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Vatican City at High Risk for Attack

Vatican City at High Risk for Attack

A group of eighteen Islamic extremists, allegedly motivated by the Al Qaeda, were arrested on Friday by the Italian police in an effort to stop an attack on Vatican City. According to police, each arrested individual was either Pakistani or Afghani. Wiretaps were able to prove that Vatican City was at an extremely high risk […]

Taliban Militants Attack Afghan Court, Eight Killed, Sixty Injured

Taliban Militants Attack Afghan Court, Eight Killed, Sixty Injured

Militants have killed eight people and injured 60 others in an attack in Afghanistan’s northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Thursday. The militants stormed a court armed with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns and opened fire on the public. The militants, who been identified as the Taliban, have increased their assaults, mostly on government targets, following the […]

Suicide Bomber Kills 17, Injures 50 in Khost, Afghanistan

Suicide Bomber Kills 17, Injures 50 in Khost, Afghanistan

A suicide bomber detonated a bomb strapped to himself in the middle of an anti-government corruption in the eastern province of Khost, Afghanistan on Thursday, killing 17 people and injuring over 50 more. According to government officials, the explosion caused by the suicide bomber was near the area where the provincial officials were located. In […]

Conflicts Lead to Power Outage in Afghanistan

Conflicts Lead to Power Outage in Afghanistan

Afghan citizens have once again found themselves caught in the middle of the skirmish between the country’s military forces and the Taliban. This time, the conflicts have led to power outages in the Helmand and Kandahar provinces of Afghanistan. Both provinces already having severely limited electricity access as it is, having to mostly rely on […]

Afghan Woman Burnt to Death, Vigils to Be Held

Afghan Woman Burnt to Death, Vigils to Be Held

In a most horrifying incident, an Afghan woman was brutally beaten and set ablaze in Kabul, Afghanistan. Reports say the woman was killed because she allegedly burnt the pages of the holy Qur’an. Violence against women has been frequently taking different shapes and is nothing new in Afghanistan, a country laden with stringent religious values […]

U.S. Drone Bombs Afghanistan as Obama and Ghani Talk Partnership

U.S. Drone Bombs Afghanistan as Obama and Ghani Talk Partnership

A U.S. drone bombed Afghanistan just hours before the United States President Barack Obama and the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani issued a joint statement about partnership between the two nations. The statement was issued after Ghani’s visit to the White House ended after a series of meetings Tuesday, March 24. It has been reported that […]

Winds of Social Change in Afghanistan Through Sara Bahai

Winds of Social Change in Afghanistan Through Sara Bahai

After more than a decade of bloodied war, Afghanistan just might we witnessing winds of social change. The country has been so torn by war that it might have moved backwards in time. The social order in Afghanistan is now as male centric, male dominated, and patriarchal as it ever was. However change in social […]

Bombing Attack Kills Five in Afghanistan

Bombing Attack Kills Five in Afghanistan

On Thursday, individuals in Kabul, Afghanistan, were caught off guard when a suicide bomber ignited a bomb that resulted in the death of five people. A car that was ridden with explosives was detonated as a foreign embassy convoy passed by the 9th District in Kabul, Afghanistan. The bomb is said to have killed one British citizen, […]

President Barack Obama Extends Troops Stay in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama Extends Troops Stay in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama signed an order that authorizes a mission that will keep the U.S. military in Afghanistan into 2015. Specifically the order allows American forces to proceed with missions against any militant group that is threatening the Afghan government or American troops. Included in this order is the approval of using American jets, drones […]

Kabul Suicide Bomber Kills Officer and Wounds Six

Kabul Suicide Bomber Kills Officer and Wounds Six

In Kabul, Afghanistan, a suicide bomber is reportedly responsible, according to news which was broken by BBC News, of killing at least one officer and wounding six others when he blew himself up. This incident took place early on Sunday morning, according to officials in the capital of Afghanistan. Chief of police General Mohammad Zahir […]

Newly Elected Afghanistan President Agrees to Security Agreement With U.S.

Newly Elected Afghanistan President Agrees to Security Agreement With U.S.

Newly elected Afghanistan President, Ashraf Ghani reportedly agreed to an overdue security agreement with the U.S. on Tuesday, September 30. The news comes a day after Ghani was sworn in as Afghanistan’s president. The security agreement ensures that both NATO and U.S. troops will not have to withdraw from the country by year’s end. USA […]

Seven Killed, 21 Wounded in Afghan Suicide Bomber Attacks

Seven Killed, 21 Wounded in Afghan Suicide Bomber Attacks

Wednesday morning, two suicide bombers attacked two buses, in Kabul, Afghanistan that were transporting a number of Afghan army troops. The first suicide bomber targeted a bus full of National Army officers and was successful in killing seven people and wounding 15 others. The second suicide bomber positioned himself in front of the second bus […]

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