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1 hr ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghan academics and religious scholars this week reiterated their commitment to Afghanistan's coming elections and sought to reassure voters that democracy is not at odds with Islam.
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5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
The U.S. Defense Department lacks the resources and rigorous procedures it needs to properly keep tabs on the billions of dollars in direct aid it gives to Afghan security forces through the Kabul government, according to a report issued today by the U.S. government's Afghanistan watchdog office.
9 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday
Chained up for 40 days in a bare cell: How thousands are 'cured of evil spirits' at brutal Afghan shrine Men and women are chained at a local shrine and forced to live on nothing but bread for 40 days or more The war in Afghanistan may have brought progress in the medical field, but the international aid has not reached the remote villages of ... (more)
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The daily Dubai-Kabul flight offers direct connections at Dubai with all four incoming Emirates daily flights from New Zealand.
Frustration is mounting in Washington, and among NATO allies, over Karzai's refusal to sign a bilateral security agreement , intended to shape the US military presence in the country beyond 2014.
Representatives of Northern Ireland's Causeway Institute for Peace-Building and Conflict Resolution visited Kabul this week, at the invitation of High Peace Council Chairman Salahuddin Rabbani to share their experience of peace-building.
The top U.S. diplomat for South Asia says international patience could wear thin with Sri Lanka unless it takes action to address allegations of atrocities during the island nation's civil war.
NATO warned it may be forced to withdraw all of its troops from Afghanistan by the end of next year if President Hamid Karzai doesn't sign a security agreement with the United States.
A taxi driver prepares to pay about $5 to a Kabul Traffic Police officer who had questioned the validity of his driver's license in this file photo from April 2013.
It was for the needs of the Army that Capt. Karen White one year ago decided to leave the U.S. Army Reserve for active duty as a nurse.
Jason Vorhees/The Telegraph Members of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade march up E. Johnston Street during a parade in Forsyth in 2009.
Key security matters, particularly strengthening of border management, Pakistan's role in Afghanistan's reconciliation process and enhancing economic cooperation will be the focus of talks when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Hamid Karzai convene for consultations with their key aides in Kabul today.