May 9th, 2010
10:00 PM ET

Pelosi in Afghanistan

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a congressional delegation held talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai Saturday, after a meeting with U.S. troops and the top U.S. military commander in the country.  FULL POST

Filed under: Karzai
May 9th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Photo Spotlight: Enjoying a swim in Kabul

Afghan men spend a sunny day at a Kabul pool swimming, diving and sunning themselves. Swimming was one of the many sports banned under Taliban rule, although women are still not allowed to swim in public.


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