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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul declares war on dogs

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

    ... dogs were poisoned last year by municipal workers in the Afghan capital in an effort to protect residents from disease and to control the rocketing population of the pests that roam the city. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584529/kabul-declares-war-dogs
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Hamid Karzai rejects law protecting abusers of Afghan women

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:51pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Kabul New code in Afghanistan sought to ban relatives from testifying against each other, halting prosecution of domestic violence cases Karzai rejects law protecting women ... that the president is someone who has made sure women's rights are protected according to the laws of the country." But the cabinet order may not signal an end to the law. An aide to the justice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430568/hamid-karzai-rejects-law-protecting-abusers-afghan-women
  3. 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

    ... withdraw. Washington also wants a signed deal on protecting US forces left in the country until late 2016.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552771/us-secretary-state-pushes-plan-clean-disputed-afghan-vote
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Rights advocates fear rollback of women’s gains in Afghanistan

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

    ... the introduction of a constitution that protects women's and human rights. Karzai has, until recently, been lauded as an advocate of women's rights, especially following his decree in 2004 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545758/rights-advocates-fear-rollback-womens-gains-afghanistan
  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan elections chief resigns in bid to end vote fraud impasse

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:09am by AP

    ... the code words "sheep stuffing". "I have resigned only to protect the election process, and so that Dr Abdullah Abdullah can put an end to his boycott and resume his relationship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539280/afghan-elections-chief-resigns-bid-end-vote-fraud-impasse
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US troops to remain in Afghanistan until end of 2016 to ‘finish the job’

    Posted May 28th 2014, 09:03pm by AP

    ... of his presidency, charting an end to America's longest war. The drawdown would allow Obama to end America's military engagement in Afghanistan while seeking to protect the gains ... But Obama wants to keep some troops there to train Afghan security forces, launch counterterrorism missions and protect progress made in a war that has left at least 2,181 Americans dead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520591/us-troops-leave-afghanistan-end-2016
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    5 British troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 08:35pm by Associated Press

    ... killed by a local policeman at a hospital in the capital earlier this week. The shooting was the latest by a member of Afghanistan’s security forces against those they are supposed to protect ... was not clear. The Interior Ministry released a statement Saturday identifying the attacker as an ordinary police officer from Kabul’s District 6 and not a member of the Afghan Public Protection Force, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498447/5-british-troops-killed-afghan-helicopter-crash
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... America's longest war. Soldiers and marines have provided protection and logistics support for intelligence-gathering outposts, which are often inside US military facilities. Hundreds of those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508483/concerns-us-military-cia-plans-shut-spy-bases-afghanistan
  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Three US doctors killed, nurse injured as Kabul hospital guard opens fire

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:04pm by AP

    ... The attacker was a member of the Afghan public protection force assigned to guard the hospital, according to district police chief Hafiz Khan. He said the man's motive was not clear. The gunman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496199/three-us-doctors-killed-kabul-hospital-guard-opens-fire
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... decide you want to do the right thing and get them out there, how do you do it? Who protects them?" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1474113/afghanistans-children-suffer-us-pull-out-leaves-deadly-firing-ranges

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