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  1. In pics: bird shop in eastern AfghanistanRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Xinhuanet

    An Afghan boy looks at a bird at a bird shop in Ghazni province, eastern Afghanistan, Feb. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Sayed Mominzadah)

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  2. Taliban key commander killed in E. Afghan provinceRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Xinhuanet

    ... official, was commanding several dozen militants, besides organizing suicide attacks in Ghazni province. GHAZNI, Afghanistan, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- A Taliban key commander has been confirmed dead after a drone attacked a Taliban hideout in eastern ...

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  3. Key Taliban commander killed in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Nerve News

    Kabul, Feb 20 - A key Taliban commander was killed in a drone strike attack on a militant hideout in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, a defence official confirmed on Monday. Acting upon an intelligence report, the drone attack was conducted in Nawa district on Sunday that killed the commander named Qari Salim, the official told Xinhua news agency.

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  4. Drone attack kills Taliban key commander in E. Afghan province: officialRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Xinhuanet

    GHAZNI, Afghanistan, Feb. 20 -- A Taliban key commander in the eastern Ghazni province, Qari Salim alias Sabawon, has been confirmed dead after a drone attacked a Taliban hideout in Nawa district, Ghazni province on Sunday, an army spokesman in the province said Monday.

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  5. Afghan intelligence confirms top al Qaeda leader killed in raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Long War Journal

    The National Directorate of Security, Afghanistan's intelligence service, confirmed that its forces killed Qari Saifullah Akhtar, a top Pakistan al Qaeda leader, during a raid last month in the southern province of Ghazni. Akhtar's involvement with jihad spanned four decades, and he has been directly linked to Osama bin Laden and Pakistan's Inter-Serves Intelligence Directorate.

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  6. Bethesda E3 2017 Sched To Coincide With Microsoft BriefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    According to US Gamer , Bethesda Softworks has officially announced that Entertainment Expo will remain on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Microsoft recently confirmed the news that it would be moving its E3 press briefing to Sunday, instead of holding it during its usual time on Monday morning before the big event in June.

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  7. Trooper Pulls Over Driver Trying to Pass off Mannequin as PassengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    WSP says the cheater was doing 81 miles per hour in the HOV lane with the dummy in the right seat. After pulling over a driver for speeding in an HOV lane near Tacoma, Washington, a state trooper noticed something a little off about the woman in the passenger seat - she wasn't real.

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  8. Shifting Afghan frontlines make aid work harder, more dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Yahoo!

    When a convoy of Red Cross workers drove into remote northern Afghanistan on Wednesday with supplies for victims of snow storms, they were entering a region that had recently seen dangerous and unpredictable changes. Long under Taliban control, the corner of Jowzjan province had been infiltrated over the past year by rival Islamist militants claiming allegiance to Islamic State, according to local police officials.

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  9. Avalanches in Afghanistan kill at least 119: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Chicago Tribune

    In this photograph taken on February 5, 2017, an Afghan man pushes a wheelbarrow following heavy snowfall in Ghazni province. In this photograph taken on February 5, 2017, an Afghan man pushes a wheelbarrow following heavy snowfall in Ghazni province.

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  10. Avalanches in Afghanistan and Pakistan leave at least 50 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | New York Daily News

    In eastern Afghanistan, at least 50 people died and dozens more were missing on Sunday after an avalanche buried a village in Nuristan, provincial governor Hafiz Abdul Qayum said. In the northern province of Badakhshan, over the past two days as many as 19 people were killed and 17 injured by avalanches, collapsed roofs and road accidents, said Naweed Frotan, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

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  11. Scores killed in Afghanistan avalanchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Otago Daily Times

    In eastern Afghanistan, at least 50 people died and dozens more were missing on Sunday after an avalanche buried a village in Nuristan, provincial governor Hafiz Abdul Qayum said. In the northern province of Badakhshan, over the past two days as many as 19 people were killed and 17 injured by avalanches, collapsed roofs and road accidents, said Naweed Frotan, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

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  12. Heavy snow burdens AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Chicago Tribune

    People remove snow from their house in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Feb. 5, 2017. Dozens of people were killed across Afghanistan after three days of continued snowfall.

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  13. Scores dead in heavy snowfall in Afghanistan, PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Al Jazeera

    Severe cold weather affected many parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan, as snowfall resulted in the closure of several roads [EPA] Scores of people have been killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan by heavy snow and avalanches that hit mountainous areas in the region, officials said. In eastern Afghanistan, at least 50 people were killed and dozens more remain missing after an avalanche buried a village in Nuristan province Afghan tea vendor Imran, 15, prepares tea for customers on a hillside during snowfall near Qargha Lake on the outskirts of Kabul [AFP] "Most affected are women and children," he said, adding that many houses collapsed, killing at least five people and leaving many families without shelter.

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  14. 50 killed as avalanche hits village in eastern AfganistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Age

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  15. Snowfall, freezing weather claim 42 lives in Afghanistan, life paralyzed in KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Manila Bulletin

    At least 42 people have lost their lives and scores of others sustained injuries due to snowfall and freezing weather over the past three days across Afghanistan, local media and officials reported. Heavy snowfall has also resulted in the closure of transport and road blockade in parts of the country and disrupted road connection between districts and provincial capitals.

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  16. Heavy snowfall in Afghanistan claims at least 40 livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Al Bawaba

    Over 40 people have been confirmed dead on Sunday as snowstorms wreak havoc on various parts of Afghanistan, prompting the government to declare Sunday as public holiday. The unprecedented snow in a decade has led to the closure of main highways leaving many people stranded, out of power and other supplies.

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  17. Dozens die as snow hits Afghanistan and PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | RTE.ie

    Parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan have been hit with heavy snow, with dozens of people reported killed. Heavy snow also blanketed the Afghan capital of Kabul, where the government closed its offices.

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  18. Snow Socks Northern Afghanistan, Pakistan; at Least 19 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    Parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan struggled to dig out from heavy snow Sunday, with dozens of people reported killed and some major highways closed. In northern Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, over the past two days as many as 19 people were killed and 17 injured by avalanches, collapsed roofs and road accidents, said Naweed Frotan, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

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  19. Afghanistan lost 15% of its territory to the Taliban last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The government of Afghanistan lost almost 15 percent of its territory last year, as Taliban insurgents continued to launch attacks amid declines in U.S. and allied military personnel. The figure is included in a government watchdog's latest assessment of the security situation and reconstruction effort in Afghanistan.

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  20. Suicide bomber wounds 4 in Afghanistan1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | India.com

    An Afghan official says a suicide bomber wounded four people in the eastern city of Ghazni when his explosive device exploded prematurely. Deputy police chief Asadullah Shujaye said the attacker could have caused much greater harm if he had reached a crowded market nearby.

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