Category: Afghanistan

Trump to expand US military intervention in Afghanistan

US reinforcements could start arriving in Afghanistan within days, a US commander in the region said in the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to raise the US stakes once more in the 16-year war. In a televised address to troops at Fort Myer in Virginia on Monday night, Trump did not say how many more […]

“Unaccompanied refugee child” arrested in murder-rape case

A teenage Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested on suspicion of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old female student in Germany, police and prosecutors said Saturday. The 17-year-old Afghan was arrested on Friday after his DNA was found at the scene of the crime and he was identified on CCTV, authorities in the south-west […]

UK corporate media suggests targets for ISIS attack?

After a “threat was posted on jihadi messaging app Telegram, & intelligence agencies say attack is ‘highly likely’“. UK media reports on “unbearable levels of overcrowding” on London trains. Considering the 7/7 attacks which focused on The London Undergroud train network, is now really a good time to be suggesting possible targets, to maximize civilian casualties? […]

Suicide bombings at Kabul demonstration kills 80

A suicide bombing in the capital of Afghanistan on Saturday killed 80 people and injured more than 230 others, many of whom were taking part in a political demonstration, authorities said. The blast occurred in Dehmazamg Square near the Kabul Zoo on the main road to Parliament, Health Ministry spokesperson Ismail Kawosi told NBC News. […]

Afghanistan could become the world’s top drug-using country

The revelation that the number of opium-addicted Afghan adults and children has reached new highs is a dramatic consequence of the war in that country. It painfully illustrates how the aggression led by the United States can doom generations of children to a miserable life. A U.S. funded study released in April of 2015, found […]

Putin: Not worried about democracy coming to our borders..

The 12th annual Valdai Discussion Club meeting in Russia’s Sochi has focused on international armed conflicts. Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking part in its final plenary session devoted to the crisis in the Middle East. Bill Clinton’s Epic Double-Cross: How “Not An Inch” Brought NATO To Russia’s Border Putin’s Bombing of Syria’s Moderates Must […]

Afghan hospital bombing: MSF labels U.S. airstrike a war crime

Twelve MSF staff are confirmed killed as well as 10 patients, including three children. “Under the clear presumption that a war crime has been committed, MSF demands that a full and transparent investigation into the event be conducted by an independent international body. Relying only on an internal investigation by a party to the conflict […]

Convicted criminal Petraeus represents US at Bilderberg

In April former CIA director and retired general David Petraeus pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of handing over classified information to his mistress and biographer, Paula Broadwell. He was sentenced to two years probation and a $100,000 fine. Petraeus had passed on several 5-by-8 inch black notebooks containing classified information to Broadwell. Despite his […]

Putin: Russia would attack NATO only in mad person’s dream

Russia is not building up its offensive military capabilities overseas and is only responding to security threats caused by US and NATO military expansion on its borders, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Italian outlet Il Corriere della Sera. Speaking to the paper on the eve of his visit to Italy, Putin stressed that one should […]

UK MPs head to US to fight for Shaker Aamer’s release

David Davis is at the head of a small delegation of MPs heading to the US to argue for the release of Shaker Aamer, the last British detainee at America’s infamous Guantanamo Bay. “Guantanamo itself is not a good symbol for the West,” said Davis, the MP for Haltemprice and Howden. “We’re the good guys […]

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