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There is no shortage of people opining about the now-concluded military mission that morphed into a costly, bloody humanitarian exercise.
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Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday, covering Sarah Cassidy's maternity leave.
Friends of Hong Kong-based Swedish journalist Nils Horner, shot dead on Tuesday in Afghanistan, have paid tribute to a man they described as a "true gentleman" who brought Asia to Sweden through his radio reports.
KABUL, Afghanistan - In his final address to Afghanistan 's parliament Saturday, President Hamid Karzai told the United States its soldiers can leave at the end of the year because his military, which already protects 93 percent of the country, was ready to take over entirely.
A supporter of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, center, holds a photo of him during a campaign rally for women a day after International Women's Day in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 9, 2014.
KABUL: Afghanistan's High Peace Council, set up to oversee peace talks with the Taliban, has had no formal meetings with any of the 46 Taliban prisoners released in neighbouring Pakistan, an official said yesterday, despite pleas to be present when they are freed.
Tony Benn , former British Cabinet minister and MP. He was the longest-serving MP in the history of the British Labour Party, having served for more than half a century.
Afghan men walk in a market in downtown of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 13, 2014.
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.
A round of goodbye messages are following the last Canadian troops out the door in Afghanistan and some of them are rather nasty.
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.