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  1. Optimal batteries can make critical difference on battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ECNmag

    Something as seemingly insignificant as a battery could change a battlefield outcome. Staff Sgt.

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  2. Parting shot: No fond farewell for 82nd paratroopers in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Stars and Stripes

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan - American paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division have spent the last seven months closing down bases in eastern Afghanistan. Soldiers of Company C, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment are members of the last American battalion conducting full-spectrum combat operations in Afghanistan as the U.S. military prepares to pull its combat troops out of the country by the end of the year.

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  3. Optimal batteries can make critical difference on battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The United States Army

    Something as seemingly insignificant as a battery could change a battlefield outcome. Staff Sgt.

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  4. Taliban blast kills 4 Afghan soldiers, gov't forces kill 35 militantsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    A bomb blast organized by militants claimed the lives of four personnel of Afghan national army and injured a dozen others including half a dozen civilians in the fortified Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday. "Four personnel of the national army were killed and 12 others including six civilians, sustained injuries as a bomb targeted a bus of national army personnel in Chilston area, Kabul city today morning," Defense ministry said in a statement here.

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  5. Al-Qaeda regional chief an Indian, met him twice: Pakistani journalist Hamid MirRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Indian Express

    Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has claimed that the head of al-Qaeda's new wing in the subcontinent had once offered to stage an attack on American forces in Afghanistan for him, and allow him to film the "story" for his television channel. Mir, who spoke at the Idea Exchange programme of The Indian Express on Friday, said he had met Asim Umar, chief of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, in Afghanistan's Ghazni province in 2005, and again, for a second time, two years later.

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  6. Afghan Amputees Struggle to Access ServicesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    Disabled people in the southeast Afghan province of Khost say the quality of care at their local orthopaedic centre has deteriorated drastically since it opened three years ago. Rehabilitation programmes like the one in Khost are vital in a country where so many people have lost limbs in more than 30 years of conflict that has also involved the indiscriminate use of landmines.

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  7. 25 Taliban killed, 10 injured in clearing operations in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: At least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 10 others were injured following joint military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past. The Afghan Ministry of Interior said in a statement Thursday that the operations were conducted jointly by Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.

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  8. State Department spent millions on six towers nobody wants in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Six communication towers were built in Afghanistan at a cost to U.S. taxpayers of more than $6.5 million, despite the fact that the Pentagon didn't want them and Afghan officials couldn't use them. The towers were constructed by the U.S. State Department, and now Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko wants to know why.

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  9. Taliban in uniform storm police headquarters in north Afghan cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | AlertNet

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  10. Aafia Siddiqui, target of Islamist prisoner swap proposals, withdraws appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Russia Taday

    ... for allegedly shooting at FBI agents, US soldiers and interpreters who sought to interrogate her in Ghazni, Afghanistan for supposed links to Al-Qaeda. Shot in the abdomen, she was the only person wounded in the encounter. There are conflicting ...

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  11. Aafia allowed to end US appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Nation

    ... shoot and kill a group of FBI agents, US soldiers and interpreters who were about to interrogate her in Ghazni, Afghanistan, for alleged links to Al-Qaeda. None of them were wounded, but Siddiqui was shot in the abdomen when they returned fire.

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  12. Aafia allowed to end US appeal : October 10, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Daily Times

    ... shoot and kill a group of FBI agents, US soldiers and interpreters who were about to interrogate her in Ghazni, Afghanistan, for alleged links to al Qaeda. None of them were wounded, but Siddiqui was shot in the abdomen when they returned fire. ...

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  13. Pakistani woman acclaimed by Islamists allowed to end U.S. appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Star Online

    ... and kill a group of FBI agents, U.S. soldiers and interpreters who were about to interrogate her in Ghazni, Afghanistan, for alleged links to al Qaeda. Siddiqui likely would not be allowed to file another appeal except under extraordinary ...

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  14. In Balochistan, Violence Continues to Target JournalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Weekday Magazine

    QUETTA, Pakistan -- Journalism has become one of the most dangerous professions in the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan, where 38 journalists have been killed since 2008. Habibur Rahman Taseer, a stringer for Deusche Welle, is among the latest victims of violence and intimidation against media workers.

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  15. Afghan Amputees Struggle to Access ServicesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    Disabled people in the southeast Afghan province of Khost say the quality of care at their local orthopaedic centre has deteriorated drastically since it opened three years ago. Rehabilitation programmes like the one in Khost are vital in a country where so many people have lost limbs in more than 30 years of conflict that has also involved the indiscriminate use of landmines.

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  16. Australia to look into Afghan attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | NEWS.com.au

    IMMIGRATION Minister Scott Morrison says his department will investigate allegations that two Afghan Hazaras with links to Australia have been attacked by Taliban fighters. Refugee groups have raised concerns about the forced return of the Hazaras in the wake of the attacks, including the murder of dual Australian-Afghan citizen Sayed Habib Musawi.

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  17. Islamic State Not in South Asia, but Supporters Carry the BatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Big News Network.com

    When Islamic State propaganda material and flyers turned up in parts of South Asia last month, they were accompanied with news headlines like these: "ISIS Makes Inroads in Afghanistan, Pakistan," from Foreign Policy magazine, and, "Ultra-Radical Islamists Move to Take Over From 'Tired'Taliban, al-Qaida Leaders," from Canada's CBC News website. Many people speculated that the extremist group that has grabbed the world's attention in Iraq and Syria is now trying to get a foothold in the al-Qaida stronghold in South Asia.

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  18. Islamic State Not in South Asia, but Supporters Carry the BatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Voice of America

    When Islamic State propaganda material and flyers turned up in parts of South Asia last month, they were accompanied with news headlines like these: "ISIS Makes Inroads in Afghanistan, Pakistan," from Foreign Policy magazine, and, "Ultra-Radical Islamists Move to Take Over From 'Tired'Taliban, al-Qaida Leaders," from Canada's CBC News website. Many people speculated that the extremist group that has grabbed the world's attention in Iraq and Syria is now trying to get a foothold in the al-Qaida stronghold in South Asia.

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  19. Comment on Do the Taliban have Buddha Nature? by Choosing between WCs ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Atanu Dey on India's Development

    Here we go again. In March of 2001, the Taliban destroyed the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan.

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  20. Afghan politicians are exaggerating Taliban wins, U.S. general saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Washington Post

    The new top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that the Afghan military continues to hold its own against the Taliban insurgency, but Afghan military officials are afraid to describe their own successes and have to deal with Afghan politicians who exaggerate Taliban battlefield wins. The comments by Army Gen.

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