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26 min ago | Financial Times

Dangerous delusions

Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding , by Husain Haqqani, PublicAffairs, RRPA 19.99/RRP$28.99, 432 page Pakistan as the source of Afghanistan's troubles, and as a breeding ground for international Islamist terror: these are not new realities, but it has taken more than a decade for the world ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Attack on AP journalists in Afghanistan rekindles a daughtera s pain

Tracee Herbaugh, with her mother, Sharon Herbaugh, at Parkview Elementary School in Lamar, Colo., during a presentation Sharon gave on foreign correspondents in 1990.

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6 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

U.A.E.-funded food programme in Afghanistan adds iodine to salt to reduce deaths

WAM KABUL, April 17th 2014 -- A large-scale Food Fortification Programme in Afghanistan, funded by the U.A.E.'s Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and implemented by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition , is providing iodine to 29 salt factories in Afghanistan in an effort to reduce deaths and disabilities associated with nutritional ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | Calgary Journal

Brother honours memory of sister slain in Afghanistan

The brother of a Calgary woman gunned down in a Kabul hotel earlier this month told reporters Thursday that her death was not in vain.

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14 hrs ago | The Indian Express

India to pay Russia for arms, ammo it sells to Afghanistan

Ahead of NATO troops downsizing their presence in Afghanistan, India has firmed up a far-reaching deal with Russia to supply arms to the troubled country under which New Delhi will pay for the military equipment that will be sourced from Moscow.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Attaching names to torture victims

Leaks from a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA torture program revealed that harsh interrogation tactics were much more widespread than previously claimed by the spy agency.

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Weekday Magazine

Ashraf Ghani Pledges 'Reconciliation' With Former Warlords

In an interview with RFE/RL, presidential frontrunner Ashraf Ghani said that he is prepared to contest a runoff election if necessary in order to ensure a strong mandate.

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The Washington Post

PJ Harveya s under-the-radar visit to D.C.

Hey, isn't that British rocker PJ Harvey, blending in among the cherry blossom-ogling crowds on the Metro on Wednesday, the way only a striking, black-clad rock star can? A tipster spotted Harvey and a silver-haired companion waiting for a train on the platform at the Gallery Place metro stop.

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The Daily Star

Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on January 25, 2014.

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The Nation

Pakistan demands Kabul, NATO for strong measures for protection of Pak-Afghan border

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/pakistan-demands-kabul-nato-for-strong-measures-for-protection-of-pak-afghan-border For news details Read on : Pakistan demands Kabul, NATO for strong measures for protection of Pak-Afghan border ISLAMABAD- Pakistan has called upon Kabul and NATO to put in place strong measures ... (more)

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Flights of fancy

The recent article 'RAW Fully Exposed' by Air Marshal Khurshid Anwar Mirza of the PAF, naturally aroused curiosity not only about what had been written but also about the author.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Al Bawaba

Afghan Star is one of the shows coming out of the Dubai-based satellite channels (Image: Facebook).

When Afghanistan is mentioned, "satellite TV" is perhaps the last thing on anybody's mind.

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The Economist

America in Afghanistan: Misjudgments

The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 . By Carlotta Gall. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 329 pages; $28.

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FOX Carolina

At least 4 dead, about 290 missing in South Korea ferry sinking

The ferry sent a distress signal at about 9 a.m. The South Korean Coast Guard rushed to help the 474 people on board.

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MilitaryCity.com

Afghanistan election results increase chance U.S. will stay

Afghan election workers carry ballot boxes and election materials on donkeys to deliver to polling stations in Dara-e-Noor district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 4, in advance of elections that took place the next day.

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AlertNet

Afghan woman MP shot, deputy minister kidnapped in Kabul

An election official pauses under a list of candidates taped to the wall of a polling station in Kabul April 5, 2014.

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WMDT

Afghan policeman shoots, wounds female lawmaker

An Afghan policeman has opened fire and wounded a female lawmaker in the country's capital, Kabul, during what authorities described as a "dispute" between the two.

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KRVN-AM Lexington

Boehner Supports US Forces in Afghanistan Past 2014

A top U.S. lawmaker is giving his support to keeping a residual U.S. force in Afghanistan after the planned withdrawal of most coalition forces by the end of 2014.

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Weekday Magazine

Afghan Female Lawmaker Injured In Kabul Shooting

A female member of the Afghan parliament, Maryam Koofi, has been shot and injured by unknown gunmen near her home in Kabul.

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The Indian Express

The great Game Folio: Iran Transit

India's dream of connecting to Afghanistan via Iran could soon move a step closer to reality if New Delhi, Tehran and Kabul sign off on a draft memorandum of understanding on transit trade that has been finalised recently.

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