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U.N. report says U.S. air strikes on Afghan drug labs unlawful, hit civilians

U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan in May killed or wounded at least 39 civilians, including 14 children, and violated inte...

U.N. report says U.S. air strikes on Afghan drug labs unlawful, hit civilians

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U.S. Disputes Finding That Airstrikes on Afghan Drug Labs Killed 30 Civilians The American military said the facilities were funding the Taliban. But a United Nations report argued that those working in the labs were not “performing combat functions.”...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Afghanistan probe: ‘at least 60 civilians’ killed after US military airstrikes on alleged drug labs “Multiple” airstrikes by the US military on alleged methamphetamine drug labs in a remote area of western Afghanistan earlier this year, killed or injured dozens of civilians who should not have been ...
18:00, 2019-10-09

United Nations: U.S. airstrikes on Afghan drug facilities killed civilians U.S. airstrikes on suspected drug-production facilities in Afghanistan's southwestern provinces in May killed 39 civilians, a U.N. report released Wednesday found. U.S. military officials disputed the...
23:00, 2019-10-09

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
14:17, 2019-08-05

34 Afghan Civilians Killed as Bus Hits Roadside Bomb Eyewitnesses in western Afghanistan described an inferno of blood and fire, a day after the United Nations raised alarms about civilian casualties in the spiraling war....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eas...
16:00, 2019-05-25

At least 35 civilians at wedding killed in US-backed Afghan raid The accident comes after the US ramped up airstrikes, contributing to pro-government forces being responsible for more death than militants in the first six months of the year. Most of the dead were w...
16:51, 2019-09-23

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have killed at least six civilians, including a woman and ...
02:51, 2019-05-26

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the deaths, according to a United Nations report....
18:51, 2019-07-31

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Afghan officials: 40 civilians killed in anti-Taliban raid At least 40 civilians were killed Sunday night during a raid conducted by Afghan special forces on Taliban hideouts in the southern Helmand province, provincial officials said...
15:51, 2019-09-23

Dozens of Civilians Reported Killed in Afghan Commando Strike Officials said that as many as 40 people, including children, may have died during a raid on an insurgent stronghold in the southern province of Helmand....
16:17, 2019-09-23

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up airstrikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.        ...
14:34, 2019-10-11

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
04:34, 2019-06-22

Bomb Strikes Pakistan Mosque Frequented by Afghan Taliban Chief The bombing came as the United States and the Taliban near a deal. It was unclear whether the Taliban’s top leader Mawlawi Haibatullah was at the mosque....
21:00, 2019-08-16

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
15:51, 2019-06-07

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
15:51, 2019-06-06

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars...
06:17, 2019-06-07

Nearly 100,000 civilians have been killed in ongoing Yemen war, report finds Almost 100,000 civilians have been killed since 2015 as the Yemen war rages on, according to new data unveiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED)....
23:51, 2019-06-19

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
23:00, 2019-10-09

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
20:51, 2019-10-13

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
06:00, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in televis...
04:17, 2019-07-09

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the leve...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Trump approved strikes on Iran before changing his mind: report President Trump reportedly gave the order to bomb Iran on Thursday night in response to its “unprovoked” downing of a US drone — even going so far as to put planes in the air and shi...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks,......
06:34, 2019-06-21

Court strikes down ruling forcing Volkswagen to pay Czech customers damages: report The Prague City Court ruled on Thursday to invalidate an order for Volkswagen to pay Czech customers more than 500 million crowns ($21.27 million) in damages for the Dieselgate affair, news website w...
16:34, 2019-10-03

Older people at risk from being on various drug regimens – report Age UK says unintended interactions between different medicines can be dangerousAbout 7 million elderly people in the UK are on at least seven different medications and at risk of potentially life-thr...
11:17, 2019-08-22

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, the latest World Drug Report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Report: Justify failed drug test before Triple Crown Justify failed a drug test one month before the 2018 Kentucky Derby, and the California Horse Racing Board decided to dismiss the case after the colt went on to win the Triple Crown, the New York Time...
04:00, 2019-09-12

Report: Justify failed drug test before Triple Crown run The New York Times says Justify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed postrace drug test at a California track that could have kept the horse out of the Kentucky Derby     ...
06:34, 2019-09-12

Justify failed drug test before winning Triple Crown, according to report Failed test could have kept horse out of subsequent racesNew York Times said racing board moved to drop doping caseJustify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed post-race drug test at a California ...
16:34, 2019-09-12

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty report Impunity and unlawful killings continue unabated three years into the Philippines' war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to invest...
07:51, 2019-07-08

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
18:51, 2019-06-27

4 Your Health: New report shows drug prices increased faster than inflation (NBC News)- One of the most commonly prescribed anti-depressants seems to reduce anxiety more than depression. Researchers in the U.K. studied the effects of Zoloft on over 600 patients. After six we...
05:51, 2019-09-21

Pfizer had clues its drug could prevent Alzheimer’s. It didn’t report the findings. Researchers say Pfizer should have published its analysis on the blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis therapy Enbrel. Pfizer says its decision was based on science....
17:51, 2019-06-05

| Top horse failed drug test before Triple Crown triumph - report Justify, the colt that swept to US racing's Triple Crown in 2018, failed a drug test before that year's Kentucky Derby and shouldn't have been eligible to race....
07:34, 2019-09-12

Report: Sprint star Christian Coleman could face ban after three missed drug tests Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, according to Associated Press.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-22

No-deal Brexit equals food, fuel and drug shortages, says leaked report Britain faces a shortfall of everyday essentials if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, a new leaked report says. Some lawmakers are demanding Parliament be recalled to discuss a n...
15:51, 2019-08-18

Mike Pence cancelled NH trip to avoid drug-dealing ex-Giants player: report Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire earlier this month so he could avoid shaking hands with a former New York Giants player under investigation for allegedly dealing dr...
04:34, 2019-07-23

U.K. Government Memos Warn of Food and Drug Shortages in Case of a No-Deal Brexit, a Report Says (LONDON) — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, accordi...
08:51, 2019-08-19

Drug bust reveals New York home doubled as illicit day care center: report Authorities in New York conducting a drug bust at a Rockland County home Tuesday were shocked after six children were reportedly discovered inside the residence at the time of the bust....
20:34, 2019-06-21

'Honey Boo Boo' star Mama June indicted by grand jury over drug charges: report Reality star Mama June Shannon has reportedly been indicted by a grand jury on charges of felony drug possession that stem from an arrest earlier this year at an Alabama gas station....
22:34, 2019-09-13

Justify failed drug test weeks before winning Kentucky Derby, Triple Crown: report Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test in California just two months before he ran in the Kentucky Derby, which should have disqualified him from the race, according to a report....
08:00, 2019-09-12

Report: Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test weeks before the Kentucky Derby According to a report from the New York Times, Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test in the weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby.       ...
06:34, 2019-09-12

Report: Angels Employee Told Team Officials About Tyler Skaggs's Drug Use Well Before Pitcher's Death A report from ESPN’s T.J. Quinn reveals that officials for the Los Angeles Angels were told about drug habits of pitcher Tyler Skaggs well before his death. ESPN’s sources were two unnamed individuals...
01:17, 2019-10-13

Report: Triple Crown Winner Justify Failed Drug Test Ahead Of Kentucky Derby Explosive news out of the world of horse racing today: Justify, the colt that ruined the mystique of one of sports’ all-time legendary feats last summer, reportedly tested positive for a performance e...
12:34, 2019-09-12

