United States President Barack Obama has promised troops in Afghanistan that the war will come to a close by the end of 2014.
The Associated Press reported Mr Obama had said Afghan forces would be taking primary responsibility for the security of their country.
The President made the statement at an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Field ahead of the United States' Memorial Day holiday.
More top news
The latest bronze tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo took a hammering on social media after it was unveiled at Madeira Airport on Wednesday.
Festival Organisers released another 88 acts on the line-up set to appear in Somerset this June, including Stormzy, The XX and The National.
The new sugar targets are being introduced in an effort to tackle childhood obesity as a third of children are leaving school overweight.