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  1. News - World

    NATO says 3 international troops killed in Afghanistan shooting

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 09:17pm by AP

    ... KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says 3 international troops killed in Afghanistan shooting. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1314745/nato-says-3-international-troops-killed-afghanistan-shooting
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US gives Afghanistan year-end deadline to sign crucial security deal

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:53am by Reuters in Kabul and Washington

    ... a vital security pact with the United States on Thursday by saying it should not be signed until after Afghanistan’s presidential election next April, prompting the White House to insist ... and seemed certain to reignite tensions with Washington. The Afghan leader spoke to about 2,500 tribal elders and political leaders from across Afghanistan gathered in the capital for a Loya Jirga, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1362676/us-gives-afghanistan-year-end-deadline-sign-crucial-security-deal
  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan president Hamid Karzai wants to defer signing of US deal

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 02:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... the majority of foreign combat forces will have left Afghanistan. The US had wanted a deal signed by the end of October. “If you accept it and Parliament passes it, the agreement should be signed when ... to then change his mind. He signed a strategic partnership with Obama last year despite criticizing the United States for its military actions in Afghanistan, including night raids against Afghan homes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1361944/us-afghanistan-agree-post-war-troop-deal
  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan security deal clouded by dispute over US admission of ‘mistakes’

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 02:34pm by Reuters in Kabul and Washington

    ... Reuters in Kabul and Washington Confusion over a letter acknowledging US errors in Afghanistan has prevented signing of security pact to cover post-war conduct Last-minute efforts to finalise a security pact between the United States and Afghanistan were clouded on Tuesday by differences over whether President Barack Obama had agreed to issue a letter acknowledging US mistakes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1361082/afghan-security-deal-clouded-dispute-over-us-admission-mistakes
  5. AFGHANISTAN

    One killed in attack on US consulate in Afghanistan

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 11:34am by Agence France-Presse in Herat

    ... Agence France-Presse in Herat Gunmen staged an attack on the US consulate in Herat, western Afghanistan early on Friday leaving at least one person dead and 18 wounded, officials said. View Larger Map An AFP reporter at the scene said the attack appeared to be petering out. Four policemen were among the wounded, Herat hospital spokesman Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai said. No further ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1309012/one-killed-attack-us-consulate-afghanistan
  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban kill 15 police in west Afghanistan

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 04:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Herat

    ... Agence France-Presse in Herat Taliban insurgents killed 15 police on the main highway in western Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday, in the latest attack to highlight an escalation ... and three civilians who died when insurgents tried to storm a joint Nato-Afghan military base in the east. Nato-led troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan as local security forces take over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1300362/taliban-kill-15-police-west-afghanistan
  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan releases seven Taliban prisoners

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 03:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Pakistan on Saturday announced the release of seven senior Afghan Taliban figures to help the peace process in war-torn neighbour Afghanistan, the foreign ... has the influence to force the Taliban to the negotiating table- and the insurgents have publicly refused all contact with Karzai’s government, branding it a US puppet. Karzai said Afghanistan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1305606/pakistan-releases-seven-taliban-prisoners
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan security death toll ‘unsustainable’, says Nato commander

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 10:40am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London The Nato commander in Afghanistan has warned that the current casualty rates suffered by the Afghan army and police force are “unsustainable”, ... were shot dead by helicopter gunships during the assault on the base in Nangarhar province, but no member of the US-led Nato mission was killed. Afghanistan’s 350,000-strong security forces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1302412/afghan-security-death-toll-unsustainable-says-nato-commander
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Lawyers for US soldier in Afghanistan rampage want prosecutors dismissed

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 01:27pm by Reuters in Tacoma, Washington

    ... the death penalty, pleaded guilty in June to walking off his base in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province before dawn on March 11, last year, and gunning down civilians in their homes in at least two ... in Iraq and Afghanistan, acknowledged the killings upon pleading guilty in June and told the court there was “not a good reason in this world” for his actions. His attack marked the worst case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296641/lawyers-us-soldier-afghanistan-rampage-want-prosecutors-dismissed
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Insurgents kill 10 at Afghan construction camp

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 05:34pm by Associated Press in Kabul

    ... Associated Press in Kabul Insurgents killed 10 people at a construction camp in Afghanistan’s western Herat province on Saturday, while five members of a family died in a separate roadside bomb explosion in the south, officials said. Deputy Public Works Minister Ahmad Shah Wahid said nine construction workers and a policeman were killed when insurgents attacked a construction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1297409/insurgents-kill-10-afghan-construction-camp

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