Stories Tagged 'Afghanistan'
An army helicopter crashed in southwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 25 people on board, including a top commander and the head of the provincial council key in fighting off a Taliban attack in May, officials said.
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While some Afghans turn to radicalism and die for religion, some have chosen to risk their lives for democracy. The Afghan parliamentary election that was initially slated for 2015 happened three years late last week.
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With a place in the semi-final at stake, Nepal take on their south Asian nemesis Afghanistan in the second Group ‘A’ match of the ACC U-19 Asia Cup in Savar, Bangladesh on Monday.
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Aasif Sheikh was skipper of the Nepali U-19 team set to participate in a Quadrangular Cricket Tournament also involving youth teams from Afghanistan and India.
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A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire, Reuters reported.
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An earthquake shook buildings in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, with tremors felt in Pakistani cities, according to Reuters.
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