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UN: Civilian Deaths In Afghanistan Fall 20 Percent

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

By Jack Kimball KABUL, May 11 (Reuters) - After five years of rising deaths, civilian casualties in Afghanistan dropped 20 percent in ...

From Bamiyan to Gaza: You're Not Alone

Kathy Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kathy Kelly

A week ago, at the small guest house where friends and I stayed while visiting Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers (AYPV) in Bamiyan, eight of us huddled ar...

Taliban Leaders Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amnesty International

By Rafia Zakaria, Country Specialist at Amnesty International USA Sanam Gul was a widow, 35 years old and pregnant. According to news reports she wa...

One in Three Killed By Drones in Pakistan Is a Civilian

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Derrick Crowe

A new report from the New America Foundation states that one of every three people killed in the U.S.'s not-so-secret drone war in Pakistan is a civil...

Taliban YouTube Channel: Group Creates YouTube Channel To Spread Propaganda (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The enemy in Afghanistan has discovered YouTube. CNN's Fareed Zakaria briefly reported on the Taliban's foray into new media during his show on Su...

Graphic Shows Complexity Of US Counterinsurgency In Afghanistan

Checkpoint Kabul | McClatchy | Dion Nissenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For a good example of how difficult it will be for the US military to regain the momentum in Afghanistan, check out this graphic on the military count...

Volunteering Time and Talent in Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We asked you, our readers, to submit your stories of volunteerism and community service, and you've delivered stories of doing good across the globe. ...

Afghan Dad Kills Daughter To Protect Honor

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Afghanistan) - AN AFGHAN man shot dead his adult daughter and her boyfriend, who were both engaged to other people, after finding them...

Pakistani Festival Dancers Banned By Religious Group (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An annual Spring festival in Pakistan's Sindh province has been cut short, from 10 days to only three, following threats from a Taliban affiliate grou...