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Source: Institute for War and Peace

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-17 03:36:07 -0700 | political-news

They said scattered incidents of violence and fraud could not detract from the overall achievement. Colonel Mohammad Hashem Khugiani, commander of the provincial coordination centre for the Afghan security forces, praised the high level of inter-agency cooperation that ensured election...
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Source: Fox News

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2012-11-02 06:57:52 -0700 | allnews

Plunk Jared Plunk had a passion for shooting guns by the time he was elementary-age, according to his grandmother, Nelmalee Plunk. As a young boy, he got his hands on her pellet gun and took aim, sending glass pellets flying...
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Source: Frederick News-Post

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2012-11-02 04:15:50 -0700 | allnews

Last Monday, Robin Seidel and her husband, Geoffrey, discovered their 19-year-old son, Phillip, would be deployed to the Kandahar area of Afghanistan with the U.S...They decided to put a little yellow ribbon on the mailbox and around a tree in...
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Source: Dubuque Telgraph Herald

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2012-11-01 22:31:41 -0700 | allnews

In 1932, at a lunch in Albany, with Rexford Tugwell, an adviser, Gov. Franklin Roosevelt paused to take a phone call from Louisiana Gov. Huey Long. When the call ended, FDR referred to Long as the second-most-dangerous man in America...As...
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Source: Toronto Star

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-28 03:56:07 -0700 | travel-news

Twelve years after Canada went to war in Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11, it's time to reckon with the now-over mission. A new Star Dispatches ebook, Our Longest War: The Story of Canada's 12 years in Afghanistan Told by...
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Source: Reuters

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-28 14:11:05 -0700 | travel-news

Growing violence in the southern province of Kandahar ahead of Afghanistan's presidential election next week highlights a rift between Pashtun tribes that could tip the country back into civil war. The fate of Kandahar, birthplace of the Taliban insurgency, is...
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Source: Washington Post

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-02-23 10:18:02 -0800 | travel-news

A senior administration official said that no announcement of specific troop numbers was planned but added that we'll have to tell people where we stand in our thinking and planning. Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign the bilateral security agreement...
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Source: Fox

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-07 11:59:56 -0700 | travel-news

Afghanistan   A roadside bomb killed at least 15 people traveling in vehicles that had been diverted from a main road Monday after an earlier attack in southern Afghanistan, officials said. The blast came after a relatively calm weekend in...
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Breaking News: Tallying of votes begins after Afghanistan elections
   
Source: Fox News

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-06 16:18:01 -0700 | travel-news

Afghanistan." "I congratulate the millions of Afghan men and women from across the country who have cast their votes in presidential and provincial council elections with such an impressive turnout and enthusiasm," Rasmussen said. The BBC reported that an estimated...
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Source: Washington Post

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-06 22:17:21 -0700 | travel-news

Milley wrapped his arms around the woman and tried to console her in the hallway outside the hospital room...Milley had returned to Fort Hood late last month, after a one-year tour of Afghanistan and a short leave...Ivan Lopez opened fire...
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Source: Reuters

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-13 10:35:38 -0700 | travel-news

Prisoners who escaped from Kandahar's Sarposa jail on Monday are presented to the media after they were recaptured, in Kandahar April 26, 2011 file photo. U.S. military commanders believe Sardar Mohammad is a dangerous Taliban bomb-maker who has attacked foreign...
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Source: Toronto Star

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-10 22:17:29 -0700 | political-news

just how many prisoners were there?...According to the Foreign Affairs Department, there were 1,023 individuals captured. The Canadian military, on the other hand, says some 1,069 prisoners were caught in their dragnet between 2001 and 2011.
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Source: CNN

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-02-27 06:46:59 -0800 | political-news

War hero honored at State of the Union "There are other people who would have quit a long time ago and would have been happy in their wheelchair...Oh, no," he says in an interview to air on CNN's "New Day"...
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Source: BBC South Asia

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-01 19:02:39 -0800 | travel-news

Prison officials in Afghanistan's southern city of Kandahar have been tricked into releasing a dozen Taliban fighters. The chief of security for Kandahar, Rahmatullah Atrafi, said a letter was sent to the prison on Tuesday requesting the release of 28...
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Source: Fox News

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-02-17 10:54:32 -0800 | disasters-news

Conn.   Federal prosecutors want a man convicted in a failed 2001 shoe bomb plot to bring down an airplane to testify at the sentencing of two British citizens who pleaded guilty in Connecticut to supporting terrorists through websites. The...
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