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World  (tags: education, women, girls, pakistan, taliban, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, middle-east, violence, ethics )

- 1861 days ago -
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One Day of Peace....September 21st   video
World  (tags: One Day of Peace, Peace One Day, September 21, Jeremy Gilley, Afghanistan, Taliban, United Nations, polio, peace, world )

- 1884 days ago -
Here's a crazy idea: Persuade the world to try living in peace for just one day, every September 21. In this energetic, honest talk, Jeremy Gilley tells the story of how this crazy idea became real enough to help millions of kids in war-torn regions.
Apologizing to Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan, taliban, Obama, violence )

- 2092 days ago -
Should the President of the United States have apologized to President Karzai? When we heard that President Obama sent a letter of apology to Afghan President Karzai for the accidental burning of some Korans several questions came to mind.
Gold Worth $1 Trillion Buried in Afghanistan Mountains
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Afghan Ministry of Mines, $1 trillion in gold, mountains, difficut terrain, investors sought, Badakshan, Zarkashan, Balkhab Shaida, Wahidullah Shahrani, Minister of Mines, Taliban )

- 2173 days ago -
A trillion dollars' worth of gold under the hills of war-torn Afghanistan is set to be mined, as the Afghan government starts its tendering process. Four separate projects are up for grabs, to let global companies mine both gold and copper...
Taliban Hang Eight-Year-Old Boy
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, politics, news, AFghanistan, Taliban, child abuse, killing, children, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', war, society )

- 2308 days ago -
Suspected members of the Taliban on Friday hung the 8-year-old son of a local police commander in southern Afghanistan after ordering his father to surrender, according to a news report
400 Inmates, Some Taliban, Escape Afghan Prison
World  (tags: Taliban, Afghan prison, inmates )

- 2400 days ago -
More than 400 inmates -- many of them Taliban insurgents -- escaped from the main prison in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar overnight through an underground tunnel, an official said Monday.
US: FARC, Taliban Are Among Largest Traffickers
World  (tags: US, Taliban, drug-trafficking, anti-narcotics department )

- 2416 days ago -
A top U.S. State Department anti-narcotics official said Thursday that Colombia's leftist rebels and the Taliban are among the world's largest drug-trafficking organizations.Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield said drug-trafficking organizatio
Taliban Kill Village Elders in Grenade Attack
World  (tags: Taliban, militants, Afghan, village elders, grenade )

- 2551 days ago -
Taliban militants killed five Afghan village elders and wounded four others after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at the group's vehicle Wednesday, according to a statement from NATO's International Security Assistance Force.
With Afghan Control By 2014, Obama Sees Combat End - Yahoo! News
World  (tags: portugal, president, obama, troops, major combat, afghanistan, 2014, NATO, Taliban )

- 2554 days ago -
LISBON, Portugal - President Barack Obama on Saturday said for the first time he wants U.S. troops out of major combat in Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the date he and other NATO leaders set for moving Afghans into the lead role in fighting the Taliban.
Mullah Omar Says Afghan Taliban Close to Victory
World  (tags: taliban, afghanistan, us, NATO, war )

- 2627 days ago -
Taliban leader Mullah Omar says his fighters are winning the war in Afghanistan and that the Nato-led campaign has been "a complete failure".In a rare statement, the shadowy leader called on US President Barack Obama to withdraw his troops "unconditional"
US Warns of Threat to Foreign Aid Workers in Pakistan
World  (tags: US, pakistan, taliban, flood, relief, attack, foreigners )

- 2641 days ago -
The Pakistani Taliban are planning to attack foreigners helping with flood relief efforts in the country, a senior US official has warned.
Pakistan Floods Could Give Taliban Time to Regroup
World  (tags: violence, terrorism, Pakistan, Taliban, floods, fear, insurgents, poverty, chaos, army, natural disasters, world, UnitedNations, usa, Refugees&Relief, government )

- 2655 days ago -
The floods ravaging Pakistan are generating fears that Taliban insurgents could regroup amid the chaos and destruction. The country's already anemic economy is expected to weaken, increasing poverty that is a factor in the militancy wracking the country.
New Video Shows Times Square Bomb Suspect Meeting Taliban Leader
World  (tags: taliban, times square, faisal shahzad, bomb, terror )

- 2674 days ago -
Faisal Shahzad, the man behind the failed Times Square bombing plot, is seen in a new video footage along with Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, with the two shaking hands and hugging each other.
Double Standards? Nato's Afghan Errors
World  (tags: double standards, NATO, Afghanistan, civilian deaths, Taliban, Operation Cast Lead )

- 2829 days ago -
Nato and Afghan government forces have recently launched the largest military operation against the Taliban since the beginning of the conflict in Afghanistan in 2001. Like the IDF during Operation Cast Lead, US and British troops face an enemy that ca
UN Committee Seeks Women's Rights in Peace Deal With Taliban
World  (tags: Women's rights, Human rights, Afghanistan, Taliban, Karzai, U.N )

- 2841 days ago -
Any deal between the Afghan government and the Taliban must also include a comprehensive and clear pledge to protect women's human rights in the war tattered country, a United Nations (UN) committee has said.

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