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  1. Taliban publicize training camp in northern AfghanistanRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    Just one week after overrunning a district in the northern province of Jawzjan, the Afghan Taliban are now touting the existence of a training camp in neighboring Faryab province. The Taliban publicized the training camp, which they claimed is in the northern province of Faryab, in an hour-long video that was released on Dec. 18 on their official propaganda website, Voice of Jihad.


  2. Afghan army operations kill 141 militants, 5 soldiers die in attacksRead the original story

    Saturday |

    About 141 Taliban militants have been killed as Afghan army waged offensives within the last 48 hours, said the country's Defense Ministry on Saturday morning. "Afghan National Army conducted operations to ensure security in surrounding areas of Kunar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Helmand, Uruzgan, Balkh and Herat provinces over the past 48 hours, killing 141 armed opponents,"the ministry said in a statement.


  3. German minister with Afghan studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Peninsula

    German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen with Balkh University students following a discussion with them at the German consulate in Mazare Sharif, Afghanistan, yesterday.


  4. Taliban Takes District on Turkmen BorderRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | EurasiaNet

    The Taliban has overrun Afghanistan's Khamyab District and is now Turkmenistan's immediate neighbor. Turkmenistan's border runs along the western, northwestern, and northeastern sides of Khamyab.


  5. Taliban Takes District On Turkmen BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Weekday Magazine

    Turkmenistan's border runs along the western, northwestern, and northeastern sides of Khamyab. Turkmenistan's border guards and security forces have been building walls, digging ditches, and establishing new border posts across the border from Khamyab since early October.


  6. Robertson, Fisk To Speak At Centennial Conference In New YorkRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Groong

    ROBERTSON, FISK TO SPEAK AT CENTENNIAL CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK By Weekly Staff on December 9, 2014 NEW YORK-Jurist Geoffrey Robertson and journalist Robert Fisk are among the confirmed speakers at "Responsibility 2015," the international conference marking the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, to be held on March 13-15, 2015, at New York's Marriott Marquis Hotel. Geoffrey Robertson Geoffrey Robertson is an international jurist, human rights lawyer, and academic.


  7. Has life improved for Afghan women?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | BBC News

    Taller than her classmates, when she waves a small Afghan flag, it flutters above a sea of white headscarves in the courtyard of the Zarghuna Girls' School in Kabul. "I'm proud of my flag, and proud to go to school, so I can build my country," she declares as she approaches me at the start of the school day on a chilly winter morning in Kabul.


  8. Afghan official: US drone kills 9 Taliban fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Lowell Sun

    A suspected U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan killed nine alleged Pakistani Taliban fighters in a rural village near the mountainous border between the two countries, a local official said Sunday. The strike Saturday afternoon hit the village of Shiltan in Kunar province's Shigal District, killing a senior commander of the insurgent group and also wounding a fighter, provincial police chief Gen.


  9. US drones kill 13 'militants'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Daily Star

    Two US drone strikes this weekend killed at least 13 alleged militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan. This photo is taken from The Guardian website.


  10. Four killed in Afghan grenade attackRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 |

    At least four civilians were killed and 12 injured early Sunday in a hand-grenade attack in Afghanistan's Balkh province, police said. "A man hurled a hand-grenade at a house in Chamtal district where a wedding party was underway," a police official told Xinhua.


  11. Second Annual Rumi Media Awards 2014 is Held in Las Vegas Before New Year PartyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | PR Log

    Afghanistan & International Media & Artists are Invited on Red Carpet at The M Resort Spa & Casino Hotel on December 28th, 2014 PRLog - Dec. 6, 2014 - FREMONT, Calif. -- Rumi Awards, a global awards organization, expects 100s of journalists, high profile artists, biggest news organizations and Rumi lovers from around the globe at The M Resort Spa & Casino Hotel in Las Vegas on Dec. 28th, 2014- only days before the new year party celebration on the strip of famous Las Vegas Blvd. Rumi Awards, one of the fastest growing media & entertainment entity with 100s of volunteers around the globe, aims to provide global audiences with unmatched content and creative entertainment services that promotes love and peace.


  12. Oscars 2015: Watch All the Trailers from the Documentary ShortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | KQED

    Every Oscar season, the focus falls on the top actor races, how many times Meryl Streep has been nominated, and what people might wear to the ceremony. The award for best documentary of the year is often overlooked; the announcement often coincides with the time during the Oscar party when everyone lines up for the bathroom.


  13. Kabul installs new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Newsday

    A new police chief has been installed in the Afghan capital, Kabul, ending days of confusion over the fate of incumbent Gen Zahir Zahir. Interior ministry spokesman Sidiq Sidiqi said: "Abdul Rahman Rahimi, the former police chief of Balkh, is appointed as Kabul police chief and General Zahir is appointed as the head of the counter crime department.


  14. 14 Taliban insurgents killed in counter-terrorism opera...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: At least 14 Taliban militants were killed and one militant was injured following military operations by Afghan national security forces in various provinces of the country. The Afghan Ministry of Interior said in a statement, Afghan National Police conducted several anti-terrorism joint operations with Afghan National Army and NDS to clean some of the areas from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan.


  15. 11 militants killed in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 |

    According to the statement, the operations were conducted in Parwan, Balkh, Kandahar, Paktiya and Farah provinces, Xinhua reported. The militants were killed Sunday night.


  16. Two blasts in Afghan cities wound 29 civiliansRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 |

    Two bomb blasts went off in the eastern Khogiani district and the northern Mazar-e-Sharif city Friday, leaving 29 people, all civilians, injured, officials said. Both the blasts occurred almost at the same time - 1.30 p.m. -- Friday.


  17. Taliban battle Afghan forces at Helmand's Camp BastionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Star Online

    Taliban militants have launched an offensive against Afghan forces at Camp Bastion, the huge base in southern Helmand province vacated by the British military a month ago, officials said. "Taliban attacked under the cover of darkness during the night, but our security forces fought against them well and prevented any damage to the camp," General Ghulam Farooq Parwani, deputy commander of Maiwand 215 military corps said on Friday.


  18. 2 blasts in eastern, northern Afghan cities wound 29 civiliansRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 |

    Two bomb blasts went off in the eastern Khogiani and the northern Mazar-e-Sharif city respectively on Friday, leaving 29 persons, all civilians injured, officials said. A bomb exploded inside a mosque in Khogiani district, Nangarhar province on Friday, wounding over two dozen people, six of whom were in critical condition, a local official said.


  19. 4 killed as insurgent attacks continue in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Washington Post

    Insurgents struck targets across Afghanistan Friday, killing at least four and wounding scores, extending a string of attacks in recent weeks that have placed Afghans on edge two months into the term of the new U.S.-backed government. In the volatile southern province of Helmand, a suicide bomber drove a truck filled with explosives into a police outpost in Nawzad district at around 8:30 a.m., killing four policemen and wounding five, said Omer Zowak, a spokesman for the provincial governor's office.


  20. Deadly bombings hit Afghan provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Al Jazeera

    A car-bomb attack on police in Afghanistan's Helmand province has killed three policemen and wounded three others, local officials say. Friday's raid on a police checkpoint in Nawzad district was just one of three attacks in three different provinces.