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2 min ago | WMDT

Afghan policeman shoots, wounds female lawmaker

An Afghan policeman has opened fire and wounded a female lawmaker in the country's capital, Kabul, during what authorities described as a "dispute" between the two.

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4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

The great Game Folio: Iran Transit

India's dream of connecting to Afghanistan via Iran could soon move a step closer to reality if New Delhi, Tehran and Kabul sign off on a draft memorandum of understanding on transit trade that has been finalised recently.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Asia, Afghanistan, India, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ The Kite Test ~ 16 April 2014

Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allies' military and family members of the above.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Afghanistan, World News,

The Winnipeg Free Press

Where will Afghan women be when the troops pull out?

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Opinion

Roll Call

Boehner Documents Afghanistan Trip on Social Media

Speaker John A. Boehner is using social media to spread the word about his secret trip to Afghanistan over the weekend.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, Afghanistan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Doc Hastings, Dave Camp, Greg Walden

Poynter Online

Afghanistan journalists' attempt a boycott after death of reporter

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.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Some U.S. troops should stay in Afghanistan, Boehner says

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News,

National Public Radio

Gunmen Kidnap Afghan Deputy Minister In Kabul

At least five gunmen pulled Ahmad Shah Wahid from his car in northern Kabul as he was on his way to work on Tuesday morning.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Government Executive

Effort to Help Afghanistan Collect Customs Revenue Found Lacking

The ongoing U.S. effort to leave war-torn Afghanistan self-sufficient depends in part on the Kabul government's ability to collect customs revenue, a dual federal agency project that could benefit from clear performance metrics, auditors found.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel,

U.U. World

War zone sabbatical

Meaning in the midst of war Easy answers lead to difficult questions. So why not just start with the questions? George Tyger Our house, unequally divided Inequality has reached such toxic levels that it corrupts our relationships and threatens our democracy.

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Daily Times

Afghan voters turn to social media to fight fraud

KABUL: Fed-up with the massive rigging that took place in previous elections, Afghan voters have been using social media to highlight alleged fraud, and officials are starting to take notice.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

Weekday Magazine

Afghanistan's Abdullah Pledges 'Meritocracy' If Elected

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah rejects rumors he's brokering a behind-the-scenes deal with rival candidates to avoid a second round.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

United Nations

UN mission welcomes release of partial results in presidential poll, urges patience

The Independent Election Commission announce election results from some of the country's provinces at a news conference in Kabul.

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Albany Times Union

Skidmore lecture explores Afghanistan

Noah Coburn, a political anthropologist who has written two books about Afghanistan, will present lecture about the recent Afghan elections at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Skidmore College's Filene Recital Hall.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Anthropology, Science, Bennington College, And the Mountains Echoed, Books,

Democracy Now

Polk Winner on Afghanistan: Slain Journalists, Ghost Polls & Unresolved U.S. Ties to Deaths, Torture

Matthieu Aikins , Kabul-based journalist who just received the George Polk Award for his November 2013 Rolling Stone article, "The A-Team Killings."

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Related Topix: World News, Immigration Reform, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Army, US News, Liberal Political News

Nerve News

Two killed in Afghan roadside bomb attack

At least two civilians were killed and eight others injured Monday in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan, a police official said.

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Reuters

Anxious China emerges as diplomatic player in Afghanistan

China is quietly preparing for a more robust role in the future of Afghanistan, concerned that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep.

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The Baltimore Sun

Anxious China emerges as diplomatic player in Afghanistan

China is quietly preparing for a more robust role in the future of Afghanistan, concerned that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep.

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Russia Taday

Afghanistan's elections & the illusion of progress

Elections held last week in Afghanistan, while highly publicized as a showpiece in NATO's lengthy intervention, will most likely achieve very little.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Newkerala.com

Missing Malaysian plane in Afghanistan, near Pak border: New Claim

Kabul, Apr 13 : Even as the search is continuing in the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian plane, Russian intelligence sources are quoted as claiming that the plane is in Afghanistan, 'not far from Kandahar near the border with Pakistan'.

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