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Six Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan blast
Six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, police said.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Daily Star
Afghan deputy minister kidnapped: officials
Afghan voters line up to vote at a local polling station in Ghazni on April 5, 2014.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Miami Herald
Afghanistan: Ambush kills anti-Taliban militiamen
Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.
Afghanistan: Ambush Kills Anti-Taliban Militiamen
An Afghan official says a Taliban ambush has killed three members of a local militia that rose up against insurgent control of the area.
Nine killed in Afghanistan attacks
At least nine people were killed and three injured in separate attacks in Afghanistan, an official said Monday.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Abdullah leads Ghani in first partial results of Afghan vote
The eventual winner will have to lead the fight against a resurgent Taliban as US-led combat troops prepare to leave at year-end, and strengthen an economy reliant on declining aid money.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Security forces kill 14 Taliban militants across Afghanistan
Over a dozen Taliban militants have been killed and nine others injured by Afghan national security forces during military operations across the country, Press TV reported.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Miami Herald
Suicide bomber kills Afghan tribal elder
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a market Friday in eastern Afghanistan, killing a pro-government tribal elder and wounding three civilians, authorities said.
Stars and Stripes
Wounded veteran receives free home in North Carolina
A vehicle Hughes was riding in exploded in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on April 13, 2011.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Afghan official: Vote successful, not fraud free
TOPSHOTS Afghan shoppers look for brooms at a roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014.
The Washington Post
U.S. leaves legacy of unexploded weapons in Afghanistan
Abdul Wakhil, aged 12, and his older brother Abdul Mateen sit in their house neat Bagram Airbase.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
News Analysis: What Lessons Have Been Learned From Afghanistan's Elections?
Afghan women queue outside a school to vote in presidential and local elections in the northwestern city of Herat on April 5. Female participation in the polls was far higher than expected.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Washington Post
Fear of violence shadows Afghanistan's provinces on election eve
As Afghans head out to vote for their next president Saturday, violence is expected to be intense and widespread.
Asbury Park Press
Section of Toms River road dedicated to fallen soldier
A large American flag flapped in the wind, "Amazing Grace" played on bagpipes, and James Harvey fought back tears as he saluted a sign dedicated to his son, Sgt.
Rock the Vote - An FP Slide Show
Amid heightened violence and political turmoil, Afghans are preparing for the country's April 5 presidential and local council elections.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Toms River to Honor Local Soldier Who Died in Afghanistan
A U.S. Army soldier from Toms River who died in Afghanistan in 2011 will be honored by the township on Friday.
The contenders in the Afghan presidential race
As Afghanistan heads towards presidential elections in which current leader Hamid Karzai cannot stand, the BBC profiles the key contenders.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghanistan: Election Interest Surges in Taleban-Free District
In one district of Afghanistan where a popular public uprising succeeded in ejecting the Taleban, people have thrown themselves wholeheartedly into preparations for the upcoming elections.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Taliban Suicide Bomber Turns on His Own Commanders, Kills 15
At least 15 senior Taliban commanders were killed on Tuesday in Ghazni province by a suicide bomber reportedly attempting to keep them from carrying out plans to disrupt Saturday's elections, according to Afghan officials.
23 Afghan militants killed as suicide vests explode - Indiatalkies.com
Kabul, April 1: At least 23 militants were killed and nine others injured Tuesday in two separate incidents in Afghanistan - both involving accidental explosions of suicide vests, police said.