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NATO Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan 5 Foreign Troops killed

NATO Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan 5 Foreign Troops killed

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 9:13

A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan killed five members of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, NATO said on Tuesday, although there were no immediate details about the cause of the crash. [caption id="attachment_29679" align="alignnone" width="569"] ...

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White House Would Consider Afghanistan Zero Option

White House Would Consider Afghanistan Zero Option

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 11:31

President Barack Obama would consider a plan for post-2014 Afghanistan that left no American troops in the country, a senior US official said Tuesday, as President Hamid Karzai headed to Washington. [caption id="attachment_28708" align="alignright" width="281"] US Troops[/caption]...

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US Navy SEAL Commander Dies of Suicide (Afghanistan)

US Navy SEAL Commander Dies of Suicide (Afghanistan)

Monday, December 24, 2012 9:29

US military officials are investigating the apparent suicide of a Navy SEAL commander in Afghanistan. Navy SEAL Cdr. Job W. Price, 42, of Pottstown, Pa., died Saturday of a non-combat-related injury while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. [caption id="attachment_28365" align="alignnone" width="559"]...

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Afghan Officials to meet Taliban near Paris (France)

Afghan Officials to meet Taliban near Paris (France)

Monday, December 17, 2012 9:37

France said on Sunday officials from the Afghan government, Taliban and other factions would meet this week near Paris to discuss the country's future as NATO troops prepare to pull out in 2014. [caption id="attachment_28112" align="alignright" width="281"] Afghan ...

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Afghanistan Pakistan Agree to Investigate SPY Attacks

Afghanistan Pakistan Agree to Investigate SPY Attacks

Thursday, December 13, 2012 11:07

Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed on Wednesday to jointly investigate an assassination attempt last week on Afghanistan's spy chief that has heightened tension between the countries after Kabul said the raid was planned in Pakistan. Leaders of both countries, ...

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US Special Envoy to Pakistan Afghanistan to Leave

US Special Envoy to Pakistan Afghanistan to Leave

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 10:15

The US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan is stepping down, an official said Tuesday, in yet another shake-up of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team. [caption id="attachment_27725" align="alignright" width="281"] US Officials[/caption] US Secretary of State Hillary ...

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Hollywood Actor James Bond visits Afghanistan

Hollywood Actor James Bond visits Afghanistan

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 8:54

James Bond actor Daniel Craig surprised British troops in Afghanistan by turning up at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province to introduce the latest 007 movie "Skyfall" as 800 soldiers sat down to watch it. [caption id="attachment_27576" align="alignnone" width="560"] James ...

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NATO Air Strike Kills 8 Afghan Women (Official)

NATO Air Strike Kills 8 Afghan Women (Official)

Monday, September 17, 2012 10:53

Eight women were killed and eight women wounded in a NATO air strike east of Kabul, an Afghan official said Sunday, adding that an investigation had been ordered. NATO's US-led International Security Assistance Force ...

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Six Killed by Afghanistan Roadside Bomb Blasts

Six Killed by Afghanistan Roadside Bomb Blasts

Friday, August 24, 2012 10:05

A roadside bomb killed six civilians, mostly women and children, travelling in a motorised rickshaw in southern Afghanistan Thursday, police said. “Tragically two women, three children and one man were killed in ...

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US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:19

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is in Afghanistan to take stock of progress in the war and discuss plans for the troop drawdown, even as violence spikes in the south. Panetta acknowledges the increase in attacks ...

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