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

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Taliban Kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan Road Attack

Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road overnight Friday, an official said.

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3 hrs ago | KFVS12

Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground... Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Gunmen kill 15 civilians traveling in central Afghanistan

Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of an attack, near a building north of Kabul International Airport in Kabul July 17, 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Xinhuanet

23 killed in Afghan attacks within day

In one attack in the morning, six civilians, including a teenage girl, were killed and 28 civilians got injured when a bomb attached to a motorbike was detonated in a bazaar in Khwaja Ghar District of northern Takhar province, the Interior Ministry confirmed in a statement.

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CFR.org

Markey: Afghanistan Anxieties Reign in India and China

Afghans work at a new parliament building constructed by an Indian project in Kabul on November 26, 2013 .

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The Fort Macleod Gazette

Fort Macleod's Tim Isberg writes song for High River

After a 28-year career in the Canadian Forces that has taken him to many trouble spots in the world, Major Tim Isberg is familiar with the impact trauma and battle has on local residents.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

J'Accuse: Western Academics Who Condemn Israel

These are the professors and activists who are, essentially, anti-American in their point of view and who, like President Obama , want a de-militarized and diminished America.

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The Times of India

2 Finnish female aid workers shot dead in western Afghanistan: Officials

HERAT, Afghanistan: Two Finnish female aid workers were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in western Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the latest killings in a recent spate of attacks on foreigners.

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Townhall

Hamas Ceasefire Options Looks an Awful Lot Like Israeli Surrender

Afghanistan: In Kabul on the 22d, a Taliban suicide bomber killed at least four foreign security guards.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Indian Express

Two Indians killed in Taliban suicide attack near Kabul airport

The two belonged to Kerala and arrangements were being made to bring back their bodies, the sources said.

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Deutsche Welle

Von der Leyen visits Afghanistan with pullout looming

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.

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The Washington Post

Afghan vote recount delayed in dispute over process

Election authorities on Wednesday halted the inspection of about 8 million ballots cast in last month's presidential runoff in Afghanistan, heightening concerns that an already chaotic process to choose the country's new leader could take months to complete.

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Detroit News

Death sentence given in Associated Press photographer's killing in Afghanistan

A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.

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Houston Chronicle

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

In this April 7, 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses in Rome.

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Iol.co.za

Afghans denounce conflict in Gaza

Several hundred Afghan protesters rallied on Wednesday in the heart of Kabul to denounce the fighting in Gaza Strip and the killings of Palestinian civilians caught up in the conflict.

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State Department

Speeches: Press Briefing on Afghanistan

I'm here this week to look and see how progress is being made at implementing the agreement that was reached between the two candidates during Secretary Kerry's visit here the weekend before this.

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Israellycool

Two States For Two Peoples Is Dead

This is not Ben Gurion Airport. The remains of a burnt airplane is pictured at the Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 16, 2014 - Mahmud Turkia/AFP Yesterday a single, solitary Hamas rocket got through our multi layered defences and landed near our airport.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 23

The victims, three from Nepal and one from Peru, were guarding the entrance to buildings in Kabul used by DynCorp within a fortified compound run by the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan, officials said.

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Yahoo!

Treasures rescued from war

It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.

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