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  1. Afghan weddings: bigger, fatter and hard to tameRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    With a burst of confetti, dancers clap and twirl around a garland-bedecked groom as Afghanistan's wedding season kicks into high gear, but lawmakers pushing for austerity are bent on taming out-of-control guest lists. Kabul wedding halls with Las Vegas-style razzle dazzle are busy as Afghans rush to get hitched before next month's Ramadan fasting begins, in a colourful contrast to the Taliban era when musical revelry and dancing were banned.

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  2. At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assaultRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | UAport

    Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide car bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Mirwais Khan Associated Press KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints Sunday in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said.

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  3. A simple day in the life...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... carpet seller displays a handmade rug bearing the image of US President Barack Obama inside his shop in Kabul, Afghanistan. The shop owner said the he spent a year sewing the carpet and that it is not for sale. (Muhammed Muheisen/Associated Press) # ...

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  4. Iran's Chabahar port to be operational by December 2016: Nitin GadkariRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DNA India

    "Work has started on the Chabahar port. There is a joint venture of Kandla Port Trust and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust .... We will start port activities in a year or a year-and-a-half," Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Gadkari told PTI in an interview here.

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  5. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    New York - Even as the Senate remains at an impasse over the future of US domestic surveillance powers, the National Security Agency will be legally unable to collect US phone records in bulk by the time Congress returns from its Memorial Day vacation. The administration, as suggested in a memo it sent Congress on Wednesday, declined to ask a secret surveillance court for another 90-day extension of the order necessary to collect US phone metadata in bulk.

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  6. Daesh actively recruiting in Afghanistan: US commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    The US commander said Daesh's sophisticated social media presence was tempting Taliban militants to join the group. Daesh is actively recruiting in Afghanistan but it not operational there at present, AP has reported the commander of international forces in Afghanistan as saying.

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  7. Jack Kelly: Stop blaming George BushRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    The fall of Ramadi, Iraq's fourth-largest city, 64 miles from Baghdad, to the vicious terrorists of the so-called Islamic State has renewed interest in an old controversy. "Knowing what we know now," invading Iraq was a mistake, say most GOP presidential candidates - including the brother of the president who ordered it.

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  8. Top US commander says IS actively recruiting in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    The commander of international forces in Afghanistan said on Saturday that the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in Afghanistan but is not yet operational there. General John F. Campbell said the group's sophisticated social media campaign was attracting Taliban fighters based in Afghanistan and Pakistan who are disgruntled with the lack of progress in more than 10 years of fighting to overthrow the Kabul government.

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  9. Blast kills governor in Afghanistan : May 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    TRINKOT: Governor of Charchino district, Afghanistan's Uruzgan province with Trinkot as its capital 370 km south of Kabul, lost his life in a bomb blast on Saturday, spokesman for provincial government, Dost Mohammad Nayab said. "The governor of Charchino district, Mohammad Ismael Haqyar was on way to office today morning when a bomb organized by militants went off in Shah Mashad area leaving him dead and injuring another person," Nayab told Xinhua.

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  10. Top US Commander Says ISIS Actively Recruiting in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Max

    The commander of international forces in Afghanistan said on Saturday that the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in Afghanistan but is not yet operational there. General John F. Campbell said the group's sophisticated social media campaign was attracting Taliban fighters based in Afghanistan and Pakistan who are disgruntled with the lack of progress in more than 10 years of fighting to overthrow the Kabul government.

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  11. Isis actively recruiting inAfghanistan, says US generalRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Kabul - The commander of international forces in Afghanistan said on Saturday that the Islamic State group is actively recruiting in the country, but is not yet operational there. General John F Campbell said the group's sophisticated social-media campaign was attracting Taliban fighters based in Afghanistan and Pakistan disgruntled with the lack of progress in more than 10 years of fighting to overthrow the Kabul government.

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  12. Top general predicts longer international presence in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    As Afghan forces try to fend off attacks by resurgent militants, the top coalition commander has been meeting with NATO leaders to hammer out details of a plan that could keep thousands of international advisers in the country for years to come. "There is overwhelming support to do something" to continue to aid the Afghan security forces," Gen.

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  13. Satellite races: Going the extra mile to stay in touch with Bolder BoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    Chris Meyer ran a Bolder Boulder satellite race last year at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, where he was stationed with the National Guard. Running the Bolder Boulder presents unique challenges to everybody who laces up a pair of shoes to compete in the race.

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  14. Afghanistan Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning for Afghanistan issued on September 5, 2014. The U.S. government remains highly concerned about possible attacks on U.S. citizens , U.S. facilities, businesses, and perceived U.S. and foreign interests.

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  15. The 'Kabuliwala' Afghans of KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Thousands of Afghans have lived for decades in the Indian city of Kolkata . Moska Najib and Nazes Afroz captured the stories of this little-known community.

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  16. Link About It: This Week's Picks: Obama's own Twitter account,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cool Hunting

    Award-winning photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson's powerful " Skate Girls of Kabul " series is currently on display at London's National Portrait Gallery and is set to be published in an upcoming book. Dobson traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan to capture the inspiring story of the organization Skateistan, which empowers young Afghan girls through the usually male-dominated sport of skateboarding.

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  17. Afghan parliament cries foul demand review of ISINDS pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Afghan parliamentarians on Saturday demanded a review of a controversial pact signed by Pakistan and Afghanistan for cooperation between their spy agencies amid growing opposition in political circles to the memorandum of understanding. The lawmakers raised the issue in the House of Representatives and said the memorandum of understanding between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency and the Afghan National Directorate of Security should be made public.

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  18. Memo to Afghanistan: Don't forget RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    When Ashraf Ghani became the president of Afghanistan last September, he pledged to improve relations with all neighbours, mainly Iran and Pakistan. While he has focused almost entirely on improving relations with Pakistan, and on bringing China on board for his top priority of talks with the Taliban, Ghani has lost sight of another powerful neighbour in the north, namely Russia.

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  19. Link About It: You're Using Emoji WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cool Hunting

    ... at London's National Portrait Gallery and is set to be published in an upcoming book. Dobson traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan to capture the inspiring story of the organization Skateistan, which empowers young Afghan girls through the usually ...

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  20. NSA Doval finds faults with Pak-Afghan spy agencies' dealRead the original story

    Friday | Big News Network.com

    National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said that Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence deal with Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security was based on wrong assumptions. "What Pakistan wanted was to take assurance and pressurize Afghanistan that they will not allow their territory to be used for any security related work by India.

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