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Insight: Release of Afghan prisoners exposes root of rift with U.S
U.S. military commanders believe Sardar Mohammad is a dangerous Taliban bomb-maker who has attacked foreign and Afghan soldiers.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Raw Video: Canadian army take...
Canadian troops took down the Maple Leaf flag at NATO headquarters in Kabul Wednesday.
Saskatchewan soldiers proud of role in Afghanistan mission
Master Cpl. Daniel Choong , Cpl. Harry Smiley and Cpl . Gavin Early take down the Canadian flag for the last time in Afghanistan on Wednesday March 12, 2014, bringing an end to 12 years of military involvement in a campaign that cost the lives of 158 soldiers.
Regina Leader Post
Canada's Afghan exit leaves behind country with a siege mentality
A map on the wall at the Gandamack Lodge, a well-worn Kabul haunt for western aid workers, officials and journalists, traces in meticulous detail the disastrous, bloody retreat of British troops from the Afghan capital in January 1842.
The Daily Star
Little-known group claims killing of Swedish journalist in Kabul
KABUL: A little-known militant group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for killing a Swedish journalist in the Afghan capital, saying he was a spy for British intelligence.
Canada Ends Military Operations in Afghanistan
Canada ended military operations in Afghanistan on Wednesday, ending a 12-year mission as the international community winds down its role in the country ahead of an end-of-year deadline for foreign combat operations to end.
Canadian military involvement in Afghanistan formally ends; army set to leave
An understated ceremony, held under heavy guard, at NATO headquarters in Kabul brings to an end just over a dozen years of military involvement in the war-wasted nation.
The Washington Post
Existing Afghan deal would cover US post-2014
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, leaves after attending the funeral procession of Afghanistan's influential Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Swedish journalist shot, killed in Afghanistan as risks to media rise
A Swedish journalist was gunned down in broad daylight in the streets of Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday, highlighting the growing threat to both foreign and local media at a critical time for the stability of the country.
Foreign national shot in head in central...
A foreign national was shot in the head and badly injured in central Kabul on Tuesday, a witness who declined to be named told AFP.
Swedish journalist shot to death in Afghan capital
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong-based journalist Nils Horner shot dead in Kabul attack
A gunman shot dead a Hong Kong-based Swedish-British journalist in central Kabul on Tuesday in a rare daylight murder of a foreigner in a city often hit by Taliban suicide attacks.
Ghani Hopes Makeover Leads To Afghan Election Victory
The "new" Ashraf Ghani speaks to supporters during a campaign rally in Kabul on March 9, against a backdrop of himself in conservative garb and his vice-presidential running mates, Abdul Rashid Dostum and Sarwar Danish.
Swedish Journalist Shot to Death in Afghan Capital
A Swedish journalist was shot to death while he was talking to a translator Tuesday on a street in Kabul, according to officials and witnesses.
Foreign national shot dead in Kabul:...
A foreign national was shot in the head and killed in central Kabul on Tuesday, a witness and doctor told AFP.
Journalist dies in Afghanistan attack
The man, named as radio journalist Nils Horner, was shot near a busy roundabout in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul on Tuesday morning.
The Star Online
Western journalist shot dead in central Kabul
A Western journalist was shot by unknown gunmen central Kabul on Tuesday morning and died of his wounds in hospital, according to police in Afghan capital.
Alberta schools asked to mark Canada's military mission to Afghanistan
Students Juno Beach Academy, such as Cullen McKay, will be in full dress uniform for a an End of Mission Ceremony on March 12, marking the end of Canada's military mission in Afghanistan.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Thomas King of Guelph, Ont., wins $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize for non-fiction
Writer Thomas King of Guelph, Ont., says he hopes the recent awards love for his book "The Inconvenient Indian" will spawn a serious conversation about the state of native peoples in Canada.
Controversy over alleged Afghan prison torture slips quietly into history books
It burned white hot as a human-rights issue at the height of the Afghan war, sparking a political crisis that in 2009 nearly toppled Stephen Harper's minority government.