Pajhwok

  • newQargha Lake revenue declines by 90pc

    Qargha Lake revenue declines by 90pc

    by Pajhwok reporter on 17 September, 2014 - 20:03 KABUL (Pajhwok): Following last month’s gang rape incident in the Paghman district near Kabul, the revenue of a popular tourist resort Qargha Lake has declined by 90 percent.  (Read more)read more
    - 2 mins ago, 17 Sep 14, 3:33pm -
  • newSar-i-Pul mayor accused in land conspiracy

    Sar-i-Pul mayor accused in land conspiracy

    by Paiman Noori on 17 September, 2014 - 19:06 KABUL (Pajhwok): Some residents on Wednesday alleged the mayor had allotted shops being built on government land to powerful individuals in the capital of central Sar-i-Pul province.  (Read more)read mo…
    - 55 mins ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:36pm -
  • newDABS plans to write off $2m afs in power bills

    DABS plans to write off $2m afs in power bills

    by Hassan Khitab on 17 September, 2014 - 18:28 KABUL (Pajhwok): The power utility, Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS), plans to write off nearly $2 million afghanis payable by government departments and powerful individuals in arrears, an official…
    - 2 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:58pm -
  • new9 including civilian killed in ISAF strikes

    9 including civilian killed in ISAF strikes

    by Sahil Mangal on 17 September, 2014 - 18:13 GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A civilian and eight militants have been killed in NATO airstrikes in eastern Laghman and southeastern Paktia provinces, officials said on Wednesday.   (Read more)read more
    - 2 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:43pm -
  • newBashardost, Mohammadi trade barbs in assembly

    Bashardost, Mohammadi trade barbs in assembly

    by Abseen Zaheer on 17 September, 2014 - 18:06 KABUL (Pajhwok): Outspoken parliamentarian Ramazan Bashardost and Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammadi on Wednesday dubbed each other a killer and an enemy’s agent.  (Read more)read more
    - 2 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:36pm -
  • new20, 000 youth to get vocational training

    20, 000 youth to get vocational training

    by Azizullah Hamdard on 17 September, 2014 - 16:53 KABUL (Pajhwok): Technical and vocational training opportunities have been designed for nearly 20,000 people across the country, an official of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Di…
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:23pm -
  • Girl among 21 killed in Wardak, Helmand

    Girl among 21 killed in Wardak, Helmand

    by Idrees Noori & Zainullah Stanikzai on 17 September, 2014 - 15:42 MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A young woman was among 21 people killed during separate incidents in Maidan Wardak and Helmand provinces, officials said on Wednesday.  (Read more)read mo…
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:12am -
  • Ministry asked to launch work on Paktika schools

    Ministry asked to launch work on Paktika schools

    by Ali Mohammad Nazari on 17 September, 2014 - 13:08 SHARAN (Pajhwok): An official on Wednesday urged the Ministry of Education to launch work on newly-approved schools for southeastern Paktika province.  (Read more)read more
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:38am -
  • Female journalist stabbed to death in Balkh

    Female journalist stabbed to death in Balkh

    by ‌Zabihullah Ihsas on 17 September, 2014 - 11:02 MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A female journalist has been stabbed to death in broad daylight in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, officials said.  (Read more)read more
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 6:32am -
  • Ghani leads Abdullah by 800,000 votes: source

    Ghani leads Abdullah by 800,000 votes: source

    by Nasrat Samimi on 16 September, 2014 - 20:49 KABUL (Pajhwok): The vote audit shows presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has a 800,000 vote lead over his rival Abdullah Abdullah, an official confided to Pajhwok Afghan News on Tuesday.  (Re…
    - 23 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 4:19pm -

ToloNews

  • newIf a Crisis Emerges IEC is Responsible: Bakhtiyari

    If a Crisis Emerges IEC is Responsible: Bakhtiyari

    Mohammad Aziz Bakhtiyari, a member of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), is concerned that if the commission announces final results the chance of a crisis may emerge for the nation.Bakhtiyari warned that if final results are announced and…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:02pm -
  • Female Journalist Killed in Balkh Province

