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Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border in areas where it says militants have launched cross-border attacks on security posts in recent weeks....
From: Fox News | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The man who was killed, Qari Yasin, had ties to the Pakistani Taliban. The 2008 bombing killed more than 50 people in Pakistan’s capital.
From: New York Times | By: MICHAEL R. GORDON and ERIC SCHMITT | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known al Qaida terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens...
From: Fox News | By: Lucas Tomlinson | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and Stanley Bernard looks ahead to Singapore's Asian Cup qualifier against Bahrain in Group E. Hariss Harun says Singapore's second-half performance in their friendly against Afghanistan will give them confidence for their upcoming...
From: ESPN | By: ESPN staff | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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I was able to embed with Task Force Southwest for the first two days of their full mission rehearsal exercise last month. Embedding as a journalist with the Marines was a new experience for me that required signing  a dozen waivers acknowledging (among...
From: Free Range International | By: babatim | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Eleven suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a newborn child in Karachi were presented in court on Saturday.According to police, the main suspect, a woman named Musarat Anwar Khan, had admitted to the crime and a First Investigation...
From: Dawn | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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This post was originally published on Medium. Don't want to live in a society like the one that Atwood illustrates in The Handmaid's Tale? Then stop telling women that their health only matters on your terms. Have you read Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's...
From: TresSugar | By: Meghan Bausone | Friday, March 24, 2017
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James Harris Jackson's YouTube subscription list is a who's who of alt-right figures
From: Salon.com | By: Ben Norton, Alternet | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Events that won't cost more than $10 for March 23-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. This weekend, there are plenty of options...
From: The Stranger | By: Stranger Things To Do Staff | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A boy with anti-immigration views falls for an Afghani girl who is a refugee in Randa Abdel-Fattah’s The Lines We Cross. And while some of the sentiments she expresses in the novel might not be a surprise to readers, some may be shocked to learn the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Of all the countries the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has tried to conquer, Afghanistan has proved the toughest. The country’s resilience is particularly impressive given ISIS’ continued terrorist attacks, designed to instil fear across its...
From: The Raw Story | By: Newsweek | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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A US counter-terrorism air strike in Afghanistan killed an al Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon has said.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s historic ties with China and its efforts to forge closer relations with Russia will not have an adverse effect on its traditional partnership with the United States, says Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry. In his first interaction...
From: Dawn | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border in areas where it says militants have launched cross-border attacks on security posts in recent weeks. Building a fence along the disputed border could further heighten...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The number of refugees and migrants in Bulgaria decreased two-fold in the past six months, data of the State Agency for Refugees and Migration Directorate with the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior show, quoted by BNR. Currently, the migrant accommodation...
From: Novinite | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday. In...
From: Japan Times | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Pentagon has revealed a US air strike in Afghanistan earlier in the week killed al Qaeda militant Qari Yasin, a well known figure in the Pakistani Taliban. Along with plotting an attack which killed two military personnel, Yasin was believed to have...
From: Free Republic | By: The Sunday Express | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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At the president’s behest, House Republicans will render what might be a final verdict on the Affordable Care Act in a high-stakes vote on Friday.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Friday, March 24, 2017
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In a major boost to the U.S. operations in war-ravaged Afghanistan, a U.S. drone strike has resulted in the death of a well-known ‘high-profile’ Al Qaeda leader. The Pentagon and the U.S. Department of Defense on Saturday confirmed that their target,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Rahul Srinivas | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The US and Europe need to send 5,000 more troops to Afghanistan to break a stalemate between Afghan forces and Islamic terrorists, the top US general in Kabul says. “We cannot afford to walk away from Afghanistan,” Gen. John Nicholson told The Sunday...
From: New York Post | By: Aaron Short | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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U.S. officials said Yasin was a senior terrorist figure from Balochistan, Pakistan
From: Khaleej Times | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Defense Department said Qari Yasin plotted the bombing of a Islamabad hotel that killed two American service members and dozens of others.
From: MSNBC | By: Phil Helsel | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Pentagon says a U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Qari Yasin allegedly plotted multiple al Qaeda-affiliated attacks, according to the Pentagon, including a 2008 bombing on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, that killed two U.S. servicemen and dozens of civilians.
From: Wall Street Journal | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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A US counter-terrorism air strike in Afghanistan killed an al Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon has said.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed that a U.S. counter-terrorism airstrike conducted March 19 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, resulted in the death of Qari Yasin, a well-known al Qaida terrorist leader responsible for the deaths of dozens...
From: Free Republic | By: U.S. Department of Defense | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Saturday a U.S. strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the...
From: U.S. News and World Report | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Pentagon said Saturday that a U.S. strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al-Qaida militant who was responsible for the deaths of two American service members and accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket...
From: Voice of America | By: Reuters | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Saturday a U.S. strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the death of two American service members and accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying...
From: Reuters | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Afghanistan has long accused Pakistan of providing safe haven to the Afghan Taliban, part of an ongoing dispute with both countries trading allegations.
From: The Economic Times | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Pentagon said on Saturday a U.S. strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the death of two American service members and accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team...
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Public opinion is again at odds with Washington about how to spend tax revenues
From: Salon.com | By: Peter Carey | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Les Moonves cannot lose … and he knows it. The all-too-well compensated CEO of CBS said as much back in late February of 2016. The Bataan Death March of presidential campaigns had finally kicked into high gear and a month-long barrage of primaries,...
From: Truthout | Friday, March 24, 2017
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As the government pulls funds from social programs to beef up the military, youth in neighborhoods devastated by the cuts become even more vulnerable to military recruiters who feed on desperation. Peace activist and former soldier Rory Fanning talks...
From: Truthout | Friday, March 24, 2017
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Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said that fencing on the Pak-Afghan border has commenced and the border areas of Bajaur and Mohmand agencies will be given first priority as they are high-threat zones, said a statement released...
From: Dawn | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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A Long Island man who served in the Marines and lost both legs below the knees after stepping on a bomb in Afghanistan was sworn in Friday as possibly the first fully active duty double amputee police officer in the country. Matias Ferreira, 28, graduated...
From: New York Post | By: Fox News | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Afghanistan's opium production soaring because of a new strain of poppy seed that allows opium to be grown year round.
From: CNBC | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Pakistan says it has started fencing off its long border with Afghanistan and areas vulnerable to cross-border militant attacks are being given priority.  Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa revealed the project during a visit Saturday to tribal...
From: Voice of America | By: Ayaz Gul | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs. Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining...
From: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | By: Frank Eltman | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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In absolute terms, more American tourists are killed in Mexico than in any other foreign country.
From: Business Insider | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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A U.S. Marine veteran who lost his legs during a tour of duty in Afghanistan is believed to be the first-ever double amputee to become a ful...       ...
From: USA Today | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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An infant who was kidnapped from a government hospital on the outskirts of Karachi two days ago was recovered Friday, Orangi Town police officials told Dawn.Karachi-West Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Nasir Aftab said the Orangi Town police raided...
From: Dawn | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The wounded warrior is now a cop — and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.   Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when he stepped on a hidden explosive in Afghanistan in 2011, is joining a suburban New York police department.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State yesterday kicked off the 2017 National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDs) at New Benin Market, Benin City, charging women to get their children who are up to five years for immunization. The post Obaseki kicks off 2017...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Okogba | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The entourage from the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress, APC to Speaker Yakubu Dogara last Thursday could not hide its appreciation of the loyalty the House leadership has continued to pay to the party. The post Why APC would not...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Nwafor Polycarp | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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