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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban suicide attack on Afghan police station kills 11

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 05:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jalalabad Taliban fighters killed at least 11 people and wounded 22 in a suicide bomb attack and gunbattle at a police station in Afghanistan’s eastern Jalalabad city early ... determination to disrupt the vote. The assault began with two explosions just before dawn targeting the police station and a nearby square, close to compounds used by international organisations ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Smooth-running Afghan election raises questions about Taliban’s strength

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 07:12pm by Reuters in Kabul

    ... of the Afghan people, although security officials said this was a gross exaggeration. There were dozens of minor roadside bombs, and attacks on polling stations, police and voters during the day. But the overall level of violence was much lower than the Taliban had threatened to unleash on the country. Despite the dangers people faced at polling stations, nearly 60 per cent of the 12 million ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Defiant Afghans vote in presidential election despite Taliban threats

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 05:30pm by AP

    ... vote for new leader Afghans flocked to polling stations nationwide yesterday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what promises to be the nation's first ... to tackle entrenched poverty and corruption. Men and women waited in segregated lines at polls under tight security. At a Kandahar hospital-turned-polling station, the men's line stretched from ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:18pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... owns a television station and is accused of human rights violations, notably against Taliban prisoners in 2001. Ghani chose Dostum- a former army general in the 1980s war against the Soviets ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide attack kills 12 police in south Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 07:56pm by AFP

    ... A suicide bomber killed 12 policemen in southern Afghanistan on Friday when he blew himself up inside a police station as officers ate lunch in a dining hall, officials said. The bomber ... suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a battalion station in Tirin Kot, the provincial capital of Uruzgan,” said Abdullah Hemat, the Uruzgan governor’s spokesman. “The bomber, who was on foot ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Peace talks in doubt after Taliban attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by REUTERS/BLOOMBERG/AFP

    ... station is based there. All roads to the palace were closed off, with multiple rings of heavy security around the complex keeping people far away. Karzai, who lives in the palace, was later due ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan forces rise to challenge by putting down Taliban airport attack

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... stationed at the airport. He attributed that to the quick killing by security forces of an insurgent who was firing rocket-propelled grenades at the facility. The attack began with a loud blast. ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan policewomen suffer sexual abuse at work

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Afghanistan’s policewomen suffer sexual assault by male colleagues, often inside police stations, a rights group said on Thursday, calling for women-only ... should take immediate action to ensure that the country’s female police officers have access to separate, safe and lockable restroom facilities in police stations,” it said. Women make up just ...

  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Soviet soldier found alive in Afghanistan after 30 years

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

    ... motorised rifle unit, stationed near Herat. He was seriously wounded during a battle near the city and presumed dead. A black-and-white photo from the time shows Khakimov as a fresh-faced draftee, ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China digging into Afghanistan's treasure trove

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... railways, power stations and smelters, as well as relocation, training and employment for Afghans. The scale of the projects hints at the long-term strategic objectives of the rival powers, tussling ...




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