NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 16:40, 2019-10-09

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 in...

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

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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....
21:44, 2019-05-31

Afghanistan: at least 28 civilians killed after bus hits roadside bomb Passengers, mainly women and children, were killed in attack officials blame on TalibanDozens of civilian passengers, mainly women and children, have...
09:20, 2019-07-31

UN: US, allies killed more civilians than Taliban in Afghanistan in first half of 2019 The UN has urged forces in Afghanistan to immediately "reduce the terrible harm being inflicted" on civilians. The US and allied forces in Afghanista...
20:28, 2019-07-30

UN: NATO-allied forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians than Taliban The UN has urged forces in Afghanistan to immediately "reduce the terrible harm being inflicted" on civilians. The US and its NATO and Afghan allies ...
16:32, 2019-07-30

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...
18:20, 2019-05-25

US military says 2 service members have been killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — US military says 2 service members have been killed in Afghanistan....
06:16, 2019-06-26

US military says 2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. military says two service members have been killed in Afghanistan. It did not offer any details surrounding the ci...
06:16, 2019-06-26

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen’s capital CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says it is “deeply saddened” by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coa...
17:20, 2019-05-17

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 air...
20:00, 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 displ...
18:08, 2019-08-20

Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in southern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says six people were killed when a civilian vehicle struck a roadside bomb in southern Kandahar province...
09:36, 2019-06-12

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan s...
16:04, 2019-05-25

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 har...
15:08, 2019-06-10

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans can't find jobs, while other vets and civilians gain work Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans struggle to find jobs, despite nationwide unemployment reaching a 50-year low last month....
21:52, 2019-10-07

Israeli military answers Gaza rocket attack with airstrikes GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens wa...
10:36, 2019-05-04

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...
22:28, 2019-09-27

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 c...
21:52, 2019-06-07

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 civili...
16:28, 2019-09-01

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 Emira...
16:00, 2019-08-29

At least 27 killed by airstrikes in rebel-controlled Syrian town The high death toll marked a sharp increase in the escalation between the two sides amid intense fighting....
18:00, 2019-07-22

More than 100 killed by Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen rebel-run prison There were around 170 detainees at the facility when the airstrikes hit on Sunday. The International Committee for the Red Cross said 40 wounded were...
16:04, 2019-09-02

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...
13:32, 2019-09-12

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 ...
19:28, 2019-10-10

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 fi...
14:56, 2019-06-02

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-y...
17:24, 2019-09-04

Myanmar military target civilians in deadly helicopter attack, UN rights office issues war crimes warning Intensifying clashes between the Myanmar military and armed separatists that reportedly involved a deadly helicopter bombing raid on civilians earlie...
10:42, 2019-04-09

More Afghan civilians killed by government and Nato than Taliban UN figures for first half of 2019 blame 717 deaths on pro-Kabul forces and 531 on militantsMore Afghan civilians were killed by Afghan and Nato force...
10:32, 2019-07-30

Over 3,800 Afghan civilians have been killed or wounded this year, UN report says Afghanistan has seen a large increase in the number of casualties caused by government and NATO-led troops, a UN report said on Tuesday....
07:48, 2019-07-30

NATO, Afghan forces killed more civilians than Taliban: UN The UN has urged NATO and Afghan forces to immediately "reduce the terrible harm being inflicted" on civilians. The US, along with its NATO and Afgha...
08:52, 2019-07-30

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 inju...
05:32, 2019-07-07

Congressman Duncan Hunter Says He Probably Killed "Hundred of Civilians" in Iraq California Republican Duncan Harris admitted to killing potentially "hundreds of civilians" while on duty in Iraq....
12:08, 2019-06-04

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,...
02:48, 2019-06-03

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...
18:32, 2019-06-15

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court’s rejection of an investigatio...
17:32, 2019-06-07

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 an...
02:28, 2019-08-29

'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 ...
04:56, 2019-05-31

El Chapo's son 'arrested or killed' as cartel gunmen open fire on civilians Ivan Archivaldo Guzman was reportedly captured in a shootout in the Mexican state of Sinaloa....
04:32, 2019-10-18

Democratic presidential candidates debate Afghanistan, military budgets Senate appropriators approve defense spending bill — Senator presses Air Force nominee on Turnberry visits...
16:12, 2019-09-13

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 ...
07:00, 2019-10-13

5 civilians, 4 insurgents killed in attack on luxury hotel in southwest Pakistan: official A Pakistani regional police chief increased Sunday the death toll from an attack on a luxury hotel to five people, which he said did not include four...
13:36, 2019-05-12

'Who gives a s--t about Afghanistan?': Trump stunned officials with his comments during a military briefing, former aide says Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump bemoaned a US-led coalition mission to provide aid to Afghanistan and derailed a conference meeting wit...
19:04, 2019-10-23

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 Afghanist...
22:24, 2019-07-11

The US military has quietly pulled 2,000 troops out of Afghanistan over the past year without a Taliban peace deal The US has withdrawn about 2,000 troops from Afghanistan over the past year. The reduction comes even though peace talks with the Taliban are on hiat...
21:36, 2019-10-21

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 ...
15:04, 2019-06-26

US military officials are drawing up plans for a quick withdrawal in Afghanistan, just in case Trump abruptly pulls them out Pfc. Cameron Boyd The US Defense Department is exploring its options to completely withdraw all US troops deployed in Afghanistan, in the event Presi...
02:56, 2019-10-22

Pentagon releases IDs of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the identities of two soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan. Killed on Wednesday in Uruzgan province ...
18:20, 2019-06-27

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 provin...
10:56, 2019-07-31

Police probe singer Seungri over alleged embezzlement Police said Thursday they are investigating former Big Bang member Seungri on allegations that he embezzled funds from a night club embroiled in drug...
08:16, 2019-05-02

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 Ghazn...
05:12, 2019-07-08

Two US troops killed in Afghanistan inside attack: report Two US service members were killed Monday in Afghanistan in an inside attack, according to a report. The service members, who were unidentified, were...
22:36, 2019-07-29

Pentagon: US service member killed 'in action' in Afghanistan A U.S. service member was killed "in action" in Afghanistan on Saturday, the Pentagon announced in a brief statement....
18:08, 2019-07-13

Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 killed, 180 injured Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with TalibanAn explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a bu...
06:36, 2019-08-18

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 be...
09:52, 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...
00:12, 2019-09-19

