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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US-Afghan deal falters as Karzai says he could walk away from pact

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 03:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Afghan President Karzai refuses to be rushed into signing deal A security deal to allow some US troops to stay in Afghanistan to fight al-Qaeda was at risk ... Faizi said recently, referring to Pakistan-based militants whom Afghanistan believes are supported by Pakistan’s intelligence services. Karzai officially suspended BSA talks in June in a furious ...

  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Amazement in Afghanistan as Kerry brokers deal for audit to settle presidential poll

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Rivals to succeed Hamid Karzai unexpectedly agree recount to settle winner amid fraud claims Kerry brokers deal for full audit of Afghan votes President Hamid Karzai has agreed to delay the inauguration of his successor to allow time for a full audit of votes cast in the disputed election. It came after Afghanistan's two presidential rivals agreed ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN reports soaring civilian casualties in Afghanistan as violence deepens

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul UN reports soaring civilian casualties Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared by 24 per cent in the first half of this year, according to UN figures released yesterday, revealing worsening nationwide violence as US-led troops leave after more than a decade fighting the Taliban. Ground combat is now causing more deaths and injuries than ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US secretary of state pushes plan to ‘clean up’ disputed Afghan vote

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Jophn Kerry advocates practical plan to 'clean up the tally' after both candidates claim run-off victory in Afghanistan's presidential polls US Secretary of State John Kerry was on Saturday to hold a second day of talks with Afghanistan’s feuding presidential hopefuls, seeking a deal to “clean up the tally” after disputed elections. Despite ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    John Kerry warns Afghan aid may stop if there is an illegitimate power grab

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul John Kerry urges full review after initial results are challenged by losing candidate Poll dispute threatens Afghan aid, US warns US Secretary of State John Kerry warned yesterday that any illegitimate attempt to seize power in Afghanistan would cost the country its international aid, after preliminary results of presidential elections sparked a row ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US special envoy for Afghanistan, James Dobbins, steps down

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 08:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The US special envoy for Afghanistan is stepping down at a key juncture in troubled US-Afghan ties and as the country grapples with a political crisis ... But with the election results again delayed, this time until Monday, the clock is ticking on when the treaty can be signed. Agence France-Presse ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... Agency specialists responsible for intercepting insurgents' communications, which have been a rich source of daily intelligence, the officials said. Pentagon officials warn that the CIA ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Decision to close intelligence outposts strains relations with US military, which fears an increase in attacks by insurgents as troops pull out C.I.A. ...

  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Rights advocates fear rollback of women’s gains in Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... Lynne O'Donnell in London Advocates fear withdrawal of most international troops and aid agencies from country will see some hard-won improvements rolled back Afghan women's gains at risk Parwan Wafa is headmistress of a school for 1,800 girls between seven and 17 years old in a rural region of Afghanistan that has been terrorised by Islamist insurgents for more ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Two Americans injured in attack on US consulate vehicle in Afghanistan

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... wounded when the heavily-armed attackers stormed a house close to the consulate and opened fire on the building. Afghan President Hamid Karzai, citing a Western intelligence agency, blamed ... Agence France-Presse in Herat, Afghanistan Two Americans were slightly injured in an attack on a US consulate vehicle in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat on Wednesday, officials said, ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban turning into a criminal enterprise, UN monitors report

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

    ... Agencies Taliban relies on extortion, drugs and illegal mining to cement its grip, UN monitors report Militant mullahs making millions from crime The Taliban's reliance on extortion ... in the near future. "They present a worrying, long-term security threat emanating from Afghanistan into the region and beyond," with particular ramifications for South and Central Asia, ...




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