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Commemorating those who died in Afghanistan | Video – Regina Leader-Post


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Commemorating those who died in Afghanistan | Video
Regina Leader-Post
The Afghanistan Memorial Vigil – a display that remembers and honours those who have fallen in Afghanistan was in Regina on Tuesday. The exhibit, which acknowledges the bravery, dedication, valour and professionalism of all members of the Canadian …
Afghanistan Memorial Vigil on cross-country tour stops in ReginaGlobalnews.ca
Memorial honours Sask. soldiers killed in AfghanistanNews Talk 980 CJME
Photos: Afghanistan Memorial Vigil ceremony in Regina honours fallenMetroNews Canada

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Posted on 3 September 2014 | 12:48 am

NATO Coalition in Afghanistan Shrinking – ABC News


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NATO Coalition in Afghanistan Shrinking
ABC News
There are about 30,700 U.S. forces still in Afghanistan, and President Barack Obama has said he wants to keep 9,800 American troops in the country after the end of the year. The number of non-American troops stands at roughly 14,400 — down more than …
Afghanistan's election stalemate casts shadow on NATO summitStars and Stripes
Reassessing the International Role in Afghanistan During the NATO SummitCenter For American Progress

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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:50 pm

Afghanistan: NATO States Shouldn’t Shirk on Rights – Human Rights Watch


Afghanistan: NATO States Shouldn't Shirk on Rights
Human Rights Watch
The political and military turmoil in Afghanistan over the past year has shown the need for renewed international support for human rights. NATO governments need to make solid commitments to protect rights by supporting good governance and rule-of-law …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:11 pm

US Military Deaths in Afghanistan at 2202 – ABC News


US Military Deaths in Afghanistan at 2202
ABC News
As of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at least 2,202 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. The AP count is three less than the Defense

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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 8:19 pm

Afghanistan World Cup blow as coach Kabir quits – Reuters India


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Afghanistan World Cup blow as coach Kabir quits
Reuters India
Kabir, a left-arm seamer who played four tests and 10 ODIs for Pakistan, has had two stints as coach after first becoming involved with Afghanistan cricket in 2007. Under him Afghanistan gained full one-day international status and have also qualified
Andy Moles in line to coach AfghanistanSBS
Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan quits postSkySports
Kabir Khan quits as Afghanistan coachIBNLive
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:52 pm

India-Pakistan-Afghanistan: Will the triangle give peace a chance? – RT (blog)


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India-Pakistan-Afghanistan: Will the triangle give peace a chance?
RT (blog)
From speculations of possible outcomes after the US and NATO forces withdrew from Afghanistan, the recent calling off of foreign secretary level talks by India with Pakistan on account of the latter not acceding to India's condition of excluding

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:54 pm

Afghanistan: ‘Surrender is not an option’ – BBC News


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Afghanistan: 'Surrender is not an option'
BBC News
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taleban, have told the BBC that they are considering joining forces with Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS – and will continue to fight against the Afghan government, even after
Afghan insurgents may join ISISi24news
Hezb-e-Islami militants considering to join Islamic StateKhaama Press
Afghan militants 'may join' ISDhakaTribune
Frontier Post
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 11:29 am

Afghan militants Hezb-e-Islami ‘may join Islamic State’ – BBC News


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Afghan militants Hezb-e-Islami 'may join Islamic State'
BBC News
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, have told the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State (IS). Their commander also said they would still fight the Afghan government, even after Nato forces

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 11:17 am

Abdullah threatens to back out of Afghanistan election – Los Angeles Times


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Abdullah threatens to back out of Afghanistan election
Los Angeles Times
The campaign team of Abdullah Abdullah, the former foreign minister running against Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai for the presidency of Afghanistan, has issued a 24-hour notice to the United Nations and international observers that if changes are not made to …
Afghan talks on unity government collapse; crisis deepensReuters
Afghanistan power-sharing talks collapse: SourcePress TV
Abdullah takes Afghanistan election to brink of collapsePeninsula On-line
DigitalJournal.com
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:39 am

Young soldier killed in Taliban attack on checkpoint in Afghanistan ‘lasting … – Mirror.co.uk


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Young soldier killed in Taliban attack on checkpoint in Afghanistan 'lasting
Mirror.co.uk
A soldier was killed in Afghanistan just seconds after a warning there was going to be a Taliban attack, an inquest heard. Guardsman Jamie Shadrake, 20, from Wrexham, died of gunshot wounds in a ferocious multi-pronged attack by insurgents involving …
Wrexham soldier's 'selfless sacrifice' helped the people of AfghanistanDaily Post North Wales
Mother's tribute to Afghanistan soldier Jamie ShadrakeBBC News
Welsh soldier died of three gunshot wounds to the head and chest guarding WalesOnline
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 6:36 am

Afghanistan – Yahoo News Search Results

NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:46 pm

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,202

As of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at least 2,202 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.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 8:15 pm

Afghanistan World Cup blow as coach Kabir quits

Afghanistan's long-serving coach, former Pakistan test bowler Kabir Khan, has resigned less than six months before his team take part in their first 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. "The job requires a lot of travelling and this has affected my family life a lot and I now have to give them proper time," Kabir told Reuters. "I was not enjoying my job and so I decided it was time to …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:46 pm

Afghan cricket coach Kabir Khan resigns

Afghanistan's cricket coach resigned on Tuesday, saying the job was putting too much strain on his family, dealing the side a major blow in its preparations for next year's World Cup. Kabir Khan, who played four Tests and 10 one-day internationals for Pakistan, led minnows Afghanistan to qualification for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. In his first stint as coach, starting in 2007 …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:20 am

Cricket: Kabir Khan resigns as Afghanistan coach

KARACHI, Sept 02, 2014 (AFP) – Afghanistan's cricket coach resigned Tuesday, saying the job was putting too much strain on his family, dealing the side a major blow in its preparations for next year's World Cup.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:08 am

Afghanistan expected to send defense minister to NATO summit

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Afghanistan is expected to send its defense minister to a NATO summit in Wales this week, NATO officials said on Monday, after a political crisis dashed hopes that a newly-elected president could make his debut on the international stage there. Who, if anyone, would represent Afghanistan at a summit that will discuss the country's future had become a guessing …

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 9:59 pm

Afghanistan expected to send defence minister to NATO summit

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Afghanistan is expected to send its defence minister to a NATO summit in Wales this week, NATO officials said on Monday, after a political crisis dashed hopes that a newly-elected president could make his debut on the international stage there. Who, if anyone, would represent Afghanistan at a summit that will discuss the country's future had become a guessing …

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 9:54 pm

Afghanistan crash kills 23

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A van slammed into a fuel tanker in western Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 23 people in the latest horrific accident in a country with poorly maintained roads and often reckless driving.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 6:43 am

Campbell Could Miss NATO Meeting on Afghanistan

The new commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, will likely not attend the NATO meeting in Britain next week.,Army Gen. John F. Campbell, the new commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, will likely not attend the NATO ministers meeting in Britain next week at which the U.S. had hoped to cement final decisions on a future force presence and aid, a U.S. military …

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 3:52 pm

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 12:46 pm