Afghan detainees are escorted by a U.S. Army soldier during ...
Dec 1st, 2011
(Reuters) - Afghan detainees are escorted by a U.S. Army soldier during their transfer in Forward Operating Base (FOB) Shank in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan December 1, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY) -
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Hard-line Islamist students protested in the Afghan capital demanding the repeal of a presidential decree for women's rights that they say is un-Islamic. It was the latest sign of a backlash against the legal protections passed in the 12 years since the toppling of the Taliban regime known for its harsh treatment of w... [Full Article]
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's prime minister has ordered a shake-up of his military command after a weeklong spike of militant attacks that has killed nearly 300 people, by far the highest toll since the U.S. withdrew its forces in late 2011, an official said Wednesday. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Police investigating the murder of a soldier hacked to death on a busy London street were looking on Friday into whether the two suspected killers, British men of Nigerian descent, were part of a wider conspiracy. The two suspects, aged 22 and 28, are under guard in hospitals after being sh... [Full Article]