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Afghanistan Conflict

Civilian Casualties Soar In Afghanistan

Reuters | Jessica Donati | Posted 09.29.2013 | World

(Refiles to expand coding; text unchanged) * Casualties in Afghanistan up by 23 percent compared to 2012:U.N. report * ...

Suicide Bomber Kills 9 Schoolchildren In Afghanistan

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 08.03.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber targeting U.S. troops outside an Afghan government office killed nine children walking home from school an...

Afghanistan War Death Toll Hits 2,000

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 11.30.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The killing of an American serviceman in an exchange of fire with allied Afghan soldiers pushed U.S. military deaths in the...

Pakistan: NATO Supply Route Deal Looks Likely

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT and KATHY GANNON | Posted 09.01.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — U.S. and Pakistani officials expressed optimism Monday that Islamabad was close to reopening its Afghan border to NATO troop supplie...

Pakistani Driving Truck Bomb Arrested In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's intelligence agency prevented a large terrorist attack, arresting a Pakistani citizen driving a truck packed ...

Taliban's Tank-Killing Bombs Came From US, Not Iran

IPS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gareth Porter I IPS WASHINGTON, Sep 3 (IPS) - In support of the official U.S. assertion that Iran is arming its sworn enemy, the Taliban, the head ...

NATO Airstrike In Afghanistan Kills Up To 90

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan — A U.S. jet dropped 500-pound bombs on two tanker trucks hijacked by the Taliban before dawn Friday, triggering a huge expl...

Burhanuddin Rabbani, Former Afghan President, Survives Taliban Ambush

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Burhanuddin Rabbani, a former Afghan president, has survived a Taliban ambush in northern Kunduz province, officials have said. Rabbani, now a memb...

Giving Thanks And Calling For Change

Michelle Cote | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michelle Cote

Violence in Afghanistan is threatening those who are working to establish legitimate businesses, and help the country transcend its identity as a battlefield.