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Afghanistan

Karzai’s farewell speech: US didn’t want peace in Afghanistan
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai punctuated on Tuesday his tumultuous 13-year relationship with the United States, alleging that America invaded Afghanistan in 2001 for “its own interests” and never really wanted peace in the region.

23.09.2014 14:04

​The coalition show, from Afghanistan to 'Syraq'
US Secretary of State Kerry brokered a deal in Afghanistan, installing a 'coalition' government, but couldn’t come up with a credible coalition to bomb IS in Syria. So the Pentagon will do it alone to the applause of its Gulf 'petrodollar allies.'

23.09.2014 12:45

Senior Afghan officers missing from Mass. training exercises found trying to cross into Canada
​Afghan National Army soldiers training in Massachusetts went missing over the weekend were found trying to cross the border into Canada on Monday. The disappearance occurred just days after two Afghan policemen disappeared in Washington, DC.

22.09.2014 18:45

Game of drones: UK govt faces legal threat to reveal UAV usage
The UK government is facing a legal challenge over the deployment of its armed drones amid claims that its Afghanistan fleet could be moved to the Middle East to operate against jihadists.

22.09.2014 08:24

Afghan presidential candidates sign power-sharing deal
Two candidates in the widely disputed Afghan presidential elections, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have signed a unity deal, officials confirmed. The deal will end long-standing tensions over the election results.

21.09.2014 06:19

‘Historic high’: Afghan drug crime to further deteriorate after US withdrawal, says Russia
The drug production in Afghanistan is already at a “historic high,” but the situation is likely to deteriorate even more when international troops leave the country, Russia’s chief anti-narcotics official said.

18.09.2014 19:21

Miscommunication blamed for the deaths of five US servicemen in Afghanistan
Documents released by the Pentagon this week show that five American soldiers and an Afghan colleague died as a result of miscommunication earlier this year during one of the worst instances of friendly fire since the Afghan War began nearly 13 years ago.

05.09.2014 14:04

Al-Qaeda looks east, branches out to Indian subcontinent
The leader of terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, says they have launched a new off-shoot in the Indian sub-continent. The new organization aims to create a Muslim caliphate in Burma, Bangladesh and parts of India.

03.09.2014 20:52

NATO summit: Obama, Cameron urge allies to ramp up military spending
Barack Obama and David Cameron will urge NATO members to increase military spending at the alliance’s summit in Wales, amid growing geopolitical tensions, Europe-wide austerity, and criticism that some countries are getting a “free ride”.

01.09.2014 11:28

'My mission is vengeance': Man says he killed four in response to US foreign policy
A Seattle man has told investigators he killed four people in Washington state and New Jersey this year in a mission to avenge the “millions” of lives “taken every single day” by the United States government, according to court documents.

21.08.2014 15:33

​NYT journalist given 24 hours to leave Afghanistan over coup report scandal
A New York Times reporter has been given 24 hours to leave Afghanistan for not cooperating with an investigation into his story about unnamed Afghan officials’ plans to set up an interim government and take power amid an election standoff.

20.08.2014 13:29

US Marine prosecuted for urinating on Afghan corpses found dead
A Marine who was prosecuted for a 2011 video that depicted he and other Marines urinating on corpses of Taliban members was found dead on Wednesday. His death did not appear to be a suicide, his lawyer told Marine Corps Times.

15.08.2014 17:29

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