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10 hrs ago | 411mania.com

Stephen Gaghan To Direct White City Pilot For AMC

Stephen Gaghan To Direct White City Pilot For AMC Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.22.2014 Taking on the geopolitical drama... AMC has announced that Stephen Gaghan will direct the network's pilot for their new geopolitical drama White City .

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14 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Election stalemate adds to Afghanistan's economic woes

It's wedding season here, but the colorful dresses in Emal Hamidzada's small shop in central Kabul are on deep discount.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

New York Times reporter barred from leaving Afghanistan

The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports today that Afghan authorities have banned New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg from leaving the country, according to news reports .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka, Afghanistan agree to jointly work in various sectors strengthening friendly relations

Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have agreed to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and jointly work in various sectors when Sri Lanka's new Ambassador to Afghanistan met with the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

DNA India

Students from Afghanistan and Nepal elated to get advanced education in India

Over a hundred students from war-torn Afghanistan are studying at the New Delhi-based Jamia Hamdard University.

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Reuters

Afghanistan seen running out of funds as poll deadlock drags on

The Afghan government is running out of funds despite an influx of millions of dollars in aid as a deadlock over who won the election drives a sharp decline in revenues, already suffering from the drawdown of thousands of foreign troops.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CNN

Reuniting soldiers with dogs they left behind

Staff Sgt. Edwin Caba served in Afghanistan for nearly three years. Like his fellow soldiers, he longed for a sense of normalcy during his tours.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Sunrise to sunset, days blend together for Wisconsin troops

Erica Steinke cracks Taylor Wahlberg's back after a squad stretch. They are both members of the Wisconsin National Guard 829th Engineer Co., and are spending the day breaking down what once was a maintenance tent for helicopter at Camp Pratt in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Telegraph

ASI Buddha bowl label plea

Patna, Aug. 9: Archaeological Survey of India has requested the ministry of external affairs to write to the Afghanistan government and ask what is written on the label placed in front of the 400kg greenish-grey granite bowl kept at the entrance of National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul.

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The Cricketer International

India grants $1m for Afghanistan stadium

The Indian government has approved the grant of $1 million for the construction of a cricket stadium in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Suria

Afghan poll rivals sign deal on unity...

Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates signed a deal Friday to form a national unity government, opening an apparent way forward in a dispute over the fraud-tainted election that threatens to revive ethnic conflict.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

State Department

Press Releases: Secretary Kerry Travel to Afghanistan

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan, today, August 7, to meet with Afghan leaders, including presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani, as well as President Hamid Karzai.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Globe and Mail

Afghanistan election crisis deepens with new fraud allegations

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, middle, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the start of a meeting at the U.S. embassy in Kabul on July 11, 2014.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

BBC News

Afghan election recount stalls again

A recount of votes in the Afghan election has been suspended again, despite being scheduled to restart on Saturday after the Muslim Eid holiday.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Daily Times

US special envoy for Af-Pak takes office : August 02, 2014,

WASHINGTON: According to the State Department, US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman, currently visiting Kabul, assumed charge of office on Friday, after his predecessor Ambassador James Dobbins concluded his tenure on July 31. The statement said, "Feldman is charged with the same mandate as his predecessors: to align, ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Common Dreams

The Jobless City of Kabul and the Works of War

KABUL, Afghanistan-Last week, here in Kabul, the Afghan Peace Volunteers welcomed activist Carmen Trotta, from New York, who has lived in close community with impoverished people in his city for the past 25 years, serving meals, sharing housing, and offering hospitality to the best of his ability.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Afghanistan's Stop-Start Recount

The election authorities in Afghanistan insist they will do their best to ensure the total recount of votes cast in the June 14 ballot will meet its deadline despite frequent stalling.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The Scoundrel Who Defines Afghanistan

He fought with the Soviets, then led the cavalry and B-52 bombers to rout the Taliban.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Allowing Afghanistan's future to be hijacked

Nearly five years after the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan , I was having dinner in Kabul with friends, including my wife and son visiting from Europe.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Stuff Said About the Afghan Election Audit

The internationally supervised, slow-moving audit of 8.1 million Afghan votes from last month's disputed presidential runoff resumed Sunday, a day after differences between the rival candidates over ballot scrutiny led to its temporary suspension.

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