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 2018-10-17 19:50 

Ecns.cn

Blast kills leading parliamentary candidate, wounds 8 in S. Afghanistan...

A bomb ripped through the campaign office of leading parliamentary candidate Abdul Jabar Qahraman in the provincial capital Lashkar Gah of Helmand, killing him and injuring eight others, a police official said on Wednesday....

 2018-10-17 19:41 

Ecns.cn

Leading parliamentary candidate killed in blast in S. Afghanistan...

Jabar Qahraman, a candidate from Helmand Province, was killed in a blast inside his campaign office in Lashkargha City on Wednesday morning, with several others injured, TOLO news reported, citing Omar Zwak....

 2018-10-17 19:25 

Sputnik International

At Least 3 NATO Soldiers Injured in Blast in East Afghanistan Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) At least three NATO servicemen were injured in an explosion in Afghanistan's eastern Parwan province, local media reported Wednesday, citing the Resolute Support Mission....

 2018-10-17 19:21 

Saudi Press Agency

KSA, strongly, Condemns, Disapproves Bombings, Suicide Attack, in Afghanistan...
 2018-10-17 18:56 

Gulf Times

Foreign soldiers wounded, civilians killed in Afghan suicide attack...

A suicide bomber killed two Afghan civilians and wounded at least three foreign soldiers and two other civilians in an attack near the largest US military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, government officials said....

 2018-10-17 18:55 

Courier Mail

Women face 'small-scale war' in Afghan election...

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary election, braving violence and opposition from social conservatives in a campaign seen as a test of the war-torn nation's democratic institution. Rosanna Phil...

 2018-10-17 18:31 

Business Insider

Trump talks tough about the military, but he hasn't visited a war zone where US troops are fighting — unlike his predecessors...

President Donald Trump repeatedly portrays himself as a gung-ho supporter of the US military, but a year and a half into his tenure the president has yet to visit American troops in a war-zone. The vast majority of Trump's commander-in-chief predecess...

 2018-10-17 16:53 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Afghan parliament candidate killed in explosion...

Kabul, Oct 17, IRNA A parliament candidate was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, local media said....

 2018-10-17 16:27 

Press TV

US-Taliban talks...

US starts direct peace talks with Taliban The United States has reportedly held direct talks with the Taliban militants in search for ways to bring stability to Afghanistan....

 2018-10-17 16:14 

Borneo Bulletin

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taleban vow to attack polls...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) A bomb blast killed an Afghan parliamentary candidate on Wednesday as the Taleban warned teachers and students not to participate in upcoming elections and not to allow schools to be used as polling centres. More details in Thursda...

 2018-10-17 16:14 

Taipei Times

Record number of women join Afghan election...

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan's parliamentary election on Saturday, braving violence and opposition from social conservatives in a campaign seen as a test of the war-torn nation's democratic institutions....

 2018-10-17 15:28 

Reuters Africa

Foreign soldiers wounded, civilians killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan...

A suicide bomber killed two Afghan civilians and wounded at least three foreign soldiers and two other civilians in an attack near the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, government officials said....

 2018-10-17 15:25 

Reuters Canada

Foreign soldiers wounded, civilians killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan...

A suicide bomber killed two Afghan civilians and wounded at least three foreign soldiers and two other civilians in an attack near the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, government officials said....

 2018-10-17 15:25 

US News & World Report

Foreign Soldiers Wounded, Civilians Killed in Suicide Attack in Afghanistan...

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed two Afghan civilians and wounded at least three foreign soldiers and two other civilians in an attack......

 2018-10-17 15:25 

Reuters

Foreign soldiers wounded, civilians killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan...

A suicide bomber killed two Afghan civilians and wounded at least three foreign soldiers and two other civilians in an attack near the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, government officials said.'...

 2018-10-17 15:14 

Manila Bulletin

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls...

A Taliban bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed a candidate running in the parliamentary elections this weekend, a provincial official said, as attacks elsewhere in the country killed six policemen and two soldiers....

 2018-10-17 14:46 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed a candidate running in the parliamentary elections this weekend, a provincial official said, as attacks elsewhere in the country killed six policemen a...

