Afghan forces ill equipped to fight Taliban without NATO

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Afghan forces ill equipped to fight Taliban without NATO

Afghan district police chief Ahmadullah Anwari only has enough grenades to hand out three to each checkpoint in an area of Helmand province swarming with Taliban insurgents who launch almost daily attacks on security forces.

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Four US soldiers killed in south Afghanistan: officials

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 20 month(s) ago

Four US soldiers killed in south Afghanistan: officials

A roadside bomb killed four US soldiers in south Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, the latest fatalities for the NATO-led coalition which is winding down after 12 years of fighting.

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Three more U.S. soldiers killed by Afghans in grim day for NATO

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 30 month(s) ago 1 related news

Three more U.S. soldiers killed by Afghans in grim day for NATO

Three U.S. Marines have been shot dead by an Afghan worker on a military base in southern Afghanistan, in a deadly 24 hours for NATO-led forces during which six American soldiers were killed in rogue attacks.

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Afghan employee kills 3 NATO troops: ISAF

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Báo Dân Trí English 30 month(s) ago 1 related news

Afghan employee kills 3 NATO troops: ISAF

An Afghan civilian employed on a NATO base shot dead three international coalition soldiers on Friday -- the same day three others were killed by an Afghan policeman, ISAF said Saturday.

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Helicopter crashes in S. Afghanistan killing 4

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VietnamNet English 37 month(s) ago

Four people were killed Sunday when a contractor helicopter for NATO-led forces crashed in the Afghanistan's southern province of Zabul, deputy provincial governor said.

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US Marines to be based in Australia: reports

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Báo Thanh Niên English 40 month(s) ago

US Marines to be based in Australia: reports

File of US Marine Corps General meeting with troops in Helmand Province in Afghanistan. Reports claim that the US will expand its permanent military presence in Australia.

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2 killed, 26 injured in suicide car bomb in Lashkar Gah town, S Afghanistan

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VietnamNet English 42 month(s) ago 2 related news

2 killed, 26 injured in suicide car bomb in Lashkar Gah town, S Afghanistan

Two civilians were killed and 26 others injured on Tuesday morning when a suicide car bomb went off in Lashkar Gah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said.

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Three dead in car bomb near Afghan police HQ

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SaiGon GP English 42 month(s) ago

Three police were killed Tuesday when a suicide car bomb exploded near police headquarters in the capital of southern Afghanistan's troubled Helmand province, officials said.

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NATO helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, killing 38

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NATO helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, killing 38

A NATO helicopter crashed during a battle with the Taliban in Afghanistan, killing 30 U.S. soldiers, an interpreter and seven Afghans, the Afghan president said on Saturday, the deadliest single incident for foreign troops in 10 years of war.

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Afghan car bomb kills 10 policemen

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VOV News English 44 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Afghan car bomb kills 10 policemen

The death toll from Sunday's suicide car bomb in Afghan Helmand province has reached 11, a local official said. Twelve others were wounded.

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10 Afghan guards killed in coalition convoy attack

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SaiGon GP English 44 month(s) ago

10 Afghan guards killed in coalition convoy attack

Ten Afghan guards from a private security company were killed in an attack on a convoy carrying supplies to foreign forces, a local official said Sunday.

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Lashkar Gah: NATO to hand over volatile Afghan city

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VOV News English 44 month(s) ago

Lashkar Gah: NATO to hand over volatile Afghan city

British troops in Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province are preparing to hand control of the city of Lashkar Gah to Afghan security forces.

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British PM pledges support for Taliban talks

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SaiGon GP English 45 month(s) ago

KABUL, July 5, 2011 (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday pledged to support talks with the Taliban, saying that the nearly 10-year Afghan war could be resolved like the conflict in Northern Ireland.

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Gates: 'Premature' to eye faster Afghan pullout

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Báo Dân Trí English 46 month(s) ago

Gates: 'Premature' to eye faster Afghan pullout

US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has said accelerating troop withdrawals from Afghanistan because of Osama bin Laden's death would be "premature."

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Afghan police: Suicide bombing in east kills 8

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SaiGon GP English 50 month(s) ago

Afghan police: Suicide bombing in east kills 8

Afghan police say a car bomber has killed eight, including two policemen, in the eastern Afghan city of Khost.

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