Asia/Africa update: January 26-27 2019

ASIA AFGHANISTAN A group of Taliban accidentally blew themselves up, at least according to Afghan authorities, at a volleyball match in Baghlan province on Saturday. Four of the group's fighters and one civilian were killed. Also on Saturday, one person was killed in a bombing in Nangarhar province. US Afghan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad sure sounded … Continue reading Asia/Africa update: January 26-27 2019

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Asia/Africa update: March 14-15 2018

ASIA AFGHANISTAN Another likely Taliban attack on a checkpoint in Farah province on Wednesday killed 10 members of the Afghan security services. Farah's provincial council has requested reinforcements from Kabul to help stabilize the province. Additionally, a truck bombing on Wednesday in Helmand province reportedly killed at least two Afghan border guards. PAKISTAN The Pakistani … Continue reading Asia/Africa update: March 14-15 2018