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Afghanistan probe: ‘at least 60 civilians’ killed after US military airstrikes on alleged drug labs

“Multiple” airstrikes by the US military on alleged methamphetamine drug labs in a remote area of western Afghanistan earlier this year, killed or injured dozens of civilians who should not ...

Afghanistan probe: ‘at least 60 civilians’ killed after US military airstrikes on alleged drug labs

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U.S. Disputes Finding That Airstrikes on Afghan Drug Labs Killed 30 Civilians The American military said the facilities were funding the Taliban. But a United Nations report argued that those working in the labs were not “performing combat functions.”...
14:12 2019-10-09

United Nations: U.S. airstrikes on Afghan drug facilities killed civilians U.S. airstrikes on suspected drug-production facilities in Afghanistan's southwestern provinces in May killed 39 civilians, a U.N. report released Wednesday found. U.S. military officials disputed the...
00:12 2019-10-10

U.N. report says U.S. air strikes on Afghan drug labs unlawful, hit civilians U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan in May killed or wounded at least 39 civilians, including 14 children, and violated international humanitarian law as the victims were non-...
13:00 2019-10-09

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. Monitoring groups say the real death toll is much ...
22:12 2019-05-31

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian d...
04:36 2019-05-28

Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan: Government Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement....
15:48 2019-07-09

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday....
18:36 2019-05-25

U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a...
10:00 2019-07-15

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, while engaged in combat operations....
20:48 2019-06-27

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
16:36 2019-05-30

Russia and Syria step up airstrikes against civilians in Idlib Dozens killed in attack on market but Assad ground forces stall in last rebel areasAt least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday...
21:24 2019-07-22

Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displaced thousands of “terrified” civilians, the UN sai...
20:12 2019-08-20

U.S. investigates reports of deadly airstrikes in Afghanistan The U.S. military carried out drone strikes against a suspected Islamic State hideout in eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but local authorities said the attack also killed multiple civilians....
14:36 2019-09-20

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
19:12 2019-07-31

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province....
22:36 2019-05-25

Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province...
18:12 2019-05-25

US drone strike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan, governor's spokesman says A drone strike carried out by US forces in eastern Afghanistan killed 16 civilians, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province said Thursday....
06:24 2019-09-20

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which...
17:24 2019-06-10

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a ...
20:12 2019-09-12

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
15:12 2019-08-03

At Least 100 Killed in Saudi-Led Airstrikes in Yemen (SANAA, Yemen) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen staged multiple airstrikes on a detention center operated by the Houthi rebels in the southwestern province of Dhamar, killing at least...
19:12 2019-09-02

Trump launched airstrikes after this town was gassed in 2017. Now Assad's military is moving in Two years ago, a chemical attack by the Syrian regime in Khan Sheikhoun killed dozens and resulted in the Trump administration carrying out airstrikes mostly targeting against Syrian airfields, a warn...
07:00 2019-08-23

At least 60 killed by Saudi led airstrikes at rebel run prison The attack was the deadliest so far this year by the coalition, which has faced international criticism for airstrikes that have Dhamar killed civilians and hit non-military targets....
20:00 2019-09-01

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 ...
18:12 2019-06-03

U.S. agents raid genetic testing labs, charge 35 in Medicare fraud probe U.S. federal agents raided genetic testing laboratories, and 35 people were criminally charged in four states in a crackdown on genetic testing fraud that officials said on Friday caused $2.1 billion ...
00:24 2019-09-28

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the mili...
08:36 2019-06-08

Yemen official says airstrikes killed at least 30 troops near Aden SANAA, Yemen — Airstrikes hit Yemeni government forces heading to the southern port city of Aden to fight separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, killing at least 30 troops, a gove...
18:48 2019-08-29

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
23:48 2019-07-22

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor rep...
16:12 2019-06-02

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
21:48 2019-10-09

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel; 1-year-old child among those killed in retaliatory airstrikes Approximately 250 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel over the course of a few hours on Saturday, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
21:24 2019-05-21

Civilians ‘must not be a target’, urges UNHCR, following military escalation in northern Syria The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrik...
22:36 2019-10-10

Five civilians killed in Kashmir since crackdown, says army Deaths over past 30 days follow Indian government’s decision to strip region of autonomyFive civilians have died in Indian Kashmir, including an 18-year-old man, officials confirmed, one month after D...
19:48 2019-09-04

| Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack: police Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday....
14:48 2019-06-15

34 Afghan Civilians Killed as Bus Hits Roadside Bomb Eyewitnesses in western Afghanistan described an inferno of blood and fire, a day after the United Nations raised alarms about civilian casualties in the spiraling war....
18:00 2019-07-31

At least eight civilians killed Aden clashes: medical sources At least eight civilians were killed on Friday in renewed clashes between southern separatists and government forces in Aden, the seat of Yemen's internationally-recognized government, medical sources...
22:48 2019-08-09

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The U...
20:48 2019-07-03

Turkey says its convoy attacked in Syria, three civilians killed A Turkish military convoy was attacked en route to one of its observation posts in northwest Syria on Monday, Turkey's Defense Ministry said, adding that three civilians were killed and 12 others woun...
14:24 2019-08-19

Syrian Observatory: 30 civilians killed in Turkish offensive The civilian death toll resulting from Turkey's offensive into northern Syria has risen to 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
13:48 2019-10-12

10 Civilians, Two NATO Troops Killed In Kabul Blast The Taliban killed at least 10 people including two NATO troops in a bombing in Kabul on Thursday, in another horrific attack on the Afghan capital as the US and the insurgents negotiate a deal to see...
01:24 2019-09-06

Nearly 100,000 civilians have been killed in ongoing Yemen war, report finds Almost 100,000 civilians have been killed since 2015 as the Yemen war rages on, according to new data unveiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED)....
20:12 2019-06-19

Eight civilians killed amid renewed clashes in Yemen's Aden At least eight civilians were killed on Friday in Aden, the temporary seat of Yemen's internationally-recognized government, amid renewed fighting between southern separatists and government forces, m...
22:48 2019-08-09

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after a rival militia executed a group of civilians....
19:12 2019-06-15

Afghan officials: 40 civilians killed in anti-Taliban raid At least 40 civilians were killed Sunday night during a raid conducted by Afghan special forces on Taliban hideouts in the southern Helmand province, provincial officials said...
18:48 2019-09-23

14 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 14 civilians were killed on Sunday in fighting in northern Syria where Turkey is carrying out an offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
18:12 2019-10-13

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
00:36 2019-10-14

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday...
18:00 2019-07-31

Amnesty International: U.S.-made bomb killed several civilians in Yemen Amnesty International said Thursday a strike that killed several civilians in Yemen earlier this summer used a precision-guided bomb made by a U.S. military contractor....
20:12 2019-09-26

Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits He Probably Killed 'Hundreds of Civilians' in Iraq California Rep. Duncan Hunter, previously best known for investigations into his misuse of funds while in office and vaping on the floor of Congress, went on a Barstool Sports podcast last week and in...
03:36 2019-06-03

Dozens of Civilians Reported Killed in Afghan Commando Strike Officials said that as many as 40 people, including children, may have died during a raid on an insurgent stronghold in the southern province of Helmand....
16:24 2019-09-23

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
16:48 2019-07-08

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel b...
05:36 2019-07-07

Rep. Duncan Hunter says his unit ‘killed probably hundreds of civilians’ in Iraq The California Republican’s remarks in a podcast interview are his latest eyebrow-raising comments since being charged in 2018 with spending campaign funds on personal expenses....
02:48 2019-06-04

More than 100 civilians killed in South Sudan violence after peace deal: U.N. report South Sudan's army and several armed groups killed more than 100 civilians in a surge in violence in a southern region of the country after the signing of a peace deal last year, a U.N. report said on...
16:48 2019-07-03

