Afghanistan Newswire (Page 7)

Afghanistan Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Afghanistan. (Page 7)

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  1. UN mission in Afghanistan finds children bear brunt of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Brandon Sun

    The number of children killed or wounded in Afghanistan's conflict surged in the first half of 2016, compared to the same period last year, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said on Monday. The daunting figures came in a mid-year report by UNAMA, released just days after the deadliest bombing to hit Kabul since the insurgency began in 2001, following the U.S. invasion to topple the Taliban's brutal regime.

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  2. 53 militants killed in Afghan military operationsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Nerve News

    Kabul, July 25 - At least 53 militants were killed in past 24 hours during military operations in Afghanistan, the Defence Ministry said on Monday. About 16 militants were injured and three detained during the raids conducted in 10 of the country's 34 provinces, Xinhua news agency cited a statement as saying.

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  3. Top ShotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Weekday Magazine

    ... ied in the incident. (epa/Petrit Prena) Men carry the coffin of one of the victims of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, which killed more than 80 people on July 23. (Reuters/Mohammad Ismail)

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  4. Civilian casualties increase as Afghan troops battle Taliban: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Times of Oman

    Relatives and friends inspect belongings of those who were killed in the twin suicide attack at a mosque in Kabul on July 24, 2016. Civilians are being killed and wounded in record numbers in Afghanistan, the United Nations reported on Monday.

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  5. Pakistan PM vows anti-terror cooperation with AfghanistanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 25 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday called for anti-terror cooperation with Afghanistan in the wake of a suicide bombing that killed 80 people and wounded over 200 in Kabul on July 23. "Pakistan remains strongly committed to deepening cooperation with Afghanistan in fighting the scourge of terrorism, which is a common enemy," Sharif told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in a telephone conversation. "The Prime Minister conveyed heartfelt condolences on behalf of the people and the government of Pakistan over the dastardly terrorist attacks in Kabul," a statement from the Prime Minister office said.

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  6. After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | West Hawaii Today

    After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan soldiers. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani recently announced a major assault against fighters loyal to the Islamic State group, who over the past year captured positions along Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan, mainly in Nangarhar province.

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  7. UN report reveals horrors of war in Afghanistan, 1,601 civilian deaths in six monthsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Newkerala.com

    Kabul, July 25 : The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan on Monday released a report revealing that at least 5,166 civilians were killed or maimed in just the first six months of this year, of whom almost one-third were children. The UN mission said the civilian casualties in the country have reached to a record number since counting began in 2009.

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  8. Afghanistan: Surge in civilian, children death tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Al Jazeera

    The casualties have reached their highest level since the UN began issuing its authoritative reports in 2009 [JAWAD JALALI/EPA] Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN has said, with a particular surge in the number of children killed or wounded. documented civilian casualties in the first half of 2016, an increase in total civilian casualties by four percent as compared to the first six months of 2015.

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  9. Top Asian News 3:53 a.m. GMTRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Yahoo!

    ... "The opposition parties hatched a conspiracy for narrow interests, and I am stunned by that," he said. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants ...

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  10. Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attackRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Thanh Nein News

    Afghans begin mass funerals after twin bombs blasts kill at least 80 people and wound more than 230 others, mostly Shi'ites from the Hazara minority who are increasingly angry with the government and their political leaders. More than 19,000 Democratic National Committee emails, leaked on Friday, confirmed Sanders' frequent charge that the party played favorites in the race.

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  11. Editor's ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Reuters

    An Afghan man picks up a phone belonging to a victim after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 23, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani An Afghan man picks up a phone belonging to a victim after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 23, 2016.

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  12. Pakistan Ready to Inaugurate Rebuilt Busy Afghan Border CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Voice of America

    Afghanistan-bound trucks pass through a valley while moving toward the Torkham border crossing in Torkham, Pakistan, Saturday, June 18, 2016. Pakistan plans to inaugurate its newly built gate at a busy border crossing with Afghanistan on August 1, allowing authorities to effectively monitor and discourage illegal movement in either direction, officials said Monday.

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  13. Combat veteran brings active-shooter and mass-casualty training to civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... school. He left to pursue a college education, but rejoined after 9/11. As an Army Ranger, he served in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he saw combat and experienced multiple mass-casualty situations. After his military career, he worked overseas as a ...

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  14. Afghan civilian casualties increase in H1Read the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Newkerala.com

    Kabul, July 25 : The Afghan civilian casualties have increased in first six months of the year in comparison with the same period in 2015, a UN Mission said on Monday. "Between January and June this year, the Human Rights team of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan documented 1,601 civilian deaths and 3,565 injured.

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  15. Afghan youth hold vigil after Kabul bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Press On-Line

    For Christchurch's Afghan community, waiting for terrorist attacks to hit their families and homeland is like waiting for earthquake aftershocks. After Saturday's suicide bombing in Afghanistan, which killed scores of people during a peaceful demonstration in Kabul, the Afghan community desperately checked in on their own family and friends.

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  16. Afghan civilian casualties soar to record high, UN saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Peninsula

    Afghans look to find fitment and shoes of their relatives during a funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 24, 2016. Kabul: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared to a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN said Monday, with children in particular paying a heavy price as insurgents step up fighting and insecurity grows.

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  17. The Hypocrisies of Terror TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Counterpunch

    ... routine part of what is now, alas, the routine of mass killing in Europe as well as in the Middle East and Afghanistan. The identity of Muslims in Europe is therefore fudged if they are victims but of vital political importance if they are killers. ...

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  18. Afghan Civilian Casualties Soar to Record High: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Outlook

    Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared to a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN said today, with children in particular paying a heavy price as insurgents step up fighting and insecurity grows. The UN report, which comes two days after the deadliest attack in Kabul since 2001, cited ground combat between militants and NATO-backed Afghan forces as the leading cause of casualties.

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  19. Romania's White Sharks to depart for Afghanistan from ConstantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Nine O'Clock

    Romania's General Army Chief of Staff Nicolae Ciuca on Monday will be taking part in a departure ceremony in Constanta to send off the 341st White Sharks Force Protection Infantry Battalion on a mission in Afghanistan. The Defence Ministry reports that fresh from a four-month training programme, the White Sharks are ready to serve with the Resolute Support NATO mission to secure the protection of the Kandahar military base and to advise Afghan security forces.

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  20. Children bearing brunt of war in Afghanistan, says UN missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Belfast Telegraph

    The number of children killed or wounded in Afghanistan's conflict surged in the first half of 2016, compared with the same period last year, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan has said. The daunting figures came in a mid-year report by Unama, released on Monday, just days after the deadliest bombing to hit Kabul since the insurgency began in 2001, following the US invasion to topple the Taliban's brutal regime.

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