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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US Marines, British troops end combat operations in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:30am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Camp Leatherneck Flags lowered for final time as foreign combat forces prepare to leave the country after 13 years Marines, Brits end Afghan operations The last US Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations yesterday as they packed up to leave the country and transferred a massive military base to the Afghan military. ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban ambush kills 22 Afghan security force members

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

    ... Reuters in Kabul Taliban ambush hits Afghan convoy Taliban insurgents have killed at least 22 security force members in an ambush in northern Afghanistan. The violence comes as the Taliban and their allies step up attacks ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops at the end of the year, seeking to weaken the new Afghan government. The Taliban, who ruled Afghanistan with an iron fist ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Barack Obama hails signing of pact to keep US troops in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:58am by Reuters, AP, GUARDIAN

    ... bilateral security agreement is not a threat to our neighbours. It will help strengthen peace and stability in the region". Reuters, Associated Press, The Guardian ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban suicide bomber strikes in Kabul, leaving three Nato soldiers dead

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... the Taliban, with a training contingent of 12,000 troops likely to stay on. But the Afghan government is paralysed over disputed election results. Photo: Reuters ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Karzai’s cousin and Ghani ally killed in Afghan suicide attack

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:59pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kabul President Hamid Karzai’s powerful cousin, a close ally of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack at his home, the governor’s office in the southern province of Kandahar said. Hashmat Karzai was hosting an event for the Eid al-Fitr holiday at his home in the province when a man posing as a guest set off hidden ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kandahar could fall into darkness when US stops paying for its electricity

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:54am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kandahar, Afghanistan Lights set to go out in Kandahar when US stops funding power When the United States stops funding power production in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar next year, lights will flicker out and factories will fall idle, playing into the hands of Taliban insurgents in the area. Bringing a stable source of electricity to Kandahar, the cradle ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Bowe Bergdahl smiling in photo with Afghan militant chief while captive

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:06pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Islamabad US captive in friendly photo with militant chief US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years, appeared smiling alongside a commander from the militant Haqqani network in a photo posted on a Twitter account by a supporter of the Afghan Taliban. Yesterday, the Taliban confirmed the photo had been taken with them while Bergdahl ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghanistan election

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

    ... Reuters in Kabul Ghani is declared election winner Afghanistan declared former World Bank official Ashraf Ghani the winner of last month's presidential election, based on preliminary results from a messy vote that has threatened to split the country along ethnic lines. Ghani's rival, Abdullah Abdullah, claimed widespread fraud in the election and insisted the announcement ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry warns that legitimacy of Afghanistan election ‘hangs in balance’

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:37pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kabul Top US diplomat will urge rival presidential candidates to agree to review of fraud claims Afghan election's legitimacy hangs in balance: Kerry US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday Afghanistan's transition to a self-reliant state hung in the balance after a contested presidential election and urged Afghan officials to focus on auditing ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Recording alleges fraud in Afghan presidential run-off vote

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kabul Recording alleges fraud in run-off vote The party of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah yesterday broadcast a recording it said showed mass fraud had been committed in the country's presidential run-off vote. The audio purports to show that Independent Election Commission Secretariat head Zia-ul-Haq Amarkhil made phone calls to officials ...




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