Prosecutors probe alleged fraud in Istanbul local elections ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched investigations into alleged irregularities during local ele...
12:56, 2019-05-02

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 author...
16:56, 2019-09-28

Teen’s haunting senior photos honor dad killed in Afghanistan He’s gone but far from forgotten. High school senior Julia Yllescas lost her father when she was just 9 years old. Her dad, US Army Capt. Rober...
20:28, 2019-08-21

DOD identifies Army paratrooper killed in car bomb explosion in Afghanistan The Department of Defense on Friday released the identity of the American soldier who was killed in Afghanistan Thursday....
03:52, 2019-09-07

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 th...
07:12, 2019-08-18

Two US troops killed in Afghanistan as Trump directs pre-election drawdown Two U.S. troops were killed in Afghanistan Monday, bringing to 12 the number of Americans killed in combat there this year, according to a tally by t...
15:12, 2019-07-30

UN urges Sudan’s military to allow protester deaths probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Sudan’s military rulers to allow her office to investigate...
15:48, 2019-06-24

Dhaka High Court orders probe into lawyer's alleged murder Lawyer Palash Kumar Roy died after prison officials allegedly torched him in a jail in northwestern Bangladesh. As officials and the victim's family ...
12:24, 2019-05-10

Police probe alleged rape of woman in Clissold Park in Hackney Police are investigating an alleged rape in a north London park in the early hours of this morning....
13:12, 2019-05-01

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...
20:40, 2019-10-07

Police probe alleged assaults following Tommy Robinson visit to Warrington A number of alleged assaults are being investigated by police after Tommy Robinson's recent campaign visit to Warrington....
23:28, 2019-05-03

Mike Pence demands probe into alleged FBI spying on Trump campaign Vice President Mike Pence on Friday demanded a probe of the FBI for allegedly spying on the Trump campaign in 2016 — calling a report that the ...
18:52, 2019-05-03

Pentagon identifies two soldiers killed in Special Forces firefight in Afghanistan The Pentagon has identified the two U.S. soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday....
20:28, 2019-06-27

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing w...
18:00, 2019-05-13

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 whethe...
02:28, 2019-08-29

English club Bristol City probe alleged racist behaviour by fans "English Championship club Bristol City are investigating allegations of racist language used by their fans during their 3-0 away defeat against Luto...
17:32, 2019-10-20

Jeffrey Epstein probe shifts to people to assisted or enabled alleged sex abuse Of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged co-conspirators, Attorney General William Barr said they should not "rest easy."...
02:04, 2019-08-13

Jeffrey Epstein probe shifts to people who assisted or enabled alleged sex abuse Of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged co-conspirators, Attorney General William Barr said they should not "rest easy."...
03:08, 2019-08-13

Compromised probe linked to alleged RCMP mole was ‘elite, huge intelligence file’ The investigation that uncovered an alleged mole in RCMP headquarters initially targeted a broad number of officers....
00:08, 2019-09-18

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 h...
16:52, 2019-08-28

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 fa...
22:56, 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...
20:52, 2019-09-17

An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against state ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court says the ex-president’s brother, two generals have been jailed in probe of plot against stat...
17:52, 2019-05-05

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...
03:48, 2019-06-08

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 f...
14:00, 2019-08-23

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet investigative reporter Ivan Golunov worked for believe he has been framed. Golunov was known for his investigations into graf...
16:44, 2019-06-07

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 c...
18:16, 2019-08-14

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 take...
01:20, 2019-09-27

Some calling for independent probe of fatal Texas drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — The investigation into the deadly January drug raid by Houston police that killed a couple and injured five officers has some local of...
22:00, 2019-06-28

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 o...
23:28, 2019-07-11

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...
21:20, 2019-06-10

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 ...
20:48, 2019-06-05

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 c...
13:36, 2019-08-14

Houston police finish criminal probe of deadly drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police Chief Art Acevedo says his department has finished its criminal investigation into a deadly January drug raid that kill...
23:24, 2019-05-15

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 deput...
05:40, 2019-09-24

Mefloquine lawsuits against federal government filed in court for military use of drug The federal government is now facing three lawsuits from eight people over the military's use of mefloquine....
18:48, 2019-05-01

Investigators probe cause of Wisconsin fire that killed 6 PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — State and local investigators are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that killed six people, including four children...
13:24, 2019-06-26

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 again...
08:12, 2019-09-19

Pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt expects to pay $15 million to settle DOJ drug bribing probe Shares of pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt seesawed after announcing a tentative deal with the DOJ to settle a drug bribery probe....
19:28, 2019-06-05

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...
08:16, 2019-05-31

HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll’s alleged drug dealers plead not guilty in overdose death Four men accused of hawking the deadly drugs behind the overdose death of HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll pleaded “not guilty” Tuesday d...
21:24, 2019-10-08

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 ...
12:24, 2019-08-01

Venezuelan military helicopter crashes, 7 officers killed CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Seven Venezuelan military officers have been killed when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President ...
04:32, 2019-05-05

The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Ethiopia. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the...
10:56, 2019-06-23

Sil Lai Abrams: 'NBC put women’s lives at risk,' killed story of alleged assaults Sil Lai Abrams is sharing how NBC allegedly killed a story of her claims of sexual assault against Russell Simmons and A.J. Calloway.   ...
21:48, 2019-10-21

Dillian Whyte breaks his silence over alleged failed drug test prior to Oscar Rivas victory Dillian Whyte has described allegations of a failed drugs test as 'rubbish' and insists he beat Oscar Rivas 'fair and square'....
14:48, 2019-07-26

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 mont...
11:24, 2019-06-04

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 ...
13:48, 2019-06-23

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...
12:56, 2019-08-10

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 Cochr...
06:48, 2019-10-02

Toddler, 2, 'found dead' days after parents killed in alleged murder-suicide A BODY of a toddler has been found in the search for a two-year-old boy who vanished after his parents died in an apparent murder-suicide....
00:24, 2019-07-29

Bikers, military vets mourn 7 killed in rural highway crash RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Motorcyclists and military veterans are mourning seven members of a motorcycle club that includes Marines and their spouses who...
08:20, 2019-06-23

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 ...
15:20, 2019-08-01

Federal probe launched into Alaska float plane crash that killed at least 4 people A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision betwe...
13:00, 2019-05-14

At least 51 killed, dozens hurt, after rebel missile attack on military parade in Yemen The missile hit in the city’s neighborhood of Breiqa where a military parade was underway by forces loyal to the United Arab Emirates....
19:04, 2019-08-01

