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Afghanistan's New Millionaires
Can Afghanistan's nouveaux riches stay rich after the U.S. pulls out?(12/18/2014 6:26:07 AM)
Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills policeman
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police officer was killed and another three wounded on Thursday when a suspected suicide bomber they were following detonated the explosives in his vehicle, an official said.(12/18/2014 1:52:22 AM)
US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,213
As of Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at least 2,213 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.(12/16/2014 4:38:25 PM)
Afghanistan: The future?
Bangalore, Dec.18 (ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief, General Raheel Sharif recently spent two weeks in the US, an unusually long visit by any standards. During this period, Afghanistan was wracked by violence - a suicide bombing in Paktika which resulted in 80 deaths and 12 consecutive days of terror attacks in Kabul.(12/17/2014 10:07:18 PM)
India enhances trade ties with Afghanistan
New Delhi, Dec. 18 (ANI):Trade between India and Afghanistan has grown over the years. Since the signing of an MOU between Indian Import Association and the Afghan Export agency, there has been a significant rise in bilateral trade between the two nations.(12/18/2014 6:33:30 AM)
Drone strike in Afghanistan kills four Pakistani Taliban: official
By Rafiz Sherzad JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed four Pakistani Taliban members and seven other insurgents, a district government official said Wednesday. The drone's missiles killed the militants on Tuesday afternoon as members of the Pakistani Taliban were attacking a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, near the Afghan border, said ...(12/17/2014 3:14:15 AM)
Afghanistan promises action against Taliban group on Peshawar attack
Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif got assurances on Wednesday from the Afghan government and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (Isaf) for action against a Kunar-based Taliban splinter group which is believed to be behind the Peshawar army school massacre which left more than 130 schoolchildren dead(12/18/2014 3:33:05 AM)
At least 2,213 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001
As of Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at least 2,213 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.(12/16/2014 5:07:12 PM)
2014 marked by peaceful transfer of power in Afghanistan
KABUL -- Afghanistan has overcome the worst political crisis and security upheaval in 2014 through the first- ever successful transfer of power from one elected president to another albeit through a protracted electoral process that tested the will and strength of the battle-scarred Afghan people.(12/17/2014 11:33:07 PM)
Taliban fighters mount offensive near Afghan border with Pakistan
By Mohammad Anwar ASADABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters killed at least five Afghan soldiers in a three-day offensive in a region near Pakistan, officials said on Tuesday, as fighting heats up on both sides of the border during the withdrawal of most foreign troops from Afghanistan. Fighters from both Pakistan and Afghanistan mounted the attack aimed at taking control of Kunar ...(12/16/2014 9:34:25 AM)
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