In other news on Tuesday, the man accused of plotting a failed car bombing in Times Square appeared before a federal magistrate in Manhattan and a suicide bombing attack killed five Americans and one Canadian near Kabul.
The Taliban claimed credit for an attack on the U.S. consulate in Pakistan that killed at least four Pakistanis following a suicide bombing that left dozens dead at a nearby rally. Gwen Ifill reports.
Iraqis went to the polls this week to cast votes in the country's parliamentary election. With the results forthcoming, Gwen Ifill talks to a reporter in Baghdad about the larger-than-expected turnout, the security situation and how the next government might…
By Molly Finnegan
Five people were killed in Islamabad Monday, when a suicide bomber dressed in a military uniform detonated an explosive in the lobby of the U.N.'s World Food Program Pakistan headquarters.
The Taliban claimed credit for a suicide bombing Wednesday that killed Afghanistan's deputy chief of intelligence and at least 22 other people outside a mosque in the provincial capital Mehtar Lam, east of Kabul.
Four bombings over the last two days have killed at least 60 in Iraq, raising concerns as the June 30 deadline for all U.S. troops to be out of Iraqi cities approaches. New York Times reporter Campbell Robertson reports from…
By PBS NewsHour
A wave of violence continued in Iraq on Thursday, when bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk left three U.S. soldiers dead and at least nine others wounded.
By PBS NewsHour
Two suicide bombers struck a Shiite holy site in Baghdad Friday, killing at least 60 people and wounding at least 125 more.
Oil prices dropped on worries about Detroit automakers, and a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform targeted a police station in Afghanistan, killing nine people.
In other news, the Dow Jones industrial average and the Nasdaq both made gains and computer giant IBM announced it will cut about 5,000 jobs from its U.S. workforce.
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