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Afghanistan war


Australia inquiry finds troops 'unlawfully killed' dozens of Afghans

November 19, 2020 6:14 pm

Military officials have admitted that Australian forces committed crimes in Afghanistan following a multi-year inquiry. It's the first time the military has accepted allegations of illegal activity during the conflict.

The Jailing of Aafiya Siddiqui

January 16, 2022 8:22 am

Aafiya Siddiqui's imprisonment is being used by radicals to turn Pakistani Muslims against US.

Senator McCain has poor sense of history, says Pakistan minister

October 06, 2017 10:26 am

"Senator McCain was drawing parallel between Vietnam and the war in Afghanistan. Let me remind him through this forum, he has a poor sense of history," Asif said in Washington while speaking at the US Institute of Peace, a Congress supported think-tank.

US Defense Secretary, NATO chief arrive in Kabul weeks after Trump pledges more troops to Afghan

September 27, 2017 12:10 pm

The unannounced high-level visit comes as Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the Taliban which has been on the offensive since the withdrawal of US-led NATO combat troops at the end of 2014.

Amnesty says 1.2 million Afghans internally displaced by war

May 31, 2016 2:30 pm

Displacement has increased since the withdrawal of International troops in 2014.

Afghan official: Date expected for Kabul-Taliban meeting

February 23, 2016 11:44 am

An Afghan official says talks in Kabul between representatives of four countries trying to end Afghanistan's war with the Taliban are likely to set a date for a face-to-face meeting between the two sides.

Wars in Pakistan and Afghanistan leave 150,000 dead: study

June 03, 2015 10:58 am

The study focuses on death and injury caused directly by the stuff of warfare, what it calls "bullets, bombs, fire and so on."

Afghan civilian casualties rise as NATO pulls out: UN

February 08, 2014 4:06 pm

The rise in deaths, up seven percent from 2012, and injuries, up 17 percent, reverses the decline recorded last year.

Violating international obligation,Iran forcefully deporting refugees back to Afghanistan

November 20, 2013 6:31 pm

Human Rights Watch estimated 2 million Afghan refugees in Iran,many undocumented.

Haqqani network losing goodwill,support turning into resentment: Report

November 06, 2013 2:36 pm

Local leaders are questioning whether the celebrated commander's war is really 'holy'.