The Taliban denounced this week's international conference on Afghanistan's future, saying the "vague and terrible agenda" shows that the United States and its allies intend to abandon the country and blame their ultimate defeat on the Afghan government.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday reaffirmed his commitment for Afghan police and soldiers to take charge of security nationwide by 2014 and urged his international backers to distribute more of their development aid through the government.
A small change in Sweden's schooling law is about to make a big difference for Swedish home-schooling families, potentially causing them to flee to other countries or bring cases to international courts to protect religious and parental rights in the socialist country.
Anna Tatishvili of Georgia has rallied to defeat Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova 0-6, 7-5, 7-5 and reach the second round of the Prague Open.
North Korea said Friday an American imprisoned for illegally entering the reclusive country has tried to kill himself.
The Security Council unanimously deplored the March attack on the South Korean naval warship that resulted in the deaths of 46 sailors as the White House anticipated North Korea's increased isolation.
Sweden abolished its 100-year tradition of compulsory military service for men during peacetime Thursday. In its place is a voluntary system with rigorous requirements to join.
She's back, that strange enigma of a woman with a dragon tattoo, who has played with fire, and in her latest adventure has kicked a hornet's nest in Sweden's national government.
When allocating blame for the crisis in the Gulf, BP executives aren't the only ones with oil on their hands. The British petroleum giant should be held legally liable for damage caused by the oil leak, but only for costs related to its portion of the responsibility. At every step, government has hampered cleanup efforts, thereby exacerbating the problem. That's not BP's fault.