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The Guardian: Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:15:28 GMT
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Surgeons transplanted penis, scrotum and part of abdominal wallPatient expected to recover urinary and eventually sexual function A veteran who lost his genitals in a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors said Monday he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week. Continue reading...


NYT: After Each Attack He Carried the Wounded. Then He Became a Victim.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:35:27 GMT
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Wakil Hussain Allahdad carrying a wounded girl after an attack by gunmen at a shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2016. He was killed in an attack on Sunday.


The Guardian: Dozens dead in bombing at Kabul voter registration centre

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:01:15 GMT
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Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide attack on ID cards queue that killed at least 57 peopleA suicide bomber has killed at least 57 people and wounded dozens outside a voter registration centre in Kabul, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.The public health ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said another 54 people were wounded in Sunday's attack. Gen Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted hundreds of civilians who were queuing to receive national identification cards to vote in legislative elections scheduled for 20 October. Continue reading...


BBC World: Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills dozens

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:44:02 GMT
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A suicide attack at a voter registration centre in Kabul kills at least 31 people, officials say.


The Guardian: 'It's torturing us': refugee family split between Sydney and Nauru desperate to reunite

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:00:13 GMT
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A Hazara family is divided three ways, with no chance in sight of being together - Sign up to receive the top stories every morning"At the beginning they said we'll transfer you to Darwin and if your treatment takes longer, we'll bring all your children," says Nasreen. "But they lied, and when I realised they lied I was crying and screaming."Nasreen sits in a beige recliner at the edge of her tidy kitchen in Sydney. Her small body is covered with a blanket, her face framed with a scarf. She cries, covering her face with her hands, as she recalls fleeing Afghanistan with her children to follow her husband to Australia, ending up in Nauru and then Sydney – separated from a son and a daughter. Continue reading...


NYT: Trump Administration Seeks to Expand Sales of Armed Drones

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:01:46 GMT
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Drones like the Reaper have been the workhorse and controversial symbol of the fight against insurgents in Afghanistan and the tribal regions of Pakistan.


NYT: Greek Court Upends Rules Limiting Migrants' Movements

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:01:19 GMT
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Asylum seekers from Syria and Afghanistan playing football last month at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.


The Guardian: Family of Afghan man tortured by CIA demands US reveal location of his body

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:00:07 GMT
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Gul Rahman was killed in a secret CIA interrogation facility where he endured being doused with frigid water and shackled naked It took almost 15 years for Gul Rahman's family to receive a direct acknowledgment that he had been killed in a secret CIA interrogation facility in Afghanistan.Now the family is pressing the United States to disclose what happened to his remains. Continue reading...


NYT: Attacks in Afghanistan Leave Dozens Dead and 2 Schools Burned

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:28:52 GMT
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The burned-out girls' high school in Logar Province, Afghanistan, that was attacked on April 11. The school is in the home district of President Ashraf Ghani, about 35 miles from Kabul.


The Guardian: I'm a Tory MP and former soldier. Bombing Syria would make things worse | Bob Seely

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:49:52 GMT
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Assad's use of chemical weapons is despicable. But any move that risks confrontation with Russia carries profound dangerI trust the prime minister. Theresa May's caution is admirable compared with Vladimir Putin's macho conduct or the infantile tweeting of Donald Trump. I also understand that our alliances dictate that she now has to support the US and France – in some way – if action is taken against Bashar al-Assad's regime. They have recently supported the UK over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal.However, serving in military campaigns, as I have done in Afghanistan and Iraq, one sees both the utility and the futility of force. Success lies in recognising the difference.


NYT: Taliban Kill a Governor and Overrun a Government Compound

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:23:08 GMT
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A government compound in Khwaja Umari district, Afghanistan, where an attack by insurgents on Thursday killed at least seven people.


CNN Top Stories: Taliban kills 14 in attack on police HQ

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:03:29 GMT
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Fourteen people including a district governor were killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan's southeastern Ghazni province Thursday, the head of security for the province said.


The Guardian: Syria provides John Bolton with first test as Trump's national security adviser

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:43:24 GMT
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As one of the hawks who led the Bush administration into war in Iraq and Afghanistan, Bolton is unlikely to urge restraint on the presidentAs Donald Trump warned on Monday of an imminent US military response to chemical weapons use in Syria, the new head of his national security team was sitting directly behind him, his bristling white moustache a reminder of earlier American wars. Related: Trump to decide on US response to Syria gas attack 'within 48 hours' Continue reading...


NYT: ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Is Killed in U.S. Airstrike

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:34:30 GMT
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The killing of Qari Hekmatullah, who is standing with a black flag to his left in this video still, led to immediate infighting among rival factions of insurgents, according to Afghan government officials.


NYT: He Killed a Red Cross Worker: "?I Will Go to Hell for What I Did'

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 17:00:10 GMT
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Mohammad Nasim, who since the age of 2 had been treated for polio at the Red Cross orthopedic center in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, killed a therapist there in September. "I don't know what made me do this," he said from prison.


The Guardian: South Sudan, Somalia and Iran excluded from one of Australia's refugee programs

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 18:00:27 GMT
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Democratic Republic of Congo, Afghanistan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Bhutan, Syria and Iraq to be prioritisedHumanitarian migrants from eight countries will be prioritised under one of Australia's refugee resettlement programs, with other nationalities told their applications are highly unlikely to be accepted.The Guardian understands the priority countries are: the Democratic Republic of Congo, Afghanistan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Bhutan, Syria and Iraq. Nationals of several other specific countries that were previously considered for resettlement, such as South Sudan, Somalia and Iran, are now excluded and will not be able to access the program. The move has been condemned by some community leaders as "clear discrimination". Continue reading...


BBC World: Afghanistan air strike 'kills civilians' at religious school

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 19:49:28 GMT
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Air strikes targeted an alleged Taliban gathering at a religious school, but civilians are reported dead.


NYT: Afghan Military Strike Kills at Least 70 at Mosque

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:46:24 GMT
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A man wounded by a military strike at a mosque in Kunduz, Afghanistan, received treatment at a hospital on Monday.


CNN Top Stories: See rare video of nighttime ISIS raid

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 04:04:35 GMT
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Afghan Special Security Forces and US Special Operators killed an ISIS-K commander and another terrorist fighter during a nighttime raid in Afghanistan.






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