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World News | The New York Times, Joseph Goldstein | Monday September 21, 2015
In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys they had brought to the base.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 30, 2015
Afghanistan's Taliban have captured a district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops struggled to secure for years, in the latest setback for Afghan government forces now largely battling the militants on their own.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Suicide attackers today targeted foreign troops in Kabul and a police headquarters in restive southern Afghanistan, killing two people and wounding nearly 60, as the Taliban's bloody summer offensive showed no signs of letting up.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 30, 2015
A suicide truck bomb attack in southern Afghanistan today killed two civilians and wounded more than 40, officials said, the latest attacks since the Taliban began their annual offensive.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 20, 2015
At least 14 members of an Afghan family, including women and children, were killed when their minivan struck a roadside bomb in the country's restive south today, officials said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 13, 2015
Pakistani police today foiled an attack on a senior counter-terrorism official and killed four militants in the southern port city of Karachi, police said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 13, 2015
Dozens of Taliban insurgents attacked a police post in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, killing at least 17 policemen, police said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 26, 2015
More than 70 people were wounded Monday when a Taliban truck bomber detonated a tonne of explosives outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of attacks that have sent civilian casualties surging.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 23, 2015
Two Southern California men were charged on Friday with conspiring to travel to the Middle East to join the militant group Islamic State, US prosecutors said, a day after one of the men was arrested at the Los Angeles airport.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 13, 2015
Gunmen opened fire on a gathering of Afghan Muslim clerics in the southern province of Helmand, killing seven people, police said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Gunmen killed 13 passengers travelling on a bus towards restive southern Afghanistan on today, officials said, the latest attack hitting civilians in the country's still-bloody conflict.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
A truck bomb set off by a suicide attacker targeting senior provincial officials today killed at least seven civilians and wounded around 40 in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 24, 2015
Unidentified gunmen in southern Afghanistan stopped two buses traveling to the capital, Kabul, and seized around 30 people belonging to the ethnic Hazara minority, a bus company official said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 20, 2015
At least eight civilians including women and children were killed when their van struck a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Afghan insurgents stormed a bank in the country's restive southern province of Helmand on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people including three policemen, authorities said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 1, 2014
An oasis of prosperity in struggling Europe, Germany is now the favoured location for immigrants on the continent, who continue to skirt crisis-hit Southern states, the OECD said in a report on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 3, 2014
An Afghan official says a deputy provincial governor has been shot dead in southern Kandahar province while he was sitting in class at a university.
World News | Associated Press | Monday October 20, 2014
Officials say insurgents have attacked several army checkpoints in eastern and southern Afghanistan, killing at least four troops and wounding several people.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 11, 2014
A suicide attacker wearing a police uniform attacked a provincial police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing one officer and wounding four other people, an official said.
India News | Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Saturday August 9, 2014
India has given Afghanistan's cricket dreams a new push by announcing a $1 million grant for building a cricket stadium in the southern province of the country.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 6, 2014
When the United States stops funding power generation in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar next year, the lights are set to go out and factories will fall idle, playing into the hands of Taliban insurgents active in the area.
World News | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
A suicide bomber targeted a police convoy in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Monday, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian, a local official said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 12, 2014
A roadside bomb killed eight civilians travelling in a vehicle in a volatile district of southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, days after the United Nations (UN) reported a surge in civilian casualties in the country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 27, 2014
Afghan troops have launched a counter-offensives to beat back a five-day Taliban attack that targeted several southern districts previously protected by departing NATO forces, officials said on Thursday.