International Assistance Mission

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Name: International Assistance Mission
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kidnapped ICRC staff freed in Afghanistan

Five staffers from the International Committee of the Red Cross have been released, six days after they were kidnapped in Afghanistan, the aid agency said Wednesday."Our five colleagues are free. They are in good health and have been reunited with their ... [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Police search for five aid workers...

An Afghan policeman inspects the taxi in which two foreign women were gunned down at the police headquarters in Herat on July 26, 2014 - by Aref KarimiThe International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) team were taken hostage as they travelled by road ... [Published XinMsn - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Police Search For Five Aid Workers Kidnapped in Afghanistan

Kabul:  Afghan police on Sunday sought to free five local Red Cross employees kidnapped by gunmen in the western province of Herat, in the latest case of aid workers being targeted.The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) team were taken hostage ... [Published NDTV - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Afghanistan: ACBAR Press Release 1 August 2014 Herat killings

Source: Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan ReliefCountry: Afghanistan posted: 2014-08-06 ACBAR PRESS RELEASE Killing of two IAM aid workers in Herat on the 24th July 2014 ACBAR calls upon all parties to the Afghan conflict to end all forms of violence ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bodies of slain aid workers returned to Finland

The bodies of the two Finnish aid workers slain in western Afghanistan less than a fortnight ago arrived at the Helsinki Airport on Tuesday afternoon, greeted by grieving relatives as well as representatives of the state administration, the National Bureau ... [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mulla Omar promises to prevent civilian casualties

PESHAWAR: Taliban supreme leader Mulla Mohammad Omar in his customary Eidul Fitr message to the Afghan nation has revealed that his armed movement had set up the Department for Prevention of Civilian Casualties to pay serious attention to the task of ... [Published The News International - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago Doctor Among 3 Killed in Afghanistan Hospital

In Afghanistan, conversion away from the Muslim religion is punishable by death. In spite of this constant threat, non-muslim volunteers endure suspicion and risk their lives to help the suffering of this deeply troubled country.Earlier this year, Taliban ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

ATTACK AGAINST CIVILIANS IN CENTRAL REGION

A sole passenger survived an attack last night against a bus in the central Ghor province. Gunmen ambushed the bus, forcing the passengers out on the roadside and shot dead 15 people, including three women and a child.The attack, not claimed but attributed ... [Published Misna - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Finnish aid workers shot dead in Afghanistan; 6 civilians killed by bomb

Two women from Christian organisation murdered as they took taxi in Herat, after separate attack in northern town's market A youth looks at the taxi in which two Finnish women were shot in Herat, Afghanistan. Photograph: Aref Karimi/AFP/Two Finnish ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan Gunmen Kill Two Female Christian Charity Workers

On July 24, two gunmen killed two female Christian aid workers in Herat, Afghanistan. The Tribune Express reported that the governor of Herat province, Sayed Fazullah Wahidy, told AFP: "At around 11:30 a.m. gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

23 killed in Afghan attacks within day

KABUL, July 24 (Xinhua) -- About 23 people were killed while nearly 40 others wounded in separate attacks in Afghanistan on Thursday, authorities said.In one attack in the morning, six civilians, including a teenage girl, were killed and 28 civilians ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 24 2014]

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"Once again, we are calling for greater respect for the ICRC's humanitarian work all over the country. Our staff must be allowed to work in safety" she added
"The ICRC is currently in contact at various levels to secure the safe release of its team" he said
IAM is "in the process of informing relatives, friends, Afghan and international colleagues" about the womens' deaths
"Two foreign female staff of a none-governmental organization (NGO) came under armed attack while traveling in a taxi in Shar-e- Naw locality of Herat city on Thursday. Their bodies were shifted to Herat Regional Hospital" a police source told Xinhua anonymously

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Kidnapped ICRC staff freed in Afghanistan [Published Expatica Switzerland - Aug 20 2014]
Police search for five aid workers... [Published XinMsn - Aug 17 2014]
Police Search For Five Aid Workers Kidnapped in... [Published NDTV - Aug 17 2014]
Afghanistan: ACBAR Press Release 1 August 2014 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 13 2014]
Bodies of slain aid workers returned to Finland [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 06 2014]
Mulla Omar promises to prevent civilian casualties [Published The News International - Aug 02 2014]
Chicago Doctor Among 3 Killed in Afghanistan Ho... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 26 2014]
ATTACK AGAINST CIVILIANS IN CENTRAL REGION [Published Misna - Jul 25 2014]
Afghan Gunmen Kill Two Female Christian Charity... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
23 killed in Afghan attacks within day [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Finnish aid workers shot dead in Afghanistan; 6... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Afghanistan: Gunmen kill two foreign women in w... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
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Source: Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan ReliefCountry: Afghanistan posted: 2014-08-06 ACBAR PRESS RELEASE Killing of two IAM aid workers in Herat on the 24th July 2014 ACBAR calls upon all parties to the Afghan conflict to end all forms of violence ...
Afghan Gunmen Kill Two Female Christian Charity... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
On July 24, two gunmen killed two female Christian aid workers in Herat, Afghanistan. The Tribune Express reported that the governor of Herat province, Sayed Fazullah Wahidy, told AFP: "At around 11:30 a.m. gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at ...
Afghanistan: Gunmen kill two foreign women in w... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Afghanistan 07/24/2014 09:11 GMT HERAT, July 24, 2014 (AFP) - Two foreign female aid workers were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, officials said. ...
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