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Suicide Bomber Kills 20 in Afghan Mosque

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan says a suicide bomber has attacked a mosque, killing at least 20 worshippers. Authorities say the bomber struck Friday, the first day of the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday. The French news agency reports more than 50 people were wounded in the explosion. Meanwhile, the U.S. military says it is investigating the […]

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Suspected Afghan ‘Insider Attack’ Kills 2 Americans

Posted October 25th, 2012 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. military says it is investigating the deaths of two American service members after a man wearing an Afghan National Police uniform used his weapon against them. Military officials said Thursday’s incident occurred in Uruzgan province. It is not clear if the attacker was a member of the Afghan National Security Forces. The incident […]

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Suspected Afghan ‘Insider Attack’ Kills 2 Americans

Posted October 25th, 2012 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. military says it is investigating the deaths of two American service members after a man wearing an Afghan National Police uniform used his weapon against them. Military officials said Thursday’s incident occurred in Uruzgan province. It is not clear if the attacker was a member of the Afghan National Security Forces. The incident […]

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6 Afghan Police Killed in Insider Attack

Posted October 20th, 2012 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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The latest insider attack in Afghanistan has claimed the lives of six Afghan policemen, after a cook and policemen collaborated with outside insurgent fighters. Officials said Saturday a rogue policeman and cook poisoned some of their colleagues and killed two of them at a checkpoint in Helmand province. They said armed insurgents then rushed to […]

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Afghan Blast Kills 19 Wedding Guests

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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A roadside bomb blast has ripped through a minibus in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 19 people who were on their way to a wedding. Friday’s blast took place in the Dawlat Abad district of Balkh province. Authorities say at least 18 others were wounded. Police say most of the passengers were women and children. […]

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Afghan Blast Kills 15 Wedding Guests

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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A roadside bomb blast has ripped through a minibus in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 15 people who were on their way to a wedding. Friday’s blast took place in the Dawlat Abad district of Balkh province. Authorities say at least 18 others were wounded. Police say most of the passengers were women and children. […]

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15 Killed in Blast in Afghanistan

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say a roadside bomb blast has hit a minibus, killing 15 people and wounding 18 others. Authorities say the minibus was taking people to a wedding when it was hit Friday in Balkh province. Police say most of the passengers were women and children. The blast victims were taken to a […]

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Rasmussen: NATO “Committed” to Continued Support for Afghanistan

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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NATO’s top official said Thursday that the international alliance remains committed to enabling Afghan forces to assume full responsibility for the nation’s security after 2014 when the NATO coalition ends its combat mission. Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO’s goal is for Afghanistan to stand on its own feet, but said the country would not stand […]

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Suicide Blast Wounds 11 at NATO-Afghan Base

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has blown up his vehicle near a NATO-Afghan army base in eastern Afghanistan, wounding at least 11 Afghan soldiers, as well as several international troops and civilians. Paktiya provincial officials said the explosion in the Zurmat district was large, but did not kill anyone. The bomber detonated his explosives near the base’s […]

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Blast at Afghan Base Injures 10

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has blown up his vehicle near a NATO-Afghan army base in eastern Afghanistan, wounding at least 11 Afghan soldiers and several civilians. Paktiya provincial officials said the explosion in the Zurmat district was large, but did not kill anyone. It detonated at the gate of the base, shattering windows and damaging buildings. […]

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