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assau...
06:00 2019-05-31

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
21:48 2019-05-31

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
00:48 2019-07-02

Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say Rebels shot at least nine civilians in execution-style killings in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human RightsPro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border ...
05:12 2019-10-13

At least 40 civilians at wedding party killed during nearby U.S.-backed Afghan army raid At least 40 civilians attending a wedding party were killed by explosions and gunfire during a raid by U.S.-backed Afghan government forces on a nearby Islamist militant hideout, officials in Helmand ...
19:12 2019-09-23

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
01:36 2019-05-26

Top military chief not ready to withdraw troops from Afghanistan ”I do not think about it as we are going to withdraw. I think about it as we are going to initiate inter-Afghan dialogue, ideally leading to peace and stability for the Afghan people,” Marine Gen. Jos...
01:36 2019-08-29

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, th...
21:00 2019-05-21

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afghanistan by rebels, government security services a...
17:48 2019-06-07

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
11:12 2019-05-24

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
23:36 2019-07-11

Fact-Checking Trump’s Statements on Increased Military Strikes in Afghanistan A survey of military operations seems to indicate that, at best, the president is exaggerating the pace of current operations, even if they have increased in recent weeks....
20:36 2019-09-12

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to cou...
03:12 2019-09-10

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan Two American service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-y...
02:12 2019-08-22

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Special Forces member was killed in Afghanistan, NATO Resolute Support Afghanistan announced on Monday, the 17th U.S. servicemember killed there this year....
23:36 2019-09-16

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified A U.S. soldier killed by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of Puerto Rico, the Department of Defense said on Friday....
12:24 2019-09-07

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their death...
19:12 2019-06-27

At Least 10 Killed In Attack On Bus In East Afghanistan At least 10 people were killed and 27 wounded Monday when a bomb hit a bus carrying army recruits in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP....
23:00 2019-10-07

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a provincial official said. Mohibullah Mohib, spokesman for...
17:48 2019-07-31

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking".....
20:12 2019-07-31

U.S. service member killed in combat in Afghanistan A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan during combat operations, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement on Friday, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to t...
20:00 2019-08-30

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounding the death....
18:12 2019-07-13

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year....
20:12 2019-08-18

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
19:24 2019-06-27

Drug charges dropped in alleged setup of Russian journalist In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to f...
18:48 2019-06-11

Spanish police rescued from the sea by alleged drug traffickers they were pursuing Despite coming to the aid the officers, the alleged traffickers were still arrested after officers found more than 3,000 kilos of hashish that had fallen into the waters nearby, police said....
22:48 2019-10-05

Alleged drug-dealing grandma, two others charged in NJ laundromat murder An alleged pill-peddling grandmother known as “Mama Dean” was one of three people who used the same handgun to kill a young man and wound a teen at a New Jersey laundromat, according to a report. Eude...
02:36 2019-09-18

Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting between insurgents and pro-government forces....
22:24 2019-07-31

Decorated Green Beret killed in combat in Afghanistan A decorated Army green beret was killed in combat in Afghanistan, officials have announced. Jeremy W. Griffin, 40, was deployed to Wardak Province in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel when...
01:24 2019-09-19

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
07:12 2019-07-08

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
18:36 2019-08-22

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan....
07:36 2019-08-23

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid peace talks....
02:36 2019-08-22

Croatian soldier killed in Afghanistan suicide blast A Croatian soldier serving in Afghanistan died and two were seriously injured in a suicide attack on their convoy outside the capital of Kabul on Wednesday, authorities said....
15:48 2019-07-24

U.S. service member becomes 15th to be killed in Afghanistan this year A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, bringing the total number of combat deaths there this year to 15 – the highest since the Pentagon announced the end of comb...
04:00 2019-08-31

20 killed, dozens wounded in Afghanistan car bomb blast The Taliban claimed responsibility for an early Thursday suicide attack that killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more in Afghanistan's Zabul province....
13:48 2019-09-19

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received rece...
05:24 2019-06-08

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov: 'Nothing to hide' after alleged drug video surfaces Washington Capitals star forward Evgeny Kuznetsov said he has "nothing to hide" after a video surfaced of him sitting next to a table that had a powdery white substance on it....
21:12 2019-05-28

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threa...
19:12 2019-06-07

US sprinter Christian Coleman facing ban for alleged missed drug tests • Sources allege three drug tests missed in 12-month period• Coleman, 23, leads 100m world rankings with 9.81sec timeChristian Coleman, the world’s fastest man and favourite for 100m gold at the world...
03:48 2019-08-24

Russia wants probe on alleged S Korean airspace violation A lawmaker cites Russia’s acting ambassador as saying Russia wants an investigation into a South Korean announcement that a Russia military plane has violated its airspace...
08:48 2019-07-24

U.N. peacekeeper, 6 civilians killed in Sudan/South Sudan border area Unknown gunmen killed a U.N. peacekeeper and six civilians in the disputed region of Abyei on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, the regional governor said on Wednesday....
15:12 2019-07-17

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...
21:12 2019-07-14

20 Killed In Afghanistan As Taliban Truck Bomb Explodes Near Hospital A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said....
17:48 2019-09-19

Green Beret from Idaho ID'd as 3rd US soldier killed in Afghanistan in under two weeks The identity of the third American soldier to die in Afghanistan in under two weeks was disclosed Friday — a day after President Trump confirmed a plan to withdraw at least some troops from the South-...
10:48 2019-08-31

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed, including children A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including women and children, a provincial official said....
19:48 2019-07-31

Afghanistan: Dozens killed in blast at Kabul wedding hall At least 63 people have been killed and nearly 200 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, although the Taliban and "Islamic State" have carried out prev...
07:48 2019-08-18

Al-Qaeda's South Asia Chief Killed In Afghanistan: Officials The leader of Al-Qaeda's South Asian branch was killed in a US-Afghan joint raid in southern Afghanistan last month, Afghan officials confirmed Tuesday....
06:36 2019-10-09

2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan; Taliban says they died in an ambush Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the American-led NATO mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.        ...
20:48 2019-06-27

30 Pine Nut Farm Workers Killed In US Drone Strike In Afghanistan A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (ISIS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
01:48 2019-09-20

Drug lord may have hired David Ortiz shooter over alleged affair with his wife Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe David Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a drug lord who thought the former Red Sox slugger was having an affair with his wife, according to a...
22:00 2019-06-10

CBI Takes Over Probe Into Alleged Phone Tapping Of Karnataka Politicians The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has taken up investigation into alleged phone tapping of politicians during the term of the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka, officials said on......
18:00 2019-08-31

Centre Orders Probe Into Jet Over Alleged Fund Mismanagement: Report The centre ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways, which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
23:48 2019-07-04

Boris Johnson faces probe for alleged links to US businesswoman Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a potential investigation into his alleged connection with a US businesswoman. London authorities asked that the country’s police watchdo...
18:36 2019-09-28

Plea Demands Probe Into Alleged Misappropriation Of Funds By Indiabulls The Delhi High Court Friday sought response of the Centre and the RBI on a plea seeking an SIT investigation into the alleged illegalities, siphoning of funds and violations committed by the promoters...
18:48 2019-09-27

| UPDATE | 48 people killed in suicide blasts at presidential rally in Afghanistan Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul - with the insurgents warning of more violenc...
18:24 2019-09-17

Teen honors father killed in Afghanistan with special graduation photos A Nebraska teen who was just a kid when her father died from an IED explosion in Afghanistan more than a decade ago found a way to honor him in her high school graduation pictures. ...
23:48 2019-08-20

U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat operations this year....
21:12 2019-09-16

