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Seven Afghan children die in blast


July 25th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Seven children died in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan Tuesday, an official said.The explosion took place in Ghor province when one of them stepped on ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills NATO troops, children near market


May 21st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two coalition service members and two Afghan children, officials said. A ... Read more...

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20 Afghan children enjoy Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Around 20 children from war-ravaged Afghanistan Thursday thoroughly enjoyed India's colourful Republic Day parade here as they witnessed the colourful show as the government's special ... Read more...

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Karzai accepts Gates’ apology over deaths of Afghan children in NATO air strike


March 8th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 8 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accepted an apology of US Defence Secretary Robert Gates for the deaths of nine children in a NATO air strike, a day ... Read more...

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Increasing number of Afghan children succumbing to Taliban, other militant groups’ attacks


February 16th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 16 (ANI): An increasing number of children are being killed and injured in Afghanistan, with a latest UN report saying that almost 1,800 children were either injured or succumbed ... Read more...

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NATO official’s ‘Kabul safer than most Western cities’ claim blasted by kids, aid groups


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 23 (ANI): Aid groups and young Afghans have reportedly criticised a top NATO official's comments that war-ravaged Kabul is a safer place for children to grow up than most ... Read more...

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Children safer in Kabul than London: NATO envoy


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A British diplomat has sparked fury after claiming that Kabul is a safer place for children than Britain's major cities.Afghanistan has one of the world's highest child mortality ... Read more...

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15 killed in pre-election Afghan violence


September 16th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 16 (DPA) Officials said Thursday that a NATO soldier, a dozen suspected insurgents and two Afghan children were killed in separate attacks ahead of parliamentary elections at the weekend. The ... Read more...

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For ailing Afghan kids, a healing touch from India (Feature)


September 12th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Quietly, India has been helping mend Afghan hearts. With hundreds of children in war-torn Afghanistan dying of congenital heart disease every year, many are now ... Read more...

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Bombs kill five foreign troops in Afghanistan


August 31st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 31 (DPA) Five foreign soldiers were killed Tuesday in Afghanistan in two roadside bombings and a militant attack, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said. Three ISAF soldiers were killed ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban cell leader and several members captured after placing nine IEDs in children’s school


April 30th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – An Afghan-international security force captured a Taliban cell leader who allegedly placed improvised explosive devices (IED) in and around an Afghan children's school, the NATO-led ISAF alliance ... Read more...

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5 million Afghan children have no access to schools: Karzai


March 7th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 7 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that lack of educational facilities and attacks by Taliban have kept five million school-age children out of schools and pleaded with ... Read more...

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UAE charity to fund humanitarian efforts in Afghanistan


July 7th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based charity Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation would fund various humanitarian projects to help children in Afghanistan, WAM news ... Read more...

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Recruiter of child suicide bombers nabbed in Afghanistan


July 5th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 5 (DPA) A terrorist who allegedly recruited Afghan children to serve as suicide bombers has been taken into custody, US officials said Sunday. The arrest was made south of the ... Read more...

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Children from Afghanistan found in Rome manhole


April 4th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 4 (DPA) Italian police inspecting a manhole at a railway station in Rome have discovered 24 children from Afghanistan living in makeshift shelter of cardboard and blankets. Officials believe the children, ... Read more...

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Five Afghan children killed in Australian-Taliban clash


February 13th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 13 (DPA) Five Afghan children were killed when Australian soldiers shot back after coming under fire from Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the Australian Defence Force said Friday. "Current reporting indicates, ... Read more...

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Australian soldiers kill Afghan children in Taliban clash


February 13th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 13 (DPA) Five Afghan children were killed when Australian soldiers shot back after coming under fire from Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) said Friday. "Current reporting ... Read more...

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Leave or face more deaths, Taliban warns Canada


August 18th, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 18 (IANS) In its first direct threat to any US ally in the war on terror, the Taliban warned Canada Sunday that either it quit Afghanistan or face ... Read more...

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Why British minister calls Afghan military mission ‘noble’ (News Analysis)


June 9th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 9 (IANS) Britain's defence minister Monday called the bid to snuff out extremist Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan a "noble cause" as the death of three more British ... Read more...

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Three Afghan children killed in blast


May 24th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, May 24 (DPA) Three children were killed in an explosion in northern Afghanistan, while four NATO soldiers and their Afghan interpreters were wounded in a separate blast, officials said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Spanish troops open orphanage in Afghanistan


March 7th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by admin
Kabul, March 7 (IANS) Spanish troops stationed in Afghanistan as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) have opened an orphanage in Afghanistan's Qala-e-Naw, the capital of north-western Badghis province, Spain's ... Read more...

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