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

2 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Afghan "Torn" Women Get Another Chance

Rukia recovers after a successful fistula operation at Malalai Maternity Hospital in Badakhshan, Afganistan .

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6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Obama repeating Bush's mistakes in Afghanistan?

President Obama is trying to defeat ISIS in Iraq , but ISIS might be setting up a new franchise in Afghanistan.

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8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Afghan National Army soldiers standing guard during a military exercise on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Prison, Hamid Karzai, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Abdullah takes Afghan election to brink of collapse

KABUL: Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was locked in last-chance talks with the United Nations Tuesday as a deal to resolve the country's damaging election dispute edged closer to failure.

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

16 hrs ago | BBC News

Afghan militants 'may join IS'

Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, have told the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State .

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20 hrs ago | National Public Radio

As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up

An Afghan policeman searches a man at a checkpoint where a NATO soldier was stabbed to death in Kabul on Aug. 20. As U.S. and NATO troops are drawing down in Afghanistan, the Taliban have been stepping up attacks this summer.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Pakistan Christian Post

Afghanistan's Economy On The Verge Of Collapse. By Dr Florance Ebrahimi

Power vacuum looms for Afghanistan as UN delays date for result of presidential elections to mid-September despite Karzai's plans to leave office next week.

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

Bloomberg

Refugees Surge Into Germany, Testing Merkel; the Journey of Young Khan

A crossroads where two highways, three rail lines and a pair of rivers meet, Rosenheim, Germany , is a place most people only pass through.

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Stars and Stripes

Middle-class Kabul district braces for Taliban

Boys play soccer in the Qasaba district of Kabul, Afghanistan, on July 25. In this neighborhood, the proximity of residential housing to large compounds associated with the Afghan Defense and Interior Ministries - prime targets for insurgents - means civilians are increasingly in the crossfire.

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Reuters

Afghan talks for unity government collapse; crisis deepens

Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote.

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TheIndyChannel

Chairman of Joint Chiefs to speak at Notre Dame

General Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff, salutes during a change of command ceremony at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul on August 26, 2014.

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WBTV

Former Charlottean David Snepp helps Afghans resettle

David Snepp knows that sooner or later thousands of Americans will be coming home from the war in Afghanistan.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Peninsula

53 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: At least 53 Taliban militants were killed and 14 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

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The Bennington Banner

Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts northern Pakistan

Authorities in Pakistan say a magnitude-6 earthquake has struck the country's north, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Pakistan, Geology, Science, Afghanistan, Concord, NH

Asheville Citizen-Times

Engagement: Rohullah Hussaini & Beth Pressley

Rohullah is a graduate of NIMA: The National Institute of Management and Administration in Kabul.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Nerve News

Terrorism a diplomatic asset: Fair is foul, foul is fair

" Soon after the Taliban were ousted from Kabul, Hamid Karzai was nominated interim president in December 2001.

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The Peninsula

Swan-shaped boats

Afghan tourists ride on swan-shaped paddle boats on the Band-e Amir lake on the outskirts of Bamiyan yesterday.

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Fox News

Campbell Could Miss NATO Meeting on Afghanistan

Army Gen. John F. Campbell, the new commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, will likely not attend the NATO ministers meeting in Britain next week at which the U.S. had hoped to cement final decisions on a future force presence and aid, a U.S. military official in Kabul said Friday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Militant Attack Leaves 8 Dead, 41 Injured In East Afghanistan

At least eight people were killed and 41 injured after militants stormed the country's national intelligence agency office in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar early Saturday, Xinhua news agency reports.

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Newindpress

Eight Killed in Afghan Suicide Attack

Kabul: At least eight people were killed and 41 injured Saturday in a suicide attack at the office of National Directorate for Security in Afganistan's provincial capital Jalalabad.

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