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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Karzai’s cousin and Ghani ally killed in Afghan suicide attack

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:59pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kabul President Hamid Karzai’s powerful cousin, a close ally of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack at his home, the governor’s office in the southern province of Kandahar said. Hashmat Karzai was hosting an event for the Eid al-Fitr holiday at his home in the province when a man posing as a guest set off hidden ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561931/karzais-cousin-and-ghani-ally-killed-afghan-suicide-attack
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban turning into a criminal enterprise, UN monitors report

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by Reuters, AFP

    ... motivation in invading Afghanistan in 2001 was to wipe out the safe havens the Taliban afforded al-Qaeda after the 9/11 attacks. It said al-Qaeda-linked networks pose a long-term security threat to the region and beyond despite this year's drawdown of Nato troops in Afghanistan. Three al-Qaeda affiliates in Pakistan- the Pakistani Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi- regularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1532930/taliban-turning-criminal-enterprise-un-monitors-report
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US commandos planned for the worst in freeing army sergeant, says Hagel

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by AGENCIES

    ... finally ending up in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal district. A commander of the Haqqani network, a militant outfit allied with the Taliban and with ties to al-Qaeda, painted a picture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523451/us-commandos-planned-worst-freeing-army-sergeant-says-hagel
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US troops to remain in Afghanistan until end of 2016 to ‘finish the job’

    Posted May 28th 2014, 09:03pm by AP

    ... with striking significant blows against al-Qaeda's leadership, eliminating Osama bin Laden and preventing Afghanistan from being used as a base for strikes against the US. He said: "Now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520591/us-troops-leave-afghanistan-end-2016
  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Concerns in US military as CIA plans to shut spy bases in Afghanistan

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:36pm by NYT

    ... said. The agency is increasingly focused on threats in Syria, Yemen and parts of Africa as al-Qaeda has morphed into regional affiliates that are seen as more dangerous to the US and its allies. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508483/concerns-us-military-cia-plans-shut-spy-bases-afghanistan
  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    5 British troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 08:35pm by Associated Press

    ... of this year, 13 years after the US-led invasion to topple the Taliban’s hard-line Islamic regime for sheltering Osama bin Laden and other al-Qaeda leaders. Violence has increased in Afghanistan ahead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498447/5-british-troops-killed-afghan-helicopter-crash
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Smooth-running Afghan election raises questions about Taliban’s strength

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 07:12pm by Reuters in Kabul

    ... Waziristan region, where many al-Qaeda and Taliban-linked militants are based. The two had arrived in a heavily guarded district compound. As they sat in car, waiting for the convoy to move off, ... and that it is in Pakistan where the training and funding of the Taliban and support of the al Qaeda network has occurred. Underlining the threat from across the border, military chiefs and security officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1467118/smooth-running-afghan-election-raises-questions-about-talibans-strength
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan roadside bomb kills 13 civilians

    Posted May 13th 2013, 07:58pm by AFP

    ... into civil war after Nato military operations cease. The “residual” US force, ranging from about 2,500 to 12,000 troops, is likely to stay in Afghanistan to focus on al-Qaeda militants and further ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1236939/afghan-roadside-bomb-kills-13-civilians
  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    AFP reporter, family among 9 civilians killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... were taken by guards to the safe rooms,” a front-desk clerk said on condition of anonymity. Jane Ferguson, an Al Jazeera television journalist staying at the hotel, said on Twitter she had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454052/journalist-and-family-among-nine-killed-taliban-attack-kabul-hotel
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Planned cuts to Afghan forces threaten stability, US report says

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:31am by Reuters in Washington

    ... and analysis. “We therefore conclude that international enabler support – to include advisers – will be essential to ANSF through at least 2018,” it said. The report also said a small group of al ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1432447/planned-cuts-afghan-forces-threaten-stability-us-report-says

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