Kandhar

  • Third bomb attack in 24 hours kills eight Afghan police January 27, 2013

    Kabul: A roadside bomb killed eight policemen in Afghanistan's volatile southern province of Kandahar, police said on Sunday, the third deadly attack by insurgents against police in 24 hours. Twenty police have been killed across Afghanistan since midday on Saturday, a level of violence that underlines concern over how the...
  • Afghanistan is emerging out of the rubble December 1, 2011

    There is no hint in Mahammod Khan’s boyish face and gentle demeanour that he is a member of Parliament from Kandahar, a province in southern Afghanistan where ordinary citizens have blind dates with violent death almost every day. As he talks of leaving Kandahar for the relative safety of Kabul,...
  • Afghanistan: 3 killed in suicide attack October 31, 2011

    Kabul: Three Afghan civilians were killed in a suicide attack in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar early on Monday, authorities in Kandahar said. The blast was close to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) building in Kandahar, the UN said. "We are aware of an explosion...