Gunfire and explosions rocked the area around the Indian consulate in Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif as security forces battled gunmen.» Read More
Syria will resist any incursion and send the aggressors home "in coffins," its foreign minister said, in comments aimed at Sunni Arab countries.
Embezzlement in Afghanistan is making U.S. reconstruction efforts nearly impossible. But experts say the U.S. can’t back out now.
A global coalition is meeting to focus on Islamic State's strengthening presence in Libya.
SALEM, Ore.— Andrew Selsky, a veteran foreign correspondent for The Associated Press who has reported in Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, has been named AP's Salem correspondent. Selsky, 60, has directed AP's text coverage of 45 countries in Africa as the agency's first regional Africa editor, based in Johannesburg, since 2009..
KABUL, Jan 6- U.S aircraft carried out a dozen strikes in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday as fierce battles continued with Taliban insurgents around the town of Marjah near the provincial capital, a U.S. army spokesman said. The strikes highlight the intensity of the combat in Helmand, a traditional Taliban stronghold where hundreds of...
Deteriorating relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran will damage peace talks in Syria and serve to benefit Islamic State, analysts warn.
For the next six weeks, Pentagon officials declined to release the records, citing patient privacy concerns, according to the U.S. officials. After the administration promised to deliver the records, the delegation traveled to Guantanamo and appeared set to take the prisoner off U.S. hands, the officials said. The Pentagon again withheld Ba Odah's full medical...
Syria is ready to take part in peace talks and hopes that the dialogue will help it form a national unity government, the foreign minister said on Thursday.
A U.S. aircraft appears to have mistakenly carried out an air strike that killed Iraqi security forces, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
The United Nations Security Council on Friday unanimously approved a resolution endorsing an international road map for a Syria peace process.
*Over 160,000 Afghans have migrated to Europe this year. KABUL, Dec 7- Afghan software entrepreneur Farshid Ghyasi, chief executive of the Netlinks company, is struggling to keep his best employees, as more plan to join a wave of migrants leaving for Europe that risks causing long-term damage to the country and its economy. He is not alone in bemoaning the mass...
*Companies see activity slump as NATO troops withdraw. KABUL, Dec 3- The Omid Gardizi construction company on the outskirts of Kabul is at the sharp end of a painful transformation Afghanistan faces, as billions of dollars in foreign spending come to an end and Taliban violence undermines a stuttering economy. The company employed 25 people in 2012, the year...
Angela Merkel's cabinet agreed on Tuesday on plans to join the military campaign against ISIS in Syria, a government official said.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer points out one tech company breaking out that must be on your watch list.
Jim Cramer thinks the next Presidential election could mean this group of stocks will shoot through the roof.
President Obama outlines the developing strategy to fight ISIS, and the danger ISIS poses to the world.
President Obama holds a closing news conference at the G20 summit in Turkey.
Medal of Honor recipient retired Army Capt. Florent A. Groberg joins "Squawk on the Street" after ringing the opening bell at the NYSE, and remembers those who died in combat operations in Afghanistan in 2012.
Medal of Honor recipient retired Army Capt. Florent A. Groberg receives applause on the NYSE floor before the opening bell.
The United States on Thursday carried out an air strike in Syria targeting the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John".