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NATO: Airstrike Kills Senior Afghan Taliban Leaders

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says a coalition airstrike has killed two senior Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan. The coalition on Tuesday said one of the men, Mullah Hazrat, was the suspected mastermind of the August 2008 ambush on NATO troops that killed 10 French soldiers and wounded 21 others in Uzbin Valley, south of Kabul. French, American and […]

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Pakistani Policeman Probing Sectarian Attacks is Killed

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot and killed a senior officer who was investigating sectarian killings in the country’s southwest. Officials say the assailants opened fire on Jamil Kakar’s car Friday in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, and fled the scene. No one claimed responsibility for the attack. Authorities say Kakar was probing […]

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Twin Suicide Attacks Kill 12 in Afghanistan

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Two suicide bombers, including one driving a truck, killed 12 people and wounded more than 50 others Saturday near a NATO base in eastern Afghanistan. Both civilians and Afghan police were the victims of the attacks in the Sayed Abad district of Wardak province. President Hamid Karzai condemned the suicide attacks, which the Taliban says […]

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Twin Suicide Attacks Kill 12 in Afghanistan

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in central Afghanistan say two suicide bombers have killed 12 people and wounded more than 50 near a NATO base. A spokesman for the Wardak provincial governor say the attacks took place Saturday morning in the province’s Sayed Abad district. Authorities say the first bombing was carried out by a militant on foot, followed […]

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Twin Suicide Attacks Kill 12 in Afghanistan

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in central Afghanistan say two suicide bombers have killed 12 people and wounded more than 50 near a NATO base. A spokesman for the Wardak provincial governor say the attacks took place Saturday morning in the province’s Sayed Abad district. Authorities say the first bombing was carried out by a militant on foot, followed […]

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Pakistani Taliban Claims It Beheaded 12 Soldiers

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The Pakistani Taliban has released video of what it says are the severed heads of 12 soldiers. Reporters who saw the video say they saw the heads on the ground and the soldiers’ belongings spread out on a sheet. Several militants are standing over the heads, including one holding a large ax. The video surfaced […]

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2 Children Beheaded in Afghanistan

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials say two children have been beheaded in separate incidents in Afghanistan. In the south, authorities say the Taliban beheaded a 12-year-old boy Thursday in Kandahar province because the child’s brother is a police officer. A Taliban spokesman has denied the allegation. A spokesman for Kandahar’s governor, Jawid Faisal, said Friday police found the boy’s […]

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Car Bomb Kills 11 in Northwest Pakistan

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities say a car bomb has killed at least 11 people at a market in northwest Pakistan. Friday’s blast hit in Matani near the city of Peshawar and wounded at least 14 people. No one claimed responsibility for the bombing, but officials have blamed the Pakistani Taliban for such attacks in the past. Peshawar is […]

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Car Bomb Kills 6 in Northwest Pakistan

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities say a car bomb has killed at least six people at a market in northwest Pakistan. Friday’s blast hit in Matani near the city of Peshawar and wounded at least 14 people. No one claimed responsibility for the bombing, but officials have blamed the Pakistani Taliban for such attacks in the past. Peshawar is […]

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2 Children Beheaded in Afghanistan

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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Officials say two children have been beheaded in separate incidents in Afghanistan. In the south, authorities say the Taliban beheaded a 12-year-old boy Thursday in Kandahar province because the child’s brother is a police officer. A Taliban spokesman has denied the allegation. A spokesman for Kandahar’s governor, Jawid Faisal, said Friday police found the boy’s […]

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