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17 Die from Cold in Afghan Refugee Camps

Posted January 22nd, 2013 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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The rights group Amnesty International says 17 people have died from cold weather conditions in Afghan refugee camps, and it warns against a repeat of last year, when 100 people died in the camps due to a lack of assistance. Amnesty made the announcement Tuesday, saying that most of the 17 who died in the […]

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Two Dead in Suicide Attack on Afghan Intelligence HQ

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say two security guards died as suicide bombers attacked the headquarters of the national intelligence service in Kabul. Afghan police say a vehicle loaded with explosives blew up outside the gate of the National Directorate of Security around noon on Wednesday, causing a blast that sent a plume of smoke into the air. […]

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Suicide Blast Reported at Afghan Intelligence Service HQ

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say at least five suicide attackers have launched an attack on the headquarters of the national intelligence service in Kabul. Witnesses say a vehicle loaded with explosives pulled up outside the gate of the National Directorate of Security and detonated, causing a sizable blast that sent a plume of smoke into the air. […]

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Suicide Blast Reported at Afghan Intelligence Service HQ

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say suicide attackers have caused an explosion at the headquarters of the national intelligence service in Kabul. Officials told reporters that a car loaded with explosives pulled up outside the gate of the National Directorate of Security and detonated, causing a sizable blast that sent a plume of smoke into the air. Witnesses […]

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Blast Rocks Afghan Capital

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Reports from Afghanistan say a large explosion has rocked the capital, Kabul, near government buildings including the headquarters of the national intelligence service. Witnesses said Wednesday’s blast was followed by the sound of gunshots, and a plume of smoke was reported rising into the sky. It was not immediately clear whether there were any casualties. […]

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Obama: End of Afghan War in Sight

Posted January 12th, 2013 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama said in his weekly address that the core U.S. objective for going to war in Afghanistan is within reach. The president said Saturday the goal of ensuring that al-Qaida will never be able to use Afghanistan again to launch attacks against America will be met and the war in Afghanistan will […]

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Obama, Karzai Meet at White House

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has arrived at the White House to meet with President Barack Obama for talks on the future role of the United States in Afghanistan. One of the main issues they are expected to discuss is the number of American soldiers who remain in Afghanistan after 2014. International troops are expected to […]

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Obama, Karzai Meet at White House

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai meet Friday at the White House to discuss the future role of the U.S. in Afghanistan, their first meeting since Mr. Obama’s re-election. The two leaders will hold a joint afternoon news conference. Current plans call for the U.S. to withdraw nearly all of its nearly […]

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One Dead in Afghan ‘Insider’ Attack

Posted January 8th, 2013 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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British military officials say one of their soldiers has been killed in Afghanistan by a suspected member of the Afghan National Army. Britain’s Ministry of Defense said Tuesday the attacker turned his gun on international troops at a base in southern Helmand province and opened fire. Local officials say several other British troops were wounded […]

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One Dead in Afghan “Insider” Attack

Posted January 8th, 2013 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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The NATO command in Afghanistan says one international solder has been killed by a person in an Afghan army uniform, in the latest incidence of what officials call “insider attacks.” The International Security Assistance Force said early Tuesday that the attack occurred Monday in southern Afghanistan. It said the incident is under investigation, but gave […]

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