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says 7 soldiers killed in military helicopter crash....
04:16, 2019-05-05

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....
08:16, 2019-05-31

Autopsy: Man killed in drug raid had 9 gunshot wounds HOUSTON (AP) — An autopsy report for a man who along with his wife was fatally shot by Houston police during a drug raid of their home says he suffer...
01:36, 2019-05-04

‘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 ...
20:04, 2019-10-03

Paris knife attack: France launches terror probe after four killed in rampage at police headquarters The fatal stabbing of four people in Paris yesterday is now being investigated as a possible act of terrorism....
20:40, 2019-10-04

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley's son Kyle arrested on drug charges, alleged death threats "Chrisley Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley's son, Kyle, was arrested in Oklahoma last week for alleged drug possession....
16:44, 2019-05-12

Pakistani plane crash: Seventeen killed including two pilots after military aircraft crashes near Islamabad Seventeen people including two pilots have died after a small Pakistani military plane crashed into a city close to Islamabad....
04:48, 2019-07-30

Autopsy: Woman killed in drug raid had 4 gunshot wounds HOUSTON (AP) — An autopsy report for a woman fatally who along with her husband was fatally shot by Houston police during a drug raid of their home s...
01:52, 2019-05-03

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 repor...
17:16, 2019-06-04

Felicite Tomlinson: Drug use killed One Direction star's sister Felicite Tomlinson took a fatal combination of drugs the night before she died, an inquest hears....
14:56, 2019-09-11

Sami Sidhom death: Police offer £20k reward in murder probe of 18-year-old killed in east London Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in east London have offered a £20,000 reward for information over his death....
16:00, 2019-09-23

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....
16:12, 2019-06-06

West Point accident: Cadet killed and 22 people hurt in crash at US Military Academy training site A US military cadet has died and 22 other people have been injured after a deadly accident in New York....
17:04, 2019-06-06

Two drug dealers who killed teacher by torching her home are jailed for life Two drug dealers who murdered an innocent mother in a botched arson attack on a rival's home have been jailed for life....
13:08, 2019-07-22

Over a dozen cops killed by suspected drug cartel hitmen in Mexico ambush More than a dozen cops were shot dead in Mexico during an ambush by suspected drug cartel hitmen — marking one of the bloodiest attacks on the ...
17:40, 2019-10-15

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 the...
00:00, 2019-05-22

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 t...
11:24, 2019-09-11

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 ...
19:40, 2019-09-17

Steam Labs gets even more experiments and updates to aid discovery Valve Software is continuing to improve how Steam works with its Steam Labs experiements. The company launched two new experiments today.Read More...
20:52, 2019-09-19

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 ...
14:20, 2019-09-25

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...
20:24, 2019-06-23

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared presiden...
06:44, 2019-05-05

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 w...
01:56, 2019-08-27

Damage at Saudi oil facilities revealed after airstrikes The extent of the damage caused by airstrikes at two major Saudi oil facilities was revealed on Friday. Journalists toured the wreckage at the Abqaiq...
18:20, 2019-09-20

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...
00:00, 2019-07-12

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 Wednesda...
00:20, 2019-06-13

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...
21:32, 2019-09-20

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 ...
01:40, 2019-05-22

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,...
12:08, 2019-06-29

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey advances against Kurds in Syria Turkish military advance against fighters in northern Syria, launching airstrikes and unleashing artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Tur...
11:40, 2019-10-10

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces respond to Turkish offensive in Syria, shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shel...
15:12, 2019-10-10

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 agg...
13:08, 2019-07-02

Airstrikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria kill 4 BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists say government forces have intensified their bombardment of rebel-held towns and villages in northwestern Syria, s...
12:36, 2019-05-07

The Latest: Israeli launches airstrikes on Gaza targets GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict: (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Israeli military says it...
14:16, 2019-05-04

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 d...
20:44, 2019-08-19

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security a...
04:08, 2019-05-06

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...
16:52, 2019-08-06

AI startups stand out at Comcast Lift Labs Accelerator 2019 Comcast held the demo day for its second Lift Labs Accelerator class, powered by Techstars and headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Read More...
02:44, 2019-10-11

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 huma...
18:40, 2019-06-13

Twitter opens Developers Labs program to test new API products Twitter is building "the next generation of the Twitter API." As a first step, the company is launching the Twitter Developer Labs program.Read More...
19:28, 2019-05-14

Forensic science labs are on the brink of collapse, warns report Fears raised about miscarriages of justice and unsolved crimes A crisis in forensic science has brought some of the country’s largest private laborat...
12:50, 2019-05-01

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 t...
13:08, 2019-06-01

Essex 'drug deaths': Tributes paid as Cian Daly is named as one of six killed in south Essex The first victim has been named after six people were killed in suspected drug-related incidents across south Essex....
19:12, 2019-08-01

Essex 'drug deaths': Tributes paid as car fanatic Cian Daly is named as one of six killed in south Essex The first victim has been named after six people were killed in suspected drug-related incidents across south Essex....
15:52, 2019-08-01

Airstrikes and more kill or hurt over 7,500 kids in Yemen in 5 1/2 years: UN report Kids in Yemen have been killed by airstrikes, fighting, shelling, suicide attacks or other unexploded ordnance....
02:20, 2019-06-29

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes 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 ...
17:04, 2019-07-05

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 Hodeida...
20:52, 2019-09-20

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 attemp...
12:48, 2019-07-20

Airstrikes on Syria’s main rebel enclave kill 2 paramedics BEIRUT (AP) — The opposition Syrian Civil Defense says two of its members were killed and four were wounded when an airstrike struck their ambulance ...
16:36, 2019-06-26

Turkey unleashes airstrikes against Kurds in north-east Syria Trump offers only mild criticism of Erdoğan offensive as civilians flee bombingWhat is happening in north-eastern Syria?Turkey has launched an offens...
22:28, 2019-10-09

Israel launches multiple airstrikes after Palestinian rocket attacks Six people have been killed in Gaza after Israel responded with airstrikes and tank fire to about 250 rockets being fired over the border by Palestin...
14:24, 2019-05-05

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 ...
21:12, 2019-06-21

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 wa...
19:48, 2019-06-30

Parents in medical research labs missing out on government help with conference travel (Reuters Health) - Few medical schools allow doctor-scientists with children to take advantage of a government program to help with childcare expense...
23:16, 2019-10-15

