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Local news for Kabul, Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Afghan Star is one of the shows coming out of the Dubai-based satellite channels (Image: Facebook).

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

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6 hrs ago | 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,

10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

Boehner Supports US Forces in Afghanistan Past 2014

A top U.S. lawmaker is giving his support to keeping a residual U.S. force in Afghanistan after the planned withdrawal of most coalition forces by the end of 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

18 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Afghan Female Lawmaker Injured In Kabul Shooting

A female member of the Afghan parliament, Maryam Koofi, has been shot and injured by unknown gunmen near her home in Kabul.

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22 hrs ago | 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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Malaysian National News Agency

Afghan Deputy Minister Kidnapped In Northern Kabul

An Afghan deputy minister of public works was kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday morning in northern Kabul, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Public Radio

Gunmen Kidnap Afghan Deputy Minister In Kabul

At least five gunmen pulled Ahmad Shah Wahid from his car in northern Kabul as he was on his way to work on Tuesday morning.

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Government Executive

Effort to Help Afghanistan Collect Customs Revenue Found Lacking

The ongoing U.S. effort to leave war-torn Afghanistan self-sufficient depends in part on the Kabul government's ability to collect customs revenue, a dual federal agency project that could benefit from clear performance metrics, auditors found.

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U.U. World

War zone sabbatical

Meaning in the midst of war Easy answers lead to difficult questions. So why not just start with the questions? George Tyger Our house, unequally divided Inequality has reached such toxic levels that it corrupts our relationships and threatens our democracy.

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Daily Times

Afghan voters turn to social media to fight fraud

KABUL: Fed-up with the massive rigging that took place in previous elections, Afghan voters have been using social media to highlight alleged fraud, and officials are starting to take notice.

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Weekday Magazine

Afghanistan's Abdullah Pledges 'Meritocracy' If Elected

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah rejects rumors he's brokering a behind-the-scenes deal with rival candidates to avoid a second round.

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United Nations

UN mission welcomes release of partial results in presidential poll, urges patience

The Independent Election Commission announce election results from some of the country's provinces at a news conference in Kabul.

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