CNN's Becky Anderson talks to a filmmaker and former ambassador to Afghanistan about the video of an execution.
Before dawn on Friday, a man wearing an Afghan uniform shot and killed three U.S. soldiers during a meeting to discuss local security issues in the southern province of Helmand.
A man in civilian clothing opened fire on a base shared with Afghan forces, killing three NATO troops, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.
A man opened fire on U.S. troops killing three soldiers and a suicide bomb attack left four more Americans dead.
Ten Ivory Coast soldiers have been killed in attacks Sunday and Monday by unidentified gunmen in Abidjan, the economic capital, the defense minister said.
An Afghan military court sentenced a local soldier to death for killing four French service members in January, authorities said Tuesday.
Turkey's President Abdullah Gul, on Syria, Egypt, the eurozone crisis & relations with Israel.
Fighting between Kurdish rebels and government troops in southeastern Turkey left more than two dozen dead Tuesday, according to reports from officials and a news agency.
Ten Colombian soldiers were killed in a rebel attack Monday, the country's defense ministry said.
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh assesses the importance of the assassination of Moulavi Arsala Rahmani.
NATO forces are here until 2014, but each day the demands on them lessen as Afghan forces take on more responsibility.
Fierce clashes followed suicide bombings and checkpoint attacks Sunday in Yemen, leaving dozens dead as the government fought back in a province largely controlled by terrorist groups, officials said.
Yemen has the second largest population of malnourished children in the world. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
A civilian mortician who was recently demoted for misconduct in handling remains of the U.S. military's war dead has resigned, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel said Friday.
Authorities say two gunmen killed two service members with a NATO-led security force in Afghanistan.
A gunman in an Afghan National Army uniform and another man shot dead two NATO soldiers at a combat outpost in southern Afghanistan Thursday, authorities said.
A man in an Afghan police uniform opened fire on NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing one, NATO said, in what seems to be the latest of dozens of cases of Afghan security forces turning their weapons on international troops who are supposed to be their allies.
Facing angry critics, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending his decision to fly flags at half-staff on Friday to honor late New Jersey native Whitney Houston.
A congressional panel Wednesday took up the uneasy topic of Afghan security forces turning on their international allies, incidents that have fueled mutual distrust at a critical juncture of the long-running conflict.
A man in an Afghan National Army uniform killed a NATO service member in southern Afghanistan, once again bringing a disturbing issue to center stage in the long Asian war -- attacks by local security forces against coalition troops.
The United States will send a team to North Korea this year to search for the remains of missing U.S. veterans of the Korean War, the Defense Department announced Friday.
Militants killed six Pakistani soldiers and wounded four others during an attack in the northwest tribal region Wednesday, a senior government official said -- part of a recent spike in attacks targeting security forces.
A soldier in the Afghan National Army uniform shot dead two French soldiers serving in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the French Defense Ministry said.
U.S. Air Force investigators found "serious misconduct" in the handling of remains of the nation's war dead at the Dover Air Force Base Mortuary, the Office of Special Counsel said Tuesday.
Ten soldiers were killed in an attack in Colombia that the army blamed on the guerrilla group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Three Indian paramilitary soldiers were wounded Tuesday when two powerful hand grenades exploded in Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, authorities said.
Kurdish militants launch a deadly attack in southeastern Turkey, killing dozens.
Twenty-four soldiers were killed and 18 injured during an attack early Wednesday morning in southeastern Turkey, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
The August downing of a Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan that killed 38 people, including 17 U.S. Navy SEALs, was caused by a rocket-propelled grenade, fired by insurgents, that struck the aircraft's aft rotor blade, the U.S. Central Command officially confirmed on Wednesday.
The Iraq war vet's routine dedicated to fallen soldiers touched competitors Kristin Cavallari and David Arquette
A military ceremony is scheduled for Sunday for six Turkish soldiers who were killed in a clash with suspected Kurdish militants over the weekend.
