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Driftin' back to Buckley

Simon Joyner once said to me I wish I could sing like Tim Buckley, but I do what I can with what I have.  I said I felt the same way.  620 more words

Music

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan

An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday. 463 more words

World

Germany seeks to play a more active role in the Afghan peace talks

Markus Potzel, Germany’s special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, concluded a meeting with Taliban’s deputy commander, Mullah Ghani Baradar on May 18. Media reports suggested that a similar meeting had taken place earlier in the month as well. 880 more words

Book Review: The Corridor of Uncertainty – How Cricket Ended A Torn Nation by Nihar Suthar

Title: The Corridor of Uncertainty: How Cricket Mended a Torn Nation
Author: Nihar Suthar
Publisher: Pitch Publishing
Genre: Sports – circket, Biography
Book format: Paperback… 753 more words

Book Review

All-Female Afghan Orchestra

Photo: Afghanistan National Institute of Music
Afghanistan’s first all-female orchestra, Zohra, is touring.

I’ve been interested in Afghanistan since before the headlines were all about the US conflict there. 568 more words

Antiwar.com — UN: Afghanistan air strikes kill 14 civilians

Victims include 5 women and 7 children as US bombing intensifies

Originally published at Antiwar.com 

A pair of air strikes in southern Afghanistan killed 14 civilians, including five women and seven children, the United Nations said on Thursday. 596 more words

Politics & Human Rights

Syrian War Daily – 24th of May 2019

Hello and welcome to the 799th installment of the SWD.

Military events/news are listed below by the governorates: 350 more words

Military Updates