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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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US, Afghan troops begin ‘The Battle For Kandahar’


September 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept 28 (ANI): US and Afghan troops have reportedly begun active combat operations last week to drive the Taliban out of their strongholds surrounding the city of Kandahar.Sixteen Americans ... Read more...

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Taliban kills 220 civilians in July despite new “code of conduct”


August 4th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Mullah Omar, the Taliban's spiritual leader, recently released a revised code of conduct as an attempt to shape perceptions, but insurgent violence continues to harm ... Read more...

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Taliban supreme leader has lost control: NATO


July 19th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 19 (IANS) Taliban supreme leader Mullah Muhammad Omar has lost control over the group as the capture of 23 rebel commanders "without any resistance" over the past one month ... Read more...

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Bicycle bomber kills three ahead of Kabul conference


July 18th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (DPA) A suicide attack in eastern Kabul killed at least three civilians and left 45 injured Sunday, officials said - two days before a major international conference in the ... Read more...

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Five Afghan soldiers killed in NATO air strike


July 7th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A Nato air strike has mistakenly killed five Afghan soldiers while they were on patrol in the country's eastern Ghazni province.According to the Daily Express, Afghan Defence Ministry ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike accidentally kills five Afghan soldiers


July 7th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (DPA) A NATO airstrike Wednesday mistakenly hit an Afghan army unit in southern Afghanistan, killing five soldiers, a Defence Ministry spokesman said. The soldiers were conducting an anti-insurgent operation in ... Read more...

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Efforts to neutralise Afghan Taliban showing positive results, says NATO commanders


June 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 29 (ANI): While the US' Afghan strategy appears to be in complete disarray, particularly after the sacking of General Stanley McChrystal, American officials have stressed that the decision ... Read more...

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Six NATO soldiers killed in Kabul bombing


May 18th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Six NATO soldiers were killed and several wounded when a car bomb exploded near an ISAF convoy and civilian vehicles travelling on Darulaman Road in Kabul on ... Read more...

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20 die in Afghanistan suicide blast (Lead)


May 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 18 (DPA) At least 20 deaths were reported Tuesday in a suicide bombing that was carried out in front of the US-founded Counterinsurgency Academy in Kabul, security officials said. An Afghan ... Read more...

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