An Afghan militant group is willing to "help" U.S. and coalition forces, if they prepare to leave Afghanistan, the group’s leader said in a statement given to CNN on Monday
Indonesia is no stranger to bombings such as the one that rocked two luxury hotels in Jakarta on Friday. But this is no ordinary newscast: Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is speaking via videolink with astronaut Rakesh Sharma, who is aboard a space station.
Flashback to 1984: As a child, I am glued to my family’s black-and-white television set for our daily dose of evening entertainment and news on India’s national broadcaster. But this is no ordinary newscast: Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is speaking via videolink with astronaut Rakesh Sharma, who is aboard a space station
Twenty-five militants and six soldiers were killed Saturday night in two separate clashes between security forces and insurgents in Pakistan’s tribal region, officials said. Both clashes took place after militants ambushed security forces in South Waziristan, one of seven districts in Pakistan’s mostly ungoverned tribal region along the Afghan border, said military spokesman Gen. Athar Abbas.
Manny Pacquiao has been ordered to delay his triumphant return to the Philippines as a precaution against the spread of swine flu from the United States.
The Philippines has asked boxing idol Manny Pacquiao to delay his hero’s return to the country as a precaution against the spread of swine flu from the United States. Pacquiao, considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, cemented his reputation Saturday night when he knocked out British boxer Ricky Hatton in the second round of a match in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 30-year-old is a national hero in the Philippines where his bouts bring the country to a standstill.
Gen. David Petraeus, chief of U.S. Central Command, said Friday the maritime shipping industry must do more on its own to stop pirates.
U.S. senators from New York have announced legislation that would grant posthumous honorary citizenship to victims of last week’s shooting rampage in Binghamton, New York
At least 10 passengers from the United States and Canada were among 11 people killed in a bus wreck with a tractor-trailer in northeast Mexico, news reports said Tuesday. At least 15 passengers were injured in the Monday afternoon crash near Monterrey, on the road between Saltillo and Zacatecas, the reports said. The bus was operated by Senda Express and left McAllen, Texas, on its way to Zacatecas in central Mexico
The State Department called the expulsion of the second U.S.