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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
The American government has already spent about $107 million - double the initial estimate - on the five-story Defense Ministry headquarters, which will include state-of-the-art bunkers and the second-largest auditorium in Kabul.
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6 hrs ago | Anorak
MOST of us will never know the horrors of war: we leave the front-line butchery and barbarism to others, content to judge the effectiveness of military strategy from our armchairs and calmly pontificate on the relative morality of battles lost and won.
10 hrs ago | BBC News
After three tours of duty in Afghanistan, former US special operations soldier Matthew Griffin now wants to help the country by opening a factory there instead of going on combat missions.
Dust trails several U.S. soldiers as they head past twisted and blackened tanker trucks on Highway 1 in search of insurgents who set the vehicles on fire.
South Africans flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, starting planned events that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times.
IRNA quoted Rouhani as telling visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai: "We believe that all foreign forces should leave the region and that the security of Afghanistan should be handed over to people of the country."
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, shakes hands with Afghan Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, left, during a meeting at the International Security Assistance Force Headquarters on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Whistler may have had sub-zero temperatures this week, but the stars didn't mind, and still strutted their stuff for the cameras at the Whistler Film Festival.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei listens to Revolutionary Guards Commander Mohamad Ali Jafari during a ceremony in Tehran last month.
Darwin boys Private Luke Pickering and Private Andrew Roberts from the 7th Royal Australian Regiment, are guardian angels working with the Afghan National Army's 205th Hero Corp in Afghanistan.
This handout photo provided by the US Army, taken Oct. 26 shows a 10th Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47 Chinook helicopter, operated by members of the Texas and Oklahoma National Guard, flying a personnel and equipment movement mission over Kabul, Afghanistan.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting with American forces in Afghanistan amid a stubborn stand-off between the U.S. and Afghan leaders over a security agreement that President Hamid Karzai still refuses to sign despite increasing pressure from diplomatic and defense officials.
About 3,000 people are expected to gather at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addresses the International Institute of Strategic Studies conference in Manama, Bahrain, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
At least 52 people were killed in a deadly attack in the Yemeni capital Thursday when militants penetrated the headquarters of the nation's Ministry of Defense in a two-stage assault that began shortly after the start of the workday.