Ghazni, Afghanistan Newswire

Ghazni, Afghanistan Newswire

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  1. Afghanistan launches probe over police deathsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | Times of Oman

    Afghan National Army soldiers attend a military funeral for Afghan Local Police officers, who were killed on Friday during fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants in Jalrez district of Wardak Province, in Kabul on Saturday. Photo - Reuters Ghazni : Kabul on Sunday announced it would launch an investigation into the deaths of more than 20 policemen killed in a battle with the Taliban, after relatives accused the government of failing to provide timely assistance.

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  2. Afghan fighters accuse Kabul of neglect in deadly battle with TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Los Angeles Times

    With his weapon in one hand, Ibrahim answered his cellphone with the other. He was hoping the call would bring news of reinforcements for his Afghan Local Police post, which was under siege from hundreds of Taliban insurgents.

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  3. Operation Honoring Freedom: American flag display in McAdenville grows, brings community t...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Gaston Gazette

    The streetside display of American flags that appears three times a year in McAdenville still carries that meaning. But it has grown into a tribute to all who have served in the military, a celebration of the liberty they fight to preserve, and a bonding moment for the community.

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  4. More than 160 killed in major attacks in Afghanistan in June : July 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Daily Times

    KABUL: More than 160 Afghans, largely civilians, have been killed while nearly 280 others injured in major attacks in Afghanistan last month as Taliban militants escalate offensives after withdrawal of NATO-led forces from the country, according to official sources. The Taliban militants carried out some 20 major bomb attacks throughout June, including six suicide bombings, involving 19 suicide attackers.

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  5. Over 160 killed in attacks in Afghanistan in JuneRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Xinhuanet

    More than 160 Afghans, largely civilians, have been killed while nearly 280 others injured in major attacks in Afghanistan last month as Taliban militants escalate offensives after withdrawal of NATO-led forces from the country, according to official sources. The Taliban militants carried out some 20 major bomb attacks throughout June, including six suicide bombings, involving 19 suicide attackers.

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  6. Canadian students at NorQuest College celebrate Canada Day for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Edmonton Journal

    ... a language, start over and chase your dreams. It's attitude and it's determination." Nazir Ahmad from Ghazni, Afghanistan is starting over. He once cooked and translated for the Canadian military while in Afghanistan. Once he becomes a Canadian ...

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  7. Wanted Saudi al Qaeda leader reported killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Long War Journal

    Mansur al Harbi, a Saudi jihadist who is listed by the United States, the United Nations, and Saudi Arabia as a senior al Qaeda leader, trainer, and facilitator is said to have been killed by the US in an airstrike in Afghanistan over the past several days. The report of his death has not been confirmed.

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  8. Afghan forces kill 43 militants in newest military operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: Afghan security forces have killed 43 insurgents in newest actions across the country, Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday. In a statement issued by the Afghan ministry stated that the operations were conducted in Nooristan, Kundoz, Faryab, Helmand, Oruzgan and Ghazni provinces in past 24 hours.

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  9. 43 militants killed elsewhere in Afghanistan in 24 hours: MoIRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Xinhuanet

    A total of 43 Taliban militants were killed elsewhere in the war-torn Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement released here Sunday. "A total of 43 armed insurgents have been killed during series of operations conducted in Kunduz, Faryab, Oruzgan, Nooristan, Ghazni and Helmand provinces over the past 24 hours," the statement said.

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  10. 49 militants killed in fresh operations in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Xinhuanet

    A total of 49 Taliban militants were killed as the Afghan security forces pressed ahead with offensives in restive provinces, the country's Defense Ministry said on Sunday. "The Afghan National Army waged offensives in eastern Kunar, Laghman, Nangarhar, Kapisa, Paktia, Paktika, Khost, Ghazni, Logar and southern Helmand province over the past 24 hours, killing 49 terrorists," the ministry said in a statement.

