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27 Feb 2014 12:29

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The staff complained about a lack of equipment, electricity and the ability to provide services.

 
Scores of Afghans queue up to renew registration
27 Feb 2014 11:27

PoR cards:

Scores of Afghans queue up to renew registration

Kabul is thankful to Islamabad for extending the stay of the Afghan refugees.

 
Next Afghan leader will sign pact
27 Feb 2014 11:08

Kerry:

Next Afghan leader will sign pact

The Obama administration said its preferred option is to leave behind a residual US force when its combat teams depart Afghanistan after America's longest war at the end of this year.

 
Slovakia to send six soldiers to ISAF operation in Afghanistan
27 Feb 2014 10:52

Slovakia to send six soldiers to ISAF operation in Afghanistan

The soldiers who will be sent to Afghanistan are part of the Deployable Communications and Information System Module Unit (DCM-C), as a part of NATO structures.

 
NATO must plan for all Afghan options, including pullout
27 Feb 2014 10:03

NATO must plan for all Afghan options, including pullout

If there is no US-Afghan agreement, there can be no NATO-Afghan deal.

 
Pakistani Taliban rejects call for unconditional ceasefire
26 Feb 2014 14:43

Pakistani Taliban rejects call for unconditional ceasefire

It is the government which has waged a war against us and it is for the government to end it now.

 
Eyeing Afghan exit, U.S. intensifies campaign against Haqqani militants
26 Feb 2014 12:27

Eyeing Afghan exit, U.S. intensifies campaign against Haqqani militants

Things are coming together in terms of the more comprehensive approach against the Haqqanis.

 
Afghanistan fall short in thriller
26 Feb 2014 11:36

Afghanistan fall short in thriller

Australia take on South Africa in the second semifinal at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

 
Syrians to replace Afghans as biggest refugee population
26 Feb 2014 11:00

UN:

Syrians to replace Afghans as biggest refugee population

It breaks my heart to see this nation that for decades welcomed refugees from other countries, ripped apart and forced into exile itself.

 
No guarantees for Afghan interpreter
26 Feb 2014 10:33

Key:

No guarantees for Afghan interpreter

All the Afghans who worked with New Zealand forces were free to apply for residence.

 
Obama tells Pentagon to plan for complete Afghan pullout
26 Feb 2014 10:21

Obama tells Pentagon to plan for complete Afghan pullout

The disagreement over the bilateral security agreement (BSA) is the latest step in the long and deteriorating relationship between Washington and Mr Karzai.

 
‘Zero Option’ could add up to Afghan civil war, Pakistan official warns
26 Feb 2014 10:06

‘Zero Option’ could add up to Afghan civil war, Pakistan official warns

A decision on a final number of troops has been delayed while the Obama administration waited for Karzai to sign an agreement he negotiated late last year.

 
Afghan doctors strike over alleged assault by Herat mayor
25 Feb 2014 19:38

Afghan doctors strike over alleged assault by Herat mayor

Taraki and his son are accused of attacking the doctor at the hospital before abducting him and taking him to the mayor's house, where they allegedly beat him again.

 
US, Pak and Afghan ties a Gordian knot
25 Feb 2014 19:25

McKeon:

US, Pak and Afghan ties a Gordian knot

Pakistan and Afghanistan have gotten the ball rolling there. The relationship has improved, but slowly.

 
Afghanistan sacks officers after Taliban kill 21 soldiers
25 Feb 2014 18:46

Afghanistan sacks officers after Taliban kill 21 soldiers

A brigade commander and military intelligence chiefs were among those to lose their jobs.

 
Pakistan begins issuing new cards to 1.6 million Afghan refugees
25 Feb 2014 18:22

Pakistan begins issuing new cards to 1.6 million Afghan refugees

330,000 Afghan children below the age of eighteen will receive birth certificates for the first time under this initiative.

 
Huge gaps in Afghanistan
25 Feb 2014 17:43

Huge gaps in Afghanistan's healthcare system

Patients spoke of clinics without medicine or electricity and selling personal objects to pay for treatments.

 
Pak, Afghan to implement CASA 1000, TAPI plans
25 Feb 2014 10:30

Pak, Afghan to implement CASA 1000, TAPI plans

The Afghan Government, on its part, agreed to expedite provision of electricity to the projects. The Pakistan side shared a new draft for the Avoidance of Double Taxation treaty.

 
New Zealand committed to NATO operations in Afghanistan
25 Feb 2014 10:23

New Zealand committed to NATO operations in Afghanistan

New Zealand maintains a presence in Afghanistan with 27 NZDF personnel based in Kabul and several agricultural and renewable energy projects in Bamyan.

 
Pakistan army launches new air strikes near Afghan border, at least 27 killed
25 Feb 2014 10:15

Pakistan army launches new air strikes near Afghan border, at least 27 killed

The militants had captured a stretch between South Waziristan and North Waziristan and had established training centres where they were also preparing suicide bombers.