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Afghan officials say they'll resume an audit of the presidential election this weekend after resolving disputes between the candidates over how to disqualify ballots amid allegations of massive fraud.
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At least 25 militants were killed by Afghan police along with the army, during a series of operations across the country, an interior ministry statement said Thursday.
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AFGHANISTAN: World events are moving Western focus elsewhere, and a Taliban advance is going unreported with U.S. forces in decline and an election crisis threatening government stability.
Pakistani security forces in a troubled northwestern tribal region foiled an overnight cross-border attack from Afghanistan, killing six militants, two military officials said Wednesday.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, his attorney said.
Hashmat Khalil Karzai, a cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and a powerful supporter of the presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, was killed by a suicide bomber in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday as he greeted well-wishers at his home, government officials and a witness said.
A soldier who died in Afghanistan while saving the life of a Polish serviceman has had the Staten Island street he lived on renamed in his honor.
A House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.
As of Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at least 2,197 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
John F. Sipko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, found in a report released Monday that shoddy record-keeping by the Defense Department, the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police has contributed to the failure to track the small arms.
Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.
A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai gustures as he speaks to the media after attending prayers Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the presidential palace in Kabul on July 28, 2014.
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