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Reported NATO Airstrike Kills Scores in Northern Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghahistan (rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-09-04

Afghan officials say a NATO airstrike Friday morning hit a fuel truck in northern Afghanistan, killing around 90 people, including civilians. Kunduz provincial officials say a majority of the dead were Taliban militants. NATO officials confirmed they ordered the airstrike

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Animal House in Afghanistan: Look Who's Guarding Us
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-09-04

By Daniel Schulman Drunken brawls, prostitutes, hazing and humiliation, taking vodka shots out of buttcracks— no, the perpetrators of these Animal House-like antics aren't some depraved frat brothers. They are the private security contractors guarding Camp Sullivan, otherwise known as the

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Churchill - The Greatest Briton Unmasked
Cambridge, England (rushPRNews) By: Sally Goodsell 2009-08-25

"I have not always been wrong. History will bear me out, particularly as I will write that history myself” Winston Spencer Churchill September 3, 2009 is the 70th anniversary of the British declaration of war against Germany and it comes at the

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50 Killed in Baghdad Blasts
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-08-19

BAGHDAD (RPRN) 8/19/2009---Iraqi police say six massive explosions near high-profile targets across Baghdad have killed at least 50 people and wounded about 300. One blast Wednesday tore through the neighborhood near the heavily fortified Green Zone, covering it in debris

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Pentagon Says Operations to Clear Taliban Will Expand
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-08-13

By Al Pessin WASHINGTON, D.C. (RPRN) 8/13/2009--A U.S. Defense Department spokesman says there will be more operations like the one launched in southern Afghanistan to secure a Taliban-controlled district in Helmand Province, and that coalition and Afghan forces will hold such

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Roadside Bombs Kill At least 14 in Afghanistan
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-08-13

KABUL (RPRN) 8/13/2009--Afghan officials say two bomb blasts in southern Afghanistan have killed at least 14 civilians, including three children, as militant attacks increase ahead of presidential elections next week. An official said Thursday the first bomb ripped through a

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New Military Operation Seeks to Gain Control of Southern Afghanistan Ahead of Elections
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-08-12

WASHINGTON, D.C. (RPRN) 8/12/2009--Four hundred U.S. Marines and 100 Afghan soldiers stormed into southern Afghanistan as part of a new operation to gain control of the area ahead of next week's presidential elections. Helicopter-borne military forces launched operation "Eastern Resolve 2"

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Who says "no" to women's human rights - A Message from Amnesty USA
(rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-07-17

WASHINGTON (RPRN) 7/17/2009--Right now, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are gathering to determine whether a new, federal office dedicated to defending women's human rights will become permanent.An upcoming vote could derail our recent success in moving this process

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Deadly Suicide Blasts in Northern Iraq
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-07-09

BAGHDAD (RPRN) 7/09/2009--Iraqi officials say two suicide bombers have killed at least 34 people and wounded 62 others in the northern town of Tal Afar. Police said the first bomber detonated an explosives vest Thursday in the town, about 400

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US Troops Push Further into Southern Afghanistan
(rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-07-03

KABUL (RPRN) 7/03/2009--U.S. Marines pushed further into southern Afghanistan Friday, meeting little resistance as they moved to capture villages and population centers controlled by Taliban militants. The U.S. offensive is being led by 4,000 Marines who poured into southern Helmand

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