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  • Didier Brunner Steps Down as President of Les Armateurs

    PARIS - Producer Didier Brunner, one of the driving forces of European feature film animation, has stepped down as president of Les Armateurs, the five-time-Oscar nommed Paris-based film/TV animation production house. First attracting attention with...
  • A precarious time for Afghan women

    A precarious time for Afghan women
    Ghazalan Koofi loves her mother but not the life her mother has been compelled to live. The older woman, her face cloaked in a shawl, had an arranged marriage at age 11. She didn't go to school and spent her life raising seven children with little...
  • 2 NATO service members killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A NATO service member was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday after coming under direct fire by enemy forces, officials said. A statement from the U.S.-led coalition, known as the International Security Assistance Force, didn&...
  • Camaraderie among the masterpieces in 'Museum Hours' ★★★★

    Camaraderie among the masterpieces in 'Museum Hours' ★★★&#9733
    A plaintive beauty, Jem Cohen's Vienna-set film "Museum Hours" tells a story of an unlikely friendship that arises, as so many friendships do, out of the ether of happenstance. We're introduced to Johann, played by a splendidly serene non-actor,...
  • U.S. Embassy in Kabul defends itself against blistering fraud reports

    U.S. Embassy in Kabul defends itself against blistering fraud reports
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The reports are cranked out with relentless efficiency: blistering tales of waste, fraud and abuse of American taxpayer-funded projects to rebuild Afghanistan. The damning audits from the Special Inspector General for...
  • Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Two NATO service members were killed in Afghanistan on Monday after coming under fire by enemy forces in separate incidents, officials with the U.S.-led military coalition said. The International Security Assistance Force,...
  • U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan attacked; no casualties reported

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Embassy in Kabul came under attack on Christmas morning, and the Taliban later claimed responsibility, saying it had fired four rockets at the American compound. U.S. officials said that two rounds of either mortar or...
  • Afghanistan: Three NATO troops dead in Kabul suicide attack

    Afghanistan: Three NATO troops dead in Kabul suicide attack
    KABUL, Afghanistan--Three international service members were killed Friday and at least seven civilians were wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in eastern Kabul, authorities said. In an email sent to journalists, the Taliban claimed responsibility for...
  • Insurgents hit Afghan base, kill NATO soldier

    Insurgents hit Afghan base, kill NATO soldier
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A NATO soldier was killed Saturday when insurgents attacked a military base in eastern Afghanistan, officials said. Five insurgents launched the early-morning assault on a joint Afghan-NATO base in Ghani Khel, a district in...
  • Taliban says captured British military dog is healthy

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A British special forces dog captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan two months ago is in good health and being fed a diet of kebabs, his captors say. The fate of the dog became the subject of widespread speculation after the...
  • Defying U.S. concern, Afghan government to free 72 terrorism suspects

    Defying U.S. concern, Afghan government to free 72 terrorism suspects
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top justice officials on Thursday ordered the release of 72 imprisoned terrorism suspects for lack of evidence to prosecute them, defying U.S. objections to freeing men still considered a security risk. The...
  • Who are we leaving behind in Afghanistan?

    The idea that a true soldier never leaves a comrade behind is chiseled into U.S. military creed. This heroic duty has been celebrated in story and film, and recorded in numerous battlefield citations. But does it extend to foreign allies who, though...