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The Afghan government's failure to tackle rampant corruption is widely seen as providing impetus to the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan, according to a new report.
Movies get a lot right and a lot wrong. The 'wrong' stuff tends to happen when movies (and TV) get all 'deep' and metaphorical and 'what if' on you.
An independent report into the leak of hundreds of e-mails from one of the world's leading climate research centers on Wednesday largely vindicated the scientists involved, saying they acted honestly and that their research was reliable.
A former Michigan congressman accused of accepting stolen funds to lobby on behalf of a charity with suspected ties to terrorism pleaded guilty Wednesday to obstruction of justice, but prosecutors said more serious charges would likely be dropped.
The European Union on Tuesday banned most of Iran Air's jets from flying to Europe because of safety concerns, emphasizing that the move was not related to U.N. sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.
Britain will hold a judge-led inquiry into charges that its spies were complicit in the torture of terrorism suspects held by the U.S. and other allies.
Ethnic tensions ran high in northern Kosovo on Tuesday after a series of violent incidents that threaten to destablize the Balkans ahead of the International Court of Justice's decision on Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia.
Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday placed a wreath at the site of the Sept. 11 attacks during her first visit to New York City in more than 30 years.
The United Arab Emirates ambassador to the United States said Tuesday that the benefits of bombing Iran's nuclear program outweigh the short-term costs such an attack would impose.