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  1. U.S. Transfers 4 Guantanamo Prisoners to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | TIME.com

    A group of detainees kneels during an early morning Islamic prayer in their camp at the U.S. military prison for "enemy combatants" on October 28, 2009 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Four Guantanamo prisoners were transferred to Afghan authorities, the Pentagon said Saturday, as part of a continuing push by the Obama administration to close the contentious prison.

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  2. U.S. repatriates 4 more Guantanamo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

    The U.S. government continues to shrink its ranks of Guantanamo Bay detainees, announcing Saturday that four more have been repatriated -- this time to Afghanistan. In a statement, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul expressed appreciation to the Afghan government -- which, since September, has been led by President Ashraf Ghani -- "for helping to reintegrate these former detainees."

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  3. US sends 4 Afghans back home from GuantanamoRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | KRON 4

    The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Obama administration officials said they worked quickly to fulfill the request from Ghani, in office just three months, to return the four - long cleared for release - as a kind of reconciliation and mark of improved U.S.-Afghan relations.

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  4. Four Afghan Guantanamo detainees repatriated, says PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Raw Story

    A damning report on the United States' brutal treatment of War on Terror detainees has triggered worldwide condemnation and calls for CIA agents and senior officials to face justice Four Afghans held for more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay have been sent home, the Pentagon said Saturday, edging President Barack Obama closer towards his goal of closing the controversial US military jail. The Department of Defense said the men - Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani, and Mohammed Zahir - had been moved from the prison after a comprehensive review of their case.

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  5. Guantanamo prisoners head home to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Stuff.co.nz

    Four Afghans held for over a decade at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been sent home to Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Saturday , the latest step in a slow-moving push by the Obama administration to close the facility. The men were flown to Kabul overnight aboard a US military plane and released to Afghan authorities, the first such transfer of its kind to the war-torn country since 2009, according to a US official.

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  6. Afghan leader's two-man government raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | KRNV-TV Reno

    President Ashraf Ghani has promised a complete overhaul of Afghanistan's government to root out corruption and incompetence, but after three months in office, three missed deadlines and countless promises, he and his election rival-turned-deputy have yet to appoint a single Cabinet minister. The repeated delays have meant that Ghani is single-handedly grappling with a dizzying array of challenges - from a revitalized Taliban insurgency to a reset of long-fraught relations with neighboring Pakistan - and have fueled speculation that he and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, the equivalent of his prime minister, are still at each other's throats.

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  7. US Releases Four Prisoners From GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Clyde 2

    The men, who were held at the US military prison for over a decade, were flown to the Afghan capital Kabul overnight on a US military plane. The Department of Defence said the men, all Afghan nationals, were released after a thorough review of their individual cases.

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  8. U.S. transfers four Guantanamoprisoners to AfghanistanRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Lucianne.com

    Four detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Saturday. The Afghan detainees were released late Friday at the request of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani - an indication, one senior administration official said, "of the confidence we have in the new government" in Kabul.

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  9. Afghan civilian casualties hit record high: UN : December 20, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Daily Times

    KABUL Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit a record high this year, a UN report said, highlighting worsening violence as US-led troops leave after more than a decade of fighting the Taliban. Casualties jumped 19 per cent by the end of November compared to the year before, with 3,188 civilians killed and 6,429 injured, the United Nation's Mission's for Afghanistan said in a report.

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  10. Four Guantanamo prisoners sent home to Afghanistan after more than a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Globe and Mail

    Barbed wire and security fence at Guantanamo's Camp VI. No Photography sign with guard tower in background.

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  11. US sends four Guantanamo prisoners home to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Jerusalem Post

    Four Afghans held for over a decade at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been sent home to Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step in a slow-moving push by the Obama administration to close the facility. The men were flown to Kabul overnight aboard a US military plane and released to Afghan authorities, the first such transfer of its kind to the war-torn country since 2009, a US official said.

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  12. U.S. transfers four Guantanamo prisoners to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Washington Post

    Four detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Saturday. The Afghan detainees were released late Friday at the request of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani - an indication, one senior administration official said, "of the confidence we have in the new government" in Kabul.

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  13. Prosecute The TortureRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | 2 Political Junkies

    From the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights : The ECCHR has today lodged criminal complaints against former CIA head George Tenet, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other members of the administration of former US President George W. Bush. The ECCHR is accusing Tenet, Rumsfeld and a series of other persons of the war crime of torture under paragraph 8 section 1 of the German Code of Crimes against International Law .

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  14. Afghan army operations kill 141 militants, 5 soldiers die in attacksRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Nepalnews.com

    About 141 Taliban militants have been killed as Afghan army waged offensives within the last 48 hours, said the country's Defense Ministry on Saturday morning. "Afghan National Army conducted operations to ensure security in surrounding areas of Kunar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Helmand, Uruzgan, Balkh and Herat provinces over the past 48 hours, killing 141 armed opponents,"the ministry said in a statement.

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  15. Afghan civilian casualties hit record high: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Daily Star

    U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment stand inside an Afghan police station constructed by ISAF near Jalalabad in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan December 20, 2014. KABUL: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit a record high this year, a U.N. report said, highlighting worsening violence as US-led troops leave after more than a decade of fighting the Taliban.

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  16. Pakistan passing through a seminal moment in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Times of Oman

    My wife woke up from a nightmare in the wee hours of last Tuesday, startled as if caught in an apparition tangle. She wouldn't divulge the haunting dream until news of the tragedy of our lives began piercing the heart.

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  17. Obama's fourth-quarter foreign policy surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Los Angeles Times

    President Barack Obama claimed an array of successes in 2014 during a news conference Friday, including an historic diplomatic opening with Cuba. President Barack Obama claimed an array of successes in 2014 during a news conference Friday, including an historic diplomatic opening with Cuba.

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  18. West's cultural influence explodes on streets of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Stars and Stripes

    Jeans and designer T-shirts line the walls of one of the many Kabul clothing stores selling Western fashion. After 13 years of international military presence, many young people in Kabul have replaced the traditional shalwar kameez with jeans and designer shirts.

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  19. Pak, Afghanistan to carry out coordinated operations against terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Indian Express

    Pakistan on Saturday said it will carry out coordinated operations with Afghanistan against terrorists along the common border but ruled out joint operations with the country. Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said that the two countries have agreed to carry out coordinated operations against terrorists along the common border.

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  20. 5Pakistan: US drone strike kills 5 militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Washington Post

    More Pakistan Taliban fighters and commanders were killed on Saturday as government forces continued to pound terrorist strongholds and local officials reported another U.S. drone strike targeting Islamist militants. Tribal leaders in northwestern Pakistan said a U.S. drone fired several missiles into a compound early Saturday in North Waziristan's Datta Khel district, which is located near the Afghan border.

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