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US reporter expelled from Afghanistan over election story
Afghanistan expelled a New York Times reporter on Thursday, accusing him of links to spy agencies in a furious response to a story he wrote saying government ministers and officials were threatening to seize power. The attorney general said Matthew Rosenberg's article about the country's election crisis was "contrary to the national interests, security and stability of Afghanistan" and ordered ...(8/21/2014 4:23:51 PM)
Afghanistan orders US reporter to leave over election story
Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers and officials were threatening to seize power to end a standoff over election results. The attorney general's office said the article was "against the national interests and the national security of Afghanistan," and that Matthew Rosenberg must depart within ...(8/20/2014 4:56:28 PM)
Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country
Afghanistan has given a New York Times reporter 24 hours to leave the country, accusing him of not cooperating with an investigation into his reporting, the Attorney General's office said on Wednesday. Matthew Rosenberg, 40, was summoned for questioning on Tuesday after the newspaper ran a story about officials discussing plans to form an interim government and "seize power" if a deadlock over ...(8/20/2014 4:18:13 PM)
Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio
Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children.(8/21/2014 10:46:24 AM)
Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan ordered a New York Times correspondent Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won its recent presidential election, the attorney general's office said in a statement.(8/20/2014 1:43:23 PM)
Afghanistan Expels 'Times' Reporter Over Article About Potential Coup
New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg was forced to leave Afghanistan after officials called one of his recent stories a threat to national security.(8/21/2014 10:39:12 AM)
Militant attack from Afghanistan kills soldier in Pakistan
A soldier was killed in an exchange of fire with militants who entered Pakistani territory from Afghanistan on Friday, the military said. The incident happened in Muslam Bagh sector in southwestern Baluchistan province near the Afghan border. "About 70 to 80 terrorists intruded from (the) Afghanistan side into Pakistani territory," the military said in a statement. It added Pakistani troops ...(8/22/2014 3:30:01 PM)
Afghanistan orders NY Times reporter to leave the country over story
Afghanistan ordered a New York Times correspondent Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won its recent presidential election, the attorney general's office said in a statement.(8/20/2014 1:43:36 PM)
Afghanistan bars NYT reporter from leaving country
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.(8/19/2014 2:51:48 PM)
Afghanistan orders expulsion of New York Times reporter
Matthew Rosenberg refused to identify sources for a story on a plan by senior officials to seize power.(8/20/2014 6:00:00 PM)
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