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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN reports soaring civilian casualties in Afghanistan as violence deepens

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... in Afghanistan is changing in 2014 with an escalation of ground engagements in civilian-populated areas," warned Jan Kubis, the United Nations mission chief in Afghanistan. "The impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550552/un-reports-soaring-civilian-casualties-afghanistan-violence-deepens
  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    John Kerry warns Afghan aid may stop if there is an illegitimate power grab

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... and of suggestions of a 'parallel government' with the gravest concern. The United States expects Afghan electoral institutions to conduct a full and thorough review of all reasonable allegations of irregularities. "Any action to take power by extra-legal means will cost Afghanistan the financial and security support of the United States and the international community." Turnout on June 14 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549945/john-kerry-warns-afghan-aid-may-stop-if-there-illegitimate-power-grab
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Rights advocates fear rollback of women’s gains in Afghanistan

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

    ... passing the Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW law. In what appears to be his quest for a legacy, however, Karzai has quietly withdrawn his support for women's rights in favour ... really disappoints me is that the presidential candidates and their supporters are threatening violence rather than respecting the law. They are acting like warlords and this just perpetuates ...

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

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah calls election fraudulent

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Abdullah slams election as fraudulent Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has accused senior election officials of serious fraud, opening a dispute over the vote count that could threaten a smooth transition of power. The United Nations had called on candidates to give officials time to conduct the count and investigate fraud ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534263/afghan-presidential-candidate-abdullah-abdullah-calls-election-fraudulent
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Freed Afghan war prisoner Bowe Bergdahl arrives in US for medical treatment

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... members. Lawmakers criticised the Obama administration for failing to give them 30 days’ notice before transferring prisoners from Guantanamo as required by law. Some charged that in doing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531728/freed-afghan-war-prisoner-bowe-bergdahl-arrives-us-medical-treatment
  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban turning into a criminal enterprise, UN monitors report

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by Reuters, AFP

    ... Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team, a UN Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against the Taliban. The report is likely to make grim reading for the United States, whose primary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1532930/taliban-turning-criminal-enterprise-un-monitors-report
  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan government protests against US deal to free Taliban prisoners

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:29pm by Reuters

    ... international law. The five prisoners were flown to Qatar on Sunday as part of the agreement to release Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the only known US prisoner of war in Afghanistan, held captive ... for his return to the United States. US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said he hoped the exchange might lead to breakthroughs in reconciliation with the militants and rejected accusations from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523868/afghan-government-protests-against-us-deal-free-taliban-prisoners
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 06:08pm by Associated Press

    ... 2009 after he disappeared from his infantry unit. He was held for nearly five years by Taliban militants. The New York Times reported on Sunday that military doctors at the Landstuhl Regional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528036/us-soldier-bowe-bergdahl-says-he-was-tortured-taliban-captors
  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Resentment grows as freed US captive Bowe Bergdahl is called a deserter

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 08:47pm by Reuters

    ... are accusing him of walking away from his unit and prompting a massive manhunt they say cost the lives of at least six fellow soldiers, including Andrews' 34-year-old son, Darryn, a second lieutenant. I think he wanted to get away from our side of the war GREG LEATHERMAN, IN CHARGE OF BOWE BERGDAHL’S UNIT ON THE NIGHT HE DISAPPEARED "Basically, my son died unnecessarily, hunting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1524686/resentment-grows-freed-us-captive-bowe-bergdahl-called-deserter
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan election front runner Abdullah Abdullah survives assassination attempt

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:25am by AFP

    ... forces by the end of the year. Both Abdullah and Ghani have pledged to sign a security pact with the United States that will allow thousands of foreign troops to remain in the country beyond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527103/afghan-election-front-runner-abdullah-abdullah-survives-assassination

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