Afghan officials: Suicide attack in wedding hall kills 63

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 04:37:21 +0000

Damaged Dubai City wedding hall is seen after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

KABUL, Afghanistan — The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year. Another 182 civilians were wounded in the Saturday night explosion, government spokesman Feroz Bashari said. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi confirmed […]

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Trump seeks Pakistan’s help to end long Afghanistan war

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 22:49:26 +0000

Trump seeks Pakistan's help to end long Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump claimed Monday he could end the nearly two-decade-old war in Afghanistan in a matter of days but that it would kill millions of people and wipe the country “off the face of the earth.”

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US, Taliban resume talks on ending war

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 22:30:40 +0000

The United States and the Taliban opened fresh negotiations in Doha on Saturday, a Taliban spokesman said, as Washington eyes a breakthrough before Afghanistan’s September presidential election.

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3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:52:10 +0000

3 American soldiers, 1 US contractor killed in Afghanistan

Three American service members and a U.S. contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb on Monday near the main U.S. base

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Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:57:03 +0000

Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

After a decade in the limelight, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains an evasive and polarizing figure.

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