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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan government protests against US deal to free Taliban prisoners

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

    ... positions in the Taliban regime before it was topped by a US led coalition in 2001. At least two of them are suspected of committing war-crimes, including the murder of thousands of Afghan Shi’ites ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Four Taliban die in shootout at Indian consulate in Afghanistan

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... of a "proxy war" in Afghanistan between India and its arch-rival Pakistan. Pakistan was the Taliban's main ally and the Pakistani security forces have often been accused of assisting the insurgents, especially with attacks on Indian targets in Afghanistan. The Pakistani government issued a swift condemnation of the attack, saying it was opposed to "terrorism in all its forms ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban turning into a criminal enterprise, UN monitors report

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

    ... to the region and beyond despite this year's drawdown of Nato troops in Afghanistan. Three al-Qaeda affiliates in Pakistan- the Pakistani Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi- regularly ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... Islamists, a Pakistani militant commander said. Bergdahl's almost five years in captivity saw him transferred between various militant factions along the volatile Afghanistan-Pakistan border, ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Concerns in US military as CIA plans to shut spy bases in Afghanistan

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:36pm by NYT

    ... the salaries of Afghan paramilitary forces that it has armed and trained for more than a decade to help fight the Taliban-led insurgency in the country's east, near the Pakistani border. ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    5 British troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

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

    ... about 50 kilometres from the Pakistani border. The coalition said it was investigating the circumstances of the crash but said it had no reports of enemy activity in the area. Saturday’s crash ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan capital sees first polio case since 2001

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:12pm by AFP

    ... by a US-led invasion more than a decade ago. Turkistani said the Pakistani authorities had informed his ministry of the incident. “After this, we launched an emergency polio campaign in Kabul ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Planned cuts to Afghan forces threaten stability, US report says

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:31am by Reuters in Washington

    ... members would continue to be active in Afghanistan, having intermarried with local clans and forged ties with Afghan and Pakistani militants. Kirby acknowledged Afghan forces still need outside ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack on Kabul restaurant kills up to 21

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 02:07pm by AP

    ... and a Pakistani. Phangura, who along with the Malaysian worked as an adviser for Adam Smith International, was to run as a Labour Party candidate in elections for the European Parliament. Also among ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... Karzai was in Turkey on Thursday to met Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, with efforts to start negotiations with the insurgents likely to be high on the agenda. Karzai, who is due to step ...




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