US Army Green Beret killed in Afghanistan gun battle identified: 'He was a warrior' The Pentagon has identified the U.S. Army Green Beret who was killed in a gun battle outside the Afghan capital Monday in Wardack Province, a known Taliban hotbed....
19:36 2019-09-17

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was lon...
06:12 2019-07-12

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong drug war....
16:36 2019-07-11

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking in...
19:12 2019-07-19

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and....
22:12 2019-06-10

Police probe alleged assault on World War II veteran at care home Police are investigating a series of alleged assaults at a UK nursing home — including against a World War II veteran who was left with a skull fracture, according to report. The probe was launc...
20:24 2019-10-07

Athletics: Russia assisting in doping probe into alleged forged documents Russia's athletics federation is cooperating with global athletics officials in a probe into allegations that some of its representatives forged documents in a doping case, it said on Sunday....
21:12 2019-06-02

India orders probe into Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds -document India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Thursday ordered an investigation into embattled Indian carrier Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds, in another headache for the airline that halte...
20:48 2019-07-04

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Bombing That Killed 63, Injured 182 at Afghanistan Wedding (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s...
17:48 2019-08-18

Al-Qaeda's South Asia Chief, Born In India, Killed In Afghanistan: Report India-born Asim Umar, the chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), has been killed during a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban hideout in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Afghan......
12:36 2019-10-09

| Jack 'struggling' with lengthy drug probe Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has claimed she could have to wait nine months for a chance to prove her innocence after testing positive for a banned substance....
13:48 2019-09-25

FDA says widening probe on generic drug impurities The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration said on Wednesday it was expanding its investigation into impurities in U.S. generic drugs beyond a class of hypertension drugs known as angiotensin II receptor ...
17:12 2019-08-28

Ilhan Omar’s alleged affair with consultant sparks calls for ethics probe MINNEAPOLIS — Rep. Ilhan Omar’s soap-opera love life threatened to become more of a political thriller Wednesday as watchdog groups questioned whether her alleged affair with a married member of her p...
05:12 2019-08-29

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
13:24 2019-06-10

House Dems to probe Trump’s alleged role in hush-money payments The House Judiciary Committee plans to launch an investigation this fall into President Trump's alleged role in hush-money payments his former attorney made to two women who claimed to have had affair...
22:00 2019-09-03

Vijay Rupani's Cousin Dies Due To Alleged Ambulance Delay, Probe Ordered The Gujarat government has ordered an inquiry into allegation that delayed arrival of an "108" ambulance resulted into the death of a cousin of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, officials said on......
04:36 2019-10-10

Praful Patel Seeks More Time To Join Probe Into Alleged Aviation Scam Former civil aviation minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel today requested for another date to depose before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a......
09:00 2019-06-06

Sheriff suspended for alleged plot to have former deputy killed A North Carolina sheriff was reportedly suspended Monday after he was arrested last week for allegedly encouraging another man to kill a former deputy who had an audio recording of him making “raciall...
13:12 2019-09-24

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
04:12 2019-07-12

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what it says are possible crimes against humanity in t...
10:36 2019-07-08

Probe Agency Files Money Laundering Case In Alleged Ponzi Scheme Fraud The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case of money laundering in an alleged ponzi scheme in Karnataka, involving the IMA Jewels, which left thousands of gullible investors in the lurch, officials.....
17:12 2019-06-14

NC teacher's alleged Mike Pence remark gets her placed on leave, prompts Secret Service probe: reports A North Carolina high school teacher is being investigated by the Secret Service after allegedly telling a classroom of students that Vice President Mike Pence “should be shot in the head,” according ...
19:24 2019-09-21

Israeli police: Alleged Palestinian attacker stabs 2, killed JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an alleged Palestinian attacker has been killed after stabbing and injuring two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City. They say the incident occurred at Damascus G...
09:12 2019-05-31

Third suspect arrested in rapper Mac Miller's drug death probe A Los Angeles man who prosecutors say supplied the counterfeit oxycodone laced with fentanyl blamed in Mac Miller's fatal 2018 overdose has been taken into custody on federal drug charges, the third a...
04:00 2019-09-27

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling ...
11:00 2019-07-08

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much...
04:00 2019-07-12

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in...
01:00 2019-06-16

| Norway mosque shooting: Dead woman linked to alleged gunman as cops probe 'attempted act of terror' The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an "attempted act of terror", Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views....
01:36 2019-08-12

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to “expeditiously” accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer, in ...
23:48 2019-06-03

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including five top officials, were killed....
15:00 2019-06-29

Florida man texts landlord 'I killed him dude' after alleged murder: police A Florida man reportedly texted his landlord “I killed him dude” after allegedly stabbing another man who he claims was trying to rape him inside his apartment, police said. ...
22:00 2019-07-23

Honduran president denies protecting brother caught in U.S. drug probe Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said on Thursday that he had never intervened to protect anybody, after his brother was accused of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States for years ...
23:36 2019-10-03

Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare...
22:00 2019-06-05

Honduran president was targeted by U.S. drug trafficking probe: court filing U.S. authorities have targeted Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in an investigation of large-scale drug trafficking and money laundering, a recent court filing shows....
02:12 2019-05-31

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe: statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increas...
13:36 2019-08-14

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increas...
18:48 2019-08-14

Pentagon stalls House in probe over military sleepover at Trump resort The Pentagon has not provided requested documents and other information on military spending after an odd stop by a plane on a routine trip at President Donald Trump's Scottish resort, according to a ...
19:36 2019-09-07

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
00:48 2019-06-04

Cochrane Fish and Wildlife search for alleged poacher after deer killed with arrow Alberta Fish and Wildlife is asking for the public's help to find a person they say allegedly shot a deer with an arrow and left it to die near Cochrane this summer....
12:00 2019-10-02

Swiss raid stomach ache drug ingredient makers in competition probe Switzerland's COMCO competition watchdog on Thursday conducted dawn raids of several makers and distributors of a drug ingredient for medicines against stomach pain, citing suspicions of unlawful pric...
12:12 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare...
20:48 2019-06-05

Trump denies explicitly tying U.S. military aid to demand for Ukrainian probe of Biden Questioned by reporters at the United Nations, Trump insisted that he “put no pressure on them whatsoever” on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a July 25 call....
02:48 2019-09-24

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
11:12 2019-05-30

Four killed in Ukrainian military helicopter crash A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
09:36 2019-05-30

| Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military Eight people, including three soldiers, have killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources have said....
21:00 2019-08-12

Ten militants killed after Somalia attack: U.S. military The U.S. military said on Monday that U.S. and partnered forces had killed 10 militants and destroyed a vehicle after Somali insurgents mounted an ambitious attack on a base where U.S. special forces ...
20:24 2019-09-30

‘Drug dealer’ was out on bail when he killed Queens man: cops An accused drug dealer free on bail was arrested Wednesday for the fatal shooting of a Queens man, police said. Jeffery Palomino, 32, allegedly shot and killed 28-year-old Jasper Davis on Aug. 25, pol...
21:12 2019-10-03

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade At least 35 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use of a ballistic missile....
13:48 2019-08-01

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
21:48 2019-05-31

Malian soldiers killed in attack on two military camps At least 25 Malian soldiers were killed and 60 are missing after "terrorists" attacked two army camps in central Mali on Monday, the country's government said....
20:00 2019-10-03

2 cops shot, suspect killed during Westchester drug raid Two police officers were wounded — and a suspect killed — during a drug raid at a seedy Westchester motel, according to authorities and a local report. The pair — a Greenburgh police sergeant and a Do...
19:36 2019-06-04

Rights Body, Women's Panel Want Probe Into Alleged Torture Of Assam Women A day after Assam police suspended two cops for allegedly stripping and torturing three women inside a police outpost in Darrang district, the National Human Rights Commission and the National......
03:00 2019-09-19

