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News Topic - Afghanistan

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Fremont vigil protests woman's brutal killing in Afghanistan Protesters -- mostly women dressed in black -- waved signs and chanted Thursday night in a plaza next to the Fremont-Centerville Amtrak Station, demanding justice for Farkhunda, an Afghan woman whom a mob beat to death when she was falsely accused of burn
Contra Costa Times | 23 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Walnut Creek, California
Local student gets reply from G.I. in Afghanistan Oscar Morales, 11, a fifth grader at Lenihan Intermediate School in Marshalltown made a new friend recently. And he is half a world away. His new friend is Christopher M. Giordano, a U.S.
Times Republican | Mar 27, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Marshalltown, Iowa
Bergdahl, speaking for 1st time, claims 12 attempts to flee Taliban Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl tried to escape 12 times from his captors in Afghanistan who regularly beat him and kept him chained to a bed or ...
PittsburghLive.com | Mar 27, 2015 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bowe Bergdahl's time as a Taliban captive likely to frame his defense Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion and 'misbehavior before the enemy,' is trying to avoid punishment by detailing his conduct and treatment as a POW in Afghanistan.
The Christian Science Monitor | Mar 27, 2015 12:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NATO Chief Backs Slower US Exit From Afghanistan NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has applauded the U.S. decision to slow down its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, while rejecting the notion that ties between the alliance and Washington have become strained. I welcome the flexibility which i
Voice of America | Mar 26, 2015 11:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bergdhal charges stoke fresh criticism of prisoner swap Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban, was charged Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
KBCI Channel 2 | Mar 26, 2015 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boise, Idaho
Bowe Bergdahl's platoon medic on soldier's desertion charge Bowe Bergdahl has been charged with desertion for abandoning his post in Afghanistan in 2009 before ending up as a Taliban prisoner. A medic who served with Bergdahl in the same platoon joins CBSN with thoughts on his alleged desertion.
CBS News | Mar 26, 2015 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Analyst: Afghan Holdover Could Near $6B With lingering questions remaining on the mission and the operational tempo for the extra troops that will now remain in Afghanistan, it is impossible to determine the exact price tag for President Barack Obama's decision this week to halt troop withdrawa
Roll Call | Mar 26, 2015 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How the U.S. is resetting relations with Afghanistan Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's recent trip to the U.S. signals a change in foreign policy
CBS News | Mar 26, 2015 8:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bergdahl says he tried to escape 12 times from captors Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl tried to escape 12 times from his captors in Afghanistan who regularly beat him and kept him chained to a bed or in a cage, according to an account released by his attorney.
CBS 19 | Mar 26, 2015 6:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Tyler, Texas