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  The City Of Ghazni
Capital of Ghazni province with a population of 35,900 on the Lora River.
Ghazni's strong fortress was taken by the British in 1839 and 1842 during the Afghan Wars.
Ghazni's early history is obscure; it has probably existed at least since the 7th century.
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 Search: Ghazni - FOX News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ghazni (Persian:) is a city in central Afghanistan, situated on a plateau at 7280 feet (2219 m) abov...
Ghazni is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.
Ghazni was the center of south central Asia while it was the capital of the Ghaznavid Empire (994-1160).
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 Afghan Resistance Attacks Against US Continue US Base Hit With Missiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Two police officers died and one was hurt on Sunday by a remote control device in Sia-sang, a village in restive Uruzgan province, provincial governor Jan Mohammed said.
Police chief of Nangarhar province have claimed to arrest two suspected Pakistani nationals Niaz Gul and Naveed from Chatrob area, while they were roaming in the area in police uniform.
Ghazni education department chief Fatema Mushtaq said she did not have any concrete information about the spread of the threatening letters.
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 Aid worker's murder tarnishes Afghan province | csmonitor.com
GHAZNI, AFGHANISTAN - The murder of a French UN aid worker Sunday by two Afghans on a motorcycle has dealt a setback to one of the few Pashtun regions to flourish in the last two years.
Ghazni has stood out from nearby provinces along the border with Pakistan, not only as relatively calm, but also as a glimmer of civil society in an otherwise anarchic landscape.
Sources close to the governor say that he is a millionaire and was one of the first Northern Alliance commanders to be paid by the US government to assist in the overthrow of the Taliban in late 2001.
www.csmonitor.com /2003/1119/p07s02-wosc.htm   (886 words)

 Ghazni on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Aid worker's murder tarnishes Afghan province; A death and a bombing prompted UN cutbacks this week in Ghazni and in provinces along the Pakistan border.(WORLD)
Ghazni, dans le sud-est de l'Afghanistan L'explosion d'une cache d'armes jeudi près de Ghazni, dans le sud-est de l'Afghan.
Bettina Goislard (G) en entrevue à Ghazni Les deux assassins d'une employée française du HCR tuée le 16 novembre à Ghazni,.
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GHAZNI, Afghanistan—Intercepted phone calls show Taliban commanders have been orchestrating deadly attacks here and in other parts of Afghanistan from a safe haven across the border in Pakistan, a senior Afghan intelligence official told The Associated Press.
It was here in Ghazni province that four workers for a Danish charity were executed by Taliban rebels on Sept. 8; here where three Red Crescent workers met a similar fate in August.
In Ghazni, Mohammed Chaos Aolya, the director of the Red Crescent Society here, said police were slow to react when he received an urgent phone call on Aug. 13 from a frantic worker injured in the Taliban attack.
www.bakusun.az /cgi-bin/ayten/bakusun/show.cgi?code=3096   (590 words)

 DefendAmerica News - Conference Focuses on Future of Region
GHAZNI, Afghanistan, Dec. 7, 2004 — Five Afghan provincial governors met here for a two-day conference Dec. 1 and 2 to discuss issues of concern for their region of the country.
The governors of Ghazni, Paktia, Khost, Logar and Wardak provinces attended the conference, which was held at the Ghazni governor’s guesthouse.
Merajudin Patan, governor of Khost province (left), has a conversation with M. Aman Alime, governor of Logar province, during a break in the governors conference Dec. 2 in Ghazni, Afghanistan.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/Dec2004/a120704d.html   (740 words)

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GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan — Their engines roaring, the big helicopters lifted off from Bagram Air Base near Kabul and climbed over the mountains Wednesday, the shadows of their rotors flashing over the dun-colored peaks.
An hour later, the helicopters landed without incident and the soldiers filed into Camp Ghazni, a small, concrete-walled compound where the Virginia guardsmen are replacing the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment.
Army intelligence and Marine officers say that Ghazni Province is a mixture of pro-American and pro-Taliban public sentiment.
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GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Virginia Army National Guardsmen will hold a memorial service today for two of their colleagues killed Saturday when a remote-controlled bomb struck their Humvee while they patrolled a southern part of the province.
As the guardsmen grieved at Camp Ghazni and Camp Tiger - outposts located about 140 miles southwest of Kabul, the Afghan capital - back in the Shenandoah Valley, 3rd Battalion families gathered privately Sunday to support and console one another.
A memorial service was scheduled for today at Camp Ghazni for the soldiers, both of whom were longtime members of the 3rd Battalion.
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 Navy SEALs.com - Articles: Viewing Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ghazni province, southwest of Kabul, has been on the front lines of the recent violence, and many residents say the local government and security officials have been unable or unwilling to end the insurgency.
It was in Ghazni province that four workers for a Danish charity were executed by Taliban rebels Sept. 8 and that three Red Crescent workers met a similar fate in August.
The brother of Baluchistan's health minister was arrested this month for alleged Taliban ties and was accused of plotting to kill a relative of the governor of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, which borders Baluchistan.
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 BBC NEWS | South Asia | More Afghan children die in raids
News of the deaths came shortly after the US apologised for killing nine children in a separate raid in the neighbouring province of Ghazni.
During the Ghazni raid, an A-10 ground attack aircraft opened fire at a figure thought to be that of a militant leader, Mullah Wazir.
Hamid Karzai said on Wednesday he had sent his own investigators to Ghazni but the president, a key US ally, was careful not to apportion blame.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/south_asia/3305837.stm   (643 words)

