- Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike Updated: Oct-03-15 3:56 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz run by the international medical charity Doctors Without Borders, which killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens more. It remains unclear exactly who bombed the hospital and the charity has demanded an investigation into the incident.
- The Latest: Moon condemns deadly Kunduz hospital bombing Updated: Oct-03-15 3:48 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - The latest developments from Afghanistan, where the international charity Doctors Without Borders says that at least 19 people were killed when its clinic came under "sustained bombing" as government and international forces continue to battle Taliban fighters in the northern city of Kunduz (all times local):
- Georgia man among 6 airmen killed in Afghanistan Updated: Oct-03-15 3:14 pm
ATLANTA - The Department of Defense has identified six U.S. airmen killed in the crash of a military transport plane in Afghanistan, including a man from Georgia.
- Pensacola man among 6 airmen killed in Afghanistan crash Updated: Oct-03-15 2:35 pm
PENSACOLA, Florida - An airman from Pensacola is among the dead in military plane crash in Afghanistan.
- Newcomer Hibino beats Vekic to win Tashkent Open Updated: Oct-03-15 6:25 am
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Nao Hibino of Japan cruised past Croatia's Donna Vekic 6-2, 6-2 Saturday to win the Tashkent Open final.
- 6 US airmen among at least 11 dead in Afghan plane crash Updated: Oct-02-15 1:04 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan - A U.S. Air Force C-130J military transport plane crashed overnight at an air base in eastern Afghanistan, killing six American airmen and five civilians on the aircraft, the U.S. military said Friday.
- 2 from Massachusetts base die in Afghanistan plane crash Updated: Oct-02-15 10:22 am
BEDFORD, Massachusetts - Two of the six U.S. airmen who died this week when a U.S. Air Force C-130J military transport plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan were deployed out of Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts.
- 4 from West Texas air force base die in Afghanistan crash Updated: Oct-02-15 10:04 am
DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas - Officials say four airmen from an Air Force base in West Texas were among 11 people killed in a U.S. military transport plane crash in Afghanistan.
- Afghan actress urges Afghan women to keep working Updated: Oct-02-15 4:52 am
BUSAN, South Korea - When Marina Gulbahari walked the red carpet on the first night of Asia's largest film festival, she showed the world more than the colorful traditional Afghan dress she was wearing.
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- The Latest: Afghan president says Kunduz fully recaptured Updated: Oct-01-15 11:53 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - The latest developments as the Afghan government announced it has retaken control of the northern city of Kunduz, which was captured by the Taliban earlier this week (all times local).
- Benfica beats Atletico Madrid 2-1 to take Group C lead Updated: Sep-30-15 7:03 pm
MADRID - Benfica came from behind to surprise Atletico Madrid with a 2-1 win on Wednesday, taking the lead in Group C of the Champions League.
- Another record for Ronaldo, another win for Madrid Updated: Sep-30-15 7:02 pm
MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed the 500-goal mark and Real Madrid hailed him as the club's all-time leading scorer on Wednesday, while Manchester United and Manchester City rebounded from opening losses to remain in contention in the Champions League.
- Documents: Oregon imam encouraged fighting against US troops Updated: Sep-30-15 3:18 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - An old accusation that the imam of the largest mosque in Portland, Oregon, encouraged local Muslims to fight U.S. forces in Afghanistan has been revived by government lawyers seeking to strip him of his citizenship.
- First wave of cold weather hits migrants hard in Balkans Updated: Sep-30-15 3:03 pm
BERKASOVO, Serbia - Afghan asylum-seeker Asina Ansari stood ankle-deep in mud on the border between Serbia and Croatia, clutching her feverish and shivering 2-year-old son Mohtar in a blanket.
- Astana salvages draw with Galatasaray in Champions League Updated: Sep-30-15 2:53 pm
ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan's FC Astana earned its first ever point in the Champions League with a 2-2 draw against Galatasaray on Wednesday in a match that featured three own goals.
- US worried about crushing of Tajikistan's opposition party Updated: Sep-30-15 12:58 pm
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - The U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan says it is concerned about attempts by the Central Asian nation's government to crush the country's only genuine opposition party.
- US pitches investors on Afghan airfields as drawdown looms Updated: Sep-30-15 7:34 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - U.S. and Afghan officials pitched investors Wednesday on doing business on military airfields that NATO troops will withdraw from in Afghanistan, even as the Taliban insurgency rages on in the country.
- Top-seeded Beck reaches Tashkent Open quarterfinals Updated: Sep-30-15 7:13 am
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Top-seeded Annika Beck of Germany reached the quarterfinals of the Tashkent Open on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Jana Cepelova of Slovakia.
- Prosecutors: 4 sentenced in Afghan fuel theft bribery scheme Updated: Sep-30-15 4:13 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - One current and three former U.S. Army soldiers have been sentenced for their involvement in a bribery scheme in Afghanistan that resulted in the theft of more than $10 million worth of fuel, federal prosecutors announced.
- US, Cuba leaders meet for 2nd time in this year Updated: Sep-29-15 1:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Making good on a pledge to change U.S. posture toward Cuba, President Barack Obama held talks Tuesday with Cuban President Raul Castro, the second time the leaders of the once-estranged nations have met this year.
- Poland moves to take in ethnic Poles from former USSR Updated: Sep-29-15 12:48 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Poland has earmarked funds to bring in tens of thousands of ethnic Poles now living in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other former Soviet republics, its finance minister said Tuesday.
- Misfiring Atletico hosts Benfica in Champions League Updated: Sep-29-15 6:37 am
MADRID - Atletico Madrid is looking for some new help up front.
- Barcelona to be tested without Messi in Champions League Updated: Sep-28-15 1:31 am
MADRID - Barcelona's first game without the injured Lionel Messi will be an important one in the Champions League.
- AP Interview: Kazakhstan sees unity as key to battling IS Updated: Sep-28-15 1:15 am
NEW YORK - Political divisions prevent the global community from reversing the rise of the Islamic State group, Kazakhstan's top diplomat said, urging world leaders to unite efforts to combat extremism.