The Afghan soldier was also shot dead Wednesday after he opened fire on U.S. troops.
You sleep in weird places.
Beat yer face, you butt shark!
Because you better break it down barney style if you wanna cover yer six.
“They are really against war because they want all of that money to go to food stamps for people here.”
“When lives are lost, no one wins.”
Photographer Max Avdeev embeds with the rebel fighters known as the First Slavyansk Brigade in Logvinove, Ukraine, to capture the horrific sights of conflict for BuzzFeed News. Warning: Several of the images in this gallery are NSFW and extremely graphic.
A lull after 10 months of fighting.
The international airport that was once a beautiful and modern complex now lies in ruins after months of fierce conflict. Photographer Max Avdeev captures the sights for BuzzFeed News from Donetsk, Ukraine.
Photographer Max Avdeev reports from eastern Ukraine for BuzzFeed News to capture the catastrophic effects of the ongoing war on the region.
Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared from his post in Iraq in 2004, and then again when faced with the possibility of charges back in the U.S. As part of his sentence, he was dishonorably discharged with a reduction in rank and must serve two years of confinement.
Residents of Debaltseve have been forced to evacuate as the front line of the conflict creeps towards their doorstep.
The news anchor says the “fog of memory” is to blame. Update: Williams apologizes Wednesday during Nightly News broadcast, says he “bungled” story.
Abu Malik worked in one of Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons facilities before joining ISIS.
Unicef launched its largest ever appeal on Thursday, calling for $3.1 billion to fund its projects in 2015 and singling out Syria as the conflict zone where the most work is needed.
Pro-Russian rebels unleashed a barrage of rocket fire against the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol Saturday. The rockets killed at least 30 civilians.
During a soldier’s homecoming, a bunch of civilians learn another meaning for don’t ask don’t tell.
The art of photography is an amazing tool used by journalists all over the world. Some images they create can make you laugh, cry, or enter a state of awe. Others are just aesthetically beautiful and pleasing to the eye. These are some of the most amazing images from this week created by hardworking photographers all over the globe. (Some viewers may find some of the images disturbing.)
In a statement to BuzzFeed News, the Department of Defense said that the reports were not true.
The dog, who belonged to the soldier’s mother before her death, had to be given to a rescue organisation after he was deployed to Iraq.
The U.S. military’s involvement in the country will continue.
The president has quietly authorized an expanded role for the U.S. military in Afghanistan despite previously saying combat operations would end in 2014.
“I wonder what will become of her. I wonder what will become of all the others.”
Another week gone and another group of amazing images from the world’s best photojournalists. This week we saw a dramatic ending to the Major League Baseball season, Texas nurse Amber Vinson was cured of Ebola, and a beautiful ceremony in Canada for Nathan Cirillo, who was shot and killed last week during the the attack at Parliament Hill.
The Ebola story may have stolen most recent headlines, but plenty of other things also happened in the news this week. The Oscar Pistorius case is coming to an end, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz suffered a gruesome injury, and Ferguson is still in a state of unrest. Here are some of the best images you will see, brought to us by some of the worlds hardest-working photojournalists.
Despite a shaky cease-fire that was meant to put an end to months of war in its east, Ukraine remains riven by violence and upheaval. Photographer Joel Van Houdt spent weeks photographing the country’s Jewish population and the latest chapter in its difficult history in the country.
Since it was announced that the 2014 Nobel Peace prize was being shared by Pakistani Malala Yousafzai and India Kailash Satyarthi, a lot of desi Tweeters have the same urgent request.
Eight Australian fighter jets to strike ISIS in Iraq.
Palestinian youth practice their parkour skills over the ruins of houses, which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City. Some Palestinian youths between 13 and 17 years old train in the devastated area as a personal initiative to develop their skills.
While most humans have abandoned Masaken Hanano due to constant shelling, one person returns daily to feed more than 150 homeless cats.