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Local news for Ghazni, Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Daily Star

James Foley beheaded journalist Jihadi John terror threat ebola virus

Mother-of-three Aafia Siddiqui is currently serving 86 years in a Texas prison after being arrested for planning a "mass casualty attack" in America using a dirty bomb.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newkerala.com

14 killed in Afghanistan violence

Ten militants and a policeman were killed while a district police chief was wounded Wednesday morning in a clash in eastern Ghazni province, Xinhua quoted an army spokesperson as saying.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Commander of deactivated 3rd Brigade Combat Team recounts unita s final deployment

It remains a long road to stability for the people of Afghanistan, but the commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team said the country's improving security forces could give its people a chance to determine their future.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Nerve News

11 de-miners abducted in Afghanistan

Militants have abducted 11 de-miners from Afghanistan's Ghazni province, an official said Sunday.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Times

Five Afghan aid workers kidnapped in Herat: ICRC : August 16, 2014,

KABUL The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Saturday that five of its Afghan staff were kidnapped by a local armed group two days ago in the western province of Herat.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WLOS

Teammates mourn soldier killed in Afghanistan

The former high school football teammates of a soldier killed in Afghanistan are remembering the Florida Panhandle native as a talented athlete who was willing to die for his country.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Fort Bragg, NC, Spindale, NC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Defense.gov News Release: DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Stars and Stripes

ISAF servicemember dies in attack in Afghanistan

A servicemember with the NATO-led military force in Afghanistan died Tuesday in an attack in the country's east, while a roadside bomb in the south killed three Afghan policemen, according to the coalition and news reports.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Newkerala.com

22 Afghan Taliban killed in army operations

At least 22 Taliban militants, including two commanders, were killed in cleanup operations launched in Ghazni province Monday morning, an army spokesperson said.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Newkerala.com

Nine die in Afghanistan blasts

At least nine people were killed Monday in two separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, a police official said.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Xinhuanet

9 Afghan soldiers, 59 militants killed within two days: gov't

About 59 militants have been killed in Afghan army operations across the country over the last two days, said the Defense Ministry on Saturday morning.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Nerve News

Security forces kill six militants in Afghanistan

At least six militants were killed when security forces raided their hideouts in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

SILive.com

Street renamed in honor of fallen soldier, Sgt. Michael Ollis

Burbank Street in New Dorp, where Ollis grew up and where his parents still live, was renamed Saturday in honor of the fallen soldier and seven-year U.S. Army veteran, who was killed in action on Aug. 28, 2013 in Ghazni Province in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Afghanistan, Asia, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Newsday

Cartoonist's view of war and peace in Afghanistan

An exhibition of the artist's cartoons at the French institute in Kabul shows that political satire is alive in Afghanistan, despite concerns over freedom of expression.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Defense.gov News Release: DoD Identifies Army Casualty

Pfc. Donnell A. Hamilton, Jr., 20, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, died July 24, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, from an illness sustained in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.

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