casualties in afghanistan

Insurgents kill NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


November 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed on Wednesday when he was attacked by insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said one of ... Read more...

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British, Estonian troops killed in southern Afghanistan


October 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two British and Estonian soldiers serving with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed on Saturday as a result of two separate insurgent attacks in southern ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills 5 more NATO troops in southern Afghanistan


August 11th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb killed five more coalition service members in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said five of its service members ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills NATO soldier in eastern Afghanistan


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb exploded in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing one coalition service member, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said one of its service members ... Read more...

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Five NATO soldiers die in Afghanistan: ISAF


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Five coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Sunday as a result of three separate incidents, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF ... Read more...

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Three American troops killed in eastern Afghanistan


June 1st, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A bomb blast killed three American service members in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the U.S. military confirmed on Tuesday.The U.S. military said three United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) service ... Read more...

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Wave of attacks kill seven NATO soldiers in Afghanistan


March 1st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A wave of insurgent attacks killed seven coalition service members on Monday and Tuesday, according to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), raising the coalition death toll ... Read more...

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Human rights groups in Afghanistan shift focus from NATO to atrocities by Taliban


February 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 10(ANI): Human rights groups working in war-torn Afghanistan have shifted their focus from abuses attributed to NATO forces towards those committed by Taliban insurgents.The change in attitude is prompted ... Read more...

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Gen. Petraeus says Afghan mission made impressive progress despite highest coalition death toll in 2010


January 26th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- General David Petraeus, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), on Tuesday announced that the mission in Afghanistan made impressive progress in 2010.The ISAF and Afghan ... Read more...

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Five NATO soldiers die in Afghan attacks


January 13th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, five of them in attacks, according to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).The grim ... Read more...

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Terror attack kills NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


December 28th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service member was killed ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan bomb blast


December 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on early Monday morning, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service member ... Read more...

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Taliban dismiss UNO report on Afghan civilian casualties as “politically-motivated”


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 23 (ANI): The Taliban have refuted the latest United Nations Organization (UNO) report on civilian casualties in Afghanistan that blamed insurgents for the majority of deaths there, calling it ... Read more...

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Six NATO troops die in Afghan attack


December 12th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six coalition service members were killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service members were killed ... Read more...

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Two coalition troops killed in Afghan blast


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service members were killed ... Read more...

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US should formulate withdrawal plan to save lives of remaining troops: Afghan Taliban


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 20 (ANI): The Taliban have advised the United States to formulate a withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, so that it can at least save those troops that are still alive, ... Read more...

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Two coalition troops killed in Afghan violence


November 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Sunday.ISAF said the service members were ... Read more...

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Blair hit the bottle under pressure as British PM


September 1st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Tony Blair hit the bottle to help him cope with the pressures of being British prime minister. He used to have "stiff whisky or a gin and ... 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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Four American troops die after attacks in eastern and southern Afghanistan


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Four American service members were killed on Sunday after four separate attacks in eastern and southern Afghanistan, sources and the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.Two service ... Read more...

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NATO, UN considering Taliban proposal of joint investigation into Afghan civilian deaths


August 17th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): NATO and the United Nations are reportedly considering, in a cautious way, a Taliban proposal to set up a joint commission to investigate allegations of civilians being ... Read more...

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McChrystal brings erring US Special Forces in Afghanistan under his direct control


March 16th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.16 (ANI): Top American commander in Afghanistan General Stanley A. McChrystal has brought most American Special Operations forces under his direct control for the first time, over concerns on mounting civilian ... Read more...

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100th British soldier to die in Afghanistan this year (Lead)


December 8th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) The head of the British army has urged people not to judge the Afghan campaign "by casualties alone" after the death of the 100th British soldier in ... Read more...

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Obama says he will not rush more troops to Afghanistan


October 27th, 2009 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama has said he would not rush into a decision over whether to send more US troops to Afghanistan. "I will never rush the solemn decision ... Read more...

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14 people killed in helicopter crashes in Afghanistan


October 27th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 26 (DPA) Fourteen people, including 10 US citizens, were killed Monday in helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, one of which was believed to be a mid-air collision between two aircraft, ... Read more...

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30 killed in Afghanistan landmine blast (Lead)


September 29th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 29 (Xinhua) At least 30 people were killed and 39 others injured Tuesday when the passenger bus in which they were travelling struck a landmine in southern Afghan province ... Read more...

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Over half of Americans polled say Afghan war a wasted effort


August 21st, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.21 (ANI): Despite President Barack Obama's attempts to prepare the American people for rising casualties in Afghanistan, a new poll shows most Americans see the war as a wasted effort. ... Read more...

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‘Britain could be in Afghanistan for 40 years’


August 8th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (DPA) Britain's involvement in Afghanistan could last for up to 40 years, the next head of the British army said in a newspaper interview Saturday. General Sir David Richards told ... Read more...

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Airstrike, bomb blast kill 10 civilians in Afghanistan


August 5th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar, Aug 5 (DPA) Residents in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar said Wednesday that a NATO airstrike killed four civilians, including three children, while a roadside bomb killed six civilians ... Read more...

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Civilian deaths down despite rising attacks in Afghanistan: NATO


May 14th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (DPA) Civilian casualties in Afghanistan were down 44 percent in the first four months of this year, compared to the same period in 2008, despite a 64 percent ... Read more...

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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan rose 40 percent in 2008


February 17th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 17 (DPA) The UN said Tuesday that Afghan civilian deaths rose by 40 percent last year, to 2,118, the highest toll in the country since the fall of Taliban regime ... Read more...

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British troops suffer four times as many fatalities as Americans in Afghanistan


December 22nd, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Statistics indicate that British forces have suffered four times as many fatalities in Afghanistan in the past seven weeks as their American allies.According to a report in ... Read more...

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UN concerned over civilian casualties in Afghanistan


November 12th, 2008 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 12 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday expressed concern over continued civilian casualties in Afghanistan where US-led international forces are fighting the war against Al Qaeda and Taliban ... Read more...

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General Petraeus assesses US strategy for Pak, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan


October 16th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 16 (ANI): The new head of the US Central Command has launched a major reassessment of American strategy for Afghanistan , Pakistan , Iran , Iraq and the ... Read more...

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