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. FULL POST
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) - Militants in northwest Pakistan shot and killed four men they accused of spying for the United States, police told CNN.
The bullet-riddled bodies were found Saturday dumped along a road in North Waziristan, a district in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, said senior police official Sajid Mohmand. FULL POST