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World | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 26, 2014
A NATO service member was killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan, the US-led international coalition said Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 25, 2014
More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said on Wednesday, as five days of fighting left about 40 civilians dead.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
A Taliban attack killed three NATO soldiers and a military dog in southern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the latest sign of the insurgents' capability as the coalition winds down operations.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 10, 2014
NATO says five service members have been killed in attack in southern Afghanistan.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 5, 2014
An Afghan official says a police chief and two other officers were killed when a roadside bomb exploded while they were on a demining mission in the southern Gazni province.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 29, 2014
An Afghan officer says two roadside bombings in the southern city of Kandahar have killed one policeman and wounded four.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday April 28, 2014
Britain on Sunday revealed the names of five troops killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, shortly after launching an investigation into the incident.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 27, 2014
Five British troops were killed on Saturday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, in what appeared to be a "tragic accident", the Ministry of Defence in London said.
World | Associated Press | Friday March 14, 2014
A senior Afghan government official says a roadside bomb in the southern Helmand province has killed six civilians, including two women and two children.
India | Written by Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Thursday March 13, 2014
A suicide bomber was shot dead before he could attack the Indian consulate in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar this afternoon.
World | Associated Press | Monday January 20, 2014
An Islamic militant group in Russia's North Caucasus claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the southern city of Volgograd last month and posted a video threatening to strike the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 7, 2014
Afghan police on Tuesday searched for a Taliban commander who allegedly forced his 10-year-old sister to wear an explosives-packed vest for an aborted suicide attack in the southern province of Helmand.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 19, 2013
An Afghan policewoman and a pregnant teacher were hanged and their bodies dumped within a few kilometres of a foreign military base recently handed over to Afghan control.