Suspected S.C. drug kingpin who gained fame for a kindness to Girl Scouts pleads guilty to a murder plot: report A South Carolina man who was arrested on drug charges just days after buying $545 worth of Girl Scout cookies so the girls wouldn’t have to stand out in the cold, pleaded guilty on Thursday to plottin...
16:51, 2019-08-02

Pax Labs’ Bharat Vasan is out as CEO Bharat Vasan is no longer the Chief Executive Officer at Pax Labs, the consumer tech company that makes cannabis vaporizers. A source familiar with the situation said that the board of directors made...
21:17, 2019-09-17

|CourtsaysformerenergyministerJeffRadebe'sousterofNecsaboard'unlawful' The North Gauteng High Court on Friday ruled that the decision by former minister of energy Jeff Radebe to remove the board of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) was unlawful...
19:34, 2019-08-16

Juul Labs suspends advertising in U.S., replaces CEO Juul Labs said on Wednesday it would suspend all broadcast, print and digital product advertising in the United States, and replaced Chief Executive Officer Kevin Burns with Altria Group Inc executiv...
14:17, 2019-09-25

Tell us: How good are Grado Labs’ first wireless headphones? Senior Editor Billy Steele knew it was only a matter of time before Grado Labs released a pair of wireless headphones showcasing the company's distinct open backed design and stellar sound qualit...
22:51, 2019-07-11

Fox Corp to take over lender Credible Labs for $397 million U.S.-based consumer lender Credible Labs Inc said on Monday it had agreed to be bought out by broadcaster Fox Corp for about A$585 million ($397 million)....
03:51, 2019-08-05

UK Parliament suspension was ruled unlawful. What's next? In a landmark decision that will have far-reaching implications, the UK Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful....
15:17, 2019-09-25

|ANALYSIS:Radebe's'unlawful'Necsamoveandwhatitmeans It was a somewhat hollow victory for former Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (Necsa) board members Kelvin Kemm, Pamela Bosman and Phumzile Tshelane, in a judgment handed down in the North Ga...
16:51, 2019-08-19

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the case that its platform is not just for the elite ...
01:00, 2019-08-07

Juul Labs quietly considering overseas financing round Juul Labs is opening its books to overseas investors as it looks to raise cash ahead of a global growth spurt, The Post has learned. The e-cigarette maker — whose wildly popular vaping devices have he...
09:34, 2019-05-22

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn’t conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for t...
00:51, 2019-09-21

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” wh...
01:34, 2019-06-13

Facebook to buy brain science start-up CTRL-labs Facebook Inc said on Monday it bought New York-based CTRL-labs, a start-up that is exploring ways for people to communicate with computers using brain signals, in a deal that CNBC said was valued at ...
03:17, 2019-09-24

Labs confirm 1st new case of polio in Philippines in 26 years Nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared polio eradicated in the Philippines, the malady has returned in a new outbreak, officials said Thursday....
18:17, 2019-09-19

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's actions in connection with a voluntary emissions de...
20:17, 2019-09-06

UK Supreme Court: Prorogation of Parliament was unlawful The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful. The court ruled that Parliament can reconvene "as soon as possible."...
13:17, 2019-09-24

ICE sued for ‘unlawful and unconstitutional’ civil arrests State and local law enforcement officials are suing US Immigration and Customs Enforcement for carrying out “unlawful and unconstitutional” civil immigration arrests in and around New York...
07:51, 2019-09-26

More research labs are retiring, rather than euthanizing, monkeys when studies finish WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. But these rhesus macaques have paid their...
18:17, 2019-06-13

Guatemala admits being a cocaine-producing nation after labs found Guatemala has admitted being a cocaine-producing nation after 1.3 million coca plants and processing laboratories were found in a remote region of the country....
10:17, 2019-09-20

Pat McGrath Labs becomes Selfridges biggest-selling beauty line The store sold a product from the range created by the British makeup artist every 40 seconds in AprilPat McGrath Labs, the beauty range created by the British makeup artist Pat McGrath, has achieved ...
11:01, 2019-06-01

California Power Outage Wreaks Havoc at Research Labs Science laboratories in northern California are scrambling to protect precious supplies, samples, and lab animals threatened by an extensive power outage.Read more......
19:00, 2019-10-11

Two labs in the world keep a live smallpox sample. The one in Russia just had an explosion A gas cylinder exploded in a lab at a Russian biological research center that holds several deadly viruses including smallpox and Ebola.        ...
15:17, 2019-09-18

Cockroach Labs raises $55 million for ultra-resilient databases Cockroach Labs, developer of the open source distributed database project CockroachDB, announced that it's closed a $55 million oversubscribed series C.Read More...
21:34, 2019-08-06

Sidewalk Labs' controversial data collection project is now a company Replica, a controversial data-gathering initiative for city planners, has now become an official company. Alphabet's city-building incubator Sidewalk Labs confirmed today that the program has clo...
00:00, 2019-09-13

DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs "Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrote on Medium....
22:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook acquires neural monitoring startup CTRL-labs A neural interface startup that's hard at work on a bracelet you can use to control computers with your thoughts is the latest Facebook acquisition. Bloomberg reported today that Facebook acquire...
08:17, 2019-09-24

Unlawful: the supreme court stuns Boris Johnson Philippe Sands QC on the decision by the supreme court to rule against the government on the suspension of parliament. Plus: Shoshana Zuboff on how to fight back against surveillance capitalismAs Bori...
06:17, 2019-09-25

U.K. Parliament Suspension Is Ruled Unlawful by Scottish Court Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for several weeks has been ruled unlawful by Scotland’s highest civil court, a decision that shunts the issue to the U.K.’s Supreme Court ...
16:00, 2019-09-11

16 Shots: behind a shocking film about an unlawful police shooting The story of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is told in a devastating new documentary from the Oscar-nominated director Rick Rowley, who speaks about its importanceThe grainy dash-cam video dates itself: ...
07:17, 2019-06-06

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sues Over ‘Unlawful’ Firing (Bloomberg) — A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pr...
20:00, 2019-08-07

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move i...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Scottish judges rule PM's suspension of parliament is unlawful Appeal court says prorogation order ‘void’ but fails to issue injunction for MPs to returnFollow all the latest political news on our live blogScottish appeal court judges have declared Boris Johnson’...
13:00, 2019-09-11

MPs start sitting in Commons after suspension ruled unlawful MPs have begun sitting in the House of Commons chamber after the Supreme Court delivered a bombshell ruling parliament's suspension was unlawful. ...
23:17, 2019-09-24

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs backs Umbrella, a community marketplace for boomers Umbrella is setting out to help homeowners in their later years connect with others in their neighborhood through a membership-based marketplace.Read More...
07:17, 2019-07-13

Facebook agrees to acquire brain-computing start-up CTRL-labs Facebook on Monday announced the acquisition of CTRL-labs, a New York startup that specializes in allowing humans to control computers using their brains....
05:17, 2019-09-24

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames ...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Guatemala joins ranks of cocaine producers as plantations and labs emerge Guatemala is no longer just a transit point for traffickers seeking to smuggle cocaine north towards the United States, authorities said on Thursday after security officials discovered several coca pl...
04:17, 2019-09-20

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have warned....
05:17, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial...
12:00, 2019-08-28

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a ...
23:00, 2019-09-12

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug status to its severe asthma drug, Fasenra, to treat eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE)....
12:00, 2019-08-28

