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  • Taliban governor for Kunduz killed in drone strike

    Taliban governor for Kunduz killed in drone strike

    By Ajmal kakar on 27 February 2017KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban-designated governor for northern Kunduz province has been killed in a drone strike, local officials said on... read more
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 8:29pm -
  • Afghanistan to move WTO against Pakistan

    Afghanistan to move WTO against Pakistan

    By Khwaja Basir Fitri on 27 February 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry and of Commerce and Industry on Sunday said it would officially complain to the... read more
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 8:02pm -
  • Afghanistan secure series victory against Zimbabwe

    Afghanistan secure series victory against Zimbabwe

    By Javed Hamim Kakar on 26 February 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan... read more
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 5:09pm -
  • Pak envoy summoned as border tension persists

    Pak envoy summoned as border tension persists

    By Nasir ahmad sadiqi on 26 February 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Sunday said it summoned the Pakistani ambassador to Kabul over issues... read more
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 4:39pm -
  • Loss of diplomats won’t affect friendly ties: UAE

    Loss of diplomats won’t affect friendly ties: UAE

    By Mohammad Asif Ahmadzai on 26 February 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): A United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomat on Saturday said the loss of Emirati diplomats in a bomb attack in southern... read more
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:46pm -
  • Vet medicines worth 1m afs torched in Kabul

    Vet medicines worth 1m afs torched in Kabul

    By Nasir ahmad sadiqi on 26 February 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture... read more
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:32pm -
  • Anti-polio drive starts in Nangarhar tomorrow

    Anti-polio drive starts in Nangarhar tomorrow

    By Yousuf Zarifi on 26 February 2017JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The arrival of refugees from Pakistan to eastern Nangarhar province has increased fears for an outbreak of polio disease,... read more
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:23pm -
  • Intending hajj pilgrims deposit $60m in advance

    Intending hajj pilgrims deposit $60m in advance

    By Naheed Bashardost on 26 February 2017KABUL (Pajhwok): Intending hajj... read more
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:00pm -
  • ‘Precious metal detector’ seized in Bamyan

    ‘Precious metal detector’ seized in Bamyan

    By Hadi Ghafari on 26 February 2017BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A ‘precious metal detector’ has been seized by Afghan intelligence forces in central Bamyan province, an official said Sunday.The machine, used for finding metals such as gold, silver, c…
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 12:14pm -
  • Sarobi district chief detained on corruption charges

    Sarobi district chief detained on corruption charges

    By Rahim Khan Khoshal on 26 February 2017SHARANA (Pajhwok): The Sarobi district chief of northeastern Paktika province has been detained by intelligence officials on administrative corruption and forgery charges, officials said on Sunday.The accuse…
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 12:03pm -

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  • MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    MEHWAR: 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed At Wolesi Jirga

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 75 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 10:11am -
  • Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Syria Rebels To Leave Aleppo Under Evacuation Deal

    Civilians and rebel fighters were to start evacuating from Syria's Aleppo Wednesday under a deal that would end years of opposition resistance in the city.The evacuations which were expected to begin at 0300 GMT, according to the Syrian Observatory…
    - 75 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 6:43am -
  • TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 10pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 75 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 6:28am -
  • Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    Govt To Probe Eshchi's Claims Of Assault By Dostum

    The Presidential Palace said in statement that the National Unity Government (NUG) will investigate former Jawzjan governor Ahmad Eshchi's claims of assault by First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum and his men.According to the statement,…
    - 75 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 6:16am -
  • Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    Afghan Boy Meets His Idol Messi

    An Afghan boy who became an internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday.Murtaza Ahmadi met the Barcelona forward in Doha, where the Spanish…
    - 75 days ago, 14 Dec 16, 3:41am -
  • TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    TAWDE KHABARE: Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Zabiullah Sadat discusses the topic with the following…
    - 75 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 5:40pm -
  • TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    TOLOnews 6pm News 13 December 2016

    Top news in this Bulletin:Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually a…
    - 75 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 4:51pm -
  • FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    FARAKHABAR: I Was Sexually Assaulted By Dostum And His Men: Eshchi

    Former Jawzjan governor and ex-member of the National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan, Ahmad Eshchi, who was allegedly assaulted by the First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum last month, claims that he was also sexually assaulted by Dostum and his…
    - 75 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 4:38pm -
  • Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    Kabul Reiterates Its Call To UN To Lift Sanctions Against Hekmatyar

