- 3 dead, 13 hurt after bomb blast at checkpoint in Kandahar Updated: Jul-05-15 3:47 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - An official says a bomb blast at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Kandahar has killed two civilians, one policeman and wounded 13 others.
- Pakistan, Afghanistan summon envoys in dispute Updated: Jul-03-15 9:02 am
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and Afghanistan are in the midst of a diplomatic dispute. The two neighbors have summoned each other's ambassadors to lodge protests over the detention of a Pakistani official in the Afghan city of Kandahar and a deadly cross-border shootout between Pakistani and Afghan border police, officials said Friday.
- Gitmo veteran now steering Europe's youths away from jihad Updated: Jun-07-15 5:47 am
PARIS - He learned warfare in an al-Qaida training camp, did time at Guantanamo and more time in a French prison. With such a resume, Mourad Benchellali may seem an unlikely youth counsellor - but he is telling his story to young Europeans, warning them against the lure of jihad.