Kandahar

 
UNICEF: Up to 60% of Afghan girls out of school
UNICEF: Up to 60% of Afghan girls out of school
Just one in three girls are currently attending school in Afghanistan, marking the biggest drop in the number of school attendees since the Taliban...
Blame psychological warfare
Blame psychological warfare
In 1947, the official United States historian of World War II, Brigadier General SLA Marshall, published his groundbreaking book Men against...
Taliban down but not out in Afghanistan's Kandahar
Taliban down but not out in Afghanistan's Kandahar
Foreign and Afghan forces have pushed back the Taliban insurgency in the key Kandahar province battleground but cementing those gains over the...
Training Afghanistan's police seen as key to future
Training Afghanistan's police seen as key to future
Some of his officers are illiterate and lack uniforms and equipment. His police station is no more than a few huts ringed by blast walls and a pair...
Explosions across Afghanistan's Kandahar
Explosions across Afghanistan's Kandahar
Taliban suicide bombers struck across Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar on Saturday, killing at least 35 people and wounding scores in a...
Nato denies killing civilians in Afghan strike
Nato denies killing civilians in Afghan strike
Nato and United States forces said they had carried out an air strike in southern Afghanistan, but denied allegations by villagers on Wednesday...
Men spray acid at Afghan schoolgirls, 15 hurt
Men spray acid at Afghan schoolgirls, 15 hurt
Attackers used a water pistol to spray acid at schoolgirls in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar Wednesday, hurting 15 of them, three...
Suicide blast kills 10 Afghan civilians
Suicide blast kills 10 Afghan civilians
A suicide attack on a Nato convoy in southern Afghanistan on Friday killed 10 civilians and wounded some Nato soldiers, police and a Nato spokesperson said....
Afghan, Nato forces rout Taliban
Afghan, Nato forces rout Taliban
Afghan and Nato-led forces killed or wounded hundreds of Taliban on Thursday in an offensive to clear the militants from the outskirts of Kandahar...
Karzai threatens to send troops into Pakistan
Karzai threatens to send troops into Pakistan
Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's President, escalated tensions with neighbouring Pakistan on Sunday by threatening to send troops across the border to...
Suicide bomber kills 35 in Afghanistan
Suicide bomber kills 35 in Afghanistan
A suicide bomber targeting a foreign military convoy in Afghanistan killed 35 people in an attack near the Pakistan border on Monday, a provincial...
Afghan, Nato troops kill at least 12 Taliban
Afghan, Nato troops kill at least 12 Taliban
Afghan and Nato-led troops, backed by air power, killed at least 12 Taliban fighters and wounded another 15 in an operation in southern Afghanistan, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said on Sunday....

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