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Kabul Korrespondence

Fresh, factual, and funky view of Afghanistan and the surrounding Central Asian region

What they dont tell you.

Sunday, August 05, 2007

Pajhwok is the most respected AFGHAN news agency here. Everyday we check the local news against the international news to see whats being told, and whats not. Below is the front page headlines for today:


• Six policemen, five insurgents killed in gun-battles
• Pakistan stresses check on re-entry of refugees
• President Karzai leaves for United States
• Wolesi Jirga passes draft bill on police reforms
• Govt denies large-scale civilian casualties in Baghran air raid
• ANA soldier among three dead in Helmand
• Two held on suspicion of blowing up police vehicle
• Ex-commander, son gunned down in Maidan Wardak
• Nine civilians perish in Parachinar suicide bombing
• Two civilians dead in suicide attack on NATO convoy
• Taliban claim destroying two military vehicles
• 4 soldiers, 10 miscreants killed in Miranshah shootout
• US officials optimistic about situation in Afghanistan (THIS IS MY FAVOURITE)
• CIA responsible for training, recruiting Osama: Ghani
• Bush signs bill placing curbs on US aid to Pakistan
• Roadside bomb kills three policemen in Kunar
• Several key Taliban commanders killed in Helmand: Azimi


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