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Afghan President Hamid Karzai appealed for calm Wednesday after seven people were killed in clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters furious over the burning of Muslim holy books at a U.S. military base.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai appealed for calm Wednesday after clashes in several cities between Afghan security forces and protesters furious over the burning of Muslim holy books at a U.S. military base left seven people dead.
The United States apologized Tuesday for the burning of Muslim holy books that had been pulled from the shelves of a detention center library adjoining a major base in eastern Afghanistan because they contained extremist messages or inscriptions.
A car bomb exploded just outside the police headquarters of a southern Afghanistan city on Sunday, killing at least seven people, officials said.
The Marine Corps on Friday laid the groundwork for deciding what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken in the case of an Internet video purporting to show Marine snipers urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan.
Japan is poised to declare its crippled nuclear plant virtually stable, nine months after a devastating tsunami.
Voicing cautious optimism, the top NATO commander in Afghanistan said Tuesday that he's seeing signs of a possible lifting of Pakistan's communications blackout imposed on the U.S.-led coalition after NATO airstrikes killed two dozen Pakistani forces last month.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday to meet with commanders as the U.S. grapples with an eroding relationship with Pakistan that has complicated supply routes and helped fuel insurgents in the east.
The U.S. military is working around a Pakistani government border blockade by shipping small amounts of some supplies for the Afghan war through other countries, U.S. defense officials said.