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Acid thrown at three Afghan sisters


November 30th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) Three sisters were disfigured after acid was thrown at them in Afghanistan's Kunduz province.The three girls - aged 8, 12 and 17 - were disfigured Tuesday ... Read more...

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Four Taliban killed in Afghanistan


October 8th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 8 (IANS) At least four Taliban insurgents, including a group commander, were killed after Afghan police backed by NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) carried out a ... Read more...

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Afghan forces kill three Taliban


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 2 (IANS) At least three Taliban insurgents, including a group commander, were killed by Afghan police Saturday during a raid, Xinhua reported.The killings occurred when police raided ... Read more...

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Five die in Afghanistan blast


September 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 11 (IANS) Five civilians were killed when their car ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province, police said Sunday. The car went ... Read more...

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Three die in Afghan bombing


June 19th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 19 (IANS) Three people were killed and 11 others injured Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack targeting a military convoy in northern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.An explosives-laden ... Read more...

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Taliban stronghold in Afghan province cleared


January 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Jan 27(IANS) Afghan and NATO-led forces have razed a Taliban stronghold in Imam Sahib district of Afghanistan's Kunduz province, an official said Thursday.Kunduz is 250 km north of Afghanistan ... Read more...

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NATO confirms killing of Taliban Deputy Governor in Afghanistan


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 3 (ANI): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has confirmed that Taliban's Deputy Governor, Bahadur, has been killed during a combined Afghan and coalition forces operation in Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Coalition forces have killed Taliban leader Mullah Bahador


January 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 1(ANI): Coalition forces in Afghanistan have killed top-ranking Taliban official Mullah Bahador in restive Kunduz Province during an overnight raid, according to Afghan police and a local governor.The ... Read more...

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Afghanistan-based US troops’ families bear brunt of deployment strains


December 31st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wautoma, Dec 31 (ANI): The impact of the Afghanistan war is not limited to the soldiers deployed there, but extends to their families back home, who bear the brunt of the psychological ... Read more...

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Governor among 15 killed in Afghanistan mosque blast


October 8th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 8 (IANS) The governor of Afghanistan's Kunduz province and 14 other people were killed Friday in a blast in northern part of the country, a media report said.The powerful ... Read more...

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Taliban leader involved in NYT journalist Farrell’s kidnapping among insurgents arrested in Afghanistan


October 5th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Taliban district leader who was directly involved in the kidnapping of British New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell was among numerous insurgents arrested in operations across Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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95 killed in Afghan poll violence (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 89 Taliban militants and six security personnel, including a soldier, were killed and several civilians wounded in clashes in various Afghan provinces amid the country's ... Read more...

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24 dead in Afghan poll violence


September 18th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 18 Taliban militants and six security personnel, including a soldier, were killed and several civilians injured in clashes in various Afghan provinces amid the country's ... Read more...

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Afghan President Karzai condemns stoning of Afghan couple for adultery


August 18th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) – Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday condemned the stoning of a young couple for adultery in northern Afghanistan, apparently by the Taliban, saying it was "an unforgivable crime."It ... Read more...

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Taliban stone couple to death in Kunduz for adultery, Amnesty International condemns the act


August 17th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kunduz, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a gruesome incident the Taliban has stoned a young couple to death in the Kunduz province of Afghanistan. They were stoned because they had committed adultery. ... Read more...

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Foreign fighters support Taliban in Afghanistan


August 7th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) About 40 foreign fighters have been supporting Taliban militants in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, police said Saturday. They have been fighting under Uzbek extremist commander Tahir Yaldash, provincial ... Read more...

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Militants kill six policemen in Afghanistan


July 11th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 11 (IANS) Six policemen with the Afghan Border Police Force were killed as militants stormed their outpost in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, the local government said Sunday. "Armed militants stormed ... Read more...

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Taliban attack US troops in Afghanistan


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), July 2 (IANS) Taliban militants attacked a guest house of US troops in Kunduz city, capital of Afghanistan's Kunduz province, Friday morning, a top official said. "Taliban insurgents intruded a ... Read more...

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Three civilians among 17 killed in Afghan violence


June 19th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 19 (DPA) A roadside bomb killed two policemen and three civilians Saturday in southern Afghanistan, while soldiers killed 12 insurgents in the north, officials said. The bomb was remotely detonated ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike kills 25 Taliban in Afghanistan (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), May 29 (DPA) A NATO airstrike in northern Afghanistan killed 25 Taliban insurgents, including two of their commanders, an Afghan government official said Saturday. The air raid took place in ... Read more...

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Pamir Airways passenger plane carrying 41 crashes between Kunduz and Kabul


May 17th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Pamir Airways passenger plane carrying more than 40 people is believed to have crashed in a mountain in Salang Pass, between Kunduz Province and Kabul, according to ... Read more...

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Soldier killed, security guards injured in Afghanistan


May 16th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 16 (DPA) A NATO soldier was killed in combat in southern Afghanistan and four private security guards were injured in an ambush on their convoy, officials said Sunday The International ... Read more...

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Afghan Girl’s School Suffers Suspected Poison Attack


April 27th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) So far the count is up to thirteen for the number of girls which have fallen ill after a suspected poisonous gas attack which was made on an ... Read more...

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47 Afghan students fall sick after ‘toxic spray’


April 24th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 24 (IANS) Forty-seven girl students fell sick Saturday after some men allegedly sprayed toxic materials in their classrooms in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, media reports said. The incident took place ... Read more...

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Afghan troops kill 21 militants


April 24th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), April 24 (IANS) Twenty-one Taliban militants were killed in air and ground assaults launched by the security forces in northern Afghanistan, an official said Saturday. The fighting took place in ... Read more...

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100 foreign militants infiltrate into Afghanistan


April 24th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 24 (IANS) About 100 Taliban and Al Qaeda militants from other countries have infiltrated into Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, a top official said Saturday. "We have information some 100 foreign ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Afghanistan clash


February 27th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) Eight people, including three soldiers, were killed in a clash between security forces and Taliban militants in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, authorities said Saturday. "Afghan forces backed by ... Read more...

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Another ‘most wanted’ Afghan Taliban chief captured in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.22 (ANI): Senior US officials have claimed that a former governor in the Taliban regime in Afghanistan's Nangahar Province, Maulvi Kabir was recently nabbed in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province ... Read more...

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US pressure led to Afghan Taliban insurgents’ capture in Pakistan


February 19th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Months of pressure by the Barack Obama administration on Pakistan's powerful security establishment to side with them led to the capture of senior Afghan Taliban leaders, ... Read more...

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Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan


September 29th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 29 (Xinhua) A key Taliban commander was killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province by policemen, police said Tuesday. "Policemen shot dead Taliban key commander Mullah Rashid in Kunduz province during an ... Read more...

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Kidnapped British journalist rescued by US special forces in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Sep 9(ANI): British journalist Stephen Farrell, who was working for the New York Times when he was kidnapped in Afghanistan four days ago, has been rescued by a team ... Read more...

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Afghan bombing kills official


August 26th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (Xinhua) Qari Jan Gir, the chief of justice department in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, was killed in a roadside bomb blast Wednesday morning, the provincial police chief said. "At ... Read more...

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Police chief, three bodyguards killed in Afghanistan


August 12th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Aug 12 (DPA) Taliban militants attacked a district centre in northern Afghanistan, killing four police officers including a police chief, local government officials and a rebel spokesman said Wednesday. Noor ... Read more...

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Afghan vice president survives ambush


July 26th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 26 (DPA) Militants using machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked one of President Hamid Karzai's running mates in northern Afghanistan Sunday, but caused no casualties, the provincial governor said. Mohammad ... Read more...

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Al Jazeera calls for release of its Afghan journalists


June 16th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 16 (DPA) Al Jazeera said Tuesday that it had been unable to contact two of its Afghan journalists who were detained by Afghanistan's intelligence service and has called for ... Read more...

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