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Female Lawmaker Defiant After Assassination Bid in Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan -- Gunmen sprayed a prominent female politician's vehicle with bullets in the Afghan capital on Tuesday but the victim remained defiant. Mariam Koofi was hospitalized with a wounded leg, according to her family. Her wounds were not ...

Anxious China emerges as diplomatic player in Afghanistan

KABUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - China is quietly preparing for a more robust role in the future of Afghanistan, concerned that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep. The two countries are connected by a narrow mountainous ...

Boise veteran, wounded in Afghanistan, climbing Mt. Everest

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In January 2011 Staff Sgt. Linville was conducting an IED sweep in Afghanistan when he was hit by an explosive device. That blast caused head trauma and devastating injuries to his right foot and hand. Two years later, despite multiple attempts at ...

Journalist Shot Dead, Another Injured in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A police officer shot two foreign journalists in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing one and wounding the other. Award-winning Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed while getting into a vehicle with reporter ...

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Afghanistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Afghanistan i / æ f ˈ ɡ æ n ɨ s t æ n Pashto: افغانستان, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked ...

The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency

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Ahmad Shah DURRANI unified the Pashtun tribes and founded Afghanistan in 1747. The country served as a buffer between the British and Russian Empires until it won ...

Afghanistan News - Breaking World Afghanistan News - The ...

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World news about Afghanistan. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.

Afghanistan - U.S. Department of State

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On May 2, 2012, the United States and Afghanistan signed the Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the ...