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Latest War_Conflict Items
Declaring significant progress in disrupting al Qaeda and combatting the Taliban, President Obama said Thursday the United States will start withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan in July as promised. He still warned of sobering days, saying the war will remain a "very difficult endeavor."
The Obama administration yesterday released the unclassified portions of the Afghanistan and Pakistan Annual Review, produced by the National Security Staff. The upshot of the report is that things are getting better, but there's a long way to go.
A U.S. missile strike killed seven militants Thursday in a Pakistani region close to the Afghan border that has rarely seen such attacks, two Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Shiites across the Muslim world commemorated their most somber day of the year Thursday with solemn processions in which some beat their chests or cut themselves with swords and chains to mourn the death about 1,300 years ago of one of their most beloved saints.
Protesters clashed with riot police across Athens on Wednesday, torching cars, hurling gasoline bombs and sending Christmas shoppers fleeing in panic during a general strike against the government's latest austerity measures.
Craters and damaged huts mark this town that lies near the divide between north and south Sudan - the result, southern officials say, of repeated bombings by warplanes sent by Khartoum in hopes of scuttling an independence vote.
The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday lifted sanctions that barred Iraq from acquiring weapons of mass destruction and pursuing a civilian nuclear program, in a symbolic step to restore the country to the international standing it held before Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
The Berkeley City Council has indefinitely delayed a vote on whether to bestow hero status on a soldier who purportedly released classified information to WikiLeaks.
Film critic Roger Ebert's new movie review television show has been cleared to air in 192 markets across the United States and worldwide on the Armed Forces Network.