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3 killed, 30+ injured after blast rocked mosque full of Friday worshippers in Afghan capital

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Three people have been killed and 32 others injured as an explosion rocked a mosque full of people during Friday prayers in the Afghan capital Kabul, according to Health officials. The death toll in the attack in Kabul was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health. One of the people killed in Read More

Blast rocks mosque full of Friday worshippers in Afghan capital

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Published time: 24 May, 2019 09:32 Edited time: 24 May, 2019 09:59 At least one person has been killed and 16 others injured as an explosion rocked a mosque full of people during Friday prayers in the Afghan capital Kabul, according to the interior ministry. “We have rushed ambulances to the blast site,” said a Read More

Warnings over Trump’s plans to pardon war crimes suspects

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Donald Trump’s plans to pardon several US military members accused or convicted of war crimes have been met with disbelief and anger. Earlier this week the US president asked for files to be prepared on pardoning the former troops, including one who faces charges of shooting unarmed civilians in Iraq. Read More

Afghan lawmaker attempts to stab opponent in parliamentary chaos

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Afghan legislators brawled over the appointment of a new speaker as the assembly sat for the first time since elections were held in October. One man even brandished a large knife as security chased him through the chamber. Video footage from the assembly shows chaos as lawmakers fought about the decision. Members surround the speaker’s Read More

‘One third of art market is fake’: Art detective reveals how terrorists, mafia profit from it

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As the ‘Indiana Jones of Lost Art’, Arthur Brand often finds himself at the crossroads of the illicit art trade and a shadowy criminal underground. The art detective joined RT’s SophieCo to reveal the secrets of his trade. From the posh galleries of the European art scene to the farthest reaches of the Afghan Hindu Read More

NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake’

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An airstrike by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission reportedly killed 17 police officers in Afghanistan on Thursday, injuring a dozen others in a ‘mistake’ during fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban. The strike was conducted as Afghan police were fighting the Taliban outside Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province, with Afghan officials describing the Read More

Child blast injury handbook to save lives in war zones

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British doctors are launching the world’s first handbook for child blast injuries designed for medics in war zones who often lack specialist training. The Paediatric Blast Injury Field Manual is the first comprehensive guide to injuries suffered by children from weapons like airstrikes, artillery and landmines. Writing for Sky News, former army doctor Paul Reavley, Read More

Boy who danced with new prosthetic leg tells of being shot

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A six-year-old Afghan boy who appeared in footage showing him dancing with his new prosthetic leg has spoken of the moment he was shot and called for peace in his war-ravaged country. Ahmad Rahman was seen joyfully dancing with his new limb in the video that went viral after it was released by an aid Read More

Sri Lanka: Angry mobs target Pakistani and Afghan migrants

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By Dominic Waghorn, diplomatic editor, in Colombo Hundreds of people have been terrorised out of their homes by angry mobs after the Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka, Sky News has been told. Pakistani and Afghan migrants say they were threatened with death if they stayed in their homes in the town of Negombo. Read More

‘Rules of engagement have been liberalized’: Ex-Pentagon analyst to RT on US killings in Afghanistan

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More Afghan civilians are being killed by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgents, the UN reports, 18 years after US military involvement in the country began. Between January and March 2019, 581 civilians were killed in Afghanistan, 305 died at the hands of foreign and pro-government forces, while insurgent groups Read More