Thursday 21 June 2018

US soldier kills 15 civilians in Afghanistan

Coalition forces killed 15 civilians in a shooting spree in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Sunday, the defence ministry said, in an incident likely to deepen the growing divide between Washington and Kabul. Witnesses told Reu


US tensions over Koran spark isolated incidents

The United States marked the anniversary of the Sept 11 attacks on Saturday with commemorative ceremonies. Although a pastor had canceled plans for a high-profile protest burning of the Koran, the Holy book was abused in at least thre


Obama warns Koran burning will boost Al Qaeda

US President Barack Obama warned on Thursday that a Florida pastor's plan to burn copies of the Koran is being used as an Al Qaeda recruitment tool and he urged the pastor to reconsider the decision. "This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Q

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