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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    5 British troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

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

    ... Associated Press in Kabul Single deadliest day this year for foreign forces in Afghanistan A British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing five Nato troops ... Major General Richard Felton, commander of the Joint Helicopter Command, said the crash appeared to be “a tragic accident.” In Kabul, an Afghan university official identified two Americans ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan soldier guns down US general in Kabul insider attack

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:39pm by AFP

    ... was killed by a hijacked airliner that crashed into the Pentagon. The Afghan soldier was himself killed after he opened fire during a high-level visit by Nato officers on Tuesday to the Marshal Fahim ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Five American soldiers killed by coalition air strike in Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... for the Nato force since five British soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash on April 26. Nato forces have officially stepped back from frontline fighting to focus on training Afghan soldiers, ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan roadside bomb hits bus killing nine

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 02:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ghazni A roadside bomb exploded under an Afghan bus southwest of Kabul on Monday, killing nine people and wounding at least 22 others in an attack blamed on Taliban militants, officials said. The bus bombing in the flashpoint province of Wardak came as Afghanistan endures a bloody few days at a time of year that often sees a surge in violence as the cold winter ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack on Kabul army bus wounds six

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul A suicide attacker blew himself up next to a bus carrying army personnel in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, wounding at least six people, officials said. ... that ambulances were carrying the wounded to hospital after the attack on the bus, which took place on a main street in Kabul. View Larger Map   Spokesmen for the defence and interior ministries said ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Five Nato troops die in Afghan helicopter crash

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Five members of the Nato-led international force fighting in Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash in the south of the country, the coalition said in a statement on Tuesday. “The cause of the crash is under investigation. However, initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time,” it said following the incident ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban vow to release remaining Turkish hostages

    Posted May 13th 2013, 04:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Taliban insurgent leaders pledged on Monday to release the final four Turkish engineers held hostage since their helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan last month. Four other Turkish engineers aboard the helicopter were freed on Sunday, three weeks after the crash in Logar province, a Taliban stronghold south of the capital Kabul. The Taliban ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan roadside bomb kills 13 civilians

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

    ... training of the national police and army. Also on Monday, Taliban leaders pledged to release the final four Turkish engineers held hostage since their helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan last ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Australia says deaths will not speed up Afghan exit

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... crash within 24 hours was the worst scenario he had seen in the job. “It doesn’t do anything to my resolve to stay the course, because staying the course is absolutely the right thing to do,” ... forces soldiers were killed when their helicopter crashed in Helmand province on Thursday morning. Nato struggled to counter the so-called “green-on-blue” attacks in which uniformed Afghans turn ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Four Nato troops killed by ‘Afghan police’

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 04:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Taliban control and the militia claimed responsibility. At the time, Nato said the cause of the crash was under investigation. At least 332 Western troops have been killed in Afghanistan so far ...




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