Afghanistan Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Afghanistan. (Page 2)

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  1. Afghan officials say insurgent attacks killed 9 policemenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... for the attacks, but the Taliban have been active in Farah and have stepped up attacks on security forces across Afghanistan. All content submitted must be your original work. You warrant that you are the sole owner of all rights in any content you ...

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  2. Taliban attack kills 4 in N. Afghanistan provinceRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    KUNDUZ, Afghanistan , Feb. 20 -- A total of four people including a civilian were killed as they came under Taliban attack in Qala-e-Zal district of Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province on Monday, district governor Abdul Momin Omarkhil said Tuesday. A group of Taliban militants, according to the official, stormed Sakhsa Kol area in Qala-e-Zal district on Monday afternoon killing four people including one civilian and three pro-government militias.

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  3. Afghan army kills 28 militants in restive province of HelmandRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Up to 28 Taliban militants have been killed in southern restive province of Helmand, the Afghan Defense Ministry said Tuesday. "Twenty-eight terrorists were killed as a result of cordon operations and airstrikes in Dishu, Garmser, Marja, and Musa Qala districts of Helmand," the ministry tweeted.

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  4. Afghan gov't beefs up security before major gas project's inauguration in HeratRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    HERAT, Afghanistan , Feb. 20 -- The Afghan government has beefed up security ahead of the inauguration of a major gas project in western city of Herat, local media reported Tuesday. Afghan leaders and foreign guests from regional countries will participate in the groundbreaking ceremony of the mega project which will mark start of the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan- Pakistan -India Gas Pipeline Project in the Afghan terrain.

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  5. from psy-op pamphlet to stateside souvenierRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MetaFilter

    ... other modernism. Imagine you are the head of a carpet-making family living in the province of Herat, in western Afghanistan. Since the late seventies your life has been continuously disrupted by political coups, uprisings, air raids, then a decade ...

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  6. Afghanistan's ArtLords daub walls with messages of defiance, hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    KABUL: Activists in Afghanistan are speaking out against corruption and spreading messages of peace and social justice with murals, many painted on concrete blast walls that have risen to ward off militant bombs. The activists call themselves the ArtLords, as opposed to the warlords and druglords who have brought so much strife and misery to Afghanistan, and say their art is a tool for social change.

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  7. Sonoma's Bestseller ListRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... writer and journalism professor's account of America's efforts to destroy the Taliban and al Qaeda in post-9/11 Afghanistan. Narrative non-fiction, tells the story of a Yemeni American young man who leaves San Francisco and discovers himself through ...

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  8. Top 7: The best family activities in BarcelonaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... richest pirate ever are found encased in his shipwreck decades after its discovery off Cape Cod EXCLUSIVE: Meet Afghanistan's first female SKIERS, who are learning to snowplough in an area that was once a Taliban stronghold Listen to the eerie songs ...

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  9. More Newborns Dying in West, Central Africa as 'World Fails Poorest Babies'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... 7, 2015 photo, new born Afghan babies are seen at Indira Gandhi children's hospital, and neonatal ward in Kabul, Afghanistan. MSF teaches women simple birth techniques that can be carried out at home, such as basic resuscitation skills and using ...

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  10. Battleground Malaysia: China extends crackdown on Uygurs across bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | NEWS.com.au

    ... particularly in Xinjiang, the northwestern region that is home to Uygurs, and takes military measures in Afghanistan and Tajikistan to prevent the return of Uygur fighters from Iraq and Syria. The Uygurs' fate also constitutes the latest Chinese ...

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  11. Afghan political crisis deepens as second governor refuses to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Times

    A governor in northern Afghanistan has become the second in the region to defy an order by President Ashraf Ghani to step down, deepening a political crisis facing the US-backed government in Kabul. But he followed Atta Mohammad Noor, the heavyweight governor of neighbouring Balkh province, who refused to leave office after he was also sacked in December.

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  12. Chinese whispers and Baloch separatistsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... in 2012 that more than a few Washington think tankers were talking of how China was effectively 'buying into' Afghanistan by investing in its vast mineral wealth. At the time, the US contention was that Beijing was 'free-riding' on multilateral ...

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  13. Indictment: Soldier used kickback to get pool, vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    Joseph Russell Graff was stationed at Fort Bragg in 2012 when he was deployed to Afghanistan and assigned to Forward Operating Base Salerno for a few months. As soldiers were preparing to move to a base in Kabul, Graff accepted $300,000 to $350,000 in cash to let an Afghani into a secure section of FOB Salerno so he could steal military equipment and sell it on the black market, according to an indictment handed up last week.

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  14. Continue readingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Southside Pride

    ... would give him credit. They won't get him for trying to cut himself into the $5 billion a year opium trade in Afghanistan, even though that's why Flynn was his first hire. Flynn knew the opium trade; he knew every step from the fields in Kandahar ...

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  15. Ruth Davidson was briefed on mine clearance by Halo Trust staff in Kabul last weekRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ... last week by Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson when she visited one of its mine-clearing operations in Kabul in Afghanistan. Since its profile was boosted by Diana, Princess of Wales, visiting its operations in Angola in 1997, the charity has grown ...

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  16. .com | Afghan official: Bodies found of 9 people abducted last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Kabul An Afghan official says that bodies of nine civilians abducted by militants early last year have been found in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar. A district governor says the bodies, including three of tribal leaders, were found dumped in a common grave over the weekend.

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  17. The three-day event will feature 46 films and shorts, plus workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... Nora Twomey. It screens at 6 p.m. Feb. 24. Based on the novel by Deborah Ellis, the 93-minute film is set in Afghanistan and tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under Taliban rule. When Parvana's father is wrongfully ...

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  18. UN report reveals link between Taliban, AQISRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    Al-Qaida in Indian Sub-continent recruit personnel from remote areas of India and Bangladesh, and nearly 180 operatives of the group work as advisers and trainers of the Taliban in southern and eastern Afghanistan, a UN monitoring committee report has said. WASHINGTON: Al-Qaida in Indian Sub-continent recruit personnel from remote areas of India and Bangladesh, and nearly 180 operatives of the group work as advisers and trainers of the Taliban in southern and eastern Afghanistan, a UN monitoring committee report has said.

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  19. Drug trafficking can support terrorist activity, but not in ways most believeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | University of Kansas

    ... for example, designated as a terrorist group by the United States, became a leading trafficker of opiates from Afghanistan around that time. Many analysts contend that the remnants and splinter groups of these major terrorist groups continue using ...

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  20. Deadly bomb attacks in Afghanistan leave street cleaners with a gruesome taskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | Stars and Stripes

    When Yar Mohammad Mohammadi joined the municipal street cleaning crew here over a decade ago, he was expecting some unpleasant tasks. But nothing prepared him for the grim debris he encountered after a bloody bombing in central Kabul last month.

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