Tagged: Kabul

Afghanistan: increased commitment needed

Norway calls on the Afghan government to demonstrate a genuine interest to fulfil basic and crucial commitments towards its people and the international community. If not, President Karzai’s new administration may risk losing support....

Norwegian officers escape Kabul bomb attack

On August 15, about 20 Norwegian officers escaped unharmed when a suicide car bomb went off near the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) military headquarters in the heart Kabul. Seven people were killed, and nearly 100 others were wounded....

Kai Eide visits US detention facilities at Bagram

The UN Special Representative for Afghanistan, Kai Eide, visited US military detention facilities at Bagram this past week as part of ongoing efforts to examine conditions for detainees. The visit was part of a...

Fallen Norwegian Reporter Honored at Newseum in DC

Carsten Thomassen’s name added to slain journalists memorial in Washington D.C. The journalism and free speech museum, called the Newseum, has rededicated its Journalism Memorial with an additional 77 journalists, who were killed while...