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Summary.     Click for More > Karzai elected head of state U.S. bomb hits wedding party  At least 20 people were killed and more than 60 injured when a plane dropped a bomb as celebrants fired into the air Vice president shot dead  Gunmen have shot dead Haji Abdul Qadir and his driver outside the gates of a government ministry Report: Bin Laden alive 26 killed in explosion in Jalalabad U.S. general backs probe of mass graves Mass graves raise questions   Karzai escapes assassin  Kandahar governor wounded; gunman wore army uniform the new Afghan army. A bodyguard and shooter were killed Explosions in Kabul kill at least 15 Karzai orders security review U.S. blames civilian deaths on ground fire Helicopter crashes near Kabul airport
Taleban prisoners released Blair visits Afghanistan Donors pledge Afghan aid Taleban foreign minister surrenders Kabul mob kills minister US helicopter shot down. 7 killed 5 peacekeepers die in blast Fierce battle for al-Qaeda stronghold Quake kills 2,000 Kabul joy as ex-king returns  87-year-old Zahir Shah has returned from Italy accompanied by Karzai amid tight security after almost 30 years of exile Former king opened loya jirga
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  Mohammed Zahir Shah has told a traditional gathering that he wants to adopt a democratic system based on Islam
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Taleban prisoners released  260 prisoners freed from Kabul prison. Each given 500,000 afghanis ($20) by the Red Cross 'Omar handover' is negotiating Taleban envoy detained by US   Blair visits Afghanistan  UK Prime Minister has become the first world leader to visit Afghanistan and to meet Karzai since the fall of the Taleban 3 Taleban ministers surrender Powell boost for new Afghan leader Donors pledge Afghan aid  An international conference to coordinate aid for Afghanistan is trying to find $10bn Annan arrives to back Afghan leaders US raids siege hospital Geneva Conventions apply to Taliban Taleban foreign minister surrenders  US forces are questioning Wakil Ahmad Mutawakil, the highest-ranking Taleban official so far to be taken into custody Karzai frees 300 Taleban soldiers Kabul mob kills minister  Pilgrims have beaten to death Civil Aviation Minister A. Rahman after rumours that he had cancelled a flight to Saudi Arabia 3 arrested over minister killing Caves hit with pressure bombs US helicopter shot down. 7 killed  10 US soldiers were wounded. MH-47 special operations Chinook helicopter crash-landed after being hit and was then attacked 5 peacekeepers die in blast  3 Danish and 2 German soldiers have died in an explosion while destroying anti-aircraft missiles at an ammunition dump Fierce battle for al-Qaeda stronghold  The United States military is pouring fresh troops, attack helicopters into an area of eastern Afghanistan Earthquakes kill at least 100 Quake kills 2,000  Series of earthquakes struck remote northern province of Baghlan. Up to 20,000 had been left homeless Kabul joy as ex-king returns


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March 2002 ... more > Top ^
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Mar.8  Mountain battle rages on
 Bad weather slows battle
Mar.10  US scales down offensive
Mar.12  Shah-e-Kot Valley battle 'over'
Mar.15  Allies searching caves
Mar.16  Bush sends books to Afghanistan
Mar.18  Operation Anaconda 'over'
Mar.19  Refugees flood home
Mar.20  Al-Qaeda suspects to get more rights
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Mar.27  Hunt for quake survivors
 Afghanistan mourns quake victims
Mar.29  Quake aid efforts hit bad weather


April 2002 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2  UK marines arrive
Apr.3  New scheme for repatriation
Apr.4  Mass arrests of Kabul 'plotters'
Apr.6  Kabul plays down 'coup attempt'
 Rockets fired at Kabul peacekeepers
Apr.8  Pashtuns 'targeted in violence'
Apr.9  US soldier killed in grenade attack
Apr.12  Dozens killed in quake
Apr.15  4 US troops die in blast
Apr.17  Afghan king heads home
 
  87-year-old Zahir Shah has returned from Italy accompanied by Karzai amid tight security after almost 30 years of exile
 US bomb kills Canadians troops Apr.19  Aid plea as refugees pour back Apr.27 Fierce clash as Rumsfeld visits Apr.28  Karzai urges Afghans to come home

May 2002 ... more > Top ^
May.2  New war grave revealed May.11  Marines destroy al-Qaeda arms dump May.13  EU 'horror' at jail conditions May.16  Marines in fire fight May.17  Virus: 20 more cases  Troops scour mountains May.19  US soldier killed

