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31 min ago | CBC News
A woman begs for change on Kabul's Yakpesagi Bridge on Monday, March 10, 2014. The accelerating withdrawal of NATO and Canadian military forces has led to business uncertainty and fears of a post-war economic collapse.
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4 hrs ago | Canada.com
A round of goodbye messages are following the last Canadian troops out the door in Afghanistan and some of them are rather nasty.
7 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian
As attention on Britain's involvement in Afghanistan turns to the draw-down of combat troops, some Britons are in the country to stay.
Flowers of remembrance and a portrait of Master Cpl. Colin Bason sat outside the armoury of the Royal Westminster Regiment in New westminster, shortly after he was killed in Afghanistan on July 4, 2007.
Even from a young age, Sarah Korobkov had an interest in international events. Her parents were politically active and her mother had a history degree.
Wahid Ghassemi is a musician and folklore music scholar. He has worked as a singer and composer since 1977 and has conducted extensive research in native folklore music in different regions of the country since 2002.
The deadly reemergence of a little-known militant group in Afghanistan has prompted fears that rogue insurgents could be an added source for concern ahead of a crucial presidential election.
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For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/13-Mar-2014/pakistan-help-crucial-for-afghan-success-us-general For news details Read on : Pakistan's help crucial for Afghan success: US General WASHINGTON- The U.S. cannot envision success in Afghanistan without cooperation from Pakistan, a top American commander based in Kabul has ... (more)
Prisoners who escaped from Kandahar's Sarposa jail on Monday are presented to the media after they were recaptured, in Kandahar KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - U.S. military commanders believe Sardar Mohammad is a dangerous Taliban bomb-maker who has attacked foreign and Afghan soldiers.
Master Cpl. Daniel Choong , Cpl. Harry Smiley and Cpl . Gavin Early take down the Canadian flag for the last time in Afghanistan on Wednesday March 12, 2014, bringing an end to 12 years of military involvement in a campaign that cost the lives of 158 soldiers.
General Thomas Lawson , Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Armed Forces, returns a salute to Major General Dean Milner, last Commander of the Canadian Contribution to the Training Mission in Afghanistan , during the flag-lowering ceremony at the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul March 12, 2014.
Ambassador Omar Samad will address transition planks such as security, political, economic, and geo-political while looking at prospects and what needs to be done to assure some level of mission success in Afghanistan.
An understated ceremony, held under sunny skies and heavy guard, at NATO headquarters in Kabul brought to an end just over a dozen years of military involvement in the war-wasted nation.
In this file photo dated Aug. 20, 2013 and made available by Swedish Radio on Tuesday March 11, 2014, Swedish journalist Nils Horner is photographed in Stockholm.