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2010-01-22 18:09:00

Schulte Is the First Woman to Receive the Award WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air Force 1st Lt. Roslyn L.

2008-09-25 09:00:53

By MIKE BLACKBURN A MILITARY nurse from Teesside joined hundreds of Army medics in a gruelling training exercise to prepare for her deployment to Afghanistan. Army Corporal Lindsay Devonport leaves for southern Afghanistan with 3 Commando Brigade as part of a 300-strong medical team next month.

2008-09-19 00:00:11

By Kim Sengupta Britain WILL send more troops to Afghanistan as the strength of the international force in the country is boosted to counter rising violence, the US Defence Secretary, Robert Gates, said yesterday.

2008-09-18 12:00:14

Text of report by Afghan independent Tolo TV, on 17 September [Presenter] The Pentagon is to investigate civilian casualties during military operations [in Afghanistan] On his visit to Kabul, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said he had asked US forces to provide him with precise information about the air raid on Shindand District [of Herat Province] He has once again given an assurance about the USA's commitment to the struggle against terrorism and supporting the Afghan people.

2008-09-13 06:00:15

Text of report by privately-owned Afghan Ariana TV on 12 September [Presenter] Following missile attacks on Herat airport, ISAF has banned military and domestic flights at the airport. A provincial police official says the missile attacks have not caused any damage to the airport.

2008-08-24 12:00:08

By Jason Straziuso and Rahim Faiez Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan -- Scores of Afghan civilians who had gathered in a small village for the memorial ceremony of a militia commander were killed when U.S.

2008-08-21 09:00:27

Three Polish soldiers, members of the NATO force in Afghanistan, were killed when their vehicle was struck by a bomb, Polish officials said. The Polish Defense Ministry said the soldiers died Wednesday while on combat patrol in Ghazni province, CNN reported.

2008-08-20 09:00:08

By Carlotta Gall and Sangar Rahimi New York Times News Service KABUL, Afghanistan -- Taliban insurgents mounted their most serious attacks in six years of fighting in Afghanistan over the last two days, including a coordinated assault by at least 10 suicide bombers against one of the largest American military bases in the country, and another by some 100 insurgents that killed 10 elite French paratroopers.

2008-08-19 21:00:00

KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents mounted their most serious attacks in six years of fighting, one a complex attack with multiple suicide bombers on a U.S.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).