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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
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.
9 hrs ago | Reuters
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.
13 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel
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.
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.
" Soon after the Taliban were ousted from Kabul, Hamid Karzai was nominated interim president in December 2001.
Afghan tourists ride on swan-shaped paddle boats on the Band-e Amir lake on the outskirts of Bamiyan yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, officials said.
Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
For decades, as the world perched on the brink of nuclear Armageddon, NATO had more than a million troops pressed against the Iron Curtain, ready and capable of waging war against the Soviet Union.
The Kabul political class is abuzz with rumors about what can come from Abdullah's withdrawal from Afghanistan's audit of the presidential run-off held in June.
U.S. military leaders say it's too soon to tell if Pakistan's offensive against militants in North Waziristan has been effective or simply symbolic, but they say the operations have temporarily disrupted the enemy and sent insurgents fleeing into Afghanistan.
Nilofar Samadi got three A grades in biology, chemistry and Russian, as well as a B in Latin, and is off to King's College in London to study medicine A student whose family left Afghanistan to start a new life in the UK has told of her joy at securing top grades in her A-levels from a school in Caversham.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 03:58 pm
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