Facebook buys 'mind-reading wristband' firm CTRL-Labs The device, in development, can pick up electrical signals from the brain, then decode and transmit them....
18:28, 2019-09-24

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...
18:20, 2019-07-12

Valve launches Steam Labs to publicly prototype new store features Valve Software is launching Steam Labs. This is website where Steam customers can test out prototype new features to help discover games.Read More...
19:52, 2019-07-11

Yemeni troops hit by airstrikes amid fierce fighting for control of Aden Escalation in war for control of Aden between government and UAE-backed separatistsIntense fighting has broken out between former allies in Yemen’s c...
14:32, 2019-08-29

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 mi...
08:52, 2019-07-01

UN’s Guterres condemns ongoing airstrikes on Syria’s hospitals, medical workers Reports that airstrikes have hit several health facilities in north-west Syria have been strongly condemned by the UN Secretary-General....
17:08, 2019-07-12

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.Re...
07:32, 2019-09-13

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs unveils 1,524-page development plan for Toronto’s waterfront Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs today unveiled its 1,524-page Master Innovation and Development Plan (MIDP) for Toronto's eastern waterfront.Read More...
20:44, 2019-06-24

Leo Labs and its high-fidelity space radar track orbital debris better than ever — from New Zealand Ask anyone in the space business and they’ll tell you that orbital debris is a serious problem that will only get worse, but dealing with it is...
23:40, 2019-10-14

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....
02:12, 2019-09-24

Exxon Mobil teams up with federal labs in $100M low-emission technology deal Exxon Mobil, the biggest private oil company in the world, announced Wednesday one of the largest deals with the Trump administration meant to make l...
20:08, 2019-05-08

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 crit...
15:40, 2019-05-31

Sidewalk Labs spins out Replica to help city planners create ‘virtual populations’ with big data Sidewalk Labs has confirmed that Replica -- originally known as Model Lab -- is the latest project spinout from its incubator.Read More...
15:12, 2019-09-12

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs leads $20 million round into Ori’s robotic furniture for small spaces Ori has raised $20 million in a round led by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to help optimize residential spaces with robotic furniture.Read More...
22:28, 2019-09-05

Great North Labs raises $23.7 million fund for Upper Midwest tech startups Great North Labs has raised its first fund with $23.7 million in capital to invest in tech startups in the Upper Midwest.Read More...
16:08, 2019-06-19

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 fir...
03:16, 2019-10-03

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.Re...
14:12, 2019-06-27

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 m...
10:44, 2019-07-15

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 agen...
17:52, 2019-05-17

Sidewalk Labs' smart city proposal brings fresh wave of data and logistical concerns Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs' $1.3 billion proposal for a Toronto-based smart city is under review by Waterfront Toronto, its Canadian partner....
15:28, 2019-06-25

Abbott Labs' diabetes care unit shines, but stock flutters on mediocre cardiovascular results (ABT) In September of 2017, medical device company Abbott Labs (ABT) launched a new glucose monitoring sys...
19:12, 2019-10-16

Ethereum Classic Labs and iZbreaker team up to make blockchain-based private online communities Ethereum Classic Labs has partnered with iZbreaker, an invite-only, secure, blockchain-based community aimed at connecting people better.Read More...
18:36, 2019-08-28

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 ...
12:12, 2019-07-22

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 chie...
21:48, 2019-05-17

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...
19:56, 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...
14:04, 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...
23:36, 2019-07-25

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 deman...
22:08, 2019-09-19

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...
13:28, 2019-07-25

Beshear Takes Action Against 23 Drug Makers Over Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – On Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear announced two lawsuits seeking to recover ill-gotten gains from 23 drug manufactur...
21:00, 2019-05-13

Drug industry urges Canada to act to prevent drug shortages from U.S. imports A pharmaceutical group is telling Canada to act early to prevent drug shortages if the U.S. begins importing Canadian medication....
16:28, 2019-08-06

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 ...
09:16, 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...
22:48, 2019-08-07

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 epidem...
04:32, 2019-08-28

Amnesty International says civilians attacked in Libya CAIRO (AP) — A rights group is accusing combatants in Libya of committing “unlawful” attacks against civilians in the capital Tripoli tha...
15:40, 2019-05-16

U.S. soldiers have worse heart health than civilians (Reuters Health) - U.S. soldiers are more likely to have poor heart health than civilians of similar ages, a new study finds....
00:24, 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 over...
04:56, 2019-06-07

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 o...
12:12, 2019-06-06

Pakistan says Indian fire kills 2 civilians in Kashmir ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says Indian troops fired across a cease-fire line in the disputed Kashmir region, killing a woman and a 12...
17:28, 2019-05-05

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 o...
19:12, 2019-08-08

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...
05:12, 2019-09-27

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and woundin...
07:48, 2019-07-01

Mexican gunfight between army and civilians leaves 15 dead One soldier and 14 civilians killed in state of GuerreroSecond mass killing in Mexico in two daysA gunfight between security forces and armed civilia...
18:12, 2019-10-16

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 Sanl...
16:48, 2019-10-09

Afghan government and Nato killing more civilians than the Taliban UN figures for first half of 2019 blame 717 deaths on pro-Kabul forces and 531 on militantsAfghan forces and their international allies killed more c...
19:36, 2019-07-30

UN reports September was deadliest month for Yemen civilians UNITED NATIONS — September was the deadliest month for civilians in war-torn Yemen this year but violence has lessened very recently and there are si...
20:44, 2019-10-18

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...
00:48, 2019-06-18

Syria says insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that insurgents have shelled a government-held town in the country’s northwest, killing ...
13:52, 2019-05-12

Insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest Syria Insurgents fired rockets into a government-held Christian town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, killing six people, including five children who were ...
16:12, 2019-05-12

Monday’s Daily Brief: 70,000 children displaced in northeast Syria, Guterres commends UN-led peace deal for Ecuador, deadly airstrikes in Libya's Tripoli A recap of Monday’s stories: UNICEF estimates some 70,000 children have been newly displaced in northeast Syria; UN chief sounds alarm on threat of I...
00:12, 2019-10-15

Tens of thousands of civilians flee Turkish offensive in Syria Aid workers also join exodus amid warnings that campaign against Kurdish forces will put hundreds of thousands of lives at riskDozens of aid workers ...
15:48, 2019-10-10

Colt has stopped making AR-15s for civilians, and other gunmakers may follow its lead Joshua Roberts/Reuters The gunmaker Colt has decided to stop civilian production of the AR-15 rifle. The decision shook the small-arms industry, but ...
22:40, 2019-09-30

