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47 min ago | Monterey County Herald
A memorial service that was both celebratory and somber honored Salinas native Edward Balli, a U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 who lost his life in a battle with the Taliban in southern Afghanistan on Jan. 20. Balli, a husband, father and grandfather, was 20 days short of his 43rd birthday when a suicide bomber ignited the battle in which he was ... (more)
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4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A roadside bomb ripped through a car in southern Afghanistan, the deadliest of a series of weekend attacks that killed 11 civilians, officials said Sunday.
7 hrs ago | Fox News
A government spokesman says one of Afghanistan's two vice presidents, former anti-Taliban commander Field Marshal Mohammed Qasim Fahim, has died.
It's 25 years since the Soviet Union pulled its troops out of Afghanistan. The US is due to remove most of its forces at the end of the year.
The former head of the armed forces has appealed to Britain and other Western powers not to give up on Afghanistan after the final withdrawal of international forces later this year.
JALALABAD: A magnetic bomb attached to a district governor's vehicle exploded in eastern Afghanistan yesterday, killing the governor and his bodyguard, provincial authorities said.
Ed Miliband used a visit to Camp Bastion to promise new legislation to protect the armed forces if Labour wins the 2015 general election Ed Miliband promised swift action from a Labour government to beef up legal sanctions to protect the armed forces from assault and discrimination in the UK as he met troops in Afghanistan.
Washington and Kabul have, for endless months, been performing a strange pas de deux over the issue of American withdrawal.
By THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself... By THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ... (more)
Nangarhar provincial police chief spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashreqiwal said the early Saturday morning blast in the district capital Jalalabad killed Noor Agha Kamran, head of Nazian district.
In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women's rights activism in Afghanistan.
But now family and friends are determined to ensure that a Southampton man killed in a terrorist attack can still achieve those ambitions through them with a charity in his name.
Pakistan's cities are unsafe from Islamist militant attacks due to their porous security, the country's defense minister said after suicide bombers and gunmen killed 11 people in an assault on a court in the capital earlier this week.
FORMER soldier Rick Clement's battle back from near death has been well-documented but, for the first time, he's opened up to TONY DEWHURST about the pain of not being able to have children and the subsequent breakdown of his marriage.
An Afghan provincial official says a motorcycle bomb was remotely detonated in a crowded market in the country's south, killing five people and wounding eight.
Know Theatre of Cincinnati presents We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women's Writing ProjectAdapted by Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek Know Theatre is pleased to announce our next production, We Will Rise: Selections from The Afghan Women's Writing Project.