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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

President Trump Helps Terrorism In Afghanistan, Taliban Leader Says

More civilian casualties lead to a higher number of Taliban recruits, experts and Taliban leaders agree......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 21st, 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

Nov inflation likely breached RBI"s 4% target on rising food prices: Poll

Wholesale prices are expected to have risen 3.78% last month from a year earlier, compared to a 3.59% rise in October.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 11th, 2017

In One Corner of Afghanistan, America Is Beating Islamic State

The war in Afghanistan may be at a stalemate, but in Achin, along the border with Pakistan, the U.S. and its Afghan allies this year have liberated local farms and villages......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 10th, 2017

Futures trading brings bitcoin into mainstream

The currency has risen more than 1,500 per cent this year, and about 85 per cent just in the past two weeks, driven largely by demand from individual investors.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 9th, 2017

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 8th, 2017

Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared, but What Comes Next?

The value of a single Bitcoin has risen 1,500 percent this year. Traditional financial institutions and a dose of irrationality are fueling the boom......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 8th, 2017

News organizations examine West Coast homelessness

Homelessness has risen significantly on America's West Coast, causing the national homeless population to increase this year for the first time since 2010......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 7th, 2017

Amazon Strikes Again: CVS To Buy Aetna For $69BN In Year"s Largest Deal, "Reshaping Health Care"

A deal that was months in the making is finally official, with Aetna's board of directors approving on Sunday the health insurer’s sale to drugstore chain operator CVS Health Corp for approximately $207 per share in cash and stock, in a deal worth.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 3rd, 2017