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 f...
17:32, 2019-10-11

Group accuses Yemen rebels of storing weapons near civilians CAIRO (AP) — A prominent international rights group says Yemen’s Houthi rebels had stored explosives in a warehouse in a residential area in th...
11:32, 2019-05-09

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...
08:00, 2019-06-07

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 live...
16:28, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Israel says Gaza civilians slain by Hamas rocket JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israeli-Palestinian violence in Gaza (all times local): 9:50 a.m. The Israeli military says an errant Palestinian rock...
09:44, 2019-05-05

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 ki...
20:28, 2019-05-25

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 suspen...
22:24, 2019-09-19

US orders American civilians out of Iraq as tensions with Iran escalate HOW MANY TROOPS?: One thing seems clear this morning. The Pentagon has drawn up contingency plans to deploy thousands more U.S. troops to the Persian...
13:28, 2019-05-15

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 m...
21:00, 2019-09-09

The Latest: Sniper says Navy SEAL fired at civilians in Iraq SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 12:10...
22:24, 2019-06-19

Kashmir: Cross-border fire kills civilians and soldiers The armies of India and Pakistan blamed each other for the deaths and violating a cease-fire. At the same time, protesters in Pakistan marched with a...
18:36, 2019-10-20

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...
22:48, 2019-07-05

Coursera acquires Rhyme Softworks, unveils Coursera Labs Online learning platform Coursera announced that it has acquired Rhyme Softworks and unveiled a new Coursera Labs feature.Read More...
16:44, 2019-08-28

Daily on Healthcare: Opioid epidemic immiserated combat veterans more than civilians Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:48, 2019-10-01

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 w...
17:44, 2019-08-22

Pentagon and CIA use previously unknown missile designed to only kill terrorists, not civilians The United States military and intelligence agency have been using a previously unknown missile that is designed to minimize civilian casualties when...
17:16, 2019-05-09

Syria’s Assad regime pushes into rebel-stronghold Idlib. What will it mean for civilians? While Syrian government forces have taken back control of much of the country, Idlib remains a holdout for armed opposition groups....
00:36, 2019-08-21

Turkey may have used chemical weapons on the Kurdish civilians Trump left vulnerable Associated Press The United Nations is investigating the possible use of chemical weapons by Turkish and Turkish-backed forces in northeastern Syria,...
17:40, 2019-10-18

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...
17:16, 2019-09-30

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces continue to bomb Syria Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on AnkaraWhat is happening in north-east Syria?Kurdish civilians were f...
15:44, 2019-10-11

Civilians fear 'mass extermination' as bloody assault on Idlib intensifies Rescuers and medics in rebel-held Syrian province fear increased airstrikes will curtail their workThe familiar sound of warplanes was heard across t...
12:48, 2019-05-09

'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 suho...
08:24, 2019-05-23

‘We danced in the streets with the soldiers’: French civilians recall joys, horrors of D-Day French civilians who endured Nazi occupation are now sharing their stories as part of a new exhibition to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
14:24, 2019-06-05

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...
11:40, 2019-06-10

Kurdish political leader among nine civilians ‘executed’ by Turkish-backed forces A Kurdish political leader was among nine civilians “executed” by Turkish-backed fighters in Syria on Saturday, a Syrian human rights group said. Hev...
06:40, 2019-10-14

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 ...
18:36, 2019-07-03

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 holdin...
23:44, 2019-06-13

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 ci...
18:20, 2019-05-07

Kurdish soldiers, civilians evacuate Syrian town in first pull-back under cease-fire Sunday’s ministry statement said that Syrian Kurdish fighters have violated the three-day-old cease-fire some 20 times....
00:24, 2019-10-21

Mexico drug wars: City turned into 'warzone' after son of drug lord El Chapo is arrested An intense gunfight broke out in northern Mexico after security forces captured the son of a drug kingpin who was wanted on drug trafficking charges ...
11:24, 2019-10-18

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 Humanitar...
17:36, 2019-06-21

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...
00:40, 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 fi...
23:32, 2019-05-23

We're still fighting in Afghanistan and no one cares Alejandro Licea/US Army/Reuters The US-led war in Afghanistan had its 18th anniversary in October. The war is now the US's longest to date, and other...
17:56, 2019-10-08

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 an...
00:00, 2019-08-30

‘In Afghanistan, We Laugh Differently’ For a handful of teenage girls, robotics offered a reprieve from their violent, patriarchal country. Now they are back home, with the Taliban poised ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

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 a...
13:56, 2019-09-15

US to reduce Afghanistan forces by 2020 US Secretary of State Pompeo said that the US wants to begin withdrawing its forces from Afghanistan by 2020. It is the first time frame announced fo...
00:52, 2019-07-30

Inside Afghanistan's vacation hotspot It's been described as "Afghanistan's Grand Canyon," and 10 years after it was designated a national park, Band-e-Amir is flourishing as a beacon of ...
04:24, 2019-06-26

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...
19:40, 2019-09-15

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 d...
01:44, 2019-07-18

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...
20:08, 2019-10-10

Essex 'drug deaths': Two men arrested following suspected drug-related deaths of six people Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs following the deaths of six people in Essex....
20:36, 2019-08-03

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...
19:16, 2019-06-15

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....
05:20, 2019-08-30

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...
22:24, 2019-09-11

'I know how to use a gun': children living on Afghanistan’s frontline - in pictures In a war that has been raging for decades, a third of the casualties are children. Last year, the UN recorded 927 child deaths and 2,135 injuries. In...
10:40, 2019-08-12

Afghanistan: Car bomb injures dozens in Kabul A car bomb has left close to 100 people injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated as the US and the Taliban attempt t...
08:32, 2019-08-07

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCheck out the latest Cricket World Cup standingsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 9.38am BST Mo...
11:00, 2019-06-18

US stops Taliban territory tracking in Afghanistan The US military has said that the NATO mission in Afghanistan is no longer collecting data on how much of the country is controlled by military insur...
12:52, 2019-05-01

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 homele...
01:56, 2019-05-26

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 ...
16:52, 2019-06-01

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...
03:08, 2019-06-26

Pentagon chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at U.S.’ longest war The U.S. has about 14,000 American troops in Afghanistan as part of the American-led coalition....
05:08, 2019-10-21

