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Two Finnish aid workers killed in western Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - Two Finnish aid workers with an international Christian organization were shot dead on Thursday in Afghanistan's western city of Herat, officials said. The attack comes at a sensitive time as Afghanistan audits votes from a disputed ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55713626/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/two-fi...

Two foreign aid workers killed in western Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - Two foreign aid workers with an international Christian organization were shot dead on Thursday in Afghanistan's western city of Herat, a regional official said. The attack comes at a sensitive time as Afghanistan audits votes from a ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55713039/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/two-fo...

China appoints special envoy for Afghanistan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it had appointed a special envoy for Afghanistan, underscoring Beijing's concerns that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep. Sun Yuxi, a former ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55672192/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/china-appoints-s...

Why Did the U.S. Spend Millions to Make Afghans Eat Soybeans?

This is an abridged version of a story published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Afghanistan has a rich culinary tradition, but soybeans are not part of it. American ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/why-did-u-s-spend-millions-make-afgha...

Two Finnish aid workers killed in Afghanistan: ministry

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Two Finnish aid workers have been killed in Afghanistan, Finland's foreign ministry said on Thursday. The workers were both women who worked for aid organization International Assistance Mission, Finnish news agency STT reported.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55713627/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/two-fi...

Afghanistan revises down death toll from market attack to 43

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan on Wednesday revised down the casualty figure from a car bomb attack in the eastern province of Paktika to 43 from 89, saying at least 74 people had been wounded. A car packed with explosives detonated on Tuesday as it sped ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55657072/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/afghan...

U.S. tells Pakistan: Do not let Haqqani fighters resettle

Updated 20 hours ago

ASPEN Colorado (Reuters) - The U.S. government urged Pakistan on Friday to prevent displaced Haqqani militants from returning to their traditional sanctuary after a Pakistani military offensive near the Afghanistan border. The Haqqani network, which mainly ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55727087/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/us-tel...

Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan

GARDEZ Afghanistan (Reuters) - A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55651250/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/car-bo...

Kerry Arrives in Afghanistan for Talks Amid Disputed Election

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks in an effort to broker a resolution to a disputed election that threatens to stir up ethnic tensions and undermine a peaceful political transition. State Department spokesman Jeff ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/afghanistan-election/kerry-arrives-afghanistan-...

Afghanistan's Ghani and Abdullah arrive for news conference with Kerry

KABUL (Reuters) - Rival Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah arrived at a U.N. compound in Kabul on Saturday for a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. The long-awaited news conference follows two days ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55631289/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/afghan...

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Faces of the Fallen - The Washing - The Washington Post

Updated July. 23, 2014

2319 Afghanistan Afghanistan; Sex. 6643 M M; 158 F F; Service branch. 4332 Army Army; 1391 Marines Marines; 482 Army National Guard ...http://apps.washingtonpost.com/national/fallen/

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

Updated July. 24, 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...

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

Updated July. 24, 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...

Bomb Kills 4 Soldiers In Afghanistan - NYTimes.com

Updated July. 21, 2014

Taimoor Shah reported from Kandahar, and Rod Nordland from Kabul, Afghanistan. This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/07/world/asia/afghanistan-coalition-soldiers-kill...

Afghanistan - World News - Breaking International News ...

Updated July. 21, 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...

Afghanistan Veteran Deano Miller and Thor Reunite After ...

Updated July. 24, 2014

Thor “was my everything in Afghanistan,” Miller told The News Tribune of Tacoma during the reunion. “He was the only thing that kept me going every day. ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/afghanistan-veteran-deano-miller-thor-reunit...

Sex trade thrives in Afghanistan - World news - South and ...

Updated July. 20, 2014

Prostitutes in Afghanistan include scores of Chinese women serving Western customers who work for security firms, companies and aid groups in Afghanistan.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/25164944/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/sex-tr...

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

Updated July. 23, 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

Three Americans killed after 'aircraft mishap' in Afghanistan

Updated July. 23, 2014

Three Americans died after an "aircraft mishap" in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, military officials said.http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2014/01/09/22247284-three-americans-killed-af...

US Marines pack up in Afghanistan as Taliban wages spring ...

Updated July. 23, 2014

Jim Maceda is an NBC News Foreign Correspondent based in London who has covered Afghanistan since the 1980s.http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/12/18152503-us-marines-pack-up-in-afg...