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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high - UN

Reuters UK - ‎38 minutes ago‎
"The harm done to civilians is totally unacceptable," Nicholas Haysom, the head of the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, said in a statement. Increasingly desperate fighting between Western-backed government forces and insurgent groups meant more ...
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Afghanistan Urges Pakistan To Find Kidnapped Ex-Governor

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎17 hours ago‎
Afghanistan has called on Pakistan to find and free a former Afghan provincial governor kidnapped in Islamabad. The Afghan Foreign Ministry said Fazlullah Wahidi, a former governor of Afghanistan's western Herat Province, was abducted in the Pakistani ...

Afghanistan to Ada

Lima Ohio - ‎4 hours ago‎
Following years of war, Afghanistan is still transitioning to a democratic governance. Shahidyar said corruption and bribery still abound in the Afghan government, but he hopes the knowledge and experience he gains at ONU will allow him to make the ...

50-year love story begins in Afghanistan

Tri-City Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
... no house numbers and few streets with names - or at least ones translatable into English. Nevertheless, marry they did with American and European friends gathered - a witness to George and Stephanie's love that began 50 years ago in Afghanistan.
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Economic Relations With Afghanistan: FM stresses on furthering ties

The Express Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
Zakhilwal has previously also served as the finance minister of Afghanistan and economic advisor to the Afghan President. The minister on this occasion discussed with the Afghan envoy the current profile of Pak-Afghan economic cooperation with ...
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The Oscar-nominated Danish film A War is a messy yet terrific look at Afghanistan

Vox - ‎15 hours ago‎
But messiness is inherent to why A War works. It's an honest attempt to view the Afghanistan war - 15 years in - from as many angles as possible, while expressing empathy for those fighting it, those who believe Western forces have committed horrible ...
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Ten Wisconsin soldiers prepare to depart From Appleton to Afghanistan

fox6now.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
The soldiers specialize in handling ammunition. They'll focus on its removal and distribution from various sites in Afghanistan. Brigadier Gen. Jonathan McColumn says they're a small team but have a very large responsibility. The deployment is expected ...

Calhan cowboy stands out in Afghanistan

Colorado Springs Gazette - ‎8 hours ago‎
photo - Calhan's Gary Williams is called "cowboy" on the American base where he Calhan's Gary Williams is called "cowboy" on the American base where he works and lives in Afghanistan. He's worked to support the military there since 2009. (Army Photo).
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Afghan President Says IS 'On The Run' In Afghanistan

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says the Islamic State (IS) extremist group has suffered many casualties and is "on the run" in Afghanistan. Ghani told the annual Munich Security Conference on February 12 that IS militants "have lost 150 people in ...

In Afghanistan, how about trying this?: Don't just do …

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Some of his national security advisors are encouraging President Obama to keep American military personnel in Afghanistan past his self-imposed deadline of having all but about 5,500 U.S.
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Afghanistan is on the brink

Al Jazeera America - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Afghanistan is worse off today than it was before the 2001 U.S. invasion, according to a report released last month by the U.S.
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Abdul Hakim Mujahid Speaks on Afghanistan's Peace and Reconciliation Process

The Diplomat - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Peace has always been elusive in Afghanistan. Several attempts have been made in the past to bring about peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country, but without success.

A romance that shows Afghanistan's mistreatment of women

Washington Post - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
When the United States launched its war on terrorism, focusing on Afghanistan's Taliban after the 9/11 attacks, one justification was the deplorable circumstances of Afghan women.

UN envoy visits Afghanistan for assessing children's plight in armed conflict

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎10 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- The special representative of the UN secretary-general for children and armed conflict, Leila Zerrougui, on Saturday started a week-long visit to Afghanistan to assess the situation of children affected by armed ...

Endless US War and Occupation of Afghanistan

RAWA News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
He systematically violated every major promise made, continuing endless war on Afghanistan Bush began, maintaining permanent occupation - both leaders responsible for millions of deaths, vast destruction, unspeakable human misery, and a nation-state ...
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PM Modi sends birthday wishes to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on a wrong date

India Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is popular for being active on social media was in for some faux pas when he took to Twitter to wish Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on his 'birthday'. Afghanistan President's birthday is some 96 days away. Modi ...

EU senior discovers passion while serving in Afghanistan

Springfield News-Leader - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
It was always a hobby, but I discovered a passion for teaching when I was asked to give lessons to other soldiers while serving in Afghanistan," he said. Parker grew up in Chicago and graduated from high school in 1997. He tried community college for a ...

BreakingNews 13/2/16 - Towards A Peaceful Afghanistan: `Learning From Her...

Nigeria Master Web - ‎15 hours ago‎
Dr. Kusum Gopal, an anthropologist who has served as a United Nations Expert and Technical Advisor to government agencies, is also revising her previously published manuscript on Afghanistan, now tentatively titled “Charting Afghanistan, the heart of ...

A Solution to the Afghanistan-Taliban Conflict?

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The Durand Line is the disputed border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Before the birth of Pakistan - originally part of India - British envoy to India Sir Mortimer Durand in 1893 signed a treaty with Afghanistan King Amir Abdul Rahman, whereby the ...
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