| Feb 2, 2014
Two recent incidents in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of more than 30 civilians. The first was a U.S. airstrike in support of Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in Parwan Province, the second a Taliban suicide attack on a popular restaurant in...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:57 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — The campaign to succeed Afghan President Hamid Karzai officially began Sunday amid deep uncertainty about the prospects for a peaceful election after two aides to a leading candidate were killed in the normally peaceful...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Open Road Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to the Barry Levinson pic "Rock the Kasbah" starring Bill Murray.
Pic also stars Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, Shia LaBeouf and Zooey Deschanel.
QED's Bill Block, Venture Forth's...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A British special forces dog captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan two months ago is in good health and being fed a diet of kebabs, his captors say.
The fate of the dog became the subject of widespread speculation after the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Austrian cinema looks set to make another big splash at this year's Berlin Film Festival. The diverse lineup is certain to springboard to fests around the globe, where Austrian film continues to represent an increasingly broad range of up-and-coming...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 3:14 AM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India -- Civilian deaths in the conflict in Afghanistan rose sharply last year, nearing the record levels of bloodletting reached in 2011 as Afghan security forces stepped up operations andTaliban-led insurgents continued to target...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:43 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two civilians working for the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan were killed Monday in a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO convoy in eastern Kabul, officials said.
An official at Pul-e-Charkhi prison, near the site of the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:16 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan – The U.S. military on Tuesday slammed Afghanistan for continuing to order the release of prisoners who the United States believes are dangerous, but who Afghan officials say cannot be prosecuted because authorities lack evidence....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:42 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Over strong U.S. objections, Afghanistan on Thursday released 65 prisoners it has said it cannot prosecute despite American warnings that they could return to attacking coalition forces and civilians.
The U.S. military had...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- On the feast day of St. Valentine in the Anglican Church and various other religious jurisdictions around the globe, love may have been in the air, but not here in the Nation's capital.
About a foot of snow covered the monuments, short-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The Social Security Administration plans to streamline its review of disability claims for veterans starting next month, shaving weeks off the process by which it determines benefits, officials are set to announce Wednesday.
The Woodlawn-based agency...