• Shame: US 'mother of all bombs' kills only 36 in Afghanistan

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    Afghan officials said 36 militants were killed in the strike on Thursday and no civilians were injured, according to CNN . US President Donald Trump has sent a delegation to Kabul , amid uncertainty about his plans for around 9,000 members of the US military stationed in Afghanistan.
  • IS Militants Killed By US 'Mother Of All Bombs': Afghan Officials

    IS Militants Killed By US 'Mother Of All Bombs': Afghan Officials

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    There was no immediate comment from the Islamic State group or other militants regarding the USA bomb attack. The huge bomb, delivered via an MC-130 transport plane, has a blast yield equivalent to 11 tons of TNT, and the weapon was originally designed as much to intimidate foes as to clear broad areas.
  • Middle Tennessee dismisses players in animal cruelty probe

    Middle Tennessee dismisses players in animal cruelty probe

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    The video is no longer available in full but an eagle eyed fan recorded it on their own phone to hand over to authorities. Stockstill also said that he told the players that they should have used other methods with the dog and that the incident could be misconstrued on social media.
  • Ex-President Ahmadinejad stuns Iran with election bid

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    Baghaei", said Ahmadinejad in a statement on Wednesday . Just when it appeared Ahmadinejad would be leaving, he turned around and returned to the Interior Ministry's registration desk, pulling out his identification documents with a flourish in front of a melee of shouting journalists.
  • UN votes to end to Haiti peacekeeping mission in mid-October

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    Evidence against 134 members of the Sri Lankan force was eventually gathered, with 114 sent home thereafter. The peacekeepers helped normalize a country in chaos after political upheaval in 2004 and a devastating 2010 natural disaster that killed as many as 300,000 people — including the head of the United Nations mission itself — as well as Hurricane Matthew, which caused widespread devastation in October.
  • Again: Russia vetoes United Nations resolution on Syrian war

    Again: Russia vetoes United Nations resolution on Syrian war

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    After Tillerson spent three hours talking with Lavrov and nearly two hours at the Kremlin with Putin, conveying Washington's demands that Moscow abandon Syria, the Russian Foreign Minister aired a long list of grievances with the United States, some dating back many years.
  • 'Trust has eroded' between USA and Russian Federation

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    It came as the two nations agreed to co-operate on an global investigation into the Syrian chemical weapons attack last week that prompted retaliatory American missile strikes . officials accused Moscow of waging a misinformation campaign around the attack. He said his forces had not been diminished by the USA strike. "Our firepower, our ability to attack the terrorists hasn't been affected by this strike".
  • USForces Afghanistan releases video of MOAB strike against ISIS

    USForces Afghanistan releases video of MOAB strike against ISIS

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    Afghan military officials said 36 Isis fighters died when the USA dropped the "the mother of all bombs " - the GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB). Nicholson said that the "chain of command allowed me the latitude to make assessments on the ground" and deploy the GBU-43, one of the largest non-nuclear bombs in the USA arsenal.
  • Errant Attack by US-led Coalition Kills 18 Allied Soldiers in Syria

    Errant Attack by US-led Coalition Kills 18 Allied Soldiers in Syria

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    The SDF is a cohort of militias that the US partners with in Syria to fight ISIS. "The coalition's deepest condolences go out to the members of the S.D.F. The coalition aircraft had been given wrong coordinates, the USA said. CENTCOM called the strike an " unintentional, regrettable error ", which was " primarily based on human factors ".
  • UN votes to end to Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

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    But they also leave under a cloud. Haiti again suffered disaster on January 12, 2010 when an quake killed 220,000 people. According to diplomatic sources, the Indian police would continue in the new operation to be called Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH), which would have seven units and a total force of 1,075 personnel, down from the current level of 11 units and 2,433 police.