# afghanistan - Today’s News
# 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.”
# afghanistan - Saturday 18 April, 2015
More than 100 people were wounded.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 14 April, 2015
When it comes to travel visas anyway. Not all nations have it so easy though…
# afghanistan - Saturday 11 April, 2015
The Taliban had demanded the release of some of their colleagues in government custody.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
Almost two dozen people have been arrested, and a similar number of police questioned.
# afghanistan - Sunday 22 March, 2015
The 27-year-old’s family deny she was involved.
# afghanistan - Saturday 17 January, 2015
Phil Simmons’ side need to beat Scotland on Monday to win the Dubai Tri-series.
# afghanistan - Thursday 1 January, 2015
WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.
# afghanistan - Sunday 28 December, 2014
About 3,500 foreign troops – mostly from the US – were killed during the $1 trillion campaign.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
# afghanistan - Saturday 20 December, 2014
This moves Obama closer to his goal of closing the military jail.
# afghanistan - Monday 1 December, 2014
A new report has detailed incidents across the world.
# afghanistan - Sunday 23 November, 2014
WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.
# afghanistan - Saturday 22 November, 2014
Questions have been raised over the triple-lock system in the Dáil recently.
# afghanistan - Monday 20 October, 2014
The shocking footage is included in a BBC documentary to be broadcast tonight.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.
# afghanistan - Sunday 7 September, 2014
There were angry protests outside the court as the case sparked outrage.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 2 September, 2014
The fly-past of two US war planes was no doubt great entertainment for many, but it also trivialises the brutal machinery of war.
# afghanistan - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.