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EUPOL Afghanistan

EU Police Mission in Afghanistan (EU)
Beginn: 06/07

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Taliban forces consolidate gains around Kunduz (22.08.2016)

[…] The sustained assault deepened fears that Kunduz could fall again into insurgent hands, as it did for two weeks in September and October in one of the worst setbacks for government forces¬ in the 15-year war.

Afghan ID cards were meant to stop voter fraud but instead stoked ethnic division (18.08.2016)

The rollout of the ID cards was halted because of vocal opposition from various ethnic leaders, who objected to having ethnic background mentioned as part of each citizen’s official identity. Some minority groups feared it would make them vulnerable to harassment, while some from the dominant...

Discord between Afghan unity government leaders intensifies (18.08.2016)

Calls for fresh elections have intensified in Afghanistan as the unity government leaders fail to resolve their dispute over power sharing. President Ghani and CEO Abdullah have yet to find a way to work in tandem.

Afghan government chief executive lashes out at Ghani (12.08.2016)

Afghan government chief executive Abdullah Abdullah has sharply criticized President Ashraf Ghani in an apparent eruption of tensions within the country’s fragile unity government.

Afghan army sends reinforcements as Taliban close in on Lashkar Gah (11.08.2016)

The Taliban are closing in on Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, after a string of gains in recent weeks. Despite a drastic increase in US airstrikes, militants have captured territory a few miles from the city.

China forms antiterror alliance with Pakistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan (05.08.2016)

Known as the Quadrilateral Cooperation and Coordination Mechanism, the alliance is meant to bring together member states in areas of counterterrorism and intelligence, the army said.

Afghan forces 'lose ground' to Taliban (29.07.2016)

The Afghan government lost control of nearly 5 percent of its territory between January and May 2016, despite the delayed U.S. troop withdrawal, a new report from the top U.S. government watchdog says. The report, published by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, said the...