 2018-10-17 14:46 

WNCT-TV

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A Taliban bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed a candidate running in the parliamentary elections this weekend, a provincial official said, as attacks elsewhere in the country killed six policemen and two...

 2018-10-17 13:28 

Press TV

Security threats on rise ahead of Afghan parliamentary elections...

With just days to go until the October 20 parliamentary elections in Afghanistan but security threats against the vote are on the rise....

 2018-10-17 13:15 

Gainesville Sun

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " A Taliban bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed a candidate running in the parliamentary elections this weekend, a provincial official said, as attacks elsewhere in the country killed six policemen and...

 2018-10-17 13:03 

BBC

[ Asia ]

Afghanistan elections: 'I want to fulfil my slain father's dreams'...

Narinder Singh is the only Sikh candidate in the Afghan parliamentary elections....

 2018-10-17 12:21 

KFBB

[ Great Falls ]

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls...

Bomb kills Afghan parliamentary candidate as Taliban warn teachers, students not to take part in elections on Saturday....

 2018-10-17 12:19 

Washington Post

Bomb kills Afghan candidate in latest Taliban attack on parliamentary polls...

The former general campaigning in southern Afghanistan was the 10th candidate killed in recent weeks ahead of Saturday's elections....

 2018-10-17 12:15 

AP

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed a candidate running in the parliamentary elections this weekend, a provincial official said, as attacks......

 2018-10-17 12:15 

US News & World Report

Bomb Kills Afghan Candidate as Taliban Vow to Attack Polls...

Bomb kills Afghan parliamentary candidate as Taliban warn teachers, students not to take part in elections on Saturday....

 2018-10-17 12:05 

Oneindia

Afghanistan: Blast in Helmand leaves election candidate and 3 others dead...

A bomb placed under a sofa killed four Afghans including an election candidate on Wednesday, officials said, as deadly violence escalated ahead of the October 20 parliamentary ballot....

 2018-10-17 11:58 

FARS News Agency

Bomb-Laden Car Destroyed, Several Militants killed in Afghan Forces' Raid in Nangarhar...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device was destroyed and several militants were killed during a raid of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), operatives in Eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan....

 2018-10-17 11:55 

NewsBytes

Afghanistan: Election candidate killed in bomb blast; seven injured...

A bomb placed under a sofa killed an Afghan election candidate on Wednesday, the officials said, as deadly violence escalates ahead of the October 20 parliamentary ballot. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on Jabar Qahraman, who was runnin...

 2018-10-17 11:08 

The Telegraph

Taliban sofa bomb kills prominent Afghan election candidate...

A former Communist general turned prominent politician has been killed by a Taliban bomb hidden in his sofa as he campaigned for this weekend's parliamentary election in Afghanistan....

 2018-10-17 11:00 

AKIpress News Agency

Afghanistan opens Consulate General in Uzbekistan's Termez...

AKIPRESS.COM - The Consulate General of Afghanistan has been opened in Termez on October 16.Uzbekistan's Representative for Uzbekistan Ismatula Irgashev met Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Nasir Ahmad Andisha same day.The sides discussed implem...

 2018-10-17 10:56 

NHK

Bomb attack kills Afghan election candidate...

An outspoken candidate in this weekend's parliamentary elections in Afghanistan has been killed by a bomb blast....

 2018-10-17 10:46 

Deutsche Welle

Afghanistan: Taliban kills 'renowned communist' days before elections...

The Helmand politician was speaking with advisers about the upcoming elections when a bomb planted in his sofa exploded. Several candidates have been assassinated across the country ahead of parliamentary elections....

 2018-10-17 10:46 

China Post

Afghanistan: Taliban kills 'renowned communist' days before elections...

The Taliban militant group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for killing an Afghan parliamentary candidate and three of his advisers days before parliamentary elections. A bomb had been planted in a sofa at Afghan politician Abdul Jabar Qahraman's c...

 2018-10-17 10:45 

Reuters

Women candidates face 'small-scale war' in Afghan election...

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary election, braving violence and opposition from social conservatives in a campaign seen as a test of the war-torn nation's democratic institutions.'...

 2018-10-17 10:45 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Women candidates face 'small-scale war' in Afghan election...

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan's upcoming ......

 2018-10-17 10:43 

Daily Times

Afghan Taliban kill parliamentary candidate in attack on election office...

