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  1. Afghanistan: UN agency begins humanitarian assistance to families fleeing KunduzRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | United Nations

    The Taliban has taken territory in Khanabad district in the Afghanistan province of Kunduz on the other side of a bridge pictured here in August 2015. Photo: Bethany Matta/IRIN 9 October 2015 – Afghans who fled fighting in Kunduz have received bread baked from wheat flour fortified with vitamins and minerals along with other food supplies, but the World Food Programme is "seriously concerned" about the safety and food security of people remaining in the north-eastern province.


  2. 14 Years and Counting: Afghanistan and The Longest US WarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

    October 7, 2015 marked the 14th anniversary of US direct intervention in Afghanistan in the aftermath of attacks perpetrated by the terrorist group Al Qaeda on September 11, 2001. Osama Bin Laden used the failed state of Afghanistan to hatch the plan of attack on the twin towers in New York and the Pentagon.


  3. American soldier on mission to rescue Afghan puppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Post

    An American soldier is on a mission to rescue a litter of pooches from the cruel streets of Afghanistan - where animals are treated like garbage. Combat Medic Holden Schoenig, 22 came across the mixed-breed canines hiding under a piece of scrap metal while on patrol in Kabul last August - and took them under his wing.


  4. War Crimes Charge Against US Unlikely After Kunduz BombingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    Doctors Without Borders staff are seen during a surgery after a US airstrike on MSF hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, Oct. 03, 2015. Despite claims by Doctors Without Borders that the U.S. bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan was a "war crime," a top legal expert ABC News spoke with said it is unlikely that international charges will be leveled in the incident, which left 22 dead.


  5. Afghan Officials: Four Civilians Killed In Separate AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Afghan officials say four civilians were killed and seven wounded in separate attacks in the capital, Kabul, and eastern province of Logar on October 9. Halim Fidai, governor of Logar, said three civilians were killed and four injured after they were caught in the crossfire of a Taliban attack on government troops. Meanwhile in Kabul, police said three bombs, planted near the Chendawol religious congregation site, went off in the early afternoon killing a civilian and wounding three others.


  6. The night the hospital in Kunduz became a US military targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | Stars and Stripes

    Staff rig a temporary operating room after a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders was struck by bombs during fighting in Kunduz, Afghanistan, early on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The U.S. military reported that an American airstrike may have struck a hospital.


  7. Can Afghan Forces Resist the Taliban?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2012 | CFR.org

    The Taliban's brief seizure of Kunduz marked its first capture of a provincial capital in the fourteen years since the U.S. invasion. It also signaled the vulnerability of Afghan security forces, which were able to reclaim Kunduz only with U.S. air support.


  8. Kyrgyzstan Holds a Democratic ElectionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

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  9. West Dorset organist appointed principal of national arts collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    LITTON Cheney and Bothenhampton organist and choirmaster, Paul Cheater, has been appointed Principal of the National College of Music and Arts, London, following the unexpected death of the former principal Eric Hayward. The college was founded in 1894 and is a music examination board, offering music examinations of all kinds, from the most basic to the advanced diplomas of Associate, Licentiate and Fellow.


  10. Sharif to brief Obama on efforts to resume talks between Kabul and TalibanRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to brief U.S. President Barack Obama over Pakistan's efforts on recommencing talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban during his visit to Washington this month. According to The Express Tribune, the decision has been taken after Sharif had a telephonic conversion with the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday and discussed the internal and regional security.


  11. The night the hospital in Kunduz became a U.S. military targetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Staff members of Doctors Without Borders were among the casualties of the U.S. airstrike on the charity's hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Staff members of Doctors Without Borders were among the casualties of the U.S. airstrike on the charity's hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.


  12. US-Pak Differences Will Burst Back Into the Open: American ExpertRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Outlook

    As the Obama Administration gears up to throw a red carpet welcome to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif later this month, a noted American scholar today cautioned not be "fooled" as the sharp differences between the two countries will burst back into the open. "Expect a 'focus on the positive' approach to be on display later this month when Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returns to Washington for meetings with President Obama and other senior US officials.


  13. Charity pursues probe of strike on hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A day after President Barack Obama apologized for a U.S. airstrike that killed at least 22 people at a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in northern Afghanistan, the medical charity said Thursday that it is continuing to press its demand for an independent investigation of the attack. Saturday's airstrike took place as Afghan forces were fighting to retake the strategic northern city of Kunduz, which was overrun and briefly held last week by the Taliban.


  14. Taliban said open to peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Thursday estimated that more than half of Taliban insurgents are open to peace talks with the Afghan government, but that negotiations probably won't resume for months. "The estimates I've heard, both from an Afghan perspective and probably from the intel community, is anywhere between 60 [percent] and 70 percent [who are] potentially reconcilable on the Taliban side," Gen.


  15. Gross seaches for authenticty on a Hyena RoadaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Photo by Christos Kalohoridis Writer, director and star Paul Gross , right, and Niamatullah Arghandabi on set of "Hyena Road." When he set out to make "Hyena Road" Paul Gross - a prolific writer himself - probably couldn't have penned a more laudatory review than what he heard following a screening of the film by members of the Canadian Armed Forces.


  16. Five years on A 1m raised in memory of Linda NorgroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    A charity set up in memory of an aid worker from the Western Isles, who was kidnapped and killed in Afghanistan, has raised one million pounds. It is five years ago today that Linda Norgrove from Uig on the west of Lewis, died in a failed attempt by US Navy SEALS to rescue her from her Taliban captors.


  17. Sorry not enough for US war crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power should not throw stones when she lives in a glass house. In her usual self-righteous style, Power took to Twitter last Friday, calling on Russia to cease attacks on the Syria opposition and civilians, warning that civilian casualties "will only fuel more extremism".


  18. Doctors group denies Taliban fighters were using hospital as baseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    The U.S. military aircraft that attacked an Afghan hospital over the weekend made at least five passes over it dropping explosives, even though two flags draped across the roof of the building marked it as a medical facility, hospital officials said Thursday. In a news conference here in the Afghan capital, Doctors Without Borders officials reiterated that they think the hospital's main building was "deliberately" targeted because it was the only structure hit during the bombardment.


  19. 09:48 ISIL militants near 3,000 in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AkiPress

    The number of militants in Afghanistan is estimated at about 50 thousand that are involved in more than 4 thousand various units and groups, reports TASS referring to Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov. The number of militants of the Islamic State in Afghanistan is increasing, it reached 2-3 thousand people.


  20. Failing Afghan economy helping Taliban return to powerRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    Where once we heaved through potholes, we now rolled along a majestic spread of smooth tarmac, bordered by miniature manicured lawns. As we drove along the wide boulevard that links the airport to Afghanistan's capital city, it felt serene, surreal even.