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46 min ago | Weekday Magazine

'Foreigner' Brutally Killed In Kabul Attack

An intelligence official in Afghanistan's National Security Directorate says a "foreign citizen" was killed in Kabul on August 20 by a knife-wielding man who slit the victim's throat.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Afghans nervous as political deadline nears

With a crucial deadline soon approaching to inaugurate a new president and an election ballot recount in a critical stage, fears are growing that Afghanistan's fragile transition process could collapse into violence.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newkerala.com

Aga Khan Foundation - India extends humanitarian support to Afghanistan.

The Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Development Network have been working in Afghanistan for nearly two decades now.

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The Times of India

Blunt talk by India's Afghanistan envoy riles Pakistan

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on August 10, 2014.

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MilitaryCity.com

Reports: Afghan special forces negotiating with Taliban in Sangin

Afghan National Security Forces soldiers prepare for a resupply mission in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

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Fox News

US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital

A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.

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General Expects to Submit His Report on Bergdahl Next Month

The two star general tasked with investigating Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance from an U.S. Army outpost in Afghanistan has completed his interviews with Bowe Bergdahl, the Department of Defense confirmed on Tuesday.

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Fox News

Official says Afghanistan bars New York Times reporter from leaving country over vote story

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.

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Stars and Stripes

Afghanistan bars New York Times reporter from leaving country

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.

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The Miami Herald

Man arrested over death of Afghan in container

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.

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Asbury Park Press

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill suspected 48 militantsPakistan: Airstrikes...

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill suspected 48 militants Pakistan's military says it has killed 48 suspected militants in airstrikes in two tribal regions near Afghanistan.

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Counterpunch

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Here in Kabul, Sherri Maurin and I are guests of the Afghan Peace Volunteers' recently formed live-in community for young women.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Death of Afghan Sikh in shipping container shows minority's desperation

Bilandar Singh, 30, left, and Enderpal Singh, 28, stand next to their small store in downtown Kabul on Aug. 18, 2014.

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Foreign Policy

Afghanistan's Missing Political Will

In May 2014, as the three-person team I was on went to deliver emergency aid packages to the victims of flooding in northern Afghanistan, the police commander who escorted us told stories of his career in the armed forces that kept my mind busy for the rest of the trip.

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Andover Advertiser

Immigrant's cause of death unkown

Tests on the body of an immigrant found dead inside a cargo container have failed to establish how he died.

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Townhall

Afghanistan: Murder Capital for US Warriors

There is something deeply shameful about the official American response to this week's unprecedented gunning down of a U.S. Army two-star general by an Afghan army soldier.

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India.com

Narendra Modi writes to Hamid Karzai, greets him on Afghan Independence Day

New Delhi, Aug 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to President Hamid Karzai extending greetings for Afghanistan's Independence Day with a promise to continue India's full support to the efforts to build a strong, united, peaceful, democratic and prosperous Afghanistan.

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The Day

Agent gives Hollywood edgy look with a reala people

Jae C. Hong/AP Photo Talent agent Sid Levin, center, listens as actress Stephanie Sanchez, who was an officer in the U.S. Navy serving with the Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan, talks about her experiences in Levin's office in Los Angeles.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

DNA India

After Karachi and Kabul airport attacks, CISF tweaks security drill...

The CISF has rejiged security of all airports across the country as it has replaced the ritual drill of frisking of passengers with "tactical checking" in order to reduce hassles and ensure a heightened level of protection to civil air operations.

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Daily Mail

Apple employee and US Army reservist saved British colonel in Afghanistan

Ebola patients flee armed attack on Liberian isolation ward as Nigerian man is tested for deadly virus in Alicante hospital Apple customer service manager turned US Army reservist saved British colonel in Afghanistan by jumping in from of him to shield him from Taliban fire A U.S. Army reservist was shot six times when he saved a British Army ... (more)

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