    Female Journalist Killed in Balkh Province

    Female journalist Palwasha Tokhi, who worked for Bayan, a local radio in northern Balkh province, was killed inside her home on Tuesday evening.Tokhi had just returned to Afghanistan after completing her master's degree in Thailand two months ago.…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 10:51am -
  • FARAKHABAR: 16 September 2014

    FARAKHABAR: 16 September 2014

    A suicide attack on a foreign troops convoy in Kabul early Tuesday morning killed three foreign soldiers and injured 21 Afghan civilians.The attack came just after the National Directorate of Security (NDS) deputy, minister of interior, and ministe…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:04am -
  • 8pm Program: Review of the Afghan Foreign Policy Toward Pakistan

    8pm Program: Review of the Afghan Foreign Policy Toward Pakistan

    Has Afghanistan had a clear strategy and policy towards Pakistan in the past thirteen years?In this episode, host Omid Farooq discusses the issue with the following guests:Jawed Ludin, Deputy Foreign MinisterHaroon Mir, Political analystDr. Amin…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:01am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Democracy in Afghanistan

    TAWDE KHABARE: Democracy in Afghanistan

    In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Zabiullah Sadaat discuses why the main concepts of democracy are not defined in Afghanistan, with the following guests:Lal Gul Lal, Head of Human Rights OrganizationHelai Arshad, Head of the Religious and Cul…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 7:46am -
  • Obama: Ebola Crisis 'Spiraling out of Control'

    Obama: Ebola Crisis 'Spiraling out of Control'

    President Barack Obama issued a global call to action to fight West Africa's Ebola epidemic, warning the deadly outbreak was unprecedented and "spiraling out of control," threatening hundreds of thousands of people.Speaking as he unveiled a major ne…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 6:58am -
  • Roadside Blast Kills Two Civilians in Helmand

    Roadside Blast Kills Two Civilians in Helmand

    At least two civilians were killed and three others were wounded in a roadside blast in Helmand province on Tuesday, local officials said on Wednesday.The incident occurred in Musa Qala district when a roadside mine hit a civilian vehicle, District…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 6:41am -
  • Taliban Burn Down Civilian Homes in Kunar

    Taliban Burn Down Civilian Homes in Kunar

    Taliban insurgents burned downed six civilian houses in Kunar province on Tuesday night, local officials said on Wednesday.According to the provincial Police Chief Abdul Habib Sayedkhili, the Taliban ambushed local police outposts in Marwara distri…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 6:04am -
  • TOLOnews 6 pm News 16 September 2014

    TOLOnews 6 pm News 16 September 2014

    After weeks of negotiations, the camps of the presidential candidates remain in disagreement on two central issues to resolving their dispute over this year's election. Nevertheless, on Tuesday, both teams met and appeared relatively optimistic abou…
    - 23 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 4:12pm -
  • Afghan Energy Watchdog Reports Steep Drop in Extraction Revenues

    Afghan Energy Watchdog Reports Steep Drop in Extraction Revenues

    The Afghan Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (AEITI) has released a report arguing that the revenues from Afghanistan's resource extraction industries over the past five years have plummeted from 286 million AFS to three million AFS.The…
    - 23 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 4:11pm -

Khama Press

  • newAfghan lawmaker Ramazan Bashardost accused of spying

    Afghan lawmaker Ramazan Bashardost accused of spying

    Afghan defense minister Bismillah Mohammadi accused lawmaker Ramazan Bashardost of spying to foreign nations. Mohammadi was summoned along with other security officials by Wolesi Jirga – Lower House of the Parliament to brief the lawmakers regardin…
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:09pm -
  • newPak forces disguised as Punjabi Taliban declared war in Afghanistan

    Pak forces disguised as Punjabi Taliban declared war in Afghanistan

    Interior minister Mohammad Omar Daudzai said Wednesday that the Pakistani militia forces disguised as Taliban fighters have declared war in Afghanistan. Daudzai was briefing the Afghan lawmakers along with the other security officials regarding the s…
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:39am -
  • IEC not to wait for Abdullah-Ghani agreement to release final results