 USATODAY.com - U.S. forces kill three Afghans at checkpoint in Ghazni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The deaths, the latest in a string of civilian casualties at the hands of U.S. forces in the past year, were likely to spark anger in a population that often views American soldiers as heavy-handed and overagressive.
The deaths occurred on a road in Ghazni province at about 9 p.m.
The next day, nine children were found dead in a field after an attack by an A-10 ground attack on a village in neighboring Ghazni province.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-08-22-us-afghan_x.htm   (625 words)

 Media coverage of Afghan Friends Network
With an estimated 150,000 residents, Ghazni is about the same size as Hayward and similarly known for its diversity, with Pashtuns, Hazaras, Tajiks and other ethnic groups living side by side.
The vocational school in Ghazni was funded by a donation from Afghans4Tomorrow, a group of Afghan American citizens who contribute to reconstruction and development projects in Afghanistan.
This month, she gave her frequent flier miles to the governor of the province of Ghazni, Asadullah Khaled, so that he could fly to Hayward and tour a medical clinic, Tyrrell Elementary School and California State University-Hayward.
www.afghanfriends.net /media.html   (6127 words)

 DefenseLINK News: Team Brings Progress to Afghanistan's Ghazni Province
GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan, Aug. 28, 2004 —— In many regions of Afghanistan, provincial reconstruction teams are helping the people rebuild their war-torn country.
Soldiers from the Ghazni provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan talk with villagers in the province.
By helping the local population to develop in any way they can, the PRT is building strong bonds with their neighbors in Ghazni.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Aug2004/n08272004_2004082708.html   (547 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | US soldier killed in Afghanistan
In a separate incident, two other US soldiers were wounded by a roadside bomb in Ghazni province.
Also in Ghazni province, suspected Taleban militants killed a doctor and a bystander in an attack on a clinic.
Police reached the area and arrested two of the militants who were injured in the clash, according to Ghazni province governor Haji Sher Alam.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/4134308.stm   (345 words)

The air strike in Ghazni Province also killed one man who was not the intended target, "The New York Times" reported on 8 December.
Wardak said that four of Afghanistan's 32 provinces have elected their delegates, with the rest of the provinces expected to complete delegate selection on 8 December.
Police in Yazd Province on 6 December arrested the "main suspects" in the previous day's attack on a visiting parliamentarian, IRNA reported.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2003/12/6-SWA/swa-081203.asp?po=y   (1898 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Major post-Taliban attacks on foreigners in Afghanistan
Sept 10: Four Afghan employees of a Danish refugee agency die in an ambush in Ghazni province, about 150 kilometres from Kabul.
June 10: Eleven Chinese nationals are killed in their sleep in an attack on their compound in northeastern Kunduz province.
March 7: Briton Steve MacQueen, who was working as an advisor to the Afghan government, is shot dead in his car in a drive-by attack in the diplomatic area of Kabul.
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 DefenseLINK News: Coalition Forces Destroy Rocket in Ghazni Province
Coalition forces destroyed a rocket pointed at a forward operating base in Ghazni province today.
Residents advised Afghan National Army soldiers of the rocket, in the province's Ghazni district.
In a separate incident, also in Ghazni district, a village elder reported the location of a mortar round to Afghan National Police officers who recovered the round and delivered it to coalition forces.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Apr2006/20060406_4733.html   (167 words)

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The purpose of the visits was to improve health conditions in the province by vaccinating, deworming and providing basic medical care to people and livestock.
Unusual Iron Age steles discovered in Ardebil Province Tehran Times Culture Desk TEHRAN -- Over 500 stone steles bearing images of faces of men and women with no mouths were recently discovered at Shahr Yeri in Ardebil Province, the director of the team of archaeologists working at the site announced on Tuesday.
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 Internews - News - Radio Jaghori Opens in Ghazni Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A news announcer on air at the new community radio station in Ghazni Province.
(February 4, 2005) The sounds of a free and blossoming media are now broadcast from a hill in Ghazni Province from where Mujahideen fighters once launched rockets.
The building housing Radio Jaghori, in Jaghori District, housed a faction of these fighters during the civil war in the 1990s.
www.internews.org /news/2005/20050204_afghan.html   (313 words)

 Afghanistan on the Eve of Parliamentary and Provincial Elections: Appendix A:  List of Attacks on Candidates
 Akhtar Mohammad Tolwak, a representative in the 2002 Emergency Loya Jirga and 2003 Constitutional Loya Jirga, was shot dead in Ghazni province on May 11 when his vehicle was ambushed.
2.  Mohammad Wali, a provincial council candidate in Uruzgon province, wasshot and killed on June 22.  The governor of Uruzgon, Jan Mohammad Khan, claimed that the Taliban carried out the attack.
 Haji Atiqullah, a candidate for the Wolesi Jirga, was shot dead on August 27, in Uruzgon province.  Taliban spokesman Latif Hakimi said the Taliban was responsible for the attack.
www.hrw.org /backgrounder/asia/afghanistan0905/4.htm   (480 words)

 Aid worker's murder tarnishes Afghan province | csmonitor.com
GHAZNI, AFGHANISTAN – The murder of a French UN aid worker Sunday by two Afghans on a motorcycle has dealt a setback to one of the few Pashtun regions to flourish in the last two years.
PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR: Haji Asadullah at his offices in Ghazni City, Afghanistan.
He's seen as a possible successor to President Hamid Karzai.
www.csmonitor.com /2003/1119/p07s02-wosc.html   (945 words)

 ITAR-TASS: TLIABAN TROOPS ORDERED TO LEAVE PROVINCE OF GHAZNI@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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CAIRO, Nov 15, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Taliban religious leader Mohamnad Omar has ordered the troops loyal to him to leave the province of Ghazni in the east of Afghanistan.
This material is published under license from the publisher through ProQuest Information and Learning Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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