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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 Thursday.
Reuters | Nov 27, 2015 01:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Official: U.S. must address waste, fraud in Afghanistan aid KABUL, Afghanistan With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, the U.S. official in charge of auditing assistance programs says its not too late to address the fraud and mismanagement that has | Nov 27, 2015 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Vancouver, Washington
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Airman returns home in time for Thanksgiving An Air Forcesoldier serving in Afghanistan got the chance to spend Thanksgiving with his family. | Nov 26, 2015 10:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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US pilots who bombed Afghanistan Doctors Without Borders hospital could be charged General John Campbell, the US commander in Afghanistan, said a series of 'human and technical failures' led to an American warplane destroying the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Kunduz.
Mail Online | Nov 26, 2015 9:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Air strikes in Syria: David Cameron's strategy can only repeat our mistakes in Iraq and Afghanistan Britainshould not be fighting such a dangerous antagonist without a better knowledge of the battlefield
The Independent | Nov 26, 2015 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kunduz: Afghan officers sacked for 'failing to defend' northern city that was briefly capture by Taliban in September Itsseizure was a major setback for the government and prompted Washington to prolong Americas 14-year-old military engagement in Afghanistan
The Independent | Nov 26, 2015 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Copiague schools ship love to troops overseas On Sat., Nov. 14, an overseas Troop support boxing was held at the Copiague VFW Post, 270 Walter G O’Connell Way. Items were collected by Copiague Elementary Schools and Middle School for shipment to our Troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, numerous card
Amityville Record | Nov 26, 2015 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Amityville, New York
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Sneak peek: Tina Fey goes to war in 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' Dramedy focuses on wild times on the ground in Afghanistan.
USA Today | Nov 26, 2015 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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AP Interview: US must address waste, fraud in Afghan aid AP Interview Chief auditor says US must address waste, fraud in aid to Afghanistan | Nov 26, 2015 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
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Afghan president sacks security officials over fall of Kunduz By Feroz Sultani 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
Yahoo! News | Nov 26, 2015 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend