U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies
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U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies

KABUL, Afghanistan (New York Times) — In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory…

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Afghan Man and Woman Given 100 Lashes in Public for Adultery
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Afghan Man and Woman Given 100 Lashes in Public for Adultery

(Reuters) – An Afghan man and woman found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes on…

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Eight Out of 10 Malala Suspects ‘Secretly Acquitted’
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Eight Out of 10 Malala Suspects ‘Secretly Acquitted’

(BBC) – Eight of the 10 men reportedly jailed for the attempted assassination of Pakistani…

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Bergdahl Charges Stoke Fresh Criticism of Prisoner Swap
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Bergdahl Charges Stoke Fresh Criticism of Prisoner Swap

JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The tough military charges against Army…

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Afghan Official: Peace Talks with Taliban in ‘Near Future’
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Afghan Official: Peace Talks with Taliban in ‘Near Future’

  KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Afghan leader said on Monday that his country’s…

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Dozens of Militants Killed in Pakistan in Wake of Taliban Attack on School
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Dozens of Militants Killed in Pakistan in Wake of Taliban Attack on School

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (New York Times) — Military action against the Pakistani Taliban intensified on both…

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141, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan Attack
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141, Mostly Children, Killed in Pakistan Attack

RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — In the deadliest…

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Obama Condemns Deadly Attack on Pakistani School
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Obama Condemns Deadly Attack on Pakistani School

NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned a “horrific…

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UN Report: Drug Cash Turning Taliban Into Wealthy Criminals
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UN Report: Drug Cash Turning Taliban Into Wealthy Criminals

  (BBC) – As NATO retreats from Afghanistan, the Taliban are rolling in cash and…

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U.S. has Always ‘Negotiated’ with Terrorists
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U.S. has Always ‘Negotiated’ with Terrorists

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   I disagree with President Obama’s decision to trade…

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