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1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

Afghan election: Why the Taliban will win

An Afghan woman in a burka flips an ink-stained middle finger to a Talib armed with a Kalashnikov to show she was unafraid to cast her vote in the presidential election.

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2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Four senior militant commanders killed in Afghan Kandah...

KABUL: Four senior anti-government armed militant commanders were killed in the past 24 hours in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Free Republic

Dramatic Footage: Cargo Boeing 747 Crashes at Bagram Airfield:747 Just Loses Control:Bizarre

A civilian cargo aircraft crashed at Bagram Air Field near the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing all seven people aboard.

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The Daily Star

Abdullah leads in Afghan election but short of majority

In this photograph taken on April 2, 2014 Afghan presidential candidate Abudullah Abdullah smiles during a political rally on the last day of campaigning by presidential candidates in the outskirts of Kabul.

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Time

Abdullah Ahead in Latest Afghanistan Election Results

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks to the media after voting at a polling station in Kabul, April 5, 2014.

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Xinhuanet

Blast wounds 7 in Kabul, clash leaves 3 Taliban dead, 7 injured

Anti-government militants in their attack against the establishment launched a bomb attack on a bus of government employees in the outskirts of Afghan capital Kabul, injuring at least seven people on Sunday, Kabul police said in a statement released here.

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The Independent

We cannot still ignore the perils of intervention

'In the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne," said Paul Claudel, the French poet, dramatist and ambassador to the United States in the early 1930s.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Breitbart.com

Obama Has No Plan in Afghanistan and the War Against Al Qaeda

The US commander of the ISAF coalition in Afghanistan, General Jospeh Dunford USMC, recently stated: "We are not leaving.

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India Talkies

Accidental blast kills six militants in Afghanistan - Indiatalkies.com

Kabul, April 20: Up to six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghan province of Ghazni, police said.

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Stars and Stripes

Fort Carson marks company's return without harm

Chris Chesla embraces his children Christian, 3, and Taylor, 4, during a homecoming ceremony March 31, 2014, for 44 Fort Carson Soldiers of the 663rd Ordnance Company, 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group at the Special Events Center at Fort Carson, Colo.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Drone strike in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants

A US 'Predator' drone passes overhead at a forward operating base near Kandahar on January 1, 2009.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Afghan Youth Debates: Nangarhar Officials Coerced into Poll Fraud

Some government officials in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar region who refused to commit fraud during the April 5 elections have been threatened with dismissal, writer and journalist Naqib Ahmad Atal says.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Peninsula

Slain AFP reporter's son out of hospital

KABUL: The only surviving child of slain AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad has been discharged from hospital as he continues to recover from bullet wounds to his skull, chest and thigh.

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The Indian Express

Voting against the Taliban

Incheon has been striving to keep this year's Games below the $2 bn mark. South Korea has said it wants the event to be economical and effective rather than trying to match Guangzhou's "materialism and nationalism."

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Financial Times

Dangerous delusions

Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding , by Husain Haqqani, PublicAffairs, RRPA 19.99/RRP$28.99, 432 page Pakistan as the source of Afghanistan's troubles, and as a breeding ground for international Islamist terror: these are not new realities, but it has taken more than a decade for the world ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Attack on AP journalists in Afghanistan rekindles a daughtera s pain

Tracee Herbaugh, with her mother, Sharon Herbaugh, at Parkview Elementary School in Lamar, Colo., during a presentation Sharon gave on foreign correspondents in 1990.

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Emirates News Agency

U.A.E.-funded food programme in Afghanistan adds iodine to salt to reduce deaths

WAM KABUL, April 17th 2014 -- A large-scale Food Fortification Programme in Afghanistan, funded by the U.A.E.'s Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and implemented by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition , is providing iodine to 29 salt factories in Afghanistan in an effort to reduce deaths and disabilities associated with nutritional ... (more)

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The Indian Express

India to pay Russia for arms, ammo it sells to Afghanistan

Ahead of NATO troops downsizing their presence in Afghanistan, India has firmed up a far-reaching deal with Russia to supply arms to the troubled country under which New Delhi will pay for the military equipment that will be sourced from Moscow.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE

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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The Miami Herald

Attaching names to torture victims

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.

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