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Suicide bomber strikes Afghan capital
A suicide bomber struck in the heart of the Afghan capital on Friday, sending a plume of smoke billowing over Kabul in the second major attack in the city in little over a week, police said.
5 hrs ago
Afghan Students Rally For God-Given Right to Beat Women and Marry Child Brides
Afghans chant slogans during a demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May, 22, 2013.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Father of Afghanistan cricket captain abducted
KABUL, Afghanistan Gunmen kidnapped the father of Afghanistan's national cricket team captain near his home in an eastern city, officials said Thursday.
Pacific Daily News
Guardsmen honored: High school remembers 2 soldiers
JROTC instructors speak about Guardsmen's loss: JROTC instructors at George Washington High School remembered Sgt.
Russian Intelligence Agency Warns of Rise in Terror Threat
MOSCOW, May 23 Russia's military intelligence agency, the GRU, expects the Taliban influence in Afghanistan to grow after international coalition forces are pulled out, while rising radicalism in Syria could lead to the country's disintegration, the GRU chief said on Thursday.
Mes Aynak highlights Afghanistan's dilemma over protecting heritage
Artefacts such as a Buddhist sculpture have been extracted from the Mes Aynak archaeology site where miners want to extract rich deposits of copper.
Mail & Guardian
Refugees failed by global inaction on human rights
The world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place for those on the move or uprooted from their homes by violence and persecution.
War Is A Crime
Afghanistan Drawdown, 20 More Years Of War
In order to reduce the number of boots on the ground in Afghanistan, the Pentagon asked Congress for $9.6 billion of its allowance to be moved from one budget line to another.
Woolwich terror attack - reaction and latest developments
I have been updated by the commissioner and will chair Cobra shortly. I will make a statement on this sickening killing this morning Asked if local people would be more frightened about having an army base on their doorstep, he said people would carry on as normal What's the point of hiding in your house? You might as well just carry on with your ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Ambassador: Afghanistan considers Azerbaijan a corridor to Europe
Afghanistan is considering the opportunities of connecting the country with Europe and in this context, Azerbaijan plays an important role for Kabul, Ambassador of Afghanistan to NATO Humayun Tandar told journalists in Baku.
Dilemma on Kabul arms plea
New Delhi, May 22: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has asked India for weapons and equipment for his country's military, immediately putting New Delhi in a quandary.
Afghan interpreters: 'No life for us here'
Up to 600 Afghan interpreters who worked alongside British troops are to be given the right to live in the UK, government sources have confirmed.
Civilian trauma care benefits from military
When a suicide bomber detonated an explosive beside the vehicle in which Army Master Sgt.
Body of N.Ky. veteran returns home
The body of a Northern Kentucky veteran who was killed in Afghanistan last week will return to his hometown Wednesday.
The Miami Herald
Hosseini discusses new novel at NYC reading
"What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line," says the Afghan-American author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns." "What I have is, in many ways, an undeserved gift." His amazing run continued Tuesday night as he appeared before an overflow crowd at the Barnes & Noble on Manhattan's Union Square.
Tue May 21, 2013
Number of Afghan women jailed for fleeing abuse soars
More women imprisoned for 'moral crimes' as fears grow that hard-won rights are at risk as western troops head home Women demonstrate in Kabul: religious conservatives have blocked a landmark law protecting women from violence.
Afghan police training role for Craven officer
A police officer who served in Craven has spoken of his latest role teaching Afghan police officers in war-torn Kabul.
KRQE News 13
Body of veteran killed in Kabul returns
The body of a U.S. Army veteran from New Mexico is coming home Tuesday following his death in Afghanistan.
Pacific Daily News
Bomb killed soldiers: Military protocol cause for delay in notification
Maj. Gen. Paulino speaks about difficult task of n...: The late Sgt. Eugene Aguon's parents were in the Philippines when a Guard notification team approached their Mangilao home Friday.
The Miami Herald
US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,091
As of Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at least 2,091 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.