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Blast kills, wounds 10 in Kabul
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Blast kills, wounds 10 in Kabul

Jun 11 2013, 8:48am CDT | by

Kabul, June 11 (IANS) A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

Kabul, June 11 — A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said. The blast took place on a road leading to the Kabul...

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Blast kills, wounds 10 in Kabul

Jun 11 2013, 8:48am CDT | by

Kabul, June 11 (IANS) A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

Kabul, June 11 — A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

The blast took place on a road leading to the Kabul international airport, Xinhua reported. Most of the dead and injured were civilians.

An eyewitness called it a suicide attack and said it happened next to the Supreme Court building.

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Quotes from Afghanistan candidate in AP interview

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — As the two candidates in Afghanistan's deadlocked presidential election prepared to meet face ...
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Kerry: Afghanistan's Presidential Candidates Agree To Audit Election Results

Jul 12 2014 2:03pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says both of Afghanistan's presidential candidates are committed to abiding by the results of the "largest, most comprehensive audit" of the election runoff ballots possible. Kerry stood with the two candidates who are disputing the results of Afghanistan's presidential election on Saturday night. He announced that Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (ahsh-RAHF ...
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Kerry Visits Kabul, Asks President Candidates to Let UN Review Election

Jul 11 2014 11:53am CDT | Source: Big Government

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Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul, Afghanistan, speaking with presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, asking that neither of them claim victory until the U.N. reviews the election. At this point Ahmadzai has 56.4 percent of the vote but Abdullah "has rejected the count," claiming it is fraudulent.  According to Mail Online, Kerry is meeting with both candidates plus current President Hamid Karzai. He wants the U.N. to be given ...
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5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

Jun 10 2014 6:20am CDT | Source: Townhall's

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Five Americans troops were killed in an apparent friendly fire incident in southern Afghanistan, a U.S. d ...
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Taliban: Bowe Bergdahl Was Treated Well In Captivity

Jun 6 2014 3:48am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban said Friday that U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was treated well during the five years they held him captive and was even allowed to play soccer with the men holding him. The spokesman, Zaibullah Mujahid, told The Associated Press by telephone that Bergdahl was held under "good conditions," and was given fresh fruit and any other foods he requested. "You can ask him in America about his li ...
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Release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban Custody

Jun 5 2014 3:31pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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The surprise visit of President Obama to the Bagram military base outside Kabul on May 25 was followed in quick succession by the release by the Taliban of the American soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on May 31. Observers are wondering whether the proximity of the two events is coincidental or as some think more likely, that the deal for Bergdahl's release, in return for five Taliban prisoners incarcerated for many years at Guantanamo Bay, w ...
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Taliban Release Video Purporting To Show Bergdahl Transfer

Jun 4 2014 1:41am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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KABUL, June 4 (Reuters) - The Taliban have released a 17-minute video showing the handover of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl to the American military close to the Afghan border with Pakistan, in an exchange for five militants held at U.S. jail Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The video shows a Bergdahl, clean shaven, dressed in a white salwar kameez and with a shaved head, waiting in a white pick-up truck as Taliban militants outside lean in to talk to him. He appears ...
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READ IN: Wednesday, May 28, 2014: Residual force to remain in Afghanistan, Obama delays deportation review, Rep. Hall loses, poll shows Hawaii’s Schatz taking lead

May 28 2014 7:02am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

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Don't forget to sign up for Read In, your daily tip sheet on politics, campaigns and elections! A1: The stories you need to read before your first conference call. -- The U.S. will leave a residual force of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan for a year following the end of combat operations in December, President Obama said Monday. That number will be cut in half at the end of 2015, and by the end of 2016 the U.S. will only have a small military p ...
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America’s Longest War Ever Now Has An Official End Date

May 27 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

U.S. forces patrol near the scene of an attack by militants on a U.S. base in 2013 CREDIT: AP Photo/Rahmat Gul The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that the war in Afghanistan, the longest in American history, would be completely ended no later than 2016. Reporters on Tuesday morning received a statement on background from a senior administration official declaring that President Obama will on Tuesday “announce that our combat mission will be over by 2014.” The official ad ...
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Obama Snubbed by President Karzai During Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

May 26 2014 7:57am CDT | Source: Big Government

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President Obama, who paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday, was snubbed by Afghan President Hamid Karzai when he turned down an invitation to meet with the President at Bagram Air Base outside Kabul. The two leaders’ relationship has been strained since 2009 and essentially collapsed in February when Karzai refused to sign a bilateral security agreement with Obama to keep American forces in the country. Karzai prefers to wait and have the next ...
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