    IEC not to wait for Abdullah-Ghani agreement to release final results

    The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) has said that the final vote results will be released even if the two candidates did not reach an agreement on unity government. IEC spokesman, Noor Mohammad Noor said Wednesday that the final…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:01am -
  • Six policemen martyred in Taliban ambush in Herat province

    Six policemen martyred in Taliban ambush in Herat province

    At least six policemen were martyred following an ambush by Taliban militants in western Herat province of Afghanistan. According to local government officials, the incident took place in Chesht district on Tuesday. Obe district police chief, Sher Aq…
    - 7 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:19am -
  • 49 Taliban militants killed in clearing operations, MoI says

    49 Taliban militants killed in clearing operations, MoI says

    At least 49 Taliban militants were killed and 15 others were arrested during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours. The operations were jointly conducted by Afghan national police, Afghan national army and Afghan…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 7:07am -
  • 3 Afghan army soldiers martyred in IED attack

    3 Afghan army soldiers martyred in IED attack

    At least three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were martyred following improvised explosive device (IED) explosion, defense officials said Wednesday. Defense ministry spokesman, Gen. Zahir Azimi said the three Afghan soldies were martyred in the…
    - 9 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 6:54am -
  • Female journalist brutally murdered in northern Afghanistan

    Female journalist brutally murdered in northern Afghanistan

    A female journalist was murdered by unidentified men in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan. The female journalistm – Palwasha Tokhi Miranzai was reportedly working for Bayan-e-Shamal new network. According to reports, Miranzai was repeatedly st…
    - 10 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:08am -
  • Afghanistan secures first position in international carpet exhibition

    Afghanistan secures first position in international carpet exhibition

    Afghanistan secured position in an international carpets and rugs exhibition organized in China among the international carpet weavers and producers. Officials in the Ministry of Trade & Commerce and Afghanistan Export Promition Agency said around 15…
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 4:34am -
  • Afghan candidates at odds on final vote results and share of power

    Afghan candidates at odds on final vote results and share of power

    The Afghan presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai remain at odds as the two candidates failed to reach an agreement on a number of issues prohibiting the formation of unity government. According to reports, the ca…
    - 21 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 6:28pm -
  • ISAF condemns suicide attack by Taliban in capital Kabul

    ISAF condemns suicide attack by Taliban in capital Kabul

    The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) strongly condemns the IED attack by Taliban militants in Kabul that killed three ISAF members and injured more than a dozen innocent Afghan civilians. This is yet another example of the Taliban’s b…
    - 22 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 5:22pm -

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  • Nato convoy rammed by Taliban suicide bomber
    Two US and one Polish soldier killed and 13 civilians wounded in attack near US embassy in KabulA Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a Nato convoy near the US embassy in Kabul, killing two US and one Polish soldier as well as…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Sep 14, 2:42pm -
  • Kabul blast hits foreign military convoy
    Deadly suicide bombing engulfs rush-hour traffic on airport road near US embassy in Afghanistans capitalA large blast has ripped through central Kabul as a suicide bomber targeted a foreign military convoy in the first major attack in the city for we…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Sep 14, 6:38am -
  • Afghan election commission completes audit that determines president
    Hopefuls Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah have 24 hours to log complaints, which will be addressed within two daysAfghanistan's election commission announced on Sunday it has completed the audit that will determine the country's next president. The…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 2:25pm -
  • Taliban sneak back into Kandahar, dressed as grape farmers
    Around 400 people die in August after two weeks of fighting as many blame Afghan election gridlock for aiding the insurgencyThe men were dressed as migrant workers. Over the course of two or three days, as many as 600 of them made their way through t…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 6:24pm -
  • Taliban advance into Sangin threatens British military gains in Helmand
    Summer offensive overruns checkpoints as Afghan security forces struggle to contain insurgencyThe gains from Britain's bloodiest battles in Afghanistan are now at risk after Taliban fighters swarmed into Sangin and nearby parts of northern Helmand, t…
    - 4 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 7:27pm -
  • Army's press team locked in an embrace with the 'dark arts' squad
    Christian Hill spent five years as a reservist with the British army's media operations group. In 2011, he went to Afghanistan with a combat camera team.* I am pleased to provide him with a guest spot on this blog to highlight policy changes at the d…
    - 6 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 12:34pm -
  • Poetry, music and tributes at ceremony to launch first Invictus Games
    Opened by Prince Harry, the international event for sick and injured servicemen and women aims to inspire recoveryPrince Harry has paid tribute to injured military personnel as they gathered for the opening ceremony of the four-day Invictus Games at…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 8:39pm -
  • Afghanistan court sentences seven men to death for gang-rape
    Judge convicts and sentences armed group who stopped convoy from wedding party in Kabul and raped women in fieldAfghanistan has handed the death penalty to seven men for raping and robbing a group of women returning from a wedding, in a rare case of…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Sep 14, 11:25am -
  • Iran told jet carrying Americans to land because of expenses and paperwork
    Official says crew had provided false information Chartered jet allowed to proceed to Dubai after several hoursIran ordered a commercial aircraft chartered by the US-led military coalition in Afghanistan to land in the Islamic Republic so it could p…
    - 11 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 3:21pm -
  • Has the UK broken its pledge to include Afghan women in peace-building? | Rachel Noble
    As the Nato summit gets under way, the governments promise to ensure women are fully represented is being put to the testIn June, Britains then foreign secretary, William Hague, and Hollywood actor, Angelina Jolie, co-hosted the much-publicised Endin…
    - 12 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 2:40pm -

BBC Asia

  • newVIDEO: Fijians cast first votes since 2006

    VIDEO: Fijians cast first votes since 2006

    Voting ends in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006.
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:28pm -
  • newSony predicts increased losses

    Sony predicts increased losses

    Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony says its annual loss may be more than four times bigger than initially forecast, due to its struggling mobile business.
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:21pm -
  • newVIDEO: Why bagpipe makers want No vote

    VIDEO: Why bagpipe makers want No vote

    Why Pakistan's bagpipe makers want Scotland No vote
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:11pm -
  • newThai murder police to quiz Britons

    Thai murder police to quiz Britons

    Police investigating the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand say two British men are "possible suspects" and will face questioning.
    - 2 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:42pm -
  • newChina trial for Uighur academic

    China trial for Uighur academic

    Prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti goes on trial for separatism in China's far western region of Xinjiang.
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:43pm -
  • VIDEO: Chief defends Kashmir flood response

    VIDEO: Chief defends Kashmir flood response

    The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 10:20am -
  • Indian villagers mourn dead monkey

    Indian villagers mourn dead monkey

    Nearly 200 Indian villagers shave their heads to try to ward off bad luck as they mourn the death of a monkey from their local temple.
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:48am -
  • China leader Xi begins India visit

    China leader Xi begins India visit

    China's President Xi Jinping begins his first official visit to India aiming to improve ties and boost Chinese investment.
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:47am -
  • VIDEO: Musical Miss Saigon celebrates 25 years

    VIDEO: Musical Miss Saigon celebrates 25 years

    Stars of Miss Saigon speak to BBC Breakfast about celebrating 25 years since the musical premiered.
    - 6 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:40am -
  • Fiji coup leader awaits poll outcome

    Fiji coup leader awaits poll outcome

    Voting ends in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006.
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 7:52am -

Google News

  • newIn Brutal Year for News Media in Afghanistan, a 7th Journalist Is Killed - New York Times

    In Brutal Year for News Media in Afghanistan, a 7th Journalist Is Killed - New York Times

    Khaama PressIn Brutal Year for News Media in Afghanistan, a 7th Journalist Is KilledNew York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan woman has become the seventh journalist killed in Afghanistan so far this year, an Afghan media group said Wednesday, a…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:27pm -
  • newThe Wealth Under Afghanistan - Science 2.0

    The Wealth Under Afghanistan - Science 2.0

    Science 2.0The Wealth Under AfghanistanScience 2.0(Inside Science) -- People living in Afghanistan have mined precious gems from their land, such as lapis lazuli, since the times of the Egyptian pharaohs. But modern analyses of the country's mineral…
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:43pm -
  • FEATURE - World Cup 2022 the ultimate goal for reborn Afghanistan - Reuters

