An Afghan employed by the U.S. government killed one American and wounded another in an attack on a CIA office in Kabul, officials said Monday.Sunday's shooting is the latest in a growing number of attacks this year by Afghans working for international forces.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been generating international attention recently with sharp criticism of three countries that have had close relations with his country: Israel, Syria and the United States.In an interview with Morning Edition's David Greene, Erdogan said the
In Afghanistan, women's groups are claiming a rare victory.Last winter, the government was planning to bring battered women's shelters under government control.Women's rights advocates sprang into action, complaining that the new rules would turn shelters into virtual prisons for women who had run a
Egypt's military rulers announced that a decades-old emergency law curtailing civil rights will continue until at least next June.Ending the controversial law was a key demand of Egyptian protesters who forced former President Hosni Mubarak from power in February.
As Greece waits for international inspectors to return to Athens this week for a fiscal audit that will decide whether it gets vital bailout money, deep distrust of foreign creditors sparked violent protests and transit strikes.Mass-transit workers were expected to hold a 24-hour strike Monday.
A couple months ago, Jake Featheringill and his wife got robbed.It wasn't serious. No one was home at the time, and no one got hurt. But for Featheringill, it was just the latest in a string of bad luck."We made a decision," he says. "We decided to pick up and move in about three days.