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Six die in Kabul blast


September 8th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 8 (IANS) Six people were killed Saturday in a massive blast in the Afghan capital Kabul, an eyewitness said."I saw some six bodies on the ground, mostly civilians, ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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NATO claims its strategy working in Afghanistan: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said he was not aware of the situation on the ground in Afghanistan where a recent Taliban strike killed ... Read more...

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Australia spells out Afghanistan exit plan


April 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an early withdrawal of Australian troops from Afghanistan Tuesday, a day after the 18-hour terror siege of Kabul ended.Giving the ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan


April 17th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday called her Afghan counterpart Zalmai Rassoul over phone to strongly condemn the Taliban attacks in the country that ... Read more...

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Afghan attacks show NATO’s failure: Karzai


April 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The coordinated attacks on Afghan capital Kabul and three provinces Sunday were a failure on the part of NATO and domestic intelligence forces, Afghan ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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EU condemns Afghanistan attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has condemned Sunday's Taliban attacks on government buildings and western embassies in Afghanistan, her spokesperson said in ... Read more...

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Man in Afghan army uniform kills four soldiers


January 20th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 20 (IANS) A man in Afghan army uniform opened fire and killed four foreign soldiers in Kapisa province Friday, a media report said."An Afghan soldier shot dead four ... Read more...

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Key Taliban commander held in Afghanistan


November 13th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 13 (IANS) Afghan security forces captured three Taliban militants, including a key commander, during an operation Sunday in Herat province, an official said."Taliban commander Mullah Zahir, along ... Read more...

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In 10 years, Kabul a better place: NATO


November 13th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 13 (IANS) Ten years have passed since the Taliban were driven out of Afghan capital Kabul, and the NATO's ambassador to Afghanistan has said life has become ... Read more...

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13 US soldiers die in Kabul bombing


October 29th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) Thirteen NATO soldiers were killed Saturday in an Afghan bombing. Those killed were all Americans, the biggest single day loss of troops there since the ... Read more...

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Four Afghans killed in land mine blast


October 24th, 2011 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 24 (IANS) Four Afghan civilians lost their lives when a land mine struck their car, police said.The incident happened in Herat province, 640 km west of capital ... Read more...

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25 killed as insurgent attack foiled in Afghanistan


October 8th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 25 insurgents were killed during a foiled militant attack near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, Xinhua reported Saturday.According to an ISAF, it was the largest ... Read more...

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Two Afghan suicide bombers shot dead


September 25th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 25 (IANS) Two suicide bombers were gunned down by the police in an Afghan province, the authorities said Sunday.Police in the Zabul province, 340 km south of Afghan ... Read more...

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No Indian injured in Kabul attack


September 13th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kabul, Sep 13 (IANS) India Tuesday condemned the attack by militants near the US embassy in Kabul and clarified that no Indian has been injured."India strongly condemns the incident. ... Read more...

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Taliban behead four in Afghanistan


August 10th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 10 (IANS) Taliban rebels have beheaded four civilians in Afghanistan's Farah province, police said Wednesday."A group of armed Taliban rebels kidnapped four civilians in Balabluk district of ... Read more...

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18 Afghan civilians killed in blast (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 29 (IANS) Eighteen civilians were killed in a massive explosion when their mini-bus ran over a roadside bomb Friday morning in Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders were in Karachi on 9/11: WikiLeaks


April 25th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Some senior Al Qaeda leaders were in Pakistan's Karachi city Sep 11, 2001 and most returned to Afghanistan within a day, Washington Post reported Monday citing ... Read more...

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US “well-positioned” to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in July: Gates


March 8th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): US defence secretary, Robert Gates, has said that his country is "well-positioned" to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in July.Gates made his comments during an unannounced visit ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants surrender in Afghanistan


January 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 12 (IANS) Thirty Taliban militants gave up insurgency in Afghanistan's Ghor province and surrendered to authorities Wednesday, Xinhua reported."A group of 30 armed men under commander Mullah Mohammad Yousuf ... Read more...

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NATO denies running secret prison in Afghanistan


October 19th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) NATO Monday denied media reports that US military is allegedly running a secret prison in war-torn Afghanistan."We refuse these allegations, there are no secret prisons in the country, ... Read more...

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Gillard assures Oz troops in Afghanistan committed to Oruzgan mission


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 3 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has assured the Australian troops in Afghanistan of her commitment to the Oruzgan mission during a surprise visit to the war-torn country.According to ... Read more...

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Explosion rocks diplomatic enclave in Kabul (Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) A massive explosion rocked the diplomatic enclave of the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday, causing unknown casualties and damage to several cars and houses, a police official said. The apparent ... Read more...

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Blast rocks diplomatic enclave in Afghan capital


December 15th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) A massive explosion rocked the diplomatic enclave of Kabul city Tuesday, causing unknown casualties and damage to several cars and houses, a police official said. The blast occurred ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing hits military base in Kabul


November 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 13 (DPA) A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a military base in the eastern part of the Afghan capital Kabul and wounded three people, officials said Friday. Interior ... Read more...

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Six killed as Taliban storm UN guesthouse in Kabul (Second Lead)


October 28th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 28 (IANS) At least six people, including UN personnel, were killed Wednesday morning when heavily armed Taliban fighters stormed a UN guesthouse in the Afghan capital. Fierce gunbattles broke out ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao arrives in Kabul


October 9th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 9 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has arrived in Afghan capital Kabul to assess the situation arising out of Thursday's bomb blast outside the Indian embassy there, which claimed ... Read more...

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Fourth French soldier dies in Afghanistan


September 28th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS/KABUL (BNO NEWS) – A fourth French soldier died in Afghanistan on Sunday, the office of President Sarkozy said. Earlier, on Saturday, three other French soldiers were killed in an accident.Sunday's accident ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Kabul


September 17th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion shook the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday afternoon, officials told BNO News.The explosion occurred in a neighborhood that also houses the U.S. and British embassies, ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing in Kabul kills nine, injures 38 (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 17 (DPA) A suicide attack against an Italian military convoy shook the Afghan capital Kabul Thursday, leaving six soldiers and at least three civilians dead and 38 others wounded, ... Read more...

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Blast in Kabul kills six, injures 38


September 17th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
LondonSep.17 (ANI): At least six persons have died and 38 injured in a bomb attack on Thursday in the centre of Kabul amid rising tension in Afghanistan.The blast occurred near ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing in Kabul kills two, injures 38


September 17th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 17 (DPA) A suicide attack against an Italian military vehicle shook the Afghan capital Kabul Thursday, leaving at least two people dead, witnesses and officials said. A spokesman of the ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Afghan capital


September 17th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion shook the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday afternoon, officials told BNO News.The explosion occurred in a neighborhood that also houses the U.S. and British embassies, ... Read more...

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