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Suicide Bomber Kills 14 in Afghanistan

Posted October 1st, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a joint Afghan-NATO patrol in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people. NATO says the deaths Monday include three coalition service members and their interpreter. U.S. officials identified the three NATO soldiers as American. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Local officials say the bomber rammed a motorcycle into […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 14 in Afghanistan

Posted October 1st, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a joint Afghan-NATO patrol in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people. NATO says the deaths Monday include three coalition service members and their interpreter. It did not identify the nationalities of those who died or provide further details on the attack. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing. Local […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 14 in Afghanistan

Posted October 1st, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a joint Afghan-NATO patrol in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 people. NATO says the deaths Monday include three coalition service members and their interpreter. It did not identify the nationalities of the soldier or provide further details on the attack. Local officials say the bomber rammed a motorcycle into […]

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Confusion Surrounds Afghan Gunbattle that Killed 2 Americans, 3 Afghans

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO and Afghan officials have given conflicting accounts of a gunbattle that killed two Americans and three Afghan soldiers on Saturday, just days after U.S.-led coalition forces eased restrictions on joint operations with their Afghan allies. Both sides said they were investigating the firefight that happened in the Sayd Abad district of central Afghanistan’s Wardak […]

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Gen. Allen: ‘Mad as Hell’ About Afghan Insider Attacks

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says he is “mad as hell” about attacks on Western troops by Afghan soldiers and police, known as “insider attacks.” General John Allen said in an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes, scheduled to air late Sunday, “we are willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we are […]

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Gen. Allen: ‘Mad as Hell’ About Afghan Insider Attacks

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says he is “mad as hell” about attacks on Western troops by Afghan soldiers and police – the so-called insider attacks. General John Allen said in an interview with CBS-TV’s 60 Minutes, scheduled to air Sunday night, that “we’re willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we’re […]

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Gen. Allen: ‘Mad as Hell’ by Afghan Insider Attacks

Posted September 30th, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says he is “mad as hell” about attacks on Western troops by Afghan soldiers and police – the so-called insider attacks. General John Allen said in an interview with CBS-TV’s 60 Minutes, scheduled to air Sunday night, that “we’re willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we’re […]

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2 Killed in Afghan Insider Attack

Posted September 29th, 2012 at 11:45 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO-led forces in Afghanistan say one of their service members and a civilian contractor have died after a suspected insider attack. The international coalition says the Afghan National Army also suffered casualties in the attack Saturday in eastern Afghanistan. The coalition did not say who carried out the insider attack – a term used to […]

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Pakistan: Resumed NATO Shipments Crossing into Afghanistan

Posted July 5th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say the first trucks carrying NATO supplies have crossed into Afghanistan, following a U.S.-Pakistani deal announced this week that ended Islamabad’s months-long blockade. Local officials in southwestern Pakistan say the supplies crossed the border at Chaman in Baluchistan province Thursday. The crossing comes days after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the […]

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Pakistan Reopens NATO Supply Lines

Posted July 4th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Trucks carrying NATO supplies are resuming shipments to Afghanistan through Pakistan, following a U.S.-Pakistani deal that ended Islamabad’s lengthy blockade. In Pakistan’s port city of Karachi, drivers and other workers put once-idle trucks in position to transport supplies. But as the drivers prepared to resume shipments, the country’s trucker’s association made a plea to the […]

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