Authorities say the gunman rode on a motorbike and shot the group of men
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Afghan suicide vest girl ‘treated like a slave’ by family who tried to make her blow up police checkpoint
Monday 13 January 2014
The girl, believed to be around 10 years old, said she would rather kill herself than be sent back home
Friday 10 January 2014
US forces in Afghanistan have accidentally shot a four year old boy dead in bad weather, Afghan officials have said, in the latest incident to strain ties between the uneasy allies.
Wednesday 08 January 2014
The group called the girl's story 'government propaganda'
Saturday 16 November 2013
More than 20 were also injured after a bomb attack in the Afghan capital
Sunday 13 October 2013
Talks to decide the future of US involvement in Afghanistan continued last night, amid tensions over a "military operation" in which American forces "forcibly removed" a senior Taliban commander from an Afghan government convoy.
Saturday 21 September 2013
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the most senior Afghan detainee to be released
Monday 16 September 2013
If Julia Gillard paved the way for future female leaders in Australia, there is no sign of that legacy in new Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Cabinet, which contains just one woman: Julie Bishop, the Foreign Minister-elect.
Thursday 12 September 2013
Controversial Terry Jones and an accomplice were arrested on charges related to the illegal conveyance of fuel through Florida
Wednesday 28 August 2013
Insurgents shot and killed 12 civilians in two separate incidents over the weekend, including six aid workers employed on government projects, officials said Tuesday.
Thursday 01 August 2013
The aircraft, believed to be a US helicopter, also injured two other special forces servicemen and destroyed part of a police checkpoint
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Zakaria Kandahari ‘fled American base’ in January after his arrest was ordered
Sunday 30 June 2013
David Cameron will today ask Pakistan's re-elected leader to help shore up security in the region – and to stay out of Afghanistan as it takes it first faltering steps as an independent democracy. Mr Cameron will become the first major leader to meet Nawaz Sharif, as he starts an unprecedented third term as prime minister.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Discussions over an Afghan peace deal look set to begin
Tuesday 11 June 2013
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the killings of 'ruthless prosecutors'
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Hundreds of Afghans blocked a major motorway south of Kabul carrying freshly dug-up bodies they claimed were victims of torture by US special forces and demanding the Americans be arrested, officials said.
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