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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... Associated Press in Kabul and McClatchy Tribune US general killed by gunman in Afghan uniform most senior officer to die in combat since Vietnam Prized scalp for the enemy within Major 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
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan soldier guns down US general in Kabul insider attack

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Shooting rocks US-led project to train up Afghan army as Nato combat forces withdraw after 13 years of fighting the Taliban A US general has been shot dead ... killed Major General Harold J. Greene, rocked the US-led project to train up the Afghan army as Nato combat forces withdraw after 13 years of fighting the Taliban. The assault is the first time ...

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

    Kandahar could fall into darkness when US stops paying for its electricity

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:54am by Reuters

    ... with the Taliban or resort to crime in order to earn money." Alex Bronstein-Moffly, a spokesman for the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, said power shortages in insurgent ... the US special inspector general for Afghanistan, wrote in a report published on Tuesday. Major Brad Avots, a Pentagon spokesman, said the US government had helped increase Afghans' access ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567864/kandahar-could-fall-darkness-when-us-stops-paying-its-electricity
  4. 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
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide blast kills 89 in Afghanistan as politicians feud over election

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

    ... and feuding politicians in Kabul work to form a new government after a disputed presidential election. General Mohammad Zahir Azimi, the defence ministry spokesman, said the bomber detonated his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554824/car-bomb-attack-kills-least-30-afghanistan
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Rights advocates fear rollback of women’s gains in Afghanistan

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

    ... the school, stop educating girls. The only reason my son was killed was because I was involved in promoting girls' education and the welfare of women in general," she said. "But ... generally have been, by fraud. President Hamid Karzai was barred constitutionally from seeking a third term. The election result, due on July 24, will precede the withdrawal at the end of the year ...

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

    Five American soldiers killed by coalition air strike in Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... in an area with a high security threat,"said Zabul provincial police chief General Ghulam Sakhi Rughlewanai. "When it was over and we were returning to base, the enemy opened fire and [the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1529473/five-american-soldiers-killed-coalition-air-strike-afghanistan
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban release video of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl’s handover in Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 06:36pm by AFP

    ... not only had expected and planned, but I think as well as it could have.” Bergdahl is now being treated at a US military facility in Germany. The US military’s top officer General Martin Dempsey ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525318/taliban-release-video-us-soldiers-handover-afghanistan
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul army general says Pakistan could end Afghan war ‘in weeks’

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 11:25am by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... army chief says. In a BBC interview broadcast on Wednesday, General Sher Mohammad Karimi laid bare the mistrust between Kabul and Islamabad as US-led troops wind down more than a decade of war ... to withdraw next year and Afghan forces take on the fight against insurgents. Peace is in the hands of the US and Pakistan General Sher Mohammad Karimi After weekend talks with Britain’s visiting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1274490/kabul-army-general-says-pakistan-could-end-afghan-war-weeks
  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... Corps General Joseph Dunford Jnr, the top commander in Afghanistan, has offered to help the CIA close its intelligence-gathering installations and remove its equipment late this year. By taking ...

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

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