Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...The IS, which holds large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, is believed to have a presence in Nangarhar, especially near the border with Pakistan.? Associated Press writer Humayoon Babur in Kabul contributed to this report.
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Thousands of Afghans march, demand justice for slain Shiites

...and a nine-year-old girl, Shukria. Many chanted "Death to the Taliban," "Down with the Government" and "Death to Pakistan."The seven were seized in Ghazni province, which borders Zabul, up to six months ago. Afghanistan's spy agency dismissed...
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Pakistan agog as arrested top model leaves catwalk for court

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Pakistan's top model Ayaan Ali, whose pale gray eyes have stared out of innumerable ads in this Muslim country, now only struts before the cameras coming to and from court.The 21 year old, once the face of companies...
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Afghanistan to accept those deported from Germany

...slipping back into conflict and when the government has not yet been able to adequately address the needs of those returning from Pakistan and Iran, is not the answer," she added.The Taliban have fought a particularly vicious warm-weather offensive this year...
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AP: US analysts knew Afghan site was hospital

...Pakistani spies were continuing to play an active role helping the Taliban. The U.S. and Afghan governments have long accused Pakistan of aiding the Taliban, but U.S. rhetoric on the issue has cooled over the past year as American-Pakistani counterterrorism...
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Senior al-Qaida commander killed in an airstrike in Syria was a member of the Khorasan group, a secretive cell of al-Qaida operatives who U.S. officials say were sent from Pakistan to Syria to plot attacks against the West.The Nusra Front's leader, Abu Mohammed al-Golani, has denied the existence...
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'They destroyed me. They just killed me'

HUSSAIN KHAN WALA, Pakistan - In this dusty town near Pakistan's border with India, families kept quiet for years...gang, with police later arresting 11 suspects.But as Pakistan recoils in horror at the scope of the abuse, the case...
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Gunmen storm Pakistan airport, killing at least 11

KARACHI, Pakistan - Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday night with machine...Airport in Karachi, named after the founder of Pakistan, nor the suicide bombing in Baluchistan province...
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Gunmen, bombers kill 11 in Pakistan capital

ISLAMABAD - Gunmen stormed Pakistan's main court complex in Islamabad...militant groups are operating in Pakistan. And it raised questions of whether...shootings prevalent in other parts of Pakistan, such as Peshawar, near the tribal...
Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes

...insurgents were reinforced by militants who came from neighboring Pakistan after being driven out by a military offensive, as well as...It lies on a strategic crossroads connecting Afghanistan to Pakistan, China and Central Asia.The insurgents have had a heavy...
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