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36 min ago | ITV

The real price of people smuggling

Following two discoveries in the last five days of people being smuggled into the UK in lorries, ITV News can reveal the lengths some will go to in their bid to start a new life.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

A girl receives a polio vaccination during an anti-polio campaign on the outskirts of Jalalabad, in this file picture taken August 18, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children.

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Holtville Tribune

Rewards for Justice - Reward Offers for Information on Haqqani Network Leaders

The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice program is offering new rewards for information on four key leaders of the Haqqani Network terrorist organization and is increasing a previously announced reward offer for information on another leader of the group.

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Thurrock Gazette

Sikh community in Grays help desperate immigrants

A MAN has told of the "terrified and shaken" state of 34 people rescued from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks.

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Inter Press Service

Stab in the Back for Painful Afghanistan Election Process?

Two months after Afghans voted in a second runoff for election of the country's president, ballots are being recounted amid growing questions on who is really arbitrating the process.

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Stars and Stripes

Red Cross workers released unharmed in Afghanistan

Five Red Cross workers abducted by gunmen in western Afghanistan last week were released unharmed Wednesday, according to the organization.

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RTE.ie

Derry man arrested in UK container inquiry

Police have arrested a second man from Northern Ireland in connection with an investigation into the death of an Afghan immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

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Salisbury Journal

Man bailed over migrants in lorry

Police officers stand by the main entrance to Tilbury Docks in Essex, where a group of immigrants was found in a shipping container Police have arrested a second man in connection with an investigation into the death of an immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks.

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The Times

Gavin, whose note encouraged U.S. troops, found

The boy whose simple note touched troops in Afghanistan has been found in Shreveport.

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Weekday Magazine

'Foreigner' Brutally Killed In Kabul Attack

An intelligence official in Afghanistan's National Security Directorate says a "foreign citizen" was killed in Kabul on August 20 by a knife-wielding man who slit the victim's throat.

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Newkerala.com

Aga Khan Foundation - India extends humanitarian support to Afghanistan.

The Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Development Network have been working in Afghanistan for nearly two decades now.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times of India

Blunt talk by India's Afghanistan envoy riles Pakistan

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on August 10, 2014.

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Salon

They are no longer police: Why Ferguson reminds us that America is not exceptional

Police wearing riot gear stand at a post as they wait for a crowd to disperse Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Fox News

US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital

A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.

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Fox News

Official says Afghanistan bars New York Times reporter from leaving country over vote story

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.

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Stars and Stripes

Afghanistan bars New York Times reporter from leaving country

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.

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AlertNet

Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces near Kabul-...

A member of the Afghan National Police looks on in a village in Kherwar district in Logar province, eastern Afghanistan, May 20, 2012.

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Los Angeles Times

U.S. Embassy worker undaunted by Taliban attack, injuries

Lying in a ditch, his head throbbing from the bomb blast, Abbas Kamwand wiggled his toes.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Afghanistan Gains Independence from United Kingdom

It has a population of around 30 million inhabiting an area of approximately 647,500 km2 , making it the 42nd most populous and 41st largest nation in the world.

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