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More than 60 deminers briefly seized in mass Afghan kidnapping

Jan 21 2014

KABUL Unknown gunmen on Tuesday briefly seized more than 60 Afghan workers clearing Soviet-era anti-tank mines in western Herat province, the largest mass kidnapping undertaken in an economically important area now beset by security problems.

More than 60 deminers briefly seized in mass Afghan kidnapping

Jan 21 2014

KABUL Unknown gunmen on Tuesday briefly seized more than 60 Afghan workers clearing Soviet-era anti-tank mines in western Herat province, the largest mass kidnapping undertaken in an economically important area now beset by security problems.

More than 60 deminers briefly seized in mass Afghan kidnapping

Jan 21 2014

KABUL Unknown gunmen on Tuesday briefly seized more than 60 Afghan workers clearing Soviet-era anti-tank mines in western Herat province, the largest mass kidnapping undertaken in an economically important area now beset by security problems.

More than 60 deminers seized in mass Afghan kidnapping

Jan 21 2014

KABUL Unknown gunmen on Tuesday seized more than 60 Afghan workers clearing Soviet-era anti-tank mines in western Herat province, the largest mass kidnapping undertaken in an economically important area now beset by security problems.

Taliban killings in Pakistani city may be part of pattern

Jan 10 2014

KABUL At least two Afghan Taliban commanders have been killed in recent weeks in the Pakistani city of Quetta, militants and police told Reuters, the latest in what officials across the border in Afghanistan have described as a series of assassinations within the Islamic insurgent group.

Taliban killings in Pakistani city may be part of pattern

Jan 10 2014

KABUL At least two Afghan Taliban commanders have been killed in recent weeks in the Pakistani city of Quetta, militants and police told Reuters, the latest in what officials across the border in Afghanistan have described as a series of assassinations within the Islamic insurgent group.

Taliban killings in Pakistani city may be part of pattern

Jan 10 2014

KABUL At least two Afghan Taliban commanders have been killed in recent weeks in the Pakistani city of Quetta, militants and police told Reuters, the latest in what officials across the border in Afghanistan have described as a series of assassinations within the Islamic insurgent group.

U.N. decries 'slow, uneven' use of law protecting Afghan women

Dec 08 2013

KABUL Afghanistan is failing to use a law designed to protect women from violence in a country regularly voted one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman, the United Nations said on Sunday.

U.N. decries 'low, uneven' use of law protecting Afghan women

Dec 08 2013

KABUL Afghanistan is failing to use a law designed to protect women from violence in a country regularly voted one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman, the United Nations said on Sunday.

UN decries "slow, uneven" use of law protecting Afghan women

Dec 08 2013

KABUL Afghanistan is failing to use a law designed to protect women from violence in a country regularly voted one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a woman, the United Nations said on Sunday.

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