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In this Feb 19, 2013 file photo, ethnic Pa-O poppy farmer holds a harvested poppy stem with dried-up opium sap in a poppy cultivation in central Shan state, Myanmar.
After three days of walking in the cold and snow, many of them on hunger strike, 150 African asylum seekers were forced onto buses and taken back to the new Israeli police on Tuesday sent back to custody about 150 African migrants who had abandoned a desert detention center in protest against a new law allowing them to be kept there indefinitely.
Aisha, who appeared on the cover of "Time" magazine in 2010, was not the last Afghan woman to be so disfigured.
TROOPS KILLED: In this Monday, Dec. 9 photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen.
An embattled top Army official has resigned amidst an internal probe of allegations that he intimidated whistle blowers over patient abuse and corruption at a U.S.-funded Afghan hospital, Politico reported Monday.
Before he was a Marine who clasped a beggar girl's tiny hand on the streets of Kabul, and before he was driven to make a film to tell that girl's story, Regan A. Young was a talented high school oboe player from Arlington who fantasized about becoming a cinematic hero.
The prisoner was reading Booky Wook 2 , the second part of the British comedian's memoirs.
As the December 31st deadline for the U.S.-Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement gets pushed back, given unresolved disagreements over the post-2014 U.S. presence, it is clear that American clout in Kabul is not what it once was.
Cameron was in Afghanistan for a pre-Christmas visit with U.K. troops, who form the second-largest NATO contingent fighting to stop the Taliban insurgency, ahead of a planned withdrawal by the end of next year.
British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed confidence that a security agreement will be signed to allow a continuing allied training mission in Afghanistan after 2014, saying Monday that allies are depending on it.
Britain has accomplished its mission in Afghanistan and it is time for the troops to come home, David Cameron has said during a Christmas visit to the military in Helmand province.
The last remaining Australian combat troops in Afghanistan were headed home on Monday, as Australia's military involvement in the 12-year-old conflict draws to a close.
As the Karzai government seeks greater role by Pakistan in the Afghan political reconciliation and Islamabad proactively supports this peace process, the PML-N government should now also ensure that Kabul agrees on a joint border mechanism to secure its western border.