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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban ambush kills 22 Afghan security force members

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kabul Taliban ambush hits Afghan convoy Taliban insurgents have killed at least 22 security force members in an ambush in northern Afghanistan. The violence comes as the Taliban and their allies step up attacks ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops at the end of the year, seeking to weaken the new Afghan government. The Taliban, who ruled Afghanistan with an iron fist ...

  2. 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

    ... the pact showed the US remained committed to Afghanistan, where foreign forces have helped provide security since the 2001 toppling of the radical Islamist Taliban government. Afghan government ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    New Afghan president Ashraf Ghani urges Taliban to join peace efforts

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

    ... to national stability, having launched several new offensives in recent months. "We ask opponents of the government, specially the Taliban and Hizb-e-Islami [another militant group], to enter ... a Taliban office that opened in Qatar was styled as an embassy for a government-in-exile. The security threat in Kabul was underlined by a suicide attack near the airport yesterday in which police ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan poll rivals seal power-sharing deal

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:09am by AP

    ... the withdrawal of US and foreign troops. The incoming president- Ashraf Ghani- and Abdullah Abdullah signed the national unity government deal as President Hamid Karzai- in power since the 2001 US-led ... of this country, that they agreed on the structure affirming the new government of Afghanistan," Karzai said after the signing. The White House lauded the two leaders, saying the agreement helped ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Deal between Afghan presidential candidates close after 'breakthrough'

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

    ... is edging towards a possible conclusion, with a senior government official hailing a "breakthrough" in talks between the two candidates, who both claim to have won the vote. Ashraf Ghani ... 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 ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... the Taliban, with a training contingent of 12,000 troops likely to stay on. But the Afghan government is paralysed over disputed election results. Photo: Reuters ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Feuding presidential candidates to form unity government in Afghanistan

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah agree to cooperate regardless of election recount results Feuding Afghan candidates to form unity government Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates yesterday signed a deal to form a national unity government, opening an apparent way forward in a dispute over a fraud-tainted election threatening ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan election in crisis as candidate Abdullah Abdullah pulls out of audit

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:06pm by AFP

    ... was designed to strengthen the legitimacy of the next government. Any street protests by Abdullah supporters could set off a spiral of instability that the UN fears would revive the divisions ... showed that he was far behind Ghani. Furious supporters of Abdullah have pushed him to form a “parallel government”, while officials have denied reports that some ministers planned to set up ...

  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

    ... Abdullah agreed to an audit of all eight million ballots, and for the winner to form a national unity government. But the deal soon faltered due to further disagreements between the candidates, ... ballot-box stuffing and refused to accept the result, with his supporters urging him to set up a “parallel government”. Karzai, who has ruled since the Taliban was ousted in 2001, has also called ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... resistance from the Taliban in the region. "It appears that the US still has no realistic plan for helping the Afghan government develop a sustainable source of electricity," John Sopko, 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 ...




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