Articles by Fisnik Abrashi

Obama Pledges Support to Afghanistan

  • 21 July 08
  • The Associated Press
U.S. presidential contender Barack Obama pledged steadfast aid to Afghanistan in talks with its Western-backed leader Sunday and vowed to pursue the war on terror ""with vigor"" if he is elected, an Afghan official said.

U.S. Convoy Hit By Car Bomb

  • 20 March 07
  • The Associated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide car bomber exploded his car next to a three-vehicle U.S. Embassy convoy on a busy road in Kabul on Monday, killing an Afghan teenager and wounding five embassy security personnel, officials said.

70 Insurgents Killed by NATO-Led Retaliation

  • 30 October 06
  • The Associated Press
NATO and Afghan troops killed 70 suspected militants who attacked a military base in southern Afghanistan, while a roadside blast killed one NATO soldier and wounded eight others, the alliance said Sunday.

Iraqis Take Legal Custody of Hussein

  • 01 July 04
  • The Associated Press
Iraq's new authorities took legal control of Saddam Hussein and 11 others Wednesday, a government statement said, setting the stage for a court appearance for the former dictator to face war crimes charges on his 24 years in power.

Abu Ghraib Declared a Crime Scene

  • 22 June 04
  • The Associated Press
A U.S. military judge Monday declared the notorious Abu Ghraib prison a crime scene that cannot be dismantled -- as President George W. Bush had offered -- and denied defense motions to move the trial of soldiers accused of abusing prisoners there out of Iraq.

Annan: Iraq Has Right To Fire in No-Fly Zone

  • 20 November 02
  • The Associated Press
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday that recent Iraqi attacks on U.S. and British planes in the so-called no-fly zone did not constitute a violation of the recently passed tough UN Security Council resolution on Iraq.

Putin Slams Albanian 'Terrorists'

  • 18 June 01
  • The Associated Press
President Vladimir Putin made an unscheduled stop in Kosovo on Sunday after blaming ethnic-Albanian ""terrorists"" there for most of the region’s instability.

Kosovo Chief Vows To Improve Police