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

1 hr ago | Reuters

Did America's policy on ransom help kill James Foley?

Somewhere in the desert of eastern Syria, a militant from the Islamic State beheaded the American journalist James Foley this week.

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This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

2 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Stab in the Back for Painful Afghanistan Election Process?

Two months after Afghans voted in a second runoff for election of the country's president, ballots are being recounted amid growing questions on who is really arbitrating the process.

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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Red Cross workers released unharmed in Afghanistan

Five Red Cross workers abducted by gunmen in western Afghanistan last week were released unharmed Wednesday, according to the organization.

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3 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country

A new federal study found that man-made earthquakes cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, George Bush, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

3 hrs ago | Belfast Today

Body in shipping container: second man from NI arrested

Police have arrested a second man in connection with an investigation into the death of an immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks.

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6 hrs 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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10 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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Related Topix: Asia, World News

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, US Marine Corps

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Navy, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Conservative Political News

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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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Department of Defense, US News

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel,

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel,

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

Borderfree

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Hamid Karzai

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Hamid Karzai

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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