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  1. Afghan villagers flee Pakistani cross-border firing: Norway aid groupRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Times of Oman

    Afghan families wait to enter Pakistan at the Torkham border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan on February 17, 2017. After a deadly suicide bombing in a shrine in Pakistan on February 16 which killed 80 people and injured more than 200 others, Pakistani authorities closed the main border between Afghanistan and Pakistan for an indefinite period of time.

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  2. Pakistan says airstrikes have killed 'dozens' of militantsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Madison Press

    Pakistan had vowed to fight back after a series of suicide bombings last week killed more than 100 people, including 88 worshippers gathered at a famed Sufi shrine. The attacks were claimed by various Islamic militant groups, which have long operated in the porous border region.

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  3. Son of murdered North Korean due in Malaysia - airline source, media reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Feb 20 The son of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader who was murdered in Kuala Lumpur last week, will arrive in the Malaysian capital late on Monday, according to an airline source and a media report. Malaysian authorities have said they will release the body of the victim, believed to have been killed by North Korean agents, to next of kin.

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  4. Harsh weather in Afghanistan kills dozens in blizzard, rainstormsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    As many as 50 people have died in storms over the past three days in Afghanistan, including 25 shepherds lost in a blizzard, a government disaster management official said on Monday. Also among the dead were 11 people killed in separate incidents in roof collapses in heavy rain in Kabul province, said Omar Mohammadi, a spokesman for the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Agency.

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  5. Key Taliban commander killed in AfghanistanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | 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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  6. Unfair to blame Kabul for supporting terrorism: Afghanistan's Chief ExecutiveRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 20 : Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has said it is unfair to accuse Kabul of supporting terrorism and violence as the country itself is a victim of terrorism. He made these remarks during the Council of Ministers' meeting on Monday.

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  7. Mohammad Nabi becomes first Afghani player in IPLRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    IPL 2017: Mohammad Nabi becomes first Afghanistan player to be picked in IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad snaps him for 30 lakhs During the IPL Auctions which is now underway in Bengaluru , the right-handed batsman and off break bowler was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad at his base price of Rs 30 lakh. Krishnappa Gotham, the Kaataka offspiner who played for India A against the touring Australians also finds place in IPL 10. Meanwhile, the Indian Ambassador to Kabul, Manpreet Vohra on his twitter congratulated Afghans and said: "It was my dream to see Afghan cricketers play in the IPL".

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  8. Royal Irish troops earn plaudits in AfghanistanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    Three months into their tour of duty in Afghanistan, the troops of the Royal Irish Regiment provided an update on their progress. In December they took over duties as the Kabul Protection Unit, providing security, training and support for their partners and allies in Afghanistan.

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  9. Warning of 4m refugees if troops leave AfghanistanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Millions more refugees could head for Europe if Britain and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nations pull their troops out of Afghanistan too soon and the country collapses into disorder, Sir Michael Fallon has warned. The defence minister, Mike Penning, has said that more soldiers will go to Afghanistan to help further train local troops to tackle the Taliban in the country, which has fallen out of Kabul's control.

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  10. Official: Gunmen kill at least 10 from Afghan familyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says at least 10 civilians were killed and four others wounded when unknown gunmen attacked a home in ...

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  11. Afghanistan, EU ink new bondRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kabul, Feb 20 : In a move to bolster development in various sectors, Afghanistan has signed a new bond with the European Union, local Khaama Press said. The bond was signed by Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi and Federica Mogherini, the present High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

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  12. 10 civilians killed in Afghanistan grenade attackRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Kabul, Feb 20 - At least 10 civilians were killed and four wounded in a grenade attack in Laghman province of Afghanistan, an official said on Monday. Unknown men hurled two hand-grenades into a house in Badpakh district on Sunday evening, the official said, according to Xinhua news agency.

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  13. Why does Congress accept perpetual wars?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Rational Review

    "Nominally, the Senate Armed Services Committee, along with its counterpart in the House of Representatives, provides oversight of U.S. military activities. Yet recently, the committee's unacknowledged purpose seems to be avoiding the meaningful exercise of this role, especially when it comes to scrutinizing the nation's commitment to armed conflicts like the ongoing Afghanistan War.

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  14. Port Hills fires: Steve Askin farewelled at Christchurch funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Ex-SAS war hero, helicopter pilot, and father-of-two Steve Askin has been farewelled today at an emotional funeral, where his mum said: "No mother wants a dead hero." Askin, 37, died when his Squirrel helicopter crashed while fighting the Port Hills' fires six days ago.

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  15. Why Trump Must Define the Mission in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The American Conservative

    In the next week, the defense secretary, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the secretary of state, the director of national intelligence, and the acting national-security advisor will hand President Donald Trump a new military plan to defeat the Islamic State. For the sake of America's military and political mission in Afghanistan, President Trump should direct the Defense Department, State Department, and intelligence community to conduct a similar assessment against the Taliban movement.

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  16. Taliban office in Qatar should be closed: Ghani tells Qatari ministerRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 19 : Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that the Taliban office in Qatar should be closed if the group pursues violence. During a meeting with the Qatar Foreign Minister, Ghani said sanctions should also be applied on the group if no breakthrough was made in bringing the leaders of the group to the negotiations table, reports the Khaama Press.

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  17. Afghanistan warns Pakistan against rocket attacksRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 19 : Kabul will use all means to respond against Pakistan if it did not stop rocket attacks on Afghanistan soil, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned on Sunday. "We hope that Pakistan stops the attacks and that the relationship between the two countries will return to normal.

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  18. Top Al-Qaida Leader Finds Himself On The Wrong End Of A BulletRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    One of al-Qaida's top leaders was killed in a raid by Afghan forces last month, bringing an abrupt end to his 40-year-long terrorist career. Qari Saifullah Akhtar, a close ally of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, was killed Jan. 9, according to Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security.

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

    18 hrs ago | 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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  20. Germany aims to deport record number of rejected asylum seekers in 2017Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | UAport

    Germany deported a record 80,000 migrants denied asylum last year and that figure will rise again in 2017, a top official said, as Chancellor Angela Merkel seeks to win back conservative voters before elections in September.

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