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At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: May 17-23

At least 16 pro-government forces and 14 civilians were killed in Afghanistan during the past week.
NYTimes.com - Published

Afghanistan are the underdogs in the World Cup 2019

A side which has made massive strides in international cricket since its World Cup debut in 2015, it will not be a surprise if a spirited Afghanistan humbles one or two leading sides at the mega event,..
Mid-Day - Published

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"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh to be released from prison

John Walker Lindh, the so-called "American Taliban" captured in Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 attacks, is due to be released on Thursday after 17 years in U.S. federal prison. Zachary..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

Afghan women still face perils at work and home [Video]Afghan women still face perils at work and home

Access to public life has improved for Afghan women since U.S.-backed forces ousted the Taliban, though many hardships remain, including the threat of militants increasingly targeting their workplaces...

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:47Published

Everything you need to know about 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg [Video]Everything you need to know about 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg

Mayor Pete can speak 9 different languages, is a Harvard Rhodes Scholar, and an Afghan War vet.

Credit: In The Know (Original) [AOL.com]     Duration: 02:34Published

Women’s Rights Activist And Former Journalist Mina Mangal Killed In Afghanistan [Video]Women’s Rights Activist And Former Journalist Mina Mangal Killed In Afghanistan

Former journalist Mina Mangal was shot in Afghanistan in broad daylight. She was on her way to her job as an advisor to the Afghan parliament's cultural affairs commission. She had posted on Facebook..

Credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO     Duration: 02:01Published

Julian Assange Faces Extradition to Sweden, Country Reopens Rape Case Against WikiLeaks Founder [Video]Julian Assange Faces Extradition to Sweden, Country Reopens Rape Case Against WikiLeaks Founder

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange now faces extradition to Sweden as the country reopens the sexual assault case against him. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:58Published

Afghan Ex-Journalist Mina Mangal Shot Dead in Kabul [Video]Afghan Ex-Journalist Mina Mangal Shot Dead in Kabul

Parliamentary adviser and former journalist Mina Mangal was shot dead in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 11, according to TOLOnews citing officials. Mangal, who was previously a presenter for three local..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:43Published

Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces [Video]Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces

According to Reuters, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico. The transfer of funds..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:31Published

Pentagon to Transfer $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan Forces [Video]Pentagon to Transfer $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan Forces

According to Reuters, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico. The transfer of funds..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:31Published

Afghan boy dances to celebrate new prosthetic leg [Video]Afghan boy dances to celebrate new prosthetic leg

Young Ahmad Rahman celebrated his new artificial leg by dancing. According to the International Committee of the Red Cross the Afghan amputee lost his leg to a landmine when he was just eight months..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:21Published

Afghan Boy Dances With Joy After Receiving Prosthetic Leg [Video]Afghan Boy Dances With Joy After Receiving Prosthetic Leg

Six-year-old Ahmad couldn’t help but dance when he received a new prosthetic leg at an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) clinic in Kabul on May 4, his physiotherapist told Storyful...

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:43Published

Watch: Afghan boy dances with his new prosthetic leg [Video]Watch: Afghan boy dances with his new prosthetic leg

Watch: Afghan boy dances with his new prosthetic leg

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Afghan boy who lost leg to landmine dances for joy with new prosthetic limb [Video]Afghan boy who lost leg to landmine dances for joy with new prosthetic limb

In Kabul, Afghanistan a very heartwarming moment occurred when a little boy named Ahmed started dancing in joy and happiness after getting a new prosthetic leg on Sunday (May 5).

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:46Published

Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire [Video]Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire

Afghan grand council pitches for talks with Taliban, offers ceasefire

Credit: hindustantimes.com     Duration: 02:00Published

Sami Ibrahim Response On Attack On Pak Army Personnel On Afghan Border.. [Video]Sami Ibrahim Response On Attack On Pak Army Personnel On Afghan Border..

