Pakistani fertilizer fuels Afghan bombs
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US counterterror chief: al-Qaida on ‘steady slide’
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Former Norway PM censures officials’ terror readiness
Security forces killed and captured several Taliban fighters in Helmand, Zabul, Khost, and Wardak. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the east.
Ramzan Kadyrov, the President of the Chechen Republic, vowed to carry out a harsh response to those who who killed nine people in Grozny yesterday. Kadyrov described the three suicide bombers as “zombified bandits” and “the devil incarnate.”
Prime Minister Maliki said the US would pull out its troops from Iraq by the end of December 2011. Iraq closed down its airspace due to “a potential danger threatening the airport’s and airplanes safety.”