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Marine veteran uses art to deal with return to civilian life After serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan and one in Iraq, Marine Corps veteran Ryan Jensen now uses his steady hand to guide paintbrushes and create landscape paintings. The California native...
Southeast Missourian | May 21, 2018 12:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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Family Denies Pakistani Ex-General Killed in Afghanistan Relatives of a former top Pakistan army general have rejected as false reports he died while fighting alongside anti-American forces in Afghanistan or Syria. Pakistani television stations and newspapers have aired and published stories identifying the arm
Voice of America | May 20, 2018 9:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Afghan government under pressure as Taliban threaten new district Taliban fighters closed in on another district in Afghanistan on Sunday as officials sought to reassure an increasingly angry public that security would improve. On Sunday, the insurgents were besieging the governor's compound in Ajrestan district in Ghaz
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2018 1:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. sanctions on Iran threaten vital Afghanistan trade project WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran threatens to derail a project to help build Afghanistan's economy, endangering a key goal of the U.S. strategy to
Reuters | May 20, 2018 05:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syringe services volunteer: 'I just feel this is my purpose' Heather Haines, 31, is an AmeriCorps member and part of the Syringe Services Alliance of the Nashua Area outreach team. A 10-year Army veteran who served in Afghanistan in 2006-07, she is in recovery herself, she said.
New Hampshire Union Leader | May 20, 2018 01:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Concord, New Hampshire
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Taliban Vows to Protect Gas Pipeline as War Expands to West Afghanistan The Taliban has dismissed concerns its recent battlefield gains in western Afghanistan threaten security of a multibillion-dollar gas pipeline being laid through the area to link Central and South Asia. The project, known as TAPI, is planned to move natur
Voice of America | May 19, 2018 4:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan: Jalalabad cricket match bomb attack kills eight At least eight people killed in bomb attack on Ramadan night-time cricket tournament in eastern Afghanistan.
Al Jazeera | May 19, 2018 08:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rare Attack on Cricket Match in Afghanistan Kills at Least 8 Cricket has been one of the few rallying points for people on both sides of Afghanistan's war. The Taliban denied involvement in the attack in Jalalabad.
New York Times | May 19, 2018 07:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Official says several bombs at Afghan cricket match kill 8 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Several bombs exploded nearly simultaneously at a cricket match in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, killing at least eight people, a provincial official said Saturday.
Madison.com | May 19, 2018 06:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
8 killed in blasts at cricket match in eastern Afghanistan An Afghan official says at least eight people have been killed after multiple explosions hit a cricket match in eastern Nangarhar province.
Washington Post | May 19, 2018 04:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend