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  • newMRR queries KP decision on refugees

    MRR queries KP decision on refugees

    by Zarghona Salehi on 21 December, 2014 - 20:35 KABUL (Pajhwok): The decision to expel all Afghan refugees from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after a month is against previous commitments and efforts were on to resolve the issue through diplomatic channels, off…
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  • newDangam residents under Taliban siege

    Dangam residents under Taliban siege

    by Khan Wali Salarzai on 21 December, 2014 - 20:27 ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents, including women and children, remain under siege in the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, an uprising leader said on Sunday.  (Read more)read mor…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:57pm -
  • newKey cabinet members to be named soon

    Key cabinet members to be named soon

    by Pajhwok reporter on 21 December, 2014 - 20:26 KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mohammad Mohaqiq said on Sunday key members of the cabinet would be introduced in a couple of days.  (Read more)read more
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:56pm -
  • newUzbek women join rebels in Sar-i-Pul

    Uzbek women join rebels in Sar-i-Pul

    by Paiman Noori on 21 December, 2014 - 19:45 SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and a senior official on Sunday claimed 10 Uzbek women had joined militants and were assisting them in making magnetic bombs in northern Sar-i-Pul province.  (Read mor…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:15pm -
  • newGovt under fire for failing to honour pledges

    Govt under fire for failing to honour pledges

    by Meer Agha Nasrat Samimi on 21 December, 2014 - 19:41 KABUL (Pajhwok): The unity government’s failure to honour its promises has led to the criticism of its leadership, political analysts said on Sunday.  (Read more)read more
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:11pm -
  • newPoll process shouldn’t be politicised: Nuristani

    Poll process shouldn’t be politicised: Nuristani

    by Khwaja Basir Fitri on 21 December, 2014 - 19:40 KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) chief on Sunday said the Wolesi Jirga could not amend the law on the structure, duties and authority of the poll panels.  (Read more)read…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:10pm -
  • Pakistanis seek havens in Dangam: Senators

    Pakistanis seek havens in Dangam: Senators

    by Abasin Zaheer on 21 December, 2014 - 17:46 KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan-based militant groups are employing a variety of tactics to make permanent sanctuaries in the Dangam district in eastern Kunar province and some other border towns, a Senate dele…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 1:16pm -
  • Calls for investigation as journalist laid to rest

    Calls for investigation as journalist laid to rest

    by Pajhwok Report on 21 December, 2014 - 15:19 KABUL (Pajhwok): A journalist, who was seriously wounded during a Taliban suicide attack on a French-run school in Kabul, succumbed to his injuries in hospital on Sunday.  (Read more)read more
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 10:49am -
  • Hit militants across border, Kandahar police ordered

    Hit militants across border, Kandahar police ordered

    by Bashir Ahmed Naadem on 21 December, 2014 - 12:34 KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for southern Kandahar province has said his forces targeted and smashed militant hideouts across the Durand Line.  (Read more)read more
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 8:04am -
  • 7 civilians dead in Kunar roadside bombing

    7 civilians dead in Kunar roadside bombing

    by Khan Wali Salarzai on 21 December, 2014 - 12:19 ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Seven civilians, including women and children, were killed and three others wounded as a result of roadside bombing in Narai district of eastern Kunar province on Sunday.  (Read…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 7:49am -

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  • newTOLOnews 6pm News 21 December 2014

    TOLOnews 6pm News 21 December 2014

    Top news in this Bulletin:In a meeting with a number of Balkh residents in Kabul, Second Deputy to the CEO of the National Unity Government (NUG) Muhammad Mohaqeq said that the president and chief executive will announce an important portion of the c…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 4:02pm -
  • newExperts Say Prisoners Released by U.S. Have Minor or Nonexistent Taliban Ties

    Experts Say Prisoners Released by U.S. Have Minor or Nonexistent Taliban Ties

    Sources close to the issue have maintained that the four Afghan prisoners recently released by the U.S. government from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba have minor ties to the Taliban at most, and in some cases, none whatsoever.The four prisoners…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:20pm -
  • newAmendment in Election Law Threatens Stability: Nuristani

    Amendment in Election Law Threatens Stability: Nuristani

    The Independent Election Commission (IEC) Chief has warned that amendments in the electoral law would likely threaten the country's security and stability.Expressing these statements in a press conference Saturday in Kabul, Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani cla…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:18pm -
  • newBorder Police Return Fire On Militants Across Border in Pakistan

    Border Police Return Fire On Militants Across Border in Pakistan

    Kandahar Police Chief General Abdul Razeq said on Sunday that he had ordered his border police forces to respond with force to militant attacks emanating form across the border in Pakistan.General Razeq comments came as he visited the border check…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:15pm -
  • newVital Section of Cabinet to be Announced Soon: Mohaqeq

    Vital Section of Cabinet to be Announced Soon: Mohaqeq

    In a meeting with a number of Balkh residents in Kabul, Second Deputy to the CEO of the National Unity Government (NUG) Muhammad Mohaqeq said that the president and chief executive will announce an important portion of the cabinet "today or tomorrow"…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:11pm -
  • Roadside Bomb in Kunar Kills 7 Civilians

    Roadside Bomb in Kunar Kills 7 Civilians

    At least seven civilians including three children were killed in a roadside mine blast in eastern Kunar province, local officials said on Sunday.The incident took place Saturday night in Narai district when a vehicle, with women and children on boa…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 10:29am -
  • 7 ALP Killed in Clash with Taliban in Jowzjan

    7 ALP Killed in Clash with Taliban in Jowzjan

    Seven Afghan Local Police (ALP) and five Taliban insurgents were killed in clashes in northern Jowzjan province on Saturday night, local officials said on Sunday.Five other ALP and five insurgents were injured in the clash.Ahmad Farid Azizi, a spo…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 8:13am -
  • ISI’s Strategic Depth Has Failed The Nation of Pakistan

    ISI’s Strategic Depth Has Failed The Nation of Pakistan

    As an Afghan, the barbaric slaughter of school children in Peshawar was a reminder of the every day carnage of innocent Afghans by the same extremist groups who have continued killing their own Muslim brothers and sisters for decades now. As I was r…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 7:57am -
  • Military Soldier Killed in Nangarhar Blast

    Military Soldier Killed in Nangarhar Blast

    An Afghan military soldier was killed and a civilian injured in a blast in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday morning, local officials said.The incident took place around 9 a.m. in Torkham area of Nangarhar while a military vehicle was passing th…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 6:52am -
  • First 100 Days: 2014 Deadliest Year for Afghan Civilians: UNAMA

    First 100 Days: 2014 Deadliest Year for Afghan Civilians: UNAMA

     2014 has been the deadliest year for civilians in Afghanistan where the number of casualties have increased by 19 percent as compared to the previous year, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) head, Nicholas Haysom, said Fr…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 6:31am -

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  • newISIS (Daesh) executes 100 of its own fighters for desertion

    ISIS (Daesh) executes 100 of its own fighters for desertion

    According to reports, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has executed around 100 of its foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters. The execution was carried out in the Syrian city of Raqqa, according to an activist…
    - 59 mins ago, 21 Dec 14, 4:55pm -
  • newAnother Peshawar like attack planned for Pakistan

    Another Peshawar like attack planned for Pakistan

    Interior Minister of Pakistan says there is information indicating another Peshawar like attack designed to be carried out in Pakistan. Addressing a press conference on Sunday Pakistan’s interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan called on security…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Dec 14, 4:26pm -
  • newGen. Raziq orders Afghan forces to target insurgents in Pakistan

    Gen. Raziq orders Afghan forces to target insurgents in Pakistan

    The provincial police chief of southern Kandahar province Gen. Abdul Raziq has ordered the Afghan national security forces to target the insurgents on the other side of Durand Line. Gen. Raziq said on Sunday that the Afghan security forces have been…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:58pm -
  • Taliban join peace process in Badakhshan

    Taliban join peace process in Badakhshan

    Officials of northeastern Badakhshan province say a group of 20 insurgents who were actively involved in anti-government activities as well as targeting foreigners joined peace process through the National Solidarity Program. Lal Mohammad Ahmadzai, s…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 12:02pm -
  • Top Taliban intelligence official among 4 released from Guantanamo

    Top Taliban intelligence official among 4 released from Guantanamo

    A top intelligence official of the Taliban militants group in Afghanistan was among the 4 inmates released from Guantanamo. The top Taliban leader, Mohammad Zahir, was also a leading weapons supplier who was arrested suspicion of possessing weapons i…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 11:25am -
  • Parwan wedding attackers arrested

    Parwan wedding attackers arrested

    The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Sunday to have arrested 2 persons who had carried out attack at a wedding party that left casualties behind in northern Parwan province weeks ago. The NDS named these persons as Qari Atiqullah S/O Mo…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 10:24am -
  • New Face of Terrorism in Afghanistan-Women Bomb Makers

    New Face of Terrorism in Afghanistan-Women Bomb Makers

    Police in northern Sar-e-Pul province are looking for a group of 10 women who are recruiting/ training other women for terrorist activities. Mohammad Kazim, spokesman for Sar-e-Pul police says these women are expert in making bombs who have received…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 9:46am -
  • Explosions occurred in Jalalabad

    Explosions occurred in Jalalabad

    Ahmadzia Abdulzai, spokesman for the acting governor of eastern Nangarhar province says two explosions took place in Jalalabad city Sunday morning. He said one explosion was carried out through a magnetic bomb attached to a vehicle belonging to Afgha…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 8:35am -
  • International Peace Conference to be held in Peshawar

    International Peace Conference to be held in Peshawar

    Pakistan based Dawn news agency reports that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is mulling an International Peace Conference for Muslim countries in Peshawar. According to the news agency the aim of the conference is to unite Islamic count…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 7:26am -
  • Taliban IED kills 7, including children in Kunar province

    Taliban IED kills 7, including children in Kunar province

    At least seven civilians, including children were killed following an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion in eastern Kunaar province. According to local security officials, the incident took place late on Saturday afternoon after an IED plant…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 7:24am -

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  • newPakistan carries out more executions

    Pakistan carries out more executions

    Pakistan hangs four convicts in the second set of executions since the death penalty was reinstated after the deadly Peshawar school massacre.
    - 4 mins ago, 21 Dec 14, 5:50pm -
  • newUS mulls putting NK on terror list

    US mulls putting NK on terror list

    The US is considering putting North Korea back on the list of terrorism sponsors, President Barack Obama says, after a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 2:27pm -
  • VIDEO: The secretive state of Turkmenistan

    VIDEO: The secretive state of Turkmenistan

    Turkmenistan in Central Asia is one of the most isolated and secretive states in the world, dissent is not tolerated and suspicion reigns.
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 9:22am -
  • VIDEO: Pakistan 'in mourning and on edge'

    VIDEO: Pakistan 'in mourning and on edge'

    Pakistan has announced it will execute more militant prisoners in the next few days after lifting a moratorium in response to the Peshawar school massacre.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 6:44am -
  • Voices of grief and determination

    Voices of grief and determination

    Grief and resolution after Taliban school massacre
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:24am -
  • Climate of fear in Turkmenistan

    Climate of fear in Turkmenistan

    Life in one of the world's most repressive states
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 12:20am -
  • Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed

    Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed

    Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
    - 18 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 11:46pm -
  • VIDEO: Cyclist survives fall under lorry

    VIDEO: Cyclist survives fall under lorry

    A cyclist in China avoids serious injury after being knocked off his bike by a truck at a busy junction.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:55pm -
  • Xi defends 'one-China' idea in Macau

    Xi defends 'one-China' idea in Macau

    Chinese President Xi Jinping urges Macau residents to respect the "one-China" policy, amid street protests in the former Portuguese colony.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Dec 14, 2:02pm -
  • Cairns children's mother arrested

    Cairns children's mother arrested

    Police arrest the mother of seven of the eight children found dead in a home in Cairns, Australia.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:26pm -

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  • newThe Unspeakable in Afghanistan - Truth-Out

    The Unspeakable in Afghanistan - Truth-Out

    Stars and StripesThe Unspeakable in AfghanistanTruth-Out2014 marks the deadliest year in Afghanistan for civilians, fighters, and foreigners. The situation has reached a new low as the myth of the Afghan state continues. Thirteen years into America's…
    - 37 mins ago, 21 Dec 14, 5:17pm -
  • newWDSU's 'Chronicle: The Long Road Home' travels to Afghanistan to tell the ... - NOLA.com

    WDSU's 'Chronicle: The Long Road Home' travels to Afghanistan to tell the ... - NOLA.com

    NOLA.comWDSU's 'Chronicle: The Long Road Home' travels to Afghanistan to tell the ...NOLA.comSon of a veteran, father of a serviceman and an Army vet himself, WDSU's Heath Allen traveled to Afghanistan in July to answer a simple question. "Everybody…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Dec 14, 4:28pm -
  • newUS Government Sends 4 Guantanamo Prisoners Back to Afghanistan - NBCNews.com

    US Government Sends 4 Guantanamo Prisoners Back to Afghanistan - NBCNews.com

    NBCNews.comUS Government Sends 4 Guantanamo Prisoners Back to AfghanistanNBCNews.comThe United States released four Guantanamo Bay prisoners to their home country of Afghanistan on Friday, the first such transfer to the war-torn country since 2009, t…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • newRomania: 450 Troops To Afghanistan - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    Romania: 450 Troops To AfghanistanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyOutgoing President Traian Basescu says Romania has committed an extra 450 troops to Afghanistan starting next year in addition to the previously announced 200 military instructors and trai…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 2:33pm -
  • 14 Killed in Attacks in Afghanistan - Voice of America

