# afghanistan - Today’s News
# afghanistan - Sunday 22 May, 2016
The strike took place “in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border area.”
# afghanistan - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
John Connors, 21, is alleged to have taken part in an assault on two Afghan brothers and their nephew in Ballinteer last Thursday night.
# afghanistan - Sunday 8 May, 2016
The men are reported to have told the family: “Go back to your own country”.
# afghanistan - Monday 11 April, 2016
A clip of the exchange has sparked angry reaction online.
# afghanistan - Friday 1 April, 2016
A TV channel for the US military even contacted the Pentagon to ask about it.
# afghanistan - Monday 21 March, 2016
The man said he had been forced to work for a Taliban commander as a translator.
# afghanistan - Saturday 19 March, 2016
In a country where women sports players remain a taboo, Afghan boxer Sadaf Rahimi is thriving in the ring.
# afghanistan - Sunday 6 March, 2016
Tens of thousands of unaccompanied Afghan minors sought asylum in Europe last year. Many of them are now spread out in special shelters across the continent.
# afghanistan - Thursday 25 February, 2016
# afghanistan - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.
# afghanistan - Wednesday 20 January, 2016
Reza Gul, 20, was rushed to hospital after her husband attacked her with a pocket knife.
# afghanistan - Saturday 9 January, 2016
Bullets shot into the air are still deadly.
# afghanistan - Friday 1 January, 2016
Three people were wounded by the attack, which the Taliban claimed responsibility for.
# afghanistan - Sunday 27 December, 2015
The Iraqi war has cost the US in the region of $1.64 billion.
# afghanistan - Thursday 10 December, 2015
At least 50 people, mainly civilians, were killed in the attack.
# afghanistan - Wednesday 9 December, 2015
The girl and her ‘husband’ were seeking asylum.
# afghanistan - Wednesday 2 December, 2015
Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri has been detained at the camp without charge.
# afghanistan - Thursday 19 November, 2015
Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.
# afghanistan - Saturday 14 November, 2015
Gender equality is enshrined in the Afghan constitution, but the idea of a woman driver is still seen as controversial, provocative and even immoral.
# afghanistan - Sunday 8 November, 2015
At least 30 people were killed, including 13 staff members, 10 patients and seven unrecognisable bodies yet to be identified.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 3 November, 2015
The killing happened in a Taliban-controlled area of Afghanistan.
# afghanistan - Monday 2 November, 2015
United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 27 October, 2015
The magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India yesterday.
# afghanistan - Wednesday 14 October, 2015
The American Civil Liberties Union says the song My Love was played along with heavy-metal to break down prisoners.
# afghanistan - Sunday 11 October, 2015
President Barack Obama has apologised to the charity, admitting the attack was a mistake.
# afghanistan - Monday 5 October, 2015
Medecins Sans Frontieres are calling the attack a ‘war crime’.
# afghanistan - Sunday 4 October, 2015
12 Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) staff members were killed in the attack.
# afghanistan - Saturday 3 October, 2015
The charity says Washington was fully appraised of the hospital’s location in advance of the strike.
# afghanistan - Monday 21 September, 2015
Troops were reportedly instructed to “look the other way” in cases of abuse, even when it took place on military bases.
# afghanistan - Saturday 12 September, 2015
Migrants are travelling huge distances even before they reach the Mediterranean and the harrowing voyage across.
# afghanistan - Saturday 22 August, 2015
The cafés along the beach-front in the popular sun spot have become an unlikely first port of call for thousands of refugees.
# afghanistan - Saturday 8 August, 2015
Over 50 people have been killed in the attacks.
# afghanistan - Saturday 1 August, 2015
Almost two hundred children have been injured by toys guns.
# afghanistan - Wednesday 29 July, 2015
Mullah Omar died in 2013 but the Taliban have recently released quotes in his name.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 28 July, 2015
The man claims to have travelled as a stowaway for three months before ending up at the side of the M7 motorway near Naas, Co Kildare.
# afghanistan - Monday 27 July, 2015
The victims were all male guests at the wedding aged between 14 and 60.
# afghanistan - Sunday 10 May, 2015
It’s the cash crop for the Taliban – and it’s about to get even scarier.
# afghanistan - Thursday 23 April, 2015
“On behalf of the United States government, I offer our deepest apologies to the families.”