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Pant 118 maintains India's winning run

3 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A century from the opener Rishabh Pant set up India Under-19s' 104-run victory against Afghanistan Under-19s in Kolkata

Global landmine casualties increase, Afghanistan largely to blame: study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Long-term progress in reducing the number of landmine casualties was reversed last year, and rebel groups used the mines in 10 countries, the largest number since 2006, researchers said on Thurs...

U.S. Drone Reportedly Kills Taliban Commander

Another top terror leader has been killed by U.S.-led NATO forces, this time in Afghanistan. Khalid Mehsud – alias Khan Said Sajna – was killed with 12 fighters on Wednesday when four US drones carried out strikes in the Damma area of Afghanistan, close to Pakistan’s North Waziristan province, the officials said on condition of [...]

Taliban Commander Allegedly Killed by Drones

A senior commander of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has been killed in U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan's Khost province, Pakistani intelligence officials told Al Jazeera. Khalid Mehsud, alias Khan Said Sajna, was killed with 12 fighters on Wednesday when four U.S. drones carried out strikes in the Damma area of Afghanistan, close to Pakistan's North Waziristan province

US Blames Afghanistan Hospital Massacre On "Malfunctioning Sensors," "Human Error"

Early last month, Green Berets battling to beat back a Taliban advance in Kunduz, Afghanistan, apparently decided that in order to rid an MSF hospital of some “insurgents” who were apparently hanging out inside, they needed to call in an AC-130 gunship. Show More Summary

Target Malpractice

US Forces Commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Campbell called the deadly bombing of the Kunduz hospital in Afghanistan by US forces "an avoidable accident, caused primarily by human error."

'US Airstrikes Still Killing Civilians After Afghan Hospital Attack'

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.

US Admits 'Tragic Mistake' in Bombing Afghan Hospital, Killing Patients

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."

Afghan president sacks security officials over fall of Kunduz

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.

Pakistan Taliban commander allegedly killed by drones

Khan Said Sajna, leader of a breakaway Taliban faction, reportedly killed in multiple drone strikes in Afghanistan.

US Sending 65 Drones to Afghan Armed Forces - Pentagon

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.

U.S. general on errors that lead to deadly hospital airstrike

General John Campbell, commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, said the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital last month was a tragic and avoidable accident

"Human error" blamed for U.S. airstrike on Afghan hospital

"This was a tragic, but avoidable accident" says U.S. commander in Afghanistan of deadly U.S. airstrike on Afghanistan hospital

Pentagon: ‘Avoidable’ Human Error Led to Doctors Without Borders Bombing

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

During a briefing in Kabul Wednesday, Gen. John Campbell, the top commander in Afghanistan, revealed preventable "human error" led to the bombing of a civilian Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed 31 people in October, the AP reports.

In Worst News Dump Ever, U.S. General Explains Cause of Doctors Without Borders Airstrike

In what amounted to a ridiculous Thanksgiving news dump, U.S. officials issued an explanation on Wednesday for last month’s U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan that killed 30 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital. Ultimately, Gen. John Campbell, the top NATO and U.S. Show More Summary

Shifting Afghan Gears: Build, Don't Blast

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

Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombed Because of 'Technical Difficulties'

A 3,000-page investigation into the blast that accidentally struck a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing at least...

A Stunning Series of Screw-Ups Led to October's US Strike on an Afghan Hospital

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

Doctors Without Borders Condemns U.S. Report on Afghan Hospital Bombing as “Shocking”

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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

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