- NATO chief: Not just Karzai can sign Afghan pact Updated: Dec-04-13 3:50 pm
- Russia: Iran deal ends need for missile defense Updated: Dec-04-13 7:37 am
- Kerry: Afghan troop decision is 'serious business' Updated: Dec-03-13 2:09 pm
- Kerry seeks clarity on US troops in Afghanistan Updated: Dec-03-13 6:22 am
- Pakistani activists accuse outed US spy of murder Updated: Nov-27-13 5:42 pm
- Kerry heading to Europe, Mideast Updated: Nov-27-13 1:46 pm
- Scotland sets out blueprint for independence Updated: Nov-26-13 10:20 am
- US: Afghan pact should be signed by end of year Updated: Nov-21-13 3:09 pm
- Kerry: US and Karzai agree on language for pact Updated: Nov-20-13 11:50 pm
- Serbs redo vote in tense northern Kosovo city Updated: Nov-17-13 5:13 pm
- Georgia inaugurates philosopher as president Updated: Nov-17-13 8:59 am
- Albania refuses to accept Syria's chemical weapons Updated: Nov-15-13 5:41 pm
- Bosnia's leaders fail to move forward with region Updated: Nov-12-13 10:28 pm
- US trashes, sells its unwanted gear in Afghanistan Updated: Nov-06-13 2:33 pm
BRUSSELS - NATO's chief said Wednesday that President Hamid Karzai isn't the only Afghan government official who can sign a security pact so that thousands of coalition troops can stay in Afghanistan after 2014. But an Afghan diplomat insisted Karzai will have final say anyway.
BRUSSELS - An international deal aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons will in the long run eliminate any need for a missile defense system in Europe, Russia's foreign minister said Wednesday.
BRUSSELS - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says a decision about whether to keep foreign military troops in Afghanistan after 2014 is "serious business" and urged the government in Kabul to agree to it quickly.
BRUSSELS - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is joining diplomats from around the world in hopes of persuading Afghan leaders to let international troops remain in the war-torn country beyond 2014.
ISLAMABAD - Rising anger over deadly drone attacks spurred a Pakistani political party Wednesday to reveal the secret identity of what it said was the top U.S. spy in the country. It demanded he be tried for murder, another blow to already jagged relations between the two nations.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry travels next week to Europe and the Middle East to meet with NATO officials and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Topics for discussion with the Israeli leader include ongoing negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and a recent agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program. Netanyahu has denounced the agreement with Iran.
GLASGOW, Scotland - An independent Scotland would continue to use the pound sterling as its currency, remain in the European Union and join the NATO military alliance, Scotland's government said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - The White House on Thursday called on Afghanistan to sign a new security pact with the United States by the end of the year, exposing a rift with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who said he prefers that his successor sign the document after elections next April.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. and Afghanistan have agreed on the language of a bilateral security pact that could clear the way for thousands of U.S. troops to train and assist Afghan forces after the NATO combat mission ends in 2014.
MITROVICA, Kosovo - Minority Serbs in a tense northern Kosovo city cast ballots under tight security on Sunday, redoing a vote that was derailed when masked men attacked staff and destroyed voting materials.
TBILISI, Georgia - Georgia on Sunday inaugurated a new president, 44-year-old philosopher and former university rector Giorgi Margvelashvili, who pledged to strengthen the former Soviet republic's ties with the West and maintain its commitment to NATO.
TIRANA, Albania - The mission to destroy Syria's poison gas stockpile was dealt a serious blow Friday when Albania refused to host the destruction, but the global chemical weapons watchdog said it is still confident it can eradicate the arsenal outside Syria by the middle of next year.
UNITED NATIONS - Bosnia's international administrator accused the country's leaders Tuesday of being more interested in "personal political and financial advantage" than in moving forward with the rest of the region to become part of the European Union and NATO.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - The withdrawing U.S. military is destroying most of the equipment it is leaving behind in Afghanistan after 13 years of war, selling the scrap for millions of dollars to those willing to buy it.