Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bomb kills 11 at police HQ in southern Afghanistan (AP) – 41th Edition

AP – A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 11 people in a city where Afghans have recently taken control of security. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit … Continue reading

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10 Afghan guards killed in coalition convoy attack (AFP) – 40th Edition

AFP – Ten Afghan guards from a private security company were killed in an attack on a convoy carrying supplies to foreign forces, a local official said Sunday. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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US commanders concerned about Ramadan fighting (AP) – 39th Edition

AP – The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has until mid-October to submit a plan for the initial withdrawal of American troops, decisions that may hinge in part on whether the latest surge in attacks continues through the holy month … Continue reading

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11 dead in suicide blast at Afghan police HQ (AFP) – 38th Edition

AFP – Ten policemen and a child have been killed after a suicide car bomber struck outside police headquarters in the southern city of Lashkar Gah, local officials have said. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Knife attack in China’s Xinjiang leaves seven dead (AFP) – 37th Edition

AFP – Seven people were killed and 28 others wounded by two knife-wielding assailants in China’s ethnically-tense Xinjiang region, authorities said Sunday, in the latest bout of unrest to hit the area. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine … Continue reading

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Hundreds march in New Delhi’s ‘SlutWalk’ (AP) – 36th Edition

AP – Hundreds gathered in India’s capital to protest sexual violence against women. New Delhi is the latest city to hold an international series of protests known as “SlutWalk.”By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Helmand blast kills 10 policemen, one child (Reuters) – 35th Edition

Reuters – A suicide attacker killed 10 Afghan policemen and a child in the southern city of Lashkar Gah on Sunday when he detonated a car bomb, the provincial governor’s spokesman said. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine … Continue reading

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Australia probes navy sex complaint (AFP) – 34th Edition

AFP – Australian police were Sunday investigating a sexual assault claim involving the military, reportedly focusing on a navy ship previously found to have a culture of predatory sexual behaviour. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Ex-Philippine president recovering after surgery (AP) – 33th Edition

AP – A spokeswoman says former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has been moved to a regular hospital room following a delicate cervical spine surgery last week.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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7 dead in attack in troubled NW China (AP) – 32th Edition

AP – Two knife-wielding men hijacked a truck in China’s restive northwest, then rammed the vehicle into a crowd and got out to attack the pedestrians, sparking clashes that killed seven people and injured 22, a police official said Sunday.By … Continue reading

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