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The United Nations says Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with by mediation rather than prosecution....
From: Fox News | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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A suicide bombing in Jalalabad, blamed on the Islamic State, shows that the country's terrorist problem is worsening....
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Schiavenza | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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An attack in Jalalabad killed more than 30 people Saturday. President Ashraf Ghani says ISIS may have claimed responsibility. If confirmed, it would be the group's first major attack in Afghanistan.
From: NPR | By: Tom Bowman | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing outside a bank in Jalalabad Afghanistan Saturday. The attack killed at least 33 people and wounded 105....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up in front of the Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, early Saturday, a local government spokesman said....
From: CNN | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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John Kerry basically took up residence in Switzerland to negotiate with the Iranians. He sat at the table in Lausanne bargaining while Tikrit burned, Syria simmered, his country was chased out of Yemen, with hardly a word to say about any of those events...
From: Firedoglake | By: Peter Van Buren | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Afghanistan's parliament has approved 16 Cabinet nominees after months of delays.
From: Fox News | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Strangers seeking banquet fare arrive in droves as many seem to know this saying: “With a wedding every night, there is no need to go hungry.”...
From: New York Times | By: JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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The Taliban denied responsibility for the attack Saturday in the city of Jalalabad, which targeted a crowd of people waiting to collect their salaries....
From: New York Times | By: KHALID ALOKOZAY and ROD NORDLAND | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people and wounded more than 80, officials said.
From: NPR | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said.
From: Fox News | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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A security official says that at least 22 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan.
From: Fox News | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Journalist Sebastian Junger was embedded with soldiers during the war in Afghanistan. He says many veterans miss war because it fulfills a deep human need to belong to a trusted group.
From: NPR | By: TED/NPR Staff | Friday, April 17, 2015
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29-year-old Charlie Linville will attempt to scale Everest to inspire others. He lost his right leg and several fingers in an Afghanistan explosion....
From: MSNBC | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The United Nations says Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with by mediation rather than prosecution.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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A former U.S. Marine, who lost a leg while serving in Afghanistan, will attempt to scale Mount Everest next month. Charlie Linville, 29, had his right leg amputated from the knee down after being injured in an explosion in Afghanistan in 2011. Linville...
From: The Raw Story | By: International Business Times | Friday, April 17, 2015
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A United Nations sponsored report has found that Afghanistan government officials who headed oversight of the police suppressed complaints of corruption against the force and has recommended their dismissal, according to a copy of the document seen by...
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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KABUL (Reuters) - A United Nations sponsored report has found that Afghanistan government officials who headed oversight of the police suppressed complaints of corruption against the force and has recommended their dismissal, according to a copy of the...
From: The Star Malaysia | By: By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Decision means 25-member cabinet is nearly complete as deadly assault underscores President Ghani's security challenge.
From: Al Jazeera English | By: Editor | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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KABUL (Reuters) - A United Nations sponsored report has found that Afghanistan government officials who headed oversight of the police suppressed complaints of corruption against the force and has recommended their dismissal, according to a copy of the...
From: Reuters | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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A former U.S. Marine who lost his right leg after an explosion while serving in Afghanistan is attempting to scale Mount Everest to inspire others like him to take up challenges.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Big news from my other employer, WGBH: Henry Santoro will be joining WGBH Radio (89.7 FM) as a news anchor. Henry announced the move this morning on The Boston Globe’s online radio station, RadioBDC, where he had worked since 2012. Henry and I worked...
From: Media Nation | By: Dan Kennedy | Friday, April 17, 2015
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A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch on Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 33 people. The country's president said the deadly attack was claimed by the Islamic State group.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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PORTSMOUTH A lawyer for a Virginia nonprofit that helps dole out millions in federal contracts said in secret recordings that her organization was rigging the award process, according to transcripts filed in Portsmouth Circuit Court.
