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Sunday | 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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Sunday | UAport

35 killed in attacks across Afghanistan

Afghan National Army soldiers stand alongside a damaged military vehicle after a remote-controlled bomb explosion in Balkh Province, July 19, 2014.

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Sunday | Fox News

Taliban gunmen attack Afghan police chief's house

Taliban insurgents attacked the home of a well-known provincial police chief in restive southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing a civilian and a border policeman before being shot dead by police, officials said.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Xinhuanet

23 killed in Afghan attacks within day

In one attack in the morning, six civilians, including a teenage girl, were killed and 28 civilians got injured when a bomb attached to a motorbike was detonated in a bazaar in Khwaja Ghar District of northern Takhar province, the Interior Ministry confirmed in a statement.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Afghan vote recount delayed in dispute over process

Election authorities on Wednesday halted the inspection of about 8 million ballots cast in last month's presidential runoff in Afghanistan, heightening concerns that an already chaotic process to choose the country's new leader could take months to complete.

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Voice of America

Afghanistan, Yemen Among US-honored Development Projects

In this Tuesday, March 6, 2012 photo, a cargo train at the train station in Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh province, part of Afghanistan's first major railroad, north of Kabul.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

World Press Freedom Review

Journalist killed in Afghanistan

The International Press Institute today called on authorities in Afghanistan to apprehend the assailants who gunned down a journalist at his home last weekend.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Caller

Pentagon Successfully Tests First Small-Caliber, Self-Guided Bullets [VIDEO]

A U.S. Army sniper calibrates his gun at Command Outpost AJK in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, January 29, 2013.

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Juan Cole

Will Afghanistan Break up Too? Abdullah Threatens Rival Gov't As Kerry Raises "Concern"

As disappointed Abdullah Abdullah supporters label Afghanistan's early election results a "coup d'etat," there is every reason to take seriously their threats to form a parallel government rather than accept one led by rival candidate Ashraf Ghani.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Foreign Policy

Ghani Leads Preliminary Afghan Election Results; India Reveals New...

Event Notice: The Interpreters, a documentary on the dangers facing Afghan interpreters supporting the United States is showing on Wednesday, July 9, at 6:30 PM in Congressional Meeting Room South, Congressional Visitors Center, Washington DC.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Juan Cole

Rumi on the Environment: Behind the Beauty of the Moon is the Moon-Maker

Rumi's eloquent relationship with the natural environment is his signature - his elegantly simple expressions reflect appreciation for both Creation and Creator.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Xinhuanet

Afghan forces kill 27 fighters in 2 days

Units of Afghan security forces killed 27 Taliban fighters and detained nine would-be suicide bombers during series of operations across the conflict-ridden country over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday.

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