Monday, July 28, 2014


News and Features from Afghanistan and Pakistan

Afghan Weapons Missing, Says Report

Weapons bought and paid for by the United States for Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) have gone missing, according to a report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction released on July 28.
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Weapons Given To Afghan Security Forces By The U.S. Have Gone Missing: Report

Weapons bought and paid for by the United States for Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) have gone missing, according to a report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction released on July 28.
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Pakistan Facebook 'Blasphemy' Kills 3

A mob has burned down several houses belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in eastern Pakistan, killing a woman and her two granddaughters.
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First As Pakistanis Summit K2

A team of Pakistani climbers has reached the top of K-2, the world's second highest mountain, marking a first for that country.
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Afghanistan Attacks Kill At Least 13

Afghan officials say attacks across Afghanistan killed at least 13 people on July 26.
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Afghan Election Audit Suspended

Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) says it has suspended the audit of eight million votes cast in the presidential election runoff.
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Obama Calls Afghan Candidates, Urges 'Unity'

Afghanistan’s last two candidates were urged to “maintain national unity” amid an acrimonious and sluggish audit of the presidential runoff.
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Afghan Election Audit Marred By Disagreements, Delays

Just over a week into the audit of all the votes cast in Afghanistan's presidential election, the review has been marred by delays and disagreements.
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14 Afghan Minibus Passengers Killed

Afghan officials say suspected Taliban militants have killed 14 people travelling in western Afghanistan.
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Two Finnish Women Killed In Afghanistan

Two Finnish female workers for a nongovernmental organization have been killed in Afghanistan's western city of Herat.
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