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With end of Afghan war in sight, Europe pushes business
The European Union threw its weight behind developing Afghanistan's small but promising private sector this week, in the hope that business can usher in stability and peace once foreign troops leave by the end of next year.
6 hrs ago
Afghan War Pictures: Forward Equals Backward, Up Equals Down
If you missed it, this photo by AP's Anja Niedringhaus from Afghanistan has circulated widely the last few days.
10 hrs ago
Afghan pilots learn 101st air assault tactics
Afghan commandos practice a quick disembark from a transport helicopter prior to an air assault.
Sun May 19, 2013
Hard-line MPs block law protecting women
An encyclopaedia of Italian political slang has shone a light on a colourful world where lawmakers and journalists speak a language you won't find in any ordinary dictionary.
Hezb-e-Islami kills 15 in Afghanistan, 2 children among the dead
A homicide bomber detonated a car laden with explosives late last week killing 15.
Bombing Kills 15 in Kabul, 6 Americans: Is this What Winning Looks Like?
The Reagan administration gave Hikmatyar billions in the 1980s because he was effective in fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan, but in 2001 the old guerrilla switched sides and allied with the Taliban in an effort to get the US back out of his country.
Afghanistan to ask India for military aid
In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013, photo, Afghan Army soldiers gather at a military training facility in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
National Public Radio
Afghans With Disabilities Fight For The Right To Rights
A technician shapes a cast mold for a prosthetic limb at the Red Cross orthopedic clinic in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Bomb kills 15, including 6 Americans A suicide car...
A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans in a blast so powerful it rattled the other side of the Afghan capital.
National Public Radio
She Works: Standing Up And Speaking Out
For our series on the Changing Lives of Women , we're asking NPR women about their careers - and inviting you to join the conversation.
Sat May 18, 2013
2 Afghan Suicide Attacks Kill 8, Wound 41 in Single Day
Militancy and violent incidents have been on rise since April 28 when the Taliban launched its so-called spring offensive in Afghanistan.
Two Guam soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Two of Guam's soldiers who are deployed in Afghanistan were killed by a suicide car bomb while part of a convoy in Kabul this week.
Why Afghans are wary of Sharif
Nawaz Sharif's victory in Pakistan's general elections is being seen with some alarm in Afghanistan, where some fear it may mean more instability.
Afghan rape victims still subject to criminal charges: Women's rights legislation blocked
KABUL, Afghanistan - Religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women's freedoms, arguing that parts of it violate Islamic principles and encourage disobedience.
Afghan Mineral Treasures Stay Buried, Hostages To Uncertainty
An Afghan worker helps excavate part of the mountaintop copper works above the ancient city at Mes Aynak in February.
Four Afghan soldiers killed in insurgent attack
KABUL: A roadside bomb Saturday in western Afghanistan killed four soldiers, the government said.
Fri May 17, 2013
Ky. veteran killed in Afghanistan blast
Kenny Hall, former Vol basketball player is talking about his dealings with a University of Tennessee administrator in trouble for possible inappropriate relationships with student athletes.
The Globe and Mail
Khaled Hosseini returns with a novel that embodies Afghan storytelling
Khaled Hosseini at his home in San Jose, Calif., Oct. 18, 2005. His latest book on his homeland is "A Thousand Splendid Suns." Khaled Hosseini at his home in San Jose, Calif., Oct.
The Star Online
Fearing Afghanistan instability, Russia mulls border troops
Russia, predicting instability once NATO-led troops withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of next year, is considering deploying border guards on the Tajik-Afghan border, Moscow's envoy to Kabul told Reuters in an interview.