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4 hrs ago | DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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8 hrs ago | Business Opportunities Weblog

How Two American Kids Became Big-Time Weapons Traders

The e-mail confirmed it: everything was finally back on schedule after weeks of maddening, inexplicable delay.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WGBH

Before Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Must Declutter

Sgt. 1st Class Tom Albert is with the Army's 2nd Engineers at the massive Bagram Air Field north of Kabul and he's overseeing operation Clean Sweep here.

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United Nations

UN pledges support to Afghan authorities to complete election audit

Deputy Special Representative to Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom updates the media on the status of the UN-supervised audit of the 14 June 2014 Presidential run-off election.

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Yahoo!

US commander: Afghans face Taliban test in 2015

Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

Weekday Magazine

Amid Election Uncertainty, Karzai Prepares For Inauguration Ceremony

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai with rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on August 19. That, however, has not stopped outgoing President Hamid Karzai from fixing September 2 as the date for the delayed inauguration of his successor.

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Norwalk Citizen News

US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Outgoing commander of ISAF, U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, first left, and incoming U.S. Army Commander for International Security Assistance Forces , Gen.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Afghan candidate pulls out of election audit

A spokesman for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he has pulled his observers from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

A longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for his involvement in a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities has died.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australia forcibly deports, for first time, Afghan asylum seeker

Australia has, for the first time, forcibly deported an Afghan asylum seeker to his homeland, with a 29-year-old ethnic Hazara sent back on Tuesday night from Sydney.

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ABC News

US Transfers 2 Yemenis Held in Bagram Prison

Yemeni security officials say that two prisoners held at a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan have been handed over to Yemen.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Courier News

Report: U.S. Syria surveillance flights begin

U.S. surveillance flights over Syria have started with President Obama's go ahead, a step that will provide potential targets if airstrikes against Islamic State militants are approved.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, US Navy

Counterpunch

A Teacher in Kabula

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Peninsula

35 Taliban militants killed in Afghan operations

KABUL: At least 35 Taliban militants were killed during joint military operations conducted by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

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The Telegraph

Engineering fit body for better semester scores

Students do stretches during the fitness camp at ISM's upper grounds in Dhanbad on Monday.

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International Business Times

Pomegranate Compound: New Natural Drug to Aid Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Not just Alzheimer's it is seen to reduce the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson's disease.

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Common Dreams

A Teacher in Kabul

Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an18-year old young man who has already had to learn far too many of life's harsh lessons.

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