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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Foreigners escape Taliban attack on guesthouse

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:31am by Reuters

    ... of the kind of assault the Taliban are capable of mounting in the heavily guarded Afghan capital after their leaders ordered fighters to disrupt the election. Violence has spiralled in Afghanistan ... assault. Afghanistan, a nation of 30 million is holding an election to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai, who is barred by the constitution from running for another term in office. ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Explosions, gunfire near Afghan presidential candidate’s home

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 06:28pm by Reuters

    ... for the attack. Initially police said militants had attacked Ghani’s house itself but later Ghani’s campaign aide said the assault started from an adjacent building housing a provincial election office. ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Third journalist shot dead in Afghanistan in four weeks by gunman in police uniform

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:30pm by AFP

    ... assault, a charity’s guesthouse has come under attack, along with offices of the Independent Election Commission (IEC). Most recently, six police officers were killed in a suicide bombing ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban suicide attack on Afghan police station kills 11

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 05:32pm by Reuters

    ... determination to disrupt the vote. The assault began with two explosions just before dawn targeting the police station and a nearby square, close to compounds used by international organisations ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told a news conference. Nine people were killed in the assault, five Afghans and four foreigners, he said, and the dead included four women and two children. RIP ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack on Kabul restaurant kills up to 21

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 02:07pm by AP

    ... restaurant killed 21 people, officials said yesterday, in the deadliest assault against foreign civilians since the war began nearly 13 years ago. Thirteen foreigners and eight Afghans, all ... at least two steel doors before gaining entry. President Hamid Karzai condemned the attack and called on US-led Nato forces fighting in Afghanistan "to target terrorism". The assault ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan policewomen suffer sexual abuse at work

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Afghanistan’s policewomen suffer sexual assault by male colleagues, often inside police stations, a rights group said on Thursday, calling for women-only ... officers of having been raped, assaulted or sexually harassed by male colleagues,” HRW said. And when such assaults happen, they often occur in isolated places such as unsafe toilets and changing ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Captured British dog of war paraded in Taliban propaganda video

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 09:45am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... in the Taliban video are two M-4 assault rifles with scopes that are commonly used by special operations forces in Afghanistan. The video caught the attention of analysts at the SITE Intelligence Group, ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Karzai suspects US behind Afghan bombings: report

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 09:22am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... for bombings employing homemade explosives and other assaults, including the recent attack on the Lebanese restaurant. In Kabul, Afghan officials were unavailable to comment on the report. US officials ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Peace talks in doubt after Taliban attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by REUTERS/BLOOMBERG/AFP

    ... Agencies in Kabul Militants launch bold early morning assault on buildings near presidential palace and the CIA headquarters Peace talks in doubt after Taliban attack in Kabul Taliban militants attacked key buildings near Afghanistan's presidential palace and the American CIA headquarters in Kabul- a brazen assault that could derail attempts for peace talks to end 12 years ...




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