- n a city in southern Afghanistan; an important trading center
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- Friction Among Afghans A Threat To Post-U.S. Mission
The Afghan farmer in Panjwai District, outside the southern city of Kandahar, is finally fed up with the Taliban. His name is Abdullah Razik. He's slight with a trim beard and a dark green shirt that falls below his knees. The Taliban plant roadside bombs in his fields, he says, and shoot near...
June 14, 2013 - Georgia Public Broadcasting
- Taliban beheads 2 boys suspected of spying in Afghanistan
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN – Just last year, we started hearing reports from the BBC of hope returning to Kandahar, Afghanistan. But today, that hope has turned into horror. Stories coming out of the southern Afghan province describe why the Taliban cut …
June 12, 2013 - CW39 NewsFix
- Taliban beheads two boys in southern Afghanistan
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters beheaded two boys aged 10 and 16 as a warning to villagers not to cooperate with the Afghan government, local officials said. The boys, named Khan and Hameedullah, had travelled to Afghan army and police checkpoints near their home in the southern province of Kandahar, scrounging for leftover food to bring to their families, the officials said ...
June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Hamid Karzai in The Associated Press
The cleaning-up operation will start first inside Kandahar city and then we will go to the districts,Karzai said, urging those in the audience to put aside fears of retaliation and join him in retaking control of the city from insurgents,...
- David Miliband in TVNZ
Kandahar does have an iconic status in the history and position of Afghanistan,said Miliband. "I hope we will be able to take a message in what is really a new drive, a new phase in terms of counter-insurgency."