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NYT: As Afghan Cease-Fire Ends, Temporary Friends Hug, Then Return to War

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:34:05 GMT
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Carrying the wounded to a hospital after a blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Sunday.


NYT: Filipinos Convicted of Killing U.S. Marine in 2012 Are Captured

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:59:04 GMT
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Maj. George Anikow in Afghanistan in 2009. Mr. Anikow, the husband of an American Embassy employee in the Philippines, was killed in a fight in Manila in late 2012.


NYT: Deadly Blast Punctures Afghanistan's Brief Moment of Peace

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:34:29 GMT
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One of the wounded in Saturday's attack. Twenty-six people were killed in the blast in the eastern province of Nangarhar.


BBC World: Afghanistan air strike: UN confirms 30 child deaths in April attack

Mon, 07 May 2018 16:57:17 GMT
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Six adults died and a further 51 children were injured in the 2 April incident, the report says.


CNN Top Stories: Mosque blast kills dozen in Afghanistan

Sun, 06 May 2018 15:26:55 GMT
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At least 13 people were killed, and dozens more injured, after an explosion at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the latest in a wave of deadly attacks in the country in recent weeks.


BBC World: Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan's Baghlan province

Sun, 06 May 2018 15:07:20 GMT
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The seven engineers and their Afghan driver were seized by gunmen in Baghlan province, police say.


NYT: Bombing Kills at Least 14 Afghans Registering to Vote

Sun, 06 May 2018 13:45:49 GMT
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A wounded man at a hospital after the blast in Khost Province, Afghanistan, on Sunday. According to a police spokesman, the explosives had been hidden in the mosque.


BBC World: Afghanistan: At least 12 killed in Khost mosque blast

Sun, 06 May 2018 12:45:31 GMT
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Dozens of people have also been wounded in an explosion at a mosque used as a voter registration centre.


NYT: With Just His Parrot, a Refugee Boy Starts a Hard New Life

Sun, 06 May 2018 09:00:09 GMT
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Bilal and his parrot, Toti, at their new home in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, in February.


The Guardian: Journalists' deaths can only thicken the fog of war over Afghanistan

Sat, 05 May 2018 16:15:32 GMT
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Emma Graham-Harrison, who has frequently reported from Kabul for the Observer and the Guardian, assesses the full impact of last week's suicide attack on the cityAfghanistan is not widely known for its media, but it should be. For the bravery shown by hundreds of reporters in the face of escalating carnage, but also because it is a beacon for free press in a region where that is rare.In a country where officials are widely resented for corruption and incompetence, and security forces fight a deepening insurgency, a vibrant media at least means citizens know what is happening and have a platform to discuss it and challenge those in power. Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Afghan who risked life for UK: 'They are sending me to get killed'

Fri, 04 May 2018 15:12:18 GMT
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From the confines of his small, bleak room in Manchester, northern England, Abdul Bari spends much of his day gazing out the window worrying about his future. At night, when he manages to drift off to sleep, he suffers nightmares about being sent back to Afghanistan.


BBC World: Reality Check: Are journalists increasingly under attack?

Wed, 02 May 2018 23:13:43 GMT
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Targeted attacks left at least 10 journalists dead in Afghanistan, just days before World Press Day.


The Guardian: The Guardian view on press freedom: a connective tissue of society | Editorial

Tue, 01 May 2018 17:32:31 GMT
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Journalists defy dangers because they understand that their role is a necessary check on the ambition and vanity of the rich and powerful. Protecting reporters has never been so necessaryTen journalists were killed in two attacks in Afghanistan on Monday along with 26 other people who seem to have been collateral damage. All of these deaths were tragedies for everyone who loved the victims. But attacks on journalists, like attacks on doctors or judges, are not just attacks on individuals and their families: they aim to tear the connective tissue of society. Not all journalists are singled out for killing, of course. Those who never attack the powerful or do not put themselves in harm's way are unlikely to be victims.


CNN Top Stories: Journalist killings in Afghanistan: 'An attack on the global media'

Tue, 01 May 2018 04:44:18 GMT
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The Guardian: The US and Afghanistan: can't win the war, can't stop it, can't leave

Tue, 01 May 2018 06:36:44 GMT
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Latest attacks focus attention on continuing failure of Trump's efforts to stabilise the countryThe latest, dreadful suicide bombings in Kabul and Kandahar, which killed more than 50 people on Monday, have again focused attention on the continuing failure of American-led efforts to stabilise the country. After 16 years of conflict, critics say, the US is in a triple bind: it cannot win the war, it cannot halt the war, and it cannot leave. Continue reading...


NYT: Attack Kills American Service Member in Eastern Afghanistan

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:53:39 GMT
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Violence continued in Afghanistan on Monday with two suicide bombings in Kabul and an attack in eastern Afghanistan that killed an American soldier.


NYT: Today Was the Deadliest for Journalists in Afghanistan Since at Least 2002

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 18:20:35 GMT
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Journalists and others responding to the first blast in Kabul were caught as victims in the second. Government and diplomatic offices are heavily present in the area.


CNN Top Stories: Afghanistan: America's longest war

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:35:31 GMT
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The combat mission in Afghanistan, code-named Operation Enduring Freedom, lasted for 13 years until being brought to an end in December 2014. Thousands of American troops remain in the country. CNN Films' "Legion of Brothers," about the early days of America's secret war in Afghanistan, airs Sunday, September 24 at 9 p.m. ET.


The Guardian: Aftermath of second deadly explosion in Kabul ? video

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:30:57 GMT
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People flee in the Afghanistan capital after a suicide bomber posing as a journalist blew himself up in the second of two coordinated attacks in the city's Shash Darak neighbourhood, near the Nato headquarters and the US embassy. The attacks killed at least 25 people, including children and journalists Ten journalists among 36 killed in Afghanistan attacks Continue reading...


BBC World: Kabul bombings: Journalists targeted in blast which killed 25

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:18:40 GMT
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A string of attacks in Afghanistan have killed dozens, and at least two of them targeted journalists.


BBC World: BBC reporter Ahmad Shah killed in Afghanistan attack

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:22:35 GMT
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Ahmad Shah is killed in the eastern province of Khost, on a day of deadly attacks on the media.


The Guardian: Kabul: suicide bombings kill dozens in Afghan capital

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:01:53 GMT
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Coordinated blasts in morning rush-hour and separate attack in Kandahar leave scores injured, including several journalistsAt least 36 people including journalists and children have died in Afghanistan after a coordinated double suicide bombing in Kabul claimed by Islamic State and a separate suicide car attack aimed at a Nato convoy in Kandahar province. A suicide attacker riding a motorbike blew himself up at about 8am local time among students in Shash Darak neighbourhood, central Kabul, according to the state-run Bakhar news agency. Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Journalist among dead in twin Afghanistan blasts

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 05:55:21 GMT
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At least 21 people have died in two explosions on Monday morning in the Afghan capital Kabul, according to government officials.


CNN Top Stories: Children playing with mortar set off blast that kills 3

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 10:09:55 GMT
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Three people are dead after children found and played with an unexploded mortar in Afghanistan Sunday, provincial authorities tell CNN.






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