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KPLC Lake Charles
COMING UP at noon: Fast food worker dragged through drive-up windowAgnes DeRouen in the KPLC newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7 N
COMING UP at noon: Fast food worker dragged through drive-up window
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 hours ago
Agnes DeRouen in the KPLC newsroom with a look at what we're working on for 7 News at Noon. DeRidder Police release surveillance video of a train colliding with an 18 wheeler on Wednesday. We'll have the story at noon, and you can look at the video... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghan forces 'yet to regain control' of symbolic southern districtKABUL: Afghan forces are still battling for control of a symbolic district of s
Afghan forces 'yet to regain control' of symbolic southern district
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
KABUL: Afghan forces are still battling for control of a symbolic district of southern Helmand province, the NATO forces commander told reporters, contradicting the defence ministry, after more than a week of intense fighting supported by U.S. air... Read more
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The Star
Afghan forces 'yet to regain control' of symbolic southern districtKABUL (Reuters) - Afghan forces are still battling for control of a symbolic di
Afghan forces 'yet to regain control' of symbolic southern district
The Star / Posted 22 hours ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan forces are still battling for control of a symbolic district of southern Helmand province, the NATO forces commander told reporters, contradicting the defence ministry, after more than a week of intense fighting supported by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: Afghan government forces, backed by U.S. air strikes,
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: Afghan government forces, backed by U.S. air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on Sunday. The fall... Read more
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The Star
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan government forces, backed by U.S. a
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan government forces, backed by U.S. air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NATO-built airports going to AfghansKANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- A series of airports built by NATO to fight t
NATO-built airports going to Afghans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- A series of airports built by NATO to fight the Taliban are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil-aviation upgrade that officials hope will fuel not only regional trade but also tourism. The eight... Read more
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Balita
78 killed in latest series of clashes in Afghanistan September 1, 2015 5:21 am KABUL, Aug. 31 — Military operations and clashes a
78 killed in latest series of clashes in Afghanistan
Balita / Posted 3 days ago
September 1, 2015 5:21 am KABUL, Aug. 31 — Military operations and clashes across the country on Monday resulted in the death of 78 people. The Afghan Defense Ministry said 70 militants and... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Afghan airfields built for war could become economic development enginesKANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — It is a striking vision for a country torn to
Afghan airfields built for war could become economic development engines
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 3 days ago
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation... Read more
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New Kerala
70 militants killed in Afghan clashes At least 70 militants and eight soldiers were killed in military operations i
70 militants killed in Afghan clashes
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
At least 70 militants and eight soldiers were killed in military operations in Afghanistan during the past 24 hours, the Afghan Defence Ministry said on Monday. "Seventy terrorists were killed, 43 injured and... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubsKANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) � It is a striking vision for a country to
Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubs
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) � It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation... Read more
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Salon.com
Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubsKANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — It is a striking vision for a country to
Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubs
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation... Read more
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Daily Herald
Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubsKANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- It is a striking vision for a country torn t
Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubs
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation... Read more
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FOX News
Afghan airfields built for war now seen as hubs for economic growth of landlocked countryKANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – It is a striking vision for a country torn to
Afghan airfields built for war now seen as hubs for economic growth of landlocked country
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation... Read more
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BBC News
Kabul explosion: Deadly blast rocks Afghanistan capitalAn explosion has rocked the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, polic
Kabul explosion: Deadly blast rocks Afghanistan capital
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
An explosion has rocked the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, police have said, with at least 12 people killed and 60 injured. Police say it was a suicide attack on a foreign military convoy which was travelling through the area. A... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Afghan forces retake Musa Qala from TalibanAfghan forces say they have retaken Musa Qala, a desolate district in Helmand p
Afghan forces retake Musa Qala from Taliban
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Afghan forces say they have retaken Musa Qala, a desolate district in Helmand province where more than 20 British soldiers died during the UK’s involvement in the war. The district fell to the Taliban on Wednesday. About 220 Taliban fighters were... Read more
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Swissinfo
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan government forces, backed by NATO a
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on... Read more
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Reuters
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southAn Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah ca
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan August 26, 2015. LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key... Read more
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The New Age
