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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato says war against Afghan’s Taliban being won

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Nato said on Thursday that the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan is being won, despite reports by other agencies of a sharp upsurge in insurgent attacks ... the Taliban’s 1996-2001 rule. In 2002 only nine per cent of Afghans had access to basic healthcare while now 85 per cent can reach medical facilities in an hour, he said, and life expectancy ...

  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato base attacked by 'Taliban attackers' in Afghanistan

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 01:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Kandahar

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kandahar Taliban insurgents launched a major attack on Sunday, against a Nato base located in an Afghan city airport with car bombs, suicide bombing, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and small arms fire. The Taliban claimed insurgents had entered the airport in Jalalabad, near the eastern border with Pakistan, but this was denied by Nato’s ...

  3. News - World - ROYALTY

    Prince Harry killed Taliban in southern Afghanistan 'to save lives'

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London Prince, first royal to serve in war zone in 25 years, enjoyed mucking in 'as one of the guys' Harry killed Taliban 'to save lives' Prince Harry, the third in line to the British throne, who has just ended a deployment with the army in Afghanistan, said he killed Taliban fighters there to "take a life to save a life". The prince, ...

  4. News - Asia - AGHANISTAN

    Two US troops killed in Afghan insider attack

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 11:30pm by AFP

    ... wounded in a suspected insider attack in Afghanistan on Monday, after President Hamid Karzai accused Washington of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in the country. The attack ... officials with his remarks on the Taliban on Sunday during a visit by new Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel that had already been marred by a security scare from twin bomb attacks on Saturday. “The ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide truck bomb hits Nato base in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 03:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Security Assistance Force said. Reports by Afghan officials of the number of soldiers wounded in the attack – claimed by Taliban insurgents – varied from 10 to 45, but there were no reports of any ... The Taliban said their fighters had infiltrated the base after the suicide attack and fighting was continuing – claims denied by ISAF and Afghan officials. “Our mujahideen armed with rockets, ...

  6. News - World - DEFENCE

    Dunford takes charge of Nato in Afghanistan

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 05:39pm by AFP

    ... and overseeing the transfer of Afghan security duties to local forces. Despite the persistence of the Taliban’s bloody insurgency against President Hamid Karzai’s government and Nato forces, Allen, who ... by the Taliban would “never be marked by a date, a point in time in the calendar” but insisted the effort would prevail. “The insurgency will be defeated over time by legitimate and well-trained Afghan ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    3 US troops killed in Afghan ‘insider attack’

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 09:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... rather than Taliban insurgent plots. “Three ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) members were killed when an individual wearing ANSF (Afghan National Security Force) uniform turned his ... an attack by a suspected member of the Afghan forces targeting Nato soldiers,” Mukhlis Afghan, the spokesman for Paktika’s governor, said. The Taliban launched their annual spring offensive ...

  8. News - World - AFGHAN WAR

    Five British Marines charged with Afghanistan murder

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 06:29pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... British personnel have been killed in the country since the start of the operation against the Taliban in 2001. ...

  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Soviet soldier found alive in Afghanistan after 30 years

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of Soviet Afghan war veterans. The organisation made little progress during the 1990s, when Afghanistan was convulsed by civil war, and then ruled by the Taliban. It resumed the search following ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Justice acquitted as court jails four Afghan policemen for teenager's rape

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Kabul

    ... prefer Mullah Mohammed Omar's regime to this unjust government," he said, referring to the Taliban's former leader. Several observers said the case demonstrated some ...




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