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More than 50 killed as heavy snow and floods hit Pakistan and Afghanistan

Added: 14.01.2020 17:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

Severe winter weather has struck parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, with heavy snowfall, rains and flash floods that left at least 54 people dead, officials said Monday. Authorities have struggled to clear and reopen highways and evacuate people to safer places. In Pakistan, where 30 people were reported killed, much of...

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U.S. Army green berets admit to stealing $200,000 in counter-terrorism cash

Added: 14.01.2020 15:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

A former U.S. Army Special Forces soldier has pleaded guilty to conspiring with four others to steal $200,000 in government cash meant to fight terrorism in Afghanistan and now faces up to 15 years prison, federal prosecutors said.

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Ex-Green Beret admits to scheme to take cash meant for Afghanistan mission

Added: 14.01.2020 14:35 | 1 views | 0 comments

He and four other members of the 3rd Special Forces Group stole about $200,000 while deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 and 2010, prosecutors said.

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Two U.S. soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan identified

Added: 13.01.2020 9:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

They were from Virginia and Illinois. The latest attack seemed certain to stall fresh efforts to restart peace talks between Washington and the Taliban.

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Illinois service member ID’d as one of two killed in Afghanistan by IED

Added: 12.01.2020 8:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

A 21-year-old soldier from Illinois has been identified as one of two U.S. military personnel killed Saturday in Afghanistan.

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Gujarat assembly passes resolution congratulating PM, Shah on CAA

Added: 10.01.2020 15:10 | 4 views | 0 comments

GANDHINAGAR: The Gujarat assembly on Friday passed a resolution congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah for amending the Citizenship Act. The resolution, which was opposed by Congress MLAs, claimed that persecuted minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan were not offered Indian citizenship in the past because of "policy of appeasement". Last month the legislative assembly of Kerala, where a CPM-led LDF government is in power, passed a resolution demanding scrapping of the controversial...

Afghan translators worry as Iran tension escalates

Added: 07.01.2020 6:10 | 3 views | 0 comments

As hostility mounts toward the U.S in neighboring Iran, interpreters in Afghanistan who served alongside U.S. service members are desperate to get out – some in their country consider them traitors. (Jan. 7)

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The Afghan Papers and the Delusions of Nation-Building

Added: 01.01.2020 19:06 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Afghanistan Papers, published by The Washington Post, should be the center of public debate for what they reveal about our longest war. Because the media are chasing the shiny objects of impeachment and election primaries, what should be one of the most important debates since Sept. 11, 2001, is not happening.

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Female Thunderbird pilot inspiring others to chase their dreams

Added: 01.01.2020 11:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

Michelle Curran flew 160 combat hours in Afghanistan before joining the team.

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