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Afghanistan , Thursday 22 February 2018

News Afghanistan: Will Trump Ship H.R. McMaster Back to Afghanistan?

News channel or source: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/02/will-trump-ship-hr-mcmaster-back-to-afghanistan
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Rising tensions between the two have renewed speculation that Trump’s national security adviser could be the next to go. Even after Bannon was ejected from the White House, McMaster has struggled to find his footing. In a West Wing where personal ...

News Afghanistan: Afghanistan Unveils Plans for Controversial Militia Force

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/afghanistan-militia-force/4265987.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Afghanistan’s ministry of defense has announced the creation of a new militia force comprising about 36,000 men to defend areas that military-led operations have cleared of Taliban insurgents. The move comes despite long-running accusations of rights ...

News Afghanistan: Afghanistan to PyeongChang: Meet the Green Beret Chasing Winter Olympics Gold

News channel or source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2760901-afghanistan-to-pyeongchang-meet-the-green-beret-chasing-winter-olympics-gold
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

This Green Beret is taking his talents to the Olympics. Can Nate Weber win gold in the bobsled competition? Watch above to see his journey from combat to PyeongChang. Bleacher Report is your No. 1 stop for what’s trending in sports. You can count on B/R ...

News Afghanistan: Afghanistan's ArtLords daub walls with messages of defiance, hope

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-artlords/afghanistans-artlords-daub-walls-with-messages-of-defiance-hope-idUSKCN1G4030
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Activists in Afghanistan are speaking out against corruption and spreading messages of peace and social justice with murals, many painted on concrete blast walls that have risen to ward off militant bombs. The activists call themselves ...

News Afghanistan: A Look Inside the First All-Female TV News Station in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.glamour.com/story/inside-zan-tv-first-all-female-news-station-in-afghanistan
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The first-ever all-female TV news station there runs a lot like any station in the U.S., with one big exception: These journalists are risking their lives. It's 4:00 A.M., and Kabul is dark and still. Shabana Noori wills herself out of bed to drink a cup ...

News Afghanistan: Alleged Summary Executions By Afghanistan Special Forces

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/22022018-alleged-summary-executions-by-afghanistan-special-forces/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Afghan government and US military should investigate reports that Afghan special forces summarily executed civilians in Kandahar province during military operations from January 31 to February 1, 2018, Human Rights Watch said. Security personnel found ...

News Afghanistan: Bomb kills 3 tribal elders in Afghanistan; 9 police killed

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/afghan-officials-say-insurgent-attacks-killed-9-policemen/2018/02/20/0f1db7f4-1609-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb went off in a hotel room in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, killing three tribal elders, while Afghan officials reported that at least nine policemen were killed in latest attacks by insurgents.

News Afghanistan: Can Iran and Afghanistan cooperate to bring an oasis back from the dead?

News channel or source: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/can-iran-and-afghanistan-cooperate-bring-oasis-back-dead
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Sun-bleached skiffs lie in a jumble along the barren southern shore of Hamoun-e Puzak, a former lake. In the afternoon heat, Fata Morgana cliffs shimmer on the horizon. The boats aren’t much use these days. Hamoun-e Puzak and two sister lakes are now ...

News Afghanistan: Afghanistan Ranked 4th Most Corrupt Country For This Year

News channel or source: https://www.tolonews.com/index.php/afghanistan/afghanistan-ranked-4th%C2%A0most-corrupt-country-year
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The index rates 180 countries and placed Syria, South Sudan and Somalia in the bottom three. Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index ranks Afghanistan as the 4 th most corrupt country in the world, trailing only Syria, South ...

News Afghanistan: Russia Claims US Supplying Weapons To Terrorists In Afghanistan In Unmarked Helicopters

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/russia-claims-us-supplying-weapons-terrorists-afghanistan-unmarked-helicopters-2655899
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday said United States should provide an explanation to alleged claims of unmarked helicopters delivering weapons to terrorists groups, including Islamic State (ISIS) in northern Afghanistan. After meeting his ...