Officials: US strikes kill 17 Taliban as fighting intensifies - Stars and Stripes DNA test confirms Mansour’s death in US drone attack: Pak - Hindustan Times 05/30/2016 - 1:52 pm | View Link
Afghan forces kill 2 top Taliban in Uruzgan province - Stars and Stripes DNA test confirms Taliban chief was killed in US drone strike - ... - FOXNews.com 05/29/2016 - 10:24 am | View Link
ISIS threat making Sinai peacekeeping mission less 'viable,' says ... - CBC ... month in both Israel and Egypt that the U.S. is ... into roadside bombs. ... months of 2015." Afghan and ... could face things like ... 05/25/2016 - 7:52 am | View Link
Afghan Military Faces Surge in Roadside Bombs It had been planted not just to kill ... or improvised explosive devices. "Fighting them face-to-face is not a problem for us; our weakness is mines, we have some weakness countering mines," Jan said. After 12 years of war, roadside bombs are the No ... 10/3/2013 - 7:22 am | View Link
Afghan improvised bombs kill fewer U.S.-led troops WASHINGTON – U.S.-led troop deaths from makeshift bombs in Afghanistan are dropping sharply even though the number of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by insurgents are near record levels, Pentagon data show. Now, less than half of troop ... 06/26/2012 - 7:16 pm | View Link
UN: Afghan civilian death toll up 15 percent "Suicide attacks this year have become more complex, often using multiple bombers in spectacular attacks that kill many Afghan civilians," the report said. Airstrikes conducted by the U.S.-led coalition ... and roadside bombs, also called improvised ... 07/13/2011 - 10:31 pm | View Link
U.S. vehicles destroy Afghan bombs by rolling over them Joshua Joe drives a "Husky," a giant vehicle built to find and withstand the blast of a roadside bomb, putting him in the front line of the U.S.-led ... bombs on their way to somewhere else. "We need to get the guy paying the $10 Taliban. It's easy to kill ... 09/1/2010 - 7:24 pm | View Link
Afghan Deaths Threaten Support For U.S. Offensive "There were some unfortunate casualties, and we have determined that, yes, we did kill ... another U.S.-led offensive is under way. Farnoudi says it appears to be a trend occurring throughout the country. "There is more IEDs and improvised bombs and ... 04/21/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
End The War in Iraq more soldiers A U.S. soldier walks past a bullet-riddled wall after an attack at the compound of the governor of Parwan province August 14, 2011.Taliban ... 06/25/2016 - 5:36 am | View Website
Thomson Reuters Foundation News | Humanitarian We should all take a took at the law behind migrants' rights By Monique Villa, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation 06/25/2016 - 2:01 am | View Website
Car bomb Car bombs and detonators function in a diverse manner of ways and there are numerous variables in the operation and placement of the bomb within the vehicle. 06/24/2016 - 3:02 pm | View Website
The Secret History of Iraq’s Invisible War | WIRED The Secret History of Iraq’s Invisible War. In the early years of the Iraq war, the U.S. military developed a technology so secret that soldiers would refuse to ... 06/24/2016 - 11:56 am | View Website
Small Wars Journal Journal Articles are typically longer works with more more analysis than the news and short commentary in the SWJ Blog. We accept contributed content from serious ... 06/24/2016 - 11:49 am | View Website
(HONG KONG) — Most Asian stock benchmarks rebounded from early losses Tuesday as investors started shaking off the jitters from Britain’s vote to quit the European Union and its messy aftermath.
Global financial markets have been roiled by the result of last week’s vote, which also sent the pound to its lowest level in three decades.
In what is being hailed as a significant civil rights victory, a former Chilean general was found liable Monday for the 1973 torture and murder of popular folk singer and political activist Victor Jara. The two-week civil trial in Florida also saw an award of $28 million in damages to Jara’s widow and daughters.
Pedro Pablo Barrientos Nuñez fled Chile for the U.
A UNICEF report predicts that unless current trends in global poverty and education are addressed, by 2030 at least 69 million children under age five will die from mostly preventable causes, 167 million children will live in poverty, and 750 million women will have been married as children.
“Denying hundreds of millions of children a fair chance in life does more than threaten their futures – by fueling intergenerational cycles of disadvantage, it imperils the future of their societies,” said UNICEF executive director Anthony Lake in a statement.
Lady Gaga has joined the ranks of Western celebrities who have enraged Chinese fans by meeting with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
The pop icon and a group of U. S. mayors met the Dalai Lama in Indianapolis, In., over the weekend. She hosted a Q&A session of questions submitted online and uploaded photographic evidence to her Instagram page.
“I’m unfollowing Lady Gaga right now,” posted one user of China’s Twitter-like microblog Weibo.