Posted: 12/08/2009 - Will the Iraq troop surge strategy of 2007 help serve as a guidepost for President Obama's troop increase in Afghanistan?
Posted: 12/08/2009 - The 41 other nations contributing to the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan have had to wait to hear U.S. President Barack Obama's plans. But in the end he has come down firmly on the side of the "One More Push" brigade rather than those urging "Let's Cut our Losses and Quit."
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Amanda Knox is in an Italian jail, sentenced to spend the next 26 years there for the 2007 slaying of her roommate, Meredith Kercher, while the two were exchange students in Italy.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Pentagon announced Monday the first step in the surge of more U.S. forces to Afghanistan, saying 1,500 troops from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina will deploy later this month.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan, told the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday the next 18 months will be "critical" in the war in that country.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Amber Lemna says studying "The Secret" is changing her life for the better.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Jordan Pittard, 14, remembers feeling anxious about his father being deployed with the U.S. Army in Iraq from 2006 to 2007. His mother, Lucille, a teacher, admits struggling to have enough time to work, take care of the house and talk enough to her kids.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Nigeria's Port Harcourt International Airport is buzzing with unusual activity. And perhaps for the first time it's not the departure hall that is attracting all of the attention.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Despite a target for withdrawal, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates told Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai Tuesday the United States "will never turn our back" on Afghanistan.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Iraq has finally set a date for elections -- seen as a critical step towards the withdrawal of U.S. troops -- the head of the country's Independent High Electoral Commission said Tuesday.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - London, England (CNN) -- Nigeria's Port Harcourt International Airport is buzzing with unusual activity. And perhaps for the first time it's not the departure hall that is attracting all of the attention.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - Family members of Meredith Kercher said Saturday that they were satisfied with the verdict that found American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, guilty of the brutal knifing of their loved one.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - At least three people were killed when two explosions struck a market in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday, a police spokesman and hospital official said.
Posted: 12/08/2009 - A U.S. citizen already charged with planning attacks against a Danish newspaper faces new charges for involvement in planning the terrorists attacks in Mumbai, India.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - On the first day of the global climate summit in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, the head of the U.N. Development Programme told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that she's optimistic there will be a binding international treaty next year to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - The top U.S. envoy for North Korea is due in Pyongyang on Tuesday for the highest level talks between the two countries since President Barack Obama took office.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - Mountains of peanut shells are spread out across Shengchang Bioenergy's property on the outskirts of Beijing. Local farmers drive in and out, unloading dried corn stalks in exchange for a small fee.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - The Philippine House of Representatives and Senate were meeting Monday to debate the imposition of martial law in the country's south by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the aftermath of last month's massacre of 57 civilians.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - Four American teenagers, all children of U.S. military personnel, have been arrested on charges of attempted murder after a woman was knocked off her motorbike with rope strung across two poles, Japanese police said.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - U.S. and allied troops have seized nine weapons caches, killed about a dozen militants and captured several others since an offensive began Friday in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. Marines said Monday.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - The United States and China have not offered to go far enough to combat climate change, a top European Union official said as a major international summit on the subject opened Monday.
Posted: 12/07/2009 - Flying high above the dry, sweeping plains of southern Sudan, Paul Elkan is a man on a mission.