The U.S. embassy and other centers of power in Kabul come under attack by insurgents. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
All 77 NATO service members wounded in a Saturday attack against a coalition base in Afghanistan are U.S. troops, a spokeswoman for the International Security Assistance Force said Sunday.
As the 10th anniversary of al Qaeda's attack on the United States approaches, Taliban militants struck a coalition base in Afghanistan on Saturday, killing one person and wounding 10 others.
Three NATO-led service members died following an insurgent attack Friday in eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Three Pakistani paramilitary soldiers were killed this week in a cross-border firefight between Pakistan and India, officials said Thursday.
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh talks to Wolf Blitzer about the conditions U.S. troops are facing on the ground in Afghanistan.
August has been the deadliest month for U.S. forces in Afghanistan since the conflict began nearly 10 years ago.
Six Russian soldiers were killed and another 12 injured by an explosion during the disposal of ammunition at a firing range, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
Eight government troops were killed and at least 28 soldiers were injured in Abyan province when suspected al Qaeda militants attacked the governmental military base for Brigade 211 in Dofas district, a security official in the district confirmed.
Turkish warplanes carried out a second night of airstrikes against suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq, as deadly clashes erupted within Turkey between security forces and guerrilla fighters.
Damaging allegations over phone hacking are continuing to mount against Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
The U.S. Defense Department Thursday released the names of U.S. military personnel killed in Saturday's downing of a helicopter in Afghanistan.
I was barely through my first cup of coffee Saturday morning when my husband called. He's not deployed now, but had to spend Friday night training at Fort Bragg. He'd heard rumors about the helicopter crash in Afghanistan but didn't know any details. I quickly jumped on CNN.com and found the headline "Dozens of Americans dead," and my heart fell like an anchor.
About a thousand Turks and Kurds demonstrated in central Istanbul on Thursday, calling for peace and an end to Turkey's longstanding Kurdish problem.
Hundreds of people marched in central Istanbul Sunday to protest the Kurdish separatist group PKK killing 13 Turkish soldiers during an ambush Thursday in southeastern province of Diyarbakir.
An Indian soldier and five suspected militants died in a shootout that lasted all day in Indian-administered Kashmir, authorities said Saturday.
Authorities planned funerals Friday for 13 Turkish soldiers killed in what the NATO secretary general condemned as a "terrorist attack" in a southeastern province.
The Mauritanian army responded to an attack Tuesday by a terrorist group aligned with al Qaeda by mounting a counterattack in northeastern Mauritania that killed about 20 members of the group and captured nine others, military sources told CNN.
A car bomb targeting an Iraqi military patrol on Saturday killed a soldier and wounded 11 other people, a local official said.
Government soldiers retook on Thursday the Wahda Stadium on the outskirts of the southern town of Zinjibar after a day of fighting clashes against suspected al Qaeda militants, security officials in Zinjibar said.
CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the dire economic situation in Yemen's restive capital.
Mauritanian special forces joined troops from Mali in launching an offensive targeting what they called an al Qaeda base camp, Mauritanian army officials said Sunday.
Two Spanish soldiers were among at least six coalition troops killed over the weekend in bombings and attacks around Afghanistan, according to military officials.
Two U.S. service members were killed Monday during operations in southern Iraq, the U.S. military said Tuesday.
A New York Times reporter in Iraq says at least five U.S. troops died after rockets were fired form a Kia pick-up truck.
Two service members with the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan died in a helicopter crash Sunday.
All eight NATO soldiers killed by two blasts in southern Afghanistan this week were American, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday.
Tensions mounted Tuesday when NATO helicopters flying in eastern Afghanistan fired across the border into Pakistan after being fired on twice, according to a NATO official.
Violence rocked embattled Yemen on Saturday as suspected militants killed government soldiers for the second day in a row and security forces wounded around three dozen anti-government protesters.
