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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Bowe Bergdahl smiling in photo with Afghan militant chief while captive

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:06pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Islamabad US captive in friendly photo with militant chief US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside a commander from the militant Haqqani network in a photo posted on a Twitter account by a supporter of the Afghan Taliban. Yesterday, the Taliban confirmed the photo had been taken with them while Bergdahl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552145/bowe-bergdahl-smiling-photo-afghan-militant-chief-while-captive
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Associated Press pays tribute to photographer killed in Afghanistan

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 06:50pm by AP

    ... 60, is a Canadian journalist based in Islamabad for AP. She is a former Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York and the author of a book on the country, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1464828/associated-press-pays-tribute-photographer-killed-afghanistan
  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Smooth-running Afghan election raises questions about Taliban’s strength

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 07:12pm by Reuters in Kabul

    ... of being behind Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and impeding efforts by his government to thrash out a peace deal with the insurgents. Yet Islamabad denies that it aids insurgents fighting Kabul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1467118/smooth-running-afghan-election-raises-questions-about-talibans-strength
  4. 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 ... drone strikes in Pakistan’s northwest. “US has not started drone attacks on their own,” the Afghan army chief said, arguing that Islamabad had “given the lists” of militants it wants taken out. ...

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

    Taliban close office in Qatar and vow to step up fight against Karzai

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Islamabad Taliban close office in Qatar and vow to step up fight against Karzai Afghanistan's Taliban have temporarily closed their new office in Qatar, abandoning a diplomatic approach seen as the best hope of finding a political end to the protracted 12-year war and vowing to fight on against President Hamid Karzai's government. Experts said the final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1279661/taliban-close-office-qatar-and-vow-step-fight-against-karzai
  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Seven killed, dozens hurt in Afghan quake

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... and in Islamabad in neighbouring Pakistan. It struck at 9.25am GMT at a depth of 62 kilometres, with its epicentre 24 kilometres northwest of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad near the Pakistani border, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1222275/seven-killed-dozens-hurt-afghan-quake
  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban removes disputed flag at Qatar office, but talks still in doubt

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... days ago a defiant Taliban official, speaking from Islamabad, said the Taliban would keep their own flag and an "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan" placard on walls inside the office. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1268035/taliban-removes-disputed-flag-qatar-office-talks-still-doubt
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack kills 12 police in south Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 07:56pm by AFP

    ... attackers who strike in Afghanistan are trained in Pakistan, where the Taliban have rear bases and where some of its leaders are based. Islamabad denies allowing the Afghan Taliban to operate from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1276201/suicide-attack-kills-12-police-south-afghanistan
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghans arrest six in Kabul attack plot

    Posted May 30th 2013, 08:26pm by AP

    ... Kabul frequently accuses Islamabad’s spy agency of backing militant operations, but rarely provides specific details. The Taliban and other militants have unleashed a wave of bombings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1249850/afghans-arrest-six-kabul-attack-plot
  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN imposes sanctions on Haqqani group and its leader Qari Zakir

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... a "veritable arm" of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence. Ties between Islamabad and Washington have been rocky for years, and have only just resumed after being dealt a major blow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1076476/un-imposes-sanctions-haqqani-group-and-its-leader-qari-zakir

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