Afghanistan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. University in Afghan capital closed after attackRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    The American University of Afghanistan has closed after attackers stormed it late Wednesday when a suicide bomber ploughed his explosives-packed vehicle into the wall of the facility, officials said on Thursday. “The University's Kabul campuses will be closed until further notice,” a statement on the university's Facebook page said.

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  2. Special forces commander charged after accidentially firing weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    ... $3,500 fine after his rifle fired two bullets at Kandahar Airfield while he was commander of Canadian troops in Afghanistan in 2010. Another officer, Lt.-Col. Gilles Fortin, was also fined after accidentally firing a round from his pistol in the ...

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  3. Students, police recount harrowing scenes in Afghan university attackRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... in the next classroom. I could feel the fear," Naser, 21, a business student at the American University of Afghanistan, said Thursday morning, hours after militants bombed and stormed the campus Wednesday evening, leaving at least 12 people dead and ...

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  4. Roundup: Taliban tightens noose around Lashkar Gah amid gov't forces resolve to smash militantsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Taliban militants have been attempting to tighten the siege of Lashkar Gah the capital of the restive Helmand provincial capital in south Afghanistan amid government forces' counter-offensives to dislodge the attacking militants. The armed insurgents who already are in control of Baghran, Musa Qala, Deshu and Nawzad districts have intensified activities over the past couple of months and presently are fighting in Garmsir, Nawa, Nad Ali and Marja districts to overrun these areas and pave the way for the collapse of Lashkar Gah the major city in the south Afghanistan.

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  5. Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 13 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Kabul, Afghanistan a A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 13 people were killed and dozens wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said. The attack underscored how despite efforts by the Afghan authorities to improve security, militants in this country are still able to stage large-scale and complex attacks, including in the capital.

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  6. Hours-long attack on Kabul American university kills 16Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | India.com

    Kabul, Aug 25 : Sixteen people were killed after militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, officials said today, in a nearly 10-hour raid that prompted anguished pleas for help from trapped students. Explosions and gunfire rocked the campus after the attack began Wednesday evening, just weeks after two university professors - an American and an Australian - were kidnapped at gunpoint near the school.

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  7. Law professor is among those killed in attack on American University of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    An assistant law professor at American University of Afghanistan was among those killed in an attack late Wednesday that claimed the lives of at least 13 people. The attack on the school in Kabul ended early Thursday, about 10 hours after it began, report the New York Times and Al Jazeera .

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  8. Death toll in attack on American University in Kabul rises to 13Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Afghan security personnel walk near the site after an attack by militants that targeted the elite American University of Afghanistan, in Kabul, on Aug.25, 2016. Afghan security personnel walk near the site after an attack by militants that targeted the elite American University of Afghanistan, in Kabul, on Aug.25, 2016.

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  9. dna Must Reads: India rejects Pak's proposal on Kashmir talks;...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... subs being built for India. Read more here A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early on Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on ...

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  10. Traffic Alert: Pickup crashes on S. Loop 289 at Spur 327Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... its ancient towns and modern cities from the country's highly seismic... An attack on the American University of Afghanistan has ended, a government spokesman said Thursday, after at least 10 people were killed and scores were wounded. A brazen, ...

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  11. Don't let India use your soil against us, Pakistan tells AfghnistanRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, Aug 25 : Pakistan has asked Afghanistan to restrain India from using its soil against Islamabad, Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday. "Such cooperation should not be to the detriment of Pakistan," Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said in a statement.

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  12. Canada's Royal Mounted Police will allow hijabsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    ... El Melh beach in Tunisia. Burqa: This full-body garment has a mesh over the eyes. The burqa is widely used in Afghanistan and was required under the Taliban. These Afghan women are shopping in Herat. Hijab: The scarf worn tightly around the head and ...

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  13. At least 13 dead in attack on American University outside KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... Qatar and Peshawar"-AP correspondent Lynne O'Donnell AP correspondent Lynne O'Donnell reports Afghanistan's president claims the attack was organized in Pakistan. (25 Aug 2016) APPHOTO XRG120: An Afghan security official walks after an attack on the ...

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  14. General in Bowe Bergdahl case rejects defense claims he cana t be fairRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    ... was arraigned on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) FT. BRAGG, NC - DECEMBER 22: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Hailey, Idaho, leaves ...

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  15. Afghanistan: 13 Killed in Attack on American University in KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Democracy Now

    In Afghanistan, at least 13 people have been killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul. Seven of the victims were students.

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  16. Video: Afghan university attack survivors recount horrorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A suspected militant gun and bomb attack on the American University in Kabul has left at least 12 people dead, including seven students A suspected militant gun and bomb attack on the American University in Kabul has left at least 12 people dead, including seven students

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  17. All US citizens at university in Afghanistan accounted for after attack: State DeptRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A wounded Afghan police man looks on as he receives treatment, following the militants' raid that targeted the elite American University of Afghanistan, at the Italian aid organization hospital in Kabul on August 25, 2016.

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  18. War gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Economist

    ... downbeat dramas were followed by a generation of action movies which fetishised the danger of being a soldier in Afghanistan and Iraq. Chief among them was Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker" (2008), Peter Berg's "Lone Survivor" (2013) and "American ...

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  19. At least 13 killed, 36 wounded in attack on American University in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Fox News

    At least 13 people were killed and 36 others were wounded when gunmen attacked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghan officials said early Thursday. Approximately 12 hours after the attack began Wednesday evening, Kabul police chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said that about 700 students had been rescued from the university compound.

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  20. American University in Kabul remains closed after deadly attackRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The remains of a vehicle at a school for the blind in Kabul, Afghanistan. Armed assailants blew up the wall between the school and the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2016.

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