| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:40 AM
A suicide bomber in a car packed with explosives struck a British Embassy vehicle Thursday, killing six people, including a British civilian security officer, and wounding more than 34 in the latest in a string of insurgent attacks in the Afghan capital....
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:40 PM
As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....
| Nov 23, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Islamist rebels were trying to wrest control Sunday of a pair of besieged pro-government towns in northern Syria, according to opposition and loyalist accounts.
Fighters from Al Nusra Front, Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, launched Grad missiles and mortar...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:40 PM
President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
The decision ensures a direct role for American troops in fighting in...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Turkish soldiers are training Kurdish peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq and will give similar assistance to a new national army unit in Baghdad as part of the struggle against Islamic State, a senior Turkish official said on Saturday.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:00 AM
For three days, Syrian rebels dug through a wall of a library that housed a trove of historical religious texts, and underneath an adjacent road.
When they were done with the 50-foot-long tunnel, they waited at one end of it for a tank to drive by,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Congressman Charlie Dent will chair a House spending panel focused on veterans affairs and military construction.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-KY, on Thursday announced his panel's 12 "cardinals" — Capitol Hill shorthand...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Countries assisting peace talks between Colombia's government and leftist rebels said Wednesday night that an agreement had been reached to free a general whose capture jeopardized the negotiations.
A joint statement from Cuba and Norway said the two...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Richard Grogan slipped on white gloves before lifting his bugle from its case.
Built to the 74-year-old Army reservist and Navy veteran's liking, the 4-year-old brass instrument has been Grogan's partner at fellow veterans' funerals and other events....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Germany's foreign minister shuttled between Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to avert all-out war between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists.
NATO's new chief, meanwhile, warned of a "serious military buildup" by Russia...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Soon after the young woman was released by the Syrian government in a prisoner exchange, activists began noticing the signs.
The woman's husband immediately divorced her. She rarely ventured outside her parents' house. Not long after, she left for...