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

2 hrs ago | CFR.org

Markey: Afghanistan Anxieties Reign in India and China

Afghans work at a new parliament building constructed by an Indian project in Kabul on November 26, 2013 .

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6 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Afghan Election Audit Resumes; India Supports UNHRC Gaza Resolution;...

Afghanistan's audit of votes cast in the run-off election resumed on Thursday after a 48-hour suspension in order to train those conducting and overseeing the audit .

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10 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

2 Finnish aid workers killed in Afghanistan

German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters.

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11 hrs ago | The Times of India

2 Finnish female aid workers shot dead in western Afghanistan: Officials

HERAT, Afghanistan: Two Finnish female aid workers were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in western Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the latest killings in a recent spate of attacks on foreigners.

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13 hrs ago | Nerve News

Five killed in market blast in Afghanistan

At least five civilians were killed and 21 others wounded in a bomb attack that took place in a local market in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar Thursday, a provincial government spokesman said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Indian Express

Two Indians killed in Taliban suicide attack near Kabul airport

The two belonged to Kerala and arrangements were being made to bring back their bodies, the sources said.

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Deutsche Welle

Von der Leyen visits Afghanistan with pullout looming

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.

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New York Daily News

Meet Afghanistan's first female cabbie

Afghanistan's first female taxi driver is a hero to other women in her city, while men who jump into her cab are disgusted.

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Detroit News

Death sentence given in Associated Press photographer's killing in Afghanistan

A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.

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Iol.co.za

Afghans denounce conflict in Gaza

Several hundred Afghan protesters rallied on Wednesday in the heart of Kabul to denounce the fighting in Gaza Strip and the killings of Palestinian civilians caught up in the conflict.

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ABC News

Afghanistan Criticizes Pakistan; Policeman Killed

Spokesman Hasib Sediqi of the National Directorate for Security says recent attacks in Afghanistan were planned in Pakistan, allegedly with the support of the Pakistani military's Inter-Services Intelligence agency, or ISI.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Israellycool

Two States For Two Peoples Is Dead

This is not Ben Gurion Airport. The remains of a burnt airplane is pictured at the Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 16, 2014 - Mahmud Turkia/AFP Yesterday a single, solitary Hamas rocket got through our multi layered defences and landed near our airport.

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Reason Magazine

Is the US Abandoning Afghan Interpreters to Certain Death?

Afghan locals who helped the US were promised visas to America. They may be left behind to fight the Taliban on their own.

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The Toronto Star

Six-year Canadian military inquiry into alleged Afghan sex assaults continues

Former Canadian soldier Tyrel Braaten says he was told that young Afghan boys were being sexually assaulted on Canadian bases.

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Foreign Policy

Why Afghanistan's National Unity Government Is Risky

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.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Nepali security guard killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

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.

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The Independent

Three foreign advisors killed after suicide bomb attack in Kabul

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The Washington Post

Four foreigners killed in Afghan suicide attack inside Kabul security compound

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.

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DNA India

Three foreign advisers killed near Kabul airport by Taliban suicide bomber

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said.

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