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'New Yorker' Writer Paints Picture Of James Mattis As Both Soldier And Scholar

Added: 22.05.2017 21:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to reporter Dexter Filkins, about his profile of Defense Secretary James Mattis in the latest issue of The New Yorker. The article comes as President Trump is calling for a $54 billion increase in defense spending, and it follows the administration's recent military actions in Yemen, Syria and Afghanistan.

From: www.npr.org

Five security forces killed in Afghanistan

Added: 22.05.2017 9:21 | 13 views | 0 comments

At least five local security forces have been killed after insurgents ambushed their convoy in Afghanistan's northern Faryab province.

From: www.news.com.au

Afghanistan launches TV channel dedicated to women

Added: 21.05.2017 11:28 | 7 views | 0 comments

The new station is aiming to attract a different audience.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Afghan police killed in Taliban ambushes

Added: 21.05.2017 8:42 | 17 views | 0 comments

At least 20 Afghan policemen have been killed in Taliban ambushes in south central Afghanistan, officials say, as security forces sought to dislodge insurgents in multiple districts.

From: www.news.com.au

Three dead as gunmen storm Afghan bank

Added: 20.05.2017 16:23 | 18 views | 0 comments

Gunmen have stormed a bank in eastern Afghanistan and opened fire, killing at least three people and wounding many more before being shot dead by security forces, officials said.

From: www.news.com.au

Afghan Vice-President Dostum flies to Turkey amid torture claims

Added: 20.05.2017 9:49 | 16 views | 0 comments

Afghanistan's Vice-President, Abdul Rashid Dostum, has left the country amid claims that...

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Afghan Women Break Taboo With New TV Channel Dedicated To Women

Added: 19.05.2017 15:18 | 12 views | 0 comments

The first TV channel focusing on women is beginning to broadcast in Afghanistan on Friday, the country where many areas of society remains dominated by men, according to Reuters. Zan TV or 'Women's TV' will begin on Sunday using a staff of all female presenters and producers, highlighting the gradual societal change in Afghanistan of women taking on more roles as female newsreaders have also been appearing regularly on Afghan channels."I am so happy that this TV station has been created for women because there are women in our society who are not aware of their rights," said 20-year-old Khatira Ahmadi, a producer at the station. "So this station represents women and we work to raise the...

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Pakistan says diplomats detained in Kabul have been released

Added: 18.05.2017 11:58 | 19 views | 0 comments

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan says Afghanistan has freed two Pakistani diplomats detained in Kabul.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria said Thursday the envoys have returned to Pakistani embassy in the Afghan capital. Pakistan had protested the detentions a day earlier, calling it a violation of international conventions.
Kabul police said ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

Islamic State Launches Deadly Attack on Afghan TV Station

Added: 17.05.2017 19:39 | 5 views | 0 comments

Islamic State gunmen broke into a television station in east Afghanistan, waging an hours-long battle that left at least 10 dead, including four attackers. Violence against journalists is on the rise in the country.

BREAKING: Four dead as suicide bombers storm state TV station - ISIS claim responsibility

Added: 17.05.2017 13:08 | 10 views | 0 comments

FOUR people have been left dead after suicide bombers stormed a state-run television station in eastern Afghanistan.

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