Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
U.S. believes Syria used chemicals The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
Guatemala landslide: Death toll rises, hundreds missing - Manorama Online ... likely to win Nobel Peace Prize ... Afghan Taliban divided as talks between two factions fail Pope tells US ... policewoman Effect of giving ... 10/3/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Link
Core issue of J&K top agenda for any talks: Pak - Kashmir Times UN given proof of Indian hand in Balochistan, FATA and Karachi : ... - Daily Times 10/3/2015 - 7:36 am | View Link
Obama's Big UN Week Sunk by Putin's Clever Gambit, Iran's Cold ... - Huffington Post Charles Krauthammer: Putin has pulled off a victory over Obama in ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 10/2/2015 - 11:42 am | View Link
India raising 'terror bogey' to stall talks, says Pakistan - Times of India 10/3/2015: Front Page: Kashmir is core issue, and India’s ... - Hindustan Times 10/1/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Link
Malala on Standing Up to World Leaders While Also Being a Teenager - National Geographic ‘He Named Me Malala’ Director Guggenheim on New Film - Bloomberg 10/1/2015 - 6:05 am | View Link
U.S. airstrikes back Afghan drive Despite the overnight U.S. bombing of Taliban positions, the militants extended their grip on Kunduz, forcing government forces to retreat from a strategic hilltop fortress and giving the insurgents ... ago pledging to restore peace to Afghanistan, and ... 09/30/2015 - 11:38 pm | View Link
U.S. military favors keeping troops in Afghanistan past 2016 Despite the overnight U.S. bombing of Taliban positions, the militants extended their grip on Kunduz, forcing government forces to retreat from a strategic fortress hilltop and giving the insurgents ... ago pledging to restore peace to Afghanistan, and ... 09/30/2015 - 3:54 pm | View Link
The Latest: Libya sets conditions for approving peace deal The U.N. has said the final draft of a peace deal was handed to both sides in recent days ... He said the top priorities must be saving lives, giving refugees the right to seek asylum without forcibly returing them to their homelands, treating all migrants ... 09/30/2015 - 10:46 am | View Link
Iran must become a U.S. strategic partner Christine Fair is an expert on South Asian conflict and an associate professor at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown ... Pakistan unrelentingly supports the Afghan Taliban, which has killed 2,356 U.S. military personnel and is ... 09/28/2015 - 3:40 pm | View Link
U.S. Legacy in Afghanistan: Taliban Seeks Return to Mainstream Like many other Afghans, Rustam worries that instead of bringing peace, giving the Taliban a place at the political table will only breed more violence. Rustam's fear is borne from experience. His village of Kadula — a settlement of some 100 homes about ... 07/25/2015 - 11:11 pm | View Link
Taliban: U.S. Leaving Afghanistan in ‘Defeat’ | Foreign Policy Taliban: U.S. Leaving Afghanistan in ‘Defeat’ By Reid Standish Reid Standish is an assistant digital producer at Foreign Policy. A native of British Columbia, he ... 10/2/2015 - 2:56 pm | View Website
Taliban News about the Taliban. Commentary and archival information about the Taliban from The New York Times. 10/2/2015 - 10:31 am | View Website
Taliban The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. 10/2/2015 - 8:51 am | View Website
Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban by Phil Gasper International Socialist Review, November-December 2001 The U.S. war on Afghanistan is a brutal attack ... 10/1/2015 - 7:50 pm | View Website
U.S., Qatar launch talks on fate of Taliban officials ... U.S. and Qatari officials began talks Thursday about extending security assurances for five senior Taliban members who were released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange ... 09/27/2015 - 10:08 am | View Website
PEORIA, Ariz. — Authorities are investigating the possible shooting of a vehicle on a metro Phoenix freeway.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says there are reports that someone fired from one vehicle at another on the Loop 101 freeway in the northwest Phoenix suburb of Peoria.
KPHO-TV in Phoenix reports that the vehicle has a hole in the front driver’s side window and two holes in the front passenger’s side window.
Phoenix residents have been rattled by a series of random vehicle shootings on Interstate 10 between Aug.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — The severe winter that dropped record amounts of snow in New England took a toll on the deer herd in Vermont and Maine, prompting wildlife officials to scale back the number of deer hunting permits issued this year.
As archery deer hunting season opens this weekend in Vermont, the deer population is estimated to be down 11 to 15 percent from last year to a population of around 120,000 due to the winter.