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Pregnant Army veteran stabbed multiple times; baby dead, authorities say

Added: 23.05.2018 5:15 | 8 views | 0 comments

A pregnant U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan was recovering in a New York City hospital Tuesday after her fiancé stabbed her multiple times in her stomach and torso, killing the baby, authorities said.


War veteran gets world’s first penis and scrotum transplant

Added: 23.05.2018 2:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

A man in the US who was injured by an exploding bomb in Afghanistan has become the first to receive a combined penis and scrotum transplant

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Officials: Special ops vet to be US commander in Afghanistan

Added: 22.05.2018 22:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. officials say a career special operations soldier has been chosen as the next commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan.


Accidental blast kills 16 in Afghanistan

Added: 22.05.2018 18:58 | 20 views | 0 comments

At least 16 people have been killed when Afghan security forces tried to dispose of a container full of explosives found in the southern city of Kandahar, officials say.


Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 14 policemen in Ghazni

Added: 22.05.2018 11:47 | 12 views | 0 comments

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban launched a wave of attacks in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, killing at least 14 police officers, including a district police chief and a reserve unit's commander, Afghan officials said Tuesday. ......

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At least 6 killed, 30 injured after bomb in minibus explodes in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Added: 22.05.2018 11:24 | 24 views | 0 comments

The blast, near one of the city's main markets, sent a huge cloud of dust and smoke into the air.


'You Didn't Take Action': Afghans Reject Official Narrative of War Against Taliban

Added: 22.05.2018 4:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

Residents of a province that was attacked last week by the Taliban express anger and frustration the most powerful figures in Afghanistan’s security establishment as the Islamist militant group presses government forces across the country.

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Watchdog Group Warns of Sparse Progress in Afghanistan Despite U.S. Military Increase

Added: 22.05.2018 0:57 | 11 views | 0 comments

A U.S. government watchdog report found that even with U.S. troop increases in Afghanistan by President Donald Trump was showing few signs of progress in the administration's South Asia strategy as the Taliban continues to wage its insurgency, according to Voice of America. The inspector general report warned the area was still "dangerous and volatile" 17 years after the U.S. first invaded the country and there were few signs of progress by Afghan security forces. The report to Congress by inspectors general of the Pentagon, the State Department, and the U.S. Agency for International Development also doubted the decision from the Trump administration to send new military advisers to work...

Veteran's 'Combat Flip Flops' brings opportunity and education to Afghanistan

Added: 21.05.2018 19:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

Matthew Griffin put away his Army fatigues after his tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, but not his desire to serve.


As Afghanistan blames Taliban for killing 5, terror organisation warns Kabul residents to 'keep away' ahead of attacks

Added: 21.05.2018 13:52 | 24 views | 0 comments

An Afghan official says the Taliban killed at least five members of a demining team in southern Kandahar province.


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