# taliban - Today’s News
# taliban - Monday 20 October, 2014
The shocking footage is included in a BBC documentary to be broadcast tonight.
# taliban - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.
# taliban - Saturday 23 August, 2014
Western powers were growing increasingly weary of military engagements in the Middle East – but this provocation will ensure a sustained, focused campaign to eliminate Isis.
# taliban - Friday 13 June, 2014
It comes as new letters emerge, suggesting he was in a troubled state of mind before and during his deployment with the military.
# taliban - Monday 9 June, 2014
Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assault on the airport, which began last night. # taliban - Saturday 7 June, 2014
Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?
# taliban - Thursday 5 June, 2014
Bowe Bergdahl’s release has sparked a national debate in the US: was he an American prisoner of war? Or a deserter who abandoned his unit?
# taliban - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the mass grave in Tuam, the Leaving Cert and a spat between a Dublin Bus driver and a cyclist.
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Taliban militants is heard telling the soldier: “Don’t come to Afghanistan again. Next time, nobody will release you”. # taliban - Saturday 31 May, 2014
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.
# taliban - Saturday 5 April, 2014
Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the
Taliban were ousted in 2001. # taliban - Thursday 3 April, 2014
Pervez Musharraf is on trial for treason and could face the death penalty but some are unconvinced the government will complete the trial.
# taliban - Thursday 6 February, 2014
A video shows “Colonel” wearing a black vest with pouches for equipment and perking his ears when the militants begin chanting.
# taliban - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin another stormy day…
# taliban - Sunday 19 January, 2014
The attack is one of the deadliest to hit Pakistani security forces in recent years.
# taliban - Monday 25 November, 2013
The penalty for married adulterers, as well as 100 lashes by whip for unmarried offenders, appears in a draft revision of the country’s penal code.
# taliban - Saturday 23 November, 2013
Good morning, it’s the weekend. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# taliban - Monday 18 November, 2013
A UN report has revealed some of the tactics of
Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. # taliban - Sunday 3 November, 2013
Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the
Taliban group. # taliban - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Hakimullah Mehsud’s death comes as a major blow to the Tehreek-e-
Taliban Pakistan (TTP) network, which was behind some of the most high-profile attacks in Pakistan in recent years # taliban - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Listen to the 16 year old’s answer to how she felt when she learned she was on a
The 16-year-old who has become an emblem of the fight against the most radical forms of Islamism has also been nominated for the Nobel peace prize.
# taliban - Sunday 22 September, 2013
Taliban ramps up its’ war on women, one lawmaker has told of her experience of being kidnapped. # taliban - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Beatings, disfigurations, kidnappings and murders of women by relatives and armed groups are continuing in Afghanistan. Why are these horrifying crimes being brushed under the carpet? asks Horia Mosadiq.
# taliban - Friday 13 September, 2013
The US State Department said there were no American casualties though four Afghan policemen were among the wounded.
# taliban - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
IN FULL: Malala Yousafzai’s speech in Tipperary last night.
# taliban - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
The 16-year-old has made a full recovery after being shot in the head by the
Taliban. # taliban - Wednesday 14 August, 2013
Malala Yousafzai is to receive the Tipperary International Peace Prize in honour of her campaign work to ensure girls’ access to education across the developing world.
# taliban - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
The prison was attacked with mortars and grenades in an overnight attack by
Taliban fighters. # taliban - Saturday 27 July, 2013
Two bombers walked into crowded market as shoppers bought food to break their fasts at sunset for Ramadan.
# taliban - Friday 12 July, 2013
The Pakistani schoolgirl, who was shot in the head by
Taliban last year, will address the United Nations of the importance of raising levels of education among girls across the world. # taliban - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.
# taliban - Sunday 23 June, 2013
The attackers struck at the foot of one of the world’s highest mountains, killing Chinese and Ukrainian climbers.
# taliban - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
The US State Department said that reports of a meeting being scheduled “aren’t accurate”.
Taliban’s decision to use the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan name on its new office in Qatar has prompted the ire of the Afghan government. # taliban - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
Taliban has just opened a political office in Qatar, and senior officials believe it’s a step closer to abandoning terrorism. # taliban - Monday 10 June, 2013
The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.
# taliban - Wednesday 29 May, 2013
Waliur Rehman the number two in the Tehreek-e-
Taliban Pakistan faction died along with at least five others. # taliban - Thursday 16 May, 2013
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.
# taliban - Sunday 12 May, 2013
Nawaz Sharif’s party is set to dominate Pakistan’s assembly but it will have no overall majority following a campaign dominated by the economy and US policy in the region.