By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pakistan should get $1.1 billion in U.S. funds that have been held up for months now that Islamabad has reopened crucial NATO supply lines to Afghanistan, top senators said Tuesday.
A major obstacle to releasing the money was removed last week
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.N.'s special envoy on the Syrian crisis sought to build support for his peace efforts Tuesday with the leaders of Iran and Iraq, saying President Bashar Assad has agreed to a plan to quell the bloodshed in the
By MICHELLE FAULAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a Congolese warlord to 14 years in jail for using child soldiers - a punishment meant to bring justice for his victims, to signal a warning to others and to act as a potential landmark in
By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's acquittal of the most serious charges in a high-profile corruption case on Tuesday set off a fierce debate about how the peace process might have proceeded differently had the former leader not been driven
By SUDHIN THANAWALAAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An Air Force doctor who broke his leg while hiking in Northern California - and then ended up saving the life of one of his rescuers after the man was struck by a helicopter's rotor blade - said he still feels guilty about the incident
By WHITNEY PHILLIPSAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities made a rare disclosure Monday linked to the botched gun-smuggling investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious, revealing identities and requesting the public's help in capturing four fugitives accused in the shooting
By JAMES MacPHERSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota man accused of killing two young brothers from Texas when he drove over their tent at a campground after losing control of his speeding pickup truck was charged Monday with manslaughter and drunken driving.
Juan Acosta is
By PATRICK QUINNAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A bomb in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed six NATO service members, on a day where a total of 29 people died from roadside bombs and insurgent attacks.
NATO said the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device but provided no
By K.M. CHAUDARY and SEBASTIAN ABBOTAssociated Press
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Thousands of hardline Islamists streamed toward Pakistan's capital in a massive convoy of vehicles Sunday to protest the government's decision to allow the U.S. and other NATO countries to
By RAHIM FAIEZAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Roadside bombs and insurgent attacks killed 16 Afghan civilians, five policemen and two members of the U.S.-led coalition in southern Afghanistan where militants are trying to reclaim territory, Afghan and NATO authorities said Sunday.