Food Gunmen Assault Health professionals Without Borders Clinic In Afghanistan, Officers Say

Food Gunmen Assault Health professionals Without Borders Clinic In Afghanistan, Officers Say

KABUL (Reuters) ― Gunmen attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday where the international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders runs a maternity clinic, officials said. There was no immediate information about any casualties in the attack on the Dasht-e-Barchi Hospital, or any claim of responsibility but the Taliban said they were not…
Food Medal of Honor Receiver Who Saved Life All through Ambush in Afghanistan Dies of Most cancers, Age 41

Food Medal of Honor Receiver Who Saved Life All through Ambush in Afghanistan Dies...

(WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.) — Former Army Staff Sgt. Ronald Shurer II, who received the Medal of Honor in 2018 for braving heavy gunfire to save lives in Afghanistan, has died of cancer. He was 41. Miranda Shurer said her husband died Thursday in Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. She said he was diagnosed with cancer…
Food Afghan President and Rival Announce Electricity-Sharing Offer Immediately after Each Claim Victory in Election

Food Afghan President and Rival Announce Electricity-Sharing Offer Immediately after Each Claim Victory in...

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and political rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing agreement, two months after both declared themselves the winner of last September’s presidential election, Ghani’s spokesman said Sunday. The political deal would see Ghani remain president of the war-torn nation, tweeted his spokesman Sediq Sediqqi. The deal also calls for…
Food US troop pullout from Afghanistan in advance of program

Food US troop pullout from Afghanistan in advance of program

Kabul (AFP) - The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan is considerably ahead of schedule, an official told AFP on Wednesday, as President Donald Trump reiterated calls for the Pentagon to bring troops home.The developments came as questions loomed over the next phase of Afghanistan's long war following a historic, three-day ceasefire that led to a…
Food All-Woman Robotics Staff In Afghanistan Operates On Low-Price Ventilator … With Vehicle Pieces

Food All-Woman Robotics Staff In Afghanistan Operates On Low-Price Ventilator … With Vehicle Pieces

Elham Mansoori, member of Afghan Dreamers, an all-girls robotics team in Afghanistan, works on their prototype of a ventilator. The Digital Citizen Fund hide caption toggle caption The Digital Citizen Fund In Afghanistan, a group of teenage girls are trying to build a mechanized, hand-operated ventilator for coronavirus patients, using a design from M.I.T. and…
Food We dropped the war in Afghanistan — time to appear home

Food We dropped the war in Afghanistan — time to appear home

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Food Exceptional: U.S. troop toughness in Afghanistan down to near to 8,600 ahead of timetable – U.S. and NATO officials

Food Exceptional: U.S. troop toughness in Afghanistan down to near to 8,600 ahead of...

WASHINGTON/MUMBAI (Reuters) - U.S. troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban militants in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, U.S. and NATO officials said. FILE PHOTO: Afghan children celebrate in anticipation of the U.S-Taliban agreement to allow a…
Food Afghanistan: Taliban prisoner release amid Eid al-Fitr ceasefire – BBC News

Food Afghanistan: Taliban prisoner release amid Eid al-Fitr ceasefire – BBC News

Image copyright Afghan government handout Image caption These Taliban prisoners were released last month in line with a US-Taliban peace deal Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has announced the release of up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners, after the Islamist group proposed a ceasefire.The announcement came shortly after the Taliban agreed the surprise three-day truce with Mr…
Food Afghanistan: Rival leaders Ghani and Abdullah in power-sharing deal

Food Afghanistan: Rival leaders Ghani and Abdullah in power-sharing deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch Afghanistan's old political rivals sign a deal in KabulAfghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah have signed a power-sharing deal, ending months of political uncertainty.Mr Ghani will stay on as president while both men will choose an equal number of ministers.Dr Abdullah will lead…
Food Afghanistan govt to free 900 prisoners Taliban could increase truce

Food Afghanistan govt to free 900 prisoners Taliban could increase truce

The Afghan government said it would free 900 prisoners on Tuesday, its single largest prisoner release since the U.S. and the Taliban signed a peace deal earlier this year that spells out an exchange of detainees between the warring sides. The announcement came as a three-day cease-fire with the insurgents draws to an end. The…