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ReutersApril 29 (Reuters) - Tens of millions of U.S. dollars in cash were delivered by the CIA in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping bags to the office of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai for more than a decade, according to the New York Times, citing...
KABUL, Afghanistan — At a pivotal moment when U.S. forces are winding down combat operations in Afghanistan and handing over the lead security role to the Afghan government, Taliban insurgents announced Saturday the launch of their annual spring...
Tags: Suicide, Rebellions, Defense, Wars and Interventions, Bombings
“Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” Nowhere has that admonishment by 18th century statesman and philosopher Edmund Burke been ignored with such disastrous consequences as in Afghanistan. The imperial British...
ReutersBy Katharine Houreld HERAT, Afghanistan April 26 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's security forces are routinely accused of murder, rape and corruption on a grand scale, but a new anti-corruption police unit's sole conviction last year was a junior policeman who...
BRUSSELS -- Afghan and Pakistani leaders met with U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Wednesday to try to reverse a deterioration in relations that has threatened Afghanistan’s peacemaking efforts. Invited by Kerry, Afghan President Hamid...
Tags: Iran, Pakistan, John Kerry, Politics, National Government
ReutersBy Mirwais Harooni KABUL, April 24 (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai has agreed with a call from the country's conservative religious council for a crackdown on television stations, calling some of their programmes "immoral and un-Islamic",...
Tags: Television Industry, Culture, Music, Sociology, Entertainment
Reuters* U.S.-led talks aims to smooth friction between Afghanistan, Pakistan * Karzai due to take part in Brussels talks By Adrian Croft and David Brunnstrom BRUSSELS, April 23 (Reuters) - Pakistan must play a positive role in bringing stability to...
BRUSSELS -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry is to host a meeting of top Afghan and Pakistani leaders here this week in hopes of breathing new life into flagging Afghan peace efforts. The meeting set for Wednesday is to bring together Afghan President...
Tags: Pakistan, Defense, Afghanistan, John Kerry, Bashar Assad
Both allies and opponents of the United States expressed horror at the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, as sympathetic statements emerged from Canada to China on Tuesday. Iran denounced the attacks as part of a scourge that should be prevented “...
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban and U.S. military were both at fault in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan this month that killed 17 civilians, including 12 children, according to an Afghan government investigation. The inquiry raised the...
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A roadside bomb detonated under a bus in Afghanistan on Monday, killing nine civilians, officials said. It was the latest in a string of attacks over the past week that have left noncombatants dead. The bus was driving from the...
Tags: Firearms, John Kerry, Bombings, U.S. Embassy, Politics
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan killed 11 civilians, 10 of them children, in addition to the Taliban militants it was trying to hit, Afghan officials said. The strike late Saturday in the Shigal district of restive Kunar...
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