June 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jun.8  45 refugees killed in bus crash Jun.9  Last-minute delay to loya jirga Jun.10  Ex-king to open loya jirga Jun.11   Former king opened loya jirga
  Mohammed Zahir Shah has told a traditional gathering that he wants to adopt a democratic system based on Islam
 Loya jirga completed its first session Jun.12  Brawl, walkouts mar loya jirga US aircraft crashes Jun.13  Karzai nominated as head of state     Karzai elected head of state  Karzai received more than 80% of the votes of loya jirga. His closest rival was a woman Jun.15  Agencies threaten pullout Jun.19  Karzai names key Cabinet ministers Jun.24 Karzai swears in cabinet Jun.28 Fatal explosions believed accidental  Rocket attack behind ammo depot blast

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Jul.1   U.S. bomb hits wedding party
  At least 20 people were killed and more than 60 injured when a plane dropped a bomb as celebrants fired into the air
 Probe into wedding party bombing Jul.2  Bush offers condolences to Afghans Jul.4  Protest over wedding party bombing Jul.6   Vice president shot dead
  Gunmen have shot dead Haji Abdul Qadir and his driver outside the gates of a government ministry
Jul.7 Hunt begins for assassins Jul.13     Report: Bin Laden alive  Osama is in between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the head of BND foreign intelligence network said in a newspaper interview Jul.15  Wedding incident still mistery Jul.18  U.S. breaks up Afghan firefight Jul.21  US condemned for Afghan blunders  Afghan refugees to be deported Jul.22  U.S. called in to help guard Afghan head  Pentagon refutes wedding bomb report Jul.26  Pentagon denies report of U.S. casualties Jul.29 Assassination plot averted Jul.30  bin Laden bodyguard captured

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Aug.1  Remote-controlled robot searches caves Aug.2  Ethnic fighting erupts  Karzai denies U.S. air raid cover-up Aug.8  U.S. soldier shot in ambush Aug.9   26 killed in explosion in Jalalabad  A powerful blast rocked a building belonging to a construction company. Explosion had gone off in a parked car Aug.16  Weapons caches found Aug.18  FM Abdullah certain bin Laden is alive Tapes on bin Laden's network
Aug.19 1998 Tape: bin Laden's declares war Aug.21  U.N.: Massacre probe up to Afghans Aug.22 Minister attacks aid abuse Aug.25   U.S. general backs probe of mass graves  Gen. Franks supports an investigation into allegations that Taliban prisoners suffocated and were dumped into mass graves  Blast causes minor damage in Kabul Aug.26  Coalition mission nets Taliban weapons Aug.29   Mass graves raise questions  Ther are questions about what happened to prisoners after they were captured by Northern Alliance

September 2002 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2  'Secret Army' vows revenge Sep.5     Karzai escapes assassin
  Kandahar governor wounded; gunman wore army uniform the new Afghan army. A bodyguard and shooter were killed
  Explosions in Kabul kill at least 15  Most of the casualties were caused by a massive secondary blast outside the Ministry of Information and Culture  Karzai attacker 'from Taleban area'     Karzai orders security review  President says there will be urgent discussions about his security following the attempt on his life Sep.6   U.S. blames civilian deaths on ground fire  The investigation into airstrikes at wedding party blames anti-aircraft fire from the ground that provoked gunship to respond Sep.7  Taliban blamed in Karzai attack Sep.10  Bin Laden's 9/11 reaction revealed  U.S. forces capture al Qaeda financier Sep.12  Taleban leader 'will free Afghanistan' Sep.20  U.S. base attacked Sep.28  Blast injures 2 near U.S. Embassy

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Oct.2  U.S. troops destroy giant weapons cache Oct.18 Coalition find weapons, WTC poster Oct.29 Freed detainees describe treatment Oct.31 Pregnancy death rate soars

November 2002 ... more > Top ^
Nov.11 Campus protests turn violent


December 2002 ... more > Top ^
Dec.12 Suicide squads trained to hit Afghanistan
Dec.21     Helicopter crashes near Kabul airport  An International Security Assistance Force helicopter has crashed killing 5 German peacekeepers and 2 children Dec.26 CIA using 'stress and duress' interrogation Dec.28 2 Afghan soldiers killed in blast


