Technology offers troops in Afghanistan a respite, but some wonder if the tether is too short.
Barack Obama says resolving the Indian-Pakistani dispute over Kashmir will be a goal of his presidency, ending eight years of silence on the issue.
Militants in Pakistan seized 13 Afghanistan-bound trucks – one carrying two Humvees – without firing a single shot.
Poppy cultivation fell by about 20 percent, after two years of record harvests.
Some tribes have forced insurgents from their area, but many risks remain.
The presidential candidate met officials and soldiers here this weekend at the start of a global tour.
On Tuesday, a US Army deserter was deported. An unrelated but simultaneous video release showed a Canadian Gitmo detainee taken at age 15 crying, 'Oh Mommy!'
Muhammad Sediq Afghan's hunger strike has inspired dozens to join his nonviolent efforts.