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11 min ago | The Toronto Star
Former Canadian soldier Tyrel Braaten says he was told that young Afghan boys were being sexually assaulted on Canadian bases.
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4 hrs ago | Foreign Policy
As the 2014 electoral crisis in Afghanistan intensified, we argued for a rigorous, internationally supervised, technical audit backed by political dialogue and engagement as the way forward.
8 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com
A Nepali security guard was killed, while two others were injured in a suicide bomb attack at a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday.
9 hrs ago | The Independent
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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives detonated inside a security compound in the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing four foreigners and injuring dozens more, police said.
12 hrs ago | DNA India
A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said.
China does not seek to fill a void left in Afghanistan by the withdrawal of U.S. troops but will play a "huge" commercial role in helping rebuild the country, a newly appointed Chinese special envoy said on Monday.
China's new special envoy to Afghanistan on Monday gave a clean chit to Pakistan and its powerful spy agency ISI amid allegations that they backed terrorist outfits.
At least two people were killed and nine injured Monday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts will be the ninth living veteran to receive the nation's highest award for valor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, when President Obama presents him with the Medal of Honor later today.
President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest decoration for battlefield valor, to Ryan M. Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war despite his own critical injuries.
An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has targeted a police convoy in the southern province of Helmand, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Nearly a score of people, including eight paramilitary soldiers, were killed in three separate attacks in Pakistan Friday, officials said.
"At least 28 local and foreign terrorists were killed in today's air strikes and their six hideouts were destroyed," a senior military official told AFP.
A Pakistani television journalist was convicted on charges of travelling to Afghanistan without travel documents and sentenced to four years in prison, Pakistani officials said on Sunday.
Four days after Afghanistan began a massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election, disagreements and a shortage of observers have slowed progress.
ISLAMABAD: Even though US Secretary of State John Kerry succeeded in brokering a deal to resolve the deadlock over the Afghan presidential election run-off, confusion still persists about the proposal of forming a 'government of national unity'.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:31 pm
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