June 18, 2013 RSS feed / World

Karzai: Afghan troops take lead to secure country

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghan forces have taken over the lead from the U.S.-led NATO coalition for security nationwide, President Hamid Karzai announced today in a significant milestone in the 12-year war. More...

New form of protest in Turkey: silence

ISTANBUL (AP) — After weeks of sometimes violent confrontation with police, Turkish protesters have found a new form of resistance: standing still and silent. More...

Suicide attacks kill 24 people in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say the casualty toll from a double-suicide bombing attack in and around a Shiite mosque in Baghdad has risen to 24 killed and 52 wounded. More...

U.S.-Russia divided over Syria solution

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — The leaders of major economic powers are declaring themselves dedicated to a political solution to Syria’s bloody civil war, even as President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin stake ou More...