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50-year love story begins in Afghanistan – Tri-City Herald


Tri-City Herald

50-year love story begins in Afghanistan
Tri-City Herald
… 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.

Posted on 14 February 2016 | 6:12 am

Afghanistan to Ada – Lima Ohio


Afghanistan to Ada
Lima Ohio
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

Posted on 14 February 2016 | 3:36 am

Economic Relations With Afghanistan: FM stresses on furthering ties – The Express Tribune


The Express Tribune

Economic Relations With Afghanistan: FM stresses on furthering ties
The Express Tribune
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
Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to strengthen economic tiesThe Nation
Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to expand bilateral tradeAaj Tv (press release) (blog)

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Posted on 13 February 2016 | 11:48 pm

Calhan cowboy stands out in Afghanistan – Colorado Springs Gazette


Calhan cowboy stands out in Afghanistan
Colorado Springs Gazette
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).

Posted on 13 February 2016 | 11:13 pm

Ten Wisconsin soldiers prepare to depart From Appleton to Afghanistan – fox6now.com


fox6now.com

Ten Wisconsin soldiers prepare to depart From Appleton to Afghanistan
fox6now.com
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
10 Wisconsin reservists prepare to deploy to AfghanistanWashington Times

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Posted on 13 February 2016 | 9:48 pm

The top US commander in Afghanistan is leaving, but the troops are staying – Washington Post


Washington Post

The top US commander in Afghanistan is leaving, but the troops are staying
Washington Post
KABUL — Gen. John. F. Campbell, commander of coalition forces in Afghanistan, arrived here 18 months ago expecting to be the U.S. military leader who would bring the war to a close. On Saturday, as he prepares to hand-off command to his successor, …
Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan leaving, but troops 'here to stay'Salt Lake Tribune
Outgoing US commander says mission in Afghanistan is not changingThe Guardian
Dozens Killed as Islamic State, Taliban Rivalry Heats Up in AfghanistanBreitbart News
Reuters
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Posted on 13 February 2016 | 6:56 pm

The Oscar-nominated Danish film A War is a messy yet terrific look at Afghanistan – Vox


New York Post

The Oscar-nominated Danish film A War is a messy yet terrific look at Afghanistan
Vox
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
'A War' sees both sides of the Afghanistan conflictNew York Post

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Posted on 13 February 2016 | 5:00 pm

Afghanistan Urges Pakistan To Find Kidnapped Ex-Governor – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty


Pakistan Today

Afghanistan Urges Pakistan To Find Kidnapped Ex-Governor
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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 calls for immediate recovery of former governor abducted in PakistanPakistan Today
Afghanistan worried over ex-governor's kidnapNewsGhana.com.gh
Afghanistan for immediate recovery of ex-governorPakistan Observer
The Nation
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Posted on 13 February 2016 | 2:59 pm

Afghan President Says IS ‘On The Run’ In Afghanistan – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty


Voice of America

Afghan President Says IS 'On The Run' In Afghanistan
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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
US Airstrikes Target Islamic State in AfghanistanABC News
​US airstrikes target ISIS in AfghanistanCBS News
US Forces in Afghanistan Up Anti-IS Strikes, Presence in HelmandVoice of America
Democracy Now!
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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:09 pm

Graphic: Strikes in Afghanistan and against Islamic State compared – AirForceTimes.com


AirForceTimes.com

Graphic: Strikes in Afghanistan and against Islamic State compared
AirForceTimes.com
The air war in Afghanistan is heating up again, thanks to the resurgence of the Taliban and its terrorist splinter groups. Just one month into 2016, Afghanistan has already dropped the most weapons since 2013, with almost 130 weapons released
Afghanistan is on the brinkAl Jazeera America
US Army orders hundreds of soldiers back to southern AfghanistanFox News
Army grunts, advisers to deploy soon to southern AfghanistanArmyTimes.com
Huffington Post –Reuters –Deutsche Welle
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Posted on 10 February 2016 | 1:49 pm