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More US troops for Afghanistan

The Pentagon today announced it would send 3,200 additional US troops to Afghanistan this spring, and that would boost US troops numbers to their highest levels since 2001

The Taliban strategy

The luxury hotel in Kabul where Taliban attackers killed seven people yesterday is frequented by foreigners and diplomats, and The World's Jeb Sharp examines whether yesterday's raid represents a new strategy by the Taliban to target civilians, especially

Suicide bomb kills Afghan official

The Taliban claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Helmand province which killed several people, including the province's deputy governor, as Gregory Warner reports from Kabul, Afghanistan.

Global Politics

State-sponsored protest in Belgrade

More than 100,000 people hit the streets of Belgrade to protest Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia four days ago, and some protesters also broke into the US Embassy to show their displeasure with American support for Kosovo

Global Politics

EU gives Serbia a warning

US and European officials have issued a stern warning to Serbia following yesterday's attack on the US embassy in Belgrade where protestors upset by Kosovo's declaration of independence set the embassy on fire