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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban ambush kills 22 Afghan security force members

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:44am by Reuters

    ... from 1996 to 2001, attacked from the mountains as the convoy was travelling through Laghman Valley in Sar-e-Pul province, Governor Abdul Jabar Haqbeen said. Eight security forces were wounded ...

  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul declares war on dogs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... to have rabies as they come down from the mountains. "The only answer is to trap, neuter, vaccinate and release the dogs. We are working with the authorities to set that up." Ghazal ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    81 killed in floods in northern Afghanistan with more deaths likely

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

    ... Agencies in Kunduz Afghan floods kill 74, and death toll is likely to rise More than 80 bodies have been found two days after a devastating flash flood in Afghanistan’s mountainous ... needed. Afghans living in the northern mountains have largely been spared from the country’s decades of war, but are no strangers to natural disasters. Last month, a landslide triggered by heavy ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... on helplessly and the governor appealed for shovels to help dig through the mass of mud that flattened every home in its path. The mountainous area in Badakhshan province has experienced days of heavy ... of the scene showed a large section of the mountain collapsed, sending mud and earth tumbling onto the village below. WATCH: Thousands feared dead in Afghan landslide as search for survivors ends ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl faces battle to adapt to freedom in US

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:32pm by Reuters

    ... "And I think you have succeeded." Home-schooled by his parents in rural Hailey, a tiny town in mountainous central Idaho with just 8,000 inhabitants, Bowe Bergdahl was a loner who excelled ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China boosts diplomatic efforts in Afghanistan as Nato troops withdraw

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... The two countries are connected by a narrow mountainous corridor that is almost impassable, which meant Beijing could focus on mining and mineral deals in Afghanistan as Western forces battled ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Seven killed, dozens hurt in Afghan quake

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

    ... hit by earthquakes, especially in the Hindu Kush mountain range which lies near the juncture of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates. In June last year two quakes in the area triggered ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghans flee war to India

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 05:04pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... before Rahim’s death, at the Salang River in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. There they spent the afternoon swimming. “It was summer, so the water was cold, but the weather was hot, so it was nice,” Rahimi said. Jan said she won’t go back to Afghanistan until it is safe. Whenever that may be. Rahimi remains hopeful. “The mountains outside Kabul, they were like someone has sketched ...

  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kidnapped US doctor rescued from Taliban

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 04:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... for a Swiss-based charity who had been kidnapped and held in a cave in Afghanistan’s remote and mountainous Badakhshan province, killing five of their captors. ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier’s death provides insight into Afghan insider killings

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 01:38pm by Reuters in Washington and Kabul

    ... was raised in a deeply religious family in the mountain village of Shor Khil, a collection of about 100 mud-built houses near the Tora Bora mountains not far from the Pakistan border. Relatives said ... quoted Welayat as saying. According to family members, Welayat had shown signs of mental instability since an accident at work when he slipped on a mountain while breaking rocks for construction. ...




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