In a report released Monday, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called the numbers "horrifying", adding that they "can never fully convey the sheer human suffering of the people of Afghanistan".
About 13,000 US and allied troops in a NATO-led force are deployed in Afghanistan. More women and children were also among the dead this year.
The report commended Afghanistan's security forces, saying fewer civilians were caught in the crossfire compared to past year. "The army is being very careful during operations to prevent civilian deaths", Waziri told The Associated Press.
The Afghan security forces recaptured the control of Nawa district from the Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province. He said ANDSF are now controlling Nawa district and are clearing mines and IEDs planted by Taliban to protect civilian lives. The Taliban did not immediately comment on reports of the district's fall.
Six runway lights at city airport damaged
Bad whether on Sunday morning led Air India Express flight 814 to skid off the runway while landing at Mangaluru airport. Apart from a few broken runway lights, there was no damage to the plane and no injuries to people on board.
Carillion calls in accountant EY to cut costs
My priorities are to reduce the group's net debt and create a balance sheet that will support Carillion going forward. EY and Carillion will focus on "cost reduction and cash collection" following a torrid seven days for the firm.
Naway is located just 16 kilometres (10 miles) from Lashkar Gah, and had been a staging area for militant attacks on the provincial capital.
USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops are in Helmand to assist Afghan security forces when needed.
Omar Zowak, the provincial governor's spokesman, said the operation kicked off on Saturday morning and that troops are moving in from three different directions.
The bank reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.01. Moreover, Metropolitan Life Ins Ny has 0.03% invested in Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) for 117,554 shares.
PSV Eindhoven have confirmed that an agreement has been reached to loan midfielder Marco van Ginkel from Chelsea for a third time. He has now signed a new 3-year-deal with Chelsea and returned to Eindhoven for a third go-around, this time for the whole season.
Il sait ce qu'il fait", a-t-il indiqué, ajoutant que "l'élimination du groupe Da'ech prendra encore trois ou quatre ans". Et de rappeler que le calife autoproclamé, issu d'Al Qaïda en Irak, "a échappé aux services de sécurité.
A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range. The business had revenue of $202.39 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $198.72 million.
Pour l'occasion, le premier épisode sera directement retransmis sur grand écran, au cinéma Le Palace, avenue Victor Hugo à Sète. Une série d'intrigues et d'investigations avec dans le casting Ingrid Chauvin , Lorie Pester et Alexandre Brasseur .
A passenger caused a stink aboard an American Airlines jet, forcing an unplanned landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. It reported the plane had landed at Raleigh-Durham on July 16 at around 4 p.m., and cited a U.S. airport official as its source.
I'm shocked to see the same time gaps here as from that day in the Pyrenees and I'm just glad to have bounced back from that day. With Bardet being a local hero, roadside fans revelled in Froome's situation and reportedly jeered the Briton as he gave chase.
Agüero was on the flight to the U.S. today for City's pre-season tour and the club will surely reject any approach from Chelsea. Premier League holders Chelsea could reportedly land the services of Sergio Aguero during this summer's transfer window.
South Korea Proposes Military Talks With North
South Korea on Monday proposed talks with North Korea over military and Red Cross affairs, China's Xinhua news agency reported. The Seoul official said the argument seemed to correspond with Moon's plan of scrapping hostile acts.
Emirates and flydubai to deepen ties with code share pact (BA)
It adds that the two sides are discussing various additional network and customer initiatives including frequent-flyer alignment. The airlines estimate that will grow to 240 destinations by 2022, when the combined fleet will have expanded to 380 aircraft.
Tennis : Federer remporte son 8e Wimbledon
Le Suisse en est devenu hier le maître incontesté avec une huitième couronne record, sa 19e en Grand Chelem. Roger Federer continue d'écrire, à presque 36 ans, certaines des plus belles pages de sa légende.