A shirt taken from a dead Japanese soldier was returned to relatives -- giving them something to put on the family altar
The eight American troops killed by an Afghan pilot earlier this week at an airport in Kabul were all armed with "weapons and ammo," according to the preliminary findings released Friday of an investigation by NATO and the Afghan government.
Five troops killed in a suicide bombing this weekend at a military base in eastern Afghanistan were members of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division, a senior U.S. military official said Sunday.
Suspected al Qaeda militants killed four Yemeni soldiers Sunday, the same day the U.S. State Department warned Americans against traveling to the country.
Dozens of African Union soldiers have been killed in two weeks of fierce fighting in Somali capital of Mogadishu, clashes that resulted in significant gains against local and foreign extremists, according to an African Union official familiar with the scale of those losses.
At least two U.S. troops are dead after shooting incident at Frankfurt International Airport in Germany.
The Supreme Court ruled that a Kansas church whose members travel the country to protest at military funerals, holding signs that say "Thank God for dead soldiers" and "God blew up the troops," has a right to continue such demonstrations.
Families are disappointed in a Supreme Court ruling that allows a church to picket military funerals.
Volunteers march before building a home for Patrick Zeigler, a U.S. soldier wounded in the 2009 Fort Hood shootings.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that a critical phase in the transfer of security authority from international to domestic forces would begin March 21, a precursor to a planned full handover three years hence.
Three U.S. troops were killed Saturday in Iraq, including two who were slain by at least one Iraqi soldier in the northern city of Mosul.
The total number of Iraqi civilians and security forces personnel killed in violence in 2010 was higher than in 2009, according to a CNN tally based on figures released throughout 2010 from Iraq's defense, interior and health ministries.
U.S. preparations to withdraw troops by the end of 2011 bring fresh security fears for Iraq. Jomana Karadsheh reports.
A top North Korean general offered Sunday to help return the remains of several hundred U.S. troops killed during the Korean War, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said.
Two mothers of soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan tell us the true cost of war in their own words.
At least seven Yemeni troops have been killed in two attacks in the southern part of the country, Yemeni officials said Friday.
A Northern Ireland court gave the go-ahead Thursday for the trial of two men charged with shooting dead two British soldiers last year.
A British soldier has been killed in Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defense said Wednesday.
Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded after a suicide car bomb attack at an Iraqi army checkpoint, local police told CNN.
Two Romanian troops were killed in southern Afghanistan Friday in a bombing, the Romanian Defense Ministry confirmed.
Seven people were killed and 32 suspected militants were arrested in Yemen during a military offensive touted by the government as part of an intensified hunt for terrorists, the state-run news agency reported Sunday, citing security sources.
Four Yemeni soldiers were killed and three others wounded Wednesday in ongoing clashes between the country's military and suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen, the military said.
Nine Iraqi soldiers were killed and six others were critically wounded Wednesday when a roadside bomb struck a minibus near Tal Afar in northern Iraq, police said.
Like so many U.S. service members before them, the bodies of Sgt. Phillip Jenkins and Pvt. James McClamrock returned late Thursday to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, the most recent deaths of the war in Iraq.
A second television presenter was killed in as many days in Iraq, police said Wednesday.
The Iraqi military says an Iraqi soldier killed two U.S. soldiers and injured 9 others. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
In only eight months, 2010 has become the deadliest year for U.S. troops in Afghanistan, according to a CNN count of Pentagon and NATO figures.
Two American troops died Sunday after separate attacks in southern Afghanistan, bringing the total of soldiers killed in the war-torn nation over the weekend to 10, NATO's the International Security Assistance Force said.
Three Americans were killed in Afghanistan Saturday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
Afghan and coalition soldiers fought off assaults on two military bases Saturday and killed more than 20 insurgents, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
At least 11 people were killed in a bombing in Diyala province Wednesday morning, police said.
Of all the issues on the agenda when British Prime Minister David Cameron hosted Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari last week, none were more important than talks on cooperation between the two countries in countering terrorism and extremism.
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