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AFGHANISTAN

American Army platoon leader George Mackin and Afghan soldier Saeed fought the Taliban together eight years ago. After Saeed's improbable escape from Afghanistan last year, the two men who consider themselves brothers reunited in Bismarck.
The state-run Bakhtar News agency said at least a 1,000 people had died and another 1,500 injured and the death toll could rise.
Assange is wanted by U.S. authorities on 18 counts, including a spying charge, relating to WikiLeaks' release of vast troves of confidential U.S. military records and diplomatic cables which Washington said had put lives in danger.
A mortar attack on May 1, 2010, killed Eric Finniginam at a forward operating base in Kunar province. He was 26.

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The foreign reserves of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan belong to the people of Afghanistan – not to the Taliban-controlled Da Afghanistan Bank.
As a state senator I often hear about two issues: employee shortages and the withdrawal from Afghanistan. Maybe we have an issue we can agree on.

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