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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide blast kills 89 in Afghanistan as politicians feud over election

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

    ... explosives-laden vehicle as he drove by the crowded market in the remote town in Urgun district, close to the border with Pakistan. The military was providing helicopters and ambulances to transport ... buried under the rubble, said Mohammad Reza Kharoti, the administrative chief of Urgun district. "It was a very brutal suicide attack against poor civilians," he said. "There ...

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

    Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghanistan election

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:46pm by Reuters

    ... arrangement. Taliban insurgents remain a formidable security risk after vowing to disrupt the election process. Yesterday, they killed a district police chief in the western city of Herat and attacked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549226/afghan-poll-results-delayed-presidential-rivals-hold-last-minute-talks
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    800 Taliban clash with Afghan troops in five-day battle, say officials

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... forces battling the Taliban as US-led Nato forces pull out. Local officials in Helmand province said 800 militants were involved in attacks centred on the Sangin district of Helmand province, ... on full responsibility for fighting the militants. "About 800 fighters started to storm four districts of Helmand last Thursday night," Helmand provincial governor spokesman Omar Zwak ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1540558/800-taliban-clash-afghan-troops-five-day-battle-say-officials
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Rights advocates fear rollback of women’s gains in Afghanistan

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

    ... School in Qarghayi district of Laghman province, where almost half the houses have been destroyed in the war with the Taliban. For 15 months, Wafa, 47, received a barrage of phone calls telling ...

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

    81 killed in floods in northern Afghanistan with more deaths likely

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:33am by AP, AFP

    ... by the disaster. Lt. Fazel Rahman, the police chief in the Guzirga i-Nur district of Baghlan province, said the death toll from Friday’s flash flooding had climbed to 81 from 54. He said 850 houses across ... Ministry spokesman Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi said Army helicopters were assisting in relief efforts in the remote district, which is just 140 kilometres north of the provincial capital Puli Khumri, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527794/74-killed-floods-northern-afghanistan-more-deaths-likely
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US commandos planned for the worst in freeing army sergeant, says Hagel

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by AGENCIES

    ... finally ending up in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal district. A commander of the Haqqani network, a militant outfit allied with the Taliban and with ties to al-Qaeda, painted a picture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523451/us-commandos-planned-worst-freeing-army-sergeant-says-hagel
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Two Americans injured in attack on US consulate vehicle in Afghanistan

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

    ... at it with a rocket-propelled grenade, Basher Ahmad, chief of police for the Enjeel district said. “The vehicle was partially damaged,” said Ahmad. A US embassy statement confirming the attack said two Americans were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520372/two-americans-injured-attack-us-consulate-vehicle-afghanistan
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... depart this year. About 300 Haqqani insurgents and foreign fighters came under intensive fire on Monday when they tried to storm Afghan bases in Ziruk district of Paktika province, the National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1500845/nato-led-afghan-forces-kill-60-militants-assault-near-pakistan-border
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    5 British troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

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

    ... The cause of the helicopter crash was not immediately known. Kandahar provincial police spokesman Zia Durrani said the aircraft went down in the province’s Takhta Pul district in the southeast, ... 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
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Desperate search after Afghan landslide; death toll could reach 2,700

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 05:15am by AP

    ... The landslide was likely caused by heavy rain, said Abdullah Homayun Dehqan, the province’s director for National Disaster Department. He said floods last week in different districts of the province ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1503078/hundreds-feared-dead-floods-and-landslides-northern-afghanistan

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