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International Assistance Mission

"Off the Map" Is Off the Mark

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MP Nunan

I've got a litmus test for whether a film or television show focusing on aid-workers, journalists or policy wonks is going to be a worthy representati...

Sole Survivor Of Taliban Attack On Medical Team Recounts Assault

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — One of the gunmen who killed 10 charitable health workers in northern Afghanistan hitched a ride with the medical team shor...

REVEALED: Afghanistan Aid Workers' Last Moments

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The first sign of danger was the crackle of gunfire over their heads. Ten gunmen, their faces covered, rushed toward terrif...

Christian Aid Group 'Wants To Stay' In Afghanistan Despite Killings

Religion News Service | Anto Akkara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Anto Akkara Religion news Service (RNS/ENInews) The International Assistance Mission has rejected Taliban claims that 10 staffers from the Christi...

Brian Carderelli Dead: James Madison University Grad Among Those Killed In Afghanistan

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AKRON, Pa. — A Mennonite aid group in Pennsylvania denied Monday that a member killed with nine others during a medical mission in Afghanistan h...

Victims Of Afghan Massacre Gave Years Of Service

AP | KRISTEN WYATT and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — One gave up a lucrative practice to give free dental care to children who had never seen a toothbrush. Others had devoted w...

6 Americans Killed In Afghanistan, Part Of Medical Team

AP | KATHY GANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — They hiked for more than 10 hours over rugged mountains – unarmed and without security – to bring medical care ...