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

1 hr ago | Evening Sun

US: Too soon to evaluate Pakistan offensive

U.S. military leaders say it's too soon to tell if Pakistan's offensive against militants in North Waziristan has been effective or simply symbolic, but they say the operations have temporarily disrupted the enemy and sent insurgents fleeing into Afghanistan.

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8 hrs ago | Get Reading

My family left Afghanistan for a new life - now I'm celebrating top A-levels

Nilofar Samadi got three A grades in biology, chemistry and Russian, as well as a B in Latin, and is off to King's College in London to study medicine A student whose family left Afghanistan to start a new life in the UK has told of her joy at securing top grades in her A-levels from a school in Caversham.

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12 hrs ago | Outlook

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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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Times

US moves prisoners from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Yemen : August 28, 2014,

WASHINGTON The United States has moved 11 new prisoners out of a military prison near the Afghan capital, the Pentagon said, as the Obama administration seeks to shut down a controversial detainee programme in Afghanistan ahead of its troop withdrawal.

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SFGate

Obama taps veteran diplomat to be Afghan envoy

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Daily Times

Afghanistan to call on UN to help stop 'rocket attacks' : August 28, 2014,

KABUL The Afghan government is expected to submit a number of recommendations to the United Nations to seek international support in efforts to halt 'cross-border attacks,' according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Business Opportunities Weblog

How Two American Kids Became Big-Time Weapons Traders

The e-mail confirmed it: everything was finally back on schedule after weeks of maddening, inexplicable delay.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WGBH

Before Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Must Declutter

Sgt. 1st Class Tom Albert is with the Army's 2nd Engineers at the massive Bagram Air Field north of Kabul and he's overseeing operation Clean Sweep here.

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United Nations

UN pledges support to Afghan authorities to complete election audit

Deputy Special Representative to Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom updates the media on the status of the UN-supervised audit of the 14 June 2014 Presidential run-off election.

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Yahoo!

US commander: Afghans face Taliban test in 2015

Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen.

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Weekday Magazine

Amid Election Uncertainty, Karzai Prepares For Inauguration Ceremony

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai with rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on August 19. That, however, has not stopped outgoing President Hamid Karzai from fixing September 2 as the date for the delayed inauguration of his successor.

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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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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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