Taliban car bomb kills at least 30 in southern Afghanistan Hospital patients caught in blast intended for intelligence officials, says defence ministryA Taliban truck bomb has killed at least 30 people and wo...
11:04, 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...
18:36, 2019-08-19

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...
17:16, 2019-08-19

Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in Southampton "Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in a Cricket World Cup match to register their third win in the tournament on Monday."...
23:16, 2019-06-24

Why a Taliban peace deal won't end bloodshed in Afghanistan The Taliban continue to attack civilians in Afghanistan, despite reportedly pledging to negotiators in Qatar that they would stop. What is the milita...
17:36, 2019-07-26

Taliban attack Afghanistan office of US aid group Fifteen wounded in Kabul bombing and gunfight, raising fears over latest peace talksThe Taliban have attacked the offices of a US aid group in the he...
14:56, 2019-05-08

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 it...
19:16, 2019-06-01

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 complic...
11:20, 2019-08-27

Polio Cases Surge in Pakistan and Afghanistan False rumors that children are fainting or dying have led parents to turn away vaccinators, threatening the campaign to eradicate the disease....
19:08, 2019-07-15

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 fi...
11:16, 2019-08-11

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 ag...
22:52, 2019-05-28

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 to...
07:48, 2019-05-26

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provinci...
08:12, 2019-05-17

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 9.49am B...
11:12, 2019-06-29

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...
19:08, 2019-05-27

The Afghanistan war is likely ending. One longtime correspondent asks: Was it worth it? Longtime correspondent Kevin Maurer returns to the region and asks: What did America get right, what did we get wrong — and what were the consequence...
19:00, 2019-09-09

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup warmup – live! Live updates from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startEngland’s Wood confident he will be fit for Cricket World CupAnd feel free to email Will or tweet @Wil...
11:32, 2019-05-27

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 @T...
11:04, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Afghanistan wins toss, bats 1st against Pakistan LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 31 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib won the toss and elected ...
11:40, 2019-06-29

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled be...
14:44, 2019-05-28

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 Islamis...
16:36, 2019-09-25

Trump wants to cut Afghanistan troop levels before 2020 election President Trump wants to lower U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan before the 2020 presidential election, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
21:00, 2019-07-29

Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 dead, 180 injured Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with TalibanAn explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a bu...
06:04, 2019-08-18

'A hunter's hope': Snaring birds in warring Afghanistan As the early morning light breaks over the plain north of Kabul, bird hunter Jan Agha checks his snares as he has done for the past 30 years, hoping ...
09:52, 2019-04-15

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year bef...
08:56, 2019-05-28

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 ...
11:52, 2019-06-30

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 Afghanis...
22:08, 2019-06-18

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 – T...
13:56, 2019-06-15

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest with Tanya AldredAnd why not email Tom or tweet...
11:40, 2019-06-04

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. w...
00:24, 2019-07-23

Afghanistan: Election day violence leaves multiple casualties Two blasts and a rocket attack have marred the opening of Afghanistan's presidential election. Turnout is expected to be low after the Taliban ordere...
09:12, 2019-09-28

Afghanistan v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 - live! Live updates from Bristol, 1.30pm (BST) startAustralia have a lot to do if they are to prove thesis that success is in DNAFeel free to email or tweet...
13:56, 2019-06-01

Mosque bombing kills 62 people in eastern Afghanistan Militant attack caused roof to collapse as worshippers met for Friday prayersSixty-two people have died after an explosion at a mosque in eastern Afg...
20:04, 2019-10-18

The woman who dares to run a feminist radio station in Afghanistan You might not expect to find a radio station promoting women's rights in the Afghan city of Kunduz - but this is precisely what Radio Roshani does....
07:52, 2019-09-06

Trump to huddle with national security team on Afghanistan $8B F-16 sale to Taiwan moves forward — White House seeks to renew an NSA call-records program...
17:48, 2019-08-16

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, ...
14:36, 2019-09-29

Afghanistan: Taliban take hostages in attempt to seize Kunduz Insurgents have taken several patients hostage at a local hospital during a massive attack on the 6th largest city. The hard-line Islamist group is c...
12:56, 2019-08-31

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 a...
11:44, 2019-09-01

Presidential hopefuls debate Afghanistan, Iran and top threats Trump predicts strikes on Iran ‘wouldn’t last very long’ — Senate set to vote on Trump’s war powers...
16:04, 2019-06-27

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — The Marine general overseeing the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan says the Islamic State affiliate there has hopes o...
03:20, 2019-06-13

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 S...
00:08, 2019-09-13

US paratroopers are headed to Afghanistan with these awesome drones that fit in their pockets US Army paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan this month with "Black Hornet" reconnaissan...
23:16, 2019-07-07

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 me...
17:00, 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 ever...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Afghanistan: Blast hits Kabul diplomatic area A loud explosion has shaken central Kabul near an area housing the US Embassy. This is the latest attack to rock the Afghan capital as the US and the...
09:32, 2019-09-05

Bangladesh v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the 10.30am BST match at SouthamptonCheck out the latest Cricket World Cup standingsDrop Daniel a line | Tweet @DanielHarris 9.47a...
11:00, 2019-06-24

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 draf...
07:20, 2019-09-03

US approves support for Pakistan's F-16s amid Afghanistan outreach The logistical support for the fighter jets comes days after Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Donald Trump in Washington. Pakistan has pr...
12:00, 2019-07-27

Afghanistan mosque bombing: death toll rises State blames Taliban for blasts targeting worshippers during Friday prayersPolice and local residents were searching for bodies in the rubble of a mo...
14:24, 2019-10-19

'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 Tuc...
04:28, 2019-07-02

Afghanistan v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland v Bangladesh – live! Follow our OBO reportAnd feel free to email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle ...
15:08, 2019-06-08

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 sp...
23:52, 2019-07-14

Afghanistan election: turnout may have been as low as 20% amid Taliban threats Preliminary count suggests lowest participation since 2001, with accusations of fraudVoter turnout in the first round of Afghanistan’s presidential e...
18:12, 2019-09-29

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...
11:44, 2019-06-08

Official: Bomb blast in western Afghanistan kills 2 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a bomb blast in the western province of Herat has killed at least two people, including a chil...
08:44, 2019-05-18

Democratic candidates tussle over Afghanistan, nuclear weapons McSally’s backing likely seals the deal for Hyten — North Korea fires more short-range missiles...
16:24, 2019-07-31

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. Viole...
15:44, 2019-08-07

