Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘Central Asia’ Category

Syed Danish Hussain | May 27, 2011

ISLAMABAD – In average, 10 incidents of armed conflicts and 39 consequent deaths were reported in three main South Asian states – Afghanistan, India and Pakistan – on every day of last month.
Every fourth victim of violence was a civilian. Afghanistan continued to be worst hit state by violence in the region as about half of the incidents as well as resultant deaths were reported in the country. (more…)

Read Full Post »

The Washington Post

By Ernesto Londono

April 20, 2011

MEHTAR LAM, Afghanistan — Much about Maamour Jilani’s death in this eastern Afghan city six months ago is in dispute.

Relatives called it a murder, saying a beating brought on the 52-year-old’s heart attack. Family members of the man charged in the case, however, said a preexisting condition made it an accidental death. (more…)

Read Full Post »

AFP

20 April 2011

ASADABAD: A child was among three civilians who died in a Nato air strike in eastern Afghanistan which also killed 14 insurgents, local officials said Wednesday.

The attack by the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) happened late Tuesday in the Dangam district of Kunar province, provincial governor Fazlullah Wahidi told AFP. (more…)

Read Full Post »

RTTNews

20 April, 2011

Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. Military, arrived in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Wednesday for talks with the Pakistani leadership to resolve issues presently straining relations between the two allied nations. (more…)

Read Full Post »

TOL News

April 20, 2011

An Afghan civilian was wounded in a suicide attack in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, local officials said. (more…)

Read Full Post »

AFP

April 19, 2011

KABUL — Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday urged a high-level visiting US delegation to scale back night raids and military operations causing civilian casualties.

The call came as he met John Boehner, US House Speaker, who is leading a six-member delegation from the House of Representatives which also visited Pakistan this week. (more…)

Read Full Post »

By TOLOnews.com

April 18, 2011

Isaf on Monday said Insurgents have lost the potential to “challenge” Afghan forces and foreign troops in the war amid a dramatic surge in Taliban-led violence.

At a joint press conference with Nato Senior Civilian Representative’s spokesperson, Dominic Medley, in Kabul Isaf Spokesperson Gen. Josef Blotz said 60 percent of insurgent-led attacks target civilians, tribal elders, religious leaders and government officials. (more…)

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »