May 16, 2013, CBS News: As the U.S. military continues its exodus from Afghanistan, the long war has caused another exodus few know about in the U.S. Thousands of mostly teenage boys have fled their war-torn country to embark on a 10,000-mile trek to Europe that most will not complete -- many because they die along the route. Anderson Cooper reports on one of the largest child migrations in modern times on 60 MINUTES, Sunday, May 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
May 16, 2013, The Associated Press: A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy during rush hour in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, including six U.S. military advisers and two children, officials said. U.S. soldiers rushed to the scene to help, including some wearing only T-shirts or shorts under their body armor.
May 15, 2013, PAN: More than 2,000 residents of Dehsabz district on Wednesday staged a violent protest against the no-payment of their land seized by the government, officials said. The two-hour protest erupted at 9am on the Pul-i-Charkhi-Airport road, hurling stones at police and journalists, injuring the deputy police chief, Brig. Gen. Daud Amin, and a photographer of Pajhwok Afghan News.
May 14, 2013, Alternet: The recent revelation that the Central Intelligence Agency has handed tens of millions of dollars over to the offices of the president of Afghanistan should come as no surprise. The CIA has a long history of this sort of activity. And most importantly, it’s the latest reminder of how America’s global “war on terror” has been forged through backroom deals, cold hard cash and the fostering of corruption.
May 14, 2013, World Bulletin: 150 girls got poisoned by a toxic gas at their high school in Afghanistan’s northern state of Balkh. The teachers and students of the Kharti Khorasan Girls’ High School in Mazar-i-Sharif were hospitalized after they got poisoned by a toxic gas which was sprayed at their classrooms.