NATO ponders future of Afghan mission as fatigue, frustration mount

World Nov 9, 2015

NATO ponders future of Afghan mission as fatigue, frustration mount

NATO partners are considering ways of beefing up their training and assistance mission in Afghanistan as concern grows over the ability of local forces to fight an escalating insurgency by Taliban militants, according to officials in Brussels and Kabul. The Taliban's success in seizing the ...

Asia Pacific May 5, 2015

Philippine rebels kill chief for $1 million bounty: sources

Abdul Basit Usman, the Philippine terror suspect whom the military blames for bombings in the nation's south, was killed in a shootout Sunday, the military said. Usman, who is on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's most-wanted terrorists list with a $1 million bounty, died in ...