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

2 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

Officials at the U.S. Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego are searching the base after an unconfirmed report of an armed individual there.

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6 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Chicago pediatrician among doctors killed in Afghanistan

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Fort Wayne, IN, Family, Kids

9 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Police Department Officera s Father Killed in Afghanistan

FOX 17 News has learned Grand Rapids Police Officer Ben Umonas is the son of Dr. Jerry Umanos, who was killed when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital Thursday.

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9 hrs ago | AlertNet

Chicago health center confirms doctor killed in Afghanistan

A Chicago pediatrician was among those killed in an attack on a Kabul hospital funded by the U.S. Christian charity Cure International on Thursday, a clinic where the doctor worked in Chicago said.

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10 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

A family member says one of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago.

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10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Abdullah holds leads in new Afghan vote results

The latest partial results in Afghanistan's presidential election show front-runner Abdullah still leading but far from the majority needed to avoid a runoff.

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11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Army report on death of young State Department officer in Afghanistan confirms group was lost

The Chicago Tribune on Thursday published a lengthy story on the U.S. Army's investigation into the death last year of Anne Smedinghoff that contradicts much of what the State Department said at the time.

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12 hrs ago | Scared Monkeys

3 American Doctors Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan Hospital Attack...

Three Americans have been killed in an attack at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Bomb kills 4 in Pakistan; airstrikes hit militants

The airstrikes pounded two militant hideouts in a remote area of Tirah Valley in the Khyber tribal region near the Afghan border, three military officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

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17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Three Americans killed in Kabul hospital attack - U.S. embassy

Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul, the U.S. embassy said, in the latest of a series of attacks against foreign civilians in the country.

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18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier?

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. The nearly five-year effort to free the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan is scattered among numerous federal agencies with a loosely organized group of people working on it mostly part time, according to two members of Congress and military officials involved in ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.

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19 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Afghan Guard Shoots Dead 3 Foreigners In Hospital

An Afghan security guard opened fire on the medical staff at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning and killed three foreigners, including at least one doctor, police said.

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19 hrs ago | USA Today

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

An Afghan security guard opened fire on the medical staff at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning and killed three foreigners, including at least one doctor, police said.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

American Reporter

The WilliesMAKING 'Sense' of Afghanistan

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 -- In a controversial interview with former Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell, the real-life hero of Mark Wahlberg's magnificent portrayal of him in "Last Survivor" - this weekend's boffo box office hit, collecting $37.85 million - Jake Tapper of CNN called the deaths of Luttrell's comrades in an Afghanistan firefight ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy

Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

KTVN Reno

Navy Cross bestowed on heroic Marine

A Marine gunnery sergeant who repeatedly braved Taliban fire to rescue and rally his troops in Afghanistan has received the Navy Cross.

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The Long War Journal

Afghan Taliban confirms death of shadow governors for Kunar, Kandahar

The Afghan Taliban confirmed that its shadow governors for Kunar and Kandahar provinces were killed during combat over the past month.

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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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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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