Wednesday, July 13, 2011

DTN News: Afghanistan Top Stories / Headlines News Dated July 13, 2011

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DTN News: Afghanistan Top Stories / Headlines News Dated July 13, 2011
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - July 13, 2011: Comprehensive daily news related to Afghanistanfor the world of TODAY.
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Karzai leads funeral march

Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrived in Kandahar late on Tuesday for the funeral of his younger brother who was assassinated earlier in the day by the head of his own militia.

Power vacuum in Kandahar after brother's assassination.

13 Jul 2011

Karzai at brother's funeral

Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrived in Kandahar late on Tuesday for the funeral of his younger brother who was assassinated earlier in the day by the head of his own militia.

Afghan president attends funeral of brother who was assassinated.

12 Jul 2011

Death of Ahmad Wali Karzai leaves Afghan power vacuum

Ahmad Wali Karzai

Ahmad Wali Karzai's assassination leaves a power vacuum in Kandahar and seriously weakens both the Afghan government and Nato efforts to prop it up, writes Michael Semple.

12 Jul 2011

Hamid Karzai's brother killed

Ahmad Wali Karzai's assassination leaves a big headache for Nato

Ahmad Wali Karzai killed by bodyguard at Afghanistan home.

12 Jul 2011

Hamid Karzai confirms brother's assassination

Hamid Karzai's brother killed in Afghanistan

The death of Ahmed Wali Karzai was confirmed by Hamid Karzai, his half brother, who said the killing reflected the suffering of all Afghan people.

12 Jul 2011

Hamid Karzai's brother assassinated: as it happened

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Ahmad Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, has been shot dead in an assassination attack in Kandahar.

12 Jul 2011

New York Times


Assassination in Afghanistan Creates a Void

Afghan elders met with Ahmed Wali Karzai, second from right, the brother of President Hamid Karzai and the head of the Provincial Council in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2009.
Lynsey Addario for The New York Times

Afghan elders met with Ahmed Wali Karzai, second from right, the brother of President Hamid Karzai and the head of the Provincial Council in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2009.

A family associate shot Ahmed Wali Karzai, a provincial council chairman, at close range, friends said.


U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Department of Defense has identified 4,463 American service members who have died since the start of the Iraq war and 1,646 who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.

July 12, 2011
    The Afghan Enforcer I Knew

    Nobody can entirely replace Ahmed Wali Karzai as the most powerful political broker in southern Afghanistan.

    July 12, 2011
      Leroy Arthur Petry Given Medal of Honor
      Leroy Arthur Petry Given Medal of Honor

      President Obama awarded Sgt. First Class Leroy Arthur Petry the Medal of Honor for actions in Afghanistan.

      July 12, 2011
        Witnesses Give Details of Ahmed Wali Karzai’s Last Minutes

        The powerful Afghan politician was shot by one of his most faithful commanders at point-blank range.

        July 12, 2011
          Half Brother of Hamid Karzai Is Killed in Kandahar
          Half Brother of Hamid Karzai Is Killed in Kandahar

          A family associate shot Ahmed Wali Karzai, a provincial council chairman, at close range, friends said.

          July 12, 2011
            Longer Wars, Fewer Medals of Honor

            After almost 10 years of constant fighting, there are only nine Medal of Honor recipients in the American ranks, and only two of them are alive to actually wear it.

