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2 hrs ago | Get Reading

Student whose family left Afghanistan for new life's joy at A-level success

A jury took nearly seven hours to find Stanley Bibby of Underwood Road, guilty of eight out of 10 counts of rape and of two counts of indecent assault The former Ashmead School pupil appear in the Oval Office, bumping into Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano and clashing with Litchfield penitentiary inmates who demand to know where he's from after hearing ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | SFGate

Obama taps veteran diplomat to be Afghan envoy

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9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Times

Afghanistan to call on UN to help stop 'rocket attacks' : August 28, 2014,

KABUL The Afghan government is expected to submit a number of recommendations to the United Nations to seek international support in efforts to halt 'cross-border attacks,' according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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17 hrs ago | DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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21 hrs ago | Business Opportunities Weblog

How Two American Kids Became Big-Time Weapons Traders

The e-mail confirmed it: everything was finally back on schedule after weeks of maddening, inexplicable delay.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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UN Pledges Support to Afghan Authorities to Complete Audit

Deputy Special Representative to Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom updates the media on the status of the UN-supervised audit of the 14 June 2014 Presidential run-off election.

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The Baltimore Sun

U.S. moves prisoners from Afghan prison to Pakistan, Yemen

The United States has moved additional prisoners out of a small military prison in Afghanistan, bringing the number of people remaining at the U.S. detention center near the Afghan capital to under 30, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

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National Public Radio

Before Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Must Declutter

A construction excavator demolishes a so-called B-Hut at the huge Bagram Air Field norht of Kabul.

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Weekday Magazine

Amid Election Uncertainty, Karzai Prepares For Inauguration Ceremony

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai with rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on August 19. That, however, has not stopped outgoing President Hamid Karzai from fixing September 2 as the date for the delayed inauguration of his successor.

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The Baltimore Sun

Afghan president will not attend NATO summit next week: spokesman

President Hamid Karzai will not attend a key NATO summit next week because of his disagreements with Washington over Afghan security needs after most foreign troops leave his country at the end of 2014, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen.

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Fox News

Afghan war-boom economy goes bust as foreign troop pullout nears, election dispute rages

Rows of dusty trucks and used cars sit unsold in Afghanistan's capital, where real estate agents bemoan a lack of sales and international businessmen no longer frequent top hotels.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

A longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for his involvement in a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities has died.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest.

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The Age

Australia forcibly deports, for first time, Afghan asylum seeker

Australia has, for the first time, forcibly deported an Afghan asylum seeker to his homeland, with a 29-year-old ethnic Hazara sent back on Tuesday night from Sydney.

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The Star Online

Abdullah threatens to pull out of Afghan election audit

KABUL: Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatened to withdraw from an audit of votes cast in the election, a move that could wreck UN efforts to rescue the country's first democratic transfer of power.

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ABC News

US Transfers 2 Yemenis Held in Bagram Prison

Yemeni security officials say that two prisoners held at a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan have been handed over to Yemen.

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Government Executive

Pentagon Accepts Bids on Long-Awaited Health Records Contract

The solicitation is the first step in what could be an $11 billion effort over the next decade to modernize the Pentagon's health records system.

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Courier News

Report: U.S. Syria surveillance flights begin

U.S. surveillance flights over Syria have started with President Obama's go ahead, a step that will provide potential targets if airstrikes against Islamic State militants are approved.

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