Trump to meet top advisers over US withdrawal from Afghanistan – live Trump to review peace plan that could end 18-year warTlaib rejects Israel’s offer to visit family in West BankSign up for the US briefing and get a n...
18:52, 2019-08-16

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 ...
16:28, 2019-09-07

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss dollars• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, K...
18:08, 2019-06-08

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines th...
21:56, 2019-08-28

Veteran gets groundbreaking penis transplant after losing his in Afghanistan blast A veteran who lost the lower half of his body in an explosion has received one of the world’s first penis transplants — and he’s calling ...
23:12, 2019-10-14

Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain ter...
22:20, 2019-09-10

Afghanistan: Dozens injured in blast at Kabul wedding hall Afghanistan's Interior Ministry reports there has been an explosion at a wedding hall in Kabul. Numerous people have been injured, but it is unclear ...
23:48, 2019-08-17

Attacks escalate against Afghanistan's human rights defenders – report Amnesty says activists have been attacked and killed with impunity, with their plight ‘largely ignored’ at home and abroadHuman rights defenders in A...
12:28, 2019-08-29

Trump's Syria and Afghanistan drawdowns are playing right into the Taliban's hands President Donald Trump's decision to pull troops out of northeastern Syria two weeks ago shocked the international community and US troops alike, man...
23:20, 2019-10-22

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in figh...
01:08, 2019-08-17

The Afghanistan war has lasted for 18 years. Here's 1 image from every year of America's longest war. Reuters/US Air Force file photo On October 7, the US entered its 19th year of war in Afghanistan. What started as retaliation for the September 11, 2...
18:44, 2019-10-07

How the 'Horse Soldiers' helped liberate Afghanistan from the Taliban 18 years ago Master Sgt. Chris Spence/U.S. Army Days after the September 11 attacks, teams of US special-operations troops heading for Afghanistan to pursue the p...
15:28, 2019-10-23

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify bef...
23:16, 2019-09-05

US withdraws $100M from Afghanistan project, citing nation’s corruption ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo​ said the US will withdraw $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan because of corr...
17:28, 2019-09-19

Taliban takes responsibility for deadly Afghanistan hospital bombing A suicide truck bomber devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, leaving 20 dead and up to 100 injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility for t...
10:48, 2019-09-19

As US eyes exit in Afghanistan, Esper briefs allies in Europe ESPER SELLING AFGHAN WITHDRAWAL PLAN TO ALLIES: Defense Secretary Mark Esper is in Germany, the first stop on a three-day trip to brief America’s maj...
13:36, 2019-09-05

Taliban launches 'massive' attack on Kunduz in northern Afghanistan Assault comes as US continues to seek agreement with insurgent group on ending what is America’s longest warThe Taliban have launched a new attack on...
10:16, 2019-08-31

Election-related violence claims 85 lives in Afghanistan: UN report Eighty-five people were killed and another 373 injured during attacks related to the recent presidential election in Afghanistan, a report by the UN ...
23:36, 2019-10-15

Trump admin plans to withdraw 5K US troops from Afghanistan: envoy The Trump administration’s envoy to Afghanistan on Monday said the first 5,000 US troops would pull out of Afghanistan within five months under...
19:56, 2019-09-02

Donald Trump plans to significantly cut number of US troop in Afghanistan President Trump said Thursday that the US plans to cut the number of American troops in Afghanistan from 14,000 to 8,600 and will then determine furt...
20:48, 2019-08-29

Election cycle driving timetable for US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan EYE ON THE CALENDAR: Despite the Pentagon’s insistence that the future withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan will be based on conditions, not th...
14:48, 2019-07-30

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban ...
02:36, 2019-08-06

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement wi...
15:52, 2019-07-31

Pentagon watchdog: US no longer tracking Taliban gains in Afghanistan HEIGHTENED INSECURITY IN AFGHANISTAN: The latest quarterly report to Congress by the Pentagon’s special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruct...
13:00, 2019-05-02

Afghanistan: Explosion leaves multiple casualties as polls open A blast in the southern city of Kandahar has marred the opening of Afghanistan's presidential election. Turnout is expected to be low after the Talib...
07:16, 2019-09-28

Donald Trump plans to significantly cut number of US troops in Afghanistan President Trump said Thursday that the US plans to cut the number of American troops in Afghanistan from 14,000 to 8,600 and will then determine furt...
22:32, 2019-08-29

Afghanistan elections: Polls open amid threats from Taliban Afghanistan is holding national elections, but there are concerns over turnout due to possible attacks. The Taliban has ordered fighters to use all m...
04:44, 2019-09-28

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf st...
06:44, 2019-07-02

'Is he confusing them?': Biden appears to have mixed up Iraq and Afghanistan in debate Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has made his foreign policy prowess and experience a centerpiece of his 2020 White House bid, appeared to mix up...
01:08, 2019-09-15

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The...
12:12, 2019-05-03

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill a...
00:08, 2019-05-23

Afghanistan v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! All the latest details from the match at HeadingleyMorgan vows England will keep up aggressive approachFeel free to email rob.smyth@theguardian.com 9...
11:04, 2019-07-04

Prominent journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Afghanistan Unidentified attackers fatally shot a prominent female journalist in Afghanistan. Two men on a motorcycle approached Mena Mangal on Saturday morning ...
16:20, 2019-05-11

U.S. to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan, close bases under proposed deal The deal, reached after months of negotiations with representatives from the insurgent movement, must still be approved by U.S. President Donald Trum...
23:48, 2019-09-02

Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant Afghanistan authorities issued an arrest warrant for the ex-head of Afghan Football Federation Keramuudin Karim after he was banned due to sexual abu...
18:16, 2019-06-09

Taliban suicide attacks in Afghanistan leave dozens dead Explosions at election rally and in central Kabul follow collapse of US-Taliban peace talksTaliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and woun...
20:20, 2019-09-17

Trump compares Baltimore murder rate to war-torn Afghanistan President Trump suggested that Baltimore’s murder rate is higher than that of war-torn Afghanistan during a campaign rally in Ohio on Thursday ...
04:40, 2019-08-02

Taliban bomb attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province....
14:20, 2019-06-30

Afghanistan prepares for presidential election amid Taliban threats As the war-torn country elects a president, experts have warned that widespread fraud and a low voter turnout due to Taliban threats could combine to...
16:48, 2019-09-26

Lindsey Graham warns Trump not to pull all U.S. forces out of Afghanistan Sen. Lindsey Graham warned President Donald Trump on Sunday not to reduce U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan below 8,600, arguing that maintaining a mi...
18:12, 2019-08-25

