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Afghanistan: UN mission expresses grave concern at high civilian casualties in Helmand

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The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Sunday expressed its grave concern at the recent escalation of violence in Helmand province, which reportedly claimed the lives of at least 25 civilians, mostly women and children, and injured many more. On 9 and 10 February, international military forces conducted airstrikes in Helmand’s Sangin District reportedly […]

Afghanistan: UN condemns deadly suicide attack in Kabul near Supreme Court

The United Nations condemned on Tuesday’s suicide attack outside the Supreme Court complex in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and stressed that those behind the deadly bombing must be held to account. “We express our condolences to the families of the victims and convey our solidarity to the Government and people of Afghanistan,” said a statement […]

Afghanistan avalanche deaths: Pakistan condoles loss of lives

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The Pakistan government on Monday condoled the loss of more than hundred lives and massive damage to property due to recent avalanches that have hit various provinces of Afghanistan. “We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families of the victims of these incidents and pray for the early recovery of the injured,” read a statement […]

Discovery series captures first-eye view of modern warfare in Afghanistan

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Experienced a war like a solider? With its new series TAKING FIRE – LIVE FROM AFGANISTAN, Discovery will bring viewers into the hearts and minds of soldiers, a captivating experience like nothing ever seen on film. For the first-time ever, TAKING FIRE – LIVE FROM AFGANISTAN provides viewers with an inside-look at the Afghanistan War […]