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UN: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan from US air strikes have risen more than 50% since last year

U.S. Air Force/Getty ImagesKABUL (Reuters) - Civilian casualties from Afghan and American air strikes have risen more than 50 percent since last year, the United Nations said on Thursday, as troops increase attacks on militants under a new strategy announ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Civilian casualties from air strikes in Afghanistan increased by 50 percent following Trump"s new strategy

U.S. Air Force/Getty ImagesKABUL (Reuters) - C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Afghanistan"s Capital More Dangerous Than Helmand Province, U.N. Says

Afghanistan’s capital is the country’s most dangerous place, according to a United Nations midyear report on civilian casualties, that showed deaths and injuries in the war-ravaged country remained near record levels documented last year......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 17th, 2017

U.N. Report Says Civilian Casualties Rising in Afghanistan

More than 11,400 civilians were killed or injured in Afghanistan last year, according to a United Nations report released Monday, a record high amid rising armed clashes between the country’s coalition-backed government forces and the Taliban.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 6th, 2017

Mission Accomplished? Civilian Casualties In Afghanistan Are Mounting

A massive Truck bomb shook the center of Kabul, killing at least 80 and injuring up to 400 civilians on Wednesday. Attacks against civilians have been on the rise in recent years, causing more .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 4th, 2017

Trump"s Attack on Syria Killed Four Children, State News Agency Claims

Syria's state news agency has said that there were a number of civilian casualties from United States missile strikes......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 7th, 2017

Under Trump, U.S. Military Has Allegedly Killed Over 1,000 Civilians in Iraq, Syria in March

The U.S. is now responsible for more strikes leading to civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria than Russia is......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 31st, 2017

Afghan Woman Gang-Raped After Fleeing Abusive Husband: Report

Afghan civilian casualties reached a 15-year high in 2016, according to the U.N......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 9th, 2017

Afghan civilian casualties hit record high in 2016: UN

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said there were 11,418 civilian casualties, an increase of three per cent over 2015......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 6th, 2017

Drone Strikes Under Obama Killed up to 117 Civilians Worldwide, Intelligence Report Claims

Rights groups say the Obama administration has downplayed the number of civilian casualties......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 20th, 2017

The US isn"t getting out of Afghanistan anytime soon

REUTERS/Josh SmithKABUL (Reuters) - American air strikes in Afghanistan this year have already significantly surpassed the total number conducted in 2015, a stark indicator of the United States' struggle to extricate itself from the conflict and stick to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 26th, 2016

Fresh airstrikes on ISIS in Syria "may have resulted in civilian casualties" according to the Pentagon

© AFP/File Joseph Eid Washington (AFP) - The Pentagon said it launched various strikes on Islamic State group forces in Syria over the past several days, including hits on some targets that "may have resulted in civilian casualties."    The inc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2016

Thirteen Daesh militants killed in Nangarhar airstrikes in Afghanistan

So far, no civilian casualties have been reported.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 10th, 2016

Diwali 2017: Delhi fire department gets over 200 calls; no casualties

Last year, over 300 calls related to fire incidents were received.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard2 hr. 3 min. ago

8 civilians injured as Pak troops shell villages along LoC

Eight civilians, including a two year-old girl, were injured today when Pakistani troops shelled civilian hamlets and forward posts along the Line of Control in the Poonch and Rajouri districts of J........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 18th, 2017

Trump Targets ISIS In Yemen For First Time With Strikes on Training Camps

The militant group has seized upon the instability in Yemen, where a two-year civil war rages on......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 17th, 2017

US troops are preparing Afghan soldiers for an aggressive offensive against the Taliban

Thomson Reuters US military troops in Afghanistan have begun working with smaller Afghan units to prepare them for a more aggressive offensive against the Taliban next year in a push to break the stalemate in the 16-year-old war, the top US commander.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

Syrians Caught in Crossfire as Fight Against ISIS Heats Up

Civilian casualties have spiked in the frenzied battles to drive Islamic State from the oil-rich Syrian province of Deir Ezzour, where U.S.-led forces and the Russian-backed regime are fighting the extremists, say activists and human-rights groups......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 13th, 2017

Sept retail inflation at 6-month high on GST, public sector pay rise: Poll

Consumer inflation is forecast to have risen to 3.60 percent in September from a year ago.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 11th, 2017

Apple strikes deal with Stephen Spielberg to revive TV show Amazing Stories

Apple is set to invest nearly $1 billion in acquiring and producing original TV shows over the next year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 11th, 2017

Hurricanes force mortgage rates to climb to highest in months

Mortgage rates have risen to levels not seen since late July, though they remain a bargain compared to the peaks seen earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 7th, 2017