Russian opposition leaders form coalition
Seldom visible in the Yemeni mountains, the elite U.S. commandos training the Yemen's military represent the Obama administration's quest to fight terrorism without inflaming anti-American sentiment.
Prince Harry is 26 _ and like many 20-somethings, he is working on his birthday.
Militants launched mortar shells into Israel and Israeli jets bombed targets in Gaza on Wednesday, just as Israeli and Palestinian leaders held peace talks in Jerusalem with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Indian police opened fire Wednesday on Muslim demonstrators in a town near Kashmir, killing four people and wounding 30 as leaders of India's main political parties debated how to end months of separatist protests in the region.
The U.S. was slow to take seriously the threat posed by home-grown radicals, and the government has failed to put systems in place to deal with the growing phenomenon, according to a recent report compiled by the former heads of the Sept. 11 commission.
U.S. and Afghan forces began advancing slowly Wednesday through the insurgent-filled district in southern Afghanistan that gave birth to the Taliban movement, treading ground where guerrilla fighters have operated freely for years, the British general in charge of NATO troops here said.
A mortar attack by Palestinian militants and airstrikes by Israel formed the grim backdrop as Mideast leaders ended their latest round of peace talks Wednesday, still divided on major issues. There was no word on when they would meet again.
U.S. and Iraqi forces launched a raid on the former insurgent stronghold of Fallujah Wednesday, killing six people in the second incident this week in which American troops were involved in fighting despite the official end of combat.