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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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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.
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.
A soldier from Kenosha has died from an illness he got while in Afghanistan. According to the Department of Defense, Pfc.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road overnight Friday, an official said.
Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground... Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of ... (more)
Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, police in Ghor province have said.
Oskar Zepeda lost his childhood dream of being a soldier on Sept. 8, 2011, in Logar Province, Afghanistan, but he's found a new way to continue serving his country -- and protect its children.
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of State & Frontier Regions on Thursday rejected the claim of Afghanistan that 100,000 persons from North Waziristan Agency have migrated to its territory after Pakistan's armed forces launched a military offensive to hunt down the terrorists.
Afghans work at a new parliament building constructed by an Indian project in Kabul on November 26, 2013 .
Afghanistan's audit of votes cast in the run-off election resumed on Thursday after a 48-hour suspension in order to train those conducting and overseeing the audit .
German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 09:54 am
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