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

1 hr ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Big News Network.com

Taliban killed 11 people in Afghanistan

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Stars and Stripes

Could saffron help Afghanistan kick its poppy habit?

Parwiz Afghan displays some saffron for sale in his shop in Herat, in western Afghanistan.

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The Long War Journal

Senior IMU leader captured by ISAF in 2011 now leads fight in northern Afghanistan

A senior leader of the Taliban and al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan who was captured by Coalition forces in the spring of 2011 is now leading more than 300 jihadists in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Militant Attack Leaves 8 Dead, 41 Injured In East Afghanistan

At least eight people were killed and 41 injured after militants stormed the country's national intelligence agency office in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar early Saturday, Xinhua news agency reports.

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Nerve News

Eight killed in Afghan suicide attack

At least eight people were killed and 41 injured Saturday in a suicide attack at the office of National Directorate for Security in Afganistan's provincial capital Jalalabad.

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Reuters

6 dead in attack on Afghan intelligence agency

At least six people are killed in the suicide bombing and attack of an Afghan security office in Jalabad.

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SFGate

Officials: 2 dead in suicide attack in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.

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The Star Online

Six killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency

At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, officials said.

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