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  • Taliban shoot dead Supreme Court official in Afghanistan capital

    Taliban insurgents gunned down a top official of Afghanistan's Supreme Court as he left his home in Kabul on Saturday, the latest in a spate of strikes by the hardline Islamists on a broad range of targets in and around the Afghan capital. Heavily...
  • Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan as troops head home

    Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan as troops head home
    A Taliban bomb killed two American soldiers in a NATO convoy late on Friday night near the U.S. Bagram Airfield base north of Kabul, a U.S. defense official said on Saturday. "Two International Security Assistance Force service members died as a...
  • Dozens killed in Afghanistan fighting as foreign troops head home

    The Afghan Taliban killed a Supreme Court official, a dozen mine clearers and several national and foreign soldiers but also suffered heavy losses from intensifying violence ahead of the withdrawal of most international troops in the next two weeks. In...
  • Twin blasts in Nigeria market kill 31

    Twin blasts in Nigeria market kill 31
    In Nigeria, the attacks are coming almost daily -- the latest a twin bombing Thursday in a crowded market in the city of Jos, killing at least 31 people. Suicide bombings and planted bombs kill dozens at a time, in crowded city markets, colleges and bus...
  • Seven recent blasts in Ukraine city stir fear of new Russian menace

    At least seven bomb blasts in little more than a month in Ukraine's second-largest city, Kharkiv, have stirred fears among residents and the government in Kiev that Russia-backed rebels are trying to destabilize the militarily strategic region....
  • Did CIA torture yield key information? Report says no; defenders disagree

    Did torture make America safer? The conclusion of a Senate committee that investigated CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is that it did not — that intelligence gained under duress stopped no imminent plots. But that is hotly disputed by...
  • U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

    U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
    The United States launched 20 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in recent days, military officials said in a statement on Wednesday. Since Monday, U.S. forces conducted seven strikes against the militant group in Syria and led 13 strikes in ...
  • Cheney Tech Evacuated In Manchester

    Cheney Tech Evacuated In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — Howell Cheney Technical High School was evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat, police said. An alarming message was found on a wall in the school about 8:20 a.m., and the building was evacuated. State troopers with bomb-...
  • West Hartford Family's Trauma Recounted In Book On Middle East

    West Hartford Family's Trauma Recounted In Book On Middle East
    Nearly two decades after Matt Eisenfeld and his girlfriend died in a suicide bombing in Jerusalem, his family has gained greater insight and perspective, if not solace, from the new book "The Bus on Jaffa Road." "People always ask if you've been able to...
  • Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops

    Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops
    If he had known in 2005 what he knows today, Brig. Gen. Gary Brito would have nominated Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe for the Medal of Honor. Brito knew in 2005 that Cashe, his uniform soaked with fuel, had plunged into a burning vehicle in Iraq on Oct....
  • Al Qaeda leader linked to New York subway plot is killed in Pakistan

    Pakistani officials said Saturday that Al Qaeda’s operations chief -- wanted for his alleged role in a plot to bomb New York’s subway system -- was killed in a gun battle with security forces near the Afghanistan border. Adnan Shukrijumah...