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Spanish troops to start leaving Afghanistan in January


December 7th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Spain's defense minister said Tuesday that the withdrawal of Spanish troops from Afghanistan will begin in January, once Afghan President Hamid Karzai decides his government's forces ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 55 at Shiite shrine in Kabul


December 7th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 55 people were killed on Tuesday afternoon when a suicide bomber targeted a large group of Shiites at a shrine in the Afghan capital of ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Iraq insurgent attacks


November 20th, 2011 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 20 (IANS) At least six police personnel and three insurgents were killed Saturday in separate insurgent attacks in Iraq's western Anbar province, Xinhua reported.Five policemen and ... 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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13 killed in Mizoram, Tripura accidents


March 27th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, March 27 (IANS) At least 13 people, including two couples, were killed in separate incidents in Mizoram and Tripura, police said Sunday.A Mizoram Police spokesman said at least nine ... 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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Gunmen kill tribal leader, woman official in Iraq


February 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS) In two separate incidents in Iraq, unidentified gunmen killed a Sunni Arab tribal leader and a government official in central and northern parts of the country ... Read more...

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Kandahar deputy governor killed in suicide bombing


January 30th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber killed the deputy governor of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province and wounded six others on Saturday, officials said.Deputy governor Abdul Latif Ashna was on his way ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills nine taxi passengers in northern Afghanistan


January 17th, 2011 - 3:12 am ICT by BNO News
AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb killed nine people traveling in a taxi in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, police and coalition forces said.The attack happened around 1 p.m. local time in ... 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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Coalition routs Taliban in southern Afghanistan


October 21st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Arghandab/Kabul (Afghanistan), Oct. 21 (ANI): American and Afghan forces have reportedly routed the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, forcing many hardened fighters to flee strongholds that they have held for years.The New ... Read more...

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Taliban power growing in northern Afghanistan


October 19th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 19 (ANI): The Taliban's influence in northern Afghanistan has expanded in recent months in response to NATO's surge in the south.According to the Wall Street Journal, the Taliban ... Read more...

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Teaching is a deadly job in Thailand


September 21st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 21 (DPA) Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of "Siamese infidels", a human rights group said ... Read more...

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Rocket strikes Kabul hours before voting (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) A rocket struck this Afghanistan capital hours before polling for the country's new parliament began Saturday, police said. According to DPA, no one was injured in the ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Afghan parliamentary polls


September 18th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (DPA) Afghanistan's parliamentary elections began nationwide Saturday amid tight security and fears of widespread fraud. A total of 12.5 million Afghans are eligible to vote for more than ... Read more...

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Taliban now active in 33 of 34 Afghan provinces: Aid bodies


September 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept.12 (ANI): Four years ago, the Taliban was active in only four provinces of Afghanistan, but today, they are active in 33 of the country's 34 provinces, aid organizations say.Large ... 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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Eight policemen killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Aug 26 (DPA) Eight Afghan policemen were killed and one was injured Thursday in the northern province of Kunduz when gunmen attacked them, the provincial governor said. "Our eight brave ... 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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U.S. State Department issues Travel Warning for Afghanistan


August 13th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. State Department on Friday issued a new Travel Warning for Afghanistan, warning U.S. citizens of the critical dangers still present in the war torn country, ... Read more...

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US needs to differentiate between India and Pakistan (Comment)


August 6th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Harold A. Gould Many parallels now exist between how America descended into the Vietnam quagmire and certain trends that are becoming increasingly evident as America commits ever more resources to its ... Read more...

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U.S. Army reports more than 160 civilian casualties in Iraq in July


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- More than 160 civilians were killed as a result of insurgent attacks in Iraq during the month of July, according to figures released by the U.S. military on ... Read more...

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With More Than 60 Dead, July Becomes Deadliest Month Of Afghan War


August 1st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If the controversial "Wikileaks" leak of classified war documents in July pointed out in front of the whole world the stark number of American soldiers who ... Read more...

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US-led military’s curbs on civilian attacks led to ‘reduced’ Afghan Taliban retaliation


July 24th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Restrictions imposed on US-led forces in Afghanistan to reduce civilian casualties have also led to a decline in insurgent attacks, according to a report by America's National ... Read more...

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11 policemen, district governor killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), July 11 (DPA) A district governor was killed by a roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan where two separate insurgent attacks killed at least 11 policemen, officials said Sunday. Maalem Aziz, ... Read more...

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Six NATO soldiers killed in Afghan attacks


July 10th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 10 (DPA) Six soldiers of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in separate insurgent attacks and an accidental explosion in Afghanistan Saturday, the military alliance said. Three ... Read more...

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Petraeus promises to review ‘Rules of Engagement’ in Afghanistan


July 9th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): General David H. Petraeus has told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he will take a hard look and review the "Rules of Engagement" in Afghanistan.The Rules of ... Read more...

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12 Afghan police killed in insurgent attacks


June 15th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 15 (DPA) Twelve policemen were killed in Afghanistan's volatile southern and eastern regions, officials said Tuesday. Suspected Taliban insurgents attacked a police checkpoint in Ghazni, the capital of the province ... Read more...

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Manipuri’s fed up with repeated bomb attacks


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 3 (ANI): Victims of bomb abd insurgent attacks have expressed their frustration over such incidents saying they don't know why they take place.Manipur has been witnessing increasing militant led violence. ... Read more...

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Union Home Secretary in Manipur


February 27th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 27 (ANI): Union Home Secretary, G.K. Pillai, has ruled out talks with any insurgent group in the northeastern states on issues of sovereignty, but expressed willingness to initiate peace talks ... Read more...

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Insurgents affecting Loktak Lake development


January 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 31 (ANI): Development of the Loktak Lake area of Manipur has been repeatedly affected by insurgent attacks. Militants recently damaged an excavator that was being used to clear Phumdis, or ... Read more...

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Drone attacks may be expanded in Pakistan: report


December 14th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Senior US officials are pushing to expand CIA drone strikes beyond Pakistan's tribal region and into Quetta to pressurise Islamabad to pursue Taliban leaders based there, the ... Read more...

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Taliban attack kills eight policemen in Afghanistan


November 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar, Nov 16 (DPA) Dozens of Taliban fighters stormed a security post in southern Afghanistan and killed eight policemen, a senior provincial official said Monday. Three other police were injured when the ... Read more...

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Karzai declared winner in Afghan presidential poll (Lead)


November 2nd, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 2 (DPA) The Afghan Independent Election Commission Monday declared incumbent Hamid Karzai the winner of the presidential election after his challenger pulled out of the coming weekend's runoff. The commission cancelled ... Read more...

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Roadside bombs kill 36 civilians in Afghanistan (Roundup)


September 30th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kandahar, Sep 29 (DPA) A roadside bomb believed to have been planted by Taliban militants struck a bus Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, killing 30 passengers and wounding 39 civilians, officials said. Two ... Read more...

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