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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... the US special inspector general for Afghanistan, wrote in a report published on Tuesday. Major Brad Avots, a Pentagon spokesman, said the US government had helped increase Afghans' access ... with the Taliban or resort to crime in order to earn money." Alex Bronstein-Moffly, a spokesman for the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, said power shortages in insurgent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567864/kandahar-could-fall-darkness-when-us-stops-paying-its-electricity
  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US special envoy for Afghanistan, James Dobbins, steps down

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 08:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The US special envoy for Afghanistan is stepping down at a key juncture in troubled US-Afghan ties and as the country grapples with a political crisis ... forces by late 2016. Dobbins' "relationship with President Karzai was invaluable, particularly at difficult moments", Kerry said, announcing the departure of his special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545762/us-special-envoy-afghanistan-james-dobbins-steps-down
  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry in Kabul to seek resolution of Afghan election dispute

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 01:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... and east in recent months, and violence is increasing across the country according to several independent reports. US-led foreign troop numbers have declined from a peak of 150,000 in 2012 to just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569086/kerry-kabul-seek-resolution-afghan-election-dispute
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN reports soaring civilian casualties in Afghanistan as violence deepens

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul UN reports soaring civilian casualties Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared by 24 per cent in the first half of this year, according to UN figures ... improvised explosive devices in a worrying sign of spreading conflict, the UN report said, with women and children increasingly caught in the crossfire. "The nature of the conflict ...

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

    Attempts to resume Afghan poll audit stall over criteria for discounting votes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 06:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Rahman Rahimi told reporters. “What happens today is not a boycott, it is not an attempt to disrupt the process, the issue is on how to maximise the criteria for invalidation,” he said. The UN ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1565012/attempts-resume-afghan-poll-audit-stall-over-criteria-discounting-votes
  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban turning into a criminal enterprise, UN monitors report

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

    ... Agencies Taliban relies on extortion, drugs and illegal mining to cement its grip, UN monitors report Militant mullahs making millions from crime The Taliban's reliance on extortion and kidnappings, along with narcotics and illegal mining operations, is transforming it from a group driven by religious ideology into a criminal enterprise, UN monitors say in an annual report. It quotes ...

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

    AFP reporter, family among 9 civilians killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... in their socks managed to penetrate several layers of security at the Serena hotel, a prestigious venue favoured by foreign visitors to the capital, on Thursday night. Sardar Ahmad, 40, a staff reporter ... adding that most of the hotel guests had been able to take shelter in special safe rooms. The attack occurred on the eve of Nawroz, the Persian New Year which is a major holiday in Afghanistan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454052/journalist-and-family-among-nine-killed-taliban-attack-kabul-hotel
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban launch audacious attack on Kabul airport as Afghan poll audit starts

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Kabul

    ... statement said one Afghan soldier was wounded in the assault but there were no reports of civilian casualties. Civilian flights from the airport north of Kabul meanwhile were suspended. ISAF ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555553/gunmen-attack-kabul-airport-says-afghan-official
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... with UN special envoy to Afghanistan Jan Kubis. "Our hopes are that there is a road that can be found that will provide that capacity for the questions to be answered, for people's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551833/us-secretary-state-arrives-afghanistan-meet-presidential-candidates
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US secretary of state pushes plan to ‘clean up’ disputed Afghan vote

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... saying massive fraud robbed him of victory in the June 14 run-off vote. US officials told reporters late on Friday that “many ideas were under consideration” as they seek to unblock the dispute. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552771/us-secretary-state-pushes-plan-clean-disputed-afghan-vote

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