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Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in New Delhi to hold bilateral discussions with PM Modi

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday arrived in New Delhi to hold bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a number of …

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The Afghan Morass

Photo Source DVIDSHUB | CC BY 2.0<p>On learning that he was from Afghanistan, I asked my Afghan taxi driver in New York his opinion about the situation …

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Ex-Blackwater CEO's plan to end the war in Afghanistan

The founder and former head of the Blackwater private security firm, Erik Prince, has said he believes private security contractors are key to ending the war in Afghanistan.<p>Speaking to BBC Hardtalk’s Stephen Sackur, Mr Prince said he had produced a plan that would see troops replaced with private …

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Afghanistan going through tough period, hope for India’s help with helicopters: Envoy

<i>Afghanistan is seeking India’s support for its peace process, as well as for military hardware like helicopters, says Ambassador to India</i> <b>Dr. Shaida</b> …

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China welcomes Pakistan-Afghanistan action plan for peace talks with Taliban

China and Afghanistan<p>China on Tuesday welcomed Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's maiden visit to Afghanistan and expressed its backing …

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Afghan Shiites brace for attacks ahead of Ashura holy day

KABUL (AFP) -<p>A series of devastating suicide attacks on Afghanistan's minority Shiite community has fuelled fears of more violence ahead of Ashura, one of the Muslim sect's holiest days, and prompted calls for civilians to arm themselves.<p>The religious holiday, which falls on Thursday, has become a …

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Dozens of IS Fighters Arrested in Kabul

Dozens of Islamic State fighters have been arrested in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, ahead of a religious observance in the country, Afghan officials …

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Schoolgirls attend class at local school in Afghanistan

Afghan schoolgirls attend a class at a local school in Lashkar Gah city, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 17, 2018. Nearly 10 million Afghan …

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Afghanistan War Update: Defeated Generals Boast of Success

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Getting the U.S. in Step with the Koreas’ Diplomatic Dance

On 4 September 2018, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad would join the State …

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Kabul braces for attacks during Shiite holiday as rising violence convulses Afghanistan

KABUL — The exercise mats of the Maiwand wrestling club in Afghanistan’s capital are still stacked up in the yard and its walls spattered with blood after a double suicide bombing killed 30 people here two weeks ago. Outside, workmen are placing heavy concrete barriers in anticipation of another …

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Coronation Street casts real-life Afghanistan war veteran to play Jack Webster's mentor

Real-life Afghanistan war veteran Cassidy Little is joining the cast of <i>Coronation Street</i> later this month.<p>The 36-year-old actor will play a …

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Afghan Boy And His Dog March For Peace

WASHINGTON / KABUL -- After losing his mother to war, 10-year-old Hikmatullah decided to join a peace movement, members of which have been walking …

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Fresh polio case detected in Afghanistan: official - Xinhua

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- A fresh positive polio case, affecting a 14-month boy, had been detected in Afghanistan's southern …

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Afghan official: 9 local policemen die in ‘insider’ attack

An Afghan official says at least nine members of the local police force were killed when another policeman opened fire and shot them at a checkpoint …

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Up to 17 Afghan security forces killed in west of country: officials

HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Up to 17 members of the Afghan security forces were killed on Sunday in Farah province on the border with Iran, according to officials in the region, where the Taliban have been pressuring government forces for months.<p>Officials said the casualties occurred in …

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Safe havens in Afghanistan's neighbourhood provided safety to dark agendas of terror outfits: India

Afghanistan<p>In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India has said safe havens in Afghanistan's neighbourhood have for years provided safety for the "dark …

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UN envoy: Afghanistan is in best position for peace talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the war-torn country is in its best position since 2001 to start the process …

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Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to half-staff for Fort Carson soldier killed in Afghanistan

State flags were lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of a Fort Carson U.S. Army sergeant who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.<p>U.S. Army …

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Afghanistan’s Islamic Emirate Returns: Life Under a Resurgent Taliban

The Afghan Taliban are experiencing a revival. Today, they find themselves in control of much of the territory they claimed before 9/11. Instead of …

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Bristol Post Office Renamed After Army Green Beret

McKenna, 35 of Bristol died in Kabul in 2015. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart.<p>BRISTOL, RI — Hundreds met at the …

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Dunford Trip Aimed at Maintaining, Growing Alliances

<i>By Jim Garamone,</i> <i><br>DoD News, Defense Media Activity</i><p>One of the tenets of the National Defense Strategy is maintaining and building alliances.<p>Marine Corps …

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Over 2 dozens killed as clash erupts in N. Afghanistan - Xinhua

PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Over two dozen militants and security personnel have been killed as clash erupted between the …

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Insurgents attack police base in Afghanistan, killing 5

An Afghan official says at least five police officers have been killed in an insurgent attack on their base in northwestern Badghis province.<p>Jamshid …

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General’s Secret Weapon to Keep Trump in Afghanistan: Fox News

In a series of conversations in July, officials from the U.S., Britain, Italy, and other countries devised plans to overhaul the way they sold the …

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Forced to fight as soldiers and taking casualties, Afghan police demand reforms

GHAZNI, Afghanistan/KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan’s poorly armed and underpaid police are usually on the frontlines against Taliban militants and they lost 90 men defending the strategic city of Ghazni last month, underlining chronic weaknesses that are likely to face further tests.<p>An Afghan …

Ashraf Ghani

Time to End America's Forever War in Afghanistan

Americans born 17 years ago can now enlist to fight in a war that began before they were born. It's time to end the Afghanistan war.

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Today In History, Sept. 17: Battle of Antietam

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Afghan officials: Military chopper catches fire, killing 5

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least five army personnel, all crew members of a military helicopter, were killed late Friday when their aircraft crashed and caught fire in western Afghanistan.<p>Ghafor Ahmad Jawed, Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman, said two pilots, two sharpshooters and an engineer …

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