• Sunday
  • July 13, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:35pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 4 of 4 for taliban

Search results

  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Mark Wahlberg digs deep for Lone Survivor

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:36pm by Richard James Havis

    ... and courage to single-handedly escape from the Taliban in a remote and mountainous region of Kunar province, in Lone Survivor made them friends, Wahlberg says. It was the months of military-style boot ... Operation Red Wings, a US mission designed to identify Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, went horribly wrong. Luttrell and three other Seals were helicoptered into the mountain location to provide ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Buried treasures

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... segued into a civil war, followed by a horrific period of rule by the fanatically conservative Islamist Taliban. During the Taliban years, from 1996 to 2001, Mes Aynak was an al-Qaeda training ... archaeologists who were able to make a rare visit in 2004 found that the site had been extensively and disastrously looted not long before. The Taliban was thrown out by the US-led invasion in 2001; ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Twelfth men

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... have somewhere to call their own when playing international matches as long as war and the Taliban continue to terrorise their country. Afghanistan are preparing to play a one-day game against ... that have been exploited by politicians, warlords, drug barons and violent Islamists, such as the Taliban and the Haqqani network. Until recently, the game was associated exclusively with ethnic ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Fear & favour

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... here that it is the MQM that has been the worst victim of violence in recent history of the country. The Taliban and other jihadi elements have killed scores of MQM members …" As well ... that on with just five days' notice. He claimed he could also organise human intelligence on the Taliban and could set up a network of fake aid workers in Afghanistan to back up Western intelligence ...



SCMP.com Account