Officials give new details on deadly Afghan airstrike

[ad_1] KABUL, Afghanistan — A U.S. airstrike that likely killed 26 civilians this week was intended to help Afghan forces who were battling insurgents in the north of the country, U.S. and Afghan officials said Saturday. The strike was called in after two U.S. and three Afghan troops were killed in a fierce battle in …

Far-Right Polish Groups Protest Facebook Profile Blockages

[ad_1] Several far-right Polish groups have protested outside Facebook’s office in Warsaw after the social networking site temporarily blocked their profiles. About 120 people demonstrated in the Polish capital Saturday afternoon, denouncing what they said was “censorship.” Facebook recently blocked the profiles of far-right nationalist groups ahead of nationalist demonstrations on Independence Day next Friday, …