Tag: Taliban insurgency

Afghanistan: Karzai dismisses intelligence chief

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s office says he has dismissed the country’s top intelligence official, a move that comes just as he prepares to name new defense and interior ministers. The changes in three top jobs in

Suicide Bomber Attacks Airfield in Southern Afghanistan

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Afghan officials say a suicide car bomber has killed seven civilians near the entrance to the Kandahar Airfield, the latest in a series of attacks in southern Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed responsibility for Thursday's attack, saying they were targeting NATO

Roadside Bomb Kills 4 in Southern Afghanistan

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NATO says a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed four civilians and critically injured a fifth. The coalition says the attack happened Friday in Trinkot City in Uruzgan province. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast, but roadside