Taleban prisoners released  260 prisoners freed from Kabul prison. Each given 500,000 afghanis ($20) by the Red Cross 'Omar handover' is negotiating Taleban envoy detained by US 3 Taleban ministers surrender US raids siege hospital Karzai frees 300 Taleban soldiers Caves hit with pressure bombs US helicopter shot down. 7 killed  10 US soldiers were wounded. MH-47 special operations Chinook helicopter crash-landed after being hit and was then attacked 5 peacekeepers die in blast  3 Danish and 2 German soldiers have died in an explosion while destroying anti-aircraft missiles at an ammunition dump Fierce battle for al-Qaeda stronghold  The United States military is pouring fresh troops, attack helicopters into an area of eastern Afghanistan Fierce clash as Rumsfeld visits US aircraft crashes U.S. bomb hits wedding party




Afghanistan, 2002 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2002
Jan.3
Jan.3
Jan.5
Jan.8
Jan.27
Feb.9
Mar.2
Mar.4
Mar.6
Mar.7
Mar.8  Mountain battle rages on
Mar.8  Bad weather slows battle
Mar.10  US scales down offensive
Mar.12  Shah-e-Kot Valley battle 'over'
Mar.15  Allies searching caves
Mar.18  Operation Anaconda 'over'
Apr.2  UK marines arrive
Apr.6  Kabul plays down 'coup attempt'
Apr.6  Rockets fired at Kabul peacekeepers
Apr.9  US soldier killed in grenade attack
Apr.15  4 US troops die in blast
Apr.17  US bomb kills Canadians troops
Apr.27
May.2  New war grave revealed
May.11  Marines destroy al-Qaeda arms dump
May.16  Marines in fire fight
May.17  Virus: 20 more cases
May.17  Troops scour mountains
May.19  US soldier killed
Jun.12
Jul.1
  At least 20 people were killed and more than 60 injured when a plane dropped a bomb as celebrants fired into the air
Jul.1  Probe into wedding party bombing Jul.15  Wedding incident still mistery Jul.18  U.S. breaks up Afghan firefight Jul.21  US condemned for Afghan blunders Jul.22  U.S. called in to help guard Afghan head Jul.22  Pentagon refutes wedding bomb report Jul.26  Pentagon denies report of U.S. casualties Aug.1  Remote-controlled robot searches caves Aug.2  Ethnic fighting erupts Aug.8  U.S. soldier shot in ambush Aug.16  Weapons caches found Aug.21  U.N.: Massacre probe up to Afghans Aug.25 U.S. general backs probe of mass graves  Gen. Franks supports an investigation into allegations that Taliban prisoners suffocated and were dumped into mass graves Aug.26  Coalition mission nets Taliban weapons Aug.29 Mass graves raise questions  Ther are questions about what happened to prisoners after they were captured by Northern Alliance Sep.2  'Secret Army' vows revenge Sep.5   Karzai orders security review  President says there will be urgent discussions about his security following the attempt on his life Sep.6 U.S. blames civilian deaths on ground fire  The investigation into airstrikes at wedding party blames anti-aircraft fire from the ground that provoked gunship to respond Sep.10  U.S. forces capture al Qaeda financier Sep.20  U.S. base attacked Oct.2  U.S. troops destroy giant weapons cache Dec.21   Helicopter crashes near Kabul airport
  An International Security Assistance Force helicopter has crashed killing 5 German peacekeepers and 2 children Dec.26 CIA using 'stress and duress' interrogation Dec.28 2 Afghan soldiers killed in blast



Afghanistan, 2002 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2002 Mar.4 US helicopter shot down. 7 killed  10 US soldiers were wounded. MH-47 special operations Chinook helicopter crash-landed after being hit and was then attacked Mar.6 5 peacekeepers die in blast  3 Danish and 2 German soldiers have died in an explosion while destroying anti-aircraft missiles at an ammunition dump Mar.25 Earthquakes kill at least 100
Mar.26 Quake kills 2,000
  Series of earthquakes struck remote northern province of Baghlan. Up to 20,000 had been left homeless Mar.27  Hunt for quake survivors Mar.27  Afghanistan mourns quake victims Mar.29  Quake aid efforts hit bad weather Apr.12  Dozens killed in quake Apr.15  4 US troops die in blast Apr.19  Aid plea as refugees pour back May.17  Virus: 20 more cases Jun.8  45 refugees killed in bus crash Jun.12 US aircraft crashes Jun.28 Fatal explosions believed accidental Aug.9 26 killed in explosion in Jalalabad  A powerful blast rocked a building belonging to a construction company. Explosion had gone off in a parked car Oct.31 Pregnancy death rate soars Dec.21   Helicopter crashes near Kabul airport  An International Security Assistance Force helicopter has crashed killing 5 German peacekeepers and 2 children



