The use of assassinations as a weapon to create (or thwart) change is nothing new. Terrorists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries used targeted killings to great effect.
Hero treated and stabilized soldiers in Afghanistan and then lowered them down a mountainside, using his body to shield them from enemy fire and shrapnel.
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan.
The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey will discuss the war in Syria, and a possible military offensive to retake the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib.
Kabul: Defense Secretary James Mattis made a surprise visit to Afghanistan's war-shattered capital on Friday.
The outgoing U.S. military commander in Afghanistan issued an impassioned call to Taliban insurgents, asking them to "stop killing your fellow Afghans."
As the Unites States tries to break the long stalemate of war in Afghanistan, regional powers continue jockeying for position.