Saturday, 19 September 2020
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Rep. Brian Mast: It's the 10th anniversary of my 'Alive Day' – here's what I know now

Added: 19.09.2020 12:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Ten years ago today, while serving in the Army in Afghanistan, I tried to disarm one bomb too many...

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US warns Afghan women of increased risk of extremist attack

Added: 18.09.2020 16:47 | 5 views | 0 comments

The United States has warned women in Afghanistan that they are at increased risk of attack by extremist groups. The US embassy in Kabul warned on Thursday that “extremist organisations continue to plan attacks against a variety of targets , including a heightened risk of attacks targeting female...

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Prominent women attacked as Afghanistan eyes peace

Added: 16.09.2020 10:21 | 6 views | 0 comments

An actress who also serves in the police is one of a number of prominent women to be attacked in Kabul.

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Battle against Oregon wildfires fought with short supply of air support after 6 Chinooks sent to Afghanistan

Added: 14.09.2020 19:21 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Oregon National Guard defended its decision to send the Chinooks ahead of fire season, pointing out that they are only a small part of the tools used to fight fires.


U.S. commander: Intel still hasn't established Russia paid Taliban 'bounties' to kill U.S. troops

Added: 14.09.2020 16:20 | 13 views | 0 comments

"It just has not been proved to a level of certainty that satisfies me," Gen. Frank McKenzie told NBC News. McKenzie oversees U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

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Fighting persists in Afghanistan despite peace talks

Added: 14.09.2020 3:53 | 23 views | 0 comments

DOHA: Afghan government negotiators on Sunday expressed cautious optimism for progress on thorny issues including ceasefires as peace talks with the Taliban were set to enter a more important phase in Doha. A slick opening ceremony on Saturday saw the Afghan government, and allies including the US, call for a ceasefire. However, the Taliban, who have fought a guerilla campaign against both since they were forced from power in 2001, did not mention a truce as they came to the negotiating table. The head of the peace process for the Afghan government, Abdullah Abdullah, suggested the Taliban could offer a ceasefire in exchange for the release of more of their jailed fighters. “This could be...

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People smugglers caught hiding family of five in back of van jailed

Added: 13.09.2020 17:20 | 12 views | 0 comments

Air holes had been drilled into the hiding place where the family of three men and two women from Afghanistan were found

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David Wurmser: High-stakes Afghan-Taliban peace talks open as Trump seeks to halt ‘endless wars’

Added: 13.09.2020 10:00 | 15 views | 0 comments

Exactly 19 years and one day after the 9/11 attacks masterminded by Afghanistan-based Al Qaeda terrorists killed nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joined representatives of the Taliban and the Afghan government in Qatar on Saturday to kick off peace talks.

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