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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Barack Obama hails signing of pact to keep US troops in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:58am by Reuters, AP, GUARDIAN

    ... He also thanked American military personnel who have served in Afghanistan for their "extraordinary service". President Ashraf Ghani, who was sworn in on Monday, said the agreement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604982/barack-obama-hails-signing-pact-keep-us-troops-afghanistan
  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    New Afghan president Ashraf Ghani urges Taliban to join peace efforts

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 11:13pm by AFP

    ... the inauguration as a key legacy of the costly military and civilian intervention in Afghanistan. Nato's US-led combat mission will end in three months but the Taliban still poses a serious threat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604144/new-afghan-president-ashraf-ghani-urges-taliban-join-peace-efforts
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban suicide bomber strikes in Kabul, leaving three Nato soldiers dead

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... Suicide bomber strikes in Kabul US troops carry the body of a comrade after a Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a Nato convoy close to the US embassy in Kabul yesterday, killing two Americans and one Polish soldier as well as wounding at least 13 civilians. Nato troops gave first-aid to bloodstained comrades beside the wrecked remains of a military vehicle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593988/taliban-suicide-bomber-strikes-kabul-leaving-three-nato-soldiers-dead
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Deal between Afghan presidential candidates close after 'breakthrough'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... military and civilian aid effort since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 would leave Afghanistan as a democratic country. With the government paralysed for months, it has also emboldened the Taliban insurgents, weakened the fragile economy and put future international military and aid support at risk. "I hope they will publicly announce the agreement [today]," Ghani's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593989/deal-between-afghan-presidential-candidates-close-after-breakthrough
  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... degrees. After graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, in 1980, he received his military commission as an engineer officer, according to his professional biography. ... General Harold Greene's first deployment to a war zone was his last. The 34-year military veteran has become the highest-ranked American officer killed in combat in the post-9/11 wars in Iraq ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567865/wrong-place-wrong-time-us-generals-killing-shows-growing-afghan-peril
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Feuding presidential candidates to form unity government in Afghanistan

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 07:16am by AFP

    ... nations have expressed reluctance to make costly commitments if Afghanistan fails to complete the election- a key goal of the massive international military and aid effort since 2001. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569658/feuding-presidential-candidates-form-unity-government-afghanistan
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan soldier guns down US general in Kabul insider attack

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

    ... nobody, including Afghan forces, to approach,” he said. An official statement from Berlin said the injured German brigadier general was not in a life-threatening condition. The Afghan military has ... In February this year, two Afghan men wearing military uniforms shot dead two US soldiers in the eastern province of Kapisa. Also on Tuesday, Afghan officials accused an ISAF air strike of killing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567701/afghan-soldier-guns-down-us-general-kabul-insider-attack
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah agrees to rejoin vote audit

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... international hopes that a smooth election would help vindicate the costly US-led military and civilian aid effort since 2001. Abdullah's representatives refused to attend the recount on Sunday due ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566368/afghan-candidate-abdullah-abdullah-agrees-rejoin-vote-audit
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry in Kabul to seek resolution of Afghan election dispute

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 01:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... The dangers of international military intervention were underlined on Tuesday when a rogue Afghan soldier shot dead a US general at an army training centre in Kabul, wounding more than a dozen others ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569086/kerry-kabul-seek-resolution-afghan-election-dispute
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Attempts to resume Afghan poll audit stall over criteria for discounting votes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 06:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Election Commission (IEC) said both candidates had agreed to a UN-backed proposal that included criteria for invalidating fraudulent ballots. Abdullah’s observers however did not show up at the election commission in Kabul, with his spokesman saying they were still negotiating with the UN. “The IEC has adopted the UN proposal but we still have our observations,” Abdullah’s spokesman Mujib ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1565012/attempts-resume-afghan-poll-audit-stall-over-criteria-discounting-votes

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