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MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants attacked a remote guesthouse and killed nine Afghans working for a Czech charity on Tuesday, as a new report by Brown University warned that almost 100,000 people have been killed in Afghanistan since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion overthrew the Taliban regime and sparked an insurgency.
There has been "serious progress" in talks over Greece's debt crisis but much still needs to be achieved, the EU's commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs said on Tuesday. There is still "work to be done," Pierre Moscovici told French radio after emergency negotiations in Berlin joined unexpectedly by the heads of the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank. The late-night meeting in the German capital was also attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker.