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Gunbattles between rival Taliban factions leave 5 dead KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Gunbattles between rival Taliban factions left at least five dead in southern Afghanistan, a top official with the insurgent group said Saturday as its members meet in Pakist
Journal Review | 18 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Controlled explosions shake Afganistan's Kabul KABUL (Reuters) - Two large explosions heard in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday were controlled blasts by deminers, the city's deputy police chief said.
Reuters | 18 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Afghan official: Taliban kill 8 police officers in attacks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) An Afghan official says at least eight police officers have been killed in separate attacks by Taliban insurgents in eastern Afghanistan.
Yahoo! News | 23 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Body of veteran killed in suicide bombing returns to Mass. The body of a North Brookfield veteran killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan last week returned to Boston Friday night.
TheBostonChannel.com | Aug 29, 2015 03:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boston, Massachusetts
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Treading Line Between War and Peace, U.S. Special Forces Groom Afghan Troops Special-operations units are trying to get their local counterparts ready for combat before American troops leave Afghanistan.
Wall Street Journal | Aug 29, 2015 02:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The battles after war The list of symptoms of PTSD — hyper-vigilance, sensitivity to noise, difficulty sleeping, irritability — was a checklist for Mary Swan’s complaints after she came back from active duty in Afghanistan.
Boulder Weekly | Aug 28, 2015 9:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boulder, Colorado
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PHOTOS: American kids taste test school lunches from around the world Cut Video asked American kids to try school lunches from India, Sweden, Japan, Cuba, France, Kenya and Afghanistan for the first time.
ABC30.com | Aug 28, 2015 5:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Fresno, California
Afghanistan acknowledges struggle to tackle the Taliban after losing key district in Helmand Afghanistans acting Defence Minister, Mohammed Masoom Stanekzai, has acknowledged the difficulties his security forces face against the Taliban after they lost control of a key district in Helmand province.
The Independent | Aug 28, 2015 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Attacks kill at least 17 Afghan soldiers and militia men KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) An Afghan police official says a suicide bomber on foot killed two Afghan soldiers northwest of the capital Kabul.
Yahoo! News | Aug 28, 2015 4:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Remains of slain contractor with Cobb ties returning to Georgia Officials say the remains of a contractor with Cobb County ties who was killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan are scheduled to return to northwest Georgia.
Cherokee Tribune | Aug 28, 2015 2:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Canton, Georgia