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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Associated Press pays tribute to photographer killed in Afghanistan

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 06:50pm by AP

    ... reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German ... ballots from the centre of Khost city to the outskirts, in Tani district. The convoy was protected by the Afghan National Army and Afghan police. They were in their own car with a freelancer ...

  2. 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

    ... a Canadian colleague wounded, the news agency and officials said. The journalists were shot in their car in the Tanai district of Khost province, in the country’s east, as they reported ... condition and talking to medical personnel.” AP said the police commander opened fire while the two journalists were in their car, travelling with election workers delivering ballots in Khost city. ...

  3. 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, a policeman walked up to the car, yelled “Allahu Akbar” – God is Great – and opened fire with his AK-47 rifle. He then surrendered to the other police and was arrested. The Taliban claimed ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Defiant Afghans vote in presidential election despite Taliban threats

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 05:30pm by AP

    ... my vote so that we can bring change and show the world that we love democracy." Hundreds of thousands of Afghan police and soldiers fanned out across the country, searching cars ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Foreigners escape Taliban attack on guesthouse

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

    ... of Kabul, many looking frightened and shocked. "The fight is over. The five attackers are dead," military commander Qadam Shah Shaheem said. "One detonated his car loaded ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US anger as Afghanistan releases 65 alleged Taliban fighters from Bagram prison

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... police that runs Bagram jail, said the prisoners “got into cars and headed off to their homes”. “We freed them and it’s up to them how they left. We didn’t prepare transport for them,” he added. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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

    ... supermarkets, restaurants, gyms, car parks, beauty salons, pharmacies, gardens, playgrounds and schools. "You see women and girls walking together with no men, families sitting in the gardens ...

  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Candidates line up in last-minute rush for Afghanistan's presidential election

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of armoured cars with a phalanx of bodyguards and crowds of supporters. "We need basic reforms to combat corruption, bring in the rule of law and ensure justice and welfare for the young," ...

  10. 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 ...




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