A U.S.-led airstrike killed 22 civilians in Afghanistan's eastern Nuristan province local officials said on Friday. American officials said the targets had been insurgents attacking their soldiers.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf stepped down as army chief Wednesday -- a day before he will be sworn in as a civilian president -- in response to mounting opposition to his dual leadership role.
Six Canadian soldiers and their interpreter were killed Wednesday in a deadly roadside bombing near the restive city of Khandahar in the southeastern part of Afghanistan.
By PBS NewsHour
North Korea's representative at six-nation talks said Thursday the country insists on retaining the right to a "peaceful nuclear program," standing by its decision that has become the major sticking point in negotiations.
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