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10 civilians killed in Kabul drone strike, admits US general
Washington, Sep 18 Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of US Central Command, admitted on Friday that a US drone strike ... ...
US terms Aug 29 drone strike in Afghanistan a 'tragic mistake'
The Pentagon on Friday acknowledged that the August 29 drone strike in Afghanistan was a tragic mistake that killed 10 civilians, including seven children. ...
'US Central Command still assessing deadly drone strike in Kabul'
Washington, Sep 14 The US Central Command is "still assessing" the results of the deadly August 29 drone ... ...
Philippines promises to ignore China maritime law as tension spikes
Amid China's growing military assertiveness, the Philippines has promised that it will ignore Beijing's amended maritime law, which now requires foreign vessels sailing in the South China Sea to report their information to Chinese authorities. ...
US military construction efforts in Afghanistan turned to dust: Russian security official
Slamming the Biden administration's handling of US drawdown from Afghanistan, a top Russian security official said the system that Washington established in the troubled country could not survive without their support and US military construction eff ...
US Defense Secy, Philippines counterpart vow to support free, open Indo-Pacific
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met with Philippines Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana and reiterated their commitment to supporting the security, stability, and prosperity of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Pentagon informed on Satur ...
US position on blacklisting our members violates Doha agreement: Taliban
The Taliban on Thursday said the recent statement by the US about its position regarding blacklisting of some members of the newly formed Taliban government in Afghanistan is a breach of the February 2020 Doha Agreement. ...
For the first time in 20 years, 9/11 anniversary marked without US troops in Afghanistan
This year, for the first time in 20 years, the anniversary of 9/11 will be marked without US troops in Afghanistan, where the terrorist attacks were planned. ...