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News Topic - Afghanistan

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Russia's new game in Afghanistan Vladimir Putin's posturing towards Afghanistan has opened a new chapter in the great game in the heart of Asia.
Al Jazeera | Feb 26, 2017 07:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deported gay Afghans told to pretend to be straight New Home Office rules would send gay asylum seekers back to Afghanistan, where homosexuality is illegalGay Afghans can be deported to their home country, where homosexuality is illegal and wholly taboo and they must pretend to be straight, under new Briti
The Guardian | Feb 25, 2017 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
10 Police Officers Killed in Ambush by Militants in Afghanistan The police officers were ambushed Friday as they left a mosque in the northern province of Zawzjan, and the wife of a police commander was also killed.
New York Times | Feb 25, 2017 6:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mosque ambush kills 10 police in northern Afghanistan Taliban claims responsibility for deadly attack in Jowzaz province as officials blame ISIL.
Al Jazeera | Feb 25, 2017 12:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scarred by war, Air Force sergeant returns to the skies COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) A dozen years after he was nearly killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro was on the verge of completing a final, unbelievable stage of his comeback.
Rio Rancho Observer | Feb 25, 2017 07:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Terror threat The Islamic State group spread to Afghanistan two years ago. How big a threat does it pose?
BBC News | Feb 25, 2017 01:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Afghanistan Struggles to Get on China's New Silk Road A new railway between China and Afghanistan, part of Beijing's initiative to promote regional trade, has run into roadblocks in Uzbekistan, apparently over fears that it could also benefit terrorists.
Wall Street Journal | Feb 24, 2017 5:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top of the Morning, Feb. 24, 2017 While the rest of us watched the Super Bowl at home or at a bar, Carey Davis went for a different venue: Afghanistan. While the rest of us watched the Super Bowl at home or at a bar, CAREY DAVIS went for a different venue: Afghanistan.The former Illini an | Feb 24, 2017 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Champaign, Illinois
Car bomb kills 2 soldiers, wounds 3 others in Afghanistan An Afghan official says a suicide car bomb has killed at least two soldiers and wounded three others in southern Helmand province. | Feb 24, 2017 11:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Louisville, Kentucky
Sanction Pakistan As State Sponsor Of Terror Pakistan supports terrorist groups that operate in Afghanistan, like the Taliban, Haqqani, and Islamic State. To end the war will require increased pressure, for example labeling Pakistan a state sponsor of terror, and imposing economic sanctions on Pakis | Feb 24, 2017 02:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend