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Prince Harry to earn danger money in Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kabul, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry who is the third in command in the British army arrived in Bastion camp in Afghanistan where he is expected to complete his tour. He ... Read more...

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US hands over key prison to Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) US forces in Afghanistan Monday handed over full control of a key US-run prison - the Bagram Detention Centre - to the Afghan defence ministry, ... Read more...

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11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) Afghan police and army, backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 11 Taliban militants in different provinces since Saturday, the country's Interior Ministry said ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 3 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the military alliance said."An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an improvised ... Read more...

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2 US soldiers killed by militants in Afghanistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) Two US soldiers were killed in an attack by anti-government militants in Afghanistan Saturday, the US Forces said in a statement."Two US Forces-Afghanistan service members died ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... 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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11 killed in NATO chopper crash in Afghanistan


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 16 (IANS) Eleven people, including four NATO and three US soldiers, were killed Thursday when a NATO military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's Kandhar province, Xinhua reported.The ISAF helicopter ... Read more...

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Six NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan


August 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Six NATO soldiers have been shot dead in Afghanistan, of whom three were killed by an Afghan police officer.A police commander in Helmand province shot ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM visits Afghanistan


July 19th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 19 (IANS)Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf arrived here Thursday on his maiden day-long visit to Afghanistan, an official said.Ashraf is scheduled to hold talks with Afghan ... Read more...

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Twin blasts kill 14 in Afghanistan


July 8th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 8 (IANS) Fourteen civilians died in a twin bomb attack in Afghanistan Sunday, police said.Two roadside bombs hit a tractor and a mini-truck around 8.00 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Clinton visits Afghanistan


July 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, an Afghan official said.Clinton made the surprise visit a day before ... Read more...

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61 militants killed in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (IANS) A total of 61 Taliban militants have been killed in military operations carried out by Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops in the last 24 ... Read more...

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Taliban using kids as suicide bombers in Afghanistan


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 3 (IANS) The arrest of two children and a teenager with bombs and remote-controlled devices in Afganistan's former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar has sparked fears that the ... Read more...

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42 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


June 17th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 17 (IANS) Over 40 Taliban militants have been killed and 37 suspects detained during joint security operations in different provinces of Afghanistan in last 24 hours, the ... Read more...

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45 militants killed in Afghanistan


June 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 10 (IANS) At least 45 Taliban militants have been killed in operations carried out by Afghan and NATO-led troops, the interior ministry said Sunday.The forces launched 10 ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) At least 30 Taliban militants have been killed and 14 injured in various Afghanistan provinces in the last 24 hours, the country's interior ministry said ... Read more...

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16 militants killed in Afghanistan


May 29th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) Sixteen Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan during military operations, the interior ministry said Tuesday.Raids were carried out in nearly a dozen provinces including Kabul, ... Read more...

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17 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


May 24th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 24 (IANS) At least 17 Taliban militants have been killed in a countrywide military operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Thursday.As many as 54 rebels were ... Read more...

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Four NATO soldiers die in southern Afghanistan


May 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Four NATO soldiers lost their lives during separate incidents in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said."Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members died ... Read more...

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UN relief chief visits Afghanistan


May 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for a four-day visit to the insurgency-hit country.... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed in Afghanistan


May 6th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 6 (IANS) Eight Taliban militants have been killed during joint operations of Afghan forces and NATO troops in various Afghan provinces, the interior ministry said Sunday."Afghan police, ... Read more...

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36 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


May 5th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 5 (IANS) As many as 36 Taliban militants have been killed, three injured and 28 captured by Afghan police backed by NATO-led troops, the interior ministry said ... Read more...

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Obama makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in Kabul late Tuesday on an unannounced visit to meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, reported local media citing Afghan ... Read more...

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16 Taliban surrender in Afghanistan


May 1st, 2012 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 1 (IANS) A total of 16 Taliban militants have surrendered before the Afghanistan government and joined its peace process, a government official said.According to a provincial government ... Read more...

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NATO soldier dies in Afghanistan


April 29th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 29 (IANS) A soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) died Saturday in Afghanistan, a statement said."An International Security Assistance Force service member died as ... Read more...

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Over 40 Taliban surrender in Afghanistan


April 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 26 (IANS) Two groups of Taliban - comprising 33 and 10 rebels - Thursday gave up arms and joined the peace process in Afghanistan, officials said.The first ... Read more...

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20 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 24 (IANS) At least 20 Taliban militants, including four commanders, have been killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Xinhua reported Tuesday.Afghan forces backed by NATO troops launched an ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ’spring offensive’ continues in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Fighting was on Monday morning in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul where Taliban militants have staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, the ... Read more...

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14 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 14 (IANS) At least 14 Taliban militants were killed and more than 30 injured in a "clean-up" operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.Nine missions were ... Read more...

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25 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 13 (IANS) At least 25 Taliban militants have been killed in a mountainous area in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, an official said Friday.An operation backed by NATO-led forces ... Read more...

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10 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 7 (IANS) At least 10 Taliban have been killed and two others held in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an official release said Saturday."Ten insurgents including two commanders were ... Read more...

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Seven die as oil tanker explodes in Afghanistan


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 6 (IANS) Seven people were killed and three injured Friday when an oil tanker exploded in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, police said."An oil tanker exploded at around ... Read more...

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