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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan insurgent attacks on Nato forces drop

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Insurgent attacks on Nato forces in Afghanistan dropped by five per cent in the first eight months of this year, but are still running at around 100 a day, the latest official figures show. In August, attacks decreased by nin ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban likens US Afghan role to Vietnam war

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 03:55pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Kabul The Taliban on Wednesday likened the planned withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to America’s pullout from Vietnam, calling it a “declare victory and run” ... Vietnam prior to the communist victory there in 1975. American-led Nato troops are scheduled to pull out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014, although the US will leave a residual force behind ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Wrong place, wrong time: US general's killing shows growing Afghan peril

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 10:33pm by AP, MCT

    ... Associated Press in Kabul and McClatchy Tribune US general killed by gunman in Afghan uniform most senior officer to die in combat since Vietnam Prized scalp for the enemy within Major ... and Afghanistan, and the highest-ranked officer killed in combat since 1970 during the Vietnam war. He was slain on Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war. An Afghan ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan soldier guns down US general in Kabul insider attack

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:39pm by AFP

    ... a US general has been killed in a combat zone since the Vietnam war, and will do little to alleviate deep mistrust between international troops and their Afghan allies. Greene, who ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... who has worked with such veterans since the Vietnam war. "You have to ask permission to eat, to move, to sleep..." Bergdahl was freed on Saturday in a prisoner exchange for five ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan government protests against US deal to free Taliban prisoners

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

    ... people. Others that we have released have gone back into the fight,” said McCain, a former prisoner of war and Vietnam War veteran. “That’s been documented. So it’s disturbing to me ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier sentenced to life without parole over Afghan killings

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 03:02am by Reuters

    ... blamed on a US soldier since the Vietnam war and further eroded strained US-Afghan relations after more than a decade of conflict in Afghanistan. Defence attorneys have said Bales carried out ...

  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan survivor tells of pain over US soldier's rampage

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... don't ask me any more questions," Naeem said, which drew his testimony to a close. The massacre marked the worst case of civilian killings blamed on a rogue US soldier since the Vietnam war ...

  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    5 Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard mourns five troops killed in Afghanistan in 24 hours 'Our deadliest day since Vietnam ... the Vietnam war. The deaths, which included three killings in an "insider attack" by an Afghan solider, meant 38 Australian lives have now been lost in the conflict. "This is a very big ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Australia foreign minister says nation is weary of war in Afghanistan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in Afghanistan and the worst day for combat casualties in its history since the Vietnam war, renewing questions about its involvement. US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton praised ...




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