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May 30, 2015 10:14 AM Italy says 4,200 migrants rescued off Libyan coast from 22 boats; 17 found dead on 1 boat

Afghan migrants wait outside the police station to receive temporary traveling papers at Kos island, Greece Saturday, May 30, 2015. Greece and Italy are the main points of entry into the European Union for refugees and economic migrants from the Middle East and Africa hoping to reach other European Union countries. According to government estimates 57

May 27, 2015 1:19 AM Explosions, gunfire in central Kabul, Afghanistan; hotel could be target

(CNN)The sound of explosions and gunfire shook Kabul on Tuesday in what a police source described as an attack on a hotel owned by the son of Afghanistan's former President. Fighting between militants and Afghan security forces raged for hours, starting around 11 p.m. and continuing into the early morning. A police source told CNN the target was the Heetal 18

May 25, 2015 7:55 PM UN Chief Wants More Options for Refugees, Recalls Lost Home

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to the world to find new ways to provide shelter to refugees. People like him. Speaking Monday to a group of Afghan, Syrian and other war refugees in Ireland, the U.N. chief recalled his family's Korean War escape. Ban said: "One of my earliest memories is fleeing with my family into the hills surrounding 39

May 23, 2015 4:19 PM US NATO commander in Afghanistan says IS growing but not yet operational

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The commander of international forces in Afghanistan said on Saturday that the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in Afghanistan but is not yet operational there. General John F. Campbell said the group's sophisticated social media campaign was attracting Taliban fighters based in Afghanistan and Pakistan who are disgruntled 26

May 23, 2015 2:58 PM Top US Commander Says IS Actively Recruiting in Afghanistan

The commander of international forces in Afghanistan says the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in Afghanistan but is not yet operational there. General John F. Campbell said on Saturday the group's sophisticated social media campaign is attracting Taliban fighters in Afghanistan and Pakistan who are disgruntled with the lack of progress in more than 10 years 36

May 23, 2015 6:40 AM Official says roadside bomb kills 2, including a district chief, in southern Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed that two people, including a district administrative chief, in the country's south. Dost Mohammad Nayab, spokesman for the provincial governor of Uruzgan province, said Saturday that Mohammad Ismail Haqyar, district chief of Charcheno, along with his bodyguard were killed while 43

May 22, 2015 1:21 PM U.S. calls fall of Ramadi 'very serious'

Is ISIS victory in Ramadi just a 'setback'? A car bomb, believed to be set by ISIS militants, explodes at the gate of a government building near the provincial governor's compound in Ramadi, Iraq, on Saturday, May 16. Iraqi soldiers fire their weapons toward ISIS group positions in the Garma district, west of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, on Sunday 124

May 21, 2015 8:18 PM Army Sergeant Sentenced in 2013 Afghan Fuel Bribery Scheme

Federal prosecutors in Georgia say an Army sergeant has been sentenced in a bribery scheme that involved Afghan truckers reselling military fuel on the black market. Prosecutors say 41-year-old James Edward Norris of Fort Irwin, California, was sentenced Thursday to 51 months in prison and ordered to pay $176,000 in restitution. Prosecutors say Norris 23

May 21, 2015 1:53 PM Air strikes kill 15 militants in northwest Pakistan: officials

PARACHINAR, Pakistan Air strikes killed at least 15 suspected militants in Pakistan's northwestern Shawal Valley on Thursday, intelligence officials said, a week after security forces moved in on Taliban strongholds there. The deeply forested ravines of the valley are a key smuggling route between Pakistan and Afghanistan, and are dotted with Taliban 39

May 19, 2015 5:02 PM 4 dead, 24 wounded in suicide bombing at Afghan Justice Ministry

Kabul struggles as U.S. prepares to leave (CNN)Four Afghan civilians were killed and 24 more wounded in a suicide bombing Tuesday afternoon outside Afghanistan's Justice Ministry, an Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman said. An explosives-laden vehicle was detonated in the Justice Ministry's parking lot around 4 p.m. (7:30 a.m. ET) Tuesday, according 38