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He Calmed Kandahar. But At What Cost? - NPR
Thu, 21 May 2015 17:55:24 GMT

He Calmed Kandahar. But At What Cost?
NPR
The southern Afghan city of Kandahar was the birthplace of the Taliban and has long been considered one the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan. But the city has grown peaceful in recent years, and much of the credit has been given to an American ally: Lt.

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As US withdraws, Kandahar is growing darker - Washington Post
Sat, 09 May 2015 03:02:30 GMT

Washington Post

As US withdraws, Kandahar is growing darker
Washington Post
Nearly a year after U.S. troops left, a project to bolster the economy by supplying electricity has literally broken down. April 6, 2015 A policeman walks inside the generator power plant in Shorindam Industrial Park. The former U.S. law enforcement ...

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As US withdraws from Afghanistan, darkness falls on Taliban's birthplace - Washington Post
Sat, 09 May 2015 03:02:30 GMT

As US withdraws from Afghanistan, darkness falls on Taliban's birthplace
Washington Post
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan Inside a former U.S. military combat outpost, still ringed by curled barbed wire and blast walls, several massive generators are silent. Outside, factories that depend on the machines for electricity are either shuttered or on ...

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Kandahar city power project in jeopardy as USAID prepares to pull plug - EurActiv
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:06:59 GMT

EurActiv

Kandahar city power project in jeopardy as USAID prepares to pull plug
EurActiv
One of the US government's flagship programmes for development in the strategic south of Afghanistan risks running aground. According to current plans, when the US Agency for International Development (USAid) withdraws funding for power in Kandahar ...

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Humayun Azizi appointed as new governor of Kandahar - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:08:40 GMT

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Humayun Azizi appointed as new governor of Kandahar
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Dr. Azizi's appointment as the new provincial governor of Kandahar province comes as there have been growing criticisms towards the government of national unity for delaying the appointment of the new governors, specifically for the key provinces.

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Suicide attack in Kandahar city leaves 7 people wounded - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Mon, 18 May 2015 11:25:48 GMT

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Suicide attack in Kandahar city leaves 7 people wounded
Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
A suicide bomber targeted the vehicles of the Afghan security forces in southern Kandahar city leaving at least seven people injured. The provincial governor spokesman confirmed the incident and said least two policemen and five civilians were injured ...
Taliban attack on district in southern Afghanistan kills 7Hilton Head Island Packet

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India pads up for new innings in Kandahar, to build cricket stadium - Hindustan Times
Wed, 13 May 2015 19:46:40 GMT

Hindustan Times

India pads up for new innings in Kandahar, to build cricket stadium
Hindustan Times
India is about to lay the ground for new beginnings in Kandahar, a place where it was forced to release three dreaded terrorists in 1999 to rescue 160 passengers of an Indian Airlines plane. By the end of May, work will begin on an international ...

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Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 civilians - Miami Herald
Tue, 12 May 2015 08:04:20 GMT

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 civilians
Miami Herald
A local Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed five civilians and wounded three in Kandahar province. Samim Akhplwak, the spokesman for the Kandahar provincial governor, says the roadside bomb went off on Tuesday morning in the remote district ...

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Kensington finding home for flag flown in Kandahar - The Guardian
Fri, 15 May 2015 14:37:31 GMT

The Guardian

Kensington finding home for flag flown in Kandahar
The Guardian
The Town of Kensington is close to finding a home for a town flag that flew in Camp Nathan Smith in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The flag, bearing the town's coat of arms, was returned to the community by local soldier Michael Hopping, who received ...



Kensington Kandahar flag finding home - Journal Pioneer
Wed, 13 May 2015 19:17:03 GMT

Kensington Kandahar flag finding home
Journal Pioneer
Kensington Kandahar flag finding home. Colin MacLean: Published on May 13, 2015. Share 0. 0 Comment; Send to a friend; Print. The Town of Kensington is close to finding a home for a town flag that flew in Camp Nathan Smith in Kandahar, Afghanistan.


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