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
08:34, 2019-08-08

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
17:00, 2019-08-08

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmak...
16:00, 2019-08-28

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in ...
10:17, 2019-06-06

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
05:17, 2019-06-23

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament...
19:34, 2019-09-11

Scottish court rules suspension of British Parliament 'unlawful' Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled that British PM Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful. But the court did not call for the suspension to be repealed....
16:34, 2019-09-11

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic comments on social media....
13:51, 2019-06-06

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court...
03:00, 2019-06-21

UK lawmakers call for Parliament to be recalled after court says suspension was unlawful The U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament has been rules as unlawful by a Scottish court, according to U.K. media reports....
16:00, 2019-09-11

Brexit In Chaos After Court Rules Suspension Of Parliament Was Unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament...
01:00, 2019-09-12

U.S. agents raid genetic testing labs, charge 35 in Medicare fraud probe U.S. federal agents raided genetic testing laboratories, and 35 people were criminally charged in four states in a crackdown on genetic testing fraud that officials said on Friday caused $2.1 billion ...
05:17, 2019-09-28

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of...
19:00, 2019-09-12

CTRL-Labs: Facebook didn't buy a billion-dollar, brain-scanning startup Facebook's public trust issues create a perception of a nefarious agenda with the recent acquisition of a New York-based startup that uses electrical muscle signals to control a virtual hand....
00:51, 2019-09-28

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, accordin...
01:17, 2019-05-23

Cryptokitties creator Dapper Labs raises $11 million and unveils Flow blockchain Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties and upcoming projects such as NBA Top Shot, has raised $11 million in funding. It also unveiled Flow.Read More...
10:34, 2019-09-13

UK Supreme Court rules Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful The decision could have wide-ranging political ramifications for Brexit, and Johnson, who is attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York.        ...
21:17, 2019-09-24

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Exports contributed to civilian deaths in Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, court rulesThe court of appeal has declared British arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful because ministers failed to prope...
13:51, 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament ruled unlawful by UK Supreme Court British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is refusing to step down amid growing calls for his resignation from leading politicians after the United Kingdom’s high court ruled that his suspension of Parliam...
19:17, 2019-09-24

Scottish court rules UK PM Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is unlawful Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for five weeks is unlawful, the lawmaker who led the challenge said....
11:34, 2019-09-11

British court rules Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament unlawful A British court on Wednesday ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial shutdown of Parliament is unlawful — but still did not overturn it. Judges at the Court of Session in S...
17:00, 2019-09-11

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late F...
05:00, 2019-06-30

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia declared unlawful by court of appeal Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed disappointment over the court's ruling and said her government would seek permission to appeal. Campaigners say the UK-Saudi arms deal violates international h...
14:00, 2019-06-20

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal pl...
21:34, 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful, U.K. Supreme Court Rules In a major blow to the prime minister, the court ruled unanimously that Parliament is still in session and can resume its Brexit debate before the Oct. 14 date set by Mr. Johnson....
12:51, 2019-09-24

Unlawful sexual conduct investigation results in arrest of detention officer SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Cochise County Sheriff’s Office detention officer was arrested Monday in connection to an investigation into unlawful sexual conduct with an inmate. According to of...
02:34, 2019-09-11

U.K. Supreme Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful The U.K.’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Boris Johnson’s request for the Queen to suspend Parliament was “unlawful, void and of no effect,” in a severe blow for the British ...
13:51, 2019-09-24

UK Supreme Court rules Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament was unlawful Britain’s highest court on Tuesday ruled that Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament in the run-up to Brexit was “unlawful” — sparking immediate calls for his res...
13:51, 2019-09-24

Hero Labs raises £2.5M for its ultrasonic device to monitor a property’s water use and prevent leaks Hero Labs, a London-based startup that is developing “smart” technology to help prevent water leaks in U.K. properties, has raised £2.5 million in seed funding. The round is led by Earthwo...
02:00, 2019-07-16

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track down and kill Islamic militants in Somalia, or fi...
16:17, 2019-08-21

MyMilk Labs launches Mylee, a small sensor that analyzes breast milk at home Many expectant mothers are told that breastfeeding will come naturally, but it is often a fraught and confusing experience, especially during the first few weeks after birth. Parents often worry about...
12:00, 2019-10-03

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
22:34, 2019-05-31

Trump's tariffs on monkeys could 'severely damage' US medical research and send labs to China As demand for lab monkeys continues to rise, U.S. scientists are reporting delays in research projects because they can't obtain enough animals, according to the National Institutes of Health....
16:17, 2019-08-24

Nancy Pelosi Accuses White House Of "Unlawful Attempt To Hide Facts" Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday accused the White House of an "unlawful attempt to hide the facts" after it ruled out cooperating with an impeachment probe of President Donald Trump....
07:00, 2019-10-09

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afterno...
03:17, 2019-06-18

Scottish Court Rules British Prime Minister’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesd...
14:00, 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson's decision to suspend UK Parliament ruled unlawful by Scottish court Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesday — though it said Bri...
14:00, 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson to fly back into Brexit storm as Parliament reopens after his shutdown ruled unlawful Boris Johnson is set to fly back into a political storm as Parliament today reopens after the bombshell Supreme Court ruling that his five-week shutdown was unlawful....
04:17, 2019-09-25

Supreme Court decision: Boris Johnson in crushing defeat as Parliament prorogation declared unlawful Lady Hale said the proroguing of Parliament on September 9 was 'void' She said speakers of two Houses would decide what to do now Read our live updates HERE...
12:51, 2019-09-24

Supreme Court rules prorogation unlawful: UK newspapers divided on PM's defeat over Parliament shutdown The fallout from a historic Supreme Court ruling that found Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament unlawful is today splashed over the front pages of the UK's newspapers....
22:17, 2019-09-25

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the mili...
23:34, 2019-06-07

US soldiers shot 170 civilians in this ditch Two walls have brought me to tears. They are on opposite sides of the world, 8,600 miles apart. Both are filled with names of people I never knew but who have helped shaped the person I have become....
20:34, 2019-07-31

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. Monitoring groups say the real death toll is much ...
01:34, 2019-06-01

Using AI and Film to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras teamed up with a London nonprofit developing machine-learning tools to identify lethal weapons in online videos....
18:51, 2019-07-31

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a s...
13:51, 2019-07-24

Colt suspending production of AR-15 for civilians Gunmaker Colt is suspending production of rifles for personal use, including the popular and controversial AR-15 as lawmakers continue the fraught gun debate....
05:17, 2019-09-20

Colt to stop making AR-15s for civilians Legendary gun maker Colt has announced Thursday that it would stop making the AR-15 and other long guns for the civilian market, citing falling demand and obligations to military and law enforcement m...
23:17, 2019-09-19

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a stateme...
20:17, 2019-06-03

Over 100 civilians wounded in bombings in eastern Afghanistan The number of people wounded in multiple bomb blasts in the Afghan city of Jalalabad has risen to 123, officials said on Tuesday, a day after 14 bombs exploded in public squares, markets and outside r...
09:17, 2019-08-20

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themse...
09:17, 2019-05-29

Supreme Court LIVE: John Bercow announces MPs will return to Parliament tomorrow after Boris Johnson's prorogation is ruled unlawful Speaker John Bercow has ordered MPs to return to Parliament tomorrow following a ruling by the Supreme Court that proroguing Parliament was unlawful....
14:17, 2019-09-24

