Eight U.S. troops were killed in multiple bombings Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, making October the deadliest month of the war for U.S. forces since its start in 2001.
By Quinn Bowman
Two separate helicopter crashes in Afghanistan killed a total of 14 Americans Monday, although military officials said enemy fire was not the likely cause of the crashes.
By Dave Gustafson
Defense Secretary Robert Gates, speaking at a NATO conference in Slovakia, said Friday that allies are moving toward sending more troops and civilian aid to Afghanistan.
A firefight between drug gangs and the downing of a police helicopter in Rio de Janeiro last weekend heightened concerns about the city hosting the Olympic Games in 2016. Seth Kugel of GlobalPost provides an update in this Reporter's Podcast.
A Chinese court sentenced six Uighur men to death and a seventh to life in prison on Monday for murder and other violent crimes committed this summer during ethnic rioting in Xinjiang, China's western region.
A deadly blast ripped through a market in the restive Swat Valley on Monday, continuing a wave of attacks over the past week across Pakistan.
By Larisa Epatko
President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday -- a surprising nod considering it came during the first year of his term. Historian Peniel Joseph describes it as more of an "aspirational award" than a reward for a foreign…
Friday's surprise announcement that President Barack Obama would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize drew both praise from backers of the president and criticism from some of his harshest critics.
A large car bomb exploded Thursday morning next to India's Embassy in the center of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing 17 people and wounding more than 80.
By Arts Desk
Fashion and celebrity photographer Irving Penn died Wednesday in his Manhattan home at the age of 92, according to his photo assistant Roger Krueger. He is remembered for creating striking, minimalistic images and for adopting a craftsman-like approach to his…
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