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28 min ago | ABC News
A House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.
2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
As of Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at least 2,197 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
6 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
John F. Sipko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, found in a report released Monday that shoddy record-keeping by the Defense Department, the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police has contributed to the failure to track the small arms.
8 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.
12 hrs ago | DNA India
A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result.
12 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Afghan President Hamid Karzai gustures as he speaks to the media after attending prayers Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the presidential palace in Kabul on July 28, 2014.
Break it up. Today's news from Foreign Policy is that the Taliban is filling the vacuum created by Americans having left Afghanistan .
It was a homecoming of sorts for Lt. Col. Paul Larson, returning to this remote corner of southern Afghanistan at the twilight of America's longest war.
A baby - naked, with red-hennaed feet and round eyes lined with kohl - screamed in anguish as emergency doctors in this area's hospital for war victims stitched up a finger-size gash on the side of her tiny head.
Last night the military released the identity of a Soldier who was killed in a training accident Thursday, July 24. Sgt.
An exhibition of the artist's cartoons at the French institute in Kabul shows that political satire is alive in Afghanistan, despite concerns over freedom of expression.
El Paso Airman Steven McNeely helped repel a violent insurgent attack at the Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on July 17, according to a statement from Air Force officials.
The family of a Marine murdered in Afghanistan as he worked out in a gym is accusing the Corps of a cover-up by refusing to turn over documents that would show the dangerous environment inside Forward Operating Base Delhi .
Talking to mediamen, he said that he met Afghan President Hamid Karzai and two leading presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah this week.
The Pocket Drone is exactly what it sounds like: a flying robot that can carry a high-quality action camera into the air for 15-20 minutes, then fold up and fit into a cargo pants pocket.
The world is a hot mess. Pro-Russian separatists shot down a passenger jet over Ukraine.
Six heavily armed Taliban fighters were killed after they entered a school and started firing at a the police chief's house in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, police officials told Al Jazeera.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 01:43 pm
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