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Afghanistan: Men throw acid into girls’ faces ‘for going to school’ – CNN


CNN

Afghanistan: Men throw acid into girls' faces 'for going to school'
CNN
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) Attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Saturday, an official told CNN. The girls, age 16 to 18, are students at one of the
Men Throw Acid At Teenage Girls Walking to School in AfghanistanInternational Business Times
Men in Afghanistan throw acid in girls' faces 'for going to school'The Independent
Unknown Men Throw Acid in Teenage Girls' Faces in Afghanistan as Bella Naija

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Posted on 5 July 2015 | 10:10 am

Afghanistan receives aircraft – Arkansas Online


Arkansas Online

Afghanistan receives aircraft
Arkansas Online
Afghanistan needs to perform more missions, and having a fourth C-130 allows for that,” said Capt. Muhammad Azimy of the Afghan air force, a C-130 pilot who has been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the fourth aircraft. “We need to support more

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 5:03 am

3rd ID commander remaining focused in Afghanistan ahead of command change – Savannah Morning News


3rd ID commander remaining focused in Afghanistan ahead of command change
Savannah Morning News
The 3rd Infantry Division's top commander will hand over the Marne Division's colors to another general next month in Afghanistan. While about 200 3rd ID Headquarters soldiers serving under his command at Bagram Airfield are scheduled to remain in …

Posted on 5 July 2015 | 3:02 am

McCain: US Must Reassess Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal – ABC News


Washington Times

McCain: US Must Reassess Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal
ABC News
The ongoing Taliban offensive in Afghanistan demands a reassessment of the Obama administration's current plan to drawdown U.S. forces, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday during a visit to the country's capital. The Republican told reporters that
McCain warns against calendar-based troop withdrawal from AfghanistanWashington Post
John McCain: 'The rise of ISIS' should force U.S. to reassess Afghanistan Washington Times

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Posted on 4 July 2015 | 12:00 pm

Doctors Without Borders Hospital Raided in Afghanistan – New York Times


International Business Times

Doctors Without Borders Hospital Raided in Afghanistan
New York Times
The group said that it had temporarily suspended work at the facility, which is in Kunduz, and is the main trauma hospital in Afghanistan's northeast. The hospital has stopped admitting new patients, although the current patients are still being
Doctors Without Borders Hospital Raided By Afghanistan TroopsInternational Business Times
Afghanistan: MSF condemns violent armed intrusion in hospital in KunduzMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
Doctors Without Borders claims attack by Afghan armyUPI.com

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Posted on 3 July 2015 | 4:53 pm

Inside Afghanistan’s violent past-times that are popular again after Taliban fall – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Inside Afghanistan's violent past-times that are popular again after Taliban fall
Daily Mail
Dogs fighting in the bloodied snow, men wrestling on the field and grim-faced horsemen chasing headless animal carcasses in dusty arenas. They are the brutal sports of Afghanistan, variations of which have entertained rich and poor alike, for centuries.
Afghan Forces Battle Taliban as Lawmakers Reject Defense MinisterNew York Times
Deciding on the road not taken in AfghanistanLos Angeles Times
Taliban Attack Kills 7 Local Policemen in AfghanistanABC News

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Posted on 3 July 2015 | 9:37 am

Afghanistan targets US defense contractors in row over back taxes – Reuters


Reuters

Afghanistan targets US defense contractors in row over back taxes
Reuters
KABUL Afghanistan is threatening to crack down on U.S. defense contractors it says owe hundreds of millions of dollars in back taxes, including by freezing their bank accounts and refusing to renew yearly business licenses when they expire. The United …

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 10:09 pm

Afghanistan Protests Clashes on Pakistan Border – Voice of America


Wall Street Journal

Afghanistan Protests Clashes on Pakistan Border
Voice of America
ISLAMABAD—. Afghanistan has lodged an official complaint with Pakistan over a deadly border clash this week between security forces along their shared border. The incident could imperil a recent thaw in bilateral relations, although Islamabad has …
Afghanistan and Pakistan Trade Fire in Deadly Border ClashWall Street Journal
Pakistan, Afghanistan summon envoys in disputeU.S. News & World Report

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 4:35 pm

Afghanistan Said to Overturn Death Sentences in Woman’s Lynching – New York Times


New York Times

Afghanistan Said to Overturn Death Sentences in Woman's Lynching
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences of four men convicted in the lynching of a woman who had been falsely accused of burning the Quran, a lawyer connected to the case and a politician said on Thursday. In a nation …
Afghan Court Overturns Death Sentences In Mob Killing Of Woman Outside Huffington Post
Afghan Court Overturns Death Sentences in Mob Killing of WomanVoice of America

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 2:32 pm

Kabul blast targets foreign forces; car bomb kills 2 in southern Afghanistan – CNN


CNN

Kabul blast targets foreign forces; car bomb kills 2 in southern Afghanistan
CNN
The International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan ended in December and was replaced by the Resolute Support mission on January 1. The U.S. Embassy condemned the Kabul bombing and offered condolences to the families of those …
The Latest: Attack on NATO convoy in Afghanistan kills 2U.S. News & World Report
In Afghanistan, Suicide Blast and Angry Crowd Target American SoldiersNew York Times
Years after invasion, the US leaves a cultural imprint on AfghanistanWashington Post
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Posted on 30 June 2015 | 11:00 am