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Afghan official: Taliban kill 8 police in northern province KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) The Taliban overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province, killing eight policemen and cutting off a key road and two of the region's districts
The Daily Sentinel | 23 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
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US officials suggest Russia is arming Taliban fighters in Afghanistan Head of US coalition forces in the country refuses to refute reports Moscow has provided militants with accelerated funding and weapons in last 18 months
The Independent | Apr 25, 2017 09:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan and Iraq veterans' opioid use similar to that of civilians A new study by RTI International and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, published in Pain, suggests that opioid use among Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn veterans is roughly comparable to that of the g
EurekAlert! | Apr 25, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived unannounced in Afghanistan. | Apr 25, 2017 03:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Louisville, Kentucky
Vet caught up in VA bureaucracy finally walking again Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Ray Mackey lost both legs in Afghanistan and has spent years battling to get proper care from the VA. He finally got so fed up that he sought care at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside of Washington. David Martin
CBS News | Apr 25, 2017 12:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia allegedly supplying Taliban with weapons Nine thousand U.S. troops are on the ground in Afghanistan trying to help the Afghan army hold back a resurgent Taliban. Their job is getting tougher by the day, thanks in part to Moscow. Charlie D'Agata reports.
CBS News | Apr 25, 2017 12:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. general suggests Russia arming Taliban Commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan comments on allegations as country descends further into chaos
CBS News | Apr 25, 2017 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Grandmother returns home from overseas, surprises grandson A grandmother got to hug her grandson for the first time in more than two years Monday. She just back from working for the Army in Afghanistan and decided to surprise him at Albuquerque High School. - Eyewitness News 4 | Apr 24, 2017 11:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Albuquerque, New Mexico
USgeneral in Afghanistan says there is no doubt Russia is providing weapons to Taliban Read full story for latest details. | Apr 24, 2017 10:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Wall Street Journal: Russia may be arming Taliban, U.S. military says The U.S. military in Afghanistan has detected an increasing number of Russian-made small arms being used by Taliban fighters on an increasingly complex battlefield here. | Apr 24, 2017 9:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend