Afghanistan

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Published 18/10/2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller escaped unhurt after a burst of gunfire in the governor’s compound in [more…]

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Published 07/10/2018

LONDON Oct 8 (Reuters) - Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to [more…]

EMA committee recommends restrictions on fluoroquinolone, quinolone…

EMA committee recommends restrictions on fluoroquinolone, quinolone…

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency’s risk assessment committee has recommended restrictions on the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics fluoroquinolone and quinolone following a review of [more…]

Trump administration to take tough stance against International…

Trump administration to take tough stance against International…

Published 10/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court, threatening sanctions against ICC judges if they [more…]

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Published 05/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will join the State Department as an adviser on Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]

Tajik or Russian plane bombs Afghan border area, six dead: Afghan…

Tajik or Russian plane bombs Afghan border area, six dead: Afghan…

Published 27/08/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A Tajik or Russian aircraft bombed a northeastern Afghan border district during a clash between gunmen and Tajik border guards, and six [more…]

Taliban kidnap dozens from buses in Afghanistan’s north, official says

Taliban kidnap dozens from buses in Afghanistan’s north, official says

Published 20/08/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents kidnapped dozens of passengers after stopping three buses in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province, a government official said on Monday. Esmatullah [more…]

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

Published 30/07/2018

SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remembers the day the head of a local Islamic State [more…]

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

Published 10/07/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 12 people, including several children, on Tuesday, in an attack in the eastern city [more…]

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Published 02/07/2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An explosion hit the center of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people, including several [more…]