    The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the UN to lift sanctions against Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar."Our expectation is that they (UN) officials respond positively to our recommendations," said…
    - 75 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 3:52pm -
  • 70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    70pc Of Afghans Dismayed Over Wolesi Jirga Performance: Survey

    A recent survey by Freedom House of Afghanistan reveals that almost 70 percent of people are not satisfied with the activity of the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament).According to the survey, 64 percent of respondents have said they would not…
    - 75 days ago, 13 Dec 16, 3:44pm -

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  • Afghanistan defeats Zimbabwe by 106 runs and wins ODI series 3-2

    Afghanistan defeats Zimbabwe by 106 runs and wins ODI series 3-2

    The Afghanistan national cricket team defeated Zimbabwe by 106 runs in the fifth and final match of the One Day International (ODI) series to clinch it in its favor 3-2. Afghanistan set a target of 254 runs for Zimbabwe after they won the toss and el…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:30pm -
  • Afghanistan again summons Pakistani ambassador over artillery shelling

    Afghanistan again summons Pakistani ambassador over artillery shelling

    The Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan was summoned in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan regarding the persistent artillery shelling in eastern provinces of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Ambassador Syed Abrar…
    - 12 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 2:16pm -
  • Taliban shadow governor among 21 killed in counter-terrorism operations

    Taliban shadow governor among 21 killed in counter-terrorism operations

    A shadow provincial governor of the Taliban group was killed along with at least 20 others during the counter-terrorism operations, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Sunday. According to a statement by MoD, at least twenty three militants were also…
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 11:24am -
  • Unity government has clear definition for enemies and friends: Abdullah

    Unity government has clear definition for enemies and friends: Abdullah

    The national unity government has a clear definition for friends and foes, the chief executive of the government Abdullah Abdullah said Sunday. He made the remarks during a meeting with the youths and activists of the Afghanistan Intellectuals Proces…
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 10:56am -
  • Taliban chief’s strange spring message ‘Everyone should plant a tree’

    Taliban chief’s strange spring message ‘Everyone should plant a tree’

    The supreme leader of the Taliban group has issued a new statement on upcoming new solar year, calling its fighters and the Afghan people to plant a tree. Claiming that the group is involved in fight for the freedom of the country, Mawlavi Haibatulla…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 9:18am -
  • India plans to build low-cost houses in Afghanistan for refugees

    India plans to build low-cost houses in Afghanistan for refugees

    The government of India is mulling to build low-cost houses in Afghanistan in a bid to help resolve the housing issues of the Afghan refugees repatriating to country, it has been reported. India’s joint secretary for development partnership agreeme…
    - 18 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 8:16am -
  • Ghani Confers High state Medal on NATO Senior Civilian Representative

    Ghani Confers High state Medal on NATO Senior Civilian Representative

    President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani conferred high state medal of Ghazni Amanullah Khan on NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ismail Aramaz for his services in supporting Afghanistan’s stability. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said President…
    - 19 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 7:31am -
  • Pakistan eyes military, intelligence, political mechanism with Kabul for counter-terrorism

    Pakistan eyes military, intelligence, political mechanism with Kabul for counter-terrorism

    Amid deteriorating relations between Kabul and Islamabad, the government of Pakistan eyes to create a joint mechanism, involving military, intelligence, and political cooperation to jointly fight terrorism. Pakistan’s foreign affairs adviser Sartaj…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 6:28am -
  • 42 civilians rescued from ISIS captivity in Nangarhar province

    42 civilians rescued from ISIS captivity in Nangarhar province

    At least forty two civilians were rescued from the captivity of the loyalists of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in eastern Nangarhar province. According to the local security officials, the civilians were abducted from the vic…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 5:44am -
  • ISIS attack in North of Afghanistan leaves 10 policemen and a woman dead

    ISIS attack in North of Afghanistan leaves 10 policemen and a woman dead

    At least ten policemen lost their lives in an attack carried out by the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISSI) terrorist group in North of Afghanistan. According to the local officials in Jawzjan province, the incident took place on…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Feb 17, 1:34pm -

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  • India plans to build low-cost houses for returnees in Afghanistan

    India plans to build low-cost houses for returnees in Afghanistan

    The Indian government has considered building low-cost houses for Afghan refugees returning to the country from Pakistan and Iran. The announcement was made by India’s joint secretary for development partnershipThe post India plans to build low-co…
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 9:04am -
  • Afghan agricultural produce spoil due to lack of markets

