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Donors to Pledge $3 Billion a Year to Stabilize, Grow Afghanistan, US Says An international conference next week is expected to pledge more than $3 billion a year in development support for Afghanistan, but the money will be dependent on reforms and countering corruption, a senior U.S. official said Thursday. Richard Olson, U.S.
Voice of America | Sep 29, 2016 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.N. officials criticize fatal U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan The U.S. said the strike by an unmanned aircraft was targeting Islamic State fighters, but local leaders said the victims were all civilians, including children.
Washington Post | Sep 29, 2016 8:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suspected US drone strike targeting Isis killed civilians in Afghanistan, UN says Officials did not mention the US specifically, but said the airstrike had been carried out by an international drone which only the US military operatesA drone strike in eastern Afghanistan, intended to target Islamic State fighters, has killed at least 1
The Guardian | Sep 29, 2016 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan: UN mission condemns killing of at least 15 civilians in airstrike The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has condemned the killing of at least 15 civilian men and the injuring of at least 13 others, including at least one boy, in an airstrike targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) conducte
UN News Centre | Sep 29, 2016 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN in Afghanistan says 15 civilians killed in US air strike The United Nations in Afghanistan said on Thursday that an airstrike in the eastern province of Nangarhar near the Pakistan border killed at least 15 civilians and injured another 13.
KHNL News 8 | Sep 29, 2016 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
U.N. says 15 civilians killed in U.S. air strike in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — The United Nations in Afghanistan says at least 15 civilians were killed and another 13 injured in an air strike in eastern Nangarhar province early Wednesday.
ToledoBlade.com | Sep 29, 2016 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
Michael Murphy Navy SEAL Museum to be built in West Sayville A new Navy SEAL museum in the memory of Patchogue native Michael P. Murphy, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, will be built in West Sayville next to the Long Island Maritime Museum, government officials announced Thursday.
Newsday.com | Sep 29, 2016 4:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
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U.S. may consider lifting sanctions on Afghan warlord: official By Hamid Shalizi and Josh Smith KABUL (Reuters) - The United States may consider lifting sanctions on one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords after a peace accord was signed in the Afghan capital on Thursday, a U.S. official said. Afghan preside
Yahoo! News | Sep 29, 2016 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan: Ghani, Hekmatyar sign peace deal President Ghani inks deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in first peace treaty since the war with the Taliban began in 2001.
Al Jazeera | Sep 29, 2016 10:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghan president, insurgent warlord sign peace agreement KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signed a peace treaty with a notorious warlord on Thursday, pledging to lobby the U.S. and the United Nations to remove him and his party from terrorist blacklists.
Yahoo! News | Sep 29, 2016 07:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend