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  1. 2 Americans killed in Taliban suicide attack on a military convoy in Kabul Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Daily Mail

    The passengers that make your flight hell, from selfish seat recliners and smelly travelers to parents who let their kids run riot US airlines spend a QUARTER less on food for passengers since 9/11 The captain of Afghanistan's national rugby team, Sayed Mustafa Saadat, 27, was on the scene and carried an injured man to the hospital An American civilian and a U.S. soldier were among the seven killed in a suicide bomb attack on military a convoy in Kabul on Tuesday, a military official confirmed. A Taliban spokesman claimed the group was responsible for massive blast that also wounded at least 20 and damaged 17 vehicles according to NBC News .

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  2. Fears of unrest cloud Afghanistan as election dispute drags onRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Stars and Stripes

    As Afghanistan's disputed presidential vote nears an uncertain conclusion, fears are mounting that post-election unrest could threaten the fragile political order that the United States has struggled for 13 years to help build. Recent developments have raised questions about the ability of Abdullah Abdullah - the onetime front-runner who has alleged a conspiracy to rig the results against him - to pacify supporters if he, as expected, is declared the runner-up.

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  3. Suicide Bomber Hits NATO Troops in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Common Dreams

    An American soldier stands near a damaged vehicle at the site of the suicide attack in Kabul. A suicide bomber hit a NATO convoy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing three troops and wounding 13 Afghan civilians in one of the biggest blasts in the area for months.

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  4. Kabul suicide car bomb kills 3 NATO soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Daily Star

    KABUL: A Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a NATO convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul Tuesday, killing three soldiers and wounding at least 13 Afghan civilians in a massive blast. At the side of the road, U.S. and Polish troops gave first-aid to bloodstained comrades beside the wrecked remains of a military vehicle, but the nationality of the dead soldiers was not confirmed.

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  5. Crisis looms as Afghan election commission set to announce vote audit resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Daily Times

    KABUL: The announcement Friday of Election Commission Chairman Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani that the audit on the votes in the runoff presidential polls has been completed and that the final results would be announced soon are expected to further aggravate instead of resolving the political crisis in the country, according to analysts here. In talks with reporters, Nuristani categorically said that the audit process of the ballot boxes will be concluded Sunday and the final results of the polls will be announced within days.

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  6. Not Taliban. And Other Afghan News.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Daily Kos

    On Remembrance Day in 2012, in Toronto, Laila Rashidie and Suraia Sahar held up a banner opposing Canadian military presence in Afghanistan. Coverage by the Toronto Sun questioned whether the two were Taliban supporters.

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  7. In Afghanistan, U.N. fears for the safety of its staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | TwinCities

    The United Nations is debating whether to withdraw its staff from one of Afghanistan's largest and safest cities as concerns grow that a deadlock between the country's two presidential candidates could lead to unrest. In a series of stern statements Saturday, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said it's facing increasing threats as it oversees a recount of votes in Afghanistan's presidential runoff.

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  8. U.N. faces growing threats in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Washington Post

    The United Nations is debating whether to withdraw its staff from one of Afghanistan's largest and safest cities as concerns grow that a deadlock between the country's two presidential candidates could lead to unrest. In a series of stern statements Saturday, the United Nations' mission in Afghanistan said it's facing increasing threats as it oversees a recount of Afghanistan's contested presidential runoff.

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  9. Abdullah backer warns of civil unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: A powerful backer of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said yesterday his supporters would launch street protests and occupy government buildings if they were unhappy with the outcome of a disputed election. The statement risked exacerbating tensions in a two-month political crisis that has destabilised Afghanistan ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops by the end of 2014, 13 years into a war against Taliban insurgents.

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  10. Afghan regional leader threatens protests over disputed electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Reuters

    A powerful backer of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said on Thursday his supporters would launch street protests and occupy government buildings if they were unhappy with the outcome of a disputed election. The statement risked exacerbating tensions in a two-month political crisis that has destabilized Afghanistan ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops by the end of 2014, 13 years into a war against Taliban insurgents.

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  11. Five policemen killed in Afghanistan attacksRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Newkerala.com

    Five Afghan policemen were killed in a clash followed by a blast in the eastern province of Laghman Tuesday, sources said. "Taliban militants launched an attack on an Afghan Local Police checkpoint in Badpakh district.

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  12. Pressure on Afghan presidential candidate not to cede powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: "Radicals" backing Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah could foment post-election violence if he isn't given an equitable share of power, his spokesman warned ahead of a meeting with his rival aimed at resolving a months-long election dispute. The camps of the two candidates - former foreign minister Abdullah and former finance minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai - said the two were expected to meet soon to negotiate a final deal on what powers should be given to a proposed chief executive position, the final sticking point of a national unity government.

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  13. 86 militants killed. 62 injured in Afghanistan: Gov'tRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Nepalnews.com

    About 86 Taliban militants have been killed and 62 others got injured as the Afghan security forces carried out cleanup operations in different provinces within the last 24 hours, said the country's Interior Ministry on Saturday morning. "The cleanup operations were conducted by the Afghan police, army and the National Directorate of Security or intelligence agency personnel in Balkh, Helmand, Zabul, Kandahar, Paktika, Herat, Badghis and Kapisa provinces.

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  14. A new warning of unrest amid Afghan vote disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Star

    AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, File An Afghan election commission worker, left, sorts ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan. 'Radicals' backing Abdullah could foment postelection violence if he isn't given an equitable share of power, his spokesman warned on Saturday, ahead of a meeting with his rival aimed at resolving a monthslong election dispute.

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  15. 86 militants killed, 62 injured in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Xinhuanet

    About 86 Taliban militants have been killed and 62 others got injured as the Afghan security forces carried out cleanup operations in different provinces within the last 24 hours, said the country's Interior Ministry on Saturday morning. "The cleanup operations were conducted by the Afghan police, army and the National Directorate of Security or intelligence agency personnel in Balkh, Helmand, Zabul, Kandahar, Paktika, Herat, Badghis and Kapisa provinces.

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  16. Rebels Make Progress in East UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Townhall

    Pakistan: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif convened an emergency session of the National Assembly to discuss the continuing clashes and protests in Islamabad. Comment: Pakistani political commenters wrote that even the parliamentary opposition supports Nawaz Sharif in standing up to a small, but loud minority that is calling for his resignation.

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  17. Afghan forces kill 35 militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Peninsula

    Kabul: At least 35 Taliban militants were killed and 18 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

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  18. Afghani security kill 35 Taliban militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: At least 35 Taliban militants were killed and 18 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

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  19. 35 militants killed in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Big News Network.com

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  20. Afghan "Torn" Women Get Another ChanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Inter Press Service

    Rukia recovers after a successful fistula operation at Malalai Maternity Hospital in Badakhshan, Afganistan .

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