    Afghan agricultural produce spoil due to lack of markets

    A number of local businessmen voiced their concerns over lack of markets and storage facilities for their agricultural products, mainly onions. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and LivestockThe post Afghan agricultural produce sp…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Feb 17, 5:48pm -
  • Pakistan further intensifies restrictions on borders with Afghanistan

    Pakistan further intensifies restrictions on borders with Afghanistan

    The Pakistani government announced extra security measures and border restrictions on its borders with Afghanistan following a deadly attack on a Sufi shrine in Sindh province on Thursday. Pakistan’s enforcementThe post Pakistan further intensifie…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 11:54pm -
  • Afghanistan receives $3.3mn from Japan to support city resilience project

    Afghanistan receives $3.3mn from Japan to support city resilience project

    The government of Japan has pledged USD 3.3mn to support city resilience project in Afghanistan. An agreement to that effect was signed between Kenji Eonoshita, Charge d’Affaires and interim ofThe post Afghanistan receives $3.3mn from Japan to sup…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:40am -
  • Workshop on “Landmark Resolution on Women, Peace and Security” held in Badakhshan

    Workshop on “Landmark Resolution on Women, Peace and Security” held in Badakhshan

    Badakhshan’s Department of Justice held a workshop on the United Nations resolution 1325: “Landmark Resolution on Women, Peace and Security” for 34 government and civil society representatives. The Afghan-German CooperationThe post Workshop on…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:13am -
  • Ghani discusses TAPI project with his Turkmen counterpart

    Ghani discusses TAPI project with his Turkmen counterpart

    Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani discussed the implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project and other bilateral relations with his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in a telecom conversat…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Feb 17, 2:31am -
  • Afghanistan ranked 163rd by the Index of Economic Freedom of Heritage Foundation

    Afghanistan ranked 163rd by the Index of Economic Freedom of Heritage Foundation

    Afghanistan  has made its first entry in the annual Index of Economic Freedom of The Heritage Foundation and is ranked 163rd place out of 186 countries. This comes after AfghanistanThe post Afghanistan ranked 163rd by the Index of Economic Freedom…
    - 10 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 11:37pm -
  • International Chamber of Commerce opens office in Kabul

    International Chamber of Commerce opens office in Kabul

    The Office of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) was formally inaugurated in Kabul on Thursday in presence of senior government officials, including deputy foreign minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai. AddressingThe post International Chamber of C…
    - 10 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 4:45pm -
  • UAE wants to build a city in Mars

    UAE wants to build a  city in Mars

    Emir of Dubai Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashed Al Maktoum said he wants to build a miniature city on Mars in the next 100 years. He made the announcements at theThe post UAE wants to build a city in Mars appeared first on Wadsam.
    - 11 days ago, 15 Feb 17, 7:21pm -
  • Afghan women taking over kite making industry

    Afghan women taking over kite making industry

    Afghan women have entered the kind making industry, which has historically been a male-dominated industry. The need to  feed their families has forced many Afghan women to embark on thisThe post Afghan women taking over kite making industry appeare…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 3:45am -