Ripple Labs wants the US to forget it’s being sued for selling Ripple (XRP) illegally Ripple Labs, the company behind the Ripple (XRP) cryptocurrency, has formally requested a US federal court dismiss a class action lawsuit that alleges it illegally sold unregistered securities, Fortun...
18:17, 2019-09-20

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 Syrian state media say Israeli warplanes have attacked military positions in central Syria, with a missile near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21...
07:34, 2019-07-01

Syria: new Idlib clashes sow 'total panic' among civilians, UN says Senior official says government offensive would be ‘playing with fire’ after truce collapsesFresh fighting around Syria’s jihadi-controlled enclave of Idlib has triggered “total panic” among civilians...
23:00, 2019-08-08

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in southern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says six people were killed when a civilian vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Kandahar province. Provincial councilman Yousof Younosi says all the...
10:00, 2019-06-12

Opioid epidemic affects combat veterans more than civilians Veterans returning from Afghan and Iraqi combat zones following the 9/11 terror attacks felt the brunt of the opioid epidemic as they acclimatized to civilian life, according to a new study from healt...
12:17, 2019-09-27

| Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack: police Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday....
15:34, 2019-06-15

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday...
09:34, 2019-07-23

Syrian Observatory: 30 civilians killed in Turkish offensive The civilian death toll resulting from Turkey's offensive into northern Syria has risen to 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
14:17, 2019-10-12

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
01:00, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Kurdish official says Turkey targeting civilians A Turkish army officer prepares to upload a tank from a truck to its new position on the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. ...
17:34, 2019-10-09

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The U...
23:51, 2019-07-03

Over 2,000 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
10:51, 2019-09-15

At least eight civilians killed Aden clashes: medical sources At least eight civilians were killed on Friday in renewed clashes between southern separatists and government forces in Aden, the seat of Yemen's internationally-recognized government, medical sources...
21:00, 2019-08-09

10 Civilians, Two NATO Troops Killed In Kabul Blast The Taliban killed at least 10 people including two NATO troops in a bombing in Kabul on Thursday, in another horrific attack on the Afghan capital as the US and the insurgents negotiate a deal to see...
19:17, 2019-09-05

D-Day joy, hell for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where thousands of French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy that followed...
12:17, 2019-05-29

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian d...
02:34, 2019-05-28

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
16:34, 2019-07-08

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to be imminent....
14:00, 2019-10-09

US drone strike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan, governor's spokesman says A drone strike carried out by US forces in eastern Afghanistan killed 16 civilians, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province said Thursday....
05:51, 2019-09-20

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this we...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Colt will no longer make AR-15s for civilians, but gun control advocates may not want to celebrate Gun maker Colt announced Thursday that it will halt its production of AR-15 rifles for civilian sales, but the news might not be as exciting for gun control advocates as it first appears. In a crowded...
22:17, 2019-09-20

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel b...
05:51, 2019-07-07

US gunmaker Colt to stop making rifles – including AR-15 – for civilians Chief executive says there are enough sporting rifles on marketCompany to focus on making guns for military and policeGunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian mark...
11:17, 2019-09-20

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday....
18:51, 2019-05-25

Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits He Probably Killed 'Hundreds of Civilians' in Iraq California Rep. Duncan Hunter, previously best known for investigations into his misuse of funds while in office and vaping on the floor of Congress, went on a Barstool Sports podcast last week and in...
03:34, 2019-06-03

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on AnkaraWhat is happening in north-east Syria?Kurdish civilians have been fleeing key towns in north-eastern Syria as Tur...
01:00, 2019-10-12

Amnesty International: U.S.-made bomb killed several civilians in Yemen Amnesty International said Thursday a strike that killed several civilians in Yemen earlier this summer used a precision-guided bomb made by a U.S. military contractor....
14:17, 2019-09-26

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
04:34, 2019-05-23

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. War monitors say they are targeting residen...
12:17, 2019-06-07

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after a rival militia executed a group of civilians....
20:34, 2019-06-15

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
21:34, 2019-06-15

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civili...
22:00, 2019-05-27

Rep. Duncan Hunter says his unit ‘killed probably hundreds of civilians’ in Iraq The California Republican’s remarks in a podcast interview are his latest eyebrow-raising comments since being charged in 2018 with spending campaign funds on personal expenses....
04:34, 2019-06-04

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Iraq unit 'killed probably hundreds of civilians' California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter said that as an artillery officer, his unit "killed probably hundreds of civilians" during his 2004 tour in Fallujah, Iraq....
21:17, 2019-06-03

At least 30 civilians killed in air strike near pine nut field in eastern Afghanistan At least 30 civilians were killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air support, in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday....
11:51, 2019-09-19

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
18:00, 2019-06-06

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to...
03:51, 2019-08-23

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assau...
13:34, 2019-05-31

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared child...
09:51, 2019-05-23

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
15:17, 2019-06-17

Kurdish political leader among nine civilians ‘executed’ by Turkish-backed forces A Kurdish political leader was among nine civilians “executed” by Turkish-backed fighters in Syria on Saturday, a Syrian human rights group said. Hevrin Khalaf, 35, the secretary-general of the pro-Ku...
07:17, 2019-10-14

Yemen prisoner release boosts hopes of peace at last for war-weary civilians Hopes for a possible end to the war in Yemen grew slightly on Monday, following the news that nearly 300 detainees have been released as a gesture of goodwill by Houthi forces, pitted against the Gove...
18:00, 2019-09-30

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
18:51, 2019-05-31

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
23:17, 2019-08-22

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-02

Islamist rebels kill 13 civilians in east Congo's Ebola zone Thirteen Congolese civilians were killed in the country's eastern Ebola zone in an attack by a group thought to be linked to Islamic State, a local official told Reuters on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-06-04

Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following th...
19:00, 2019-08-17

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in Kashmir (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another. Pakistan and Indian often exchange fir...
18:17, 2019-08-19

U.N. Says Tens of Thousands of Syrian Civilians Have Fled Amid Turkey Attacks (BEIRUT) — The U.N. refugee agency says tens of thousands of civilians in Syria are on the move to escape the fighting and seek safety amid a Turkish offensive into the area. Thursday’s st...
18:34, 2019-10-10

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00:34, 2019-10-02

Oradour-sur-Glane marks worst Nazi massacre of civilians in France On a June afternoon, 75 years ago, the inhabitants of the village near Limoges, France were rounded up, shot and killed by Nazi soldiers. The village has been left untouched to bear witness to the cri...
13:00, 2019-06-10

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Civilians ‘must not be a target’, urges UNHCR, following military escalation in northern Syria The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrik...
12:34, 2019-10-11

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an int...
00:34, 2019-07-04

Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say Rebels shot at least nine civilians in execution-style killings in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human RightsPro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border ...
08:17, 2019-10-13

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 10 civilians, two foreign force members in Kabul A Taliban suicide blast in the center of Kabul killed at least 10 people and wounded more than 40 on Thursday, destroying cars and shops in an area near the headquarters of Afghanistan's NATO force an...
15:51, 2019-09-05

Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials....
22:51, 2019-10-13

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said ...
15:34, 2019-07-07

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital...
00:00, 2019-06-14

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
15:17, 2019-08-03

Trump calls Turkey assault on Syria a 'bad idea,' at least 7 civilians reported dead President Trump called Turkey's ongoing military assault in Syria a "bad idea" Wednesday as activists and war monitor reported at least seven civilians killed in the strikes....
10:34, 2019-10-10

