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The Jacksonville Daily News
Taliban chief’s death isn’t a ‘milestone’in Kabul.Afghanistan isn’t getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 year
Taliban chief’s death isn’t a ‘milestone’
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted an hour ago
in Kabul.Afghanistan isn’t getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 years of war with the U.S., NATO and a tenuous Afghan army, the Taliban retains a strong presence in parts of the country, particularly in the south. What’s more, the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Henderson returns from Afghanistan deploymentof the Afghan people and their culture. He had conversations with Afghans who t
Henderson returns from Afghanistan deployment
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
of the Afghan people and their culture. He had conversations with Afghans who talked about how proud they are that the Afghan Army is leading the fight against the Taliban. Though Afghans die by the hundreds in their efforts, they have hope... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Other Voices Taliban hit isn't a milestonein Kabul. Afghanistan isn’t getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 ye
Other Voices Taliban hit isn't a milestone
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
in Kabul. Afghanistan isn’t getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 years of war with the U.S., NATO and a tenuous Afghan army, the Taliban retains a strong presence in parts of the country, particularly in the south. What’s more, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Let's not get giddyin Kabul. Afghanistan isn't getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 ye
Let's not get giddy
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
in Kabul. Afghanistan isn't getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 years of war with the U.S., NATO and a tenuous Afghan army, the Taliban retains a strong presence in parts of the country, particularly in the south. Militancy,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's deathKabul on 6 October, 2015. Picture: AFP. Afghanistan,Taliban,Taliban suicide bo
Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Kabul on 6 October, 2015. Picture: AFP. Afghanistan,Taliban,Taliban suicide bombing,Afghanistan army,Mullah Akhtar Mansour,Afghan army KABUL – The Afghan Taliban have named Haibatullah Akhunzada their new leader, a spokesman said in a statement on... Read more
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The Hindu
Chabahar and the Afghan roundaboutground’, its strategic assistance to the country, in the form of helicopters an
Chabahar and the Afghan roundabout
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
ground’, its strategic assistance to the country, in the form of helicopters and jeeps, helping finance weaponry for the Afghan Army, and training army and police officers marks the broad area in which India must continue to operate. A different... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
After the drone strike: No, the Taliban chief's death isn't a 'milestone'in Kabul. Afghanistan isn't getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 ye
After the drone strike: No, the Taliban chief's death isn't a 'milestone'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
in Kabul. Afghanistan isn't getting fixed any time soon. After more than 14 years of war with the U.S., NATO and a tenuous Afghan army, the Taliban retains a strong presence in parts of the country, particularly in the south. What's more, the... Read more
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Daily Record
U.S. should practice what it preaches on corruptionwounded Afghan soldiers starved to death because they could not afford to bribe
U.S. should practice what it preaches on corruption
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
wounded Afghan soldiers starved to death because they could not afford to bribe the hospital staff for food. Much of the Afghan Army is practically bootless because of crooked contracts that deliver shoddy footwear that literally falls apart the... Read more
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CNN
Big security decision facing the next presidentclock. It also has contributed to a lack of confidence among the Afghan populat
Big security decision facing the next president
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
clock. It also has contributed to a lack of confidence among the Afghan population, eight out of 10 of whom say that the Afghan army and police need support from countries such as the United States if they are to do their jobs properly, according... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Big security decision for next presidentclock. It also has contributed to a lack of confidence among the Afghan populat
Big security decision for next president
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
clock. It also has contributed to a lack of confidence among the Afghan population, eight out of 10 of whom say that the Afghan army and police need support from countries such as the United States if they are to do their jobs properly, according... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Bergen: Big security decision for next presidentclock. It also has contributed to a lack of confidence among the Afghan populat
Bergen: Big security decision for next president
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
clock. It also has contributed to a lack of confidence among the Afghan population, eight out of 10 of whom say that the Afghan army and police need support from countries such as the United States if they are to do their jobs properly, according... Read more
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FOX News
Suicide bomber attacks military convoy in Afghanistan, no US troops hurtthe Silver Star in March. A month later, a battalion of roughly 500 US Army so
Suicide bomber attacks military convoy in Afghanistan, no US troops hurt
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
the Silver Star in March. A month later, a battalion of roughly 500 US Army soldiers was sent to Helmand to reinforce Afghan Army troops who were forced to retreat from scattered checkpoints. There are nearly 300 al-Qaeda fighters in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Bloody battles with Taliban rocking Afghanistan in U.S. absencePakistan and the United States met Wednesday in Kabul to discuss how they can b
Bloody battles with Taliban rocking Afghanistan in U.S. absence
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Pakistan and the United States met Wednesday in Kabul to discuss how they can better coordinate operations. The Afghan army continues to expand its capabilities, U.S. military officials said. In late April, as part of broader effort to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Violence Flares in Afghanistan Among Various Groupspeople killed, eight were from Junbish and two from Jamiat, said Sayed Anwar Sa
Violence Flares in Afghanistan Among Various Groups
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
people killed, eight were from Junbish and two from Jamiat, said Sayed Anwar Sadat, the governor of Faryab. “We have sent Afghan army forces to stop the fighting between both groups,” Sadat said. “Now the situation is normal and under the control... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Afghanistan must limit military gains by Taliban: Pak Foreign SecretaryAhmed Chaudhry said efforts to persuade the Taliban to talk directly to the Kab
Afghanistan must limit military gains by Taliban: Pak Foreign Secretary
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Ahmed Chaudhry said efforts to persuade the Taliban to talk directly to the Kabul government could only bear fruit if the Afghan army stopped the Taliban from gaining the upper hand. “We believe that there should be effective action by Afghan... Read more
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Japan Today
NATO extends Afghanistan training mission ‹ Japan Todaywhen it judged Afghan security forces to be up to the job. After its longest m
NATO extends Afghanistan training mission ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
when it judged Afghan security forces to be up to the job. After its longest military campaign ever, NATO has built up the Afghan army to 350,000 troops but the Taliban remain a major threat, and some analysts believe the government would struggle... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NATO extends Afghanistan training missionwhen it judged Afghan security forces to be up to the job. After its longest m
NATO extends Afghanistan training mission
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
when it judged Afghan security forces to be up to the job. After its longest military campaign ever, NATO has built up the Afghan army to 350,000 troops but the Taliban remain a major threat, and some analysts believe the government would struggle... Read more
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Air Force Times
NATO foreign ministers agree to extend Afghan missionthe regions of Afghanistan affected. Stoltenberg said ministers also reviewed
NATO foreign ministers agree to extend Afghan mission
Air Force Times / Posted 5 days ago
the regions of Afghanistan affected. Stoltenberg said ministers also reviewed international financial support for the Afghan army and police. NATO officials hope that by July, they will have sufficient financial commitments locked in through... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
NATO foreign ministers agree to extend Afghan missionthe regions of Afghanistan affected. Stoltenberg said ministers also reviewed
NATO foreign ministers agree to extend Afghan mission
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
the regions of Afghanistan affected. Stoltenberg said ministers also reviewed international financial support for the Afghan army and police. NATO officials hope that by July, they will have sufficient financial commitments locked in through... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Afghan army must block Taliban gains to spur talks - Pakistantop bureaucrat, said efforts to persuade the Taliban to talk directly to the Ka
Afghan army must block Taliban gains to spur talks - Pakistan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
top bureaucrat, said efforts to persuade the Taliban to talk directly to the Kabul government could only bear fruit if the Afghan army stopped the Taliban from gaining the upper hand. "We believe that there should be effective action by Afghan... Read more
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New Kerala
Army general killed in bomb attack in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #66129Kandahar, May 20 : An Afghan army general was killed in a bomb attack in the so
Army general killed in bomb attack in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #66129
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Kandahar, May 20 : An Afghan army general was killed in a bomb attack in the southern province of Kandahar on Thursday, a provincial source said. "General Abdul Basir Shahrvand was killed following an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack during... Read more
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New Kerala
29 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes - newkerala.com #64269Nasruddin Nazari told Xinhua. In neighbouring Baghlan province, 13 militants w
29 militants killed in Afghan airstrikes - newkerala.com #64269
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Nasruddin Nazari told Xinhua. In neighbouring Baghlan province, 13 militants were killed following an airstrike in Surkhkotal area, the Afghan army said. A heavy machine gun was also destroyed in the attack which occurred on Monday... Read more
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New York Post
We wasted $113B in Afghanistan, no wonder ‘America First’ resonatesthe insurgency is intensifying. In the space of just a few days in late March,
We wasted $113B in Afghanistan, no wonder ‘America First’ resonates
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
the insurgency is intensifying. In the space of just a few days in late March, for example, the Taliban assassinated an Afghan army general in Kandahar and a judge in Ghazni, while bombarding the new Afghan parliament building in Kabul with... Read more
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World Tribune
Afghanistan – World Tribune: Window on the Real Worldtroops from Navy SEAL Team Six, the contingent who killed Osama bin […]Pentagon
Afghanistan – World Tribune: Window on the Real World
World Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
troops from Navy SEAL Team Six, the contingent who killed Osama bin […]Pentagon buys M-17 Russian military helicopters for Afghan Army Special to WorldTribune.com Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com On June 16, the U.S. Army and Russia’s... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
KHQ Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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ABC Montana
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
ABC Montana / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme CourtAnderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about ho
Reporter kicked out of Afghanistan petitions Supreme Court
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
Anderson said. Anderson's article includes two differing explanations about how the shooting occurred. According to the Afghan Army base's media officer, a U.S. soldier shot the Afghan man after he reached for his fallen weapon, prompting... Read more
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New Kerala
29 militants killed in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #62865About 40 militants were wounded and five suspected militants were detained in t
29 militants killed in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #62865
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
About 40 militants were wounded and five suspected militants were detained in the raids, Xinhua news agency reported. "The Afghan army launched the raids in close coordination with police and personnel of national intelligence agency. The joint... Read more
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New Kerala
IS in Afghanistan fails to gain ground, says NATO - newkerala.com #62633Davis, Commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, told repo
IS in Afghanistan fails to gain ground, says NATO - newkerala.com #62633
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Davis, Commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, told reporters here. He noted that the Taliban, the Afghan army and police with local tribes are all fighting IS so, they were more retreating than they are gaining. He said... Read more
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New Kerala
12 militants killed in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #61838Kabul, May 11 : Twelve militants were killed in military operations launched by
12 militants killed in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #61838
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Kabul, May 11 : Twelve militants were killed in military operations launched by the Afghan army, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. "The Afghan National Army, in collaboration with police and intelligence agency personnel, carried out several... Read more
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Calcutta News
Three vehicles engulfed in flames after fatal collision in Afghanistanthat both the buses were carrying about 125 passengers when they suffered a hea
Three vehicles engulfed in flames after fatal collision in Afghanistan
Calcutta News / Posted 17 days ago
that both the buses were carrying about 125 passengers when they suffered a head-on collision with the fuel tanker. The Afghan army, along with the local police and authorities carried out the rescue operations, pulling out several people who... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. airstrike on Afghan hospital the culmination of a tragedy of errorsthan 70 hours as the soldiers worked with an Afghan force trying to take back t
U.S. airstrike on Afghan hospital the culmination of a tragedy of errors
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
than 70 hours as the soldiers worked with an Afghan force trying to take back the city from a snap Taliban invasion. The Afghan army was supposed to relieve the fatigued Special Forces warriors before the strike but never showed up. The Army’s... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Dozens killed in Afghanistan fuel tanker crashwhich was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly
Dozens killed in Afghanistan fuel tanker crash
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
which was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly engulfed all three vehicles. He said Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers but many of... Read more
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New Kerala
50 killed in Afghanistan road traffic collision - newkerala.com #60789fuel tanker was travelling in the opposite direction. A massive fire broke out
50 killed in Afghanistan road traffic collision - newkerala.com #60789
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
fuel tanker was travelling in the opposite direction. A massive fire broke out which quickly engulfed all three vehicles. Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers. However,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
At Least 50 Killed As Bus Crashes With Fuel Tanker In Afghanistanwhich was traveling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly
At Least 50 Killed As Bus Crashes With Fuel Tanker In Afghanistan
The Huffington Post / Posted 17 days ago
which was traveling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly engulfed all three vehicles. He said Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers but many of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Around 50 killed in Afghanistan in bus crash with fuel tankerwhich was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly
Around 50 killed in Afghanistan in bus crash with fuel tanker
Bdnews24.com / Posted 17 days ago
which was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly engulfed all three vehicles. He said Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers but many of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Massive road crash in Afghanistan: More than 70 deadpassengers from Kabul to Kandahar, collided with the tanker, setting off a fire
Massive road crash in Afghanistan: More than 70 dead
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
passengers from Kabul to Kandahar, collided with the tanker, setting off a fire that quickly engulfed all three vehicles. Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers, but many of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Afghanistan bus disaster as two vehicles crash into fuel tanker killing 50massive fire broke out which quickly engulfed all three vehicles. The crash to
Afghanistan bus disaster as two vehicles crash into fuel tanker killing 50
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
massive fire broke out which quickly engulfed all three vehicles. The crash took place on the main Kabul-Kandahar Highway Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers. 50 people... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistanforeign fighters, including Tajiks, into Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, whe
U.S., Russia Both Worry About Growing Turmoil In Tajikistan
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
foreign fighters, including Tajiks, into Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, where they have launched attacks against the Afghan army." Dozens of Tajiks have been arrested over the past year for alleged ties with Jamaat Ansarullah, a militant... Read more
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WA Today
Dozens killed as buses collide with fuel tanker in Afghanistanafter the accident on the main highway linking the capital, Kabul, to the south
Dozens killed as buses collide with fuel tanker in Afghanistan
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
after the accident on the main highway linking the capital, Kabul, to the southern city of Kandahar. Photo: AP He said Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers but many of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Around 50 killed in Afghanistan in bus crash with fuel tankerwhich was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly
Around 50 killed in Afghanistan in bus crash with fuel tanker
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
which was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly engulfed all three vehicles. He said Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers but many of... Read more
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The Star
Around 50 killed in Afghanistan in bus crash with fuel tankerwhich was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly
Around 50 killed in Afghanistan in bus crash with fuel tanker
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
which was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly engulfed all three vehicles. He said Afghan army units were rushed to the scene of the accident in Moqor district and managed to save some passengers but many of... Read more
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