"President Hamid Karzai's brother said Thursday that U.S.-led coalition forces mistakenly killed one of the president's cousins during a raid in southern Afghanistan," The Associated Press reports. "NATO forces stormed 65-year-old Mohammad Karzai's home in the southern city of Kandahar late Wednesday, killing him and detaining his son, according to the president's brother, Ahmad Wali Karzai."
As Egypt and Tunisia struggle to form viable governments following the exit of their longtime leaders, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to visit the two nations next week. In Congress Thursday, Clinton told Congress that the goal is to help them move toward democracy.
Clinton also said that she will meet with members of Libya's anti-Gadhafi movement. And she said that the Obama administration is suspending all ties to Libya's Washington embassy.
Here's a report filed by Michele Kelemen for Newscast: