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Washington has not yet notified Moscow about Russian detainee in Afghanistan
13 Mar 2014 14:20

Washington has not yet notified Moscow about Russian detainee in Afghanistan

Russian representatives have visited the military base in Bagram where Hamidullan is believed to be held, “but were told that he did not want to meet with them.

 
Tajik Foreign Minister, U.S. Undersecretary of State discuss ways to strengthen protection of Tajik-Afghan border
13 Mar 2014 12:56

Tajik Foreign Minister, U.S. Undersecretary of State discuss ways to strengthen protection of Tajik-Afghan border

The sides exchanged views on regional projects, particularly infrastructure, communications, water and energy projects and their importance in socioeconomic development of the region.

 
Pakistan help crucial for Afghan success
13 Mar 2014 12:15

US General:

Pakistan help crucial for Afghan success

Pakistan also recognises the existential threat of extremism to their own security.

 
Sweden pledges $1.2 billion in aid to Afghanistan
13 Mar 2014 11:48

Sweden pledges $1.2 billion in aid to Afghanistan

The funds will be spent over the next decade to improve education, private sector, democracy, gender equality and human rights.

 
Drone use down in Pakistan, up in Afghanistan
13 Mar 2014 11:24

UN:

Drone use down in Pakistan, up in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan the number of civilian casualties from drone strikes last year rose to 45 dead and 14 injured, triple the rate experienced in 2012.

 
U.S. General warns of perils in leaving Afghanistan
13 Mar 2014 10:54

U.S. General warns of perils in leaving Afghanistan

Afghan security forces are not ready to be entirely independent and more training needs to be done with the Air Force and Special Operations units .

 
Canadians uncertain about Afghan mission, poll finds
13 Mar 2014 10:39

Canadians uncertain about Afghan mission, poll finds

The Canadian death toll in Afghanistan was: 158 soldiers, one diplomat, one journalist and two civilian contractors.

 
Afghanistan not all chaos and uncertainty
13 Mar 2014 10:24

Afghanistan not all chaos and uncertainty

Improving the lives of ordinary Afghans was a key tenet of counterinsurgency.

 
UK to Redeploy Drones from Afghanistan to Africa, Middle East
12 Mar 2014 15:01

UK to Redeploy Drones from Afghanistan to Africa, Middle East

While the number of drone attacks has been declining in Pakistan, they have been increasing in Afghanistan and Yemen.

 
Afghans vow mining effort as US provides new maps
12 Mar 2014 11:49

Afghans vow mining effort as US provides new maps

Afghanistan has become the only country in the world that is mostly mapped through hyperspectral imaging.

 
Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014
12 Mar 2014 11:08

Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014

To state that there is no legal cover for U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014 is not accurate.

 
Involved since 2001, Canada wraps up its mission in Afghanistan
12 Mar 2014 10:40

Involved since 2001, Canada wraps up its mission in Afghanistan

Canada’s involvement included efforts in diplomacy, education, women’s rights and even dam building.

 
Standing up for Afghanistan
11 Mar 2014 18:55

Standing up for Afghanistan's besieged army

The real power and emotion of such a loss can only be understood if officials continue to promote the love and responsibility for one's nation among the people.

 
Philipp Lahm to donate 100,000 euros on behalf of UEFA
11 Mar 2014 17:59

Afghanistan:

Philipp Lahm to donate 100,000 euros on behalf of UEFA

Traditionally this contribution goes to physical rehabilitation activities in Afghanistan.

 
Hamid Ansari to meet Afghan President this week
11 Mar 2014 17:16

Hamid Ansari to meet Afghan President this week

The security situation in the country ahead of the impending pullout of international forces will be discussed in detail in the meeting.

 
Taliban, al-Qaeda planning assassination attempt on Pervez Musharraf
11 Mar 2014 14:50

Taliban, al-Qaeda planning assassination attempt on Pervez Musharraf

Terrorists affiliated with the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and al Qaeda have planned to target Musharaf inside or outside the court.

 
Afghans pack cemetery for powerful vice president
11 Mar 2014 14:20

Afghans pack cemetery for powerful vice president's funeral

The flag-covered coffin was then taken to a cemetery in Kabul, where thousands of people thronged the ambulance as it carried the body to the gravesite.

 
Displaced Afghan translators make NSW Hunter Valley their home
11 Mar 2014 13:22

Displaced Afghan translators make NSW Hunter Valley their home

The attack came in a district close to a Lebanese restaurant in the Afghan capital.

 
Kabul traffic cop pays price for playing it straight
11 Mar 2014 13:01

Kabul traffic cop pays price for playing it straight

After 24 years on the job, Khan has only been given one promotion he says which was then withheld.

 
The Dream of Peace in Afghanistan
11 Mar 2014 12:35

The Dream of Peace in Afghanistan

The time for fighting is over; the Taliban must be brought to the table for talks.