Some say they don't mind being uprooted for now – if the Taliban are ousted for good. The Army says it should clear militants from major towns within days, though rooting them out from rural areas may take months.
The Haqqani network, born of the Russian war and nurtured by the CIA, is behind many spectacular assaults in Afghanistan.
The controversial idea – though not new – could still undermine Netanyahu and erode Israel's relations with moderate Arab countries.
Looking to increase security, Israel dropped leaflets last week warning residents to stay at least 1,000 feet from the border or risk being shot.
Hamas has vowed revenge on Fatah after a shootout between the two factions in the West Bank that left six dead.
Air France reports a possible lightning strike. Airbus 330-200 has a good safety record.
The proposed course, which is pending approval from the Education Department, will teach high school students to analyze, compare, and criticize advertisements, news stories, and TV reports from a variety of sources.
President Sarkozy calls Air France Flight 447 an unprecedented "catastrophe."
Congolese and Somali migrants forced to flee their homes during last year's brutal anti-foreigner violence say it's too dangerous for them to leave the Blue Waters camp near Cape Town.
Meet the modern-day brigands behind the sometimes sophisticated, always risky operations that raked in an estimated $80 million in ransoms in 2008.
As the frequency of attacks rises, so, too, does cost of coverage for vessels plying pirate-infested waters.
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates promised Saturday that the US will not 'stand idly by,' but the communist nation's example could be a case study in how to side-step diplomacy.
Government officials say the month-long military offensive is within days of accomplishing its goal. Next up: a second offensive in South Waziristan.
A 1980s pop star, a TV presenter, a former Beirut hostage, and a right-wing newspaper columnist are among the high-profile personalities emerging as potential challengers for seats held by discredited MPs.
Rafael Nadal's surprising loss on Sunday to Robin Soderling paves the way for Roger Federer to win the French Open this time.
Gardens and kids' bikes are small signs of an effort to create some normalcy in one of more than 170 encampments that house residents of L'Aquila, badly damaged by an April 6 quake.
The protests that blocked classes at dozens of colleges ended up underscoring the need for reform in a university system that the government says is outmoded and underperforming.
The soccer team may reside in Spain, but it's raison d'etre is for regional autonomy.