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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Middle East holds few attractive options for Obama

    Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...
  • Deborah Rodriguez: 'Kabul Beauty School' author turns to Mazatlan

    Deborah Rodriguez: 'Kabul Beauty School' author turns to Mazatlan
    Deborah Rodriguez spent five years living in Afghanistan. From 2002 to 2007 the hairdresser, storyteller and mother of two from Michigan faced the daily dangers of living in a war-torn country. Rodriguez helped run the Kabul Beauty School, the first...
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  • Afghans vote in runoff election to choose Karzai's successor

    Votes were being tallied in Afghanistan after a presidential runoff election on Saturday that saw scattered violence and a more subdued turnout among women than the first round of balloting two months ago. Reports from the provinces indicated that...
  • Bowe Bergdahl's captors: Who, where and why?

    The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years. For much...
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  • Sgt. Bergdahl and the US departure from Afghanistan

    Soon we shall get to the bottom of the swap of five Taliban kingpins from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility for one Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. In time we will learn whether Bergdahl really served with "honor and distinction" and was "captured on the...
  • Afghanistan presidential campaign stays away from Bergdahl release

    A heated presidential race in Afghanistan leading to Saturday's runoff election scarcely touched the news that has captivated many Americans for days:  the Taliban’s release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. As they crisscrossed the country, neither...
  • Sen. McCaskill investigates troubled power plant in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON A major U.S.-funded power plant built in Afghanistan by Kansas-based contractor Black & Veatch is barely being used and is not properly maintained by poorly trained Afghan staff, according to a recent audit. The $300 million Tarakhil power...
  • Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations

    Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission announced Tuesday that results of the presidential runoff election will be delayed by at least several days as votes from nearly 2,000 polling places are reviewed in response to allegations of massive fraud....
  • Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report

    Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report
    Having wrapped the Will Smith movie “Focus” for Warner Bros., John Requa and Glenn Ficarra have signed on to direct “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount and producer Tina Fey, TheWrap has learned. Fey will produce through her...