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Afghanistan – Google News

India-Russia-Afghanistan synergy: India to pay for Russian arms supplies to Kabul – RT (blog)


RT (blog)

India-Russia-Afghanistan synergy: India to pay for Russian arms supplies to Kabul
RT (blog)
This way both India and Russia would be able to bolster Afghanistan's self-defense capabilities and make Afghanistan's armed forces more capable to take on imminent threat of the inevitable enemy: Taliban. Both India and Russia see in Taliban a bug
Pakistan, Afghanistan to resume proxy war: US paperDAWN.com
US terror drone claims 2 lives in Afghanistan: PolicePress TV
Pakistan willing to work with any Indian govt for moving ahead: BasitInternational News Network

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:57 pm

Afghanistan Delays Election Results – Voice of America


Press TV

Afghanistan Delays Election Results
Voice of America
Afghanistan's election commission has delayed releasing preliminary results from the country's April 5 presidential election to allow more time to investigate possible fraud. A vote count was expected on Thursday, but the Independent Election
What Afghanistan Finally Got RightThe Fiscal Times
Afghanistan election results delayedPress TV
Back to Where We Started in Post-NATO AfghanistanTown Hall
SunHerald.com
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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:53 am

How I’ll End the War: The Trip Over to Afghanistan – Daily Beast


How I'll End the War: The Trip Over to Afghanistan
Daily Beast
Editor's Note: Nick Willard is the pen name of a service member serving in Afghanistan during the closing days of America's longest war. He will write what he sees in an ongoing feature for The Daily Beast. Biographical details have been changed to

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Posted on 23 April 2014 | 11:02 am

US TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN MAY BE CUT TO LESS THAN 10000 – Daily Sabah


US TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN MAY BE CUT TO LESS THAN 10000
Daily Sabah
WASHINGTON D.C. — 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 …

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 9:30 am

Fewer than 10000 US troops to remain in Afghanistan after ’14 – DAWN.com


DAWN.com

Fewer than 10000 US troops to remain in Afghanistan after '14
DAWN.com
WASHINGTON: The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 — the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces — as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials say.

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 1:04 am

Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account – the Diplomat


Afghanistan's 2014 Election: An Observer's Account
the Diplomat
We reached the Abdul Ghafoor Nadim School in Khair Khana at 7:45 a.m. A substantial queue of voters had already gathered, and one FEFA (Free & Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan) observer was present, but polling had not commenced as the staff …

Posted on 22 April 2014 | 2:05 pm

US Force in Afghanistan May Be Cut to Less Than 10000 Troops – Newsweek


Newsweek

US Force in Afghanistan May Be Cut to Less Than 10000 Troops
Newsweek
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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 …
US Reviewing Plans for Fewer Troops in AfghanistanABC News
US troops in Afghanistan may be cut to fewer than 10000 after 2014Fox News
US Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014the Diplomat
Military Times
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Posted on 22 April 2014 | 10:46 am

Groundbreaking doc ‘The Hornet’s Nest’ helps Afghanistan veterans explain … – Fox News


Groundbreaking doc 'The Hornet's Nest' helps Afghanistan veterans explain
Fox News
Real Heroes,” the film chronicles an elite group of U.S. troops sent on a dangerous mission deep inside the complex terrain of one of Afghanistan's most hostile valleys. In the film, an operation that was planned as a one-day strike turns into nine

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Posted on 21 April 2014 | 4:26 pm

This Is What It Takes to Pack Up US War in Afghanistan – NBCNews.com


This Is What It Takes to Pack Up US War in Afghanistan
NBCNews.com
As Afghans await the results of the April 5 presidential election, another historic transition is taking place — the full withdrawal of international coalition forces from the country by Dec. 31, 2014. That's when NATO's combat mission expires, ending

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 12:40 pm

Records reveal details of Oklahoma soldiers’ deaths in Afghanistan – NewsOK.com


Records reveal details of Oklahoma soldiers' deaths in Afghanistan
NewsOK.com
Records reveal details of Oklahoma soldiers' deaths in Afghanistan. A memorial unveiled last month in Norman provided some details about the 15 reserve soldiers killed in action during the war on terrorism. Records provided by the U.S. Army shed even …

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Posted on 21 April 2014 | 10:46 am

Afghanistan – Yahoo News Search Results

Afghanistan Exhibition: London Show of Pics by Legendary Photographer Steve McCurry

Photographs of Afghanistan by renowned photojournalist who took 'Afghan Girl' on exhibit in London in May.

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:31 pm

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Afghanistan's presidential election result has been delayed by two days due to fraud investigations and will now be released on Saturday, officials said today as they vowed to sift out fake votes. Partial results from the April 5 election to succeed President Hamid Karzai have already been released, with former foreign minister Abdullah…

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 7:48 am

Afghanistan's fleeting 'Camelot' moment

The Afghan people's formidable show of support for the democratic process has been hijacked once again.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 10:52 am

Cricket: Australian coach joins emerging Afghanistan

KABUL, April 21, 2014 (AFP) – Afghanistan's new cricket academy coach, Peter Anderson from Australia, has started work in Kabul, officials said Monday, as the fast-developing team prepare for their debut at next year's World Cup.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 7:20 am

Afghanistan Looks Headed For a Runoff Election

According to partial election results released on Sunday, Abdullah Abdullah currently leads the race to become the next president of Afghanistan. Abdullah, a former foreign minister, holds 44.4 percent of tallied votes, but is closely followed by Ashraf Ghani, a Karzai adviser and World Bank economist, who holds 33.2 percent.

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 5:01 am

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Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah is well ahead of his main rival in Afghanistan's presidential election, officials said yesterday after half of the ballots were counted, though a run-off vote still looks likely next month. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced that Abdullah was in the lead with 44.4% followed by former…

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 12:40 am

Afghanistan: A Vision Of Hope

Afghanistan is creating a positive future for itself. Sixty per cent of those eligible to vote have done so in the country’s presidential elections.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:00 pm

America’s Ugly Win in Afghanistan

America is creaking towards an ugly win in Afghanistan.  With the growth of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) program and the currently successful presidential elections, we’re finally creating something that looks more like historical Afghanistan and less like the imagined Geneva-on-the-Helmand of 2001.  Historical Afghanistan might be ugly; In terms of the endgame, Afghanistan was always a riskier …

Posted on 13 April 2014 | 10:15 am

German AP photographer shot dead in Afghanistan

Khost (Afghanistan) (AFP) – An Afghan police commander on Friday shot dead a female German photographer working for the Associated Press on the eve of presidential elections, in an attack that left a Canadian colleague wounded, the news agency said. The journalists were shot in their car in the Tanai district of Khost province, in the country's east, as they reported on distribution of ballot …

Posted on 4 April 2014 | 3:40 pm

The Men Shaping America’s Future in Afghanistan

Tensions are rising in Afghanistan ahead of Saturday’s presidential elections, with the Taliban increasing violence and candidates trading accusations that the vote to replace Afghan President Hamid Karzai would be rigged.  This follows an incident Wednesday in which a Taliban suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the Interior Ministry in Kabul, killing six guards.  Now, Abdullah, one of …

Posted on 4 April 2014 | 1:33 pm