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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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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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Outgoing commander of ISAF, U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, first left, and incoming U.S. Army Commander for International Security Assistance Forces , Gen.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:48 pm
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