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British Museum says smuggled Iraqi and Afghan artefacts will be returned
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British Museum says smuggled Iraqi and Afghan artefacts will be returned

Jul 8th 2019, 10:06 PM 12,894 Views 25 Comments

Some of the works were discovered in 2002 after two badly made wooden crates sent from Pakistan caught the attention of British authorities at Heathrow Airport.

US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army
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US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army

Oct 16th 2013, 9:41 PM 16,580 Views 38 Comments

In a rare, if not unprecedented move, William D Swenson has asked US Army officials to allow him return to active service.

Watch: Obama calls for a fairer economy in State of the Union address
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Watch: Obama calls for a fairer economy in State of the Union address

Jan 25th 2012, 7:07 AM 667 Views 1 Comment

The US president called for higher taxes on the wealthy in a speech which has set the tone for his re-election battle in the autumn.

Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan
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Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan

Jan 19th 2012, 10:15 AM 746 Views 3 Comments

It was the second suicide bombing in as many days in southern Afghanistan, which is the birthplace of the Taliban insurgency.

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident
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US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident

Nov 27th 2011, 9:14 AM 1,317 Views 1 Comment

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered America’s deepest condolences for the loss of 25 Pakistani soldiers.

US 'will not abandon Afghanistan'
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US 'will not abandon Afghanistan'

Oct 20th 2011, 9:53 AM 154 Views 6 Comments

Meeting Afghan leaders in an unannounced trip to Kabul, Hillary Clinton urged Karzai to continue engaging in peace talks with the Tablian.

In numbers: Ten years of the Afghan War
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In numbers: Ten years of the Afghan War

Oct 7th 2011, 11:41 AM 389 Views 4 Comments

Check out TheJournal.ie’s overview of the decade that has passed since the US invasion of Afghanistan.

Ten years on US still doesn't know how to end Afghan conflict, says top commander
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Ten years on US still doesn't know how to end Afghan conflict, says top commander

Oct 7th 2011, 9:14 AM 221 Views 9 Comments

The former commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan says that the Iraq invasion complicated the Afghan conflict by turning public opinion.

In numbers: the US military campaign in Afghanistan
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In numbers: the US military campaign in Afghanistan

Jun 22nd 2011, 11:20 AM 318 Views 0 Comments

An overview of the facts and figures from the US decade-long campaign in Afghanistan.

The exit begins: 10,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan within a year
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The exit begins: 10,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan within a year

Jun 22nd 2011, 10:12 AM 336 Views 3 Comments

A decade on, the US president is expected to announce this evening that thousands of American troops will be pulled out of the Afghan war by summer 2012.

Helicopter crash makes 2010 worst year in Afghan War
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Helicopter crash makes 2010 worst year in Afghan War

Sep 21st 2010, 11:11 AM 134 Views 0 Comments

Elections could help coalition forces determine how much longer they’ll keep troops in Afghanistan as death toll mounts.

Al-Qaeda, Taliban security threat exaggerated: report
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Al-Qaeda, Taliban security threat exaggerated: report

Sep 8th 2010, 3:30 PM 304 Views 0 Comments

International body says a new plan is needed for Afghanistan as current focus is out of proportion.

Karzai warns US pullout deadline could be a boost for Taliban
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Karzai warns US pullout deadline could be a boost for Taliban

Aug 28th 2010, 12:42 PM 211 Views 0 Comments

The Afghan leader says that setting a deadline for US withdrawal simply gives the Taliban a date to work towards.

Murdered medics gave lift to hitch-hiking gunman
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Murdered medics gave lift to hitch-hiking gunman

Aug 15th 2010, 4:49 PM 255 Views 0 Comments

Survivor speaks of deaths of international aid team in Afghanistan over a week ago.

Afghan civilian deaths up by a third
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Afghan civilian deaths up by a third

Aug 10th 2010, 12:00 PM 160 Views 0 Comments

Taliban behind increase in casualties.

Eight aid workers killed in Afghanistan
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Eight aid workers killed in Afghanistan

Aug 7th 2010, 10:33 AM 247 Views 0 Comments

Taliban kills foreign workers for being “Christian missionaries”.

Taliban aims to improve public relations
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Taliban aims to improve public relations

Aug 5th 2010, 5:19 PM 144 Views 0 Comments

Militants urged to avoid killing and robbing civilians under new code of conduct.

US uncover proof of WikiLeaks informant
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US uncover proof of WikiLeaks informant

Jul 31st 2010, 12:59 PM 103 Views 0 Comments

Afghan bus struck by roadside bomb
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Afghan bus struck by roadside bomb

Jul 28th 2010, 4:21 PM 110 Views 0 Comments

The War Logs: Rules of engagement in Afghanistan
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The War Logs: Rules of engagement in Afghanistan

Jul 26th 2010, 11:57 AM 448 Views 1 Comment

The largest leaked military report in intelligence history exposes alarming truths about the war in Afghanistan.