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  • October 15, 2010 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Fresh claims US is running secret prison in Afghanistan
    BBC News: Prisoners are being abused at a “secret jail” in the main American military base in Afghanistan, according to a report from a US policy think tank. Ex-detainees said they were deprived of sleep and held in cold isolation cells in the site at Bagram, says New York-based Open Society Foundations.      Full news...

  • October 15, 2010 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Millions of Afghans at risk from parasitic disease: UN
    France 24: Afghanistan’s health authorities Friday appealed for international help in dealing with a parasitic disease that is believed to threaten millions in the impoverished country. Leishmaniasis, transmitted by a species of sandfly, threatened the health of 13 million Afghans, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a report on neglected tropical diseases.      Full news...