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  Afghanistan timeline April 2004
In Kabul, Afghanistan's Deputy Minister for Refugees and Repatriation, Mohammad Naim Ghiacy hosted a meeting with an Iranian delegation led by Ahmed Hosseini and with UNHCR representatives Filippo Grandi and Philippe Lavanchy to discuss Afghan repatriation progress.
In Afghanistan, an explosive device detonated on the road to Kandahar airport as a U.N convoy passed.
At the opening in Kabul, Afghanistan of a three-day gathering of representatives of international donor countries, interim president Hamid Karzai announced a reduction in the size of his 30-person cabinet and a clarification of the responsibilities of each ministry.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/afghanistan_timeline_april_2004   (1604 words)

 April 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
April 3, 2004 - A bomb explosion in a Madrid flat kills a Spanish policeman and five terrorists suspected of responsibility for the Madrid train bombings on March 11.
April 8, 2004 - Former Japanese famous economist, professor at Waseda University graduate school Kazuhide Uekusa was arrested on the escalator of JR Shinagawa Station because of trying to peep under high school girl's skirt with his hand mirror.
April 17, 2004 - Israeli helicopters fire missiles at a convoy of vehicles in the Gaza Strip, killing the Gaza leader of Hamas, Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/April_2004   (841 words)

 Afghanistan timeline April 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Kabul, Afghanistan, Abdullah Shah was killed by firing squad, marking the first sanctioned execution in the country since the fall of the Taliban in late 2001.
On the Del Aram Road at the last checkpoint before Farah Province, Afghanistan, men riding in three station wagons fired rockets and machine gun when they were stopped at the checkpoint, killing eight Afghan National Army soldiers.
In Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, an Afghan National Army soldier was killed and antoher was injured when their vehicle hit a mine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_timeline_April_2004   (1564 words)

 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
April 3 - A bomb explosion in a Madrid flat kills a Spanish policeman and five terrorists suspected of responsibility for the Madrid train bombings on March 11.
April 17 - Israeli helicopters fire missiles at a convoy of vehicles in the Gaza Strip, killing the Gaza leader of Hamas, Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi.
April 21 - Mordechai Vanunu, who revealed an Israeli nuclear weapons programme in the 1980s, is released from prison in Israel after an 18 year term for treason.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/2/2004.htm   (4113 words)

 Freedom in the World 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Afghanistan entered a period of continuous civil conflict in 1978, when a Communist coup set out to transform this highly traditional society.
During the year, preparations commenced for the holding of elections in 2004 and the drafting of a new constitution, which was meant to be ratified at a CLJ held in December 2003.
The small numbers of non-Muslim residents in Afghanistan are now generally able to practice their faith, although Hindus and Sikhs have had difficulty in obtaining cremation grounds and building new institutions of worship.
www.freedomhouse.org /research/freeworld/2004/countryratings/afghanistan.htm   (2487 words)

 A Timeline of Oil and Violence - Afghanistan
Afghanistan's interim ruler Hamid Karzai and the Pakistan president agreed to revive plans (47a) for a trans-Afghanistan pipeline..
Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai to hold talks with his Pakistani and Turkmenistan counterparts (47c) regarding a pipeline from Turkmenistan, through Afghanistan, and through Pakistan to the coast.
The annual US Government estimate for opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan was released Nov. 2004 (49): approximately 206,700 hectares of poppy were grown in 2004, representing a 239% increase in production over 2003 estimates.
www.ringnebula.com /Oil/Timeline.htm   (1682 words)

 Body and Soul: How to unspin a web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
April 4, 2003: The 3rd Infantry Division entered the QaQaa facility and found "thousands of five-centimetre by 12-centimetre boxes" containing white powder which turned out to be "explosives." The Pentagon now says that none of the explosive material carried IAEA seals.
April 10, 2003: NBC News has reported that when the Army's 101st Airborne Division arrived at the site on April 10, they "did find large stockpiles of more conventional weapons, but no HMX or RDX." (Liberal Oasis has a complete transcript of the NBC report).
Oct 26, 2004 12:44:17 PM So many -- and not just in my 80% Republican region -- have made up their minds that any information coming out now which is prejudicial to Bush is the result of a media campaign to get him out of office.
bodyandsoul.typepad.com /blog/2004/10/spin.html   (2486 words)

 Timeline Afghanistan
Afghanistan has had three principal names each of which has lasted for centuries.
Plant remains at the foothill of the Hindu Kush mountains indicate, that North Afghanistan was one of the earliest places to domestic plants and animals.
The capital of Afghanistan was transferred from Kandahar to Kabul because of tribal opposition.
timelines.ws /countries/AFGHANISTAN.HTML   (14017 words)