    14 Killed in Attacks in Afghanistan - Voice of America

    Irish Independent14 Killed in Attacks in AfghanistanVoice of AmericaSeven police officers have been killed in a northern Afghanistan province after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents. Police officials in Jawzjan province say five other…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Pentagon returns four Guantanamo detainees to Afghanistan - Fox News

    Pentagon returns four Guantanamo detainees to Afghanistan - Fox News

    ReutersPentagon returns four Guantanamo detainees to AfghanistanFox News"The United States is grateful to the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for its willingness to support ongoing U.S. efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:22am -
  • US transfers four Guantanamo prisoners to Afghanistan - Washington Post
    US transfers four Guantanamo prisoners to AfghanistanWashington PostFour detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Saturday. The A…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 2:28am -
  • 4 prisoners at Guantanamo returned to Afghanistan - New York Post

    4 prisoners at Guantanamo returned to Afghanistan - New York Post

    New York Post4 prisoners at Guantanamo returned to AfghanistanNew York PostWASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing…
    - 23 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:59pm -
  • US releases four Guantánamo Bay prisoners to Afghanistan - The Guardian

    US releases four Guantánamo Bay prisoners to Afghanistan - The Guardian

    The GuardianUS releases four Guantánamo Bay prisoners to AfghanistanThe GuardianAccording to the Associated Press, the top US commander in Afghanistan, General John Campbell, had opposed the release. Officials said Campbell and all military leaders…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:38pm -
  • The good news in 'Afghanistan's Marshall Plan' - Reuters Blogs (blog)
    The good news in 'Afghanistan's Marshall Plan'Reuters Blogs (blog)As the U.S. continues its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, it's worth taking a look at how much the nation has spent on aid–and how effective it has (or hasn't) been. Certainly, th…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Dec 14, 8:56am -

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  • newTop Asian News at 5:30 p.m. GMT
    HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war,…
    - 22 mins ago, 21 Dec 14, 5:32pm -
  • newU.S. firm finds malware targeting visitors to Afghan government websites

    U.S. firm finds malware targeting visitors to Afghan government websites

    By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Malicious software likely linked to China is being used to infect visitors to a wide range of official Afghan government websites, U.S. cybersecurity researchers say. ThreatConnect, a Virginia-based cybersecuri…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:04pm -
  • newUzbeks vote in elections expected to reinforce Karimov's grip on power

    Uzbeks vote in elections expected to reinforce Karimov's grip on power

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Uzbeks went to the polls on Sunday to vote in parliamentary elections at which all four parties support President Islam Karimov, ensuring that the ballot will further reinforce his 23-year grip on power. Karimov, 76, has ruled Cent…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 2:18pm -
  • Afghan Taliban decry 'biased' U.N. report on civilian casualties

    Afghan Taliban decry 'biased' U.N. report on civilian casualties

    By Kay Johnson KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban on Sunday accused the United Nations of "enmity and political motives" in reporting that three-quarters of a record-high number of civilians killed and wounded this year were victims of the insur…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 9:57am -
  • Roadside bomb kills seven civilians in Afghanistan

    Roadside bomb kills seven civilians in Afghanistan

    At least seven people including children were killed when a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, the latest civilian casualties which soared to a record high this year. The explosion occurred late Saturday whe…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 8:17am -
  • Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen at checkpoint
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban attacked a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, killing at least seven policemen, an official said Sunday. In Kabul, a reporter wounded in an attack earlier this month on a French-run school died of his injuries…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 8:14am -
  • Xenophobia mushrooms in shadow of Berlin tower blocks

    Xenophobia mushrooms in shadow of Berlin tower blocks

    There's little to break the monotony of communist-era apartment blocks stretching across Marzahn-Hellersdorf, an east Berlin satellite district that has gained national notoriety for a spate of anti-foreigner protests. As Germany confronts a rise in…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 7:15am -
  • Top Asian News at 4:30 a.m. GMT
    SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said. Mersane Warria, 37, was charged with eight counts of murder in a bedside…
    - 13 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 4:32am -
  • Tattoos embody Afghan social revolution, but critics push back

    Tattoos embody Afghan social revolution, but critics push back

    Exposure to Western culture since 2001 has transformed Afghanistan's previously isolated society, and a love of tattoos has taken hold – despite inking parlours being illegal. Under the Taliban's tough 1996-2001 regime, personal fashion statements…
    - 14 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 3:36am -
  • Afghan journalist wounded in French centre attack dies

    Afghan journalist wounded in French centre attack dies

    An Afghan journalist who was seriously injured during a suicide attack on a French cultural centre died of his wounds in hospital on Sunday, officials said.
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Dec 14, 12:37am -

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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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