Jowzjan, Afghanistan Newswire

Jowzjan, Afghanistan Newswire

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  1. Suicide bomber strikes Afghan market, killing 5Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | NewsOK.com

    A suicide bomber struck in a crowded market in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, killing five civilians and wounding nine others, a local official said. Aminullah Shariq, governor of the Paktika province, said the attacker was on foot and had apparently missed a military target when he blew himself up among midmorning shoppers.

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  2. Suicide bombers in Afghanistan kill nine, wound 23Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    An Afghan National Army officer escorts a slightly injured boy from the site of a suicide attack on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan February 8, 2016. An Afghan National Army officer escorts a slightly injured boy from the site of a suicide attack on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan February 8, 2016.

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  3. Suicide bomber kills three soldiers in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    A Taliban suicide bomber threw himself against a bus carrying Afghan soldiers in the north of the country on Monday and killed three of them, officials said. The incident in Balkh province comes as the militant group steps up attacks across the country in the fifteenth year of its insurgency against the Western-backed government in Kabul.

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  4. Suicide bombing in northern Afghanistan kills 3 soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    At least three Afghan soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb attack Monday morning on an army minibus near their base in northern Balkh province, an official said. The suicide bomber was on foot and targeted the army vehicle in the Dahdadi district, said Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the provincial governor in Balkh.

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  5. 18 soldiers injured in Afghanistan bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | India.com

    Kabul, Feb 8: At least 18 army personnel were injured in a bombing targetted at their bus in Afghanistan's Balkh province on Monday, police said. The blast caused a plume of grey smoke to rise.

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  6. Taliban suicide bomber kills 3 Afghan soldiers in Balkh provinceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | UAport

    An Afghan security personnel stands guard near the site of a suicide attack. A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a bus carrying Afghan soldiers in Balkh province on Monday killing three of them, officials said.

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  7. Three army personnel killed in Taliban suicide blast at Mazar-e-Sharif in AfghanistanRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kabul, Feb 8 : At least three Afghan National Army personnel members have been killed in a suicide bombing in near ANA vehicle in Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Balkh province, said local officials. According to TOLONews, 18 other ANA members, including three women, were injured.

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  8. Three soldiers killed in suicide attack on Afghan army bus...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A Taliban suicide bomber threw himself against a bus carrying Afghan soldiers in the north of the country Monday and killed three of them, officials said. The incident in Balkh province comes as the militant group steps up attacks across the country in the fifteenth year of its insurgency against the Western-backed government in Kabul.

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  9. Suicide bomber in Afghan city kills three, wounds 14Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    At least three people were killed and 14 wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber attacked a bus filled with Afghan army personnel in northern Afghanistan, officials said. The blast occurred just before 8 a.m. in Dehdadi district, not far from the Balkh provincial capital of Mazar-i-Sharif, according to a statement by the Ministry of Defense.

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  10. Suicide bombing in north Afghanistan kills 3 Afghan soldiersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    At least three Afghan soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb attack Monday morning on an army minibus near their base in northern Balkh province, an official said. The suicide bomber was on foot and targeted the army vehicle in Dahdadi district, said Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the provincial governor in Balkh.

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  11. Taliban Attack Targets Afghan Soldiers, At Least 3 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    A Taliban suicide bomber Monday killed at least three Afghan soldiers and wounded more than 18 others in the northern Balkh province. Afghan officials, citing initial reports from the scene, say a bus carrying personal of the Afghan National Army was the target of the attack in the Dahdadi district.

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  12. Afghanistan Will Only Take Back Refugees Who Leave Europe VoluntarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Daily Caller

    Migrants sing the traditional German christmas carol "Oh christams tree" during a Christmas gathering, organized by local relief organization "Die Johanniter", with christmas presents for the children at the refugee camp in Hanau, Germany, December 24, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Afghanistan's minister of refugees has said his country will only take back refugees who leave Germany voluntarily, responding to the Germany's announcement that refugees will be required to leave.

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  13. Afghanistan: Mob of Armed Men Beats Reporter Following String of Attacks on PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Breitbart.com

    A group of armed men brutally pummeled local freelance reporter Yahya Jawahar Sunday night when they attacked his residence in northern Afghanistan's Balkh province. Sunday's attack in Balkh province came only a couple of days after senior Afghan broadcast journalist Mohammad Zubair Khaksar was fatally shot on Friday night.

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  14. Inflatable saddle helps women in labour overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Horse and Hound

    The saddle has been in use since it was initially tested in Balkh province of Afghanistan in 2012 and has been adapted several times following feedback from locals. Donkeys are a vital lifeline in these areas, as even if a 4 4 is available, the mountainous passes are often too steep for motorised vehicles.

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  15. A $43 million gas station in Afghanistan? Not so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Washington Post

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  16. DOD: Afghan gas station now estimated to cost less than $10 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Stars and Stripes

    The Pentagon said Wednesday that it spent less than $10 million - far less than previously reported - on a controversial natural gas filling station in Afghanistan. The station was the focus of an inspector general investigation into wasteful spending but a consultant that put forth the original $43-million estimate has now dramatically revised that figure, said Brian McKeon, principal deputy under secretary of defense for policy.

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  17. Life before the Taliban: Fascinating photos show short skirts,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Mail on Sunday

    The jilted bride who had the last laugh: Heartbroken woman who was dumped at the altar quits her job and sells her house so she can travel the world alone The world's most exclusive art gallery: The Maldives photography exhibition that's only accessible by SEAPLANE A look inside Luminarias: Villagers in Spain celebrate the patron saint of domestic animals by riding their horses through FIRE Now THAT'S surreal: The bizarre lookout pod inspired by Dali's melting clocks painting proposed for a 1,980ft-high cliff face in Norway Is it just a Highland fling? Comedian Griff Rhys Jones reveals why he can't resist life north of the border Would YOU stop for these landmarks? A giant chest of drawers, a boxing crocodile and Britain's smallest house are among the world's strangest roadside attractions Exploring history and heartbreak: Stepping into the Cretan world of Victoria Hislop's novel The ... (more)

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  18. 10:05 Tajikistan suspends operation of its embassies in two provinces in northern AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan has decided to close down its missions in Badakhshan and Kunduz following the attacks on the Indian consulate in Balkh province and Pakistan's consulate in Nangarhar province, reports the Tolo news referring to the Foreign Ministry of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Tajikistan's embassy in Kabul - through an official letter to the ministry - termed mounting insecurity as the main reason behind the closure of the consulates.

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  19. Suicide blast, gun fight near Pakistani consulate in Afghanistan kills at least 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | UPI

    At least seven people were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing followed by a gun battle near the Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan . Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, confirmed the bombing, saying it prompted a gun fight between security forces and surviving assailants.

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  20. Explosion and firing reported near the Indian consulate in Jalalabad in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Merinews

    On Wednesday morning an explosion and firing has been heard near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. As per officials the explosion was caused by suicide attack in the area where a few foreign consulates are located including those of India and Pakistan.

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