Control of roads and rural areas vexes coalition effort.
Bilal Abdulla received life in prison for a 2007 attack on the Glasgow airport and a foiled plot against a London nightclub.
In Afghanistan, US and NATO reassess their strategy amid concerns that their efforts are failing.
The US is finalizing a $15 billion aid package, Sen. John Kerry told Indian newspapers Monday.
A British seed bank worries that lack of funding will stop the work of saving the world's most diverse collection of seeds.
A growing feud between Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's chief lieutenant, and Sayyed Imam al-Sharif, the jailed ex-leader of Egypt's Islamic Jihad, could weaken support for Al Qaeda.