ISLAMABAD: Just two days ahead of the elections in Afghanistan, an influential parliamentary candidate, Abdul Qaharman, was killed in a bomb blast in southern Helmand province on Wednesday. Taliban claimed responsibility in a statement posted online. Abdu...

 2018-10-17 10:30 

Courier Mail

Women candidates brave violence in Afghan election...

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan's parliamentary election on October 20 while facing violence and opposition from social conservatives....

 2018-10-17 10:27 

VOA

Suspected Bombing Kills Afghan Parliament Candidate...

A candidate in Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary election was killed Wednesday in a bombing attack on his campaign office, officials in Afghanistan's Helmand province say.Omar Zwak, the spokesman of the governor of Helmand, said Jabbar Qahraman...

 2018-10-17 10:06 

Herald Sun

Women candidates brave violence in Afghan election...

More female candidates than ever are set to contest Afghanistan's parliamentary election on October 20 while facing violence and opposition from social conservatives....

 2018-10-17 09:52 

The Financial Express

Taliban attack in Afghanistan: Election candidate among 4 killed by bomb blast under office chair...

An Afghan lawmaker contesting this week's parliamentary elections was among four people killed on Wednesday by a bomb planted under his office chair, officials said, an attack claimed by the Taliban....

 2018-10-17 08:52 

China Daily

[ World ]

Blast kills leading parliamentary candidate, wounds 8 in Afghanistan...

A bomb ripped through the campaign office of leading parliamentary candidate Abdul Jabar Qahraman in the provincial capital Lashkar Gah of Helmand, killing him and injuring eight others, a police official said on Wednesday....

 2018-10-17 08:41 

The Daily Mail

Who would want to be an Afghan MP?...

Doctors, mullahs, sons of warlords, feminists and even a prison inmate are among a motley crew of candidates contesting war-torn Afghanistan's October 20......

 2018-10-17 08:37 

Daily Times

Who would want to be an Afghan MP?...

Doctors, mullahs, sons of warlords, feminists and even a prison inmate are among a motley crew of candidates contesting war-torn Afghanistan's October 20 legislative election. The more than 2,500 candidates campaigning for the third parliamentary ball...

 2018-10-17 08:33 

Guangming Online

Blast kills leading parliamentary candidate, wounds 8 in S. Afghanistan...

A bomb ripped through the campaign office of leading parliamentary candidate Abdul Jabar Qahraman in the provincial capital Lashkar Gah of Helmand, killing him and injuring eight others, a police official said on Wednesday....

 2018-10-17 07:55 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Doctors, mullahs, feminists, prison inmate to contest Afghanistan elections...

Campaigning for public office is challenging in a country where daily life is stalked by the threat of suicide attacks and fierce fighting between militants and government security forces....

 2018-10-17 07:50 

Express

Six years for Fife rapist who attacked war hero medic...

A MONSTER who brutally raped and assaulted a former army medic in a horrifying nine-hour ordeal was jailed for six years.Serial abuser Stephen Graham, who has previously been jailed for domestic violence, repeatedly punched the Afghanistan war hero and tr...

 2018-10-17 07:43 

AFP

Who would want to be an Afghan MP?...

Doctors, mullahs, sons of warlords, feminists and even a prison inmate are among a motley crew of candidates contesting war-torn Afghanistan's October 20 legislative election.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

 2018-10-17 07:26 

The Strait Times

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate, wounds 7: Officials...

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (AFP) - A bomb placed under a sofa killed an Afghan election candidate on Wednesday (Oct 17), officials said, as deadly violence escalates ahead of an Oct 20 parliamentary ballot.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-17 07:22 

Guangming Online

Blast kills leading parliamentary candidate, wounds 8 in S. Afghanistan...

A bomb ripped through the campaign office of leading parliamentary candidate Abdul Jabar Qahraman in the provincial capital Lashkar Gah of Helmand, killing him and injuring eight others, a police official said on Wednesday....

 2018-10-17 06:54 

AFP

Who would want to be an Afghan MP?...

Doctors, mullahs, sons of warlords, feminists and even a prison inmate are among a motley crew of candidates contesting war-torn Afghanistan's October 20 legislative election.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have n...

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