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Bomb Explodes Inside Shop Market

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Authorities say a bomb has exploded at a market in northern Afghanistan, killing nine people, including a local official. The M...

UN: Civilian Deaths In Afghanistan Fall 20 Percent

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | World

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 | World
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 | World
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 | World
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...

Graphic Shows Complexity Of US Counterinsurgency In Afghanistan

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

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...

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

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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...

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. ...

Pakistan Asks US To End Missile Attacks

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least two soldiers in the Pakistani part of Kashmir. Two security officials said the a...

Afghan Dad Kills Daughter To Protect Honor

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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 | World

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...