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Anjali Kamat at Dissent: Over the past decade, contractors and subcontractors have earned billions of dollars providing half a million Asian migrant workers, primarily from India, Nepal, and the Philippines, to perform the menial tasks in American war...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Morgan Meis | Friday, April 17, 2015
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JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief...
From: Reuters | Sunday, April 19, 2015
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The Golden Arches continue to inspire discontent on a domestic and international level....
From: The Atlantic | By: Adam Chandler | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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The queen of the kaftan dressed a decade marked by economic woes. Now a new generation is embracing her designsOnce, towns strewn across Turkey and Afghanistan owed their economies to the western appetite for the kaftan. During the 1970s travellers on...
From: The Guardian | By: Vanessa Thorpe | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Afghanistan blames ISIS for deadly suicide attackThe Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, blamed the Islamic State group for a suicide bombing in Jalalabad on Saturday that killed 33 civilians.
From: The Economic Times | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country’s president blamed on the Islamic State group....
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A security official says that at least 22 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan. Gen. Fazel Ahmad Sherzad, provincial police chief for Nangarhar province, said on Saturday...
From: CNS News | By: superadm | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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The approval of 16 more ministerial nominees, including four women, nearly completed President Ashraf Ghani's cabinet after months of stalemate.
From: The Economic Times | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Afghan president Ashraf Ghani blamed ISIS for a suicide bombing here on Saturday that killed 35 civilians.
From: CNBC | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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A suicide bomber in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad killed at least 33 people and injured more than 100 after setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city’s police chief has said. The Afghan president,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Guardian | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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FAIZABAD, Afghanistan - A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank today in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group. The...
From: Tampa Tribune | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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After months of delay, Afghanistan's parliament has approved 16 cabinet nominees, including four women. According to the Afghan officials, the 25-member cabinet of President Ashraf Ghani is nearly complete.
From: Deutsche Welle | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Islamic State claims responsibility for the blast, in what appears to be the first major attack by the jihadists in the country.
From: Sky News | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group....
From: Chicago Tribune | By: Tribune wire reports | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State...
From: NewsOK | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Get ready for more war if Jeb Bush wins the White House. If Jeb Bush is elected president, the United States won’t be on speaking terms with Cuba and will partner more closely with Israel. He’ll tighten sanctions on Iran and urge NATO to deploy more...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Friday, April 17, 2015
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FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS). If ISIS is confirmed...
From: Mashable | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Militants allied with Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing near a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday that killed at least 33 people and wounded more than 100, according to officials and local residents....
From: MarketWatch | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Afghanistan's parliament on Saturday (Apr 18) approved 16 more ministerial nominees, including four women, nearly completing President Ashraf Ghani's cabinet after months of stalemate - leaving only the crucial post of defence minister to be filled.
From: Channel News Asia | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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April 19, 2015 1:18 AMAfghan girls competing against one another during the Afghanistan National Juggling Championship held in Kabul last Friday....
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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April 19, 2015 1:19 AMKabul (Afghanistan) - The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group claimed to have carried out a deadly suicide bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan yesterday that killed at least 33 people and injured more than 100, Afghan President...
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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A must-read, courtesy of the Wall Street Journal opinion pages: Remarks from earlier this week in San Francisco by retired four-star Marine Corps general James Mattis to veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. Here are excerpts: Our country gives hope to millions...
From: Weekly Standard | By: William Kristol | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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" “Thank God for the Saudis and Prince Bandar,” John McCain told CNN’s Candy Crowley in January 2014. “Thank God for the Saudis and Prince Bandar, and for our Qatari friends,” the senator said once again a month later, at the Munich Security...
From: The Angry Arab News Service | By: As'ad AbuKhalil | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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FAIZABAD, Afghanistan — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group....
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Afghanistan Saturday that killed 33 people and wounded more than 100 others.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A security official says that at least 22 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan. Gen. Fazel Ahmad Sherzad, provincial police chief for Nangarhar province, said on Saturday...
From: CNS News | By: superadm | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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