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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US secretary of state pushes plan to ‘clean up’ disputed Afghan vote

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... ballots cast. Abdullah, a former anti-Taliban resistance fighter, draws his support among Tajiks and other northern Afghan groups, while Ghani is backed by Pashtun tribes of the south and east ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry warns that legitimacy of Afghanistan election ‘hangs in balance’

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:37pm by Reuters

    ... father is a Pashtun, Afghanistan's largest ethnic group, while his mother comes from the Tajik minority. Ghani has strong support from Pashtun tribes in the south and east. Kerry has warned ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghanistan election

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:46pm by Reuters

    ... draws much of his support from the Tajik minority in northern Afghanistan. Ghani has strong support from Pashtun tribes in the country's south and east. Without a clear, unifying leader, ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban turning into a criminal enterprise, UN monitors report

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by Reuters, AFP

    ... in the near future. "They present a worrying, long-term security threat emanating from Afghanistan into the region and beyond," with particular ramifications for South and Central Asia, ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

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

    ... was returned to the US military in exchange for the release of five Taliban militants from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The deal, which the White House brokered without consulting ...

  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 ... military helicopter landing in a valley, kicking up small clouds of dust as a jittery-looking Bergdahl waits just a few feet away flanked by militants clutching a white flag. After a brief exchange ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US commandos planned for the worst in freeing army sergeant, says Hagel

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by AGENCIES

    ... the operation. President Barack Obama hailed the release in a brief appearance with Bergdahl's parents, Bob and Jani, in the White House Rose Garden, saying that "while Bowe was gone, he ...

  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US troops to remain in Afghanistan until end of 2016 to ‘finish the job’

    Posted May 28th 2014, 09:03pm by AP

    ... on Tuesday during an appearance in the White House Rose Garden. He credited American forces, which were first deployed by president George W. Bush within a month of the September 11, 2001 attacks, ... drawdown plan, Obama said: "It's harder to end wars than to begin them." The formal end of the Afghan war has triggered a White House effort to reframe America's foreign policy ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Desperate search after Afghan landslide; death toll could reach 2,700

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 05:15am by AP

    ... many families would have been at home instead of at work. President Barack Obama, speaking at a White House news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, expressed his sympathy ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China boosts diplomatic efforts in Afghanistan as Nato troops withdraw

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... the past we said: 'The Americans are there, and the Americans don't want anyone else, especially not another great power, taking their place'," said Hu Shisheng, a South Asia ... in Afghanistan is seen by some diplomats as an attempt to show it is a responsible global actor after rattling its own neighbours by asserting claims in the South China Sea. But Andrew Small, a fellow ...




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