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The number of refugees per country, as reported by the UN, in millions, as of March 5

Ukrainian crisis solidifies white “Model Refugee” motif

Isabelle Hajek, Opinions Editor March 11, 2022

The pure definition of a refugee is an individual fleeing their home country to escape a form of persecution or danger; however, modern context has definitely divided the concept into the desirable and...

A rocky road: The Taliban’s promise of peace

Lillian Newton, Contributing Writer September 21, 2021

On Feb. 29, 2020, the U.S. finalized a milestone peace agreement with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. and allied troops over the course of 14 months. Under the same agreement, titled “Agreement for bringing...

Homes in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2018

The Taliban seizes Afghanistan: What you need to know

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor September 7, 2021

On Aug. 22, the Taliban invaded Kabul, Afghanistan. They stormed the capital in a matter of days and continued to seize multiple other cities, effectively taking control over the country. This occurred...

Veterans Continue Education at UNH

The Charger Bulletin November 14, 2012

By UNH Today After graduating from high school, Noe Castro ’14 joined the United States Air Force and served three tours of duty in Afghanistan. Upon returning to the States, he decided to enroll...

NATO-Afghan Operation Kills 15 Insurgents in South

The Associated Press November 10, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan and NATO forces targeted suspected insurgent strongholds in a joint operation in southern Kandahar province, killing 15 and capturing 13, an Afghan official said Monday. NATO...

Fast Food Cut from Afghan Military Bases

Melanie Rovinsky April 14, 2010

Soldiers looking for a comforting snack from home may have to wait until they get back in the states. The U.S. Military is taking steps to remove fast food chains from its bases in Afghanistan. Military...

Rare bird’s breeding ground found in Afghanistan

Maideline Sanchez January 18, 2010

From the Associated Press A researcher with the Wildlife Conservation Society stumbled upon the small, olive-brown large-billed reed warbler in 2008 and taped its distinctive song — a recording experts...

Obama: Afghanistan not lost, remains challenge

Liz De La Torre December 1, 2009

From The Associated Press WEST POINT, N.Y. – President Barack Obama says the war in Afghanistan is not lost as he announces he will send another 30,000 U.S. troops to fight it. Obama on Tuesday...

AP sources: al-Qaida’s Afghan head contacted Zazi

Liz De La Torre October 15, 2009

From The Associated Press NEW YORK – The airport shuttle driver accused of plotting a bombing in New York had contacts with al-Qaida that went nearly all the way to the top, to an Osama bin Laden...

NYC terror suspect pleads not guilty, kept in jail

Liz De La Torre September 29, 2009

From The Associated Press NEW YORK – An Afghan immigrant pleaded not guilty Tuesday to plotting a New York City terrorist attack with bombs made from beauty-supply chemicals and was ordered held without...

Attorney: No evidence of bomb-making by suspect

Liz De La Torre September 26, 2009

From The Associated Press DENVER – Claims that an Afghan immigrant was on the verge of unleashing a terrorist attack on New York City on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks are missing a key element:...

Feds file bomb plot charge against terror suspect

Liz De La Torre September 24, 2009

From The Associated Press NEW YORK – Terror suspect Najibullah Zazi plotted for more than a year to detonate homemade bombs in the United States, had recently bought bomb-making supplies from beauty...

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