Most Shared Stories Tagged: Afghanistan

Seeking a ban on cluster bombs

An international conference aimed at building support for a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs wrapped up in New Zealand today, and so far, 82 countries have signaled their support

Violence rising in Afghanistan

The World's Jason Margolis reports on why violence in Afghanistan has risen to its highest levels since the U.S. led invasion of 2001; the conflict claimed some 8,000 lives last year alone.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Simon Broughton, editor of a British music magazine called "Songlines." The magazine is celebrating its 50th edition with a list of "50 Great Moments in World Music."

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Afghan aid report

The World's Katy Clark reports that aid groups working in Afghanistan today are complaining that international funding for reconstruction there has been insufficient and mismanaged.