    FEATURE - World Cup 2022 the ultimate goal for reborn Afghanistan - Reuters

    ReutersFEATURE - World Cup 2022 the ultimate goal for reborn AfghanistanReuters"It is an almost impossible dream, but our dream is that Afghanistan, an Asian nation, takes part in an Asian World Cup in Qatar in eight years time," Sayed Ali Reza Aghaz…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 10:31am -
  • Navy Reservist killed in Afghanistan was from Reynoldsburg - Columbus Dispatch

    Navy Reservist killed in Afghanistan was from Reynoldsburg - Columbus Dispatch

    Columbus DispatchNavy Reservist killed in Afghanistan was from ReynoldsburgColumbus DispatchA Reynoldsburg man who was on his third military tour of combat duty was among three coalition troops killed when a suicide car bomber struck in Afghanistan o…
    - 12 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 3:29am -
  • Two American troops among dead in Afghanistan suicide bombing - Fox News

    Two American troops among dead in Afghanistan suicide bombing - Fox News

    Fox NewsTwo American troops among dead in Afghanistan suicide bombingFox NewsThe three military deaths -- and a fourth in the country's east -- brought the total number of international troops killed in Afghanistan this year to 59, at least 44 of who…
    - 18 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:49pm -
  • Northborough mourns soldier killed in Afghanistan - Boston Globe

    Northborough mourns soldier killed in Afghanistan - Boston Globe

    Boston GlobeNorthborough mourns soldier killed in AfghanistanBoston GlobeNORTHBOROUGH — As mourners lined the roadside in solemn tribute, Brian K. Arsenault, a US Army paratrooper killed in combat in Afghanistan, was remembered in his hometown Tues…
    - 21 hours ago, 16 Sep 14, 6:36pm -
  • 1 Polish Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded in Afghanistan - ABC News
    1 Polish Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded in AfghanistanABC NewsOne Polish soldier was killed and two others wounded Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital, a military spokesman said. Spokesman Lt. Col. Piotr Walatek said Sgt. Rafal Celebudz…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:55am -
  • Latest News: Ebola, Afghanistan and Scotland - New York Times

    Latest News: Ebola, Afghanistan and Scotland - New York Times

    New York TimesLatest News: Ebola, Afghanistan and ScotlandNew York TimesLatest News: Ebola, Afghanistan and Scotland. By ADEEL HASSAN and VICTORIA SHANNON SEPT. 16, 2014. Inside. Photo. NATO soldiers inspected the scene after a car-bomb attack at a U…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:46am -
  • Fears of unrest cloud Afghanistan as election dispute drags on - Los Angeles Times

    Fears of unrest cloud Afghanistan as election dispute drags on - Los Angeles Times

    Fresno BeeFears of unrest cloud Afghanistan as election dispute drags onLos Angeles TimesAs Afghanistan's disputed presidential vote nears an uncertain conclusion, fears are mounting that post-election unrest could threaten the fragile political orde…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 3:11pm -
  • Afghanistan Boldly Raises Its Colors, as Never Before - New York Times

    Afghanistan Boldly Raises Its Colors, as Never Before - New York Times

    New York TimesAfghanistan Boldly Raises Its Colors, as Never BeforeNew York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — To find a flag as big as the one hoisted over Kabul's historic Wazir Akbar Khan hill on Wednesday, you would have to go pretty far — possibly as…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 12:25am -

Yahoo News

  • newEyeing 'fatal blow' against IS, Britain lays ground to join U.S. air strikes

    Eyeing 'fatal blow' against IS, Britain lays ground to join U.S. air strikes

    By William James and Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is preparing the ground to join the United States in launching air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, but is moving cautiously to ensure it avoids a parliamentary defeat…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • newU.S. airstrikes boost Islamic State, more hostages possible: FBI

    U.S. airstrikes boost Islamic State, more hostages possible: FBI

    By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force concessions from Washington, the FBI director told Congress on Wednesday. Isl…
    - 1 hour ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:27pm -
  • newEbola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

    Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa.
    - 3 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:30pm -
  • newPakistan airstrikes kill 40 militants, army says
    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military launched airstrikes on five militant hideouts in a troubled tribal region near the border with Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 40 suspected fighters as part of a massive operation begun this summer.
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:35am -
  • World's Happiest Country Is ... (Hint: It Has a Canal)
    Panama may be the happiest country in the world, racking up the highest score in the Gallup-Healthways Global Well-Being Index for 2013. In contrast, conflict-afflicted countries such as Syria and Afghanistan showed the lowest scores in this survey o…
    - 4 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:07am -
  • Thousands gather in Incheon ahead of Asian Games opening

    Thousands gather in Incheon ahead of Asian Games opening

    Thousands of athletes and officials gathered in Incheon on Wednesday as the clock ticked down to Asia's biggest sports spectacular and organisers fretted over low ticket sales.
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 10:55am -
  • New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack

    New al Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack

    By Maria Golovnina ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's South Asia wing has claimed responsibility for hijacking a Pakistani naval ship and trying to use it to fire rockets at U.S. vessels in the Arabian Sea, in the first major assault by the newly creat…
    - 5 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 10:49am -
  • Taliban kill 6 Afghan policemen in ambush
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A provincial security official says that Taliban fighters killed six Afghan policemen in an ambush in western Afghanistan.
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 7:46am -
  • Eyeing 2016, Rubio pushes American strength abroad

    Eyeing 2016, Rubio pushes American strength abroad

    MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio is positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House, pushing for more military spending and greater intervention abroad as the United States confronts Islami…
    - 8 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 7:30am -
  • The Spread of Rocky Mountain Jihad
    Something's fouling Colorado's crisp air — and I'm not talking about the pot smoke.
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:00am -

DAWN News

  • Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    KABUL: Nato said its air strikes have killed two key local Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan.The international military alliance said in a statement issued on Monday that its forces killed the Taliban shadow administrator for Nangarhar province…
    - 24 Jan 11, 5:45am -
  • Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    KABUL: Three suicide attackers detonated their explosives vests during a gunbattle with Afghan and coalition forces that left 10 militants and one civilian dead in Khost province of eastern Afghanistan.Provincial police chief Abdul Hakim Ishaqzia s…
    - 22 Jan 11, 11:10am -
  • Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    KABUL: Nato on Thursday said two of its service members died in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan.It said one service member was killed Thursday in the north, while another was killed Wednesday in the south. It did not identify their …
    - 20 Jan 11, 5:25am -
  • Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    MAHUMUD-E-RAQI, Afghanistan: The calls were threatening and they just wouldn’t stop. The extortion demand was several hundred thousands of dollars.“Or else,” said the caller.Fearful, the civil engineer started to pay. But it was never enough…
    - 18 Jan 11, 5:09am -
  • Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    KABUL: Several people were injured in an explosion outside a music cassette shop in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan police said.General Aminullah Amirkhil, who directs the Afghan border police in four eastern provinces, said the explosion occurred Thur…
    - 13 Jan 11, 6:43am -
  • Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    KABUL: A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least two Afghan security personnel and wounded four in an attack near the country’s parliament in Kabul on Wednesday, an Afghan government official said. The attack in the Afghan capital targeted…
    - 12 Jan 11, 5:01am -
  • Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    KABUL: A suicide car bombing against a border police vehicle in troubled southern Afghanistan killed three border police guards, local authorities said.Monday’s attack was the second suicide bombing in four days against border police in the area…
    - 10 Jan 11, 7:24am -
  • Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    KABUL: A bomb placed in a bag exploded on a road in downtown Kabul on Tuesday, killing a policeman and wounding two civilians, authorities said, in a relatively rare attack in the Afghan capital. There have been few attacks in …
    - 4 Jan 11, 5:23am -
  • US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: A leading Republican lawmaker on US military policy said he wanted American officials to consider establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan.Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina said that having a few US air bases in Afgha…
    - 3 Jan 11, 5:46am -
  • Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    KABUL: Insurgents threw hand grenades into two houses in the province of Kandahar, killing a child in one and wounding six people — including a woman and a child — in the other, a local official in southern Afghanistan said.…
    - 31 Dec 10, 8:59am -

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