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NATO Pulls Out of Afghan Ministries After Fatal Shootings

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan has recalled all NATO personnel from Afghan ministries after the killing of two U.S. officers in a highly secure command center in the Afghan Interior Ministry. General John Allen released a statement just hours after Saturday’s shooting, saying he is withdrawing staff from the ministries “for obvious force protection reasons.” […]

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Taliban Takes Credit for Killing Two American Officers

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Afghan Taliban has claimed responsibility for the shooting deaths of two American military officers in NATO’s International Security Assistance Force. The group released a statement Saturday saying the killings are retaliation for the burning of Qurans by NATO forces. Reports from Kabul say the victims are a U.S. colonel and a major, both shot […]

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Two American Officers Dead in Afghanistan Shooting

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A gunman in Afghanistan has killed two American military officers in NATO’s International Security Assistance Force. Reports from Kabul say the victims are a U.S. colonel and a major, both shot to death in a highly secure command center at the Afghan Interior Ministry. Many Americans on the NATO force work within Afghan ministries as […]

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Two Americans Dead in Afghanistan Shooting

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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A gunman in Afghanistan has killed two American members of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force. NATO said in a statement Saturday that an individual “turned his weapon against” the service members, but did not provide details on who the shooter or the victims were. Sources are telling reporters that the two victims are Americans. Afghan […]

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Two Dead in Afghanistan Shooting

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say gunmen have killed two Westerners inside the Interior Ministry building in Kabul. The shooting took place as violence erupted across Afghanistan Saturday, the fifth straight day of protests over the burning of Qurans. Hundreds of rock-throwing protesters attacked a United Nations compound in northern Afghanistan. Officials say at least three people died […]

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Afghan Quran Protests Enter 5th Day

Posted February 25th, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of Afghans are taking part Saturday in a fifth straight day of protests over the burning of Qurans. Officials say at least 24 people across the country have died since Wednesday in the protests, including two American soldiers. American apologies about the desecration of the Muslim holy book by NATO forces at Bagram Air […]

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Fresh Anti-US Protests Erupt in Afghanistan

Posted February 24th, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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American apologies are falling on deaf ears in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan, where anger over the burning of Qurans is boiling over. Thousands of Afghans poured onto the streets following prayers Friday, many chanting “Death to America.” Afghan officials say at least nine people were killed, seven of them in the western province of Herat, […]

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Fresh Anti-US Protests Erupt in Afghanistan

Posted February 24th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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American apologies are falling on deaf ears in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan, where anger over the burning of Qurans is boiling over. Thousands of Afghans poured onto the streets following prayers Friday, many chanting “Death to America.” Afghan officials say at least nine people were killed, seven of them in the western province of Herat, […]

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Fresh Anti-US Protests Erupt in Afghanistan

Posted February 24th, 2012 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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Deadly anti-American protests erupted in Afghanistan for a fourth day as anger over the burning of Qurans at a NATO facility spread throughout the country. Afghan officials say at least two people were killed during Friday’s demonstrations, bringing the death toll in days of unrest to at least 15. Two American soldiers were among those […]

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Anti-US Protests Resume in Afghanistan

Posted February 24th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Anti-U.S. demonstrations in Afghanistan have erupted in Kabul, the capital, and across the country in a fourth day of protests over the burning of Qurans at a NATO facility. The crowd of men in Kabul Friday shouted “death to America.”  Officials say police fired into the air to disperse the protesters, wounding at least one. […]

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