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

2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Georgia Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

About 150 members of the Georgia National Guard from the Toccoa-based 876th Engineer Company are heading to Afghanistan this summer for a nine-month deployment.


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7 hrs ago | The Bayonet

SMA visits troops, shares future NCO vision

When Spc. Rashonda Covin, a supply clerk, decided to join the Army a little more than two years ago, she and her husband, a former Marine, took their three children and decided to devote their lives to the Army mission.


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9 hrs ago | IRIN

Combating food insecurity and displacement in drought-hit parts of Afghanistan

KABUL, 22 April 2014 - Last year, Afghanistan's Ghor Province lost thousands of its inhabitants.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Famine

13 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

Speech: Afghanistan And Its Neighbourhood

"May God keep you away from the venom of the cobra, the teeth of the tiger, and the revenge of the Afghans" Those aren't my words.


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17 hrs ago | India Talkies

Four militants killed, eight captured in Afghanistan -

Kabul, April 22: At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.


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19 hrs ago | Stornoway Today

Island charity reaches half million pound milestone

Since it was set up in 2010 The Linda Norgrove Foundation has distributed over half a million pounds to help women and children affected by the war in Afghanistan.


Related Topix: Afghanistan, World News

23 hrs ago | National Public Radio

British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

Joey's silky gold hair gleams in the afternoon sun. The big bundle of energy loves to cuddle.


Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, Asia, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

MP fears for his Afghan charity as country prepares for a new leader

THE future for Afghanistan remains as unpredictable as ever, a British MP has warned, as the country prepares for the election of a new leader.


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Stars and Stripes

In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

Two children race each other down a street in the old city section of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, November 6, 2009.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Marine Corps, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Marine Corps Times

Left behind: Without security, without citizenship, interpreters are exposed to death squads

Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of... Hamidullah Saadat, then an interpreter with 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, smiles for a photo with Marine Sgt.


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The Wall Street Journal

GOP's McSally Attacks 'War on Women' Line

For one of the most aggressive rebuttals to the Republican "war on women" since Democrats adopted the line of attack a few years ago, look to Arizona Republican Martha McSally , the first American female combat pilot.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Paul Ryan, World News, Afghanistan

United Nations

Senior UN official urges women to remain engaged in Afghan political life

Speaking after a meeting with female parliamentarians in the capital Kabul, Jan Kubis, who is also head of the UN Assistance Mission in the country , congratulated Afghan women on their participation in the elections - as voters, electoral workers, observers and candidates.


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The Miami Herald

Attack on journalists in Afghanistan rekindles a daughter's pain

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.


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Taliban negotiator released in UAE, returns to Kabul-peace body

A top Afghan peace negotiator held under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates has been released and returned to Kabul, an Afghan peace council official said on Monday, seemingly closing the door on a peace track favoured by President Hamid Karzai.


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The Toronto Star

Afghan election: Why the Taliban will win

An Afghan woman in a burka flips an ink-stained middle finger to a Talib armed with a Kalashnikov to show she was unafraid to cast her vote in the presidential election.


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The Peninsula

Four senior militant commanders killed in Afghan Kandah...

KABUL: Four senior anti-government armed militant commanders were killed in the past 24 hours in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.


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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Free Republic

Dramatic Footage: Cargo Boeing 747 Crashes at Bagram Airfield:747 Just Loses Control:Bizarre

A civilian cargo aircraft crashed at Bagram Air Field near the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing all seven people aboard.


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Abdullah Ahead in Latest Afghanistan Election Results

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks to the media after voting at a polling station in Kabul, April 5, 2014.


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


Blast wounds 7 in Kabul, clash leaves 3 Taliban dead, 7 injured

Anti-government militants in their attack against the establishment launched a bomb attack on a bus of government employees in the outskirts of Afghan capital Kabul, injuring at least seven people on Sunday, Kabul police said in a statement released here.


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The Independent

We cannot still ignore the perils of intervention

'In the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne," said Paul Claudel, the French poet, dramatist and ambassador to the United States in the early 1930s.

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