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 2018-01-22 15:02 

The Fayetteville Observer

The true story of '12 Strong,' Horse soldiers were first to enter Afghanistan...

In the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, there were three key stories that described the resolve of the American people, according to retired Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland.The first had to do with the victims of the attack themselves. The men an...

 2018-01-22 14:32 

Reuters

Afghanistan searches for answers to deadly hotel attack...

The deadly assault on the Hotel Intercontinental in Kabul at the weekend, which devastated one of Afghanistan's three main airlines with the killing of many of its foreign pilots, has exposed again how vulnerable the city is to militant attacks....

 2018-01-22 14:28 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Afghanistan searches for answers to deadly hotel attack...
 2018-01-22 14:24 

Sputnik International

Unknown Gunmen Reportedly Attack UN Staff, Kidnap Woman in Afghanistan's Kabul...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A group of armed men attacked UN staff members on Monday in the Afghan capital of Kabul, local media reported, citing security officials....

 2018-01-22 14:12 

Ecns.cn

18 killed in Kabul hotel attack, including 14 foreigners...

At least 18 people have been killed, including 14 foreign nationals, in a deadly attack on the Intercontinental hotel in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, a spokesman of the Afghan Interior Ministry said on Sunday....

 2018-01-22 14:00 

France 24

Kam Air left reeling by deadly Kabul hotel attack...

Afghanistan's Kam Air has been left reeling after nine personnel including five pilots were killed in the Taliban attack on a Kabul luxury hotel where the airline housed its foreign staff. Forty Kam Air employees were at the Intercontinental Hotel Sat...

 2018-01-22 13:53 

The Daily Mail

Kam Air left reeling by deadly Kabul hotel attack...

Afghanistan's Kam Air has been left reeling after nine personnel including five pilots were killed in the Taliban attack on a Kabul luxury hotel where the......

 2018-01-22 11:55 

Malay Mail Online

Swiss asylum requests drop to lowest level since 2010...

ZURICH, Jan 22 — Asylum requests in Switzerland fell to their lowest level in eight years in 2017, down by a third from the previous year, as arrivals from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq tapered off, state migration authorities said today.In...

 2018-01-22 11:24 

FARS News Agency

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesmen Bahram Qassemi condemned the Saturday's terrorist attack in the Afghan capital city of Kabul....

 2018-01-22 11:22 

Saudi Press Agency

Foreign Ministry's Official Source: KSA condemns the attack on a hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan...
 2018-01-22 11:20 

One America News Network

Swiss asylum requests drop to lowest level since 2010...

ZURICH - Asylum requests in Switzerland fell to their lowest level in eight years in 2017, down by a third from the previous year, as arrivals from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq tapered off,...

 2018-01-22 11:17 

Reuters

Swiss asylum requests drop to lowest level since 2010...

Asylum requests in Switzerland fell to their lowest level in eight years in 2017, down by a third from the previous year, as arrivals from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq tapered off, state migration authorities said on Monday....

 2018-01-22 11:08 

NY Daily News

UN worker and son missing in Afghanistan days after hotel attack...
 2018-01-22 11:03 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel recounted on Monday the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners. The siege ended on Sunday wi...

 2018-01-22 11:03 

US News & World Report

Survivors of Taliban Attack on Kabul Hotel Recount Ordeal...

Survivors of Taliban attack on a Kabul hotel recount ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff....

 2018-01-22 11:00 

Washington Post

Corruption at 13,000 feet: Afghanistan struggles to maintain a treacherous mountain trade route...

The Soviets built the Salang Tunnel in the 1960s. Today, the road that leads to it is much the same....

 2018-01-22 10:21 

The Daily Mirror

Hotel guests knot bedsheets together to escape rampaging gunmen searching for foreigners to kill in terror attack...

Gunmen killed 19 people in a 13-hour siege at the luxury Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan - 14 of whom were of foreign nationalities...

 2018-01-22 10:05 

Deutsche Welle

Trump is good for Afghanistan, tough on Pakistan, say experts...

Trump's first year as US president has been seen positively by Afghanistan, while Pakistan feels betrayed and angered by Washington's censure of Islamabad. It's unclear if Trump's policies will bring lasting peace....

 2018-01-22 08:53 

The Daily Mail

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel are recounting the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff......

 2018-01-22 08:53 

AP

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel are recounting the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 forei......

 2018-01-22 08:53 

Business Insider

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel are recounting the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff......

 2018-01-22 08:52 

WTOP

Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel are recounting the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners. Mohammad Humayun Shams, telecommunication...

 2018-01-22 08:24 

Yonhap News

S. Korea expresses condolences to victims of assault in Afghanistan...

South Korea on Monday delivered its condolences to the Afghan people for a recent deadly assault on a hotel in Kabul and vowed support for Afghanistan's efforts to establish peace....

 2018-01-22 07:49 

The Daily Mail

SAS-style crack force is deployed to Afghanistan...

The 'hand-picked, battle-hardened' elite British Army specialised infantry soldiers from the 4 Rifles have been deployed to Afghanistan as part of a new Specialised Infantry Group....

 2018-01-22 07:10 

Sputnik International

US Considers Sending 1,000 More Troops to Afghanistan in Spring - Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) The United States is pondering increasing the number of its military personnel in Afghanistan by 1,000 more troops this spring, Washington Post newspaper reported, citing the sources in the US military....

 2018-01-22 06:55 

Denver Post

Up to 1,000 more U.S. troops could be headed to Afghanistan this spring...

The U.S. Army is readying plans that could increase the total force in Afghanistan by as many as 1,000 U.S. troops this spring beyond the 14,000 already in the country, senior military officials said....

 2018-01-22 06:16 

The Mainichi

Afghan forces end deadly Taliban siege at Kabul hotel...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fle...

 2018-01-22 05:08 

IANS

UN condemns terror attack on Kabul hotel...

United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Tadamichi Yamamoto have strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a hotel in Afghan capital, Kabul....

 2018-01-22 05:00 

China.org.cn

18 killed in Kabul hotel attack, including 14 foreigners...

At least 18 people have been killed, including 14 foreign nationals, in a deadly attack on the Intercontinental hotel in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, a spokesman of the Afghan Interior Ministry said on Sunday....

 2018-01-22 05:00 

Taiwan News

Chinese helicopters attacking Taiwan would face far worse threat than in Afghanistan: US official...

Chinese helicopter 'assault brigade' could reach Taiwan within hour, but would face threats much worse than in Afghanistan: US official.In response to news of a new Chinese helicopter...

 2018-01-22 05:00 

Politico

Senate set to vote to reopen the government...

Turkey strikes U.S.-backed Kurds in Syria — More U.S. troops could be headed to Afghanistan...

 2018-01-22 04:21 

Raw Story

Kabul hotel guests hid in terror as Taliban attackers searched floor-to-floor...

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials raised the death toll at Kabul's Intercontinental hotel to 19 Sunday as the Taliban claimed responsibility for the latest major attack on civilians in the Afghan capital.......

 2018-01-22 04:17 

Republican-American

Afghan forces end siege at Kabul hotel...

KABUL, Afghanistan Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 peop......

 2018-01-22 03:14 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

Eagles fan, ex-Navy SEAL gets field passes for Vikings game...

Chris Serle, who was injured during a 2012 tour in Afghanistan, received four field passes when the Eagles heard his story from a GoFundMe campaign....

 2018-01-22 02:18 

Pocono Record

Afghan forces end Taliban siege at Kabul hotel; 18 dead...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guest...

 2018-01-22 02:17 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: US condemns Kabul hotel attack that left 18 dead...

An Afghan official says insurgents have killed 18 members of a pro-government militia in northern Afghanistan, in an attack claimed by the Taliban....

 2018-01-22 02:03 

Xinhuanet

UN strongly condemns terrorist attack on Kabul hotel...

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Tadamichi Yamamoto have strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a hotel in Afghan capital, Kabul....

 2018-01-22 02:02 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Afghan forces end Taliban siege at Kabul hotel; 18 dead...

KABUL, Afghanistan — Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners....

 2018-01-22 02:01 

Washington Post

The Latest: US condemns Kabul hotel attack that left 18 dead...

The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local):...

 2018-01-22 01:59 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

The Latest: US condemns Kabul hotel attack that left 18 dead...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local): 7 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States strongly condemns the militant siege of...

 2018-01-22 01:28 

The Blaze

Former student sets fire at Catholic university over U.S. military intervention in 'Muslim land'...

A former student allegedly told police she set several fires at St. Catherine University in retaliation for U.S. military intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan, the......

 2018-01-22 01:03 

China Daily

[ World ]

18 killed in Kabul hotel attack, including 14 foreigners...

At least 18 people have been killed, including 14 foreign nationals, in a deadly attack on the Intercontinental hotel in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, a spokesman of the Afghan Interior Ministry said on Sunday....

 2018-01-22 00:08 

Houston Chronicle

Afghan forces quell deadly hotel siege...

KABUL, Afghanistan - Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners. Some of the 150 guests fled the ...

 2018-01-21 23:28 

Wall Street Journal

Uzbekistan to Host Conference on Afghan Peace Talks...

Uzbekistan is stepping up its involvement in finding a peaceful solution to decades of war in neighboring Afghanistan, saying that an end to fighting there is key to counterterrorism efforts across the entire region....

 2018-01-21 23:15 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Taliban siege on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 18 dead...

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was slain Sunday....

 2018-01-21 23:00 

Salon

Beau Biden and the burn pits: Are these toxic military waste sites making soldiers sick?...

Former Vice President Joe Biden shined new light on the health risks of burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan...

 2018-01-21 22:06 

WCTI

[ Greenville, NC ]

Hundreds of Marines Return After Nine Month Deployment...

They're not far, I know that much, said Trish Neville. It's something she's been waiting to say for the last nine months. Her husband is one of 300 marines on the Task Force South West mission in Helmand, Province, Afghanistan. This afternoon,...

 2018-01-21 20:53 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Kabul hotel siege ends after 12 hours with 18 dead, Afghan officials say...

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Gunmen who raided the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul killed at least 18 people during a 12-hour standoff with security forces that ended Sunday, Afghan authorities said....

 2018-01-21 20:51 

The Hill

US military considering additional 1000 troops for Afghanistan: report...

The U.S. army is working on a plan that would send an additional 1,000 U.S....

 2018-01-21 20:36 

Philippine Star

Afghanistan says Kabul hotel siege killed 18...

KABUL — The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local):7 p.m....

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