Palestinian militants killed on Gaza border, Israeli military says Soldiers opened fire after one of four armed men crossed into Israel, defence forces sayIsraeli forces have shot dead four Palestinian militants near the border with Gaza, the Israeli military said.In...
16:00 2019-08-10

At Least 32 Killed in Attacks on Yemen Military Parade and Police Station The Houthi movement said it had struck the parade in Aden, the seat of the government, with drones and missiles, and an explosives-laden car blew up at a police station....
14:00 2019-08-01

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statem...
11:48 2019-07-06

Ethiopia says military chief killed in thwarted coup attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday....
17:48 2019-06-23

Ethiopia says coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, announced the country’s prime minister on Sunday...
11:48 2019-06-23

17 Killed in U.S. Airstrike on Suspected ISIS Targets in Libya, Military Says A U.S. military airstrike killed 17 people allegedly affiliated with ISIS in southwest Libya, the military announced Friday—the third strike against militants there this month. The strike was ca...
21:12 2019-09-27

Joshua Brown killed in drug deal, 1 suspect arrested, police say Joshua Brown, a key witness in the murder trial where Amber Guyger was convicted, was killed in a drug deal, Dallas police said, adding that a suspect is in custody....
05:48 2019-10-09

| Family of US teen killed by police calls for probe The family of a 17-year-old girl fatally shot by a police officer in California has called for the state's attorney general to launch an independent probe into the killing....
12:12 2019-07-10

Ethiopian government stops coup attempt, military chief killed The Ethiopian governent thwarted a coup attempt on Saturday that left four people dead, including the President of the Amhara Regional Government and the Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian army, the offi...
18:48 2019-06-23

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
04:24 2019-06-06

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed JERUSALEM/GAZA - Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men ...
13:24 2019-08-18

Dozens Killed in Yemen in Attacks on Military Parade and Police Station The Houthi movement said it had struck the parade in Aden, the seat of Saudi-backed forces, with an air assault. Separately, police officers were killed by a suicide bomber....
01:00 2019-08-04

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade blamed on Iran At least 51 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use of a ballistic missile....
00:01 2019-08-02

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The b...
12:24 2019-06-04

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle carrying them flipped over during a training mission,...
22:48 2019-06-06

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by M...
09:12 2019-05-31

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime...
22:48 2019-06-23

West Point cadet killed, 22 injured during training exercise near military academy A West Point cadet was killed and 20 cadets and two soldiers injured Thursday in a traffic accident on a New York state road during a summer training exercise.        ...
16:24 2019-06-06

South Carolina man who mistakenly shot, killed daughter arrested on drug charges, police say A man in South Carolina who shot and killed his daughter after mistaking her for a potential intruder was arrested Monday on drug charges, according to police. ...
20:24 2019-05-21

Bond film extra killed with fatal dose of chemsex drug, jury told Gerald Matovu accused of murdering Eric Michels in London after Grindr meet-upAn alleged fraudster met a Bond film actor on the dating app Grindr then killed him with a fatal dose of a chemsex drug, a...
00:12 2019-05-22

Joshua Brown, Witness in Amber Guyger Trial, Was Killed in a Drug Deal, Police Say Botham Jean’s former neighbor, who testified for prosecutors at Amber Guyger’s murder trial in Dallas, was shot to death two days after the trial ended....
00:12 2019-10-09

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
01:36 2019-06-03

Cops Seek Consent To Probe Sons Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Cow Vigilantes The Rajasthan police has sought permission from an Alwar court to investigate further the case against the two sons of Pehlu Khan, who was beaten to death by cow vigilantes two years ago for allegedly...
16:36 2019-07-09

Johnny Cash remained devoted to his faith despite drug woes, was nearly killed by an ostrich, book reveals Johnny Cash suffered a lingering battle against addiction to drugs throughout his life, but the Man in Black desperately tried to find his way into the light....
15:00 2019-09-11

Dera Followers Demand Probe After Sacrilege Accused Killed In Punjab Jail Followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect have demanded a judicial probe after a follower, accused in the 2015 Bargari sacrilege case, was killed in inside a prison in Punjab's Nabha on Saturday....
18:12 2019-06-23

West Point cadet killed, 22 injured when vehicle overturns in hilly terrain near military academy A West Point cadet was killed and 20 cadets and two soldiers injured Thursday when a tactical vehicle overturned while en route to a training site        ...
20:36 2019-06-06

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campaign....
16:12 2019-05-31

Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site. The post Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle ...
16:00 2019-06-06

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number o...
12:00 2019-06-03

Pax Labs’ Bharat Vasan is out as CEO Bharat Vasan is no longer the Chief Executive Officer at Pax Labs, the consumer tech company that makes cannabis vaporizers. A source familiar with the situation said that the board of directors made...
02:12 2019-09-18

Abbott Labs quarterly profit jumps 37% Abbott Laboratories Inc reported a 37% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, driven by demand for its heart devices and FreeStyle Libre system used to monitor blood sugar levels....
14:48 2019-07-17

Tell us: How good are Grado Labs’ first wireless headphones? Senior Editor Billy Steele knew it was only a matter of time before Grado Labs released a pair of wireless headphones showcasing the company's distinct open backed design and stellar sound qualit...
18:12 2019-07-11

Juul Labs suspends advertising in U.S., replaces CEO Juul Labs said on Wednesday it would suspend all broadcast, print and digital product advertising in the United States, and replaced Chief Executive Officer Kevin Burns with Altria Group Inc executiv...
14:36 2019-09-25

Fox Corp to take over lender Credible Labs for $397 million U.S.-based consumer lender Credible Labs Inc said on Monday it had agreed to be bought out by broadcaster Fox Corp for about A$585 million ($397 million)....
02:36 2019-08-05

Iraq coalition says Israeli airstrikes a ‘declaration of war’ The Fatah Coalition said it holds the United States fully responsible for the alleged Israeli aggression, "which we consider to be a declaration of war on Iraq and its people."...
03:12 2019-08-27

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital D...
20:12 2019-08-25

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn’t conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for t...
05:24 2019-09-21

Juul Labs quietly considering overseas financing round Juul Labs is opening its books to overseas investors as it looks to raise cash ahead of a global growth spurt, The Post has learned. The e-cigarette maker — whose wildly popular vaping devices have he...
10:12 2019-05-22

Facebook to buy brain science start-up CTRL-labs Facebook Inc said on Monday it bought New York-based CTRL-labs, a start-up that is exploring ways for people to communicate with computers using brain signals, in a deal that CNBC said was valued at ...
04:00 2019-09-24

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” wh...
05:36 2019-06-13

Labs confirm 1st new case of polio in Philippines in 26 years Nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared polio eradicated in the Philippines, the malady has returned in a new outbreak, officials said Thursday....
14:36 2019-09-20

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the ...
21:48 2019-08-19

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
21:24 2019-05-21

Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen rebel-run prison kill over 100 Yemeni medics say they pulled dozens of bodies from the rubble of a Houthi rebel-run detention center hit a day earlier by airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition, killing over 100 people and wounding...
23:12 2019-09-02

Iraqi party calls for U.S. withdrawal after Israeli airstrikes Iraq's second largest political party on Tuesday called for a total withdrawal of U.S. forces after Israel carried out attacks on Iraqi military bases, which killed one military commander....
16:24 2019-08-27

Airstrikes on Syrian rebel stronghold kill family of 7 Syrian activists say government and Russian airstrikes have pounded the southern edge of a rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest, killing at least seven members of one family...
20:36 2019-08-17

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed se...
14:36 2019-07-02

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces have responded to Turkey's offensive in Syria by shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Turkey...
20:12 2019-10-10

