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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

10 hrs ago | 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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Weekday Magazine

Ashraf Ghani Pledges 'Reconciliation' With Former Warlords

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.

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Stars and Stripes

Afghan economy faces serious revenue shortfall amid tenuous political transition

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

The Nation

Pakistan demands Kabul, NATO for strong measures for protection of Pak-Afghan border

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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Al Bawaba

Get it Afghanistan! Dubai headquartered satellite TV channels entertain a war torn region

When Afghanistan is mentioned, "satellite TV" is perhaps the last thing on anybody's mind.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Economist

America in Afghanistan: Misjudgments

The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 . By Carlotta Gall. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 329 pages; $28.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf,

The Daily Star

Afghan police deny that shooting of female MP was political

A burqa-clad Afghan pedestrian walks down an alley in the old part of Herat on April 16, 2014.

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FOX Carolina

At least 4 dead, about 290 missing in South Korea ferry sinking

The ferry sent a distress signal at about 9 a.m. The South Korean Coast Guard rushed to help the 474 people on board.

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MilitaryCity.com

Afghanistan election results increase chance U.S. will stay

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.

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AlertNet

Afghan woman MP shot, deputy minister kidnapped in Kabul

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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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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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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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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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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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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