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11 Afghan security force members killed in attacks

Insurgent attacks across Afghanistan have killed 11 Afghan security force members, authorities said Sunday, as a suicide car bomb attack wounded three NATO troops.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

BBC News

Afghan notebook: Anxious wait

As the two rival candidates trade accusations about fraud, everyday life seems to be on hold, with small businesses in particular feeling the effects.

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WKBT

Kerry scrambles to ward off Afghan crisis

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extended his stay in Afghanistan on Saturday, as he sought to broker a deal to end an election crisis amid fears the country could descend into bloody chaos.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Trend

Taliban kill six de-miners in western Afghanistan

The Taliban shot and killed six people working for a demining company in western Afghanistan, police said on Thursday, a day after the United Nations said the number of civilian casualties in the country jumped by a quarter in the first half of 2014, Reuters reported.

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Reuters

Taliban kill six de-miners in western Afghanistan

The Taliban shot and killed six people working for a demining company in western Afghanistan, police said on Thursday, a day after the United Nations said the number of civilian casualties in the country jumped by a quarter in the first half of 2014.

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The Peninsula

Militants kill four deminers in Afghanistan

KABUL: The anti-government armed militants have killed at least four deminers in western Herat province of Afghanistan, according to reports.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

News24

20 killed in Afghanistan ahead of elections

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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KHOU-TV Houston

5 Afghan police killed in insurgent attack

An Afghan official says that five police officers including a district police chief have been killed when insurgents attacked their vehicle in the country's west.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Nerve News

Five policemen killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

At least four policemen were killed Monday in a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's Herat province, an official said.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Switched

Taliban Militants Set 200 Oil Tankers Ablaze In Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents set fire on Saturday to about 200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces in an attack just outside the Afghan capital Kabul, police said.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Two children killed and eight wounded in Afghanistan bombing

A girl wounded when a bomb exploded at a playground arrives at a hospital in Afghanistan's Herat province on Thursday.

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Nerve News

Two children killed in bomb blast Afghanistan

At least two children were killed and eight injured in a bomb blast Afghanistan Thursday, the interior ministry said.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

News24

ANC wishes Muslims a successful Ramadan

Rudy Maritz discusses the department of labour's new legislation that will force all professionals involved in workplace safety to be registered with a statutory council.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Telegraph

Awaiting a professional culture

During his May 27 meeting with Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, raised the issue of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and insisted that the perpetrators be brought to book without delay.

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Rediff.com

US ban on Jamaat-ud-Dawa is a huge blow to Pakistan

The recent sanctions imposed by the US on Lashkar front organisation Jamaat-ud-Dawa completely expose Pakistan that has consistently maintained that the JuD is a charity organisation.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Indian Express

Won't treat Afghan govt on par with Taliban, India tells UN

India has stressed that it will not "endorse" treating the Afghan government on par with elements of the Taliban, even as it reiterated that terrorism and not ethnicity is the greatest threat to peace in an Afghanistan on the verge of a historic transition.

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The Chronicle Herald

Layin' down beats in Kabul

Afghanistan's first female rapper Paradise Sorouri sits with her bandmate and boyfriend Diverse Marwi.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Nerve News

US targets LeT fronts, blames it for Herat attack

Washington, June 26 - The US has added various front organisations of the Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taeba to its list of foreign terror organisations, saying the action would help cut off their funding and prevent future attacks.

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Hindustan Times

LeT responsible for attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistans Herat US

Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba was responsible for the terror attack at the Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province last month, the US said on Wednesday.

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The Long War Journal

LeT designation notes group's recent attack in western Afghanistan

Dear Long War Journal readers: We are a small non-profit 501c3 funded, in part, by a think tank and donations from our readers.

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