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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Australia’s Abbott declares ‘bittersweet’ withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 03:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Prime Minister says Australia's longest war at an end Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared Australia’s longest war at an end during a surprise visit to Afghanistan, with more than 1,000 troops to return home before Christmas in a “bittersweet” withdrawal. “Australia’s longest war is ending, not with victory, not with defeat, but with, we hope, ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US anger as Afghanistan releases 65 alleged Taliban fighters from Bagram prison

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... on their hands”. Bagram, 50 kilometres north of Kabul, was the main detention centre housing Taliban and other insurgents captured by Western military forces until it was transferred to Afghan control last ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul's freeing of 72 'dangerous criminals' will add to strain in US ties

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by Reuters

    ... detainees is not sufficient to put them on trial. "We cannot allow innocent Afghan citizens to be kept in detention for months and years without a trial for no reason at all," Karzai ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Lack of records means January 1 a common birthday in Afghanistan

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:18pm by WASHPOST

    ... are tomorrow on the first of January," Barat Ali Batoor, an Afghan refugee in Australia, wrote on Facebook. Some worry that the lack of official birth registration, a problem that persists today, ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Total US troop pull-out raised as Afghan leader balks at security pact

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 02:32am by Reuters

    ... also called on Washington to send remaining Afghan detainees at the US military detention centre in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, back to Afghanistan. He said that the loya jirga, the assembly ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US may withdraw all troops after Afghan leader adds conditions to security deal

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 12:45pm by Reuters in Kabul and Washington

    ... forces and Afghans want to see this practically,” Faizi said. Karzai also called on Washington to send remaining Afghan detainees at the US military detention centre in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, back ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Last Australian combat troops leave Afghanistan

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 03:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... home,” he said. More than 25,000 Australians have served in Afghanistan since 2001 when Australia joined close ally the United States to fight the Taliban and al-Qaeda. ...

  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato apologises for accidental killing of two Afghan boys

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... incident, not a deliberate one,” Akhundzada said, adding that insurgents had first shot at a helicopter carrying Australian soldiers. Isaf, to which Australia contributes close to 1,100 soldiers, ... President Hamid Karzai. The bulk of Australia’s 1,550 troops are based in Uruzgan, and are focused on training and mentoring Afghan soldiers ahead of the withdrawal of Nato combat troops by the end ...

  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    5 Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard mourns five troops killed in Afghanistan in 24 hours 'Our deadliest day since Vietnam' ... lost in combat since the days of the Vietnam war." Australia's acting defence chief Air Marshal Mark Binskin said the first incident occurred inside a patrol base near Tirin Kot ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Australia foreign minister says nation is weary of war in Afghanistan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia weary of Afghanistan war Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr yesterday acknowledged the nation's weariness with the Afghan conflict after ... pressure to follow suit, jeopardising the chance to leave Afghanistan with a stable government. "The choice here is whether we have a panicky dash, Australia rupturing an alliance ...




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