06 Jun

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective




‘Afghan civilians killed’ in NATO airstrike

 NATO denies reports that 17 civilians were killed in Logar during a meeting between Taliban fighters and a tribal elder.
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 14:13 GMT

Central & South Asia


Knesset rejects bill to legalise settlements

Israeli legislators reject attempt to prevent demolition of outpost built on Palestinian land.
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 11:34 GMT

Russian legislators pass protest-fines bill

Opposition decries bill which will raise maximum fine to $9,000 for citizens taking part in unsanctioned rallies.

Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 07:27 GMT 

Sermons stoke US gay rights debate

 Kimberly Halkett06 Jun 2012 13:26 GMT

 Pastors’ call for violence against gays has caused an uproar and divided Christian communities.
Afghan villagers gather at a house destroyed in a Nato raid in Logar province.

Afghanistan suffers day of bloodshed at hands of Nato and Taliban

Thirty civilians killed by suicide bombers in market and air strike that wiped out village wedding party, say officials

On a day of deadly violence that underlined the vulnerability of Afghans, , more than 30 civilians were killed by Taliban suicide attackers and a Nato air strike on Wednesday………………….

Indicted Blackwater Security Guards

Blackwater guards lose bid to appeal charges in Iraqi civilian shooting case

Supreme court declines to review ruling that guards would be criminally charged for role in shooting that killed 17 civilians


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