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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban launch audacious attack on Kabul airport as Afghan poll audit starts

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Kabul

    ... Associated Press in Kabul Attack on an airport outbuilding comes ahead of an audit of ballot papers from last month’s presidential run-off election. Explosions and gunfire rang out as the Taliban attacked Kabul airport on Thursday in the militants’ latest attempt to steal the initiative with the country in the grip of a presidential power struggle. The overnight attack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555553/gunmen-attack-kabul-airport-says-afghan-official
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Two Americans injured in attack on US consulate vehicle in Afghanistan

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Barack Obama announced the complete withdrawal of all American forces by the end of 2016. The vehicle was on its way to the airport in Herat when an unidentified gunman on a motorbike shot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520372/two-americans-injured-attack-us-consulate-vehicle-afghanistan
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan forces rise to challenge by putting down Taliban airport attack

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Kabul Elite US-trained troops storm hideouts to put down Taliban assault on Kabul airport, seen as a sign of their growing professionalism local forces rise to challenge Afghan security forces have been praised for overwhelming Taliban insurgents who launched a pre-dawn grenade and gun attack on Kabul airport yesterday. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up and all five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1257936/afghan-forces-rise-challenge-putting-down-taliban-airport-attack
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato base attacked by 'Taliban attackers' in Afghanistan

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 01:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Kandahar

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kandahar Taliban insurgents launched a major attack on Sunday, against a Nato base located in an Afghan city airport with car bombs, suicide bombing, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and small arms fire. The Taliban claimed insurgents had entered the airport in Jalalabad, near the eastern border with Pakistan, but this was denied by Nato’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1095614/nato-base-attacked-taliban-attackers-afghanistan
  5. Property - International - AFGHANISTAN

    Subsidies prop up Kabul's property market as troops prepare to withdraw

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:12am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... Lynne O'Donnell in Kabul property.post@scmp.com Government hopes gated communities in Kabul where women can walk alone without Taliban berating them will keep civil servants from fleeing Subsidies boost prices before troop pull-out Behind Kabul's airport a new city is taking shape: a gated community where apartments are fetching top dollar under a government plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1360347/subsidies-prop-kabuls-property-market-troops-prepare-withdraw
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Second female police chief shot dead in Afghanistan's Helmand province

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... provincial government spokesman Omar Zawak said. Zawak said Nigar had worked for seven years in the Helmand police crime branch and reached the rank of investigator, based at Lashkar Gah airport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1310974/second-female-police-chief-shot-dead-afghanistans-helmand-province
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Seven suicide bombers attack Afghan police base

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Jalalabad

    ... at Jalalabad city airport in early December, killing five people and wounding several foreign troops. All the attackers in that assault were also killed, some blowing themselves up in two vehicles at the perimeter gate and others shot as they attempted to storm the base. It was the third attack on Jalalabad airport last year. The hardline Taliban Islamists have waged an 11-year insurgency against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1200110/seven-suicide-bombers-attack-afghan-police-base
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban attack on Kabul supply firm kills seven

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 03:54pm by AFP

    ... the airport, the presidency and a CIA office. The US has been pushing for peace talks as 100,000 Nato combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan next year and local security forces take on the fight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1273919/taliban-attack-kabul-supply-firm-kills-seven
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Karzai announces Afghan security handover

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 06:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... outside the Supreme Court in Kabul. The previous day, gunmen fired grenades at the city airport and an international aid group’s compound was targeted in a seven-hour battle late last month. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1263656/karzai-announces-afghan-security-handover
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack in Kabul leaves 12 dead

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 01:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... it struck to avenge an anti-Islam film. The attack on a highway leading to Kabul international airport was the second suicide strike in the heavily fortified city in 10 days, renewing questions ... by flames still burning in the middle of the highway, with debris flung all around. “At around 6:45am a suicide bomber using a sedan blew himself up along the airport road in District 15. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/1039765

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