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Dr. Jerry Umanos was among three killed in an attack at a hospital in Afghanistan.
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.
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.
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)
The auditors review ballots from the presidential election runoff at the Independent Election Commission office in Kabul on July 18. Afghan election officials say an audit of all 8 million ballots in the disputed Afghan presidential runoff election has gotten off to a slow start.
Despite the Pentagon's nonstop jawboning about joint operations-where the military's four sister services cooperate to prevail on the battlefield-those with time in uniform will tell you that each service is like a foreign land to the other three.
Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road overnight Friday, an official said.
Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground... Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of ... (more)
In one attack in the morning, six civilians, including a teenage girl, were killed and 28 civilians got injured when a bomb attached to a motorbike was detonated in a bazaar in Khwaja Ghar District of northern Takhar province, the Interior Ministry confirmed in a statement.
Afghans work at a new parliament building constructed by an Indian project in Kabul on November 26, 2013 .
After a 28-year career in the Canadian Forces that has taken him to many trouble spots in the world, Major Tim Isberg is familiar with the impact trauma and battle has on local residents.
These are the professors and activists who are, essentially, anti-American in their point of view and who, like President Obama , want a de-militarized and diminished America.
HERAT, Afghanistan: Two Finnish female aid workers were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in western Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the latest killings in a recent spate of attacks on foreigners.
The two belonged to Kerala and arrangements were being made to bring back their bodies, the sources said.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.
Election authorities on Wednesday halted the inspection of about 8 million ballots cast in last month's presidential runoff in Afghanistan, heightening concerns that an already chaotic process to choose the country's new leader could take months to complete.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 02:49 am
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