The Pentagon's deadly snafus have one thing in common
In the Finnish border town of Tornio, busloads of refugees — mostly Iraqis, but also Afghans, Syrians and an array of Africans — arrived each day, their last stop on long journeys across Europe by foot, rail, bus and even ferry. Stepping off the buses, people would look around, put on jackets and light cigarettes, but […]
Election commission official escapes unharmed after attack on his vehicle in Kabul kills bodyguard.
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber targeted a senior member of Afghanistan's election commission during the morning rush hour in the capital Kabul on Saturday, killing his driver and wounding several passersby.
Officials describe Hajji Ghalib as a fiercely effective fighter against the insurgency, and the American military supports his men with airstrikes.
Four Afghan children and two sisters, aged four and one, die after two vessels capsize in separate incidents in Aegean.
Reacting to Kunduz city’s recent fall to the Taliban, President Ashraf Ghani announced the dismissal of the provincial intelligence chief and an overhaul of the security leadership.
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Those responsible for the recent airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz may face criminal and administrative charges, the top US military commander in Afghanistan warned on Thursday.
An American investigation has concluded that the deadly October air strike on a hospital in Afghanistan ran by Doctors Without Borders that killed 30 people was a "tragic mistake" due to "human error."
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday dismissed national security agency officials who he said had neglected their duty to defend the northern city of Kunduz, which Taliban militants briefly captured in September.
The Insitu Company has won a $70 million contract to build eight Scan Eagle drones for the government of Afghanistan, the US Department of Defense announced.
"This was a tragic, but avoidable accident" says U.S. commander in Afghanistan of deadly U.S. airstrike on Afghanistan hospital
Gen. John F. Campbell announced Wednesday that the October 3 U.S. bombing of a hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) was a “tragic mistake.” That, in fact, reiterates what he’s been saying since the attack...Show More Summary
Afghanistan has enormous economic potential as outlined in a recent US Army review; developing this is the key to stability. Despite fourteen years of US military support, the situation has deteriorated to the point that the senior US...Show More Summary
The Pentagon has completed its investigation of the US attack on a hospital in Afghanistan operated by Doctors Without Borders, and it paints a grim picture. Gen. John Campbell, the top commander in Afghanistan, delivered a summary of...Show More Summary
CNN The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that ‘human error’ was at work in the Oct. 3 bombing of the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, which killed 30 civilians and left 37 others wounded. In aShow More Summary
Doctors Without Borders released bios for the 14 staff massacred when America destroyed its Kunduz hospital
Attack in Kunduz on Doctors Without Borders facility was result of egregious series of human and technical failures, U.S. commander says
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that multiple service members were suspended from duty following an investigation into the deadly airstrike last month on a hospital in Kunduz. Gen. Joseph Campbell said the Oct. 3 strike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital, which killed 30...