Helmand, Afghanistan Newswire

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  1. This is what Eid is like in one of Afghanistana s most dangerous provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    A baby - naked, with red-hennaed feet and round eyes lined with kohl - screamed in anguish as emergency doctors in this area's hospital for war victims stitched up a finger-size gash on the side of her tiny head.

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  2. Helmand police chief mentored by Marines is dismissed after Taliban violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Marine Corps Times

    British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Richard Stagg, meets the police chief of southern Helmand province, Maj.

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  3. At least 73 killed in Afghan violenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | West Hawaii Today

    At least 60 militants, 12 members of the Afghan security forces and one civilian were killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan, officials said Monday.

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  4. Violence Kills At Least 60 Across AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Weekday Magazine

    Afghan security officials inspect the site of a suicide bomb blast that targeted a security convoy in Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, on July 21. Most of the casualties were reported from the northern Faryab Province, where a gunbattle between government forces and the Taliban has been going on since July 18. Ahmad Javid Bedar, a provincial ... (more)

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  5. 2 killed, 9 wounded in suicide car bombing in S AfghanistanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Xinhuanet

    Afghans gather around a destroyed military armed vehicle at the site of suicide bombing in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, July 21, 2014.

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  6. Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 2 in southRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Deseret News

    A suicide bomber targeted a police convoy in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Monday, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian, a local official said.

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  7. Two killed in Afghanistan car bomb attackRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Newkerala.com

    At least two people were killed and nine injured Monday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

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  8. Virtual doctors: easier to talk to than the real thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The First Post

    After writing about Google Cardboard and its predecessor - a device made by the University of Southern California's Institute of Creative Technologies - last week, I realised I had a layover of several hours in Los Angeles.

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  9. the Big Interview: Taking nursing to a different levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | This is Wiltshire

    CHERYL Kelser, 51, is a Great Western Hospital intensive care nurse and an RAF reservist corporal who has served two tours in Afghanistan with 4626 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.

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  10. not a Very Brave New WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    Don't think you'll see things like this in USA papers. Or maybe you already have.

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  11. PR :: Jarhead 2: Field of Fire on Blu-ray and DVD Aug 19Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | DigitallyOBSESSED.com

    Transports the action to the brutal battlefields and dusty villages of Afghanistan, where a band of Marines risk their lives to save a woman fleeing certain death at the hands of her Taliban pursuers.

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  12. Afghan forces battle for Helmand after troops pull outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | The Peninsula

    LASHKAR GAH: Afghan forces battled the Taliban in southern Helmand province yesterday for a second week, officials and residents said, seeking to reassert control over a strategic district just weeks after the departure of US troops.

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  13. Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Al Jazeera

    The Taliban has established a foothold in southern Afghanistan in a 10-day battle against Afghan forces, locals said, as the army and police struggle to prove they can defeat the fighters without NATO help.

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  14. Taliban kills dozens in major assault in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Marine Corps Times

    Hundreds of Taliban fighters have launched a days-long assault in Afghanistan to take back a former stronghold of the group, according to several media reports.

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  15. Territory falls to Taliban after offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Peninsula

    KANDAHAR: The Taliban have established a foothold in southern Afghanistan in a ten-day battle against Afghan forces, locals said yesterday, as the army and police struggle to prove they can defeat the insurgents without Nato help.

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  16. Taleban establish foothold in southern Afghanistan after offensiveRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | The Straits Times

    The Taleban have established a foothold in southern Afghanistan in a 10-day battle against Afghan forces, locals said on Sunday, as the army and police struggle to prove they can defeat the insurgents without Nato help.

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  17. Northamptonshire soldiers receive medals after service in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Northampton Today

    The 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, known as The Poachers which recruits from across the East Midlands, took part in one of the British Army's last ever tours of Helmand Province in September last year.

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  18. Karzai: 'Foreigners' Behind Taliban OffensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai in the past has often used the term "foreign interests" to describe Pakistan without specifically naming the country.

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  19. 800 Taliban fight Afghan troops in five-day battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Daily Times

    KANDAHAR: More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said Wednesday, adding that 40 civilians have died in five days of fighting.

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  20. Soldiers walk proud on parade at Kendrew BarracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    Soldiers who dodged bullets, faced insurgents and helped train Afghan security forces for the last 11 months were on parade at their home base.

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