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# afghanistan - Yesterday’s News
Reports say the bomber was wearing a police uniform. A senior local politician is believed to have died in the blast.
# afghanistan - Thursday 16 May, 2013
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.
The note reportedly refers to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing as ‘collateral damage’ for US action in Afghanistan and Iraq.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
An amateur camera man filmed the crash and subsequent explosion in Afghanistan.
# afghanistan - Monday 29 April, 2013
The civilian cargo place crashed at Bagram Airfield, north of the Afghan capital, soon after takeoff today
# afghanistan - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
The 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 65 kilometres, close to the Pakistani border.
# afghanistan - Monday 22 April, 2013
Eight Turks and an Afghan from a civilian helicopter which made an emergency landing have been captured by Taliban insurgents.
# afghanistan - Monday 8 April, 2013
The bomb blast in which 22 people were also injured follows a NATO air strike on Saturday which killed 11 children.
# afghanistan - Sunday 7 April, 2013
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Eight militants also died in the attack and six women were injured.
# afghanistan - Saturday 6 April, 2013
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# afghanistan - Sunday 17 March, 2013
Drones will no longer operate only in the skies – this one will be used to track submarines.
Blessing the shamrock, a fun run and a feed of Irish stew are among the activities our troops are getting up to this weekend.
# afghanistan - Sunday 10 March, 2013
Afgahnistan president Hamid Karzai criticised the Taliban for holding the talks at the same time as they carry out suicide attacks that kill civilians and children.
# afghanistan - Saturday 9 March, 2013
16-year-old Shakila was found dead in the house where she worked as a maid just over a year ago.
# afghanistan - Saturday 16 February, 2013
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# afghanistan - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
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# afghanistan - Sunday 10 February, 2013
The American-led NATO coalition is entering the final stretch of its participation in a war that will have lasted more than 13 years when most foreign combat troops pull out at the end of 2014.
# afghanistan - Saturday 26 January, 2013
Another 18 civilians were wounded in the attack in a crowded area of Kunduz in the north-east of the country.
# afghanistan - Monday 21 January, 2013
Survivors of the four-day crisis say they were strapped to explosives while some describe finding bodies riddled with bullets, their heads half blown away by the impact.
A report said torture included beatings, electric shock and being hung by the wrist from chains for long periods.
# afghanistan - Sunday 6 January, 2013
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# afghanistan - Thursday 3 January, 2013
Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir was among nine people killed in the drone strike.
# afghanistan - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base.
# afghanistan - Monday 24 December, 2012
The killing of the American, who worked as a contractor with the Nato command, is the first known insider attack by a woman in Afghanistan.
# afghanistan - Monday 17 December, 2012
The girls, all aged between 9 and 11, were collecting firewood early this morning before they were due to go to school.
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# afghanistan - Monday 10 December, 2012
A U.S. special operations member was killed during the of an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.
# afghanistan - Sunday 2 December, 2012
The base in Jalalabad was staffed by both US and Afghan troops. The attacks prompted a two-hour firefight.
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# afghanistan - Thursday 15 November, 2012
Barack Obama says the scandal surrounding the former CIA head and the top military commander in Afghanistan has no security impact.
# afghanistan - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
David Petraeus will testify before Congress after all about the attack on the US consulate in Libya which killed US Ambassador Christopher Stephens and three other Americans.
The top commander in Afghanistan, John Allen, has received the backing of US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta.
# afghanistan - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
The top American commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged “inappropriate communications” with Jill Kelley who has been implicated in the Petraeus scandal.
# afghanistan - Monday 12 November, 2012
US Staff Sgt Robert Bales is accused of slipping away from his remote camp in Afghanistan last March and massacring 16 civilians – including nine children.
The Ministry of Defence confirmed it was an “insider attack”.
# afghanistan - Sunday 11 November, 2012
Another young boy remembers being woken up to screams that an American had “killed our men”.
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# afghanistan - Friday 26 October, 2012
The deadly attack targeted people gathering at a mosque to celebrate the Eid al-Adha holiday.