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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Suicide blast hits British embassy vehicle in Kabul

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 03:51pm by AFP

    ... troops staying on into next year to train and support the Afghan army and police. Fears are growing that Afghanistan could tip into a cycle of violence as the NATO military presence declines, ... claimed to have won fraud-tainted elections in a prolonged stand-off that caused political paralysis in Kabul and fuelled worsening violence nationwide. Britain this week ended its 13-year ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban ambush kills 22 Afghan security force members

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kabul Taliban ambush hits Afghan convoy Taliban insurgents have killed at least 22 security force members in an ambush in northern Afghanistan. The violence comes as the Taliban and their allies step up attacks ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops at the end of the year, seeking to weaken the new Afghan government. The Taliban, who ruled Afghanistan with an iron fist ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Deal between Afghan presidential candidates close after 'breakthrough'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... spokesman Faizullah Zaki said. Abdullah's spokesmen were not immediately available to comment on any deal. The UN has expressed fears that a disputed election result could revive the violence ... a week ago he insisted he had won fairly and that negotiations over the unity government had failed. An angry reaction by either side's loyalists risks spilling into violence because ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan election in crisis as candidate Abdullah Abdullah pulls out of audit

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:06pm by AFP

    ... campaign officials dismissed the process for invalidating fake votes as “a joke”. The stand-off between Abdullah and his poll rival Ashraf Ghani has threatened to revive ethnic violence ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN reports soaring civilian casualties in Afghanistan as violence deepens

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul UN reports soaring civilian casualties Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared by 24 per cent in the first half of this year, according to UN figures released yesterday, revealing worsening nationwide violence as US-led troops leave after more than a decade fighting the Taliban. Ground combat is now causing more deaths and injuries than ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry in Kabul to seek resolution of Afghan election dispute

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 01:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... and east in recent months, and violence is increasing across the country according to several independent reports. US-led foreign troop numbers have declined from a peak of 150,000 in 2012 to just ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan soldier guns down US general in Kabul insider attack

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

    ... surrounding Monday’s incident. Afghanistan is holding an audit of eight million votes cast in presidential elections as a dispute over fraud threatens to trigger a spiral of ethnic violence. ...

  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... is killed, "you might see a wider impact on morale." Foreign aid workers, contractors, journalists and other civilians in Afghanistan are increasingly becoming targets of violence ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Attempts to resume Afghan poll audit stall over criteria for discounting votes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 06:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... raised fears of a return to the ethnic violence of the 1990s. In a bid to pull the country back from the brink of crisis, Kerry flew into Kabul early last month and persuaded the two opponents ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban launch audacious attack on Kabul airport as Afghan poll audit starts

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Kabul

    ... to the ethnic violence of the 1990s. Abdullah – who says he already suffered one stolen election at Karzai’s hands in 2009 – is half-Tajik while Ghani is from the majority Pashtun community, ...




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