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Tuesday | West Hawaii Today

At least 73 killed in Afghan violence

At least 60 militants, 12 members of the Afghan security forces and one civilian were killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan, officials said Monday.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Violence Kills At Least 60 Across Afghanistan

Afghan security officials inspect the site of a suicide bomb blast that targeted a security convoy in Lashkar Gah, in Helmand Province, on July 21. Most of the casualties were reported from the northern Faryab Province, where a gunbattle between government forces and the Taliban has been going on since July 18. Ahmad Javid Bedar, a provincial ... (more)


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The Washington Post

Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 2 in south

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.


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Nerve News

Two killed in Afghanistan car bomb attack

At least two people were killed and nine injured Monday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province.


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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The First Post

Virtual doctors: easier to talk to than the real thing

After writing about Google Cardboard and its predecessor - a device made by the University of Southern California's Institute of Creative Technologies - last week, I realised I had a layover of several hours in Los Angeles.


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

the Big Interview: Taking nursing to a different level

CHERYL Kelser, 51, is a Great Western Hospital intensive care nurse and an RAF reservist corporal who has served two tours in Afghanistan with 4626 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.


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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

not a Very Brave New World

Don't think you'll see things like this in USA papers. Or maybe you already have.


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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Peninsula

Afghan forces battle for Helmand after troops pull out

LASHKAR GAH: Afghan forces battled the Taliban in southern Helmand province yesterday for a second week, officials and residents said, seeking to reassert control over a strategic district just weeks after the departure of US troops.


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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Peninsula

Territory falls to Taliban after offensive

KANDAHAR: The Taliban have established a foothold in southern Afghanistan in a ten-day battle against Afghan forces, locals said yesterday, as the army and police struggle to prove they can defeat the insurgents without Nato help.


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

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Navy Times

Taliban kills dozens in major assault in Afghanistan

Hundreds of Taliban fighters have launched a days-long assault in Afghanistan to take back a former stronghold of the group, according to several media reports.


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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Soldiers walk proud on parade at Kendrew Barracks

Soldiers who dodged bullets, faced insurgents and helped train Afghan security forces for the last 11 months were on parade at their home base.


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The Daily Star

800 Taliban fight Afghan troops

KANDAHAR: More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said Wednesday, with 40 civilians killed in five days of fighting.


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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Bedford Today

The Poachers to make homecoming parade through Bedford

A homecoming parade will be given by The Poachers - The 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment - in Bedford on Tuesday, July 22. The regiment is also holding a ceremonial parade on Wednesday, June 25, to present soldiers with medals for recent service in Afghanistan.


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