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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Afghan presidential rivals agree to unity government after recount

    Afghanistan's rival presidential contenders agreed Friday to accept the results of a recount of their disputed June 14 runoff and to form a government of national unity whatever the outcome of the disputed poll. The agreement announced in Kabul by...
  • Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered for brilliance, humor

    The two-star U.S. Army general who was killed in Afghanistan in an insider attack Tuesday was a native of upstate New York who held three advanced degrees from USC and whom colleagues described as a family man and a brilliant logistician with a quick...
  • Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified

    Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified
    The gunman who killed a U.S. Army major general and wounded several others at a military university in Afghanistan was identified by officials Wednesday as an Afghan soldier in his 20s who was carrying a NATO-issued assault rifle. The gunman, who...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Kingswood Oxford "Sweetens" Soldiers' Lives In Afghanistan

    The "sweetness" of Kingswood Oxford's Senior Prom extended all the way to Afghanistan this year, after extras from the "candy bar" at the dance were shipped to American soldiers stationed in Kabul. Twizzlers, Tootsie Rolls, lollipops, and Hershey's...
  • Why TV Production Has Migrated Overseas

    If watching TV's most prestigious dramas gives you wanderlust, there's a good reason. More U.S. series than ever before are filming outside of North America, and it's not simply a case of runaway production. Networks, especially the big guns in basic...
  • Father of general slain in Afghanistan attack remembers his son

    Father of general slain in Afghanistan attack remembers his son
    The father of Major General Harold J. Greene on Wednesday described his son, killed in an Afghanistan insider attack a day earlier, as "unique to the military," a popular kid whose intellect led to his military success. In an interview at his home in...
  • U.S. major general killed in 'green-on-blue' shooting in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking combat death overseas for the U.S. military since the Vietnam War. The general's name has not been...
  • Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene had served more than three decades in uniform without a combat tour when he got the assignment last year: He was wanted in Kabul to help train the Afghan National Security Forces. Jim Costigan, a former co-worker, golf partner...
  • NATO soldier killed, German general injured in Afghan shooting

    Kabul (dpa) A NATO soldier was killed and 15 others injured Tuesday in a shooting attack by an Afghan soldier at a military school west of Kabul, Afghan and German defence officials said. An Afghan security source said the incident took place at the...
  • U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results

    U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results
    The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from the ruins of World War II. But it can expect far less return on its investment in the still-unstable Central Asian...
  • John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute

    John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute
    U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry met with Afghanistan’s dueling presidential candidates Thursday in an unannounced visit to push for a resolution of the country's disputed election. Kerry arrived in the capital, Kabul, in the evening and...