Credit: ZemTV Official     Duration: 03:06Published

Afghan president opens grand assembly, final push for Taliban peace talks [Video]Afghan president opens grand assembly, final push for Taliban peace talks

Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban that would end the ongoing war. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:57Published

Sri Lanka Bans All Face Coverings For 'Public Protection' [Video]Sri Lanka Bans All Face Coverings For 'Public Protection'

Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

U.S. moves up plan to shrink Kabul embassy - sources [Video]U.S. moves up plan to shrink Kabul embassy - sources

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is accelerating a plan to cut up to half of the workforce at the U.S. embassy in Kabul starting at the end of next month, sparking concern it will undermine the fragile..

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UN: Pro-Afghan Forces To Blame For More Civilian Deaths Than Taliban [Video]UN: Pro-Afghan Forces To Blame For More Civilian Deaths Than Taliban

In the first three months of this year, pro-Afghan government forces killed 305 civilians. That's 53% of the total number of civilian deaths.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:09Published

Gun Attack, Bomb Kills 16 In Afghanistan [Video]Gun Attack, Bomb Kills 16 In Afghanistan

According to Reuters, Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a construction company office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday killing 16 employees of the Afghan company.The attack began when two..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:35Published

Afghan Communications Ministry Attacked, At Least Two Gunmen Killed [Video]Afghan Communications Ministry Attacked, At Least Two Gunmen Killed

According to Reuters, Gunmen attacked the communications ministry in the center of Kabul on Saturday, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital. The attack began shortly before midday..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:29Published

7 People Killed In Attack On Afghan Communications Ministry In Central Kabul [Video]7 People Killed In Attack On Afghan Communications Ministry In Central Kabul

According to a report by Reuters, at least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:34Published

Explosives Detonated At Afghan Communications Ministry In Kabul [Video]Explosives Detonated At Afghan Communications Ministry In Kabul

According to a report by CNN, on Saturday, an hours-long siege on the Afghan communications ministry in Kabul ended after security forces killed all five attackers. Spokesman Basir Mojahid said that..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:48Published

Gunfire Heard as Attackers Target Communications Ministry in Kabul [Video]Gunfire Heard as Attackers Target Communications Ministry in Kabul

Multiple casualties were reported as militants attacked Afghanistan’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in Kabul on April 20, according to Afghan reports. The country’s interior..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:57Published

Blast, gunfire as attackers hit ministry building in Kabul - officials [Video]Blast, gunfire as attackers hit ministry building in Kabul - officials

Gunmen attacked the communications ministry in the center of Kabul on Saturday, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital and underlining security threats that have continued despite..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:19Published

Afghan bird hunters carry on tradition amid chaos [Video]Afghan bird hunters carry on tradition amid chaos

Bird hunting is an ancient sport in Afghanistan, where local and migrating species have flocked for thousands of years. The tradition has persisted even through 40 years of violent conflict thanks to..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:52Published

 

Cannes 2019: Shahrbanoo Sadat shows the other side of Afghanistan

Afghan director Shahrbanoo Sadat was first at the Cannes Film Festival with a short film she made for $100 when she was 21. Since then, she's won the directors' fortnight main prize with her debut..
France 24 - Published

Sport24.co.za | Afghan spin the key for new captain at CWC

Afghanistan's World Cup preparations were thrown off when they controversially decided to replace captain Asghar Afghan with Gulbadin Naib.
News24 - Published

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

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 to pay the..
Reuters - Published

First session of Afghan parliament ends in brawl over new speaker

Afghanistan's parliament descended into chaos on Sunday when lawmakers brawled over the appointment of a new speaker, an inauspicious start to the assembly which was sitting for the first time since..
Reuters - Published

US accidentally kills 17 Afghan police after airstrike 'miscommunication'

Fourteen others wounded in bombing during clashes with Taliban forces
Independent - Published

U.S. air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official

A U.S. air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the..
Reuters - Published

Pentagon seeks to use funds to transport, lodge Taliban members in search of ceasefires

The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in negotiating local ceasefires with the..
Reuters - Published

Mina Mangal: Outcry over killing of Afghan TV presenter

mina mangal: outcry over killing of afghan tv presenter
Journalist and political adviser Mina Mangal was shot at close range in broad daylight in Kabul.
BBC News - Published

