Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger U.S.-India ties

/ Jun 27, 2017

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger U.S.-India ties

Hugging outside the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." Trump declared he was "true friend" of India and ...

U.S. 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Mattis tells frustrated Congress

Jun 14, 2017

U.S. 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Mattis tells frustrated Congress

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told exasperated lawmakers Tuesday that America still is "not winning" in Afghanistan, as U.S. military commanders push for additional troops to help stabilize the country's security crisis. Mattis's latest assessment comes nearly 16 years after the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan and ...

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

Jun 6, 2017

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

Afghanistan's president said Tuesday that last week's suicide truck bombing in the heart of the capital killed more than 150 people, making it the deadliest single attack in the country since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion to topple the Taliban. The attack added to growing concerns ...

Huge blast kills scores, rocks embassies in Afghan capital

May 31, 2017

Huge blast kills scores, rocks embassies in Afghan capital

At least 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital and shattering windows hundreds of meters away. Bodies littered the scene and a towering plume of ...