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
05:51, 2019-08-04

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesd...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Colt Says Its Decision to Stop Making AR-15 Rifles for Civilians Is Driven by Customers. Experts Aren’t So Sure Colt will stop producing AR-15 rifles for consumers, the Connecticut-based gunmaker announced Thursday. In a statement, Colt’s CEO Dennis Veilleux said the decision to suspend production was ent...
19:17, 2019-09-20

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive Turkey attacked Kurdish militia positions in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery barrages in a cross-border military operation just days after U.S. troops pulled...
21:34, 2019-10-09

Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displaced thousands of “terrified” civilians, the UN sai...
04:51, 2019-08-21

Police demands for access to rape victims' phones 'unlawful', say campaign groups Demands by police for rape and sex assault complainants to hand over access to their phones or face their case being halted are unlawful, campaigners have claimed....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher acquitted of killing ISIS teen, shooting Iraqi civilians A Navy SEAL accused of several war crimes, including stabbing a wounded prisoner to death in Iraq in 2017 — was found not guilty of murder on Tuesday....
07:51, 2019-07-03

Turkey announces northern Syria invasion of ground forces; multiple civilians reported dead Turkey announced Wednesday that its ground forces invaded northeastern Syria to fight against Kurdish forces just hours after launching an initial assault in the area, as the first reports of deaths e...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, th...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condem...
00:17, 2019-05-24

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are d...
23:17, 2019-09-07

Law Expert: Trump's assertion 'may be unlawful' An expert in constitutional law tells the Associated Press that President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is not appro...
01:51, 2019-06-14

Airport closure is 'death sentence' for thousands of sick civilians in Yemen The closure of the airport in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, has prevented thousands of sick civilians from traveling abroad for urgent medical treatment.        ...
18:34, 2019-08-06

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with Kabul. The US has hailed substantive progress on all...
09:34, 2019-07-07

Trump says he could win Afghan war 'in a week … but I don't want to kill 10m' President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid disputeUS pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious supportDonald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war “in a week” but did n...
09:34, 2019-07-23

Was the Afghan presidential election a success? Voter turnout in the presidential election is reportedly lower than expected despite the Taliban's failure to pull off large-scale attacks. DW examines the reasons behind the low participation rate an...
22:00, 2019-09-30

U.S. Says It Is 'at the Threshold' of an Afghan Withdrawal Agreement With a landmark deal with the Taliban nearly completed, the U.S. diplomat overseeing peace talks with the insurgents arrived in Kabul to brief top Afghan officials and discuss next steps on a comprehe...
21:17, 2019-09-01

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Afghan capital hit by three bombings, at least eight killed KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan capital was hit by three bombings Thursday, killing at least eight people, including five women and one child, officials said. The morning’s first attack was carr...
09:51, 2019-07-25

U.S. cuts $160M in Afghan aid over government 'corruption' The United States has cut $100 million in planned aid for Afghanistan and is withholding an additional $60 million due to government corruption and mismanagement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
07:51, 2019-09-21

Afghan war — What to expect from the US-Taliban Doha talks The US and the Taliban are close to finalizing a deal to end the 18-year-long Afghan war. But Kabul is still not completely on board, and this could complicate matters. Shamil Shams and Masood Saifull...
22:00, 2019-08-27

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward....
10:34, 2019-06-13

At Least 6 Killed In Suicide Blast At Afghan Wedding At least six people were killed and 14 wounded Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a wedding ceremony in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP....
19:01, 2019-07-12

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts sa...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Afghan election set to see big drop in voter numbers At least 2.2 million people voted in Afghanistan's presidential election with more votes to come, the election commission head Maulana Abdullah said on Sunday, indicating a very low turnout that could...
22:00, 2019-09-29

Top 5 Afghan presidential candidates in Saturday’s election There will be 18 names on the presidential ballot when Afghans go to the polls this weekend, but only 5 have actually been campaigning after several suspended their campaigns, believing a peace deal w...
09:17, 2019-09-27

Afghan Blast Claimed by Taliban Kills at Least 14 A Taliban car bomb near the entrance to a police station in Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 14 and wounded scores more, as peace talks aimed at ending the nearly 18-year war continued....
14:34, 2019-08-07

Blast near Afghan university kills six, injures 27 An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
09:17, 2019-07-19

Afghan Withdrawal Plan Faces New Challenges Challenges to a possible accord between U.S. and Taliban negotiators to start withdrawing American troops from Afghanistan are emerging that could upend the Trump administration’s efforts to extricate...
22:00, 2019-08-26

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why is he being tried in the country?...
00:51, 2019-07-06

UN: Monthly Afghan casualties highest since 2017 KABUL, Afghanistan — July saw the highest number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in a single month since 2017, the U.N. mission said Saturday. Its preliminary findings indicate more than 1,500 c...
16:34, 2019-08-03

"Can Win Afghan War In A Week, Just Don't Want To Kill 10 Million": Trump President Donald Trump on Monday hailed Pakistan's help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan, a marked shift in tone as the United States seeks an accord with the Taliban to end almost 18 years of....
06:17, 2019-07-23

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and wounding 10. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior min...
13:51, 2019-06-03

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talk...
20:00, 2019-06-28

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s...
21:01, 2019-07-09

With Nearly All Data In, Afghan Voter Turnout At Record Low Voter participation in last weekend's Afghan presidential election will be much less than a third, the country's Independent Election Commission said Tuesday, marking a record-low turnout....
18:34, 2019-10-01

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after An Afghan official says that the priority for his government is to hold national elections in Afghanistan later this month — rather than reach a peace deal with insurgents...
00:51, 2019-09-15

A Taliban Car Bomb in the Afghan Capital Kabul Has Killed at Least 10 (KABUL, Afghanistan) — A Taliban suicide car bomb rocked Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 10 civilians in a diplomatic area that also includes the U.S. Embassy — the second such attack ...
00:17, 2019-09-06

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks...
01:51, 2019-08-21

Inter-Afghan dialogue makes 'substantive progress' U.S. Special Rep. Zalmay Khalilzad said Saturday intra-Afghan dialogue, negotiated in most productive Taliban talks so far, is critical to the peace process....
05:17, 2019-07-07

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statemen...
07:00, 2019-08-17

15 wounded when powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area near the US Embassy. At least 15 people ...
16:51, 2019-07-01

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least one person....
09:17, 2019-06-02

Anger grows at civilian deaths by US, Afghan forces Anger is mounting over the increasing numbers of civilians dying in misdirected US aerial strikes and heavy-handed tactics of CIA-trained Afghan force...
17:00, 2019-10-06

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the Taliban and "Islamic State" mean hundreds of school...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Afghan independence day bombings follow wedding massacre At least 66 people wounded in Jalalabad two days after attack on Kabul wedding killed 63A series of bombings has struck restaurants and public squares in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding...
17:51, 2019-08-19

Afghan capital Kabul rocked by powerful explosion The blast rattled windows in the Afghan capital and smoke was seen billowing over the city. At least 65 people were injured in the explosion, which took place during rush hour....
08:51, 2019-07-01

Serbia raps Croatia over treatment of Afghan migrants Serbia's refugee agency has accused Croatian border police of torturing a 16-year-old Afghan refugee and of denying him and 15 other migrants traveling with him their right to claim asylum in the Euro...
15:51, 2019-09-05

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations started last year....
06:34, 2019-07-07

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
18:17, 2019-06-08

Russia says it will help revive Afghan peace talks between Taliban, U.S. Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday it would help revive Afghan peace talks between the United States and the Taliban that collapsed earlier this month, the RIA news agency reported....
15:51, 2019-09-26