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 7 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels have hit a house in the southwestern province of Taiz, killing at least seven people from one family. The...
12:24 2019-06-29

Saudi-led coalition targets own allies in Yemen airstrikes The attack came a day after southern separatists seized control of the strategic port city of Aden, threatening to fracture the Saudi alliance and open a new front in the four-year-old conflict....
03:00 2019-08-12

California Power Outage Wreaks Havoc at Research Labs Science laboratories in northern California are scrambling to protect precious supplies, samples, and lab animals threatened by an extensive power outage.Read more......
20:36 2019-10-11

Murdoch's Fox Corp to buy fintech Credible Labs in $397 million deal U.S. broadcaster Fox Corp on Monday agreed to buy Credible Labs Inc in a deal valuing the online finance broker at $397 million, as the Murdoch-controlled firm hunts for growth following the sale of...
10:24 2019-08-05

Guatemala admits being a cocaine-producing nation after labs found Guatemala has admitted being a cocaine-producing nation after 1.3 million coca plants and processing laboratories were found in a remote region of the country....
07:24 2019-09-20

Two labs in the world keep a live smallpox sample. The one in Russia just had an explosion A gas cylinder exploded in a lab at a Russian biological research center that holds several deadly viruses including smallpox and Ebola.        ...
00:00 2019-09-18

Facebook acquires neural monitoring startup CTRL-labs A neural interface startup that's hard at work on a bracelet you can use to control computers with your thoughts is the latest Facebook acquisition. Bloomberg reported today that Facebook acquire...
04:48 2019-09-24

More research labs are retiring, rather than euthanizing, monkeys when studies finish WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. But these rhesus macaques have paid their...
18:24 2019-06-13

Pat McGrath Labs becomes Selfridges biggest-selling beauty line The store sold a product from the range created by the British makeup artist every 40 seconds in AprilPat McGrath Labs, the beauty range created by the British makeup artist Pat McGrath, has achieved ...
12:36 2019-06-01

Cockroach Labs raises $55 million for ultra-resilient databases Cockroach Labs, developer of the open source distributed database project CockroachDB, announced that it's closed a $55 million oversubscribed series C.Read More...
17:24 2019-08-06

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
07:00 2019-08-05

DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs "Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrote on Medium....
22:36 2019-08-21

Saudi forces retaliate with airstrikes in key Yemen port city Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces carried out airstrikes Friday against factories in Yemen that build remote-controlled boats and sea mines -- in retaliation for attacks on two oil-producing areas las...
17:24 2019-09-20

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched a “spring offensive.”...
16:00 2019-06-13

Saudi-led alliance launches airstrikes on Yemen's rebel capital Rebel military camps belonging to the Iran-backed Houthi rebels have been targeted by an aerial bombardment. The operation follows last week's attempts by the United Nations to restart stalled peace t...
13:24 2019-07-20

Saudi-led forces launch airstrikes on Yemeni city of Hodeidah Houthi rebels say attacks on four sites violate ceasefire agreement Saudi-led forces have launched airstrikes north of the Yemen port city of Hodeidah, claiming they were targeting Houthi rebels’ capa...
21:00 2019-09-20

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday ...
01:00 2019-06-22

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs backs Umbrella, a community marketplace for boomers Umbrella is setting out to help homeowners in their later years connect with others in their neighborhood through a membership-based marketplace.Read More...
23:12 2019-07-12

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames ...
14:48 2019-06-04

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have warned....
22:36 2019-06-30

Facebook agrees to acquire brain-computing start-up CTRL-labs Facebook on Monday announced the acquisition of CTRL-labs, a New York startup that specializes in allowing humans to control computers using their brains....
07:12 2019-09-24

Guatemala finds coca plantations and labs, admits now a producing nation Guatemalan security forces found and destroyed large coca plantations and two cocaine processing laboratories, police said on Thursday, a development that shows cocaine production is spreading closer ...
22:36 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial...
10:24 2019-08-28

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
23:00 2019-08-07

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug status to its severe asthma drug, Fasenra, to treat eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE)....
10:24 2019-08-28

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmak...
13:12 2019-08-28

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
02:12 2019-08-08

Watch: U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State hideout on Qanus Island U.S. coalition forces carried out airstrikes on Qanus Island in the Tigris River, an Islamic State hideout and transit hub this week, U.S. military officials said....
23:24 2019-09-11

Hezbollah vows retaliation after Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes near Damascus The leader of Hezbollah has vowed to shoot down any Israeli drones that enter into Lebanese airspace, after two drones reportedly crashed in Beirut, Sunday....
19:48 2019-08-26

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last Syrian-opposition stronghold, amid fears the Assad...
03:00 2019-06-04

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic after Iran shot down a U.S. Na...
20:12 2019-06-23

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news age...
13:00 2019-07-01

Vaping lung disease: Legal pot labs start testing for vitamin E in cannabis oil Some private cannabis testing labs are testing for vitamin E acetate, a possible cutting agent identified by the Food and Drug Administration as an ingredient in illicit vapes linked to an outbreak of...
10:36 2019-09-13

Cryptokitties creator Dapper Labs raises $11 million and unveils Flow blockchain Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties and upcoming projects such as NBA Top Shot, has raised $11 million in funding. It also unveiled Flow.Read More...
17:48 2019-09-13

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, accordin...
01:36 2019-05-23

CTRL-Labs: Facebook didn't buy a billion-dollar, brain-scanning startup Facebook's public trust issues create a perception of a nefarious agenda with the recent acquisition of a New York-based startup that uses electrical muscle signals to control a virtual hand....
10:36 2019-09-28

Facebook acquires Ctrl-labs to advance its brain-machine interface efforts Facebook announced its intentions to acquire Ctrl-labs, a New York-based startup developing brain-machine interface hardware, for an undisclosed sum.Read More...
05:36 2019-09-24

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:00 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
04:36 2019-06-07

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
22:24 2019-06-23

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. ...
20:12 2019-08-19

Hero Labs raises £2.5M for its ultrasonic device to monitor a property’s water use and prevent leaks Hero Labs, a London-based startup that is developing “smart” technology to help prevent water leaks in U.K. properties, has raised £2.5 million in seed funding. The round is led by Earthwo...
17:12 2019-07-15

Ctrl-labs acquires Myo armband patents from North, joins OpenXR working group New York-based startup Ctrl-labs has acquired patents associated with North's Myo wristband, which translated neural signals into digital commands.Read More...
22:00 2019-06-27

MyMilk Labs launches Mylee, a small sensor that analyzes breast milk at home Many expectant mothers are told that breastfeeding will come naturally, but it is often a fraught and confusing experience, especially during the first few weeks after birth. Parents often worry about...
17:48 2019-10-03

Trump's tariffs on monkeys could 'severely damage' US medical research and send labs to China As demand for lab monkeys continues to rise, U.S. scientists are reporting delays in research projects because they can't obtain enough animals, according to the National Institutes of Health....
23:24 2019-08-24

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track down and kill Islamic militants in Somalia, or fi...
21:24 2019-08-21

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by...
15:36 2019-05-31

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had ...
04:00 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during ...
01:36 2019-07-12

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes near Damascus, saying it foiled 'large-scale attack' by Iran The Israeli military says it has foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia in northern Israel with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus....
22:12 2019-08-25

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agencies, which have warned of the “brutal toll” on civ...
15:24 2019-05-21

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refug...
01:00 2019-07-06

Robert Vadra May Hamper Probe If Allowed To Travel To Spain: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to travel to Spain and other European......
21:00 2019-09-12

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chief’s climate action trip to Tuvalu; and Vesak Day....
14:33 2019-05-21

