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Local news for Herat, Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Tuesday | Rediff.com

ISI playing a lead role in fighting terrorists: China

For the first time, China has come out openly backing Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence saying the spy agency could not have been involved in the recent attack on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan.

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Tuesday | National Review Online

The EPA Plays a Kardashian Game While Toxic Smoke Burns in Afghanistan

In May 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $4.4 million contract to construct solid waste management facilities, including two incinerators, at Shindand Airbase, a coalition base located in Herat province in western Afghanistan housing approximately 4,000 U.S. and Afghan military personnel and contractors.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Payvand News of Iran

Iran Plays a Waiting Game in Afghanistan

It has been a worrisome few weeks for Iran. The negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program are seeing significant differences , there is chaos in Iraq to Iran's west, and more recently, the political transition in its eastern neighbor, Afghanistan, hit a serious bump with allegations of fraud threatening to derail the process.

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Hindustan Times

Chinas new Afghan envoy lauds Pak spy agency ISI

China on Monday praised Pakistan and its spy agency the Inter-Services Intelligence for their fight against terrorism, all but absolving them of involvement in the recent attack on the Indian consulate in Herat in Afghanistan.

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The Peninsula

20 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Interior said in a statement Monday that the militants were killed in Uruzgan, Herat, Helmand, Faryab, Baghlan, Ghazni, Kandahar and Maidan Wardak provinces, according to the Afghan's Khaama Press.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Suria

Afghan vote audit suspended after ballot...

The slow-moving audit of ballots cast in the run-off round of Afghanistan's controversial presidential election was briefly suspended by a dispute over vote count records, an electoral official said Sunday.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Army Times

3-star: 'The fighting season is not over'

60,000 Number of containers that have left theater in the past year. $318 million Estimated value of equipment transferred to the Afghans in the past year.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

DFW Catholic

Jesuits working to free abducted priest in Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan, Jul 16, 2014 / 08:02 pm .- More than a month after the kidnapping of Fr.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Breitbart.com

Afghani Boy Dies after Sustaining Horrible Injuries from Vicious Gang Rape

A five-year-old child in the Afghan city of Herat died this week after being the victim of a gang rape, from which he sustained fatal injuries.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

SFGate

11 Afghan security force members killed in attacks

Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan have killed 11 Afghan security force members, authorities said Sunday, as a suicide car bomb attack wounded three NATO troops.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

BBC News

Afghan notebook: Anxious wait

As the two rival candidates trade accusations about fraud, everyday life seems to be on hold, with small businesses in particular feeling the effects.

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WKBT

Kerry scrambles to ward off Afghan crisis

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extended his stay in Afghanistan on Saturday, as he sought to broker a deal to end an election crisis amid fears the country could descend into bloody chaos.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Trend

Taliban kill six de-miners in western Afghanistan

The Taliban shot and killed six people working for a demining company in western Afghanistan, police said on Thursday, a day after the United Nations said the number of civilian casualties in the country jumped by a quarter in the first half of 2014, Reuters reported.

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Reuters

Taliban kill six de-miners in western Afghanistan

The Taliban shot and killed six people working for a demining company in western Afghanistan, police said on Thursday, a day after the United Nations said the number of civilian casualties in the country jumped by a quarter in the first half of 2014.

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The Peninsula

Militants kill four deminers in Afghanistan

KABUL: The anti-government armed militants have killed at least four deminers in western Herat province of Afghanistan, according to reports.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

News24

20 killed in Afghanistan ahead of elections

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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KHOU-TV Houston

5 Afghan police killed in insurgent attack

An Afghan official says that five police officers including a district police chief have been killed when insurgents attacked their vehicle in the country's west.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Nerve News

Five policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's Herat province, an official said.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Switched

Taliban Militants Set 200 Oil Tankers Ablaze In Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents set fire on Saturday to about 200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces in an attack just outside the Afghan capital Kabul, police said.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Two children killed and eight wounded in Afghanistan bombing

A girl wounded when a bomb exploded at a playground arrives at a hospital in Afghanistan's Herat province on Thursday.

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