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59 min ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Afghanistan's Stop-Start Recount

The election authorities in Afghanistan insist they will do their best to ensure the total recount of votes cast in the June 14 ballot will meet its deadline despite frequent stalling.

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5 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Muslims mark gloomy Eid amid MH17 crash Gaza conflict

Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and Pakistan.

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9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai says his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Newsday

Cartoonist's view of war and peace in Afghanistan

An exhibition of the artist's cartoons at the French institute in Kabul shows that political satire is alive in Afghanistan, despite concerns over freedom of expression.

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El Paso Times

El Paso airman Steven McNeely's action in Afghanistan helps repel attack

El Paso Airman Steven McNeely helped repel a violent insurgent attack at the Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on July 17, according to a statement from Air Force officials.

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Lucianne.com

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Mahmud Raoi, Afghanistan - Taliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local ... (more)

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WLNE-TV Providence

Taliban attack Afghan police chief's home

A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.

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Erie Times News

In Brief: 15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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The Toronto Star

Family keeps hope alive for son, daughter-in-law kidnapped by Taliban

There is the sound of distant construction, the tapping of nails on the wood floor as the family's grey Labradoodle circles the table, faint music from a pop station coming from the kitchen, and then, as they press play, their son Josh's voice fills the room.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Taliban makes aggressive advances in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters are scoring gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local elders.

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Free Republic

The Flight from Iraq

When the Americans took Kabul, they discovered that one of the clichs about Afghanistan was wrong.

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Christian Science Monitor

Allowing Afghanistan's future to be hijacked

Nearly five years after the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan , I was having dinner in Kabul with friends, including my wife and son visiting from Europe.

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New Jersey Herald

15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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ABC News

15 Killed in Afghan Attacks as Vote Count Stops

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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Trend

Ashgabat and Kabul mull prospects of transport corridor through Azerbaijan

Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with the Afghan delegation headed by Director-General of Economic Cooperation department of the Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wahidullah Waissi, according to the Turkmen government`s report.

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The American Prospect

A Bright Spot In Obama's Foreign Policy: Iran. Yes, Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry disembarks from his plane after traveling from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Vienna, Austria, on July 13, 2014 for allied talks with Iran about its nuclear program.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Beloved Christian workers fatally wounded in Afghanistan

Dr. Jerry Umanos was among three killed in an attack at a hospital in Afghanistan.

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Steuben Courier

AMC Orders Afghanistan-Set Pilot from Low Winter Sun Writer

From Criminal Minds and Low Winter Sun writer Chris Mundy , White City features Jon Liston, who goes against advice and overreaches in an attempt to talk with insurgent leaders.

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The Washington Post

a "Afghan gunmen kill more than a dozen Shiite travelers

Suspected militants patrolling a road in western Afghanistan shot and killed 14 Shiite Muslim travelers Friday, in a rare sectarian attack that Afghans fear is part of an increasing pattern of insurgent assaults on ethnic and religious minorities.

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KFVS12

Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the... It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same ... (more)

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