- Afghan police: 3 insurgents killed in shootout Updated: Mar-12-14 4:37 am
- Govt vows Maoist rebels won't ruin India elections Updated: Mar-12-14 4:19 am
- Syria's Assad visits refugees near Damascus Updated: Mar-12-14 3:58 am
- Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014 Updated: Mar-12-14 3:23 am
- Rep. Lynch calls for release of Sept. 11 documents Updated: Mar-12-14 3:05 am
- Students, university attacked in central Venezuela Updated: Mar-11-14 9:53 pm
- Bill would gather data for military families Updated: Mar-11-14 9:35 pm
- Man held in mailing explosives to Arizona sheriff Updated: Mar-11-14 7:52 pm
- British shoe-bomb plotter says he flew with bomb Updated: Mar-11-14 7:19 pm
- Offensive in Somalia sees militants flee 5 towns Updated: Mar-11-14 5:57 pm
- UN: 5.5 million Syrian children affected by war Updated: Mar-11-14 5:53 pm
- Arizona utilities questioned about attack prep Updated: Mar-11-14 4:33 pm
- Crimea's parliament pushes for independence Updated: Mar-11-14 4:20 pm
- Ground broken on Belleville September 11 memorial Updated: Mar-11-14 4:11 pm
- Israeli drone crashes in Gaza; airstrike kills 3 Updated: Mar-11-14 3:55 pm
- Feds want video witness in Connecticut terror case Updated: Mar-11-14 3:40 pm
- From war to Paralympics, US vets compete on ice Updated: Mar-11-14 3:07 pm
- France arrests 8 in raid on Syrian-bound radicals Updated: Mar-11-14 1:58 pm
- Spain recalls Madrid train bombs a decade later Updated: Mar-11-14 1:36 pm
- Attacks around Iraqi capital kill 5 people Updated: Mar-11-14 12:58 pm
- After coup allegation, S Sudan treason trial opens Updated: Mar-11-14 12:01 pm
- UN: 2.8 million Syrian children out of school Updated: Mar-11-14 11:34 am
- Guardsman donates Purple Heart to WWII veteran Updated: Mar-11-14 10:23 am
- French president 'vigilant' after Africa threat Updated: Mar-11-14 9:41 am
- Pakistan delays Musharraf indictment after warning Updated: Mar-11-14 5:16 am
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Afghan police officials say three insurgents tried to storm the former intelligence service headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar, prompting a fierce gunbattle with security forces that left the attackers dead.
NEW DELHI - Maoist insurgents will not be allowed to spoil next month's Indian elections with violent attacks, the home minister said Wednesday, a day after rebels killed 16 people in their deadliest raid in almost a year.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's state TV is reporting that President Bashar Assad has made a rare public appearance, visiting people displaced by the war in a Damascus suburb.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has threatened to withdraw all American forces from Afghanistan if a new security agreement is not signed by the end of the year, but there is no legal reason the U.S. has to resort to the "zero option," as administration officials have repeatedly claimed.
BOSTON - U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch is again calling for the release of additional documents related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
CARACAS, Venezuela - At least three people were wounded Tuesday in the central Venezuela city of Barquisimeto when student protesters blocking streets were attacked by unknown gunmen, a university official in the city said.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The House Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee heard a bill Tuesday on gathering educational data on military family students for use by deployment families coming to the state.
PHOENIX - An Oklahoma man has been arrested for allegedly mailing a suspicious package that contained explosives to a sheriff in Arizona last year, authorities said Tuesday.
NEW YORK - A British man testifying in the terror trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law said Tuesday he flew on planes over the Middle East and Europe with explosives in a shoe after the Sept. 11 attacks but didn't detonate them because he was saving the bomb for an attack over America.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Columns of African Union and Somali troops are moving deeper into land controlled by al-Qaida-linked militants, forcing fighters to flee from five towns in quick succession in a further squeezing of al-Shabab's strongholds.
BEIRUT - The number of Syrian children affected by the civil war in their homeland has doubled in the past year to at least 5.5 million - more than half the country's children - with devastating effects on the health, education and psychological well-being of an entire generation, the United Nations children's agency said Tuesday.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Corporation Commission wants the state's utility companies to explain whether they're prepared to defend the electric grid against terrorist attacks.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine - As the campaign increased for tension-filled Crimea to split off from Ukraine in a weekend referendum and join Russia, the region's parliament said Tuesday that if voters approve the move it would first declare itself an independent state, a maneuver that could de-escalate the standoff between Moscow and the West.
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - Ground has been broken for a September 11 memorial in southern Illinois.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - An Israeli airstrike killed three Gaza militants on Tuesday near an area where an unmanned Israeli surveillance aircraft crashed earlier in the day, an official in the Palestinian territory said. The Israeli military said it was responding to mortar fire.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A judge should allow a witness to testify by video against a British citizen who pleaded guilty in Connecticut to supporting terrorists through websites, prosecutors said.
SOCHI, Russia - Surging across the ice as chants of "Ro-ssi-ya! Ro-ssi-ya!" from raucous Russian fans filled the venue, Joshua Sweeney felt the rush of adrenaline he used to experience as a soldier.
PARIS - Prosecutors say seven men and a woman have been arrested in France on suspicion of planning to join radical Islamic groups fighting in Syria.
MADRID - Spain's King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy joined families of victims of the Madrid train bombings Tuesday for a 10th anniversary Mass in memory of one of Europe's deadliest terrorist attacks.
BAGHDAD - Officials in Iraq say bombings and a shooting around the country's capital, Baghdad have killed at least five people.
JUBA, South Sudan - A treason trial against four senior South Sudan leaders opened Tuesday, as a court heard allegations the four helped plot a coup to topple President Salva Kiir.
GENEVA - Nearly half of Syria's school-age children - 2.8 million and counting - cannot get an education because of the devastation and violence from a civil war now entering its fourth year, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS - Monday was a special day of reflection, recognition, restoration and honor for Greene County-based Indiana Conservation Officer Greg Swanson.
PARIS - A jihadist network connected to al-Qaida has distributed online pictures and messages calling for attacks on France and President Francois Hollande over French military operations in Mali and Central African Republic.