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

1 hr ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Polio Alarm in Afghan Southeast

Health officials in the Khost province of southeast Afghanistan have warned of a polio outbreak, noting that they have recorded one case and that more are likely.

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5 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

NATO's Brave New World

As the NATO summit in Wales approaches, the 28 nations of the alliance should recall the words of Aldous Huxley, author of the classic 20th-century dystopian novel Brave New World : "And, of course, stability isn't nearly so spectacular as instability."

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9 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin Rapids native dies in airport attack in Afghanistan

A member of the honor guard stands at attention as U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in his motorcade for Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27, 2013.

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9 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin Rapids native dies in airport attack in ...

A member of the honor guard stands at attention as U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in his motorcade for Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27, 2013.

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12 hrs ago | Scoop

Improvements in Afghan Audit Will Enhance Integrity

The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan continued with the audit process on the results from the country's Presidential election run-off held on 14 June 2014.

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16 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

DOD identifies US soldier stabbed to death near Kabul airport

Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett, of Ruskin, Fla., died Wednesday after he was stabbed near the Kabul airport, according to Afghan police and government spokesmen.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newkerala.com

Afghan President accuses Pakistan of interfering in Kabul's internal affairs

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accused Pakistan of interfering in Kabul's internal affairs in his speech at Independence Day on Tuesday.

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Army Times

Fort Bragg-based SFC killed in Afghanistan combat

Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett, 39, of Ruskin, Florida, died Aug. 20, in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries received when he was engaged by the enemy.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Ruskin native killed in Afghanistan

Ruskin native killed in Afghanistan Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett, 39, of Ruskin, Florida, died Aug. 20, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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BBC News

Stowaway survivor 'feared death'

It was supposed to be the journey to a new life but it ended with a father dying and 34 others fearing for their lives.

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DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Mashable

Join the Global Discussion at Social Good Summit 2014

Global meetups play an integral part in the Social Good Summit . Along with the main event in New York City, people convene around the world to take part in the global discussion about how communities are using the digital tools of today to build a brighter future.

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ITV

The real price of people smuggling

Following two discoveries in the last five days of people being smuggled into the UK in lorries, ITV News can reveal the lengths some will go to in their bid to start a new life.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

A girl receives a polio vaccination during an anti-polio campaign on the outskirts of Jalalabad, in this file picture taken August 18, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children.

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Holtville Tribune

Rewards for Justice - Reward Offers for Information on Haqqani Network Leaders

The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice program is offering new rewards for information on four key leaders of the Haqqani Network terrorist organization and is increasing a previously announced reward offer for information on another leader of the group.

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Thurrock Gazette

Sikh community in Grays help desperate immigrants

A MAN has told of the "terrified and shaken" state of 34 people rescued from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.

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Inter Press Service

Stab in the Back for Painful Afghanistan Election Process?

Two months after Afghans voted in a second runoff for election of the country's president, ballots are being recounted amid growing questions on who is really arbitrating the process.

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Stars and Stripes

Red Cross workers released unharmed in Afghanistan

Five Red Cross workers abducted by gunmen in western Afghanistan last week were released unharmed Wednesday, according to the organization.

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RTE.ie

Derry man arrested in UK container inquiry

Police have arrested a second man from Northern Ireland in connection with an investigation into the death of an Afghan immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

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