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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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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Afghans swell migrant tide as they flee war, unemployment

KABUL, Afghanistan - As a recent high school and pursue a profession in Afghanistan but instead he's acquired a $5...will be able to change the future of Afghanistan - it is not possible," Aazar said...
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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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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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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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Hospital raid video gives rare look at murky Israeli unit that has generated international uproar, U.S. forces called in a devastating airstrike on a hospital in northern Afghanistan that killed at least 30 noncombatants. The Associated Press has learned that the attack came at the request of Afghan partners...
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2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...marked the anniversary Monday with a prayer for the dead during a memorial service for victims.While U.S. forces in Afghanistan have come under attack on a number of occasions by local police and troops serving alongside them, in what are known as...
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