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

26 min ago | AlertNet

Three foreigners killed in attack in Afghan hospital - security sources

Three foreigners were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, security sources said, in the latest of a series of attacks against foreign civilians.

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1 hr ago | ABC News

Afghan Guard Shoots Dead 3 Foreigners in Hospital

Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.

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1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.

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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Democracy Comes to Kabul

JERE VAN DYK is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He covered the Afghan-Soviet war in the 1980s for The New York Times .

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The Washington Post

Ex-Afghan warlord may again assume key political role

He was America's ally, a stocky, gray-haired warlord who fought on horseback alongside U.S. Special Forces to overthrow the Taliban government in 2001.

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Newsday

Afghan notebook: First timers

First-time voters boosted turnout when ballots were cast earlier this month and many young people acted as election observers.

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Calgary Journal

Brother honours memory of sister slain in Afghanistan

The brother of a Calgary woman gunned down in a Kabul hotel earlier this month told reporters Thursday that her death was not in vain.

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Examiner.com

GOP congressional candidate Col. Martha McSally debunks 'war on women'

If the Democrats plan on getting political traction with their campaign theme that Republicans are waging a " war on women ," it'll have to go through Martha McSally, a Republican challenging Democratic Rep. Ron Barber for his Arizona House seat.

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Stars and Stripes

Taliban leader freed, returns to Kabul to help Afghan negotiations

A senior Taliban leader has been freed by the United Arab Emirates and has returned to Afghanistan to help jump-start President Hamid Karzai's efforts to reach a negotiated settlement with the militant group, officials said Monday.

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Russia Taday

India-Russia-Afghanistan synergy: India to pay for Russian arms supplies to Kabul

It is a done deal and already under implementation, quietly but surely: securing India's and Russia's strategic interests in Afghanistan in the not-too-distant scenario of the drawdown of American and NATO forces from Afghanistan.

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The York Daily Record

Officials: Taliban kill 5 Afghan police officers

Officials in Afghanistan say five police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a checkpoint in the country's volatile south.

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Star-Telegram.com

Afghan election commission delays vote results

Afghanistan's election commission has delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Georgia Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

About 150 members of the Georgia National Guard from the Toccoa-based 876th Engineer Company are heading to Afghanistan this summer for a nine-month deployment.

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The Bayonet

SMA visits troops, shares future NCO vision

When Spc. Rashonda Covin, a supply clerk, decided to join the Army a little more than two years ago, she and her husband, a former Marine, took their three children and decided to devote their lives to the Army mission.

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IRIN

Combating food insecurity and displacement in drought-hit parts of Afghanistan

KABUL, 22 April 2014 - Last year, Afghanistan's Ghor Province lost thousands of its inhabitants.

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WireNews+Co

Speech: Afghanistan And Its Neighbourhood

"May God keep you away from the venom of the cobra, the teeth of the tiger, and the revenge of the Afghans" Those aren't my words.

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India Talkies

Four militants killed, eight captured in Afghanistan - Indiatalkies.com

Kabul, April 22: At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.

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Stornoway Today

Island charity reaches half million pound milestone

Since it was set up in 2010 The Linda Norgrove Foundation has distributed over half a million pounds to help women and children affected by the war in Afghanistan.

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National Public Radio

British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

Joey's silky gold hair gleams in the afternoon sun. The big bundle of energy loves to cuddle.

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