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  • Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

    Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
    Hundreds of mourners bid farewell Thursday to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranking Army officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War. General Greene, a former leader at Aberdeen Proving Ground who was shot to death last week in Afghanistan,...
  • The Week in Pictures | August 4 – 10, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Hiroshima, Japan, paper lanterns float on the River Motoyasu at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park as there country marked the 69th anniversary of the city's devastation by atomic bomb during...
  • Ukraine crisis sends NATO 'back to basics'

    PARIS (Reuters) - More than two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union brought an end to the Cold War, Ukraine's crisis is driving the U.S.-led defense alliance back to its original purpose: To protect its members against a perceived Russian...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 7, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps leaps off the blocks at the Phillips 66 U.S. Swimming National Championships in Irvine on Wednesday. Anaheim: Dodger shortstop Hanley Ramirez loses his grip on the bat during a...
  • Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths

    Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths
    A new Amnesty International report criticizes the U.S. government for not properly investigating civilian casualties its forces inflicted in Afghanistan. The report, called "Left in the Dark" and released at a Kabul news conference on Monday, calls on...
  • Afghanistan: Blast targeting convoy kills 4 civilians in Kabul

    A suicide blast targeting a foreign military convoy has killed at least four civilians in the Afghan capital, authorities said.  Residents of the Darulaman neighborhood of West Kabul told The Times they heard a loud blast at 11:30 a.m. local time.  In...
  • Afghan presidential rivals agree to unity government after recount

    Afghanistan's rival presidential contenders agreed Friday to accept the results of a recount of their disputed June 14 runoff and to form a government of national unity whatever the outcome of the disputed poll. The agreement announced in Kabul by...
  • Hostile ally: Danger grows for US forces in Afghanistan

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 7: The killing of Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene in Kabul by an Afghan soldier at a training academy and the refusal of Afghan politicians to agree on a new president...
  • John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute

    John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute
    U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry met with Afghanistan’s dueling presidential candidates Thursday in an unannounced visit to push for a resolution of the country's disputed election. Kerry arrived in the capital, Kabul, in the evening and...
  • Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified

    Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified
    The gunman who killed a U.S. Army major general and wounded several others at a military university in Afghanistan was identified by officials Wednesday as an Afghan soldier in his 20s who was carrying a NATO-issued assault rifle. The gunman, who...
  • Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan

    Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan
    After nearly a dozen years of war and scores of deployments, the Maryland National Guard is sending its last soldiers to Afghanistan — even as the killing of a U.S. general this week underscores the continuing volatility of the country and the...