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23 min ago | Center for American Progress

Reassessing the International Role in Afghanistan During the NATO Summit

On September 4, world leaders and ministers from 60 nations will gather in Wales for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, summit.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Germany, Hamid Karzai

4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Face-saving compromise may be on way for tight-fisted NATO allies

A face-saving compromise may be on the way for reluctant allies, including Canada, who are unwilling to boost defence spending to meet the NATO standard.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), North America, Canada, Stephen Harper, Conservatives (UK), Asia

5 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Veterans groups to assemble on H Street in honor of soldier killed in Afghanistan

The body of Eureka native and U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Mulalley, who died in Afghanistan last month, is expected to arrive in Eureka this evening, according to a Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services release.

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Related Topix: Eureka, CA, Humboldt County, CA, World News, Jerry Brown, US Governors

8 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking fast as it heads to extinction at year's end

Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, 9, Tufts University

12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Abdullah takes Afghan election to brink of collapse

KABUL: Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was locked in last-chance talks with the United Nations Tuesday as a deal to resolve the country's damaging election dispute edged closer to failure.

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

16 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Afghan Army Killings Threaten U.S. AidBy Kimberly Dozier

The Afghan army is struggling both to provide security and prosecute illegal killings carried out by its own soldiers, officials say-and millions of dollars hang in the balance.

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20 hrs ago | ABC News

Attacks Kill 3 Afghan Policemen, 4 Soldiers

A suicide car bombing killed three policemen in the eastern Nangarhar province, said Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the spokesman for the provincial governor.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Explosion

20 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Suicide car bomb kills 3 Afghan policemen

Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the spokesman for the provincial governor, said the bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle among a group of Afghan security forces in Ghani Khil district on Tuesday.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Pakistan Christian Post

Afghanistan's Economy On The Verge Of Collapse. By Dr Florance Ebrahimi

Power vacuum looms for Afghanistan as UN delays date for result of presidential elections to mid-September despite Karzai's plans to leave office next week.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Hamid Karzai, Opinion

IcNorthWales

Hero Wrexham soldier Jamie Shadrake died defending Afghan checkpoint

A hero soldier died after the sentry post he was occupying was attacked with grenades and gun fire an inquest heard today.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, United Kingdom, Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, Denbighshire County, Wales

Stars and Stripes

Afghanistan's election stalemate casts shadow on NATO summit

Slovak Staff Sgt. Peter Sulgan, right, teaches an upright shooting posture to Afghan soldiers with the 4th Kandak, 2nd Mobile Strike Force Brigade, Afghan National Army, while Slovakian Capt.

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

Canada.com

The dogs of war: Ottawa looking at canine-mounted cameras

JULY 1: British Soldier from the Royal Army Veterinary Corp and his arms and explosive search dog attach to the British paratroopers from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment take part in a an operation to search three compounds and look for weapons on July 1, 2008 in Salavat, Panjawi Province, Afghanistan.

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Reuters

Afghan talks for unity government collapse; crisis deepens

Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Hamid Karzai

The Peninsula

At least 41 Taliban militants killed in Afghan operatio...

KABUL: At least 41 Taliban militants including their local commanders were killed Monday following joint military operations by Afghan national security forces.

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The Daily Record

Record reporter turned soldier voices doubts over Afghan War after...

Record reporter turned soldier voices doubts over Afghan War after seeing 3 comrades die and asks: What did we fight for? A DAILY RECORD reporter who served in Afghanistan has spoken of his fears that the bloody 13-year operation achieved nothing.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

WBTV

Former Charlottean David Snepp helps Afghans resettle

David Snepp knows that sooner or later thousands of Americans will be coming home from the war in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Politics, US News, George Allen, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe

The Bennington Banner

Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts northern Pakistan

Authorities in Pakistan say a magnitude-6 earthquake has struck the country's north, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Pakistan, Geology, Science, Concord, NH

Daily Mail

Afghan man found dead in Tilbury shipping container 'had fled his...

Islamist militia 'seize' U.S. Embassy compound in Libya and post triumphant video online of gunmen leaping into the POOL Girl, 5, sent home from kindergarten with horror facial injuries blaming classmates 'who kicked her' as devastated mom blasts school's claim it was an accident A THIRD of Americans watch TV at 8pm: The interactive graphic that ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Prince Harry

WATE-TV Knoxville

Official: 23 people killed in Afghanistan crash

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

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KFVS12

Road named for Ill. soldier killed in Afghanistan

TV reports residents gathered in Mokena Saturday for a ceremony re-naming a portion of Townline Road "Aaron Toppen Memorial Drive."

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