"Everyone Ran Crying": 63 Killed In Suicide Bombing At Afghan Wedding A suicide bomber killed more than 60 people and wounded scores, including women and children, as they celebrated a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul...
10:17, 2019-08-18

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said ...
01:17, 2019-07-04

Afghan election sees just one in five voters cast ballot Afghanistan's presidential election turnout is unofficially estimated at just over 2 million voters, an election commission official announced. The first round took place amid deadly violence causing ...
14:00, 2019-09-29

Afghan Government Criticizes Proposed U.S.-Taliban Accord Kabul officials said the deal to withdraw U.S. and all other foreign forces from Afghanistan contains no clear penalties if the insurgency fails to comply....
12:51, 2019-09-06

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the...
20:34, 2019-08-16

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
20:00, 2019-05-28

| Blasts as insurgents try to disrupt Afghan presidential election Insurgents worked to disrupt Afghanistan's presidential election, with a series of blasts reported across the country as voters headed to the polls and troops flooded the streets of the capital....
16:17, 2019-09-28

Opinion: Afghan politicians must honor voter courage The threats of the Taliban have failed to prevent Afghans from voting in the presidential election. Politicians should respect their courage and must not let them down, says Florian Weigand....
04:17, 2019-09-29

MD Helicopters gets $50.4M logistics support contract for Afghan Air Force MD Helicopters Inc. was awarded a $50.4 million contract for logistics support of Afghanistan Air Force MD-530F helicopters, the U.S. Defense Department announced....
07:00, 2019-08-27

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 u...
16:17, 2019-06-18

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the wa...
00:00, 2019-08-17

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad. U.S. envoy Zalm...
09:34, 2019-06-10

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks MOSCOW (AP) — The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement. The negotiations followed a previous round of consultations in February. ...
16:01, 2019-05-30

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed governme...
11:01, 2019-06-01

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead o...
15:00, 2019-06-22

| Bangladesh rest off-form Tamim for Afghan Test Bangladesh have decided to rest out-of-form opener Tamim Iqbal for next month's one-off Test against Afghanistan following a request from the player....
18:34, 2019-08-17

UN envoy: It’s ‘imperative’ to start Afghan-Taliban talks The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says it is imperative that direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban start quickly, and he is urging the militant Islamist group to retract its threat t...
02:34, 2019-09-11

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practice match against Pakistan....
18:51, 2019-06-10

Afghan Presidential Vote Presses On Despite Concerns About Legitimacy Accusations of systemic fraud and fears of Taliban threats have compromised an election that is likely to have the fewest voters since the first presidential vote in 2004....
17:17, 2019-09-27

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government an...
00:17, 2019-06-20

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
01:34, 2019-08-17

| Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outposts after years of losses to Taliban fighters and ...
14:51, 2019-06-18

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking lawsuit. Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s mode...
02:34, 2019-07-21

Three bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens in Afghan capital Three bombs rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, with one hitting a bus carrying government employees, killing a total of at least 12 people, officials said....
10:00, 2019-07-25

Child suicide bomber kills five at Afghan wedding KABUL, Afghanistan — A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding early Friday in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killing five people and injuring 11 others, police offici...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Trump Meets Pakistani Leader as U.S. Presses to End Afghan War President Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House on Monday, with U.S. officials hoping he could persuade Pakistan to pressure the Taliban to agree to a cease-fire and ho...
19:17, 2019-07-22

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Baghlan. District chief Fazeluddin Muradi says that the...
08:34, 2019-06-29

President Trump Seeks Pakistan’s Help in Ending Afghan War (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump brought the leader of Pakistan to the White House on Monday to discuss a peace deal in neighboring Afghanistan, breezily declaring he could end the longest ...
02:51, 2019-07-23

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
09:00, 2019-07-12

Taliban Attack Afghan City as They Talk Peace With U.S. Militants launched attacks from several directions on Kunduz, which they have entered twice in recent years, even as negotiations continued in Qatar....
07:00, 2019-08-31

Germany deports teenage Afghan convicted in assaults BERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported an 18-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who was recently convicted over a string of assaults that prompted a public outcry. Authorities in the southern state of Bavaria ...
13:34, 2019-05-22

All-Afghan conference brings country closer to peace An All-Afghan conference appears to get the country a step closer to peace with a statement that laid out the foundations for a roadmap to a peaceful Afghanistan, which Washington is hopeful can be de...
07:00, 2019-07-09

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul. Police spokesman Ferdus Fa...
08:51, 2019-05-27

| Taliban kill at least 48 in bloody day ahead of Afghan polls Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul - with the insurgents warning of more vi...
02:51, 2019-09-18

| Afghan presidential candidates fear for safety after attacks Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Afghan forces repel Taliban's Kunduz offensive The Taliban launched a failed offensive to capture Kunduz, a strategic city in northern Afghanistan. Even as it negotiates a peace deal with the US, the hard-line Islamist group has attempted to make ...
23:00, 2019-08-31

China and US clash over ‘belt and road’ in Afghan resolution China and Russia are clashing with the U.S. and other Security Council members over China’s insistence on including a reference to Beijing’s $1 trillion “belt and road” global building program in a re...
02:51, 2019-09-17

To Start Afghan Withdrawal, U.S. Would Pull 5,400 Troops in 135 Days The lead American negotiator has told Afghan leaders that an agreement has been finalized “in principle” with the Taliban. It still needs approval from President Trump....
21:17, 2019-09-02

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven hours, ending in a rooftop firefight and escape....
02:17, 2019-08-01

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Mond...
23:01, 2019-07-21

Raytheon tapped for Afghan air force maintenance training Raytheon on Thursday announced a $108 million contract from the U.S. Army, awarded under a previous $2.4 billion deal, to develop a maintenance training program to help Afghanistan create a self-susta...
21:34, 2019-08-01

Democrats’ Afghan Strategy Sounds Familiar. It’s a Lot Like Trump’s. The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a feckless, isolationist view of American pow...
11:51, 2019-09-16

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the U...
01:00, 2019-07-09

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the countr...
10:17, 2019-05-25

US Working With Pakistan To Find Way Out Of Afghan War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war....
20:34, 2019-07-22

Afghan women still face perils at home and in the workplace KABUL — Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed the door of her parent’s home after reminding them...
14:32, 2019-05-21

|Amplatsinterimearningssoardespitepowercuts,strikes Anglo American Platinum says Eskom power outages put a damper on production in the first quarter, with output of platinum group products declining 2% year-on-year to 2,146,900 ounces...
18:34, 2019-07-22

Taliban attack second Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday and killed several members of security forces, officials said, even as Washington’s peace envoy said the U.S. and the militant group...
16:34, 2019-09-01

Blast at Rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Kills at Least 26 The blast missed Mr. Ghani, officials said. The bombing in northern Afghanistan comes in an election season that has labored under threats of violence by the Taliban....
13:51, 2019-09-17

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an...
00:51, 2019-07-05

1 killed, dozens wounded in Taliban attacks on Afghan election day Taliban militants killed one person and wounded dozens of others in attacks at polling stations, making a chaotic election day even worse for Afghans attempting to vote for a new president. Voters tol...
06:51, 2019-09-29

Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Taliban, Afghan President President Trump said he called off a planned Camp David summit with Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after a Taliban bomb attack in Kabul killed an American soldier....
10:00, 2019-09-08