Disaster is unfolding in Syria as videos emerge of US allies being slaughtered and hundreds of ISIS prisoners escape during airstrikes Associated Press/Emrah Gurel As the Turkish invasion into northern Syria proceeds, the region has seemingly descended into violent chaos, with videos emerging of Turkish proxies slaughtering US allie...
23:00 2019-10-13

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a s...
14:12 2019-07-24

Using AI and Film to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras teamed up with a London nonprofit developing machine-learning tools to identify lethal weapons in online videos....
19:12 2019-07-31

Colt to stop making AR-15s for civilians Legendary gun maker Colt has announced Thursday that it would stop making the AR-15 and other long guns for the civilian market, citing falling demand and obligations to military and law enforcement m...
00:12 2019-09-20

US soldiers shot 170 civilians in this ditch Two walls have brought me to tears. They are on opposite sides of the world, 8,600 miles apart. Both are filled with names of people I never knew but who have helped shaped the person I have become....
18:00 2019-07-31

Air strikes in Yemen kill at least 16 civilians, Houthis say Air strikes blamed on the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 16 people in Yemen's disputed province of al-Dhalea on Tuesday, two residents and the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV said....
22:00 2019-09-24

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themse...
11:36 2019-05-29

Ripple Labs wants the US to forget it’s being sued for selling Ripple (XRP) illegally Ripple Labs, the company behind the Ripple (XRP) cryptocurrency, has formally requested a US federal court dismiss a class action lawsuit that alleges it illegally sold unregistered securities, Fortun...
15:24 2019-09-20

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya ...
03:12 2019-07-06

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 Syrian state media say Israeli warplanes have attacked military positions in central Syria, with a missile near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21...
07:48 2019-07-01

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
04:24 2019-06-18

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up air strikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria. Civilians killed.        ...
19:48 2019-10-10

Over 2,000 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
11:00 2019-09-15

Syria: new Idlib clashes sow 'total panic' among civilians, UN says Senior official says government offensive would be ‘playing with fire’ after truce collapsesFresh fighting around Syria’s jihadi-controlled enclave of Idlib has triggered “total panic” among civilians...
03:36 2019-08-09

Opioid epidemic affects combat veterans more than civilians Veterans returning from Afghan and Iraqi combat zones following the 9/11 terror attacks felt the brunt of the opioid epidemic as they acclimatized to civilian life, according to a new study from healt...
07:12 2019-09-27

The Latest: Kurdish official says Turkey targeting civilians A Turkish army officer prepares to upload a tank from a truck to its new position on the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. ...
17:24 2019-10-09

2,050 Ceasefire Violations, Stop Targeting Civilians: Centre To Pak Pakistan has committed more than 2050 unprovoked ceasefire violations this year, in which 21 people died, the Centre said today. Repeated requests have been made to Islamabad to stick to the 2003......
10:12 2019-09-15

| Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said....
10:12 2019-10-13

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on AnkaraWhat is happening in north-east Syria?Kurdish civilians were fleeing from key towns in north-eastern Syria as Tur...
17:12 2019-10-11

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to be imminent....
12:36 2019-10-09

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people. The Britain-based Syrian Obs...
19:36 2019-06-15

Trump recognizes officers, civilians for heroics during mass shootings President Trump on Monday presented the nation’s highest award for public safety officers to six cops who confronted the gunman in the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, in which nine people ...
03:36 2019-09-10

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
11:12 2019-05-23

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. War monitors say they are targeting residen...
08:36 2019-06-07

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the deaths, according to a United Nations report....
18:00 2019-07-31

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have killed at least six civilians, including a woman and ...
22:24 2019-05-25

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this we...
23:12 2019-05-25

Afghan official: Taliban bombs kill 2 police, 2 civilians Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in the country’s eastern Ghazni province has left two members of the security forces and two civilian passers-by dead...
16:24 2019-05-22

Armed group kills 34 civilians in Central African Republic An armed militia killed 34 civilians in an attack on Tuesday in Central African Republic, a government spokesman said, issuing a deadline for the group's leader to give up the perpetrators to the auth...
21:36 2019-05-22

Colt will no longer make AR-15s for civilians, but gun control advocates may not want to celebrate Gun maker Colt announced Thursday that it will halt its production of AR-15 rifles for civilian sales, but the news might not be as exciting for gun control advocates as it first appears. In a crowded...
22:12 2019-09-20

US gunmaker Colt to stop making rifles – including AR-15 – for civilians Chief executive says there are enough sporting rifles on marketCompany to focus on making guns for military and policeGunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian mark...
15:48 2019-09-20

Sudanese army and civilians seal interim power-sharing deal Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council on Saturday signed a final power-sharing deal that paves the way for a transitional government, and eventually elections, following th...
17:24 2019-08-17

Driver shot dead after ramming car into Israeli civilians in West Bank Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian driver they said had carried out a car-ramming attack on Friday that injured two Israeli civilians in the occupied West Bank, one of them critically....
16:36 2019-08-16

Pakistan Says ‘Unprovoked Ceasefire Violations’ by India Kill Two Civilians in Kashmir (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan said Indian troops have fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another. Pakistan and Indian often exchange fir...
14:24 2019-08-19

Fighting in northeastern Colombia puts 300,000 civilians in danger: rights group Fighting between three armed groups for control of territory and drug trafficking in northeastern Colombia has exposed some 300,000 civilians to potential rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said on Thu...
01:24 2019-08-09

Oradour-sur-Glane marks worst Nazi massacre of civilians in France On a June afternoon, 75 years ago, the inhabitants of the village near Limoges, France were rounded up, shot and killed by Nazi soldiers. The village has been left untouched to bear witness to the cri...
13:36 2019-06-10

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said...
06:00 2019-07-01

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to...
19:00 2019-08-22

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
16:24 2019-06-17

Yemen prisoner release boosts hopes of peace at last for war-weary civilians Hopes for a possible end to the war in Yemen grew slightly on Monday, following the news that nearly 300 detainees have been released as a gesture of goodwill by Houthi forces, pitted against the Gove...
17:36 2019-09-30

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00:24 2019-10-02

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared child...
07:48 2019-05-23

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
01:00 2019-08-23

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
22:24 2019-06-21

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 10 civilians, two NATO troops in Kabul A Taliban suicide blast in the center of Kabul killed at least 10 civilians and two NATO soldiers on Thursday, destroying cars and shops in an area near the headquarters of Afghanistan's international...
17:24 2019-09-05

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said ...
05:12 2019-07-07

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital...
00:36 2019-06-14

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an int...
19:00 2019-07-03

After Taliban bomb kills civilians, Afghans call for foreign compound to be closed The bombing Monday night targeted an area housing foreigners but killed only Afghans, mainly civilians. Around 500 protesters gathered outside on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-09-03

Trump calls Turkey assault on Syria a 'bad idea,' at least 7 civilians reported dead President Trump called Turkey's ongoing military assault in Syria a "bad idea" Wednesday as activists and war monitor reported at least seven civilians killed in the strikes....
06:00 2019-10-10

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
09:48 2019-08-04

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesd...
17:36 2019-05-21

Colt Says Its Decision to Stop Making AR-15 Rifles for Civilians Is Driven by Customers. Experts Aren’t So Sure Colt will stop producing AR-15 rifles for consumers, the Connecticut-based gunmaker announced Thursday. In a statement, Colt’s CEO Dennis Veilleux said the decision to suspend production was ent...
15:48 2019-09-20

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days...
14:33 2019-05-21

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive Turkey attacked Kurdish militia positions in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery barrages in a cross-border military operation just days after U.S. troops pulled...
21:24 2019-10-09

