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2 hrs ago | The Times of India

2 Finnish female aid workers shot dead in western Afghanistan: Officials

HERAT, Afghanistan: Two Finnish female aid workers were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in western Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the latest killings in a recent spate of attacks on foreigners.

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5 hrs ago | Townhall

Hamas Ceasefire Options Looks an Awful Lot Like Israeli Surrender

Afghanistan: In Kabul on the 22d, a Taliban suicide bomber killed at least four foreign security guards.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Indian Express

Two Indians killed in Taliban suicide attack near Kabul airport

The two belonged to Kerala and arrangements were being made to bring back their bodies, the sources said.

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Deutsche Welle

Von der Leyen visits Afghanistan with pullout looming

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.

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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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Detroit News

Death sentence given in Associated Press photographer's killing in Afghanistan

A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.

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News Times

Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

In this April 7, 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses in Rome.

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Iol.co.za

Afghans denounce conflict in Gaza

Several hundred Afghan protesters rallied on Wednesday in the heart of Kabul to denounce the fighting in Gaza Strip and the killings of Palestinian civilians caught up in the conflict.

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State Department

Speeches: Press Briefing on Afghanistan

I'm here this week to look and see how progress is being made at implementing the agreement that was reached between the two candidates during Secretary Kerry's visit here the weekend before this.

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Israellycool

Two States For Two Peoples Is Dead

This is not Ben Gurion Airport. The remains of a burnt airplane is pictured at the Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 16, 2014 - Mahmud Turkia/AFP Yesterday a single, solitary Hamas rocket got through our multi layered defences and landed near our airport.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Voice of America

US: Pakistan's Offensive Pushes Out Haqqani Network

Adnan, 8, whose family fled from the military offensive against Pakistani militants in North Waziristan, sells ration packs that were collected by his family from a distribution point for internally displaced persons in Bannu,Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, A top American diplomat says the United States believes Pakistan's counterinsurgency operation ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Treasures rescued from war

It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.

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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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Stars and Stripes

As US draws curtain on combat role, resilient Taliban plans patient comeback

Afghan security forces detonate a homemade bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in June.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

Nepali security guard killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

A Nepali security guard was killed, while two others were injured in a suicide bomb attack at a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday.

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The Independent

Three foreign advisors killed after suicide bomb attack in Kabul

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The Washington Post

Four foreigners killed in Afghan suicide attack inside Kabul security compound

A suicide bomber driving a motorcycle packed with explosives detonated inside a security compound in the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing four foreigners and injuring dozens more, police said.

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Suria

Taliban suicide attack kills four...

A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in Kabul on Tuesday, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during an impasse over presidential election results.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul

Deputy interior minister, Gen. Mohammad Ayoub Salangi, says the attacker targeted the compound that houses foreign advisers to the Afghan government as well as the office of the deputy minister for counter-narcotics.

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