Son of Afghan resistance hero criticizes 'secretive' U.S. Taliban deal A "secretive" peace deal between United States and the Taliban could face wide resistance in Afghanistan if it opens the door to the insurgents' hardline regime, said the son of Ahmad Shah Massoud, th...
18:51, 2019-09-06

FIFA dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach World soccer's governing body FIFA has been dragging its feet and needs to urgently widen the investigation into a sexual abuse scandal involving Afghan women players, national coach Kelly Lindsey sai...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Afghan Presidential Vote Held In Relative Calm, But Turnout Low Tight security ensured Afghanistan's presidential election was held on Saturday in relative calm, though several small attacks, low turnout and complaints about the voting system heightened fears an.....
03:51, 2019-09-29

Taliban bombing in Afghan capital kills 6, wounds scores The Taliban have set off a powerful bomb in downtown Kabul, killing 6 people and wounding more than a hundred, and sending a cloud of smoke billowing over the Afghan capital...
06:00, 2019-07-02

Afghan president sees his chance after collapse of U.S.-Taliban talks Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had no more than 20 minutes to study a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban on pulling thousands of U.S. troops out of his country, but upcoming electio...
10:51, 2019-09-18

35 Killed At Wedding Party During Nearby Afghan Army Raid At least 35 civilians were killed and 13 people were injured during an attack conducted by the Afghan government forces in southern Helmand province, two provincial officials said on Monday....
13:17, 2019-09-23

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s power far from the battlefield....
18:34, 2019-05-24

"All Options On Table": US Defence Chief On Trump's Afghan War Comment New US Defense Secretary Mark Esper picked his way through a political minefield in his first public meeting with the media Wednesday, skirting anything that could irritate his irascible boss......
11:00, 2019-08-29

Afghan City Survives Third Taliban Assault, but Loses a Top Defender The war is increasingly fought as much on social media and television as it is on the battlefield. The city of Kunduz survived another siege, but a top spokesman did not....
16:34, 2019-09-01

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
13:17, 2019-05-30

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before.”...
03:17, 2019-09-06

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promised to keep up military pressure on the militants,...
22:34, 2019-09-08

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Fede...
19:00, 2019-06-08

Taliban threaten Afghan election, hail progress on pact with U.S. The Afghan Taliban on Tuesday denounced a presidential vote due next month as a sham and threatened to attack election rallies even as the militants and the United States reported significant progress...
22:34, 2019-08-06

The Latest: Afghan official: Blast hits international area Afghan officials say a large explosion the capital, Kabul, has targeted the Green Village compound, home to several international organizations and guesthouses...
20:51, 2019-09-02

IS claims blast near Afghan military training center: Amaq Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing near a military training center in the Afghan capital earlier on Thursday, the militant group said on its Amaq news agency....
15:00, 2019-05-30

Taliban say progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough in their bid to end 18 years...
15:00, 2019-05-30

U.S. Envoy Meets Afghan Leader Over Taliban Talks, Official Says (KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan official says U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with President Ashraf Ghani in the capital, Kabul, to brief him on the latest round of talks with the Taliban o...
09:17, 2019-09-02

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by. The Taliban were driv...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, wounds 182: ministry A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said....
06:34, 2019-08-18

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t want to go that route'. The president made the claim ...
09:34, 2019-07-23

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
19:34, 2019-05-30

Afghan Voters Head To Polls Amid Deadly Violence Afghans voted in presidential elections amid tight security Saturday, even as insurgents attacked polling centres in a series of blasts across the country that left at least one person dead....
03:51, 2019-09-29

Following week of bloodshed, ‘suffering of the Afghan people must end’: UN mission chief In the wake of a surge in violent strikes by Taliban extremists in Afghanistan over the past week, the country’s top UN envoy has pleaded for an end to the fighting through a negotiated peace settleme...
00:17, 2019-09-04

US's Special Envoy In Pak For Revival Of Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived in Pakistan to discuss revival of the peace talks with the Pakistani leaders and a possible meeting with a Taliban delegation headed by the...
21:34, 2019-10-02

US, Taliban On "Threshold Of Agreement": US Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad US and Taliban negotiators are "at the threshold of an agreement" to end 18 years of conflict between them, Washington's top negotiator said Sunday as he concluded their latest talks....
12:00, 2019-09-01

Police raid Australian public broadcaster over Afghan leak SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Federal Police have raided the offices of the national public broadcaster in connection to a 2017 story based on leaked military documents that indicated the country...
07:17, 2019-06-05

Afghan Presidential Election Opens Under Threat of Violence and Dispute With peace talks on hold, the Taliban have stepped up attacks, and Afghans fear that a bitterly contested presidential election could lead to political paralysis....
10:51, 2019-09-28

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
11:34, 2019-05-30

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched a “spring offensive.”...
22:00, 2019-06-13

Pakistan and Taliban call for U.S. to resume Afghan peace talks Peace talks in Afghanistan must resume as soon as possible, Pakistan and the Taliban militant group urged on Thursday, after President Donald Trump broke off negotiations last month seeking to end the...
12:34, 2019-10-03

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough and that further talks would...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Nadiem Amiri on the verge of Germany debut, with Afghan support Nadiem Amiri has received his first call-up to the Germany squad. The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder has also drawn plenty of attention and support from the country of his parents, Afghanistan....
16:34, 2019-10-08

Number of Deaths In Afghan Wedding Blast Rises To 80: Officials The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-08-21

‘No place for violence, intimidation or fraud’ in Afghan elections: UN chief All key actors in Afghanistan must “uphold their responsibility to support a peaceful, credible, transparent and inclusive electoral process”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement...
23:17, 2019-09-27

Taliban bomb kills 14, wounds 145, despite hopes for Afghan pact A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, an attack the government said raised questions about the militants' commitment to peace despite an e...
23:34, 2019-08-07

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven....
15:01, 2019-05-24

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country’s west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces. In wes...
15:51, 2019-05-28

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four...
12:17, 2019-05-27

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are ...
19:00, 2019-07-05

Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital A blast in the Afghan capital on Monday was part of an attack by Taliban fighters targeting the defense ministry compound in Kabul, the Islamist militant group said in a statement....
10:51, 2019-07-01

Afghan voters torn between fear, frustration, sense of duty Afghans facing down Taliban threats torn between fear, frustration and sense of duty as they decide whether to go to the polls Saturday to choose a new president...
09:17, 2019-09-27

Afghan car bomb kills 12 and wounds dozens, including students Attack on security forces in Ghazni comes as conference including Taliban starts in DohaA car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed at least eight members of the security forces and four civilians an...
14:34, 2019-07-07

Signs of Ballot-Box Stuffing Add Tension to Afghan Vote Count Despite measures to prevent fraud, indications point toward another marred presidential vote. Attention focuses on the commissioners who can weed it out....
09:34, 2019-10-04

Biometric machines in Afghan vote improve after last year's glitches Biometric machines aimed at preventing fraud in Afghanistan's presidential election performed better than in a poll last year but still left voters waiting a long time to cast their ballots, election ...
10:34, 2019-09-29

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure......
19:51, 2019-06-20

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65 Afghan security forces were battling gunmen on Monday who had forced their way into a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near a defense ministry compound during rush hou...
10:51, 2019-07-01

Turnout Soars, and Suspicion of Fraud With It, in Days After Afghan Vote Despite measures to prevent ballot stuffing, indications are that even a low turnout is marred with fraud. Attention focuses on the commissioners who can weed it out....
03:34, 2019-10-04

Imran Khan Says He Will Try To Persuade Taliban To Meet Afghan Government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try on his return home from the US visit to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan government....
01:34, 2019-07-24

Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack Responding to a weekend attack that killed at least 63 people, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani promised Monday to root out the Islamic State terror group from its hideouts and blamed the Taliban for sup...
04:17, 2019-08-20

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Lo...
18:34, 2019-07-07

Taliban launch ‘massive attack’ on Afghan city of Kunduz KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban have launched a new large-scale attack on one of Afghanistan’s main cities, Kunduz, and taken hospital patients as hostages, the government said Saturday, even a...
22:00, 2019-08-31

U.S., Taliban take a break from peace talks for Afghan rivals to meet U.S. and Taliban officials decided on Saturday to put their ongoing peace talks on hold for two days to allow for a meeting between rival Afghan groups to be held in Qatar, Taliban and U.S. officials ...
20:34, 2019-07-06

Gun battle ends in Afghan capital after Taliban blast wounds 105 Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least 105 people, including 51 children, officials said....
17:17, 2019-07-01

Afghan peace talks dead, U.S. to keep pressure on Taliban: Pompeo Talks on bringing peace to Afghanistan are on hold and the United States will keep pressuring Taliban militants for significant commitments while providing military support to Afghan troops, Secretary...
18:34, 2019-09-08

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original location....
15:34, 2019-06-30

Afghan Taliban Sends Delegation Russia After Talks With US Collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the...
15:51, 2019-09-14

China Signals Veto In Standoff with US Over Afghan UN Mission: Officials China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto because there is no reference to its Belt and Road......
21:51, 2019-09-17

British Museum to return Buddhist heads looted in Afghan war Stolen artefacts likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by the Taliban and found stuffed in poorly made woo...
20:51, 2019-07-08

Afghan Taliban leader accuses U.S. of creating doubts over pact The leader of the Taliban said on Thursday the United States had raised a cloud of doubt and uncertainty about an expected deal aimed at allowing it to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan and end its...
10:34, 2019-08-08

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, while Indian authorities l...
14:34, 2019-08-07

Tensions over Afghan talks ended with Bolton's exit: sources U.S. President Donald Trump and adviser John Bolton were always unlikely foreign policy allies, with Bolton skeptical of Trump's outreach on North Korea and efforts to woo Russian President Vladimir P...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president said he did not intend to try to revive efforts to reach a peace accord with the Taliban that could accelerate the removal of American troops from the country....
01:34, 2019-09-10

Afghan Taliban meet with Chinese officials after talks with US collapse A Taliban delegation has met with China's special representatives for Afghanistan in Beijing. The meeting comes after US President Trump unexpectedly called off talks with the Taliban earlier this mon...
07:51, 2019-09-23

Afghan voters brave violence as presidential election begins Voting began on Saturday to elect a president for Afghanistan with more than 9 million Afghan registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid attacks in several cities....
07:17, 2019-09-28

High Alert In Madhya Pradesh Over Possible Presence Of Afghan Terrorists A high alert has been sounded in eight districts of Madhya Pradesh bordering Gujarat and Rajasthan after intelligence inputs about possible presence of terrorists. The police said extensive searches.....
11:17, 2019-08-20

Explosion occurs near polling station in Afghan city of Kandahar An explosion occurred near a polling station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Saturday just an hour after voters began queuing to cast their vote to elect a new president....
07:17, 2019-09-28

U.S. House panel to force testimony from Trump's Afghan envoy The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Thursday it will subpoena President Donald Trump's special Afghanistan envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, to testify on Sept. 19, after the ab...
04:34, 2019-09-13

U.N. Records 14,000 ‘Grave Violations’ Against Afghan Kids Over the Past Four Years (UNITED NATIONS) — Deteriorating security across Afghanistan in the past four years led to over 14,000 “grave violations” against children, including nearly 3,500 youngsters killed a...
15:34, 2019-10-04

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
06:34, 2019-08-13

NYPD says two strikes are enough to ban MTA pervs The NYPD says if city transit pervs are convicted of subway crimes twice, it’s enough to get them banned from the MTA for life, The Post has learned. With subway sex abuse arrests up in the Big Apple ...
07:34, 2019-09-11

Taliban spokesman: Close to finishing a deal with United States to end Afghan war The Taliban and the United States are close to completing a peace agreement to end the 18-year Afghanistan war, according to the fundamentalist Islamic group....
01:34, 2019-08-30

Young Afghan women barely remember Taliban — but still fear their return KABUL, Afghanistan — Two yellow burqas are on display at a television station in Kabul, bright versions of the blue ghostlike garments some women in the capital still wear. For the young women at Zan ...
23:34, 2019-08-26

Pakistan Prime Minister says he will try to persuade Taliban to meet Afghan government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try on his return home from a U.S. visit to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan government....
18:17, 2019-07-23

"Kunduz City Cleared, Taliban Pushed Back": Afghan Official Afghan security forces have cleared Kunduz of Taliban fighters, an official said this morning, one day after insurgents assaulted the northern Afghanistan city....
12:00, 2019-09-01

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political...
07:00, 2019-08-17

United States ends $160M in Afghan aid amid government corruption The United States cut $100 million in planned aid for Afghanistan while withholding an additional $60 million due to government corruption and mismanagement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
10:51, 2019-09-20

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing de...
08:00, 2019-08-18

Afghan election sees big drop in voter numbers: unofficial estimate Afghanistan's presidential election turnout is unofficially estimated at just over 2 million people or about 20 percent of registered voters, an official said on Sunday, solidifying fears that a low p...
10:34, 2019-09-29

Taliban says Trump's decision to cancel Afghan talks will mean U.S. lives lost The Taliban on Sunday said U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanistan at a time when the insurgent group was ready ...
18:34, 2019-09-08

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday....
18:34, 2019-05-24

Bomb in Afghan mosque kills senior cleric during Friday prayers A bomb exploded in a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, during Friday prayers, officials said, killing three people including a senior preacher and wounding at least 20 men who had gathered for wors...
17:34, 2019-05-24

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
03:34, 2019-07-09

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast The brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, two Taliban sources told Reuters, an attack that could affect e...
21:34, 2019-08-16

Bomb kills senior cleric during Friday prayers at Afghan mosque A bomb killed a senior Islamic preacher and wounded at least 16 devotees inside a mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, interior ministry officials said....
12:51, 2019-05-24

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the panel said on Wednesday, after the committee subpoenae...
13:51, 2019-09-19

At Afghan base, al Qaeda memories fresh 18 years after September 11 attacks It's shortly before sunrise, and Maryanna Swanson, a Navy nurse from Long Island, thinks she may run out of T-shirts for all of the runners showing up for a Sept. 11 memorial race that she's helping o...
19:34, 2019-09-11

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage an...
12:17, 2019-06-15

Soccer: FIFA dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach World soccer's governing body FIFA has been dragging its feet and needs to urgently widen the investigation into a sexual abuse scandal involving Afghan women players, national coach Kelly Lindsey sai...
00:34, 2019-08-08

Afghan troop numbers drop sharply in crackdown on 'ghost' soldiers There has been a sharp drop in the size of Afghanistan's National Defense Security Forces in the past few months due to changes in the way troops are counted and an effort to reduce the number of so-...
08:51, 2019-08-01

Americans' support for initial Afghan war declining, Gallup survey shows On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a new survey said Wednesday Americans have a very divided view on the conflict in Afghanistan -- which, after 18 years, is still being fought by U.S....
01:34, 2019-09-12

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation....
20:34, 2019-08-13