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  1. News - World

    Afghan official says Taliban ambush, kill 15 Afghan policemen in western part of the country

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 03:25pm by AP

    ... KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says Taliban ambush, kill 15 Afghan policemen in western part of the country. ...

  2. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    28 killed in Pakistani Taliban ‘revenge attack’ on Karachi airport

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 08:58am by Associated Press

    ... military fought an all-night battle on Monday with Taliban gunmen who besieged Karachi airport armed with rocket launchers and suicide vests, leaving a nascent peace process in tatters. Ten militants were among the dead, officials said, as Pakistan’s biggest city witnessed a return of the kind of spectacular offensive waged before by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) during ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 06:08pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Paris Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at a US military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban ... 2009 after he disappeared from his infantry unit. He was held for nearly five years by Taliban militants. The New York Times reported on Sunday that military doctors at the Landstuhl Regional ...

  4. News - World - SECURITY

    US lawmakers fear freed Taliban a threat despite Obama's deal with Qatar curbing their activities

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:32pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Obama agreed security rules with emir but some US lawmakers fear ex-prisonersstill a danger Freed Taliban five kept on a tight leashin Qatar The five Taliban leaders ... under a one-year travel ban insisted upon by Washington despite a Taliban request that the men be allowed to make the haj, Muslims' annual pilgrimage to nearby Saudi Arabia. The Obama ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Video of Bowe Bergdahl’s release the Taliban’s latest propaganda strike

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:34pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Kabul Footage of handover ofcaptured US soldier the group's latest propaganda strike Taliban embrace the media as a weapon The Taliban shunned television and even ... who was exchanged for five Taliban held in Guantanamo Bay, was the Islamist force's latest powerful media strike against the troops they have also been fighting by more conventional means ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban release video of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl’s handover in Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 06:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Freed under a white flag on a stick The Taliban on Wednesday released dramatic footage of their handover of army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl to US forces after ... of handshakes between insurgents and US soldiers, Bergdahl moves unsteadily towards the helicopter.   Bergdahl- the only US soldier held by the Taliban after being captured in Afghanistan- was freed ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl faces battle to adapt to freedom in US

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington and New York US soldier likely to have deep psychological scars after years in captivity Taliban prisoner faces a fresh fight In 2008, when he joined the army, he was a bookish athlete from Idaho with a passion for fencing. A year later, he was a captive of the Afghan Taliban. Today, he is on the way home, but a new ordeal for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, 28, is just ...

  8. News - World

    US soldier freed after being held by Taliban in Afghanistan for five years

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 03:20pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Five Taliban detainees in Guantanamo released in prisoner swap The last US prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was handed over to US Special Operations forces on Saturday, in a dramatic swap for five Taliban detainees who were released from Guantanamo Bay prison and flown to Qatar. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been held for nearly five years by Afghan ...

  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan government protests against US deal to free Taliban prisoners

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

    ... government protested against a US deal to free five high-ranking Taliban militants in exchange for a US soldier arguing the transfer of the men from a Guantanamo Bay jail to Qatar violated ... the distrust between the sides. Under the terms of the deal cut by Qatari intermediaries, the five Taliban detainees were released from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where they had been held since it opened ...

  10. News - World

    Afghan official: 17 people killed in roadside bombing blamed on Taliban in western Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 10:07pm by AP

    ... KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official: 17 people killed in roadside bombing blamed on Taliban in western Afghanistan. ...




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