The War in Afghanistan (or the American war in Afghanistan) is the period in which the United States invaded Afghanistan after the September 11 attacks. Supported initially by close allies, they were later joined by NATO beginning in 2003. It followed the Afghan Civil War's 1996–2001 phase. Its public aims were to dismantle al-Qaeda and to deny it a safe base of operations in Afghanistan by removing the Taliban from power. Key allies, including the United Kingdom, supported the U.S. from the start to the end of the phase. This phase of the War is the longest war in United States history.
Afghanis-tan(あふがにすタン,Afuganisu-tan, see note on name below) or Afghanistan is a Japanese yonkomamanga, originally published as a webcomic, by Timaking (ちまきing). It is also the name of the heroine of the manga. The manga is nicknamed Afgan(あふがん,Afugan)
... forces and the possibility of Indian firms investing in Afghanistan, especially in sectors such as mining. Though there have been some investments in Afghanistan’s mining sector, these have been affected by “uncertainties which are only increasing, not decreasing”, he said.
The foreign secretary said that it would be difficult to say how things would work out in Afghanistan... Shringla's remarks came in response to a question on how safe it will be for Indian companies to invest in the mining sector in Afghanistan in view of the withdrawal of US troops by September 11.
Afghanistan’s local media report that at least 100 members of the Taliban militant group and about 80 Afghan soldiers have been killed during clashes in a time span of 24 hours across the country ...Violence has surged across Afghanistan as a result ... Gunmen kill ten people at a mine-clearing compound in northern Afghanistan.
Afghanistan and Pakistan are the only two countries in the world where polio remains endemic, but efforts to stamp out the virus are hampered by war and suspicion ...Islamic State group also claimed responsibility last week for a raid on a British de-mining charity ... Shaharzad Akbar, the head of Afghanistan's independent human rights commission, said.
Five polio vaccinators have been shot dead and several others injured by gunmen in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province, officials say ...Gunmen kill three female health workers in Afghanistan ... Last week, 10 employees working for the HALO Trust mine-clearing organization were killed in northern Afghanistan.
JALALABAD, Afghanistan. At least five polio workers were shot dead in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, in the area’s second attacks on vaccinators in less than three months ...Last week 10 people working for the HALO Trust mine-clearing organization were shot dead in northern Afghanistan.
At least five polio workers were shot dead in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, in the area's second attacks on vaccinators in less than three months ...Last week 10 people working for the HALO Trust mine-clearing organisation were shot dead in northern Afghanistan.
Sometimes when a ball comes his way, “We yell, ‘Two hands!’ “ said left fielder CodyRice, who stepped on a mine in Afghanistan and is a below-the-knee amputee ... “You crack a joke and you become human again,” said Wege, a retired Marine whose vehicle was hit by an IED in 2009 in Afghanistan.