Spin Boldak

Type: City
Name: Spin Boldak
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Suicide bomber attacks NATO forces vehicle

CHAMAN: A suicide bomber hit a vehicle of NATO forces in Spin Boldak Thursday. According to details a suicide bomber hit his vehicle with NATO forces caravan near Shaista Pump in Spin Boldak today. Spin Boldak is about 7 Km from Pak-Iran border at Afghan ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Elections 2014 (8): Kandahar, a centre-districts divide and the weakening of the tribal factor

Election day has already been praised for the high voter turnout and the relatively peaceful atmosphere it went down in. Pictures from Kandahar, a province perceived as notoriously insecure, surprised many, showing men and women lining up in long queues ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Years of war leave veterans facing unfamiliar challenge: the civilian workforce

COLUMBIA, S.C — COLUMBIA, S.C. - Sgt Maj. Chris Fletcher was a teenager the last time he had a civilian job.The Peachtree City, Ga., native, now 40, flipped burgers at McDonald's. He worked as a busboy at a convention center. And he was a clerk at a convenience ... [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Elections 2014 (4): The election day in snapshots from the provinces

How did election day go? After a first collection of voices from the provinces on the day before the vote (read here ), we continue to listen to our friends, journalists, civil society activists, NGO workers and government officials across the country. ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Dispatches: Afghanistan’s Schools and Clinics under Fire

Afghanistan’s schools and health facilities will be among the most dangerous places in the country this Saturday.That’s because the government has designated hundreds of schools and dozens of clinics as polling centers for the April 5 presidential election ... [Published Human Rights Watch - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

What to Watch in the Elections (3): Polling day, fraud and irregularities

Elections in Afghanistan can be overwhelming, surreal and utterly confusing, even for those who have followed the politics of the country for a long time. To bring those who were not here during previous elections up to speed, and to remind those who ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

South Carolina preparing for influx as military trims ranks

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Sgt Maj. Chris Fletcher was a teenager the last time he had a civilian job.The Peachtree City, Ga., native, now 40, flipped burgers at McDonald's. He worked as a busboy at a convention center. And he was a clerk at a convenience sto ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dead body of Afghan national found

CHAMAN: Dead body of an Afghan national was found here Thursday. According to details dead body of an Afghan national as found form Goal road here today. He was identified as Nooruddin. Armed men had thrown his body after killing him by firing. It was ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 2 reports

Bomb blast kills 2, wounds 1 in southern Afghan town

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, March 9 (Xinhua) -- A bomb blast ripped through a market in Spin Boldak town of the southern Kandahar province, a former stronghold of Taliban, on Sunday killing two persons and wounding another, the police spokesman in the province, ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

Blast in Afghanistan kills two

Kabul, March 9 : A bomb blast ripped through a market Sunday in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a former stronghold of the Taliban, killing two people and injuring one, a police spokesman in the province said."The blast occurred in a scrap market in ... [Published Topnews.in - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Feb 23 2014 - Updated Feb 23 2014 - 1 reports

Anger at American general pictured with notorious Afghan police chief

Maj Gen Abdul Raziq has won praise from US partners for combating the Taliban in their spiritual home of Kandahar but cannot shake allegations of drug smuggling and murder The picture’s message is clear. American and Afghan soldiers as brothers in arms, ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 23 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 1 reports

US general criticised over photo-op with Afghan cop accused of human rights abuses

Maj Gen Abdul Raziq has won praise from US partners for combating the Taliban in their spiritual home of Kandahar but cannot shake allegations of drug smuggling and murder The picture is supposed to show Americans and Afghans as brothers in arms, united ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]

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...Gen. Bradley Becker, commanding general of Columbia's Fort Jackson, the nation's largest military training base. "They have a lot of experience and are tested in battle. But while they are experienced and tested, they haven't been in the job market."
"The cost of living is low," he said. "There's no traffic. The climate is great. Great people. There's lots to do. And my kids like it."

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Suicide bomber attacks NATO forces vehicle [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 11 2014]
Elections 2014 (8): Kandahar, a centre-district... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 11 2014]
Years of war leave veterans facing unfamiliar c... [Published Bellingham Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Elections 2014 (4): The election day in snapsho... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 05 2014]
Dispatches: Afghanistan’s Schools and Clinics u... [Published Human Rights Watch - Apr 03 2014]
What to Watch in the Elections (2): Polling sta... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 01 2014]
What to Watch in the Elections (3): Polling day... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 01 2014]
South Carolina preparing for influx as military... [Published Stars and Stripes - Mar 30 2014]
Dead body of Afghan national found [Published Pakistan Press International - Mar 14 2014]
Blast in Afghanistan kills two [Published Topnews.in - Mar 09 2014]
Bomb blast kills 2, wounds 1 in southern Afghan... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 09 2014]
Blast rocks Afghan southern town of Spin Boldak... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 09 2014]
Anger at American general pictured with notorio... [Published Telegraph - Feb 23 2014]
US general criticised over photo-op with Afghan... [Published Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]
Taliban recruiting Afghan children as suicide b... [Published People.com.cn - Aug 24 2013]
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Elections 2014 (8): Kandahar, a centre-district... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 11 2014]
Election day has already been praised for the high voter turnout and the relatively peaceful atmosphere it went down in. Pictures from Kandahar, a province perceived as notoriously insecure, surprised many, showing men and women lining up in long queues ...
Elections 2014 (4): The election day in snapsho... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 05 2014]
How did election day go? After a first collection of voices from the provinces on the day before the vote (read here ), we continue to listen to our friends, journalists, civil society activists, NGO workers and government officials across the country. ...
What to Watch in the Elections (2): Polling sta... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 01 2014]
Elections in Afghanistan can be overwhelming, surreal and utterly confusing, even for those who have followed the politics of the country for a long time. To bring those who were not here during previous elections up to speed, and to remind those who ...
What to Watch in the Elections (3): Polling day... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 01 2014]
Elections in Afghanistan can be overwhelming, surreal and utterly confusing, even for those who have followed the politics of the country for a long time. To bring those who were not here during previous elections up to speed, and to remind those who ...
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