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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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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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Australia spells out Afghanistan exit plan


April 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an early withdrawal of Australian troops from Afghanistan Tuesday, a day after the 18-hour terror siege of Kabul ended.Giving the ... Read more...

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13 killed in Afghan roadside bombing


March 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 15 (IANS) Four women and nine children - members of the same family - were killed Thursday in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Six children among seven killed in Afghanistan blast


January 6th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 6 (IANS) Seven people, including six children, were killed and four others injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province Friday, Xinhua quoted police as saying.The ... Read more...

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Australian female soldier reports sex assault at Afghan base


October 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) A female Australian soldier was allegedly sexually assaulted at a military base in Afghanistan, authorities confirmed Monday.The soldier reported the assault, which she said happened at ... Read more...

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25 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan, BBC reporter dead (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) Taliban militants launched multiple suicide bombings in a southern Afghan city Thursday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Among the dead were six militants ... Read more...

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25 killed in Afghan bombings


July 28th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 25 people, including six militants, were killed Thursday in multiple blasts and a gun battle in a southern Afghan city, officials said.Another 35 people ... Read more...

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s aide shot dead in attack


July 18th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A close aide to Afghan President Hamid Karzai was among several people killed on Sunday during an attack on his residence, officials said on Monday.Presidential adviser and ... Read more...

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Advisor to Afghan president shot dead (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (IANS) Taliban militants Sunday shot dead an advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai along with a visiting lawmaker at his house here, Xinhua reported.Jan Mohammad Khan, ... Read more...

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Father-in-law of Afghan girl whose nose and ears were lopped as punishment arrested


December 8th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 8 (ANI): The father-in-law of an Afghan teenager, whose nose and ears were hacked off after she fled her husband's abusive home, has been arrested in the country's Chora ... Read more...

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Afghan villagers attack diggers in Uruzgan province after Koran burning rumor


September 18th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept.18 (ANI): Relations between Australian troops and villagers in Mirwais in the Chora Valley of Afghanistan Uruzgan Province have soured after a violent protest that was sparked off by a rumour ... Read more...

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17th Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan


July 10th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 10 (DPA) Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Saturday an Australian soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, making him the 17th Australian casualty since 2001. The 23-year-old was ... Read more...

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Taliban behead 11 Afghan civilians


June 26th, 2010 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Tirinkot (Afghanistan), June 26 (IANS/AKI) Decapitated bodies of 11 people abducted by Taliban were found in Afghanistan's restive central Uruzgan province Friday, an official said. The bodies were found in the Baghchar ... Read more...

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39 militants killed in Afghanistan


June 13th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 13 (IANS) Afghan police supported by NATO-led forces killed 39 Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan, a statement of the interior ministry said Sunday. "Afghan National Police backed by international troops ... Read more...

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Dutch, French soldiers killed in blast in southern Afghanistan, local interpreter also killed


May 23rd, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition soldiers from the Netherlands and France, and an Afghan interpreter, were killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan on Saturday afternoon, according to officials."This afternoon around ... Read more...

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Two Dutch soldiers killed in Afghanistan blast


April 18th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two Dutch soldiers were killed after an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, a source told BNO News.The service members were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills six civilians in Afghanistan


March 13th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 13 (IANS) Six civilians were killed and one injured as a roadside bomb went off in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province Saturday, a statement from the interior ministry said. "The ... Read more...

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal apologizes


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Stanley McChrystal apologized to the people of Afghanistan, for a weekend air strike that killed civilians in Afghanistan. He apologized straight to the people, who ... Read more...

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Afghan President Karzai applauds Dutch efforts in phone call with PM Balkenende


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan President Karzai on Monday called Dutch Prime Minister Balkenende to show his appreciation for the work of Dutch soldiers and development workers in his country, the ... Read more...

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Dutch soldier injured in Afghanistan: ministry


January 25th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutch soldier was injured during a recent operation in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province, the Dutch Defense ministry said on Monday.The incident happened in 'recent days,' the ministry said, ... Read more...

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Explosion at Afghan home kills more than 10 Afghans


January 14th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 Afghans have been killed after an explosion at a home in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province on Thursday, according to the Dutch Ministry of Defense.The explosion happened ... Read more...

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17 killed in Afghanistan fighting


July 12th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (DPA) Five police personnel were killed in a roadside bomb blast in central Afghanistan, while Afghan and coalition forces killed 12 militants in the southern region, officials said ... Read more...

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Afghan mayor among 35 killed in latest violence


March 31st, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 31 (DPA) An Afghan provincial mayor was killed in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan, while 34 suspected Taliban militants were killed in separate clashes and blasts elsewhere ... Read more...

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Two dozen Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


March 29th, 2009 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 28 (DPA) Two dozen Taliban militants were killed in three separate clashes with Afghan and US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan's volatile south, officials said Saturday. The US-led coalition forces said ... Read more...

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14 killed in latest Afghan violence


December 13th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 13 (DPA) Nine Taliban militants, three civilians and two Afghan policemen have been killed in the latest clashes and attacks in Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.US-led troops killed five militants and ... Read more...

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Six policemen, eight militants killed in Afghan clashes


October 6th, 2008 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 6 (DPA) Eight Taliban militants and six policemen were killed in south Afghanistan, while a suicide bomber died in an attack on an Afghan army convoy in the west, officials ... Read more...

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‘Australian troops accidentally killed Afghan governor’


September 19th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 19 (RIA Novosti) Australian troops in NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) may have accidentally shot dead an Afghan district governor last week, the Bakhtar news agency said Friday. The ... Read more...

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Airstrikes kill eight civilians, 25 militants in Afghanistan (Lead)


August 11th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kabul, Aug 11 (DPA) Eight civilians and at least 25 insurgents were killed in airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in southern Afghanistan, the military statement said Monday. According to the statement, the ... Read more...

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Afghan clashes leave over two dozen militants dead


August 2nd, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kabul, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Conflicts in Afghanistan have left more than two dozen militants dead in a single day, officials said here Saturday. Afghan forces, backed by the US-led coalition troops, Friday ... Read more...

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Dozens of Taliban, eight civilians killed in Afghanistan


July 1st, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kabul, July 1 (DPA) Dozens of Taliban fighters, four police men and a girl were killed in separate attacks, while three coalition soldiers were killed as their vehicle rolled into a river ... Read more...

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Two policemen, several insurgents killed in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2008 - 1:30 am ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, April 15 (DPA) Two Afghan policemen were killed and three wounded in a roadside attack by rebels in southern Afghanistan, while the coalition forces killed several insurgents in two separate incidents ... Read more...

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Five Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


March 22nd, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kabul, March 22 (Xinhua) At least five Taliban militants have been killed in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province over the past three days in operations carried out by the Afghan police, the Interior ... Read more...

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10 Taliban fighters killed in Afghanistan


March 11th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, March 11 (DPA) At least 10 Taliban fighters were killed, including two commanders, in an operation jointly launched by Afghan and the coalition troops in Afghanistan's southern province of Uruzgan, officials ... Read more...

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