The Guardian

  • Military wives demand action on psychological wounds of war
    Families driven to breaking point by strain of caring for husbands back from AfghanistanNikita Dallison was only 20 minutes into the three-hour drive to her parents’ house in Bedfordshire when she felt an inexplicable urge to make a U-turn. Her hus…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Feb 17, 12:05am -
  • Deported gay Afghans told to ‘pretend to be straight’
    New Home Office rules would send gay asylum seekers back to Afghanistan, where homosexuality is illegalGay Afghans can be deported to their home country, where homosexuality is illegal and “wholly taboo” and they must pretend to be straight, unde…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Feb 17, 12:05am -
  • Jamal al-Harith 'was radicalised decade after Guantánamo release'
    British suicide bomber’s wife says his views became extreme after he began associating with Islamic State recruiter Raphael HosteyThe wife of British suicide bomber Jamal al-Harith has revealed for the first time that her husband was radicalised a…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:06pm -
  • The children living in limbo: 'I feel 100 years old instead of 16'
    Even Sweden, the most generous of countries, is now rethinking its immigration policy - we follow one young refugee as he adapts to his new homeHe climbed the snow-capped mountains between Afghanistan and Iran, reluctantly boarded one of the fallible…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 2:01pm -
  • Isis bomber Jamal al-Harith: from Manchester to Iraq via Guantánamo
    British-born jihadi who blew himself up for Islamic State this week was a convert detained for two years at Camp X-RayWhen US special forces found Jamal al-Harith in a jail in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in January 2002, he said he viewed them as his savi…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 5:43pm -
  • Despite what we see on TV, Donald Trump isn’t the only news event on Earth | Chitra Nagarajan
    International media is dominated by the Trump administration, but those of us outside the US need an outlook that really reflects today’s global realitiesWhen I enter a room where CNN is on, I ask for the channel to be changed or the television to…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 11:43am -
  • UN accused of failing Afghan refugees 'forced' to return home from Pakistan
    UNHCR cites behind-scenes advocacy after rights group claims it has left Afghan refugees at risk of persecution by failing to condemn ‘campaign of abuse’The UN refugee agency has fallen short of its mandate to protect refugees by failing to denou…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 11:35am -
  • Afghanistan civilian deaths may have been caused by US airstrike
    At least 18 people believed to have been killed in Sangin in what is claimed to be first civilian deaths under Donald TrumpUS airstrikes in Afghanistan’s Helmand province may have been responsible for the deaths of at least 18 civilians, mostly wom…
    - 14 days ago, 12 Feb 17, 6:07pm -
  • US commander in Afghanistan calls for thousands more troops – video
    General John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan, tells the US Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that he needs several thousand more international troops in order to break a stalemate in the long war with Taliban insurgents, sign…
    - 17 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 6:55pm -
  • US commander in Afghanistan requests several thousand new troops
    Gen John Nicholson says he faces a shortfall of troops necessary for training Afghan forces and warns about increasing support from Russia for TalibanThe commander of the US war in Afghanistan has requested several thousand new troops for America’s…
    - 17 days ago, 9 Feb 17, 5:43pm -

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  • WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97

    WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue future President John F. Kennedy and his crew has died at age 97, his daughter said Sunday.
    - 5 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 9:04pm -
  • Paraguayan rebel group releases kidnapped Mennonite man

    Paraguayan rebel group releases kidnapped Mennonite man

    ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguayan authorities say a Mennonite man walked 20 kilometers (12 miles) to reach his home in the Rio Verde Colony after being released by a small rebel group that had kidnapped him in July.
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 8:22pm -
  • Photos of the day - February 26, 2017

    Photos of the day - February 26, 2017

    Somali migrants cross the U.S. border into Canada; figure skating Gold medalist Choi Da-bin of South Korea, performs during the closing ceremony of the Asian Winter Games; Portland Timbers midfielder David Guzman and Los Angeles Galaxy forward Giov…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 7:43pm -
  • Here’s the three new Nokia Android phones you’ve been waiting for

    Here’s the three new Nokia Android phones you’ve been waiting for

    About five years too late, Nokia has finally entered the Android market. It's probably not quite what you were expecting: the phones really come from Nokia's new Finnish owner, HMD Global. But hey, they're Nokia phones running Android, and they look…
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 5:26pm -
  • This Week Fast Forward 02.26.2017

    This Week Fast Forward 02.26.2017

    Speed through the highlights from the latest "This Week."
    - 9 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 4:47pm -
  • Here's What Samsung Will Be Showing At MWC 2017

    Here's What Samsung Will Be Showing At MWC 2017

    Samsung is slated to show several new gadgets and devices at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Watch the Samsung Tab 3 MWC press conference live stream here.
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:51pm -
  • S. Carolina law makes it tough to lower Confederate flags

    S. Carolina law makes it tough to lower Confederate flags

    WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — In the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church slayings in 2015, the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse during an elaborate nationally televised ceremony.
    - 10 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:40pm -
  • Jerk alligator steals a huge fish off a little boy's line

    Jerk alligator steals a huge fish off a little boy's line

    Today, a little boy named Connor learned the brutal lesson that Mother Nature has no manners. In a clip posted to the Bass Masters And Fish Experts Facebook Page, a thieving alligator had an easy lunch thanks to some humans fishing off a pier. In…
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 3:07pm -
  • How To Watch Mardi Gras Online

    How To Watch Mardi Gras Online

    Take in the experience of New Orlean fun without paying airfare for a ticket to Louisiana.
    - 11 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 2:40pm -
  • Taliban leader encourages people to plant trees

    Taliban leader encourages people to plant trees

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Springtime in Afghanistan usually brings a spike in violence as the Taliban takes advantage of the thaw to launch a wave of fresh attacks. But the Taliban's leader has just issued a statement calling on Afghans to plant mo…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Feb 17, 1:18pm -

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  • 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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