Latest in Tag: Afghan Highlight
Latest in Tag: Afghan
New York –It is impossible to win a war that you cannot define. That seems to be the main lesson to be drawn from Afghanistan, where a so-called victory seems ever more unreachable. It is also the conclusion of several experts on the region, who fear US forces would be mired forever in that unjustly …
The Afghan woman who posed for photographer Steve McCurry’s famous picture has been arrested by police in Pakistan.
Afghan asylum seekers in Germany say the recent terror attack in Würzburg could further delay their asylum applications and trigger a backlash against them. They urge not to be painted with the same brush.
Soraya Sobhrang of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHCR) tells DW the country’s laws do not criminalize the practice of “bacha bazi” – pedophilic boy play – which makes it difficult to tackle the issue.
Afghan security forces have ended a siege launched by Taliban at an airport in Kandahar. Besides the 11 insurgents, the fight claimed the lives of around 50 people – soldiers, police and mainly civilians
The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the deaths, saying their fighters had shot down a US helicopter in the province of Zabul.
Daniel Markey, a senior fellow at US think-tank the Council on Foreign Relations, said that since coming to power in May Sharif had impressed Washington with his willingness to be a partner.
Most of the 600 women in jail were victims of sexual assault and family violence who had run away from their attackers.
Kerry was due to meet later Sunday with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks set to focus on the burgeoning crisis in Syria and the Middle East peace process
Joint operations to continue at the battalion level and higher, while training Afghan troops continues
The NATO-led ISAF forces have conducted several operations around Afghanistan in an effort to arrest several Taliban leaders
Eight women killed, eight others wounded during the air strike
Militants deny targeting Prince Harry saying the attack was to avenge insulting Islam
Bagram airbase located near detention facility handed over to Afghan control on Monday. Three Afghan ISAF soldiers killed after helicopter caught fire
Move comes on heel of insider attacks
Suicide bombing kills twelve in Gazni