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1 hr ago | The Independent
'In the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne," said Paul Claudel, the French poet, dramatist and ambassador to the United States in the early 1930s.
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5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
On Sunday, the Afghan Independent Election Commission announced the results from 40 percent of the ballots.
8 hrs ago | Free Republic
A local Taliban commander was among five militants killed following an explosion inside a mosque in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.
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The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral.
The US commander of the ISAF coalition in Afghanistan, General Jospeh Dunford USMC, recently stated: "We are not leaving.
"We will spend around $100 billion in 2010 on the military approach compared with just $2 billion or so on economic development in Afghanistan, a 50-to-1 ratio."
Robert Nickelsberg , a photojournalist who has worked with Time magazine for more than 25 years, spoke Thursday night about his experiences covering Afghanistan for almost three decades.
Some of the influential politicians who competed in Afghanistan's recent - but still undecided - presidential election have begun to accept their failure to win.
Six Taliban insurgents were killed Saturday in a blast in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, police said.
In 2012, I rode in a white Toyota Corolla past upscale villas and cafes to the outskirts of Islamabad, arriving at a hidden complex that was home to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence , the country's chief intelligence agency.
A top Taliban commander in the midst of peace negotiations with the Afghan government has been detained in the United Arab Emirates, according to Afghan officials, which thwarts long-term reconciliation efforts between insurgents and President Hamid Karzai's government.
Staff Sgt. John Robertson waits in a parking lot outside of the Fort Hood military base for updates on April 2, 2014.
Tracee Herbaugh, with her mother, Sharon Herbaugh, at Parkview Elementary School in Lamar, Colo., during a presentation Sharon gave on foreign correspondents in 1990.
WAM KABUL, April 17th 2014 -- A large-scale Food Fortification Programme in Afghanistan, funded by the U.A.E.'s Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and implemented by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition , is providing iodine to 29 salt factories in Afghanistan in an effort to reduce deaths and disabilities associated with nutritional ... (more)
Ahead of NATO troops downsizing their presence in Afghanistan, India has firmed up a far-reaching deal with Russia to supply arms to the troubled country under which New Delhi will pay for the military equipment that will be sourced from Moscow.