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A U.S Army Apache helicopter flies near the town of Walli Was during an operation in Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY POLITICS). Tehran: A United States military helicopter, carrying seven ...

Awal Khan and a local police officer were kidnapped Wednesday as they were driving in the eastern province of Paktika, provincial deputy security chief Abdul Rauf Masood told AFP. Paktika is a Taliban stronghold bordering Pakistan. The officer was killed and 36-year-old Awal taken to a Taliban compound in Gomal ...
... implications and be willing to remove a commander in chief whose mental status, if serving in uniform, would require discharge from military service. Steve Nolan, Major, USAF, Ret., is a Newtown resident and a career mental health officer and former chief of combat stress, Paktika Province, Afghanistan.
U.S. Air Force dog handler Staff Sgt. Justin Schwartz, of St. Louis, sits on a hillside overlooking an village with his bomb-sniffing dog, Bleck, Oct. 14, 2009, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan. The duo was assigned to soldiers of the U.S. Army's 1/501. US Army says it mishandled war dogs Chris Hondros/Getty ...
Officials said the explosion happened at a busy market in the Yahyakhel district in Paktika province. ... At least two civilians and one policeman were killed and six wounded in a motorbike bombing in Paktika on Sunday morning. ... Two bombings were reported in Helmand province on Sunday and a third in Kabul city.
An Afghan midwife examines a pregnant woman from a remote village. (Photo: Air Force Master Sgt. Sarah R. Webb, Ghazni ... The young woman, from the Urgun district of Paktika province, explained that the local health sector was riddled with problems. There is only a single female doctor working in the ...
GHAZNI CITY/SHARANA (Pajhwok): Two police personnel have been killed and three others injured in separate Taliban info-icon attacks in southern Ghazni and southeastern Paktika provinces, officials said on Monday. In Ghazni, Taliban insurgents stormed an Afghan Local Police (ALP) check-post in ...
18 (Xinhua) -- Two militants of Haqqani militant group were killed following an airstrike in Afghan province of Paktika on Sunday, said the command of special forces. "Two members of Haqqani network were killed as a result of an airstrike launched by Afghan Special Operations Forces in village Daah ...
“Construction of Afghanistan Veterinary Association Training Center in Gardez city of Paktia province is also supported under the GAGP. ... centre will provide the capacity-building courses to the field veterinarians and para-vets working in Veterinary Field Units (VFUs) of Paktia, Khost and Paktika provinces.
An initiative to build new schools in the southeastern province of Paktika has been boosted by a large private donation from the Afghan president himself. ... Habibullah, headteacher at one of the newly-built schools in Kotwalo village in Paktika's provincial capital, Sharana, said until recently students had ...


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