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
17:48 2019-06-21

Turkey announces northern Syria invasion of ground forces; multiple civilians reported dead Turkey announced Wednesday that its ground forces invaded northeastern Syria to fight against Kurdish forces just hours after launching an initial assault in the area, as the first reports of deaths e...
06:00 2019-10-10

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher acquitted of killing ISIS teen, shooting Iraqi civilians A Navy SEAL accused of several war crimes, including stabbing a wounded prisoner to death in Iraq in 2017 — was found not guilty of murder on Tuesday....
04:12 2019-07-03

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condem...
23:36 2019-05-23

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are d...
09:00 2019-09-08

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Yemen aid programmes to close, fears for civilians in Idlib, Somalia insecurity, UN chief pays tribute to terror victims Today’s stories: aid money promised for Yemen fails to materialize, prospects of new Idlib conflict put millions at risk, new Sudanese transitional government welcomed by UN chief, insecurity threaten...
23:00 2019-08-21

Airport closure is 'death sentence' for thousands of sick civilians in Yemen The closure of the airport in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, has prevented thousands of sick civilians from traveling abroad for urgent medical treatment.        ...
12:00 2019-08-07

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to official...
17:36 2019-06-18

Afghanistan’s War The longest war in American history has gone on for more than 17 years. The U.S. and its NATO-led allies announced the official conclusion of their combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014. But with the ...
23:12 2019-09-03

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The announcement comes amid talks between the US and the ...
00:48 2019-08-30

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that the country is still focussed on peace. Vide...
10:24 2019-09-10

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday ...
01:12 2019-09-10

| Shakib leads Bangladesh to win over Afghanistan Shakib Al Hasan smacked an unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan in their final league match of the tri-nation tournament in Chittagong....
03:00 2019-09-22

| Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh in one-off Test Rashid Khan completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to crush Bangladesh in their one-off Test....
15:36 2019-09-09

Will elections settle any of Afghanistan's problems? Tainted by alleged fraud and Taliban attacks on polling stations, what kind of mandate do elections give in a country beset by violence and weak rule of law? Conflict Zone meets the Afghan ambassador ...
20:12 2019-10-10

Taliban lift ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
06:24 2019-09-16

Taliban lifts ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said it had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
14:24 2019-09-15

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
03:48 2019-05-24

Taliban says near agreement on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan The Taliban said on Wednesday it was close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise that the country would n...
18:48 2019-08-28

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish...
01:36 2019-07-18

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
20:36 2019-08-18

War in Afghanistan comes home for pregnant widow A young woman is preparing for the birth of a daughter that will bear the name of her father, an Army sergeant killed this past June in Afghanistan. (Oct. 7)        ...
12:00 2019-10-07

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival....
15:24 2019-05-21

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
23:24 2019-07-15

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report ...
12:48 2019-05-28

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out th...
22:48 2019-07-22

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committ...
21:48 2019-06-07

Afghanistan hit by blackouts after power pylons destroyed Afghan households and businesses in about a third of the country have been hit by blackouts after electricity pylons in the northern province of Baghlan were blown up over the weekend, the main power ...
13:12 2019-09-16

Graham warns withdrawing from Afghanistan will lead to ‘another 9/11’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned in an interview with Fox News Saturday that withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan would lead to “another 9/11."...
03:48 2019-08-25

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
12:48 2019-08-30

Afghanistan airstrike haunts Germany, 10 years on Lawyers for the Afghan survivors of a 2009 NATO airstrike say they are still seeking adequate compensation for their clients and a criminal prosecution of the German officer who ordered the bombing...
10:36 2019-09-04

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan s...
08:24 2019-05-26

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also unde...
08:00 2019-05-26

A Novel Set in Afghanistan Challenges the Myth of the Good Occupier Amy Waldman’s “A Door in the Earth” follows a young American woman to a rural Afghan village, where her plan to provide aid runs into ethical complications....
16:48 2019-08-27

ICC judges authorize appeal against Afghanistan rejection International Criminal Court judges say the court’s prosecutor can appeal against the rejection of her request to open an investigation into crimes linked to the long-running conflict in Afghanistan...
20:00 2019-09-17

Joe Biden On How US Can Avoid Being "Victim Of Terror" From Afghanistan US Elections 2020: The US can stop being a victim of terrorism emanating from Afghanistan if it insists that Pakistan provide it with bases to conduct operations against terrorists in the war-torn......
16:36 2019-09-13

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:12 2019-06-27

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies w...
21:24 2019-06-15

Voting in Afghanistan's presidential election begins Voting began on Saturday to elect a president for Afghanistan with more than 9 million Afghan registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid fears of violence and fraud....
05:36 2019-09-28

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one...
00:24 2019-05-29

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
06:36 2019-09-03

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to hel...
18:12 2019-06-01

Suicide bomb in southern Afghanistan, kills at least 20 An Afghan official says a powerful suicide truck bombing outside a hospital in the capital of southern Zabul province has killed at least 20 and injured as many as 90 others...
10:36 2019-09-19

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
00:36 2019-08-20

Afghanistan: Car bomb injures dozens in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has left close to 100 people injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....
12:24 2019-08-07

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 1.20pm BST 42nd over: England 272-2 (Root 69, Morgan 81) It’s...
14:36 2019-06-18

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakth...
19:24 2019-06-01

Opinion: Afghanistan's roller-coaster history It should be joyous: 100 years of independence. But Afghanistan is in mourning after a wedding was attacked. The US and the Taliban are thrashing out a deal, but DW's Florian Weigand predicts an uncer...
18:36 2019-08-19

A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll President Trump has dominated headlines in the U.S. over a canceled Camp David peace summit. In Afghanistan, civilians and security officers keep dying. Our two reporters explain how they keep track....
20:36 2019-09-10

Factbox: Civilian deaths from air strikes in Afghanistan A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, Afghan officials said on Thursday....
22:36 2019-09-19

Afghanistan's president rejects foreign interference Afghanistan's president has said peace is only possible with an agreement between Afghanistan and the Taliban. His remarks come amid US efforts to finalize a peace deal with the Taliban....
11:36 2019-08-11

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at...
21:00 2019-09-11

An attack on a wedding in Afghanistan leaves at least 40 dead At least 40 civilians attending a wedding were killed Sunday night when Afghan military forces struck against a Taliban hideout in the building adjacent to the ceremony....
02:48 2019-09-24

Votes still being counted in Afghanistan presidential election Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and candidate Abdullah Abdullah have both claimed victory, reminiscent of a similar scenario that unfolded five years ago....
18:48 2019-09-30

Elections in Afghanistan becoming more necessary by the hour, says EU special envoy The European Union's special envoy for Afghanistan Roland Kobia said on Sunday presidential elections must be held this month as the country needs a political leadership that has received a renewed de...
16:36 2019-09-08

| Afghanistan's Nabi announces Test retirement Former Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has announced his retirement from Test cricket after the ongoing one-off red-ball fixture against Bangladesh in Chittagong....
22:00 2019-09-07

Dozens possibly dead after explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
02:36 2019-08-18

Afghanistan Presidential Vote Presses On Despite Concerns About Legitimacy Accusations of systemic fraud and fears of Taliban threats have compromised an election that is likely to have the fewest voters since the first presidential vote in 2004....
02:24 2019-09-28

US To Withdraw, Withhold Funds From Afghanistan, Blames Corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would withdraw about $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and withhold a further $60......
01:48 2019-09-20

UK announces $215 million food, water and medical help for Afghanistan Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in Afghanistan....
16:00 2019-06-17

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once....
18:00 2019-07-19

After criticism from Lindsey Graham, Trump says U.S. will keep a presence in Afghanistan "We're going to keep a presence there," Trump said Thursday, days after Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) had warned him against a full or precipitous withdrawal....
18:24 2019-08-29

