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News Afghanistan: Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/icc-prosecutor-requests-investigation-afghanistan-probe-51279283
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court asked judges Monday to authorize an investigation of reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the ...

News Afghanistan: ICC Prosecutor Requests Probe for Alleged Misconduct in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/icc-prosecutor-requests-probe-alleged-misconduct-afghanistan/4126942.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday asked judges to authorize an investigation in Afghanistan into allegations including rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan ...

News Afghanistan: ICC prosecutor seeks probe into war crimes allegations against U.S. military, CIA in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/icc-prosecutor-seeks-probe-into-war-crimes-allegations-against-us-military-cia-in-afghanistan/2017/11/20/e8ec73b8-ce1e-11e7-a87b-47f14b73162a_story.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

PARIS — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday formally requested authorization to investigate the U.S. military and CIA for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan. Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian jurist who ...

News Afghanistan: ICC prosecutor requests investigation for Afghanistan probe

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/20/icc-prosecutor-requests-investigation-for-afghanistan-probe.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to authorize an investigation in Afghanistan of allegations of war crimes by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by ...

News Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai: US colluded with ISIL in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/hamid-karzai-colluded-isil-afghanistan-171110191715544.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

Ex-Afghan president says group's presence used as excuse to drop the largest non-nuclear bomb on district in Nangarhar. Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, has accused the US of working with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL ...

News Afghanistan: US conducts airstrikes on Afghanistan opium labs

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/20/politics/us-afghanistan-airstrikes-drug-processing/index.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

(CNN)The US conducted airstrikes targeting opium processing labs in Afghanistan Sunday, Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Michael Andrews tells CNN. The airstrikes were part of a joint US-Afghan operation targeting drug facilities in Taliban controlled areas in ...

News Afghanistan: The New US Plan In Afghanistan Is To Strike The Taliban "Where It Hurts" — Their Drug Labs

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/verabergengruen/the-new-us-plan-in-afghanistan-is-to-strike-the-taliban
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

The US and Afghan air forces have begun bombing the Taliban’s drug-producing facilities as part of the Trump administration’s new strategy for the 16-year conflict, officials from both countries said on Monday. A series of strikes on Sunday destroyed ...

News Afghanistan: US, Afghanistan forces likely to face war crimes investigation, alongside Taliban

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-afghanistan-forces-likely-to-face-war-crimes-investigation-alongside-taliban/ar-BBFoEsd
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror The International Criminal Court's prosecutor has requested a full investigation in Afghanistan. US and Afghan military personnel could be indicted, along with Taliban members, for committing ...

News Afghanistan: Drug Labs Used By The Taliban In Afghanistan Are Now A U.S. Target After Trump Authorizes Strikes

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/pentagon-now-targeting-taliban-drug-labs-afghanistan-after-trump-gives-716939
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

The U.S. military has started targeting drug-producing labs in Afghanistan in a bid to sever the revenue streams of the Taliban, America’s top general in the country said on Monday. General John Nicholson said Monday that the strikes on the production ...

News Afghanistan: US begins bombing Taliban opium plants in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/policy/defense/361227-us-begins-bombing-taliban-opium-plants-in-afghanistan
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

The U.S. military has begun bombing opium production plants in Afghanistan as part of a new strategy targeting Taliban revenue, a top general said Monday. “Last night, we conducted strikes in northern Helmand [Province] to hit the Taliban where it ...