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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Wrong place, wrong time: US general's killing shows growing Afghan peril

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 10:33pm by AP, MCT

    ... in southern Uruzgan province, said the attack happened in the provincial capital, Tirin Kot. After the killings, the attacker stole the slain officers' weapons and fled in a police car. Nayab ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide blast kills 89 in Afghanistan as politicians feud over election

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kabul Bomber blows up car near market, underscoring instability as foreign troops get ready to leave Suicide blast kills 89 as politicians feud over election A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan yesterday, killing 89 people and wounding more than 40 in one of the deadliest attacks since ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan election front runner Abdullah Abdullah survives assassination attempt

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:25am by AFP

    ... the capital. "The first attack was a suicide car bomb on a convoy of Dr Abdullah Abdullah and the second was a mine attack," said Sayed Gul Agha Hashemi, head of Kabul police's criminal ... bomber on foot. Such conflicting accounts are common in the chaotic immediate aftermath of attacks in Afghanistan. The blasts destroyed several cars and nearby storefronts, leaving the street ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Four Taliban die in shootout at Indian consulate in Afghanistan

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... detonating an explosives-packed car. In 2008, a car bomb at the Indian embassy in Kabul killed 60 people and the embassy was again hit by a suicide strike in 2009. And in 2010, two guesthouses ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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 ...




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