Feed: The Guardian | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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...
Feed: The Guardian | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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...
Feed: The Guardian | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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...
Feed: The Guardian | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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...
Feed: NYT | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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.
Feed: The Guardian | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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.
Feed: CNN Top Stories | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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.
Feed: The Guardian | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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...
Feed: NYT | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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.
Feed: NYT | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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.
Feed: The Guardian | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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...
Feed: CNN Top Stories | Search phrase: afghanistan | 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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