Afghanistan, 2002 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2002 Feb.7 Geneva Conventions apply to Taliban
Feb.8 Taleban foreign minister surrenders  US forces are questioning Wakil Ahmad Mutawakil, the highest-ranking Taleban official so far to be taken into custody Feb.14 Kabul mob kills minister  Pilgrims have beaten to death Civil Aviation Minister A. Rahman after rumours that he had cancelled a flight to Saudi Arabia Feb.15 3 arrested over minister killing Mar.20  Al-Qaeda suspects to get more rights Apr.4  Mass arrests of Kabul 'plotters' Apr.8  Pashtuns 'targeted in violence' May.13  EU 'horror' at jail conditions Jun.28  Rocket attack behind ammo depot blast Jul.6 Vice president shot dead
  Gunmen have shot dead Haji Abdul Qadir and his driver outside the gates of a government ministry
Jul.7 Hunt begins for assassins Jul.13   Report: Bin Laden alive  Osama is in between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the head of BND foreign intelligence network said in a newspaper interview Jul.29 Assassination plot averted Jul.30  bin Laden bodyguard captured Aug.18  FM Abdullah certain bin Laden is alive Aug.18 Tapes on bin Laden's network Aug.19 1998 Tape: bin Laden's declares war Aug.21  U.N.: Massacre probe up to Afghans Aug.25 U.S. general backs probe of mass graves  Gen. Franks supports an investigation into allegations that Taliban prisoners suffocated and were dumped into mass graves Aug.25  Blast causes minor damage in Kabul Sep.5   Karzai escapes assassin
  Kandahar governor wounded; gunman wore army uniform the new Afghan army. A bodyguard and shooter were killed
Sep.5 Explosions in Kabul kill at least 15  Most of the casualties were caused by a massive secondary blast outside the Ministry of Information and Culture Sep.5  Karzai attacker 'from Taleban area' Sep.7  Taliban blamed in Karzai attack Sep.10  Bin Laden's 9/11 reaction revealed Sep.12  Taleban leader 'will free Afghanistan' Sep.28  Blast injures 2 near U.S. Embassy Oct.18 Coalition find weapons, WTC poster Oct.29 Freed detainees describe treatment Dec.12 Suicide squads trained to hit Afghanistan



Afghanistan, 2002 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.7   Blair visits Afghanistan  UK Prime Minister has become the first world leader to visit Afghanistan and to meet Karzai since the fall of the Taleban Jan.16 Powell boost for new Afghan leader
Jan.20 Donors pledge Afghan aid  An international conference to coordinate aid for Afghanistan is trying to find $10bn Jan.24 Annan arrives to back Afghan leaders Mar.16  Bush sends books to Afghanistan Mar.19  Refugees flood home Apr.3  New scheme for repatriation Apr.17  Afghan king heads home Apr.17 Kabul joy as ex-king returns
  87-year-old Zahir Shah has returned from Italy accompanied by Karzai amid tight security after almost 30 years of exile
Apr.27 Fierce clash as Rumsfeld visits Apr.28  Karzai urges Afghans to come home Jun.9  Last-minute delay to loya jirga Jun.10  Ex-king to open loya jirga Jun.11 Former king opened loya jirga
  Mohammed Zahir Shah has told a traditional gathering that he wants to adopt a democratic system based on Islam
Jun.11  Loya jirga completed its first session Jun.12  Brawl, walkouts mar loya jirga Jun.13  Karzai nominated as head of state Jun.13   Karzai elected head of state
  Karzai received more than 80% of the votes of loya jirga. His closest rival was a woman Jun.15  Agencies threaten pullout Jun.19  Karzai names key Cabinet ministers Jun.24 Karzai swears in cabinet Jul.2  Bush offers condolences to Afghans Jul.4  Protest over wedding party bombing Jul.21  Afghan refugees to be deported Aug.2  Karzai denies U.S. air raid cover-up Aug.22 Minister attacks aid abuse Nov.11 Campus protests turn violent