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U.S. Green Beret charged with murder of man in Afghanistan A U.S. Army Green Beret has been charged with the murder of an Afghan man during his 2010 deployment to Afghanistan, a U.S. military spokesman said on Thursday. Major Matthew Golsteyn has admitted to shooting and killing a man in Afghanistan because he su
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Body Of Export Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Returns Home The body of Staff Sergeant Jason McClary returned to Pittsburgh on Wednesday. | Dec 13, 2018 01:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Memorial Set For Airman Killed In Afghanistan HOOKSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Friends and family will have the chance to pay their respects to U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin this week at a public memorial service.The Beaver County Times reports that the service, which is open to the public, will
The Fulton County News | Dec 12, 2018 7:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Mcconnellsburg, Pennsylvania
Danny Joe Joey Crowder, Jr. Danny Joe Joey Crowder, Jr., age 40, of Beebe, Arkansas went to be with the Lord December 5, 2018. Joey was a 1997 graduate of Beebe High School and a true Beebe Badger. An Army veteran, he served in Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan. He was a member of Fellow
The Beebe News | Dec 12, 2018 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Beebe, Arkansas
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Pakistan Hosts Regional Meeting on Countering Afghan Opiates Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran have pledged to increase cooperation and information-sharing for effectively combating the trafficking of Afghan opiates. War-shattered Afghanistan remains the worlds largest producer of opium, though the U.N. Office on Drug
Voice of America | Dec 12, 2018 4:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FIFA suspends Afghanistan football chief after women's team abuse investigation Global soccer body FIFA has provisionally banned the president of the Afghan Football Federation (AFF) Keramuddin Keram from all football-related activities due to an ongoing probe into allegations of abuse in the country's women's team.
Reuters | Dec 12, 2018 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FIFA bans head of Afghan soccer after allegations by players ZURICH (AP) FIFA has provisionally banned the head of the Afghanistan soccer federation following accusations of sexual and physical abuse of female players. In a statement, FIFA says Afghanistan Football Federation president Keramuudin Karim’s 90-d
KSBY 6 Action News | Dec 12, 2018 3:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Luis Obispo, California
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Red gold: Afghanistan saffron production grows Starting before dawn has even broken, Afghanistan's army of saffron pickers shift their way across sun-baked fields to pluck brightly the coloured crocuses that are providing the country's farmers with a new means of income. Joma Khan is one of the 156,00
Yahoo! News | Dec 12, 2018 05:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death toll from Taliban attack in Afghan capital rises to 12 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bombing on the outskirts of Kabul on Tuesday has climbed to 12. Nasrat Rahimi, the Interior Ministry’s deputy spokesman, says Wednesday that four security forces and eight
KSBY 6 Action News | Dec 12, 2018 05:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Luis Obispo, California
Attacks Across Afghanistan Leave at Least 30 Dead Twelve people were killed on the outskirts of Kabul when explosives in a vehicle detonated near a convoy of security forces, the deadliest of several violent strikes in the country.
New York Times | Dec 11, 2018 2:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend