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Roadside bomb kills 5 family members in southern Afghanistan


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TARINKOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb attack killed at least five members of a family in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday.The family was traveling in their vehicle and on ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan blast


September 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) A soldier with the NATO-led coalition was killed Sunday in a blast in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement."An International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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British soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2009 was victim of friendly fire


September 4th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by BNO News
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A British soldier who died of wounds following an engagement in southern Afghanistan in December 2009 was attacked by U.S. helicopter crews who thought they were attacking ... 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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Man in Afghan army uniform kills three NATO soldiers


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 30 (IANS) A man wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot dead three NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, the coalition confirmed Thursday. Wednesday's attack ... Read more...

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NATO helicopter crashes in southern Afghanistan, killing 11


August 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven American service members and four Afghans were killed Thursday when a coalition helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, military officials said, in what was one of the ... 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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Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan blast


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) At least two NATO-led coalition soldiers were killed in a blast in Afghanistan Sunday, the military alliance said in a statement."Two International Security Assistance Force ... Read more...

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22 Taliban, five cops killed in Afghan attack


July 8th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 8 (IANS) Suspected Taliban militants launched a massive attack at a check-post in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province in which at least five policemen and 22 militants were ... Read more...

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20 Taliban militants killed


June 24th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 24 (IANS) Twenty Taliban militants and a NATO soldier have been killed in continuing violence in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.A coordinated overnight operation in several ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills NATO troops, children near market


May 21st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two coalition service members and two Afghan children, officials said. A ... 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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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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NATO soldier killed in Taliban attack


April 28th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 28 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed Friday in a Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan.According to a statement released by NATO, Taliban attack claimed the life of ... Read more...

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Four U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash


April 21st, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four American service members were killed on late Thursday evening when a helicopter belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in southern Afghanistan, officials ... Read more...

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NATO oil tanker crashes into van in Afghanistan, killing 7


April 7th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on early Friday morning when a NATO oil tanker truck crashed into a passenger van in southern Afghanistan, officials said ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


March 27th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed on Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. Few other details ... Read more...

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Rogue Afghan soldier kills two British troops in southern Afghanistan


March 26th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- An Afghan soldier opened fire at the entrance to a coalition base in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing two British service members before he was shot ... Read more...

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Two NATO troops killed in Afghanistan


March 26th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 26 (IANS) A man wearing an Afghan army uniform killed two NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers in Afghanistan Monday."An individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform ... Read more...

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Suspect in Afghan killings claims memory loss: Report


March 20th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in house-to-house shooting spree in southern Afghanistan a week ago told his lawyers that he had no ... Read more...

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Turkish military helicopter crashes in Kabul, killing 16


March 18th, 2012 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A Turkish military helicopter crashed into a house on the outskirts of the Afghan capital of Kabul on early Friday morning, killing twelve soldiers and four civilians ... Read more...

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US soldier kills 17 in Afghan shooting rampage


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US soldier has been detained after shooting dead at least 17 civilians near his base in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan Sunday morning, Afghan ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier detained after opening fire at Afghan civilians


March 11th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. service member was arrested on early Sunday morning after going on a shooting spree in southern Afghanistan, killing as many as seventeen civilians and injuring ... Read more...

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Six British soldiers feared killed in Afghanistan blast


March 7th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Six British soldiers were reported missing, believed killed, after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) ... Read more...

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US imposes sanctions on key Taliban bomb-maker


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The US has targeted a key Taliban bomb-maker for sanctions, the first of its kind that aims to stifle the flow of the deadly improvised ... Read more...

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Man in Afghan army uniform kills NATO soldier


February 1st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 1 (IANS) A man in Afghan army uniform shot dead a NATO soldier in restive southern Afghanistan, authorities said Wednesday."An individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan attack


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 22 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed Saturday in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.However, the statement did not reveal the ... Read more...

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Six NATO personnel die in Afghan chopper crash


January 20th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 20 (IANS) Six NATO personnel were killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, NATO said in a press release Friday. The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter ... Read more...

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Two policemen among 12 killed in Afghan clash


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 19 (IANS) Two policemen and 12 Taliban militants, among them a rebel commander, were killed Thursday in a fierce gunfight at a check post in southern Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Central Asian gas for India: pipe dream or reality?


January 19th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Will India's attempt to obtain natural gas from Turkmenistan to augment its energy security requirements fructify? Political stability in transit countries were key to the ... Read more...

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NATO troop killed in Afghanistan


January 6th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 6 (IANS) A soldier of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was killed in an insurgent attack Friday, increasing the number of casualties to four since Thursday, ... Read more...

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Injured British soldier dies 1.5 year after bomb blast in Afghanistan


January 4th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British soldier, who was injured in the summer of 2010 as a result of a bomb blast in southern Afghanistan, has died as a result of those ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance for bullying in forces: US military chief


December 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has emphasized "zero tolerance" for bullying in the armed forces, after eight US soldiers were ... Read more...

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Eight US soldiers charged over death of fellow trooper


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Eight US soldiers deployed in Afghanistan have been charged in connection with the death of a fellow Chinese-American soldier in October, officials said.Danny Chen, a 19-year-old ... Read more...

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