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southAfghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
The New Age / Posted 4 days ago
Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on Sunday. The fall of Musa Qala in Helmand... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes,
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on Sunday. The fall... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southAn Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah ca
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan August 26, 2015. LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key... Read more
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The Star
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in southLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan government forces, backed by NATO a
Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on... Read more
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heraldscotland
The significance of Musa QalaIn the history of the war in Afghanistan Musa Qala has become an iconic name fo
The significance of Musa Qala
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
In the history of the war in Afghanistan Musa Qala has become an iconic name for the British Army. Fought between 2006 and 2007 it represents a defeat which was turned into victory following the spilling of a great deal of blood. During the first... Read more
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heraldscotland
Taliban take the war to Afghan ArmyAs a result of last week’s gains the question is now being asked in western mil
Taliban take the war to Afghan Army
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
As a result of last week’s gains the question is now being asked in western military circles: can these forces survive if President Barack Obama makes good his promise to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan during the course of next year? From... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Claim filed in Midway shooting, lawyer says cop had 'no reason to use deadly force'SAN DIEGO -- Team 10 has just learned the family of a man shot and killed by a
Claim filed in Midway shooting, lawyer says cop had 'no reason to use deadly force'
KGTV San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- Team 10 has just learned the family of a man shot and killed by a San Diego Police Officer has filed a claim against the department alleging use of excessive and unreasonable force and a violation of his civil and other legal... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US strikes southern Afghan district seized by TalibanKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. forces have launched multiple airstrikes on a di
US strikes southern Afghan district seized by Taliban
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. forces have launched multiple airstrikes on a district in southern Afghanistan seized by the Taliban the day before, U.S. officials said Thursday. "U.S. forces conducted airstrikes in Musa Qala today against... Read more
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iol.co.za
The Taliban are talking war, not peaceEPAepa04898820 An Afghan security member frisks a man at a checkpoint on a road
The Taliban are talking war, not peace
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
EPAepa04898820 An Afghan security member frisks a man at a checkpoint on a roadside in Helamnd, Afghanistan, 26 August 2015. Security has been intensified after two foreign soldiers were killed on 26 August. Two people wearing Afghan security forces... Read more
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Reuters
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent TalibanLASHKAR GAH Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan arm
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent Taliban
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
LASHKAR GAH Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban advance in Helmand province that has undermined hopes of a negotiated peace. Nearly 14 years on from the U.S. invasion that toppled... Read more
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Daily Mail
Musu Qala, which 20 British soldiers died protecting, falls to TalibanMusu Qala falls to the Taliban: Afghan town that British soldiers died to prote
Musu Qala, which 20 British soldiers died protecting, falls to Taliban
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Musu Qala falls to the Taliban: Afghan town that British soldiers died to protect is seized by insurgents making fresh advances after Allied forces went home Town where more than 20 British soldiers died now back in Taliban hands It is the second... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent TalibanAn Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah ca
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent Taliban
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan August 26, 2015. LASHKAR GAH Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to st
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
LASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made talking peace... Read more
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The Star
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined c
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
LASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made... Read more
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TribLIVE
2 U.S. troops slain in attack on military base; Taliban takes districtKABUL — Two American service members were killed Wednesday in an apparent “insi
2 U.S. troops slain in attack on military base; Taliban takes district
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
KABUL — Two American service members were killed Wednesday in an apparent “insider” attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base in Afghanistan's southwestern Helmand province, U.S. and Afghan officials reported. In another development in Helmand,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US troops killed in apparent 'insider' attack by Afghan soldierAn Afghan armoured police vehicle patrolling in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand
US troops killed in apparent 'insider' attack by Afghan soldier
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
An Afghan armoured police vehicle patrolling in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province on Wednesday. Photo: STRINGER/AFGHANISTAN Kabul: US troops were killed in an apparent "insider" attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base in Afghanistan's... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Two US troops killed in apparent ‘insider’ attack by Afghan soldierKABUL — Two American service members were killed Wednesday in an apparent “insi
Two US troops killed in apparent ‘insider’ attack by Afghan soldier
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
KABUL — Two American service members were killed Wednesday in an apparent “insider” attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base in Afghanistan’s southwestern Helmand province, U.S. and Afghan officials reported. In another development in Helmand,... Read more
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New Kerala
