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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
An Afghan who claimed he had been kidnapped and tortured by members of the Taliban after working as an interpreter for Kiwi troops has been denied asylum in New Zealand.
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6 hrs ago | Golf World
I'll go anywhere for a golf trip. Or so I always assumed. Then yesterday afternoon I got a call from Miami Herald reporter Evan Benn doing an article on Cavalry + Company .
8 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
While this time has been easier than after her first tour, Gomez said driving has been somewhat stressful.
9 hrs ago | Daily Echo
But now family and friends are determined to ensure that a Southampton man killed in a terrorist attack can still achieve those ambitions through them with a charity in his name.
Know Theatre of Cincinnati presents We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women's Writing ProjectAdapted by Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek Know Theatre is pleased to announce our next production, We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women's Writing Project.
BARELY a fortnight ago, a fringe group of Hindu fanatics forced the clamping of a ban on Wendy Doniger's extremely insightful work, The Hindus , in India.
The brother of President Hamid Karzai dropped out of Afghanistan's election on Thursday and endorsed former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul, an announcement seen as signalling the current leader's preferred successor.
Washington and Kabul have, for endless months , been performing a strange pas de deux over the issue of American withdrawal.
To judge by literary juries, there can be no doubt about the non-fiction book of 2013.
A former economic adviser to the World Bank in New York, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai returned to his native Afghanistan in 2001 after 24 years abroad, and served as the minister of finance in the Hamid Karzai government and, later, as chancellor of Kabul University.
MARK COLVIN: During decades of turmoil in Afghanistan, the National Museum in Kabul has been bombed, looted and set on fire.
A NATO air strike in eastern Afghanistan accidentally killed five Afghan soldiers on Thursday, officials said, the latest incident likely to worsen already fraught relations between Kabul and the US-led coalition.
Actor/writer Kawa Ada's life would have been very different if his mother hadn't been such a good storyteller.
An Afghan man attends to his wounded brother at a hospital after a roadside bomb blast in Panjwai district of Kandahar May 24, 2011.
"They have gardens everywhere," says filmmaker Brenda Dorne. She's enthusing about an unlikely subject: the Afghan National Army, soon to be the main opponent to the Taliban.
A soldier from 32 Engineer Regiment has died as a result of non-battle related injuries sustained in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.