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul

Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation.
Reuters - Published

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war

Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan..
Reuters - Published

Pentagon to transfer $604m from Afghan forces fighting Taliban to fund Trump's border wall

Some are concerned loss of funds may weaken Afghan forces in fight against Taliban
Independent - Published

Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces, other areas

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, U.S. official said on Friday, including..
Reuters - Published

Relentless Taliban violence casts a pall over 'slow' Afghan talks

Talks with the Taliban on ending Afghanistan's war are making steady but slow progress, the chief U.S. envoy involved in the negotiations said on Friday while signaling growing frustration with..
Reuters - Published

Hungary forces 11 Afghan asylum-seekers into Serbia: rights body

Hungary forced 11 Afghan nationals to cross into Serbia after rejecting their asylum requests, a rights advocate said on Wednesday, and deported a 12th convicted of people smuggling back to Kabul.
Reuters - Published

Kabul attack on aid group ends; four killed, dozens wounded

Afghan forces fought for hours against Taliban insurgents who killed at least four civilians and wounding dozens more when they stormed an aid organization in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday,..
Reuters - Published

Dancing Afghan amputee boy goes viral

dancing afghan amputee boy goes viral
Video of a five-year-old Afghan amputee which shows him joyously dancing after being fitted with a new leg has been widely shared online.
BBC News - Published

Kabul attackers target foreign aid group with blast, dozens wounded

Afghan security forces exchanged sporadic gunfire on Wednesday with attackers who made use of a car bomb blast to invade the compound of an international aid group in Kabul, injuring at least two dozen..
Reuters - Published

Kabul car bomb blast targets foreign aid group: security officials

A car bomb targeted an international aid organization in an upscale area of Kabul, the Afghan capital on Wednesday, the third day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, sending a plume of smoke and dust..
Reuters - Published

Explosion shakes Afghan capital, no word on casualties

An explosion shook an upscale area of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, the third day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, sending a cloud of smoke and dust into the sky, Reuters witnesses said, but it..
Reuters - Published

Afghan civilians killed in air strikes on Taliban drug labs, local officials say

Air strikes in western Afghanistan this week destroyed a number of Taliban drug labs and also killed dozens of civilians, according to reports from local officials that were rejected by the Afghan..
Reuters - Published

Taliban kill 13 in attack on police headquarters in northern Afghanistan

Afghan forces battled for hours against Taliban insurgents who stormed a police headquarters in the northern city of Pul-e-Khumri, after a suicide bomber blew up his explosive-laden car, killing at..
Reuters - Published

Taliban suicide bomber leads attack on an Afghan police HQ, 20 injured

At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan..
Reuters - Published

Female delegate told she 'should be in the kitchen' at Afghan peace talks with Taliban

Former warlord known for his harsh views on women's rights appointed to chair assembly
Independent - Published

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say

The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

U.S. and Taliban resume talks as Kabul seeks role in peace process

American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Wednesday aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are..
Reuters - Published

U.S. military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war as situation deteriorates

The U.S. military has stopped tracking the amount of territory controlled or influenced by the Afghan government and militants, a U.S. watchdog said on Tuesday, one of the last remaining public metrics..
Reuters - Published

Jack Shepherd appears in court charged with 'glassing' barman at Devon hotel

Defendant, 31, accused of wounding Afghan war veteran
Independent - Published

Afghan forces launch attacks to clear warring militants from east Afghanistan

Afghan government forces have launched attacks in a bid to clear rival militants who have been battling each other for territory in fighting that has forced thousands of villagers from their homes,..
Reuters - Published

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks

Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war.
Reuters - Published

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy

Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan..
Reuters - Published

How Afghanistan's first lady is pushing for women's rights

Her husband's government has been excluded from peace talks but, as Amie Ferris-Rotman writes, Rula Ghani is rallying for Afghan women
Independent - Published

Afghanistan war: This is the human cost

afghanistan war: this is the human cost
Tens of thousands of Afghan soldiers have been killed and injured in the past four years. This is their story.
BBC News - Published

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