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At least six killed in Afghanistan car bombing
Ed Adamczyk KABUL , Afghanistan, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A British Embassy vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber Thursday, leaving at least six dead and 30 injured.(11/27/2014 11:49:00 AM)
UN appeals for $405M for Afghanistan aid in 2015
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations has appealed for $405 million to cover the humanitarian needs of the people in Afghanistan in 2015.(11/26/2014 2:35:11 AM)
Afghanistan: what will happen when the troops – and their dollars – depart?
Ahead of the London summit, concern is growing that the world could forget Afghanistan – and the country could forget its commitments to women’s rights It would be a challenge for any leader: balance the books after years of systemic corruption, battle a resurgent rebellion and form a government despite entrenched ethnic divisions. But Afghan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani , must do all this as ...(11/27/2014 2:00:04 AM)
US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,208
As of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at least 2,208 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.(11/26/2014 1:24:02 PM)
Afghanistan: Donors should act to protect rights gains
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Afghanistan's foreign donors should press the new Afghan government to address the country's persistent human rights problems at a major upcoming international donor conference, Human Rights Watch said today in letters to representatives of more than a dozen donor countries.(11/26/2014 3:06:48 AM)
Briton among 6 dead as Kabul blast hits embassy vehicle
Kabul (Afghanistan) (AFP) - A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-packed car into a British embassy vehicle in Kabul on Thursday, killing one Briton and five Afghans in the latest attack to highlight fragile security as NATO troops withdraw.(11/27/2014 9:51:47 AM)
U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned
The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.(11/26/2014 2:11:42 AM)
Ghani warns against Afghan 'proxy war' at South Asia summit
Afghanistan's new president told the leaders of India and Pakistan on Wednesday he will not let his country become the battleground for a proxy war, as the enmity between South Asia's arch-rivals cast a shadow over a regional summit.(11/26/2014 1:19:00 PM)
Afghanistan: UK troops exit Kandahar
The final UK service personnel have left Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan to return home, the Ministry of Defence says.(11/24/2014 11:39:09 AM)
US may send additional troops to Afghanistan next year
The US military likely will keep a slightly larger force in Afghanistan in 2015 than first planned and American troops will have authority to come to the aid of Afghan forces if necessary, officials said Tuesday. The United States may have to deploy hundreds of additional forces in coming months, beyond the 9,800-strong contingent announced previously, because of a shortfall in troop ...(11/25/2014 8:36:52 PM)
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