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Breaking News: Two AP journalists shot in Afghanistan, one fatally
Posted by: Robert Weller

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-07 13:25:39 -0700 | disasters-news

A police officer in eastern Afghanistan has shot two Associated Press correspondents, killing one of them. Longtime AP Afghanistan reporter Kathy Gannon was reported to be in stable condition. Her colleague, Anja Niedringhaus, was killed. The attack came on the...
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Breaking News: Taliban increase attacks ahead of Afghan elections
Posted by: aymaan30

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-02 15:00:59 -0700 | disasters-news

Afghanistan is set to participate in its first democratic elections in decades. While the West wants to ensure that Afghanistan does not slide back to chaos and anarchy, the Taliban has vowed to disrupt the April 5 elections with rocket-propelled...
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Breaking News: Afghanistan presidential election has high turnout despite Taliban threats
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-08 12:13:26 -0700 | political-news

Presidential elections usually report exit poll results initially for the purpose of predicting the winner. In Afghanistan, however, the reports are peppered with how the threat of acts of violence have or have not affected voters. Approximately 7 million Afghans...
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Breaking News: One bullet, six Taliban and the future of Afghanistan
Posted by: aymaan30 SelectMedia

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-05 19:26:08 -0700 | disasters-news

The news of a British Sniper killing Taliban militants with a single shot has hogged media headlines this week. The Daily Beast considered the feat as “the greatest since the invention of the gun.” Reportedly the lance corporal achieved the...
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Breaking News: Taliban attacks US NGO 'Roots of Peace' guesthouse in Kabul; all 5 militants killed
Posted by: Nina Rai

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-31 14:56:19 -0700 | disasters-news

Five Taliban gunmen stormed a US charity group’s guesthouse in Kabul Friday, killing two civilians and wounding four guards before being killed by security forces. The Taliban militants barricaded themselves inside the guesthouse run by San Francisco-based NGO group Roots...
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Breaking News: Afghans turn out in their millions to vote
Posted by: arkar

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-08 12:13:26 -0700 | political-news

In what is being described as a success, millions of Afghans turned out to vote Saturday in presidential elections that will appoint the successor to Hamid Karzai, who has been leading the country since the fall of the Taliban regime...
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Breaking News: US may be funding ‘ghost workers' in Afghanistan, says federal watchdog
Posted by: Nina Rai

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-25 15:52:48 -0700 | political-news

A US federal watchdog has raised concerns that some portion of the $1.2 billion funds allocated to help pay the salaries of the Afghan security forces may instead be going to “ghost workers.” "I am writing to express my concern...
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Breaking News: Obama hails Afghans over historic elections
Posted by: aymaan30

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-09 16:24:32 -0700 | disasters-news

Undeterred by the threat of Taliban violence and poor weather, Afghans voted overwhelmingly to chose the successor to President Hamid Karzai after a decade of instability and bloodshed. US President Barack Obama in a statement said: “I congratulate the millions...
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Breaking News:  US delegation urges President Karzai to sign BSA security deal
Posted by: Nina Rai

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-29 10:13:38 -0700 | political-news

A bipartisan delegation of the US Congress led by Senator Kelly Ayotte called on President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul, where a wide range of issues were discussed. This is Sen. Ayotte’s third trip to Afghanistan as part of a...
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Breaking News: Expert: U.S. raise bribes in Kabul
Posted by: rsa76

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-03-20 22:47:31 -0700 | odd-news

Beyond the scale of corruption in Afghanistan is responsible American administration. This opinion was expressed by the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko, speaking Thursday, March 20, at the expert-analytical center "Atlantic Council", reports...
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Breaking News: Afghan elections ended today
Posted by: Adrian Holman

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-05 09:03:26 -0700 | political-news

Although the Taliban attempted to disrupt the elections, millions of people were able to vote today for a new President in Afghanistan. Earlier today, Taliban members detonated a bomb near a polling station in the Logar province. Four people were...
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Posted by: Adrian Holman

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-03 08:04:51 -0700 | disasters-news

Remember when the US military ousted the Taliban out of power a decade ago? The US promised to rebuild Afghanistan so that it could possibly become a new economic heavyweight in Asia. However, Afghanistan remains in shambles at this current...
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Posted by: dhreff

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-08 05:42:45 -0700 | political-news

Who will be the next Afghan president? By Alfredo B. Ancheta Anchor for Allvoices Philippines For academic purposes and not be construed as pre-emption of today’s presidential elections results in Afghanistan, out of the three strong competitors Zalmay Rassoul is...
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Breaking News: Afghan presidential Election: Does new premier sign the US-Afghan security deal?
Posted by: atifji75

Kabul :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-08 12:13:26 -0700 | political-news

KABUL: Today, Afghan people have a historical day as they are going to elect their new president through the ballot box. Eight candidates are in ring to succeed Hamid Karzai, who is barred by the constitution from seeking a third...
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Breaking News: Afghanistan : German journalist dies in attack and Canadian reporter is seriously injured
Posted by: rawaha

Kandahar :: Afghanistan | updated 2014-04-07 16:14:05 -0700 | disasters-news

The German photographer Anja Niedringhaus has died and the Canadian reporter Kathy Gannon was injured by gunfire from a uniformed police man in Afghan town of Khost , according to official sources reported . An outside press camera person passed...
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