Afghanistan

Afghan gov’t struggles to control half of country

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

KABUL (AA): In Afghanistan, the domination of the central administration — which was restructured following the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001– has been in decline whereas the opium production has increased significantly and rapidly. Approximately half of the country is currently controlled by organizations other than the central administration, according to a report presented…

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Stoltenberg says NATO committed to Afghan mission despite attacks

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

KABUL (Reuters): Security problems and a spate of insider attacks on NATO troops in Afghanistan will not affect the alliance’s commitment to building Afghan forces capable of making the Taliban accept a negotiated end to the war, NATO’s top official said on Tuesday. The aim is to build a force strong enough to show the…

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9 civilians killed & wounded in Paktika airstrike

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

SHARANA (Pajhwok): Four civilians have been killed and five others wounded in a foreign forces’ airstrike in Giyan district of southeastern Paktika province, one of the injured said on Tuesday. The wounded person, who is being treated at the provincial hospital in Sharana, told Pajhwok Afghan News that US air forces targeted civilian houses and…

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