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3 hrs ago | The Nation
A leading Taliban peace negotiator has been placed under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Hamid Karzai's efforts to jump-start a nascent Afghan peace process before leaving office.
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7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Leaks from a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA torture program revealed that harsh interrogation tactics were much more widespread than previously claimed by the spy agency.
11 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine
In an interview with RFE/RL, presidential frontrunner Ashraf Ghani said that he is prepared to contest a runoff election if necessary in order to ensure a strong mandate.
15 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
When the next president of Afghanistan takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.
19 hrs ago | The Nation
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/17-Apr-2014/pakistan-demands-kabul-nato-for-strong-measures-for-protection-of-pak-afghan-border For news details Read on : Pakistan demands Kabul, NATO for strong measures for protection of Pak-Afghan border ISLAMABAD- Pakistan has called upon Kabul and NATO to put in place strong measures ... (more)
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The ferry sent a distress signal at about 9 a.m. The South Korean Coast Guard rushed to help the 474 people on board.
Afghan election workers carry ballot boxes and election materials on donkeys to deliver to polling stations in Dara-e-Noor district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 4, in advance of elections that took place the next day.
An election official pauses under a list of candidates taped to the wall of a polling station in Kabul April 5, 2014.
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Afghan women enter a poling station to vote in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban.
Speaker John A. Boehner is using social media to spread the word about his secret trip to Afghanistan over the weekend.
On Thursday, March 20, at a celebration of the Persian New Year in Kabul's posh Serena Hotel, four young men attacked partygoers with small handguns they had smuggled through security, murdering nine civilians before they were killed by security forces.
As vote-counting continued in Afghanistan's presidential election, House Speaker John Boehner met yesterday with U.S. officials in Kabul and said the U.S. should maintain enough troops in the country to stabilize the government after more than a decade of conflict.