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A soldier touches the plaque of a fallen comrade at the war memorial after the last Remembrance Day ceremony at Kandahar Air Field Friday, November 11, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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Canadian troops took down the Maple Leaf flag at NATO headquarters in Kabul Wednesday.
Master Cpl. Daniel Choong , Cpl. Harry Smiley and Cpl . Gavin Early take down the Canadian flag for the last time in Afghanistan on Wednesday March 12, 2014, bringing an end to 12 years of military involvement in a campaign that cost the lives of 158 soldiers.
A map on the wall at the Gandamack Lodge, a well-worn Kabul haunt for western aid workers, officials and journalists, traces in meticulous detail the disastrous, bloody retreat of British troops from the Afghan capital in January 1842.
Canada ended military operations in Afghanistan on Wednesday, ending a 12-year mission as the international community winds down its role in the country ahead of an end-of-year deadline for foreign combat operations to end.
An understated ceremony, held under heavy guard, at NATO headquarters in Kabul brings to an end just over a dozen years of military involvement in the war-wasted nation.
A Swedish journalist was gunned down in broad daylight in the streets of Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday, highlighting the growing threat to both foreign and local media at a critical time for the stability of the country.
A foreign national was shot in the head and badly injured in central Kabul on Tuesday, a witness who declined to be named told AFP.
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A gunman shot dead a Hong Kong-based Swedish-British journalist in central Kabul on Tuesday in a rare daylight murder of a foreigner in a city often hit by Taliban suicide attacks.
The "new" Ashraf Ghani speaks to supporters during a campaign rally in Kabul on March 9, against a backdrop of himself in conservative garb and his vice-presidential running mates, Abdul Rashid Dostum and Sarwar Danish.
A Swedish journalist was shot to death while he was talking to a translator Tuesday on a street in Kabul, according to officials and witnesses.
A foreign national was shot in the head and killed in central Kabul on Tuesday, a witness and doctor told AFP.
The man, named as radio journalist Nils Horner, was shot near a busy roundabout in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul on Tuesday morning.