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News on Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Washington Times

Family of Marine killed in Afghanistan pushes back against cover-up

The family of a Marine murdered in Afghanistan as he worked out in a gym is accusing the Corps of a cover-up by refusing to turn over documents that would show the dangerous environment inside Forward Operating Base Delhi .

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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

China supports reconciliation process in Afghanistan: envoy : July 28, 2014,

Talking to mediamen, he said that he met Afghan President Hamid Karzai and two leading presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah this week.

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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

British Army deploys 'pocket drones' in Afghanistan

The Pocket Drone is exactly what it sounds like: a flying robot that can carry a high-quality action camera into the air for 15-20 minutes, then fold up and fit into a cargo pants pocket.

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11 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

Is Obama to Blame for the World's Crises?

The world is a hot mess. Pro-Russian separatists shot down a passenger jet over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Israel, Middle East, US News, George Bush, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

15 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

Heavily armed Taliban storm Afghan school

Six heavily armed Taliban fighters were killed after they entered a school and started firing at a the police chief's house in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, police officials told Al Jazeera.

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20 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Taliban attack Afghan police chief's home

An Afghan official says that a civilian and a border policeman were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked the house of a police chief in the country's restive south.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Taliban makes aggressive advances in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters are scoring gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local elders.

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Christian Science Monitor

Allowing Afghanistan's future to be hijacked

Nearly five years after the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan , I was having dinner in Kabul with friends, including my wife and son visiting from Europe.

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Examiner.com

Beloved Christian workers fatally wounded in Afghanistan

Dr. Jerry Umanos was among three killed in an attack at a hospital in Afghanistan.

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ABC News

15 Killed in Afghan Attacks as Vote Count Stops

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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Evening Sun

Bombing kills 4 Afghan civilians; vote count halts

An Afghan official says a bomb blast has killed four civilians in the country's south as a recount in the presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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WTVR Richmond

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Benjamin G. Prange, 30, of Hickman, Nebraska, and Pfc. Keith M. Williams, 19, of Visalia, California, were killed by an IED in Mirugol Kalay in Kandahar Province, the DOD said.

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Daily Times

Six killed in blasts, attack : July 26, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: A bomb killed at least two Pakistani soldiers in the tribal areas while four others, including two soldiers, died in land mine explosions.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

a "Afghan gunmen kill more than a dozen Shiite travelers

Suspected militants patrolling a road in western Afghanistan shot and killed 14 Shiite Muslim travelers Friday, in a rare sectarian attack that Afghans fear is part of an increasing pattern of insurgent assaults on ethnic and religious minorities.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Kenosha soldier dies from illness he got in Afghanistan

A soldier from Kenosha has died from an illness he got while in Afghanistan. According to the Department of Defense, Pfc.

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News Observer

Rescued Afghanistan puppies reunited with Fort Bragg soldier

Blitz, a mixed breed dog from Afghanistan, is reunited in Fuquay-Varina with one of the Special Forces soldiers from Fort Bragg who took care of the dog and his brother, Rommel, in Afghanistan.

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Steuben Courier

AMC Orders Afghanistan-Set Pilot from Low Winter Sun Writer

From Criminal Minds and Low Winter Sun writer Chris Mundy , White City features Jon Liston, who goes against advice and overreaches in an attempt to talk with insurgent leaders.

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KFVS12

Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the... It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same ... (more)

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Weekday Magazine

Afghan Election Audit Marred By Disagreements, Delays

The auditors review ballots from the presidential election runoff at the Independent Election Commission office in Kabul on July 18. Afghan election officials say an audit of all 8 million ballots in the disputed Afghan presidential runoff election has gotten off to a slow start.

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Slovak Spectator

Slovak soldiers under fire in Afghanistan; no injuries reported

SLOVAK soldiers in Afghanistan came under fire at the Kandahar Air Field base on the morning of July 24, but none of them suffered injuries.

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