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  11. 85 militants including Taliban key commander killed in N. AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Xinhuanet

    Afghan policemen search a vehicle at a police checkpoint in Ghazni Province, eastern Afghanistan , June 23, 2015. Afghan forces in crackdown against Taliban have killed 85 insurgents including key commander Mawalwi Rahmatullah in Chardara district of Kunduz province on Tuesday, provincial governor Mohammad Omar Safi said.

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  12. Taliban Attack Afghan Parliament, Setting Off 4 Large Bombs As Lawmakers Meet Inside: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Switched

    The Taliban attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, setting off at least one large bomb and igniting a gunbattle with security forces, police and witnesses said. An Associated Press reporter heard heavy gunfire outside the parliament and saw black smoke billowing from the entrance as ambulances raced to the scene.

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  13. Fera - wanted to be part of the best' and now he is with Green BeretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Times Observer

    And be part of the best United States Army Special Forces, also known as the Green Berets is exactly what TJ Fera has done. The 2001 Youngsville High School graduate, who has spent nearly three years in Afghanistan on three separate deployments, is currently a Major in the U.S. Army Special Forces.

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  14. Pentagon: Islamic State In 'Exploratory Stage' In AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Weekday Magazine

    The Islamic State is in an "initial exploratory phase" and is looking for ways to expand in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a report to Congress June 17. IS extremists have never formally acknowledged having a presence in Afghanistan. But fears are growing that the group is making inroads there to the point that the Taliban, still Afghanistan's dominant militant Muslim group, told them to butt out.

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  15. Pentagon: Afghan Troops Must Improve To Avoid Stalemate With InsurgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Weekday Magazine

    A Pentagon report says Afghan security forces have demonstrated resilience in heavy fighting with the Taliban this year but suffered high casualties and must continue to improve to achieve more than in the current fighting season. The 108-page Defense Department report to the U.S. Congress stressed the importance of Afghan security forces demonstrating their effectiveness against the Taliban in their first full year with overall responsibility for the country's security.

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  16. Pentagon: Islamic State looking for ways to expand in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Washington Post

    An Afghan policeman keeps watch after a suicide attack on a police headquarters in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on June 1. The Islamic State is likely to continue looking for ways to expand in Afghanistan, setting the stage for bloodshed between militant groups there competing for influence, the Pentagon said Tuesday in a new report released to Congress. U.S. military officials said the potential emergence of the Islamic State, which seized broad sections of Iraq and Syria, has "sharply focused" Afghan officials and military leaders.

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  17. Afghan troops must improve to avoid stalemate with Taliban: PentagonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Afghan security forces have demonstrated resilience in heavy fighting with the Taliban this year, but suffered high casualties and must continue to improve to achieve more than a stalemate this fighting season, the Pentagon said in report released on Tuesday. The 108-page Defense Department report to Congress stressed the importance of Afghan security forces demonstrating their effectiveness against the Taliban in their first full year with overall responsibility for the country's security.

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  18. Taliban urge Islamic State to stop 'interference' in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Afghan Taliban have sent a letter to Islamic State's leader urging the rival jihadist group to stop recruiting in Afghanistan, saying there is room for only "one flag, one leadership" in their fight to re-establish strict Islamist rule. A member of the Taliban insurgent and other people stand at the site during the execution of three men in Ghazni Province April 18, 2015.

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  19. Taliban kill 20 Afghan officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | NWAonline

    Taliban fighters overran multiple checkpoints in a nighttime raid in Afghanistan's volatile southern Helmand province, killing at least 20 police officers as the battle raged into Saturday, authorities said. The attacks in Helmand hit police checkpoints in the Musa Qala district, said Mohammad Ismail Hotak, the head of the province's joint coordination of police and military operations.

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  20. Taliban kill 20 Afghanistan police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Kandahar, Afghanistan a Taliban fighters overran multiple checkpoints in a nighttime raid in Afghanistan's volatile southern Helmand province, killing at least 20 police officers as the battle raged into Saturday, authorities said. The attacks in Helmand hit police checkpoints in the Musa Qala district, said Mohammad Ismail Hotak, the head of the district's joint coordination of police and military operations.

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