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1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Outgoing commander of ISAF, U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, first left, and incoming U.S. Army Commander for International Security Assistance Forces , Gen.

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5 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Afghan candidate pulls out of election audit

A spokesman for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he has pulled his observers from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud.

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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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Sydney Morning Herald

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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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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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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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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Counterpunch

A Teacher in Kabula

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Peninsula

35 Taliban militants killed in Afghan operations

KABUL: At least 35 Taliban militants were killed during joint military operations conducted by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

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The Telegraph

Engineering fit body for better semester scores

Students do stretches during the fitness camp at ISM's upper grounds in Dhanbad on Monday.

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International Business Times

Pomegranate Compound: New Natural Drug to Aid Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Not just Alzheimer's it is seen to reduce the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson's disease.

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Common Dreams

A Teacher in Kabul

Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an18-year old young man who has already had to learn far too many of life's harsh lessons.

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TheBlaze.com

After Reading His Four-Word Message, Soldiers Deployed in Afghanistan Knew They Had to Find This Boy

That's the message members of the unit, deployed in Kabul, Afghanistan, found amid the myriad well-wishing cards from kids back home in America.

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SFGate

Dempsey in Afghanistan for transition talks

This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking in New York.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Dempsey in Afghanistan for transition talks

After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.

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Voice of America

Afghan Election Crisis Reaches New, Critical Stage

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, speaks in front of local and international media representatives as presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah, right, and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, left, listen during the Independence Day ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan Afghanistan's election crisis entered a risky new stage Monday as officials began invalidating ... (more)

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DNA India

Amid electoral woes, Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai upset over US...

Afghan President Hamid Karzai attends an event to commemorate Afghanistan's 95th anniversary of independence in Kabul on August 19, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Scoop

UN Urges Campaigns to Cooperate with Election Audit

The number of ballot boxes audited from Afghanistans Presidential run-off election is approaching the two-thirds mark.

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