All posts tagged "Afghanistan"

  • People stand outside a house damaged from an earthquake in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake in northern Afghanistan rocked cities across South Asia. Strong tremors were felt in Kabul, New Delhi and Islamabad on Monday. In the Pakistani capital, walls swayed back and forth and people poured out of office buildings in a panic, reciting verses from the Quran. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
    7.5-magnitude Afghan earthquake rocks Asia, over 150 dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi, cut power and communications in some areas and caused more than 150 deaths, mainly in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Pakistani officials that...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    Former corpsman receives Silver Star for saving Marine

    By Tae Hong Jonathan “Doc” Kong, 25, received a Silver Star Friday for an act of heroism not oft heard of on the front lines in Afghanistan. Kong, a petty officer second-class, pulled a fallen Marine to...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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