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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Four Taliban die in shootout at Indian consulate in Afghanistan

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Herat Four Taliban die in shootout at Indian consulate Four insurgent gunmen launched a pre-dawn attack on India's consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat yesterday before being repelled by security forces, highlighting instability as Nato troops withdraw. There were no casualties among Indian staff but at least one policeman was wounded ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Gunmen attack Indian consulate in Afghanistan

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 01:08pm by AFP

    ... today before being repelled by security forces, the foreign ministry in New Delhi said. “Earlier this morning, the Indian consulate in Herat was attacked,” foreign ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin told the news channel NDTV. “One gunman was shot by the ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) while they were trying to breach the consulate,” he said, adding that Indian and Afghan security ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Hong Kong-based journalist Nils Horner shot dead in Kabul attack

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 05:37pm by AFP

    ... covered the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. "Nils was one of our absolutely best and most experienced correspondents and what happened to him today is terrible," Sveriges Radio chief Cilla ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Two Americans injured in attack on US consulate vehicle in Afghanistan

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... highlighting the country’s instability as Nato combat troops prepare to withdraw. The incident came five days after insurgents attacked an Indian mission in the same city, and a day after US President ... four insurgents launched a pre-dawn attack on India’s consulate in Herat before being beaten back by security forces. There were no casualties among Indian staff but at least two policemen were ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato-led Afghan forces kill 60 militants in assault near Pakistan border

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 06:42pm by Reuters

    ... is believed to have been involved in some of the most deadly attacks of the Afghan war. The group has been blamed for attacks on hotels popular with foreigners in Kabul, the bombing of the Indian ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan police arrest two over murder of Indian writer Sushmita Banerjee

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 02:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Afghan police have arrested two militants over the murder of an Indian writer whose book about her dramatic escape from the Taliban was made into a Bollywood film, an official said on Tuesday. Sushmita Banerjee, 49, was dragged out of her husband’s house by masked gunmen in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktika province and shot dead last on Wednesday. ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Indian author Sushmita Banerjee killed in Afghanistan ignored friends’ pleas

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 06:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kolkata Friends and family of an Indian writer executed by suspected Taliban told on Friday how she insisted on returning to Afghanistan despite fears her life ... executing her. Speaking at the family home in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata where the writer had been living until her return to Afghanistan in January, her brother Gopal Banerjee spoke of his ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    9 Afghans killed in attack on Indian consulate

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 05:58pm by Associated Press in Kabul

    ... Associated Press in Kabul Three suicide attackers killed at least nine civilians, most of them children, in a botched attack on Saturday on the Indian consulate in an eastern Afghan city ... died, although it was not clear how many were killed by police fire and how many by the explosion. In New Delhi, India’s External Affairs Ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin says that all Indian ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan leader Hamid Karzai to push for Indian military aid

    Posted May 21st 2013, 03:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Afghan President Hamid Karzai will try to secure more military aid in talks with Indian leaders on Tuesday as he looks to beef up his security forces after international troops pull out next year. Karzai is to hold talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee after accepting an honorary degree on Monday ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:18pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... with an Indian consortium to mine iron ore at Hajigak. It looked as if Afghanistan's mining dreams were coming true. Now it appears that neither contract will yield either metal or money for some ...




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