Afghanistan's Taliban meets Chinese government in Beijing A Taliban delegation met China's special representative for Afghanistan in Beijing on Sunday to discuss the group's peace talks with the United States, a spokesman for the Islamist insurgency said....
18:00 2019-09-22

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with ...
20:48 2019-06-14

Trump: U.S. will maintain 8,600 troops in Afghanistan amid withdrawal President Donald Trump announced plans Thursday to maintain a presence of 8,600 troops in Afghanistan in the midst of a large-scale withdrawal from the country....
09:12 2019-08-30

Fighting in Afghanistan escalates as US and Taliban 'close to deal' The US is "at the threshold of an agreement" with the Taliban, the US envoy in Afghanistan has said. But the militant Islamist group has stepped up assaults on cities in an apparent attempt to strengt...
10:48 2019-09-01

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
03:48 2019-06-19

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command ...
09:24 2019-07-15

Polls close in Afghanistan presidential election: official Polling centers in a presidential election closed in Afghanistan on Saturday amid accusations that voting was flawed and the voter turn out was very thin, heightening fears that an unclear result coul...
15:48 2019-09-28

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of.....
08:48 2019-08-02

Retired SEAL McRaven says US will be in Afghanistan for 'very long time' Retired Navy SEAL Adm. William McRaven, the former head of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) who organized the 2011 raid that took out Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden, says the U.S. will be in A...
05:24 2019-09-20

15 Injured At Polling Station During Afghanistan Presidential Elections Insurgents worked to disrupt Afghanistan's presidential election Saturday, with a series of blasts reported across the country as voters headed to the polls and troops flooded the streets of the......
10:36 2019-09-28

Afghanistan set New Zealand 173 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in CardiffAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 8.40pm BST For Afghanistan, English conditions have not...
02:24 2019-06-09

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or twee...
13:48 2019-06-15

Taliban say agreement on US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan is close The Taliban said Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on an Afghanistan peace deal that could bring 14,000 U.S. troops home. ...
03:36 2019-08-29

Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has killed at least 14 people and well over 100 injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial el...
01:24 2019-08-08

India v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over coverage of the match played at SouthamptonEngland’s Headingley horror show – The Spin PodcastAny thoughts? You can email Tim | Tweet @TimdeLisle 9.56am BST Morning everyone and welcome t...
11:12 2019-06-22

Afghanistan's Taliban lifts ban on World Health Organization Afghanistan's Taliban insurgency has lifted a ban on World Health Organization activities in areas the militants control, a spokesman for the Islamist group said, reversing a stance that had been comp...
17:00 2019-09-25

What a wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan The marriage contract had just been signed, and the festivities were in full swing. But just as close relatives of the newlyweds were emerging from an upstairs room to join hundreds of friends and fam...
05:24 2019-08-20

Croatian soldier dies in Afghanistan suicide attack A Croatian soldier serving in Afghanistan died and two others were seriously injured in a suicide attack on their convoy outside Kabul on Wednesday, authorities said....
14:00 2019-07-24

Factbox: Old rivals square up again as an uncertain Afghanistan votes At least 18 candidates are in the fray for Afghanistan's presidential election on September 28, but only two are seen having a shot at winning in a country fractured by ethnic faultlines, unstable all...
08:12 2019-09-26

US and Taliban could be forced into awkward alliance to take out ISIS in Afghanistan It may have seemed inconceivable 18 years ago following the September 11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan, but the United States is inching closer to a peace agreement with the Afghan...
16:00 2019-08-27

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruptio...
16:12 2019-05-21

Why Afghanistan is skeptical of Donald Trump's Pakistan outreach US President Donald Trump discussed the Afghan conflict with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday at the White House. Both the Trump-Khan meeting and some of US president's comments didn't go...
19:12 2019-07-23

The new Afghanistan war: Saving snow leopards and other wild treasures A first-person account of conserving Afghanistan's forgotten wildlife and landscapes, after decades of conflict, waxes lyrical about a land with everything to live for...
14:48 2019-05-21

Taliban kill 14 pro-government militia in Afghanistan: officials Taliban militants killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in Afghanistan on Wednesday, said officials, as Taliban and U.S. officials near a deal aimed at ending the 18-year war....
10:00 2019-08-28

Suicide bomber and gunmen hit eastern Afghanistan gov't office A suicide bomber and gunmen wounded at least nine people, including a child and a woman, in an attack on a government building in eastern Afghan on Wednesday, officials said....
15:00 2019-09-18

U.S. to withdraw and withhold funds from Afghanistan, blames corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would return about $100 million to the treasury for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and would withhold a further ...
16:12 2019-09-19

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
16:00 2019-07-23

Koch-Backed Groups Launch Campaign to End War in Afghanistan In a first, a grassroots organization backed by billionaire Charles Koch and typically focused on domestic priorities is broadening its focus and calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan. American...
13:36 2019-09-18

Afghanistan seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping it out Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out Afghanistan but did not want to k...
12:12 2019-07-23

Trump seeking help from Pakistan to end nearly 2 decade long war in Afghanistan President Trump said he hoped Pakistan would use its influence with the Taliban to advance a peace deal and help end the nearly two-decade old U.S. war....
03:12 2019-07-23

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, t...
12:36 2019-06-08

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming t...
20:36 2019-06-22

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said W...
09:12 2019-06-13

Rocket fire hits complex near U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan An explosion and thick smoke were seen early Wednesday near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, on the day the United States remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 18 years ago....
20:12 2019-09-11

'Harvard of terrorists': Trump explains why US has yet to leave Afghanistan President Trump explained why American troops are still in Afghanistan after almost 20 years of conflict during an interview that aired Monday on Tucker Carlson Tonight....
04:48 2019-07-02

Suicide Bomber Kills Five At A Wedding In Afghanistan: Official Five people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a wedding ceremony in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP....
10:24 2019-07-12

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
22:48 2019-06-29

Afghanistan: Taliban attack Kabul as US envoy visits An explosion in the Afghan capital has killed several civilians and wounded dozens. The attack came after a US envoy briefed the government on a draft deal that would see thousands of US troops leave ...
17:36 2019-09-03

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for t...
12:24 2019-06-30

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end...
16:12 2019-06-30

Dominant England crush Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up "England cruised to a nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in their final World Cup warm-up at The Oval on Monday after a Jofra Archer-led bowling attack restricted the underdogs to 160."...
20:12 2019-05-27

Pakistan v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at HeadingleyHow they stand: the latest World Cup tableAnd you can email Tom here or tweet him here 11.53am BST 19th over: Afghanistan 101-3 (Ikram 12, Afghan ...
13:01 2019-06-29

Afghanistan faces possible political chaos after presidential election The latest election seems unlikely to bring the peace sought by Afghans, tired of an increasingly brutal war, or an easy exit for the United States, seeking to end its longest military engagement....
22:36 2019-09-29

Democrat subpoenas U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to appear before panel The chairman of a top House committee on Thursday subpoenaed the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to testify before lawmakers next week after the State Department repeatedly failed to make the diplo...
11:00 2019-09-13

Afghanistan: Blast hits Kabul diplomatic area Several civilians have been killed after a bombing near the US Embassy and NATO building in Kabul. This is the latest attack to rock the Afghan capital as the US and the Taliban negotiate a peace deal...
12:24 2019-09-05

Afghanistan "Concerned" About US-Taliban Deal, Seeks Clarification The Afghan government expressed doubts Wednesday about a prospective deal between the US and the Taliban, saying officials need more information about the risks it poses....
01:00 2019-09-05

Pakistani cleric who fought US forces in Afghanistan dies Maulana Sufi Mohammad, a radical cleric from Pakistan who traveled to neighboring Afghanistan to battle international forces after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion, has died at the age of 94....
10:00 2019-07-11