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  1. News - Asia

    Civilian casualties up 23pc in Afghan war, says UN

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 03:49pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Afghan government troops can protect civilians as US-led Nato troops withdraw from the 12-year war against the Taliban. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said 1,319 civilians died ... in a report. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said 1,319 civilians died and 2,533 were injured as a result of the war from January 1 to June 30, up 23 per cent on the same period last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1293335/civilian-casualties-23pc-afghan-war-says-un
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghans flee war to India

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 05:04pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Life is tough for Afghan refugees in India Sharifa Jan fled Afghanistan for India last year when the Taliban killed her husband and threatened her six ... are saved. But here are a lot more problems,” said Hadat, 28, who fled Afghanistan last year. His family has applied for resettlement in Australia in hopes they can finally start building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1289833/afghans-flee-war-india
  3. News - World

    Taliban say they will open office in Qatar to seek political solution to Afghanistan war

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 09:59pm by AP

    ... KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban say they will open office in Qatar to seek political solution to Afghanistan war. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1263830/taliban-say-they-will-open-office-qatar-seek-political-solution
  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan security deal clouded by dispute over US admission of ‘mistakes’

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 02:34pm by Reuters in Kabul and Washington

    ... Reuters in Kabul and Washington Confusion over a letter acknowledging US errors in Afghanistan has prevented signing of security pact to cover post-war conduct Last-minute efforts to finalise a security pact between the United States and Afghanistan were clouded on Tuesday by differences over whether President Barack Obama had agreed to issue a letter acknowledging US mistakes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1361082/afghan-security-deal-clouded-dispute-over-us-admission-mistakes
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US gives Afghanistan year-end deadline to sign crucial security deal

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:53am by Reuters in Kabul and Washington

    ... If the United States pulls out, others are expected to follow. A thinner international presence could deter donors from releasing promised funds. After more than 12 years of war, Afghanistan remains ... Reuters in Kabul and Washington Afghan president places agreement on post-war US troop presence in doubt by delaying signing of pact President Hamid Karzai triggered uncertainty about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1362676/us-gives-afghanistan-year-end-deadline-sign-crucial-security-deal
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Actor returned to Afghanistan for role of his life: a translator for US Marines

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:52pm by AP

    ... translation, his work in Afghanistan helped the 48-year-old Fazli develop his career, especially in war films and, he freely admits, playing a Middle Eastern terrorist. He had a role ... Associated Press in Concord, New Hampshire As Hollywood beckoned, Fahim Fazli became a US military translator as a way of giving back Actor returned to Afghanistan for role of his life ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571472/actor-returned-afghanistan-role-his-life-translator-us-marines
  7. News - Asia - WAR CRIMES

    Lawyers for US soldier in Afghan killings want prosecutors ousted

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 02:28pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... for seeking to remove the prosecutors. Bales, a decorated veteran of four combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, pleaded guilty in June to walking off his base under cover of darkness last year and opening fire on civilians in their homes in at least two villages. The mass shooting in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province marked the worst case of civilian slaughter blamed on a single, rogue US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295246/lawyers-us-soldier-afghan-killings-want-prosecutors-ousted
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Lawyers for US soldier in Afghanistan rampage want prosecutors dismissed

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 01:27pm by Reuters in Tacoma, Washington

    ... the death penalty, pleaded guilty in June to walking off his base in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province before dawn on March 11, last year, and gunning down civilians in their homes in at least two ... in Iraq and Afghanistan, acknowledged the killings upon pleading guilty in June and told the court there was “not a good reason in this world” for his actions. His attack marked the worst case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296641/lawyers-us-soldier-afghanistan-rampage-want-prosecutors-dismissed
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan releases seven Taliban prisoners

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 03:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Pakistan on Saturday announced the release of seven senior Afghan Taliban figures to help the peace process in war-torn neighbour Afghanistan, the foreign ... has the influence to force the Taliban to the negotiating table- and the insurgents have publicly refused all contact with Karzai’s government, branding it a US puppet. Karzai said Afghanistan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1305606/pakistan-releases-seven-taliban-prisoners
  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Afghanistan: the great game of thrones

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... in revolution. One of the original motives for the first Anglo-Afghan war was promoting commerce between India and Afghanistan. That initiative and the war ended with the British burning down the great ... Manreet Sodhi Someshwar Historian William Dalrymple's new book charts the disastrous British attempt to set up a puppet king in Afghanistan in 1839, writes Manreet Sodhi Someshwar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1141087/afghanistan-great-game-thrones

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