73 militants killed in Afghanistan At least 73 militants have been killed as Afghan army waged operations in 16
73 militants killed in Afghanistan
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
At least 73 militants have been killed as Afghan army waged operations in 16 out of the country's 34 provinces since early Tuesday, the country's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. "During Afghan National Army... Read more
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Reuters
NATO troops killed in Afghanistan's Helmand, Taliban grab districtAn Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah ca
NATO troops killed in Afghanistan's Helmand, Taliban grab district
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan August 26, 2015. LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan The Taliban seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Monday... Read more
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Washington Post
Two coalition troops killed at base in AfghanistanAn Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah ca
Two coalition troops killed at base in Afghanistan
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan. (Stringer/Afghanistan/Reuters) KABUL — Two service members of a U.S.-led coalition were killed Wednesday in an apparent “insider”... Read more
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Georgia Public Broadcasting
Two Ga. Security Contractors Killed In Afghan BombingTwo security contractors from Georgia are among the dead in a suicide bombing i
Two Ga. Security Contractors Killed In Afghan Bombing
Georgia Public Broadcasting / Posted 9 days ago
Two security contractors from Georgia are among the dead in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. DynCorp International says Richard McEvoy, 57, of Peachtree City was killed Saturday, in an attack on a NATO convoy travelling through a busy Kabul... Read more
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iol.co.za
NATO helps Afghans hold opium townAPTaliban graffiti shows an injured enemy soldier at right being carried away d
NATO helps Afghans hold opium town
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
APTaliban graffiti shows an injured enemy soldier at right being carried away during an attack decorating a wall in the Musa Qala district center in Helmand province, Afghanistan. AP Files/David Goldman Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan - US forces are back... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand townLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Tali
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one of the emblematic battles of the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand townLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Talib
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one of the emblematic battles of the... Read more
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The Star
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand townLASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one of the emblematic... Read more
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Swissinfo
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand townBy Mohammed Stanekzai LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are bac
NATO helps Afghans fighting to prevent Taliban taking opium-growing Helmand town
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
By Mohammed Stanekzai LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and U.S. soldiers waged one... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Women shine as gender barriers continue to fallFirst women graduate from US Army Ranger School as gender barriers continue to
Women shine as gender barriers continue to fall
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
First women graduate from US Army Ranger School as gender barriers continue to fall This week, in an historic first, two women graduated from the US Military's elite Ranger School after completing a gruelling 62-day training course. External Link:... Read more
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Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Milley: Ground forces 'must never, ever fail'WASHINGTON — Freedom in America requires a continuing commitment to maintaining
Milley: Ground forces 'must never, ever fail'
Fort Leavenworth Lamp / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — Freedom in America requires a continuing commitment to maintaining strong, equipped, well-led and well-trained ground forces, the newest chief of staff of the Army said Aug. 14.“There are many who think wars only can be won from great... Read more
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asianage
The spy who led Pak's deep stateIn 1993, Kashmiri separatist Firdous Syed got to meet Lieutenant-General Hamid
The spy who led Pak's deep state
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
In 1993, Kashmiri separatist Firdous Syed got to meet Lieutenant-General Hamid Gul, who had formerly headed the Pakistan Army’s Inter-Services Intelligence directorate and who had retired the previous year. (Firdous quit militancy in 1996; I wrote a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Volunteer hospitals a lifeline in Afghan warKabul - At 02:00, Italian medic Luca Radaelli peeked out of the white gate of t
Volunteer hospitals a lifeline in Afghan war
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Kabul - At 02:00, Italian medic Luca Radaelli peeked out of the white gate of the Emergency Hospital, a trauma centre for civilian war victims in Kabul. "I am extremely busy. It's a real mess inside," he said, and vanished back inside the compound,... Read more
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News.com.au
Afghan army officer given Australian awardbreaking news A FEMALE Afghan National Army officer has been awarded the pre
Afghan army officer given Australian award
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
breaking news A FEMALE Afghan National Army officer has been awarded the prestigious Duntroon Sword of Honour. SECOND Lieutenant Zahra Hussaini was presented with the award during a recent ceremony at... Read more
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Perth Now
Afghan officer goes missing in SydneyAN Afghan army officer in Australia for training has gone missing. THE unnamed
Afghan officer goes missing in Sydney
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
AN Afghan army officer in Australia for training has gone missing. THE unnamed soldier was to attend a Defence-sponsored training course at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law under the defence co-operation program. He was last seen in the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Man Fatally Shot by San Diego Officer Held Pen, Not Knife: CityA man shot to death by a San Diego Police officer was holding a pen that the of
Man Fatally Shot by San Diego Officer Held Pen, Not Knife: City
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 16 days ago
A man shot to death by a San Diego Police officer was holding a pen that the officer mistook for a knife before firing his weapon, according to the city of San Diego’s response to a legal complaint. The $20 million complaint, filed by the family of... Read more
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