Nov 20, 2016

Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

ornia The father of a California soldier recently killed in Afghanistan says he felt disrespected and hurt by passengers who booed him and his family when they were on a flight to meet his son’s remains. Stewart Perry tells the Stockton Record he and ...

Nov 11, 2016

Taliban truck bomb hits German Consulate in northern Afghanistan

Germany’s consulate in northern Afghanistan was attacked late Thursday when a suicide car bomber rammed the compound, a senior police official said. The car exploded at the gate of the consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif city, destroying the gate and wall around 11.10 p.m. local time, ...

At least 14 killed in attack on Kabul Shiite shrine during festival

Oct 12, 2016

At least 14 killed in attack on Kabul Shiite shrine during festival

Gunmen targeted Shiite pilgrims in Kabul late Tuesday, killing at least 14 people as they gathered to celebrate Ashura, one of the most important festivals on the Shiite calendar, officials said. The attack in the Afghan capital marked unraveling security as the resurgent Taliban ...