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  1. AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    13 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    ... main opposition parties formed a coalition and for the first time united behind one candidate, Buhari. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja ...

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  2. Nurse reunited with injured Afghan children she helpedRead the original story

    19 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    But when the nurse was reunited with them on Friday at Shriners Hospital For Children, she found two cheerful 8-year-olds who had learned to speak English and to walk and even paint with artificial limbs. In 2013, Abdul Wahid was working with his family in the garden of his home in a remote, war-torn area when a rocket exploded, killing his brother, taking his right leg and badly damaging his other leg.

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  3. Afghan court sentences AP journalist's killer to 20 yearsRead the original story

    24 min ago | KSWO

    ... basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its... KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja ...

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  4. Acclaimed photographer Anja Niedringhaus diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Anja Niedringhaus faced down some of the world's greatest dangers and had one of the world's most infectious laughs. She photographed dying and death, and embraced humanity and life.

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  5. Wounded AP correspondent chronicles Afghan unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Associated Press correspondent Kathy Gannon, wounded Friday in a shooting that killed an AP photographer, has reported on Afghanistan for nearly three decades, chronicling the country from the Soviet occupation to the fall of the Taliban to the current presidential election and the coming withdrawal of foreign troops. Gannon, a Canadian who joined the AP in the mid-1980s, is known to colleagues, diplomats and government officials for her encyclopedic knowledge of the region and for her fearless pursuit of stories, whether they be found in a cave on the Afghan-Pakistan border or in the carpeted halls of power in Kabul or Islamabad.

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  6. India's engagement in Afghanistan has true potential, say Afghan scholarsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Ties between India and Afghanistan are historic. The two countries have enjoyed friendly ties since ages and India continues to rebuild Afghanistan, says a book written by scholars and diplomats from South Asia .

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  7. Nurse reunited with injured Afghan childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    But when the nurse was reunited with them on Friday at Shriners Hospital For Children, she found two cheerful 8-year-olds who had learned to speak English and to walk and even paint with artificial limbs. In 2013, Abdul Wahid was working with his family in the garden of his home in a remote, war-torn area when a rocket exploded, killing his brother, taking his right leg and badly damaging his other leg.

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  8. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani address to Congress held extraordinary valueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The United States will maintain its current 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday after President Barack Obama met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. "Based on President Ghani's request... President Ashraf Ghani's speaking to Congress this past Wednesday held far more valuable content than the Netanyahu speech that received far more coverage several weeks ago.

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  9. The Prospects for Peace Talks in AfghanistanRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Since the announcement by Afghanistan's chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, in Moscow in February that the Taliban is willing to engage in direct negotiations with Kabul, there have been conflicting reports of the progress of the talks. These would be the first direct talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban since the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan.

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  10. Saturday gala to aid Captain Joseph House Foundation in Port AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    Two old friends of an effort to create the first-in-the-nation refuge for families of fallen military will speak at the third annual Captain Joseph House dinner and auction at C'est Si Bon from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $85 for general admission and $75 for veterans for the gala at the restaurant at 23 Cedar Park Drive in Port Angeles.

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  11. Fremont: Afghan-Americans hold vigils, sign petitions to protest Kabul killingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

    Afghan-Americans seeking to honor an innocent woman brutally killed by a mob in Kabul held vigils and started a petition drive this week, turning their outrage into pleas for justice and change in Afghanistan. At two Fremont ceremonies Thursday night, protesters -- most of them women dressed in black -- waved signs and chanted in support of Farkhunda, whom a mob beat to death last week when she was falsely accused of burning the Quran.

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  12. US Army Nurse Reunites With 10-Year-Old Afghanistan War Victims In LARead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS Local

    LOS ANGELES - A U.S. Army nurse was reunited Friday with two 10-year-old war victims that she saved while serving in Afghanistan. Lynette Fisher-Austin, known as Captain Sam, flew from Maryland to Los Angeles to meet with Abdul and Shah Bibi Tarakhail for the first time in nearly two years.

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  13. RAF unit marches through Bedale on its return from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    WITHDRAWAL: Troops from 90 Signals Unit of the RAF march through the centre of Bedale to mark the end of Operation Herrick in Afghanistan. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH PARADE: Troops from 90 Signals Unit of the RAF march through the centre of Bedale to mark the end of Operation Herrick in Afghanistan.

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  14. Pictures & Video: Richmond honours 5th Regiment Royal Artillery for...Read the original story

    Thursday | Darlington and Stockton Times

    PARADE: Troops from K Battery, 5th Regiment Royal Artillery marched in Richmond today for a medal ceremony to honour their service in Afghanistan. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT PARADE: Troops from K Battery, 5th Regiment Royal Artillery marched in Richmond today for a medal ceremony to honour their service in Afghanistan.

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  15. Afghan Woman Who Was Beaten To Death By Mob For Allegedly Desecrating The Koran Was InnocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Townhall

    Last week, Caleb Howe at Truth Revolt posted a brutal video of an Afghan woman being beaten to death by an angry mob for allegedly desecrating the Koran. "The crowd can be seen beating and kicking her, hitting her with sticks, and even dropping large bricks and blocks of stone on her.

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  16. Oxford's Unapologetic Female ApologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christianity Today

    Amy Orr-Ewing, among the most prominent apologists in the UK today, found her voice in a place where she wasn't allowed to speak at all. It was 1996, and Amy and Francis "Frog" Orr-Ewing were 19-year-old students in love and planning their second mission trip together.

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  17. Winnipeggers rally for Afghan woman killed after Qur'an burningRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    A group of Winnipeggers gathered at the Manitoba Legislature Friday night to call for an end to violence against women. A group of Winnipeggers rallied Friday night in honour of an Afghan woman who was thrown off a building, run over with a car, set on fire and thrown into the Kabul River by a mob of men who accused her of burning pages of the Qur'an.

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  18. A barbaric lynching : March 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The Af-Pak region as a whole has disintegrated abysmally when it comes to its treatment of women. The ghastly daylight murder of a 28-year-old Kabul woman, Farkhunda, by a mob of savages in the Afghan capital city has set off a tidal wave of protests by women there, who are determined that Farkhunda's memory should not be murdered like her body was brutalised.

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  19. Vancouver tribute pole shines a light on the journey of veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | University of British Columbia

    At artist Foster Eastman's studio in Coal Harbour, a few veterans from Afghanistan are working on a tribute pole which is carved with satellite images of Kandahar and Kabul.

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  20. Ariana Yaftali says the mob killing of Farkhunda is just one recent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    More than 1,300 murdered and missing aboriginal women in Canada. Hundreds of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria.

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