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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald
A TINY Western Isles-based charity set up after a kidnapped Scots aid worker was mistakenly shot dead by US forces has given more than 500,000 to help women and children affected by the Afghanistan conflict.
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3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
About 150 members of the Georgia National Guard from the Toccoa-based 876th Engineer Company are heading to Afghanistan this summer for a nine-month deployment.
6 hrs ago | SooToday
A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.
10 hrs ago | Uprisingradio.org
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on US Troops in Afghanistan, Party Appeals to Latino Vote and Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, an author and a professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: Talks between the US and Afghanistan indicate that US ... (more)
14 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
For one of the most aggressive rebuttals to the Republican "war on women" since Democrats adopted the line of attack a few years ago, look to Arizona Republican Martha McSally , the first American female combat pilot.
18 hrs ago | Nerve News
At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.
18 hrs ago | India Talkies
Kabul, April 22: At least four militants were killed and eight others were detained Tuesday as security forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan, the country's interior ministry said.
22 hrs ago | GPB.org
Louise Hastie, the shelter manager of Nowzad Dogs in Kabul, holds a stray puppy named Aki.
23 hrs ago | ABC News
An Afghan official says a prominent campaign worker in the country's presidential election has been shot dead outside his home in eastern Afghanistan.
Human sex trafficking has evolved into an international disgrace. Exploiting women and children for financial gain is merely one category that is horrid enough, however another category continues to be such a tremendous shame that there is a refusal to put the issue on the table for discussion.
The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.
When someone dies of decidedly unnatural causes, two words come immediately to mind: "closure" and "accountability".
Speaking after a meeting with female parliamentarians in the capital Kabul, Jan Kubis, who is also head of the UN Assistance Mission in the country , congratulated Afghan women on their participation in the elections - as voters, electoral workers, observers and candidates.
Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.
KABUL A top Afghan peace negotiator held under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates has been released and returned to Kabul, an Afghan peace council official said on Monday, seemingly closing the door on a peace track favoured by President Hamid Karzai.
An Afghan woman in a burka flips an ink-stained middle finger to a Talib armed with a Kalashnikov to show she was unafraid to cast her vote in the presidential election.
It was particularly difficult to report from Afghanistan during the recent presidential election because members of the Taliban were trying to disrupt the voting.