 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
Afghanistan is bordered to the west by Iran, to the north by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and to the east and south by China and Pakistan.
Afghanistan constitutes a major watershed with the Oxus (Amu-Darya) rising on the north side of the Hindu Kush and flowing into central Asia, whereas on the south side several rivers form tributaries of the Indus.
After the November 2004 Presidential elections and Hamid Karzai's inauguration as the new President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan a new Afghan cabinet was announced on 23 December 2004.
www.fco.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1007029394365&a=KCountryProfile&aid=1018965292998   (3478 words)

 Moral Volcano
Afghanistan had been officially represented by the defunct government headed by Banruddin Rabbani and the Taliban greatly resented this.
Between 1992 and 1996, Afghanistan was in semi-anarchy, as the country was carved into individual fiefdoms by the warlords.
On 6 April 2003, Chalabi was airlifted to Nasiriyah, where his men enacted a welcoming party, which involved jumping and chanting, for the benefit of print and TV journalists.
vsubhash.blogspot.com /2004_08_01_vsubhash_archive.html   (12200 words)

 USAID Afghanistan: Weekly Report for April 16 - April 22, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Afghanistan suffers from one of the worst infant and maternal mortality rates in the world.
In September 2004, there were 7 hostile incidents directly affecting USAID related activities and 17 indirect hostile incidents affecting USAID activities.
In December 2004, there were 3 hostile incidents directly affecting USAID related activities and 4 indirect hostile incidents affecting USAID activities.
www.usaid.gov /locations/asia_near_east/afghanistan/weeklyreports/042205_report.html   (854 words)

 Center for Cooperative Research
The timeline on the United States’ use of incendiary weapons has been updated.
The timeline on the forged documents has been updated to include recently reported information.
Several new entries have been added to the Iraq timeline and a new category has been added on prewar aerial attacks against strategic targets in the Iraq “no-fly” zones.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /index.jsp   (414 words)

 The History Guy: The Third Persian Gulf War (2003)
April 7: British forces reach the center of Basra and declare the city is under Coalition control.
Between mid-April, 2003 and early April, 2004, most hostile actions were between the Coalition forces and the old Saddam holdouts and a growing Sunni resistance.
Then, on April 4, 2004, as American troops were already engaged with Sunni insurgents in Fallujah, an uprising was launched by the Shiite Mahdi Army, a militia organized and led by a Shiite cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr.
www.historyguy.com /GulfWar2.html   (2417 words)

 Townhall.com :: Columns :: How 9-11 happened by Ann Coulter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
On April 5, 1986, a West Berlin discotheque frequented by U.S. servicemen was bombed by Muslim extremists from the Libyan Embassy in East Berlin, killing an American.
Clinton responded by bombing Afghanistan and Sudan, severely damaging a camel and an aspirin factory.
Democrats opposed it all — except their phony support for war with Afghanistan, which they immediately complained about and said would be a Vietnam quagmire.
www.townhall.com /columnists/anncoulter/ac20040401.shtml   (1022 words)

 Taliban Timeline
Munguia was the first foreign aid worker killed in Afghanistan since the Taliban was deposed.
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld claims that most of Afghanistan is now secure and that American forces had moved from major combat operations to stabilization and reconstruction projects.
Between 70 and 100 Taliban fighters were killed during a week of clashes in Afghanistan's southeastern Zabul province.
www.infoplease.com /spot/taliban-time.html   (1741 words)

 Complete 911 Timeline
We have also mapped the relationships between the events in the 911 timeline and the entities that are associated with those events.
Now, by clicking the name of an entity mentioned in a timeline entry, you can view a chronology of all events in which that entity was an active participant.
I began working on this timeline after I saw the excellent timeline at the From the Wilderness website and began adding to it.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /project.jsp?project=911_project   (1580 words)

 CNN.com - Afghans vote in historic election - Oct 8, 2004
KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Afghans have begun heading to the polls in the country's first direct democratic election, almost three years after the hard-line Taliban regime was ousted by a U.S.-led military campaign.
In June 2002, Karzai was elected to a two-year term by the loya jirga, or grand council, a traditional gathering of Afghanistan's tribal leaders to resolve issues of national importance.
He is from the majority Pashtuns, the traditional rulers of Afghanistan, but also the source of the Taliban's support.
www.cnn.com /2004/WORLD/asiapcf/10/08/afghanistan.elections   (807 words)

 Lotus - Surviving a Dark Time
Sadr did not suddenly appear out of nowhere in April and measuring his status now requires a comparison with that he held before the confrontation started, not with that of three or four days ago.
On April 2, Secretary of State Colin Powell admitted that claims about Iraqi mobile bioweapons labs he made in his UN Security Council speech were based on information that was not "solid." Now he's gone beyond that.
He was seen between then and April 10 both by a Chilean journalist friend and the staff at the hotel where he was staying.
whoviating.blogspot.com /2004_05_01_whoviating_archive.html   (13565 words)

