KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban's spokesman says the group will open a political office in Qatar to try to find a political solution to the war in Afghanistan.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of hundreds of mourners attending a funeral in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing 27 people. Among those killed was a newly-elected lawmaker who may have been the target, authorities said.
The price of oil climbed back above $98 a barrel Tuesday, a day after briefly touching a nine-month high, as traders awaited the start of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A police officer says the death toll from a bomb that ripped through a crowded funeral in northwest Pakistan has risen to 20 people.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani spokesman says a bomb blast at a funeral in northwestern Pakistan has killed 12 people.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan forces have taken over the lead from the U.S.-led NATO coalition for security nationwide, President Hamid Karzai announced Tuesday in a significant milestone in the 12-year war.
LONDON (AP) — Stocks edged higher Tuesday ahead of a two-day policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve that could have a huge influence on how investors see the future path of the country's monetary policy.
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of U.S. benchmark oil fell slightly Tuesday, a day after briefly touching a nine-month high, as traders awaited the start of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets traded fitfully Tuesday as investors watched for signs of a possible change in U.S. stimulus efforts by the Federal Reserve.
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday as investors watched for signs of a possible change in U.S. stimulus efforts by the Federal Reserve.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai says his country's armed forces are taking over the lead for security around the country from the U.S.-led NATO coalition.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A large bomb exploded in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least three people on the day the international military coalition hands over responsibility for fighting the Taliban insurgency to the nascent national army and police they have been training.
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese university has built the world's fastest supercomputer, almost doubling the speed of the U.S. machine that previously claimed the top spot and underlining China's rise as a science and technology powerhouse.
TOKYO (AP) — Jitters over a possible change in U.S. stimulus efforts by the Federal Reserve helped pull share prices mostly lower in early Asian trading Tuesday.
The price of oil climbed to above $98 a barrel Monday amid concerns over an escalation in the civil war in Syria and as traders awaited a critical meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the week.
LONDON (AP) — Growing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will maintain its current policy stance gave stocks a boost Monday.
BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices rose Monday ahead of a critical meeting of U.S. central bank policymakers later in the week.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns into a convoy carrying goods to the Afghan capital on Monday, killing three drivers and wounding two others, an official said.
TEKANI, Bangladesh (AP) — Moushumi's family now has one of the largest homes in their village — two bedrooms plus a living area with walls made of sturdy brick. Her father and brother will soon have a small business out front, selling furniture her dad will make. There will be money to pay for her younger sister to get married when it's time.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police chief survived a suicide car bomb attack on his convoy that wounded three officers early Monday, officials said. It was the latest apparent attempt on a commander's life in an intense Taliban assassination campaign.