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Robert Gates. Photo courtesy of Obama didn't believe his own war strategy: Gates Former defense secretary Robert Gates has delivered a scathing critique of President Barack Obama's handling of the war in Afghanistan in a revealing new memoir, US media reported Tuesday.
08 января 2014
©Reuters/Mohammad Ismail NATO soldier killed in Afghan multiple suicide attack Six Taliban suicide attackers launched an assault on a joint Afghan-NATO base in the east of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing one NATO soldier during a prolonged firefight, officials said.
05 января 2014
Photo © REUTERS/Kim Kyung Hoon Kazakhstan provides humanitarian aid to Sri Lanka Kazakhstan has provided humanitarian aid to Sri Lanka to help the country’s detonating economy.
27 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Mohammad Ismail Rockets explode in Kabul as foreigners mark Christmas Two rockets exploded in Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing no reported casualties but underlining Afghanistan's continuing security problems as many foreigners in the capital marked Christmas Day.
25 декабря 2013
Karzai warns against 'initimidation' on US troop deal Afghan President Hamid Karzai said he would not be bullied into signing a security pact to allow US troops to stay on after next year, as he tried to persuade India Friday to provide more military assistance.
13 декабря 2013
Hollywood immortalizes US disaster in Afghanistan Hollywood has immortalized for post-Christmas release one of the deadliest incidents of the Afghan war: a Navy SEAL operation targeting a Islamist fighter that left 19 American soldiers dead.
10 декабря 2013
Afghan villages where Taliban rule at night Jahanzeb says he can no longer live in his home village in eastern Afghanistan where, when night falls, fear rules in "the kingdom of the Taliban".
07 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Pool/Boris Roessler Suspected French cannibal served in Afghanistan: army A suspected cannibal who killed a 90-year-old man in southern France apparently to eat his heart and tongue was a former soldier who served in Afghanistan, an army source said on Monday.
30 ноября 2013
US drone strike kills two in NW Pakistan A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least two suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, officials said.
29 ноября 2013
Nursultan Nazarbayev. © Kazakhstan to continue assisting Afghanistan President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev told the Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Afghanistan Jan Kubis that Kazakhstan was ready to continue providing assistance to Afghanistan.
28 ноября 2013
Summit to spotlight EU-Russia row over Soviet-era states An EU summit designed to draw six ex-Soviet states to the West opens with its ambitions dented Thursday after Ukraine, the biggest of the six, caved into Moscow to hand Europe a mighty "Nyet".
28 ноября 2013
US, Afghanistan agree post-2014 troop deal Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday he had nailed down terms governing the presence of US troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014, just hours before Afghan leaders debate the deal.
21 ноября 2013
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai. ©Reuters/Luke MacGregor US rules out Afghanistan 'apology' in security talks The United States has ruled out apologizing to Afghanistan for "mistakes" made during the 12-year war and denied claims in Kabul that such a mea culpa was being drafted.
21 ноября 2013
Karzai calls on Taliban to participate elders assembly on US deal Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday called on the Taliban and their allies to join an assembly on a security pact that could allow some US troops to stay in the country after 2014.
17 ноября 2013
Afghanistan's modern artists puzzle and provoke Shocking, intimate and often bemusing to outsiders, the modern art produced by a small group of young Afghans would come as a surprise to connoisseurs who stalk the galleries of New York, London and Tokyo.
16 ноября 2013
Kerry, Clinton urge support for Afghan women US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday joined forces with his predecessor Hillary Clinton to urge that hard-won gains for Afghan women since the fall of the Taliban be protected.
16 ноября 2013
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discusses defense and countering terrorism with Kazakhstan Defense Minister US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has discussed strategic partnership in defense and countering terrorism with Kazakhstan's Minister of Defense Adilbek Dzhaksybekov.
14 ноября 2013
Afghan opium cultivation hits record high in 2013: UN Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record high this year as farmers seek to "insure" themselves ahead of NATO forces' withdrawal next year, the United Nations said Wednesday.
13 ноября 2013
NATO air forces in Afghanistan. Photo ©REUTERS ISAF countries should prevent destabilization of CA region Security Council of Kazakhstan thinks that coalition countries in Afghanistan have no a moral right to allow destabilization of the region.
06 ноября 2013
Screenshot from Google maps International organizations compromise Central Asian integration According to Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan Marat Shaikhutdinov, external players are more concerned with the integration of Central Asia than the region itself is.
05 ноября 2013

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