Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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Jim Bullion: Afghanistan must not become a terrorist haven -- Here's a road map for talks with the Taliban

Added: 20.05.2019 17:14 | 9 views | 0 comments

Negotiations with the Taliban must ensure that Afghanistan does not become a haven for terrorists as the U.S. military presence on the ground shrinks.

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Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars'

Added: 20.05.2019 11:17 | 18 views | 0 comments

He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival.

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First session of Afghan parliament ends in brawl over new speaker

Added: 19.05.2019 15:46 | 12 views | 0 comments

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 chaotic elections last year.

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Seth Lederman: Our vets fought to protect our freedom. We must fight for their freedom from PTSD and suicide

Added: 18.05.2019 21:11 | 16 views | 0 comments

After almost two decades of war, America is realizing the ramifications of PTSD. Over 2.7 million men and women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11. The VA estimates that one fifth – or about 500,000 – suffer serious emotional problems.

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Official: Bomb blast in western Afghanistan kills 2

Added: 18.05.2019 7:29 | 10 views | 0 comments

An Afghan official says that a bomb blast in the western province of Herat has killed at least two people, including a child.

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

Added: 17.05.2019 15:55 | 12 views | 0 comments

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 Afghan Taliban.

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Scott Pelley on "Truth Worth Telling": "Life is asking, what’s the meaning of you?"

Added: 17.05.2019 14:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Over his decades-long career, award-winning journalist and "60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley has been on the front lines to cover events that changed the world. His new memoir, "Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter's Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times," highlights individuals who found purpose during life-changing moments of history, including Marines stationed in Afghanistan, parents of the Sandy Hook shooting, and even Bruce Springsteen. Pelley joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about his book.

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Trump administration asked Congress to pay for Taliban travel expenses and food

Added: 17.05.2019 12:59 | 17 views | 0 comments

Donald Trump's administration asked Congress to reimburse the Taliban for travel expenses, lodgings and food at peace talks aimed at bringing over 17 years of war in Afghanistan to an end. The funds would have been used "in cases where lodging and transportation would be required to facilitate the participation of all required parties to negotiate a local peace deal," the Pentagon said. The Pentagon was seeking "to lay the groundwork in anticipation of opportunities to facilitate talks with the Afghan government to find a way to end the war", said Pentagon spokeswoman Commander Rebecca Rebarich. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more...

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan

Added: 17.05.2019 6:36 | 13 views | 0 comments

Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country's southern Helmand province.

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Computerized games offer hope for patients with traumatic brain injuries

Added: 17.05.2019 0:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have left hundreds of thousands of veterans and active duty service members truggling with traumatic brain injuries. Even mild cases can have lasting effects. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on a new possible treatment.

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