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2015/02/27 18:44
2015/02/27 18:44
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Bill Boyle and Lucy are never too far apart. The Afghanistan war veteran describes his experiences during two combat tours. He starts rubbing a hand against a leg. To an outsider it may look like a...
2015/02/27 18:44
2015/02/27 18:44
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2015/02/27 13:36
2015/02/27 13:36
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The actions of the so-called Islamic State have been so horrendous that they have garnered almost universal condemnation. It is difficult to find anyone who does not want to see them stopped. This...
2015/02/27 01:13
2015/02/27 01:13
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The number of people killed in a massive avalanche in a mountain-bound valley in northeastern Afghanistan rose on Thursday to 165 as lack of equipment and the sheer depth of snow that buried entire...
2015/02/26 13:48
2015/02/26 13:48
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A soldier from Tyneside who overcame rampant sexism to win the respect of the Afghan army has received a top honour for her determination. Staff Sergeant Kate Lord challenged the “highly...
2015/02/26 06:28
2015/02/26 06:28
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Masked gunmen have abducted thirty Shiite Muslim men in central Afghanistan. The men raided a bus and took the men, believed to be Hazaras – a minority ethnic group – as they travelled on a bus on...
2015/02/25 13:13
2015/02/25 13:13
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Torture of prisoners held by Afghan security forces has decreased, the United Nations reported Wednesday, praising the Afghan government for making “some progress” in reducing mistreatment of...
2015/02/24 21:51
2015/02/24 21:51
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Growing Bipartisanship in Support of a Slower Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan It�s starting to look like the United States will keep military forces in Afghanistan longer than planned. A...
Read more at Roll Call, Roll Call
2015/02/24 07:57
2015/02/24 07:57
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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Sunday called Afghanistan's army "a powerful force in their own right" but declined to say whether he thinks the U.S. can scale back...
2015/02/22 21:27
2015/02/22 21:27
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Foreign Fighter: American Joins Battle Against Islamic State Since Islamic State militants declared a "caliphate" last year in parts of Iraq and Syria, thousands of Westerners have traveled there to...
2015/02/22 11:47
2015/02/22 11:47
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Turkish military launches overnight operation into Syria to evacuate troops, Ottoman tomb ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish soldiers launched an overnight raid into neighboring Syria, evacuating dozens...
2015/02/19 10:38
2015/02/19 10:38
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UN says Afghanistan's civilian deaths shot up by 22 percent in 2014 The United Nations (UN) has raised an alarm by saying that the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan rose by 22 percent in...
2015/02/17 22:38
2015/02/17 22:38
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At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed on Tuesday in a Taliban attack near Kabul, bringing to 26 the number of officers to die since the start of an army offensive aimed at weakening the...
2015/02/17 13:14
2015/02/17 13:14
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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan—The Afghan army has launched an offensive in the southern Taliban heartland to try to weaken the insurgents before the start of the new “fighting season”, officials said. Police...
2015/02/17 11:46
2015/02/17 11:46
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Afghanistan's Nawroz Mangal drives during a warm-up match against India in Adelaide. Photo: AFP It is the happiest story in cricket, the opposite of what is happening to the West Indies. Or the...
2015/02/12 20:20
2015/02/12 20:20
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A Pakistani army soldier looks at a classroom at the Army Public School and Degree College in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Dec. 17, 2014. Taliban gunmen killed 145 people at the school, many of them...
2015/02/11 08:36
2015/02/11 08:36
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Some 23 Taliban militants have been killed as Afghan army pressed ahead with offensives in restive provinces while four soldiers died in bomb attacks, the country’s Defense Ministry said on...
2015/02/09 07:29
2015/02/09 07:29
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Pakistan and Afghanistan have traditionally had a complicated relationship characterized by mutual suspicion. Northern Alliance heavy Afghan regime under Hamid Karzai had remained heavily tilted...
2015/02/07 04:22
2015/02/07 04:22
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Trapped in hell by the Taliban: A British captain's heart-stopping account of how his illusions that war was romantic were shattered as his men died around him A captain in the Coldsteam Guards...
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2015/02/03 15:19
2015/02/03 15:19
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Last week, the New York Times broke a three-month old story on the classification by the American military of previously unclassified Afghan National Security Forces data. The Special Inspector...
2015/02/03 05:26
2015/02/03 05:26
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The United States is walking away from a decision to classify detailed statistics about the Afghan security forces. As we reported, the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, or...
2015/02/27 18:44
2015/02/27 18:44
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