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq but is expanding its footprint in the forbidding mount...
08:24, 2019-06-10

Veteran gets groundbreaking penis transplant after Afghanistan blast injuries Nine years ago, a US Navy corpsman was tending to wounded soldiers after an ambush by Taliban fighters in Afghanistan when an IED detonated beneath h...
15:16, 2019-10-15

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes ...
17:04, 2019-06-06

Afghanistan and Iraq veterans were the 'ground zero' of the opioid crisis: Study Veterans who were stationed in Afghan and Iraqi war zones after the 9/11 terror attacks have been hit hardest by the opioid crisis, according to new ...
23:32, 2019-09-17

Afghanistan: Death toll rises after attack on VP candidate's office A suicide attack on the office of an Afghan vice presidential candidate has killed at least 20 people in Kabul. It comes despite intensifying interna...
11:16, 2019-07-29

Rocket blast reported near US embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into 9/11 anniversary A huge rocket blast was reported near the US embassy in Afghanistan early Wednesday local time — just minutes into the anniversary of the 9/11 ...
07:16, 2019-09-11

Afghanistan polls close after day of violence, fraud claims and chaos Bomb wounds 15, despite 70,000 police and troops at polling stations, and turnout set to be lowAfghanistan’s presidential polls have closed amid accu...
21:28, 2019-09-28

Afghanistan presidential election: Polls open despite threats of violence An upsurge in violence in the run-up to the elections, following the collapse of U.S.-Taliban talks to end America’s longest war, had already rattled...
14:00, 2019-09-28

Record-high number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan: UN Report Afghanistan has seen record-high levels of civilian casualties in the third quarter of 2019, stemming mainly from the violence between rival politica...
21:56, 2019-10-17

Trump embraces veteran wounded in Afghanistan in heartwarming video President Trump on Monday warmly embraced retired Army Capt. Luis Avila, who was severely wounded by a bomb in 2011 in Afghanistan, after the hero sa...
19:36, 2019-09-30

England thrash Afghanistan by nine wickets in World Cup warm-up match • Afghanistan 160 all-out; England 161-1• Roy hits unbeaten 89 in nine-wicket winEngland romped to a walkover victory in their final World Cup warmup...
17:36, 2019-05-27

Afghanistan election: polls open amid reports of sporadic violence Low turnout expected due to insurgent threats on polling stations and widespread apathyAfghans went to the polls to choose a president on Saturday, b...
16:52, 2019-09-28

‘Voting means you’re crazy’: violence and fraud overshadow Afghanistan poll Incumbent president says election is vital to give government a democratic mandate in talks with TalibanAfghanistan must choose a new president this ...
11:20, 2019-09-22

Trump is right to take troops out of Syria. Now they must leave Iraq and Afghanistan | Simon Jenkins The president’s motive for abandoning the Kurds is unclear, but the continued US presence in foreign wars is a disasterDonald Trump is right to extri...
17:24, 2019-10-14

Multiple bombs at Afghanistan mosque during Friday prayers kill 62, injure at least 100 Parwiz / REUTERS Explosions at a mosque in Afghanistan's Nargarhar province killed 62 and injured at least 100 during Friday prayers. No group has ta...
18:40, 2019-10-18

U.S. envoy to Afghanistan says ‘substantive’ progress made in Taliban peace talks The Taliban currently control nearly half of Afghanistan, and are more powerful than at any time since the October 2001 U.S.-led invasion....
21:00, 2019-07-06

US may withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox...
08:52, 2019-08-02

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UN...
21:48, 2019-07-19

Pompeo in Kabul: ‘the hour has come for peace’ in Afghanistan, US ‘prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. PREPARED TO LEAVE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is close to a deal with the Taliban on ending its support of terrorism ...
13:40, 2019-06-26

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s gove...
13:32, 2019-06-06

Trump’s announcement that 8,600 US troops will stay in Afghanistan both panics and reassures critics ‘WE’RE GOING TO KEEP A PRESENCE’: As the expected announcement of a deal with the Taliban that would provide for the gradual withdrawal of U.S. troop...
15:28, 2019-08-30

Afghanistan: current US withdrawal plan risks 'total civil war', top envoys say Nine ambassadors condemn US approach to negotiationsLetter says full withdrawal must come ‘only after real peace’The majority of America’s ambassador...
21:28, 2019-09-03

Afghanistan: Is 'Islamic State' taking advantage of US-Taliban peace talks? "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for the Kabul attack that killed at least 63 people. Experts say that IS is giving a show of force, as the...
17:16, 2019-08-19

Veterans, families of fallen Afghanistan soldiers excluded from war memorial event The event, which included a dedication of the Afghanistan Memorial Hall, was held just outside Ottawa on May 13....
19:52, 2019-05-22

‘Voting means you’re crazy’: fear of Taliban haunts Afghanistan’s ballot There have been attacks on a campaign rally and a candidate: voters say they are afraid for their livesAfghanistan must choose a new president this w...
09:56, 2019-09-22

Islamic State making territorial gains in Afghanistan, Pentagon reports The Islamic State-Khorasan Province has gained control of territory in Afghanistan over the last six months, according to the latest Pentagon report ...
18:16, 2019-07-16

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketin...
18:28, 2019-06-18

Trump’s decision to halt U.S.-Taliban talks pushes Afghanistan towards vote The Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half the country, have told Afghans to boycott the vote and warned that rallies and polling statio...
13:12, 2019-09-10

Virat Kohli fined for excessive appealing in tense India win over Afghanistan India captain accepts decision to fine him 25% of match feeICC breached code of conduct by advancing towards umpireVirat Kohli has been fined 25% of ...
13:04, 2019-06-23

US drone strike in Afghanistan reportedly kills 30 pine nut farm workers An American drone strike reportedly killed more than two dozen farmers and laborers and injured 40 more....
17:32, 2019-09-19

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said,...
16:16, 2019-06-15

Afghanistan: Taliban vows to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban has said it will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territ...
13:22, 2019-09-10

Essex 'drug deaths': Two men arrested following six suspected drug deaths Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs following the deaths of six people in Essex....
22:32, 2019-08-03

England make light work of Afghanistan in final warm-up before Cricket World Cup England's final assignment before a World Cup they have been preparing for four years was the softest of victories over Afghanistan at The Oval. The ...
16:40, 2019-05-27