Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans are increasingly survey conducted in June believe Afghanistan is moving in the right direction...has been conducting annual surveys in Afghanistan for over 10 years. For this year's...
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Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into '17

...where he promised to end prolonged war: Afghanistan and Iraq.There will be far fewer troops...withdraw nearly all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by the end of next year. Instead, he'll...doubt hung over his decision-making on Afghanistan. Obama's critics contend the decision...
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Afghanistan to accept those deported from Germany

KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan will take back all its citizens to be deported from Germany as...Germany, a longtime contributor to international forces in Afghanistan and with currently 944 soldiers in NATO's support and training...
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Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

...WASHINGTON - The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that President...war-weary nation to end the U.S. war in Afghanistan and get American troops out by the time...2017.Campbell said, however, that Afghanistan remains engaged in a violent battle...
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Thousands of Afghans march, demand justice for slain Shiites

KABUL, Afghanistan - Anger and frustration over the brutal killings of seven members of Afghanistan's minority Hazaras spilled into the streets...have galvanized many in war-battered Afghanistan, uniting them across ethnic and sectarian...
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Army captain awarded Medal of Honor

...honor for battlefield bravery in Iraq or Afghanistan.Four people were killed in the attack...helping to lead a military escort in Afghanistan's Kunar Province when his unit approached...had volunteered for a second tour in Afghanistan, Ragaei Abdelfattah."These four...
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Afghanistan says US strikes destroy its Islamic State branch

KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan said Saturday that recent U.S. airstrikes it assisted destroyed...Shahidullah Shahid, who were the high-profile figures of Daesh in Afghanistan, we have destroyed the base of ISIS," said Abdul Hassib Sediqi...
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Car bombing kills 17 civilians near US base in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide car bombing near a U.S. military base in eastern Afghanistan that once hosted CIA employees killed at...referred comment to NATO authorities in Afghanistan. In a statement, NATO said "no U.S...
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Back from Afghanistan, Army helicopters may help civilians

...helicopters have returned to Alaska and are ready to help with civilian medical emergencies after spending nine months in Afghanistan.If units are ready and available, Army helicopters will respond to civilian calls dispatched by the Air Force's Rescue...
US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...devastating airstrike on a charity hospital, Afghanistan's national security adviser told a...days of heavy fighting in the northern Afghanistan city. About 35 members of the 3rd Special...Ashraf Ghani to declare the government of Afghanistan would take full responsibility for the...
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