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Yesterday | The Indian Express

Adequate relief for Pune landslide victims sought

Vinayak Raut pleaded for appropriate relief to the victims of landslide and preventive measures to avert recurrence of such devastation in the Western Ghats.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Peninsula

Afghan carpets

An Afghan shopkeeper displays a carpet at his shop in Herat's old city. Carpets are Afghanistan's best known export.

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Daily Mail

Free from the Taliban, how the women of Afghanistan are saving the ...

How deadly Ebola has spread across the globe: Health officials try to trace 30,000 linked to death of American victim - as Nigerian film star sparks outrage by fleeing Africa first-class in a mask Missing student Holly Bobo, 20, 'was filmed tied up and crying before her murderer raped her after she was abducted from her home' 300 lbs OJ Simpson is ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The Scoundrel Who Defines Afghanistan

He fought with the Soviets, then led the cavalry and B-52 bombers to rout the Taliban.

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Bellingham Herald

Taliban attack Afghan police chief's home

The six gunmen, all of whom were wearing suicide vests, launched the attack from a school building near Gen.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

New Jersey Herald

15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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ABC News

15 Killed in Afghan Attacks as Vote Count Stops

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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Suria

Afghan vote audit suspended over...

Afghanistan's election commission on Saturday suspended the auditing process of 8.1 million votes cast in the presidential run-off poll on June 14, after the two candidates failed to reach agreement on the procedure for invalidating votes.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Catholic World News

Christian aid workers slain in Afghanistan

Two Finnish women who have worked for a Christian aid organization in Afghanistan since 1997 were gunned down in Herat, the nation's 3rd-largest city.

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The Washington Post

Afghan gunmen kill more than a dozen Shiite travelers on road from Kabul

According to the provincial governor, gunmen stopped two passenger buses in the remote province of Ghor early Friday morning, separated Shiite members of the ethnic Hazara community from the other passengers and executed them on the side of the road.

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Weekday Magazine

Afghan Election Audit Marred By Disagreements, Delays

The auditors review ballots from the presidential election runoff at the Independent Election Commission office in Kabul on July 18. Afghan election officials say an audit of all 8 million ballots in the disputed Afghan presidential runoff election has gotten off to a slow start.

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PanArmenian Network

Suspected Taliban gunmen kill 15 in Afghanistan

PanARMENIAN.Net - Suspected Taliban gunmen killed 15 people who were travelling by road in the central Afghan province of Ghor, BBC News reports.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTVC

2 Finnish aid workers killed in Afghanistan

Sami Wafa, the chief of staff of the Herat governor, said the two women were riding in a taxi on Thursday when they were shot dead by two men on a motorcycle.

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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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RTE.ie

Two Finnish aid workers killed in Aghanistan

Two female aid workers who were shot dead by gunmen in western Afghanistan were Finnish, according to the charity they worked for.

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Al Jazeera

Deadly attacks reported in Afghanistan

A bombing in an Afghanistan market has killed at least six people while two foreign women have been killed in a separate attack.

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The Daily Star

Two foreign aid workers killed in western Afghanistan

Afghan residents buy watermelons at a busy market during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Herat province on July 20, 2014.

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CNN

Aid workers killed in Afghanistan

Two foreign workers with an international aid organization were shot and killed in the western Afghanistan city of Herat on Thursday, the provincial governor said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rediff.com

ISI playing a lead role in fighting terrorists: China

For the first time, China has come out openly backing Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence saying the spy agency could not have been involved in the recent attack on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan.

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National Review Online

The EPA Plays a Kardashian Game While Toxic Smoke Burns in Afghanistan

In May 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $4.4 million contract to construct solid waste management facilities, including two incinerators, at Shindand Airbase, a coalition base located in Herat province in western Afghanistan housing approximately 4,000 U.S. and Afghan military personnel and contractors.

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