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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan's children suffer as US pull-out leaves deadly firing ranges

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 11:55pm by WASHPOST

    ... of firing ranges infested with the explosives. Dozens of children have been killed or wounded as they have stumbled upon the sites, which are often poorly marked. And casualties were likely ... their animals to graze, collecting firewood or searching for scrap metal. Of the casualties recorded by the UN, 88 per cent were children. Top US military officials say they intend to remove ...

  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul declares war on dogs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... they are generally kept only for security of homes or businesses or for organised dog fights rather than as domestic pets. "They attack people going to the mosque and children walking to school. ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... Sue Myers, who was a study director and a professor at the US Army War College, and two adult children- a son, Matthew, who is a lieutenant and a graduate of West Point, and a daughter, ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN reports soaring civilian casualties in Afghanistan as violence deepens

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

    ... improvised explosive devices in a worrying sign of spreading conflict, the UN report said, with women and children increasingly caught in the crossfire. "The nature of the conflict ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Four Taliban die in shootout at Indian consulate in Afghanistan

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

    ... Indian targets in Afghanistan. Nine civilians, including seven children, were killed in August last year when suicide bombers targeted the Indian consulate in the eastern city of Jalalabad, ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    AFP reporter, family among 9 civilians killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Teenage gunmen penetrate venue's security to kill at least nine civilians, just weeks before poll At least nine civilians including children ... at the Agence France-Presse news agency, was shot dead along with his wife and two of his three children on Thursday evening when four teenage gunmen with pistols hidden in their socks managed ...

  7. 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

    ... election, which will be the first democratic handover of power in Afghanistan’s turbulent history. Ahmad, AFP’s senior Afghan reporter, was killed along with his wife and two of his three children ...

  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban leader hunted after allegedly forcing sister, 10, to don suicide vest

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 02:54am by AFP

    ... children have sometimes been persuaded to carry suicide vests. President Hamid Karzai condemned using children in suicide attacks and called on Taliban leaders to condemn the practice. "Coercing children into suicide attacks is against the instructions of holy Islam and the values of Afghan culture," he said. ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack in crowded market kills 16 in northern Afghanistan

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:13pm

    ... treated for injuries, among them a pregnant woman and two children aged six and seven. Northern Afghanistan is generally more peaceful than the south and east of the country, but Islamist ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan capital sees first polio case since 2001

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:12pm by AFP

    ... children, is still endemic. Due to massive internationally-backed efforts the number of cases has dropped significantly in Afghanistan in recent years, with most reported from the insurgency-hit ...




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