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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 ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54948665/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/anxious-chin...

Female Lawmaker Defiant After Assassination Bid in Afghanistan

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 ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/female-lawmaker-defiant-after-assassination-bi...

Afghanistan runs out of ballot papers as election turnout surprises

KANDAHAR/KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's landmark election on Saturday was marred by a shortage of ballot papers that left many voters still queuing to cast their vote with polling due to close, as the organizers appeared unprepared for a high turnout.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54878320/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/afghan...

Flag From Afghanistan Base is Newest Addition to Mountaineer Military Museum

An American flag from a military base in Afghanistan has made its way to Weston. The flag will be on display as a part of the collection at the Mountaineer Military Museum. Museum owner Ron McVaney said the museum is the perfect place to share the flag ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54968770/ns/local_news-clarksburg_wv/t/flag-afghanista...

Afghanistan's surprises

"Relative to what we were expecting, it's very hard to not conclude that this was a real defeat for the Taliban," Andrew Wilder, an American expert on Afghanistan, said in a telephone interview from Kabul on Monday "And a very good day for the Afghan people."http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54900462/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/afghan...

Afghan women stand to be counted as West begins to disengage

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Framed by her blue shawl, the solemn, bespectacled face of Serena Faizi peers out from an election campaign poster at a Kandahar city roundabout, while Afghanistan approaches its own crossroads as Western troops prepare to ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54969241/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/afghan...

Boise veteran, wounded in Afghanistan, climbing Mt. Everest

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 ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54962104/ns/local_news-boise_id/t/boise-veteran-wounde...

Issues dominating Afghanistan's elections

KABUL, Afghanistan — Several issues are at the top of Afghans' minds as they go to the polls Saturday. High among them is deteriorating security as the country undergoes its first democratic transition of power in history. Afghan President Hamid Karzai ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54872974/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/issues...

Afghanistan says U.S. air strike kills three civilians

KABUL (Reuters) - A U.S. air strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed three civilians, the Afghan president's office said on Tuesday. The bombing took place in Khost on Monday night, a statement said. The U.S.-led military coalition ISAF said it was ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54958299/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/afghan...

Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

A Western security source in Kabul confirmed Mutassim had been put under house arrest, and that the UAE was considering deporting him to Afghanistan. It was not immediately clear why Mutassim was confined to his home, or who was behind his arrest.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54974659/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/taliba...

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Endless Afghanistan? US-Afghan agreement would keep troops ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

Endless Afghanistan? The document suggests Afghan negotiators want a long-term U.S. presence, with U.S. forces and contractors providing intelligence, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/endless-afghanistan-us-afghan-agreement-would-...

INTERACTIVE: Timeline of the U.S. war in Afghanistan ...

Updated April. 12, 2014

U.S. war in Afghanistan Below: x Jump to discuss comments below discuss x Next story in Afghanistan; related Advertise: Discuss: Discussion comments “ ” Expand ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/33210358/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/us-war...

Pentagon Readies Plans For Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

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President Barack Obama has ordered the Pentagon to plan for an “orderly withdrawal” of American troops from Afghanistan by year’s end as chances for a security ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/military/pentagon-readies-plans-troop-withdrawal-afg...

'It can become a cancer': Rising crystal meth use worries ...

Updated April. 8, 2014

Afghanistan is the world's top producer of opium, from which heroin is made and which helps fund the Taliban's insurgency, and is heading for a near-record this ...http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/29/18584107-it-can-become-a-cancer-ri...

US troops to move into support role in Afghanistan in the ...

Updated April. 16, 2014

U.S. troops in Afghanistan will move into a support role starting this spring, President Barack Obama announced at a joint news conference with Afghan President Hamid ...http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/11/16466104-us-troops-to-move-into-su...

Afghanistan - Latest news, videos, and information ...

Updated April. 8, 2014

Latest news, videos, images of Afghanistan. Skip navigation. Jump to story headline. MSN; Outlook.com; More. Autos; My MSN; Video; Careers & Jobs; msnNOW ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/35463609/ns/world_news?q=Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, insider attacks begin with a trip to the ...

Updated April. 17, 2014

Akbar Shinwari / NBC NewsAfghan military uniforms are displayed at a market in Kabul.KABUL, Afghanistan – Armed with cash, just about anyone can buy guns, bo...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/afghanistan-insider-attacks-begin-trip-market-...

President Obama goes to Afghanistan to sign post-war ...

Updated April. 16, 2014

President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed an agreement that provides a framework for a lasting U.S. commitment to Afghanistan after the long and ...http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/05/01/11489021-president-obama-goes-to-a...

The drawdown diet: Marines steamed by loss of hot meal at ...

Updated April. 15, 2014

Marines at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan will lose a key daily meal starting Saturday, ...http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/31/18592339-the-drawdown-diet-marines...