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Suicide bombers attack Kabul shortly after Obama’s visit


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Three suicide bombers attacked the Afghan capital of Kabul on early Wednesday morning, killing at least seven people and injuring several others, officials said. It happened shortly ... Read more...

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Six killed, five injured in Kabul attack (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Six people, including two police officers, were killed and five others were injured Friday in two suicide bombings and a shootout near the house of Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kabul blasts (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Four people, including two police officers, were killed in two suicide bombings near the house of Afghanistan's First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Blasts in Kabul


August 19th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Bombs exploded Friday morning near the house of Afghan First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here but there was no immediate report of damage or casualties, ... Read more...

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NATO troops kill Afghan President Karzai’s cousin during operation


March 10th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Troops with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on early Thursday morning killed a cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, local officials said.Afghan officials said Karzai's cousin, ... Read more...

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NATO rejects rights group report on Afghanistan as ‘one-sided’ and ‘propagandistic’


November 5th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- NATO officials on Friday rejected a critical report by a human rights group on Afghanistan as 'one-sided, ill founded and propagandistic.'The Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM) on Thursday released ... Read more...

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Three blasts rock UN office in Afghanistan


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 23 (IANS) A UN office in Afghanistan's Herat city was hit by three blasts Saturday when a group of militants stormed the premises, a media report said."Armed militants attacked the ... Read more...

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Taliban, Afghan insurgents responsible for rise in civilian deaths


August 12th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A United Nations report has revealed that Taliban militants are largely responsible for a rise in civilian deaths and injuries, dealing a major blow to insurgents in ... Read more...

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U.N. recommends international community to release funds for Afghan parliamentary elections


April 17th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Saturday recommended the international community to provide technical and logistical assistance to Afghanistan for the country's parliamentary elections.Staffan de Mistura, the Special Representative of ... Read more...

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UN mission in Afghanistan extended one more year


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The Security Council voted today to extend the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for another 12 months and to expand its mandate to include support ... Read more...

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Afghan Security Forces successfully counter insurgent attack in Kabul


January 18th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) on Monday effectively countered an insurgent attack in downtown Kabul, where several explosions and small arms fire were heard earlier in the ... Read more...

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UN staffers, NATO soldier among 10 killed in Kabul blast (Lead)


August 18th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 18 (DPA) A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-filled car into an international military convoy Tuesday in Kabul, killing seven civilians, two Afghan UN staffers and one NATO soldier. The Taliban ... Read more...

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Ten killed in car bomb explosion in Kabul


August 18th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Ten people were killed when a suspected Taliban terrorist detonated his car rigged with explosives at a police checkpoint in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, only days before ... Read more...

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Expelled officials of EU and UN leave Afghanistan for talking to the Taliban


December 27th, 2007 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Kabul, Dec.27 (ANI): Two expelled senior political officers, one working for the European Union and the other for the United Nations assistance mission in Afghanistan, left Afghan capital Kabul today, a day ... Read more...

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