Taliban insurgents

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  • US Embassy in Kabul fires six over drugs

    US Embassy in Kabul fires six over drugs

    Six employees of the US embassy in Kabul have been dismissed for using or possessing drugs, an official said, in an embarrassment to Washington which has splurged billions on Afghan counter-narcotics efforts. The sacking followed an embassy investigation after staff......

    March 31, 2017
  • US Embassy in Kabul fires six over drugs

    US Embassy in Kabul fires six over drugs

    Six employees of the US embassy in Kabul have been dismissed for using or possessing drugs, an official said, in an embarrassment to Washington which has splurged billions on Afghan counter-narcotics efforts. The sacking followed an embassy investigation after staff......

    March 31, 2017
  • What fall of Sangin means

    What fall of Sangin means

    By seizing the strategically located Sangin district, with a population of less than 100,000, Taliban insurgents have gained control of more than 50 per cent of southern Helmand province. The town has literally been a major killing field for British,......

    March 27, 2017