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News Topic - Afghanistan

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Four men sentenced to death in Kabul over mob killing of Afghan woman accused of burning Koran Four men have been sentenced to death in Afghanistan over the brutal mob killing of a woman accused of burning the Koran.
The Independent | 8 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Drones and computers stop ivory poaching Using predictive analytics based on software developed to locate IEDs in Iraq and Afghanistan, park rangers in Africa stop poaching using programmed drones that locate where the animals are and poachers are likely to strike. (May 6)
USA Today | 9 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Military Order of the Purple Heart honors WT Bryan Oxford served in the Marine Corps for four years, spending two tours in Afghanistan. Now he is a sophomore mechanical engineering student at West Texas A&M University, where Veterans Services helped him enroll.If you need help, the organization
Amarillo.com | 12 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Amarillo, Texas
Jury convicts in 2013 shooting death of former Marine outside Camden bar Darrell Crone, 33, was found guilty Tuesday of aggravated manslaughter in the shooting death of 27-year-old Timothy Loper Jr., a former Marine who served in Afghanistan.
philly.com | 14 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
These U.S. airmen refused to be taken hostage in Afghanistan. Now theyll get valor awards. On Sept. 27, 2014, a team of U.S. Special Operations troops were dropped into a volatile village in Afghanistans Helmand province. The U.S. military had withdrawn thousands of troops from the country in the previous year, and the mission called for 14 Ame
Washington Post | 16 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Obama To Nominate Gen. Joseph Dunford As Joint Chiefs Chairman President Obama said Tuesday he will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's highest-ranking military officer. Dunford commanded coalition forces in Afghanistan.
NPR.org | 18 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Marine Corps veteran reunited with hero dog It was a reunion nearly two years in the making: A local Marine Corps veteran and his hero dog are back home after serving together in Afghanistan.
WLKY.com | 19 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Louisville, Kentucky
Obama nominates new top U.S. military officers WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated Marine General Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, praising him as a leader who helped shape the changing role of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Reuters | 19 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Obama taps Gen. Joseph Dunford as chairman of the Joint Chiefs Before taking the top job at the Marine Corps, Dunford acted as the top military commander in Afghanistan, leading the international effort there as Obama seeks to withdraw American troops.
WTKR 3 | 21 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Norfolk, Virginia
Canada tries to block release of ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr, accused of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan as a child, was granted bail while he appeals conviction.
Al Jazeera | 23 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend