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7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, George Allen, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe

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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Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia, Iraq

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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The Star Online

Six killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency

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.

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Daily Journal

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun

Six killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency

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.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Globe and Mail

How Vladimir Putin reinvigorated NATO

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.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Asia, Afghanistan,

Foreign Policy

Afghanistan's Northern Succession?

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.

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Evening Sun

US: Too soon to evaluate Pakistan offensive

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.

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My family left Afghanistan for a new life - now I'm celebrating top A-levels

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.

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Outlook

A Teacher In Kabul

Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an18-year-old young man who has already had to learn far too many of life's harsh lessons.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Times

US moves prisoners from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Yemen : August 28, 2014,

WASHINGTON The United States has moved 11 new prisoners out of a military prison near the Afghan capital, the Pentagon said, as the Obama administration seeks to shut down a controversial detainee programme in Afghanistan ahead of its troop withdrawal.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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