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2 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
A Polish military spokesman says one Polish soldier has been killed and two others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan. Spokesman Lt.
4 hrs ago | The Daily Star
U.S. troops keep watch at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul September 16, 2014. KABUL: A suicide car bomber killed at least three foreign troops in an attack on a convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul Tuesday, the NATO-led coalition said, one of the worst attacks on international forces in the Afghan capital in months.
5 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com
The NATO-led international military coalition in Afghanistan says that a car bomb attack struck one of its convoys in Kabul, killing three troops and wounding five. The statement from the military coalition known as ISAF did not say which nationalities the troops were.
A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards from the U.S. Embassy. Faird Afzalai, the chief of criminal investigations for Kabul's police, said Tuesday that the bomber targeted a foreign convoy, but he did not immediately have information about what kind of convoy or the number of casualties.
NBC's Chuck Todd got a good deal of attention for warning that " on the precipice of doing Jimmy Carter-like damage to the Democratic brand on foreign policy." As distasteful as it is to defend Jimmy Carter, this isn't fair to him.
During my time leading NATO global operations from 2009 through 2013 as the supreme allied commander, I spent an inordinate amount of time and effort focused on keeping the 50-nation coalition of the International Security Assistance Force on a steady course and speed in Afghanistan. In every sense, the coalition itself represented the strategic center of gravity in the complex struggle for the future of Afghanistan -- and still does.
Two other defendants, out of the original group of seven defendants who allegedly [Al Jazeera report] stopped the victims' car while dressed as police officers, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for unrelated crimes. The appellate judge stated that he expects the case will be appealed to the Afghan Supreme Court.
A scene from the Kabul courtroom on September 7, when seven defendants were convicted and sentenced to death for a brutal robbery and gang rape in the nearby Paghman district. When a brutal multiple-rape case resulted in the prosecution of seven men in Afghanistan this week, it was widely seen as turning point for women's rights.
For news details visit : http://nation.com.pk/national/15-Sep-2014/pakistan-envoy-summoned-over-punjabi-taliban-s-war-declaration-in-afghanistan For news details Read on : Pakistan envoy summoned over Punjabi Taliban's war declaration in Afghanistan KABUL- Afghanistan's foreign ministry summoned Pakistan's Charge d'Affaires over recent declarations by Punjabi faction of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan regarding declaration of war in Afghanistan. A statement released by MoFA said the government of Afghanistan conveyed its deep concerns to Pakistani Charge d'Affaires Mr. Muazzam Shah regarding the war declarations by Punjabi Taliban militants in Afghanistan.
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On Remembrance Day in 2012, in Toronto, Laila Rashidie and Suraia Sahar held up a banner opposing Canadian military presence in Afghanistan. Coverage by the Toronto Sun questioned whether the two were Taliban supporters.
KABUL: The announcement Friday of Election Commission Chairman Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani that the audit on the votes in the runoff presidential polls has been completed and that the final results would be announced soon are expected to further aggravate instead of resolving the political crisis in the country, according to analysts here. In talks with reporters, Nuristani categorically said that the audit process of the ballot boxes will be concluded Sunday and the final results of the polls will be announced within days.
Afghan graffiti artist Shamsia Hassani shortlisted for Artraker Award - but she still has to dodge landmines to create her work Nick Clark is the arts correspondent of The Independent. He joined the newspaper in June 2007, initially reporting on the stock markets.
As American withdrawal looms, a sense of defeatism pervades certain sections of international opinion. This needs to be guarded against, because it runs the risk of encouraging insurgent groups, besides weakening the authority of the Central Government and its institutions.
United States Air Force Lt. Col. Jason Williams, a cardiothoracic surgeon stationed at David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base was deployed for three months in Afghanistan stationed at Bagram Airfield working at the largest American Hospital in the country, the Craig Joint Theater Hospital.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:25 am
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