Iraq votes amidst worst violence, PM `certain` of winning

Over 50,000 polling stations are open across the country for electing a 328-seat Parliament.

Pak warns US against `mindless, hasty` Afghan withdrawal

Pak Defence Min Naveed Qamar has cautioned the US against a "mindless, hasty withdrawal" in 2014.

Afghan Taliban claim credit for US withdrawal

The Taliban marked 10th anniversary of the Afghan war by claiming to have forced the United States and NATO to withdraw from the country.