            July 12, 2011

            Google News

            1. Remembering Canada's fallen soldiers


              Toronto Sun - 9 hours ago
              And now that Canada's combat role in Afghanistan has changed to a training ... “It means a lot,” Mark Freeman says about a planned Afghanistan war memorial ...
              Canada-wide fundraiser kicks off to help build Afghanistan ...- Toronto Star
              A place of reflection- Trentonian
              Give to Honour Those Who Gave!- Marketwire (press release)
              all 29 news articles » Langue : Français

              CTV.ca
            2. Army Ranger who fought after injury in Afghanistan honored


              Boston Globe - 3 hours ago
              It was just the second time that a living, active-duty service member from the wars in Iraq andAfghanistan has received a Medal of Honor. ...
              Soldier Who Lost Right Hand in Afghanistan Receives Medal of Honor- Fox News
              Ranger training helped prepare Petry for Afghanistan role- Silver City Sun News
              New York Times - Wall Street Journal
              all 658 news articles » Langue : Français

              USA Today
            3. Why Obama's Military Aid Cut is Unlikely to Change Pakistan's Behavior


              TIME (blog) - Tony Karon - 1 hour ago
              Soldiers take part in a patrol in Tora Warai, a town in Kurram Agency, during a military trip organised for media along the Pakistan Afghanistan border, ...
              Gen Beg blames US for trust deficit- Pakistan Observer
              Pakistan is fast slipping out of hands of USA- PakTribune.com
              Obama's Drone Surge in Pakistan Doing More Damage Than Good- Huffington Post
              Bloomberg - The National
              all 677 news articles »

              Boston Globe
            4. Pakistan be given due role in Afghan reconciliation: PM Gilani


              PakTribune.com - 59 minutes ago
              “We want good relations with our all neighbouring countries, including Afghanistan and Iran,” PM Gilani asserted. “A peaceful, prosperous and stable ...
              Nationalists should hold dialogue: PM- Pakistan Daily Times
              Stable Afghanistan in interest of Pakistan- Associated Press of Pakistan
              Gilani in Quetta: PM offers talks to Baloch nationalists- The Express Tribune
              DailyIndia.com
              all 49 news articles »

              The Express Tribune
            5. On the Afghanistan-Pakistan border : cutting off the nose to spite ...


              Reuters (blog) - 5 hours ago
              Over the past few weeks, the traffic has moved in the reverse direction, with militants crossing over fromAfghanistan to attack Pakistani security posts, ...
              Pakistan threatens troop pull-back after US cuts aid- AFP
              Pakistan's rocket fire into Afghanistan alarms locals, US forces- Christian Science Monitor
              Shanthie Mariet D'Souza: Is Pakistan becoming paranoid over ...- Al-Arabiya
              Politico - RTT News
              all 164 news articles »

              The Nation, Pakistan
            6. Poppy Crops Set To Bloom If Afghanistan Aid Withers


              NPR - Quil Lawrence - 29 minutes ago
              Afghanistan, the world's largest provider of opium poppy, did mark the occasion — with a bonfire. Standing near an 11-ton mountain of seized opium, ...
            7. Afghan governor targeted en route to funeral of Karzai's half-brother


              CNN International - Reshad Fazel - 22 minutes ago
              By the CNN Wire Staff Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Two blasts went off Wednesday as the governor of Helmand province was headed to Kandahar to take part in ...
              Afghanistan faces a bloody future- Toronto Sun
              Afghanistan: trouble with the transition- Straight Goods
              CBC.ca - Montreal Gazette
              all 1826 news articles »

              The Guardian
            8. Agreement clears way for Canadian military presence in Kuwait


              Vancouver Sun - Tobi Cohen - 23 hours ago
              "These strategic hubs are an effective way to respond to international crises, to sustained deployments such as Afghanistan and to also deepen and further ...
              World-class Canadian military now at Ottawa's disposal- Toronto Star
              Kuwait to serve as Afghan staging base- CBC.ca
              all 82 news articles »

              CTV.ca
            9. France to Withdraw a Quarter of Troops from Afghanistan


              Kashmir Watch - 1 hour ago
              Kabul (Tolo News): French President Nicolas Sarkozy made a surprise visit to Afghanistan to see French troops and meet Afghan officials. ...
              France's Sarkozy in Afghanistan to meet troops- International News Network
              France to pull 1000 troops from Afghanistan: Sarkozy- AFP
              Xinhua - Washington Post
              all 278 news articles » Langue : Français




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