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# kandahar - Friday 13 August, 2021

Taliban near gates of Kabul as US prepares to fly out thousands of officials
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban near gates of Kabul as US prepares to fly out thousands of officials

Updated Aug 13th 2021, 10:50 PM 49,768 Views 76 Comments
  • The Taliban have taken four more provincial capitals in sweep across Afghan south.
  • The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is 'gravely concerned' about the situation.
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has convened crisis talks on Afghanistan today.

# kandahar - Friday 23 January, 2015

Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in
# So Close
# So Close

Dublin is almost the best city in the world for North Americans to live in

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:49 AM 21,331 Views 24 Comments

Surprisingly, second only to a city in North America

# kandahar - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kandahar
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Jun 6th 2012, 12:43 PM 789 Views 2 Comments

A pair of suicide bombers struck outside the airport in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar.

# kandahar - Friday 23 March, 2012

US soldier to face murder charges over deaths of 17 Afghans
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US soldier to face murder charges over deaths of 17 Afghans

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:07 AM 1,751 Views 33 Comments

Staff Sergeant Robert Bales will also face charges of assault and a string of other offences, a military official says.

# kandahar - Monday 12 March, 2012

Taliban vows revenge over US soldier's shooting spree
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban vows revenge over US soldier's shooting spree

Mar 12th 2012, 9:34 AM 1,656 Views 20 Comments

Threats follow shooting which claimed the lives of 16 Afghan civilians in Kandahar province.

# kandahar - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Update: US soldier kills 16 Afghans as crisis deepens
# Shooting
# Shooting

Update: US soldier kills 16 Afghans as crisis deepens

Mar 11th 2012, 7:09 PM 8,058 Views 81 Comments

Reuters cites witnesses who say American soldiers were laughing and appeared drunk during the attack.

# kandahar - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Seven killed in Afghan car bomb attack
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Seven killed in Afghan car bomb attack

Feb 5th 2012, 12:33 PM 724 Views 1 Comment

The bomb exploded by a police building in Kandahar, killing five officers and two civilians.

# kandahar - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan

Jan 19th 2012, 10:15 AM 753 Views 3 Comments

It was the second suicide bombing in as many days in southern Afghanistan, which is the birthplace of the Taliban insurgency.

# kandahar - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Kandahar mayor killed by suicide bomber
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Kandahar mayor killed by suicide bomber

Jul 27th 2011, 3:05 PM 156 Views 1 Comment

The US citizen’s son-in-law says he begged Ghulam Haider Hamidi to step down as mayor for fear he would be targeted.

# kandahar - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service

Jul 14th 2011, 11:30 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.

# kandahar - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Taliban targets Afghan government offices in attack on key city
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban targets Afghan government offices in attack on key city

May 7th 2011, 3:31 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

The militant group says today’s attacks – in the same city where hundreds of prisoners staged a jailbreak last month – were aimed at taking control of Kandahar.

# kandahar - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

# kandahar - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Afghan president's cousin mistakenly killed by NATO - reports
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan president's cousin mistakenly killed by NATO - reports

Mar 10th 2011, 4:27 PM 352 Views 0 Comments

President Karzai’s brother said their cousin was shot dead by NATO troops during a raid yesterday. The UN says that some 2,777 civilians were killed in Afghan violence last year.

# kandahar - Friday 7 January, 2011

Afghan suicide bomber kills 17 in public baths
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan suicide bomber kills 17 in public baths

Jan 7th 2011, 9:59 PM 776 Views 0 Comments

A suicide bomber, linked to the Taliban, kills a police commander and 16 others in Kandahar wnear the Pakistani border.

# kandahar - Saturday 18 September, 2010

Afghans faced with Taliban strikes on poll day
# Afghan Elections
# Afghan Elections

Afghans faced with Taliban strikes on poll day

Sep 18th 2010, 2:09 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

16 injured in Kunduz and widespread rocket strikes as Afghans vote for 5th time in 4 years.