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3 Afghan Police Killed in Kabul

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide squad launched an eight-hour assault in the capital on traffic police headquarters Monday, killing three traffic police officers. Authorities say all five attackers were killed in the standoff in Kabul. Officials say 10 people were wounded in the assault, including four police. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. […]

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Taliban Claim Attack on Afghan Capital

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide car bombing followed by other explosions and gunfire has rocked the capital, wounding 10 people, including four police. Authorities say the early Monday attack in Kabul targeted traffic police headquarters located near parliament. Police say two of the assailants were killed at the entrance. They say at least two other […]

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Bombing, Gunfire in Afghan Capital

Posted January 21st, 2013 at 12:00 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide car bombing followed by other explosions and gunfire has rocked the capital. Authorities say the attack targeted a traffic police complex in Kabul early Monday. Police say two of the assailants were killed at the entrance. They say at least one other attacker has entered the building. The Taliban has […]

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Bombing, Gunfire in Afghan Capital

Posted January 20th, 2013 at 10:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide bombing and gunfire have rocked the capital. Authorities say the attack targeted a police complex in Kabul early Monday. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. It is not immediately clear if there are any casualties.

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Bombing, Gunfire in Afghan Capital

Posted January 20th, 2013 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide bombing and gunfire have occurred in the capital. Authorities say the attack targeted a police complex in Kabul early Monday. It is not immediately clear if there are any casualties.

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UN Report Finds Torture of Afghan Detainees

Posted January 20th, 2013 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says torture is still widespread in Afghanistan’s prisons, a year after the U.N. first documented abuse and the Karzai government promised to reform its detention practices. A report issued Sunday by the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan found “credible and reliable evidence” that more than half of the 635 “conflict-related detainees” interviewed […]

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Karzai: US Troop Immunity Up to Afghan Elders

Posted January 14th, 2013 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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(( Title: AFGHANISTAN – US HEAD: Karzai: US Troop Immunity Up to Afghan Elders DATE: 01/14/2013 PUBLISHED AT: Monday, January 14, 2013 5:41:11 AM NUMBER: 4006378 TYPE: CN Afghanistan’s president says a meeting of the nation’s elders should be called to decide whether U.S. troops staying in Afghanistan after 2014 should be granted immunity from […]

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7 Civilians Killed in Afghan Mosque Blast

Posted January 13th, 2013 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a bomb blast has killed seven civilians who were in a mosque retrieving the bodies of four Taliban insurgents killed by joint NATO and Afghan forces in a night raid. Authorities in Wardak province say the civilians were killed Sunday morning in the rubble of a village mosque, following the raid. A […]

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Karzai to Meet with Obama in Washington

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai left Kabul Monday on his way to the United States to meet with President Barack Obama and other officials in Washington to discuss Afghanistan’s future after U.S. forces withdraw next year. The Afghan leader’s office said the talks will focus on security, economic and political transition, equipping and strengthening Afghan forces, […]

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Afghan Future to Top Karzai-Obama Talks

Posted January 6th, 2013 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai heads to Washington Monday for talks with President Barack Obama that will focus on Afghanistan’s future after U.S. forces withdraw next year. Ahead of his visit, Mr. Karzai met in Kabul with a delegation of visiting U.S. senators. His office said the meeting Saturday focused on a range of issues — […]

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