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RTT News, By RTT Staff Writer

29 April, 2011

Three NATO soldiers were killed in separate attacks by militants in Afghanistan on Thursday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. (more…)

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The Guardian, By Jon Boone

An Afghan pilot has shot and killed eight coalition troops and one civilian contractor in the worst incident yet of Nato lives being taken by “rogue” members of the country’s embryonic security forces. (more…)

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Sat, Jul 10 2010
By Rob Taylor

KABUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of Afghans took to the streets of Mazar-i-Sharif Saturday to protest against mounting civilian deaths, while five U.S. and NATO troops died in separate insurgent attacks on a bloody day of fighting across the country. (more…)

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By ROBERT H. REID and KATHY GANNON (AP) – 1 hour ago

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai said Monday he wants new rules governing the conduct of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan and would be willing to talk with Taliban leaders who publicly renounce violence and endorse peace. (more…)

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By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

Published: July 14, 2009

KABUL — A helicopter crash in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan killed at least six civilians on Tuesday and two United States Marines were reported killed in the same region, as NATO troops and Afghan Army forces pressed an offensive against Taliban insurgents. (more…)

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Page last updated at 06:18 GMT, Thursday, 25 June 2009 07:18 UK

The new commander of US and Nato-led troops in Afghanistan has said troops must shift from conventional warfare to protecting Afghan civilians. (more…)

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By ADAM B. ELLICK and ABDUL WAHEED WAFA

Published: June 22, 2009

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle detonated his explosives near a densely crowded traffic intersection in the eastern city of Khost on Monday, killing 7 Afghan civilians and wounding 44, including 7 children, local officials said. (more…)

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