Showing posts with label Afghanistan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Afghanistan. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

China refuses to apologise over gruesome Australia soldier post | Al Jazeera

China refuses to apologise over gruesome Australia soldier post


China has refused to apologise for a controversial image depicting an Australia soldier cutting the throat of an Afghan child as New Zealand became the latest country to voice its criticism of the doctored picture, which was posted to social media by a foreign ministry spokesman.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Australian PM calls for top army officers to share blame for Afghan war crimes - Global Times

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for senior defence force officers to be held accountable for war crimes allegedly committed by soldiers in Afghanistan.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Pompeo meets Taliban, Afghan govt negotiators in Qatar | THE DAILY STAR

Taliban negotiation teams

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met negotiators from the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha Saturday, amid signs of progress in their talks as Washington speeds up its withdrawal.

At least 8 dead, 31 injured in rocket attack on center of Kabul | Agencia EFE

At least eight people were killed and 31 injured Saturday when about two-dozen mortar rounds were fired into the center of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Australia finds evidence of war crimes in Afghanistan inquiry | Al Jazeera

Australia said on Thursday that its special forces were suspected of being responsible for 39 unlawful killings in Afghanistan, as it released a long-awaited report into alleged war crimes committed in the South Asian nation.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Australia appoints special investigator over alleged war crimes | Al Jazeera

Australia will appoint a special investigator to determine whether to prosecute members of the country’s military for alleged war crimes committed in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, as the country prepared for the release of a four-year inquiry into the allegations.

Monday, November 2, 2020

At least 19 dead after 6-hour siege at Afghanistan university - UPI.com

A militant attack that lasted for hours at a university in Afghanistan's capital on Monday has killed nearly two dozen people, authorities said.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Death Toll From Kabul Suicide Attack Rises to 30, 70 Injured - Sputnik International

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack near an education center in the Afghan capital has gone up to 30, while at least 70 have been injured, a security source told Sputnik.

Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan | Al Jazeera

Afghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al-Qaeda leader who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Most Wanted Terrorists list, according to Afghanistan’s intelligence service.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Australian Forces Executed Afghan Prisoner for Lack of Space in Helicopter - Tasnim News Agency

Australian special forces have been accused of killing an unarmed, bound prisoner in cold blood, as a four-year probe into alleged war crimes committed by Aussie troops in Afghanistan nears its end.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Afghan government resumes offensive against Taliban after ceasefire ends

Afghan government resumes offensive against Talibans
The Afghanistan president announced security forces would resume operations against the Taliban after the government's ceasefire, which began on Jun. 12, ended on Saturday.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban; UN urges both sides to work towards lasting peace

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the UN mission in Afghanistan welcomed on Saturday the Afghan Government’s extension of the unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban, amid an outpouring of support for the truce from war-weary people all across the country.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Head of Pakistani Taliban killed in airstrike, Afghan Defense Ministry says

Head of Pakistani Taliban killed in airstrike
The leader of the Pakistani Taliban was killed in an airstrike by the United States in eastern Afghanistan, near the border with Pakistan, Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said on Friday.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Australian special ops 'disregarded humanity', committed 'horrendous' acts in Afghanistan

Australian special ops 'disregarded humanity', committed 'horrendous' acts in Afghanistan
Soldiers from Australia's elite Special Air Service (SAS) allegedly committed war crimes in Afghanistan, according to a leaked military inquiry. The document notes "violence" and a "disregard for human life" by servicemen.

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