Saturday, November 27, 2010

DTN News: Afghanistan Top Stories / Headlines News Dated November 27, 2010

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Four people have been arrested on suspicion of fraudulent activities during Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, the attorney general's office said Thursday.

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Burns victims find help amid Afghan miseryupdated 3 days ago

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Afghanistan announces results in fraud-marred voteupdated 3 days ago

Afghanistan's troubled parliamentary elections inched a step closer to conclusion Wednesday as results in all but one of the nation's 34 provinces were announced.


Mullen: No major strategy shift expected from Afghanistan reviewupdated November 21, 2010

An upcoming military review of the war in Afghanistan is not expected to result in any major changes in U.S. strategy, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen said Sunday.


21 candidates disqualified from Afghan electionsupdated November 21, 2010

Afghanistan's election commission has disqualified 21 candidates from the September 18 parliamentary elections for alleged fraudulent activities, a spokesman told CNN.


Protesters in London march against Afghan warupdated November 20, 2010

A large protest was happening Saturday in London against the war in Afghanistan, with organizers saying thousands from around the country would take part.


U.S. sending tanks to Afghanistan for the first timeupdated November 19, 2010

The United States is beefing up its firepower in Afghanistan by employing heavily armored tanks in Afghanistan for the first time in the nine-year war, a military spokesman said Friday.


Biden on Afghanistan: 'Making progress'updated November 19, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden tells CNN's Larry King that significant progress has been made against al Qaeda in Afghanistan.


British soldier killed in Afghanistanupdated November 17, 2010

A British soldier has been killed in Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defense said Wednesday.


Canada plans for non-combat transition in Afghanistanupdated November 16, 2010

Canada, which is ending its combat mission in Afghanistan in July, on Tuesday announced "a new role" to play in the war-torn nation, with a focus on security, diplomacy, human rights and development.


NATO: Troop killed in Afghanistan attackupdated November 16, 2010

A NATO troop died after an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, the organization's International Security Assistance Force said in a statement.


7 NATO troops die after attacks in Afghanistanupdated November 14, 2010

Seven NATO troops died after attacks in Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said.


Victory over al Qaeda 'unnecessary,' top British general saysupdated November 14, 2010

Allied forces in Afghanistan don't have to beat al Qaeda, just contain the terrorist organization, the new chief of Britain's armed forces said in a newspaper interview published Sunday.


British soldier killed in southern Afghanistanupdated November 14, 2010

A soldier died Sunday in southern Afghanistan, the British defense ministry said in a statement.


Draw down U.S. troops if Afghanistan progress lags, panel recommendsupdated November 12, 2010

The United States should consider drastically cutting the number of troops in Afghanistan unless the current strategy starts to show signs of progress, a new report says.


Service members, police officers killed in Afghanistan attacksupdated November 10, 2010

Suspected Taliban militants killed four police officers in northern Afghanistan, local officials said Wednesday. Elsewhere, two NATO service members died in insurgent attacks.

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