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  1. Desperate Afghan avalanche survivors await rescue on roofsSurvivors...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | TheCourier.com

    All around them, homes, people and livestock had vanished under the snow. The avalanche in this impoverished corner of Afghanistan killed at least 168 people this week, with dozens succumbing to plummeting temperatures elsewhere.

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  2. Death toll from Afghan avalanches tops 200: officialsRead the original story

    51 min ago | Bangkok Post

    The bulk of the deaths came in Panjshir province, north of Kabul, where at least 168 people were killed, acting provincial governor Abdul Rahman Kabiri told AFP. The avalanches came after days of heavy snow, which destroyed more than 100 homes in the province and blocked main roads, making it difficult for rescue workers to reach the stricken villages.

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  3. Helmand photographs document the theatre of warRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    Doubly so when those eyes belong to a soldier. From the determined light brown eyes of three Afghani officers training for life after the British handover of Camp Bastion to the thousand-yard stares of a troop of exhausted soldiers returning from a three-week patrol in the hinterland, this powerful exhibition records the last days of the latest British military operation in Afghanistan.

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  4. Obama to host new Afghan leaders at White House on March 24Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    In this Feb. 21, 2015 file-pool photo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. President Obama will host the leaders of Afghanistan's new unity government for their first White House visit next month.

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  5. Afghan president to visit U.S. in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will visit the White House next month as the U.S. finalizes options to slow the drawdown of troops there. Ghani is expected to arrive in Washington March 24. Ghani will address a joint session of Congress, House Speaker John Boehner announced Friday.

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  6. Toll in Afghan avalanches rises more than 250Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Afghan men remove snow from the roof of a car after avalanches in Panjshir province, on Thursday. Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian emergency in areas most severely hit by the bad weather, with snow sweeping through villages and blocking off roads.

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  7. Osama Bin Laden's Files: 'Very strong military activity in Afghanistan'Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    Federal prosecutors have introduced eight documents recovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in May 2011 as evidence in the trial of a terrorism suspect in New York. Abid Naseer is alleged to have taken part in al Qaeda's plotting in Europe and New York City.

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  8. Obama, Afghan leader to meet in late March at WHouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    President Barack Obama will receive his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani at the White House on March 24 as Washington weighs slowing down the withdrawal of US forces from the country. The two presidents will discuss security issues, economic development and US support for a reconciliation process, White House secretary Josh Earnest said Friday.

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  9. Obama To Host Afghan Leaders At White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    U.S. President Barack Obama will host the leaders of Afghanistan's unity government at the White House next month. The White House said in a statement on February 27 that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah will hold talks with Obama on March 24. The statement said Ghani and Obama will discuss security in Afghanistan, the country's economic development, and Washington's support for Kabul's reconciliation process with insurgent groups.

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  10. Love a man in uniform? Online dating scammers hope soRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Photos such as this one from Army.mil are copied and used in online false identity scams. Here, Sgt.

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  11. UN chief 'deeply saddened' by loss of life in Afghanistan avalanchesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is deeply saddened by the loss of life in Afghanistan as a result of avalanches, landslides and floods in the northern part of the country including in the Kabul, Parwan, Panjsher, Kapisa, Badakhshan and Nuristan provinces. According to media reports, the snowstorms began on Tuesday and continued through Thursday, causing some of the worst avalanches in decades and resulting in the deaths of some 180 people.

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  12. Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, chance of a lifetime, lifetime of chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    This morning the Belvoir Eagle published a plea from CENTCOM looking for civilian employees to fill critical needs in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, and Qatar. "Use your experience and expertise to support Defense Department operations overseas by volunteering to deploy as a member of the U.S. Central Command's Civilian Expeditionary Workforce" they said.

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  13. Three killed in Afghan suicide attackRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    At least three people -- two children and the attacker -- were killed and 13 injured in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, police said. The likely target of the attack was the motorcade of parliamentarian Farhidoon Mohmmand from the province , Xinhua quoted police spokesperson as saying.

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  14. Collected Department Releases: Associate Resettlement Officer - Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | State Department

    ... position for which you are applying in the Subject line of the email (i.e. Associate Protection Officer Kabul, AFGHANISTAN). You must send a separate email and application for each position for which you are qualified and wish to be considered. For ...

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  15. Collected Department Releases: Associate Protection Officer (Field) - Adjumani-Pakelle, UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | State Department

    ... position for which you are applying in the Subject line of the email (i.e. Associate Protection Officer Kabul, AFGHANISTAN). You must send a separate email and application for each position for which you are qualified and wish to be considered. For ...

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  16. Collected Department Releases: Associate Regional Resettlement Officer - Dakar, SenegalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | State Department

    ... position for which you are applying in the Subject line of the email (i.e. Associate Protection Officer Kabul, AFGHANISTAN). You must send a separate email and application for each position for which you are qualified and wish to be considered. For ...

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  17. Collected Department Releases: Associate Field Officer (Protection) - Maro, ChadRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | State Department

    ... position for which you are applying in the Subject line of the email (i.e. Associate Protection Officer Kabul, AFGHANISTAN). You must send a separate email and application for each position for which you are qualified and wish to be considered. For ...

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  18. Afghan troops push Taliban from key southern districtRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    Afghan forces on Friday routed the Taliban from a large swath of a key southern province that has long been an important insurgent stronghold, in their first major solo operation since international combat forces pulled out of the country, an American general and a senior Afghan police officer said. KABUL, Afghanistan - -- Afghan forces on Friday routed the Taliban from a large swath of a key southern province that has long been an important insurgent stronghold, in their first major solo operation since international combat forces pulled out of the country, an American general and a senior Afghan police officer said.

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  19. Taliban suicide bomber strikes NATO diplomatic convoy in KabulRead the original story

    Thursday | The Long War Journal

    The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for executing today's suicide attack in Kabul that struck a convoy transporting NATO's top diplomat to Afghanistan. A Turkish soldier and an Afghan civilian were killed in the blast.

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  20. UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: Protection of Civilians in Armed ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | CFR.org

    The Human Rights Unit of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan prepares mid-year reports on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in Afghanistan, as mandated by United Nations Security Council Resolution 2096 , which "recognizes the importance of ongoing monitoring and reporting to the United Nations Security Council on the situation of civilians in Afghanistan's armed conflict and in particular on civilian casualties." Cease the use of IEDs, particularly suicide attacks in all areas frequented by civilians, and stop using illegal pressure-plate IEDs.

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