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News on Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

49 min ago | Russia Taday

India-Russia-Afghanistan synergy: India to pay for Russian arms supplies to Kabul

It is a done deal and already under implementation, quietly but surely: securing India's and Russia's strategic interests in Afghanistan in the not-too-distant scenario of the drawdown of American and NATO forces from Afghanistan.

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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Officials: Taliban Kill 5 Afghan Police Officers

Officials in Afghanistan say five police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a checkpoint in the country's volatile south.

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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Hole in Afghan budget stirs unease as West starts packing bags

A $375 million hole in the Afghan budget is threatening public projects and civil servants' salaries, officials say, putting the aid-dependent economy under stress just as Afghanistan awaits a new leader and foreign troops prepare to go home.

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3 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

White House Mulls Leaving Less than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan

Although the Obama administration is still considering how many U.S. troops to leave in Afghanistan after 2014, there are reports that the residual force could fall well under 10,000.

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7 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Afghan election commission delays vote results

Afghanistan's election commission has delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Hamid Karzai

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Afghan Election Commission Delays Vote Results

Afghanistan's election commission has delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits.

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8 hrs ago | Townhall

Back to Where We Started in Post-NATO Afghanistan

Afghanistan: With about half the ballots counted, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah leads the vote count in the presidential election.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Norgrove charity gives half a million to Afghan projects

A TINY Western Isles-based charity set up after a kidnapped Scots aid worker was mistakenly shot dead by US forces has given more than 500,000 to help women and children affected by the Afghanistan conflict.

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Stars and Stripes

Georgia Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

About 150 members of the Georgia National Guard from the Toccoa-based 876th Engineer Company are heading to Afghanistan this summer for a nine-month deployment.

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SooToday

Afghan commemoration cloaked in secrecy

A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, Life, Veteran Affairs

Uprisingradio.org

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on US Troops in Afghanistan,...

Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on US Troops in Afghanistan, Party Appeals to Latino Vote and Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, an author and a professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: Talks between the US and Afghanistan indicate that US ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US News, University of Texas at Austin, Hamid Karzai

The Wall Street Journal

GOP's McSally Attacks 'War on Women' Line

For one of the most aggressive rebuttals to the Republican "war on women" since Democrats adopted the line of attack a few years ago, look to Arizona Republican Martha McSally , the first American female combat pilot.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Paul Ryan, World News,

Nerve News

Four militants killed, eight captured in Afghanistan

At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.

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India Talkies

Four militants killed, eight captured in Afghanistan - Indiatalkies.com

Kabul, April 22: At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.

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GPB.org

British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

Louise Hastie, the shelter manager of Nowzad Dogs in Kabul, holds a stray puppy named Aki.

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ABC News

Afghan Campaign Worker Shot Dead Outside Home

An Afghan official says a prominent campaign worker in the country's presidential election has been shot dead outside his home in eastern Afghanistan.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Afghan campaign worker shot dead outside home

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid denied involvement. He said the insurgents respected Esmatullah as a former mujahedeen fighter against the Soviets.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

The real war against women and children being waged by Islamic 'extremist'

Human sex trafficking has evolved into an international disgrace. Exploiting women and children for financial gain is merely one category that is horrid enough, however another category continues to be such a tremendous shame that there is a refusal to put the issue on the table for discussion.

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The Baltimore Sun

Exclusive: U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Air Force

The Nation

Ten Years Later: Questions Still Surround Pat Tillman's Death

When someone dies of decidedly unnatural causes, two words come immediately to mind: "closure" and "accountability".

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