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Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops in fifth day of fighting

Added: 14.08.2018 14:22 | 9 views | 0 comments

The Taliban overran a base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers while Afghan forces battled the insurgents for the fifth straight day in the eastern provincial capital of Ghazni on Tuesday, trying to flush them out of the city's outskirts, officials said.
There were fears for the fate of...

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Afghan forces say regaining control over besieged city

Added: 14.08.2018 11:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Afghan troops backed by U.S forces gained control over large parts of the embattled city of Ghazni on Tuesday, officials said, while reports of a Taliban attack in another province raised new questions about Afghanistan's prospects.

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'The sky doesn't fall in': refugees integrate well in Australia, survey finds

Added: 14.08.2018 7:50 | 17 views | 0 comments

A new study from Australian researchers shows that refugees and new immigrants integrate well in Australia – especially in regional areas. Contrary to recent comments from the multicultural affairs minister, Alan Tudge, that migrants who reside together “largely communicate in their mother tongue [and] are slower integrating”, the research found that refugees were welcomed by their new communities, found it “easy” to get along, and felt a strong sense of belonging to their new homes. Researchers surveyed 214 refugees – 155 adults and 59 children – from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, who all had been recently settled in...

Committed towards peace in Afghanistan: UN

Added: 14.08.2018 5:35 | 16 views | 0 comments

UNITED NATIONS: The UN has said it remains committed to assisting the people of Afghanistan in conducting their first elections since 2001 and supports the country's government in its pursuit of democratic development, prosperity and durable peace. The UN mission in Afghanistan welcomed the recent progress made toward Afghanistan's parliamentary polls, including candidate...

Afghan Government Struggles to Oust Taliban From Key City

Added: 13.08.2018 23:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Afghanistan’s defense chief said Monday the country’s U.S.-backed security forces were struggling to counter a Taliban offensive on a strategic eastern city, a departure after days of rosy assessments about progress in dislodging the insurgents.

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Afghanistan forces beef up defense of flashpoint city

Added: 13.08.2018 20:13 | 5 views | 0 comments

Afghan security forces backed by U.S. advisers and air strikes fought on Monday to drive Taliban fighters out of the flashpoint city of Ghazni, where hundreds of people have been killed or wounded during four days of fighting.

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Mass Injuries, Over 100 Dead in Afghan Clashes

Added: 13.08.2018 16:26 | 18 views | 0 comments

Four days of fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan policemen and soldiers and at least 20 civilians, Afghanistan's defense minister said Monday. (Aug. 13)

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Afghanistan: Battle-torn Ghazni residents 'can't find food'

Added: 13.08.2018 11:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

People in Ghazni are facing food and medicine shortages as a Taliban assault continues, the UN warns.

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Battle to Control Key Eastern Afghan City Intensifies

Added: 12.08.2018 23:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

The battle for a strategic provincial capital in eastern Afghanistan deepened into a full-blown siege, as a third day of fighting between government forces and Taliban insurgents closed all roads to and from Ghazni, supplies of food and medicine began running low, and corpses littered the streets.

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Ghazni Battle: Intense fighting continues as Taliban presses to take Afghan city

Added: 12.08.2018 17:05 | 20 views | 0 comments

Taliban insurgents attacked police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Sunday and were threatening to seize control of the city, with the main highway now heavily mined, local lawmakers and residents said.

From: www.dnaindia.com

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