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1 hr ago | Thurrock Gazette

Sikh community in Grays help desperate immigrants

A MAN has told of the "terrified and shaken" state of 34 people rescued from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.

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5 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Stab in the Back for Painful Afghanistan Election Process?

Two months after Afghans voted in a second runoff for election of the country's president, ballots are being recounted amid growing questions on who is really arbitrating the process.

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5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Red Cross workers released unharmed in Afghanistan

Five Red Cross workers abducted by gunmen in western Afghanistan last week were released unharmed Wednesday, according to the organization.

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7 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Derry man arrested in UK container inquiry

Police have arrested a second man from Northern Ireland in connection with an investigation into the death of an Afghan immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

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7 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Man bailed over migrants in lorry

Police officers stand by the main entrance to Tilbury Docks in Essex, where a group of immigrants was found in a shipping container Police have arrested a second man in connection with an investigation into the death of an immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks.

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8 hrs ago | The Times

Gavin, whose note encouraged U.S. troops, found

The boy whose simple note touched troops in Afghanistan has been found in Shreveport.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, US Military, US Air Force, World News, Afghanistan

12 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

'Foreigner' Brutally Killed In Kabul Attack

An intelligence official in Afghanistan's National Security Directorate says a "foreign citizen" was killed in Kabul on August 20 by a knife-wielding man who slit the victim's throat.

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16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Aga Khan Foundation - India extends humanitarian support to Afghanistan.

The Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Development Network have been working in Afghanistan for nearly two decades now.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times of India

Blunt talk by India's Afghanistan envoy riles Pakistan

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on August 10, 2014.

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Salon

They are no longer police: Why Ferguson reminds us that America is not exceptional

Police wearing riot gear stand at a post as they wait for a crowd to disperse Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Fox News

US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital

A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Navy, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Conservative Political News

Fox News

Official says Afghanistan bars New York Times reporter from leaving country over vote story

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.

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Stars and Stripes

Afghanistan bars New York Times reporter from leaving country

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.

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AlertNet

Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces near Kabul-...

A member of the Afghan National Police looks on in a village in Kherwar district in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan, May 20, 2012.

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Los Angeles Times

U.S. Embassy worker undaunted by Taliban attack, injuries

Lying in a ditch, his head throbbing from the bomb blast, Abbas Kamwand wiggled his toes.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Afghanistan Gains Independence from United Kingdom

It has a population of around 30 million inhabiting an area of approximately 647,500 km2 , making it the 42nd most populous and 41st largest nation in the world.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Europe, United Kingdom, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Persia, IA

The Virginian-Pilot

Woman to run 160 miles for fallen service members

Nancy Lacore, a Navy veteran and a reservist, is training to run 160 miles in honor of the military women who died in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Foreign Policy

Afghanistan's Missing Political Will

In May 2014, as the three-person team I was on went to deliver emergency aid packages to the victims of flooding in northern Afghanistan, the police commander who escorted us told stories of his career in the armed forces that kept my mind busy for the rest of the trip.

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The Spectator

The Afghans found in Tilbury Docks remind us that slavery is back in Britain

How seriously should we take modern slavery? To some, the very phrase sounds hysterical: slave markets are seen as something belonging to 18th century Jamaica but not modern Britain.

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Salisbury Journal

Migrant death test draws blank

Tests on the body of an immigrant found dead inside a cargo container have failed to establish how he died.

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