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# kandahar - Friday 23 January, 2015

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

Surprisingly, second only to a city in North America

# kandahar - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kandahar

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know: Irish toddler to undergo pioneering surgery; Afghan police search for over 450 escaped prisoners; and a ‘human canonball’ stuntman has been killed in Kent.

# kandahar - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Afghan president's cousin mistakenly killed by NATO - reports

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

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

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