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New video seems to confirm that a civilian cargo plane that crashed at Bagram Air Field Monday, killing all seven people aboard, was NOT taken down by enemy action. Five of seven people killed in the crash are from Michigan. The Taliban quickly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared. U.S. Army Capts. Joshua Lawrence and Drew Russell were inside a small command post on an Afghan army base, wrapping up a long day of coordinating the safe arrival of nearly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Army investigators said Monday they found no bullet wound nor evidence of foul play in the death of a soldier in Afghanistan who died during a Skype video chat with his wife. Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark collapsed while speaking to his...
Tags: Skype, Afghanistan, Washington, DC, U.S. Army
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it might leave no troops in Afghanistan after December 2014, an option that defies the Pentagon's view that thousands of troops may be needed to contain al-Qaida and to strengthen Afghan forces....
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A white, mixed-breed dog utters a warning bark at a beige SUV as it pulls up alongside a barn on Mount Gilead Road, a few miles east of Bloomington. The van stops, and a 30-year-old man climbs out. "Hey, buddy," the man...
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Army says a 49-year-old brigadier general has died in Afghanistan. A statement posted on the Fort Hood website says Brig. Gen. Terence Hildner died Friday in Kabul of apparent natural causes. Hildner has...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say insurgents are firing rockets at the U.S. Embassy as gunbattles shake downtown Kabul and its diplomatic quarter. Police official Mohammed Zahir says a large group of gunmen are firing from positions in a tall...
Tags: House Building, U.S. Embassy
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan and NATO officials say at least 13 insurgents have been killed in eastern Afghanistan after gunbattles and a coalition airstrike against a building occupied by Taliban fighters. Coalition spokesman Capt. Justin...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Marine who nursed an emaciated puppy back to health while serving in Afghanistan has been reunited with the dog he left behind in the war-torn nation. WISH-TV reports that a nonprofit helped get the canine from...
Tags: Indianapolis, Indiana
Associated PressKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A coordinated Taliban assault on checkpoints in southern Afghanistan killed four police before a counterattack drove the insurgents back, Afghan officials said Tuesday. Also, at least 10 other police died in two attacks...
Tags: Taliban, Wars and Interventions, Armed Conflicts, NATO, Politics
Associated PressKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months, raising concerns that gains in women's rights might be reversed with the withdrawal of most international troops...
Tags: Feminism, Taliban, Justice and Rights, Islam, Human Rights
ReutersKABUL (Reuters) - About 600 Afghan women and girls are behind bars for so-called moral crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, the highest number since the Taliban were toppled almost twelve years ago. Running away from home, usually from abuse...
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