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  1. Bomb blast kill 20, wounds at least 50 in northwest PakistanRead the original story

    1 min ago | The Gazette

    A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region that borders Afghanistan, killing 20 people and wounding at least 50, officials said. Dr. Sabir Hussain at the main hospital in Parachinar, the capital of Pakistan's Kurram tribal region, said two wounded victims died during treatment, raising the death toll to 20 Saturday.

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  2. Romanian nightclub fire sends dozens to hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Reuters

    ... for the Afghan government after American President Donald Trump publicly spoke with U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan after his inauguration on Friday. MEXICO CITY Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new ...

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  3. Afghanistan's Abdullah welcomes Trump commitment to troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Reuters

    Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday expressed hope that the United States would continue its support for the Afghan government after American President Donald Trump publicly spoke with U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan after his inauguration on Friday. "I want to congratulate the U.S president on behalf of myself, the Afghan government and the people of Afghanistan," Abdullah said at an event to launch a bid for $550 million in international humanitarian aid for Afghanistan, which remains locked in a bloody war between the Western-backed government and insurgent groups like the Taliban.

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  4. 20 die in Pakistan market blastRead the original story

    7 min ago | Nerve News

    Islamabad, Jan 21 - At least 20 persons were killed and more than 50 injured in a blast at the vegetable market in Kurram Agency of Pakistan on Saturday, an official said. A remote-controlled bomb exploded when the Eidgah market in Parachinar area was crowded in the morning, Dawn online quoted Ikramullah Khan, a senior government official, as saying.

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  5. Humanitarian groups appeal for $550 million to aid poorestRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Humanitarian groups say they need $550 million in 2017 to aid the most vulnerable in Afghanistan warning anything less ...

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  6. A private security tries to prevent the media from taking pictures as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Mohammad Nahim watched the presidential inauguration ceremonies but was disappointed to not hear any mention of Afghanistan. "Trump did not mention a word about Afghanistan in his speech and the salaries of the Afghan army and police are paid by the ...

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  7. World jittery about Trump's 'America first' inaugural speechRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Times of Israel

    ... Mohammad Nahim watched the presidential inauguration ceremonies but was disappointed to not hear any mention of Afghanistan. "Trump did not mention a word about Afghanistan in his speech and the salaries of the Afghan army and police are paid by the ...

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  8. Blast kills 21 in Pakistan vegetable marketRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Daily Star

    An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 21 people today in Pakistan's remote northwestern tribal region, an official said. About 40 others were wounded in the blast in Kurram region, near the border with Afghanistan, said Sajid Hussain Turi, member of the National Assembly from the region.

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  9. Obama's final acts self-revealingRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Daily Republic

    ... certainly deadly. They jeopardized the lives not just of American soldiers on two active fronts - Iraq and Afghanistan - but of locals who were, at great peril, secretly aiding and abetting us. After Manning's documents release, the Taliban "went on ...

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  10. Two 'terrorists' blow themselves up in confrontation with security forces in Jeddah: mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    ... for the Afghan government after American President Donald Trump publicly spoke with U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan after his inauguration on Friday. MEXICO CITY Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new ...

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  11. Pakistan market bomb kills 20: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... of 200 million. Pakistan's battle against an Islamist insurgency began in 2004 after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan forced Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants to flee across the border. Pakistan's army launched an operation in June 2014 to wipe out ...

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    2 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Mohammad Nahim watched the presidential inauguration ceremonies but was disappointed to not hear any mention of Afghanistan. "Trump did not mention a word about Afghanistan in his speech and the salaries of the Afghan army and police are paid by the ...

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  13. Blast kills at least 21 in Pak vegetable marketRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 21 people on Saturday in Pak's remote northwestern tribal region. About 40 others were wounded in the blast in Kurram region, near the border with Afghanistan, said Sajid Hussain Turi, member of the National Assembly from the region.

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  14. US soldier Bergdahl demands case dismissal, citing Trump rhetoricRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Washington, Jan 21 - US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion in Afghanistan, wants a case against him dismissed, saying he cannot get a fair trial now that Donald Trump, who has called him dirty rotten traitor, is President, the media reported. Bergdahl lawyers submitted the motion on the day that Trump took the oath of office as 45th US President in Washington, Politico reported on Friday.

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  15. Afghan All-Girl Orchestra Performs Before World Leaders At Davos SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Afghanistan's first all-girl orchestra performed a concert in front of world leaders at the closing of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 20. The group of 30 musicians aged 13 to 20, known as Zohra, performed parts of Beethoven's 9th symphony as well as popular Afghan pieces like Watan Jan . After playing at the Davos summit attended by world leaders and corporate titans, the group will perform in Zurich, Geneva, Berlin, and Weimar in Germany.

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  16. Mahoning Valley patrons of the arts concerned about possible elimination of the NEARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... prospect. Marisa Facchini of Boardman said "when the Taliban came to power in the Middle East, I believe it was Afghanistan, the first thing they did was destroy an ancient Buddha because they did not agree with it and it's irreplaceable and to me ...

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  17. Bergdahl Lawyers: Trump's Criticism Prevents Fair TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Max

    President Donald Trump's scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, Bergdahl's attorneys said Friday.

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  18. A pleasant surprise: Obama refused Bowe Bergdahl's request for a pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Hot Air

    ... Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who faces court-martial for desertion after walking away from his base in Afghanistan and spending five years in militant captivity, sought and was denied a presidential pardon by former President Barack Obama ...

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  19. World's most extreme tour guide is 79-year-old from Yorkshire...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... possible roadside bombs, Kalashnikov-toting bandits and Taliban attacks. This is the world's only bus tour of Afghanistan . And it's run by a 79-year-old great-grandfather from West Yorkshire. Four times a year Geoff Hann, through his company ...

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  20. Asian media decry isolationist Trump, fear economic, diplomatic turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... for the Afghan government after American President Donald Trump publicly spoke with U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan after his inauguration on Friday. MEXICO CITY Mexico's president said on Friday he wanted to strengthen relations with his new ...

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