When dozens of U.S. soldiers were slain in gun battles with fighters in the Afghan mountains, public opinion polls showed the nation overwhelmingly opposed to Bush's action.
Bush justified his attack on Afghanistan, and the detention of 19 men of Arab descent who had entered the country legally, on grounds of intelligence reports suggesting an imminent, devastating attack on the United States.
The president fired Rice immediately after her admission, but this did little to quell public anger regarding the war in Afghanistan.
www.tnr.com /easterbrook.mhtml?pid=1545   (522 words)

 Chronology of early astronomy,mechanics and spaceflight
Dates in fl are from the history of society and technology, and are meant to provide a broader context for the dates of the basic list.
--> For a timeline of the exploration of the
2004, January---NASA successfully lands two remotely controlled rovers on the surface of Mars, more sophisticated than "Sojourner" landed in 1997.
www-spof.gsfc.nasa.gov /stargaze/Stimelin.htm   (4068 words)

 Timelines : Eyes Wide Open Exhibit : AFSC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Much of Afghanistan’s significance in the Caspian region in Central Asia stems from its geographical position as a potential transit route for oil and natural gas exports from Central Asia to the Arabian Sea.
In January 1998, an agreement was signed between Pakistan, Turkmenistan, and the Taliban to arrange funding for an 890-mile, $2-billion pipeline project to transport gas from to Pakistan.
Senior defense officials disclose that a Pentagon audit found that Halliburton may have overcharged the Army by $1.09 per gallon for nearly 57 million gallons of gasoline delivered to citizens in Iraq.
www.afsc.org /eyes/timeline.htm   (876 words)

 Afghanistan, 2004 Timeline
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Afghanistan is hosting 2 days of talks on its illegal drug industry which in 2003 accounted for 90% of heroin in Europe
US Secretary of State is in Afghanistan as a drive is under way against al-Qaeda and Taleban on both sides of the border
www.mapreport.com /years/2004/countries/afghanistan.html   (511 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Country profiles | Timeline: Afghanistan
Karzai picks members of his administration which is to serve until 2004.
2004 September - Rocket fired at helicopter carrying President Karzai misses its target; it is the most serious attempt on his life since September 2002.
2004 October/November - Presidential elections: Hamid Karzai is declared the winner, with 55% of the vote.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/south_asia/newsid_1162000/1162108.stm   (1204 words)

 History of Women in Sports Timeline - 2004
2004 - The National Women's Party presents the 2004 Alice Award to Billie Jean King for her contributions to women in sports through lobbying for Title IX, founding the Women’s Sports Foundation, and for her dedication to ensuring equality and leadership opportunities for women and girls in all facets of their lives.
Afghanistan, a country previously banned from the games because of its cruel gender apartheid, brought three women runners to compete - even the bearer of the Afghan flag in the opening ceremonies was a woman.
2004 - Kelly Albin, a lacrosse player from the University of California-Davis, is selected as the NCAA Woman of the Year for her excellence in academics, athletics and community service.
www.northnet.org /stlawrenceaauw/time15.htm   (3238 words)

 Porphyrogenitus: April 04, 2004 - April 10, 2004 Archives
They faulted Bush for going to war when he did, called Afghanistan a quagmire, faulted us for bombing during Ramadan, claimed massive civilian casualties were not only a likely result but an intended one, and generally complained the whole time and nitpicked at every opportunity.
One can look at the situation in Kosovo (again) or Afghanistan, where the UN is fully involved but the situations hardly problem-free.
It also ignores Afghanistan - where they make similar complaints and demand we put more troops and resources in, neatly side-stepping the fact that Afghanistan is internationalized but the amount of help the "international community" has provided is actually less than the coalition members have sent to Iraq.
www.porphyrogenitus.net /archives/week_2004_04_04.html   (8572 words)

 for_sv's Blog
He was undoubtedly one of the most influential masters of the latter 20th century, yet outside elite art circles, the German-born talent is largely unknown.
The troops sent to Iraq were trained to operate in a terrain such as Afghanistan’s.
The Adopt a Blog project is not a political agenda seeking to oppose the PRC or its policies.
forsv.blogspot.com /2004_04_01_forsv_archive.html   (8250 words)

 Under Homeland Security | ColorLines | Spring 2003
From March through April, the FBI conducts almost 11,000 “voluntary interviews” with Iraqi Americans and Iraqi nationals to gather information that might be helpful for the war on Iraq.
As of May 26, 2004, Bush and Congress have provided $191 billion for wars on Iraq, Afghanistan and defensive military operations at home.
This amount constitutes double today’s equivalent of $84 billion spent on the Persian Gulf War in 1991—and excludes the $25 billion Bush requested this month for Iraq and Afghanistan next year and the $41 billion spent on DHS this year.
www.arc.org /C_Lines/CLArchive/timeline.shtml   (4149 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | 2004: Review of the year
In late April a series of photos emerged showing US forces allegedly abusing Iraqi detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad.
The abduction and murder of foreigners became a common terror tactic in Iraq in 2004.
Hamid Karzai the man who had been leading Afghanistan since the fall of the Taleban won Afghanistan's first presidential election.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/4091599.stm   (2758 words)

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