VIENNA - Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, Austrian police said on Saturday. | Video
VIENNA, Austria - Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van in Austria, crammed in with 23 other refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, police said on Saturday.
KECSKEMET, Hungary - Three Bulgarians and an Afghan arrested in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 refugees found in a truck in Austria made their first appearance in court on Saturday, where they were given one month's detention to allow for an investigation.
LASHKAR GAH - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban advance in Helmand province that has undermined hopes of a negotiated peace.
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan - Taliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Monday despite repeated U.S. air strikes to repel them, adding to the insurgents' recent advances in a heavily fought over region of opium farms and trade routes.
(Reuters Health) - U.S. veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq who were discharged due to misconduct are more likely to be homeless than other returning vets, according to a new study.
KABUL - The biting political satire of a Facebook page called Kabul Taxi has got under the skin of Afghanistan's spy agency - enough so that it summoned the two journalists it suspects of being behind it for a two-hour grilling.
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan - NATO forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one of the emblematic battles of the war.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan said militants firing from Afghan territory killed four of its soldiers along the border on Sunday, as tensions continued to rise between the neighbours.
KABUL - A Taliban ambush on Afghan Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum's convoy backfired on Friday when the war-hardened leader's men fought back, killing at least four militants and capturing a dozen more on a remote highway.