Their statement reportedly said that four foreign soldiers had been killed and three wounded at the Tarinkot airport. The U.S. invaded Afghanistan following the September 11 terror attacks by al-Qaida, which the Taliban government at the time had harbored.
The Taliban have been battling USA -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in an attempt to restore their version of strict Islamic law in the country after being toppled by a US -led campaign in 2001.
NPR's Tom Bowman noted last month that "a permanent end in the fighting does not seem to be anywhere in sight" in Afghanistan.
As well as the battle against the Taliban and Islamic State fighters operating from Afghanistan, Pompeo discussed plans for October elections in the country and presidential elections due early next year, amid tensions between powerful regional leaders and Ghani.
This isn't the first Thanos-related internet concoction to make its way online after the release of " Infinity War ", however. Fans were loving the addition by the director and Brolin, and filled the comments with applause and jokes from the movie.
He'll have to face a remarkable fighter in Cormier, who was a heavyweight amateur wrestler before his late-starting MMA career. - WWE has posted their first public comment on Brock Lesnar's appearance at UFC 226 and upcoming fight with Daniel Cormier .
This deal is going to be done through the European Union and done in Brussels". "I don't know why, or why he would want to be."... As with much of his program, Trump's foreign policy is contradictory and ultimately self-defeating.
In the hours preceding the rescue, a letter the boys had sent to their families was published on the Thai SEALs' Facebook page . A spokesperson for the rescue operation told CNN that it would take multiple attempts to rescue all those trapped in the cave.
Could the group swim out? "Extracting the children takes a lot of people", Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan told reporters. Unknown factors include the possibility of unsafe animals like snakes in the cave or of contamination from bat droppings.
Donald Trump is scheduled to announce his pick to replace retiring Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Anthony Kennedy tonight. President Donald Trump announced Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee Monday night, in a primetime televised event.
Croatia have beaten hosts Russian Federation 4-3 in a penalty shootout to advance to a Fifa World Cup semifinal against England. That suggests it has had difficulty putting away its opponents, but it also means it is excelling during the biggest moments.
In the afternoon, the Dutch driver was slowed by a damaged floor. "Did you see that?", Vettel asked his team over the radio. If you missed any of the news or action, here is your Debrief from all that happened at the Red Bull Ring.
As bigger than Cormier as Miocic has looked this week, when they weighed-in on Friday morning the scales told a different story. He made his most recent trip to the cage at UFC 200 , where he originally scored a victory over Mark Hunt .
This left Hamilton 7.7 seconds ahead of Verstappen when a Virtual Safety Car was deployed to allow for Bottas' car to be removed. Vettel added: "I expect them to be very strong tomorrow (in qualifying), but I hope it is going to be close ".
Pompeo emphasizes 'progress' as North Korea pans talks
Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the WEF meeting in Davos last year, and US President Donald Trump attended it this year. Trump pledged a halt to large-scale military drills with South Korea during denuclearization talks with North Korea.
Itinerary of U.S. President Trump's visit to Britain
Mr Johnson said trade would be high on the agenda for bilateral talks between Mr Trump and Mrs May at Chequers next Friday. Others are holding marches through the city and in Scotland - where President Trump owns golf courses.
Trump Says Kim 'Sees Different Future' for North Korea
Trump, however, has continued to boast of the results of the summit, even in the face of skepticism from some USA lawmakers. This is his third trip to North Korea. "The Blue House is not quite sure which side represents President Trump's mind".
Ohio State team doctor warned, former coach says
Strauss's inappropriate touching of athletes was open knowledge, he said, and he remembered talking about it with Mr. Wrestlers have said Strauss routinely showered with students and touched them inappropriately during exams.
Trump's Trade War Officially Begins - Hit & Run
Li further added that he and workers at his factory are "not so worried" because they have a price advantage over competitors. Clearly, the USA and China are in for a long drawn out trade war.
Why Griezmann didn't celebrate France goal against Uruguay
Suárez was sent home on both the occasions and might as well be this time, if Uruguay fails to beat France in the quarter-finals. I didn't think for one minute their hearts would give way. "England have the players individually to do something special".