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KABUL - A man in Afghan military uniform opened fire on NATO troops at an army training centre in Kabul on Tuesday, reportedly killing a US general and wounding at least 19 other people, including a senior German officer.">USí general killed, Germanyís wounded in Kabul shooting
The Nation, 7 August 2014
KABUL - A man in Afghan military uniform opened fire on NATO troops at an army training centre in Kabul on Tuesday, reportedly killing a US general and wounding at least 19 other people, including a senior German officer.

Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai took a trip to Caribbean where she was not only honoured with scholarships and book signing ceremonies but enjoyed herself with family at gala events and local festivals.">Malala honoured in the Caribbean
The Dawn, 3 August 2014
Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai took a trip to Caribbean where she was not only honoured with scholarships and book signing ceremonies but enjoyed herself with family at gala events and local festivals.

ISLAMBAD: Pakistan summoned a senior Afghan diplomat on Wednesday and registered a protest over a skirmish during which Pakistani security forces foiled a militant attack on a checkpost on the Pak-Afghan border.">FO registers protest over clash on Pak-Afghan border
The Dawn, 31 July 2014
ISLAMBAD: Pakistan summoned a senior Afghan diplomat on Wednesday and registered a protest over a skirmish during which Pakistani security forces foiled a militant attack on a checkpost on the Pak-Afghan border.

KABUL, Afghanistan — Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country’s presidential election halted before a major holiday.">15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops
The Washington Post, 28 July 2014
KABUL, Afghanistan — Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country’s presidential election halted...


MAHMUD RAQI: Taliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local elders, the New York Times reported.">Taliban making military gains in Afghanistan: NYT
Daily Times, 28 July 2014
MAHMUD RAQI: Taliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States moves to complete...

KABUL, Afghanistan — In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban’s reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.">Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US
Washington Post, 26 July 2014
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban’s reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.

KABUL — Election authorities on Wednesday halted the inspection of about 8 million ballots cast in last month’s presidential runoff in Afghanistan, heightening concerns that an already chaotic process to choose the country’s new leader could take months to complete.">In Kabul, vote recount delayed in dispute over what constitutes a fraudulent ballot
Washington Post, 26 July 2014
KABUL — Election authorities on Wednesday halted the inspection of about 8 million ballots cast in last month’s presidential runoff in Afghanistan, heightening concerns that an already chaotic process to choose the country’s new...


ISLAMABAD: Ministry of State & Frontier Regions (SAFRON) on Thursday rejected the claim of Afghanistan that 100,000 persons from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) have migrated to its territory after Pakistan’s armed forces launched a military offensive to hunt down the terrorists.">Pakistan rejects claim that 100,000 IDPs moved to Afghanistan
Daily Times, 25 July 2014
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of State & Frontier Regions (SAFRON) on Thursday rejected the claim of Afghanistan that 100,000 persons from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) have migrated to its territory after Pakistan’s armed forces launched a military offensive...

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday honoured six development projects for helping some of the world’s most politically fragile countries or poorest people, including a railway in Afghanistan and basic health and water services in Yemen.">Afghanistan, Yemen among US-honoured development projects
Daily Times, 24 July 2014
WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday honoured six development projects for helping some of the world’s most politically fragile countries or poorest people, including a railway in Afghanistan and basic health and water services in Yemen.

KABUL: Four days after Afghanistan began a massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election, disagreements and a shortage of observers have slowed progress.">Afghan vote audit goes slowly as problems arise
Daily Times, 21 July 2014
KABUL: Four days after Afghanistan began a massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election, disagreements and a shortage of observers have slowed progress.

China appoints special envoy for Afghan affairs
Chinadaily, 18 July 2014
Sun Yuxi, a Chinese diplomat, has been appointed as the Foreign Ministry's special envoy for Afghan affairs, said ministry spokesman Hong Lei in press release on Friday.

KABUL: Afghanistan on Thursday began a massive audit of 8.1 million ballots cast in the run-off round of its controversial presidential vote, hours after a brazen Taliban raid on Kabul's airport.">Afghan poll audit starts after Taliban raid airport
Daily Times, 18 July 2014
KABUL: Afghanistan on Thursday began a massive audit of 8.1 million ballots cast in the run-off round of its controversial presidential vote, hours after a brazen Taliban raid on Kabul's airport.

NEW YORK: The two Afghan presidential candidates – Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdulllah Abdullah – have agreed to reshape the entire government system, gradually creating an empowered prime minister post nearly a decade after the US pushed a constitution that enshrined most powers for the president, The New York Times reported on Monday.">Afghans to recast govt with PM post: NYT
Daily Times, 16 July 2014
NEW YORK: The two Afghan presidential candidates – Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdulllah Abdullah – have agreed to reshape the entire government system, gradually creating an empowered prime minister post nearly a decade after the US pushed...

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