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  1. Blast claims 2 lives of Afghan police; security forces kill 18 militants : January 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Times

    KABUL: A bomb blast presumably organized by Taliban militants claimed the lives of two police in Nangarhar's provincial capital Jalalabad on Saturday, spokesman for provincial government Ahmadzia Abdulzai said. "The blast against the vehicle of Border Police Force which occurred at around 11:00 a.m. local time today had claimed the lives of two police personnel and injured two others," Abdulzai told reporters.

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  2. Protesters Say Kabul Ignoring Growth of IS Group in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Weekday Magazine

    Dozens of activists from Afghan nongovernmental organizations have staged a protest in Kabul to call attention to what they say is the growing influence of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan. The protesters, many of them Shi'a from Afghanistan's ethnic Hazara minority, complained on January 23 that President Ashraf Ghani's government is ignoring the activities and growth of the IS group -- particularly in the central province of Ghazni.

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  3. Taliban fissures in Afghanistan are seen as an opening for Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan>> Across a violent swath of southern Afghanistan, rumors are swirling about a band of former Taliban fighters who have claimed allegiance to the Islamic State and are said to be fighting their former comrades for dominance. Reports of a firefight this month between the competing bands of jihadis in the remote district of Kajaki, in Helmand province, quickly created a stir.

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  4. 2 from Yemen charged in US with conspiracy to kill AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

    NEW YORK a Two al-Qaida members from Yemen befriended an American recruit and helped him join the terrorist group, clearing the way for the New York native to hatch a plot against the Long Island Rail Road, prosecutors said Tuesday. Saddiq Al-Abbadi and Ali Alvi were detained in Saudi Arabia before being brought to the United States on charges they conspired to kill Americans and provide material support to al-Qaida by fighting against U.S. forces in Afghanistan, prosecutors said.

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  5. Hometeam Division 3 hockey: Algonquin's captains rally for Wounded WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... the rink. On Sept. 4, Specialist Brian Arsenault , 28, was killed in action while serving his country in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Arsenault, a Bronze Star recipient, grew up in Northboro, and was a four-year member of the Algonquin Regional hockey team ...

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  6. Bomb kills 8 Afghan civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Nation

    At least eight civilians including women and children were killed when their van struck a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said. The incident occurred in the Jaghuri district of Ghazni province, Deputy Provincial Governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi told AFP.

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  7. 2 al Qaeda members charged in U.S. with conspiracy to kill AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CBS News

    Two al Qaeda members from Yemen befriended an American recruit and helped him join the terrorist group, clearing the way for the New York native to hatch a plot against the Long Island Rail Road, prosecutors said Tuesday. Saddiq Al-Abbadi and Ali Alvi were detained in Saudi Arabia before being brought to the United States on charges they conspired to kill Americans and provide material support to al Qaeda by fighting against U.S. forces in Afghanistan, prosecutors said.

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  8. Afghan Cabinet nominees presented to parliament after delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Daily Star

    KABUL, Afghanistan: Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani presented his nominees for Cabinet to the country's parliament for confirmation Tuesday - almost four months after he took office and amid mounting public impatience over the delays in forming a government. The candidates, including three women, were presented to the assembly's lower house, or Wolesi Jirga, as Ghani's original list was hit by controversy - with one nominee allegedly being sought by Interpol to answer tax evasion charges and two others mysteriously withdrawing their candidacy just hours before the presentation.

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  9. .com | 8 family members killed in Afghan blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | News24

    "The family was travelling from Kabul city to Ghazni when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb this morning, killing all the passengers," said Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, deputy governor for the eastern province of Ghazni.

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  10. Afghan Cabinet Introduced to Parliament for ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Big News Network.com

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday introduced his cabinet nominees to the parliament's lower house, or Wolesi Jirga, for a vote of confidence. The move came nearly four months after Ghani took office because of prolonged negotiations with his election-rival-turned coalition partner, Abdullah Abdullah, on finalizing the list.

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  11. Roadside bomb kills eight Afghan civilians: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Daily Star

    An Afghan National Army soldier fires a rifle during an ongoing anti-Taliban operation in Dangam district near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in eastern Kunar province on January 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO/Noorullah Shirzada GHAZNI, Afghanistan: At least eight civilians including women and children were killed when their van struck a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said.

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  12. Insurgent Bombs Kill 4 in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Big News Network.com

    A suicide car bomber has killed four Afghan security personnel and wounded more than a dozen others when their convoy was attacked in southern Helmand province. An Interior Ministry statement said Sunday Afghan security forces killed at least 27 Taliban insurgents in counter-insurgency operations in Helmand, Kandahar, Ghazni and Kunar regions.

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  13. Doonside artist appointed gallery trusteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Blacktown Sun

    IN 2009 a Hazara artist Khadim Ali said goodbye to Pakistan and moved to Australia on a Distinguished Talent Visa. On December 24, Mr Ali was named one of two gallery trustees alongside former Harvard University Professor Bruce Dowton, with their joint role to support and advise the Art Gallery of NSW's management team over the three years from January 1. ''I feel blessed.

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  14. Afghan police kill 12 Taliban militantsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | Xinhuanet

    A nine-member group of armed militants gave up fighting and joined the government-backed peace process in the northeast Badakhshan province while security forces have killed 12 militants across the conflict-ridden country over the past 24 hours. "A nine-member armed group laid down arms and joined the peace process in Toshkan district of Badakhshan province on Friday," provincial police Baba Jan told reporters Saturday.

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  15. Afghan President Seeks to Overhaul Local GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Wall Street Journal

    KUNDUZ, Afghanistan-President Ashraf Ghani has found a laboratory for his sweeping effort to overhaul Afghanistan's local governments in the northern province of Kunduz, which is beset by an emboldened Taliban insurgency, a thriving drug trade and prowling militias. Since Mr. Ghani came to office three months ago, his fragile coalition government hasn't been able to agree on the formation of a cabinet.

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  16. President Obama releases another high risk terrorist from GITMORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Examiner.com

    The President of the United States has released yet another high risk terrorist from GITMO . He is 61-year old Mohammed Zahir.

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  17. 16 killed in Afghan clashRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 4 | Newkerala.com

    A clash between Afghan security forces and the Taliban left at least 15 militants and a security personnel dead, and seven others injured in Ghazni province Sunday, an official said. "Security forces launched cleanup operations in Gadakhil area of Muqar district to stabilise security on Kabul-Kandahar highway and killed 15 militants," Shafiq Nang, spokesman for Ghazni's provincial government, told Xinhua.

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  18. Demolition at Bagram Air Base underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Examiner.com

    ... be found here. Paratrooper Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough, Massachusetts, died Sept. 4, in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th ...

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  19. 2014 deadliest for U.S. forces and Afghan civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Examiner.com

    ... Command, Afghanistan. On August 12, Sgt. 1st Class Samuel C. Hairston, 35, of Houston, Texas, died in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire. Hairston was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th ...

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  20. Once a child refugee, young Afghan becomes confident "Hungarian" ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | AlertNet

    BUDAPEST, Hungary, December 31 - Sipping coffee in a Budapest cafe, wearing a stylish black jacket, Dariush Rezai looks very much like other confident 20-year-olds in the room. Like many of them, he speaks in fluent Hungarian about playing X-Box and the guitar, and looking forward to enrolling in university.

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