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Afghanistan criticizes Pakistan; policeman killed
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan intelligence service accused Pakistan on Wednesday of stoking instability in the country by backing militants who stage attacks in Afghanistan.(7/23/2014 7:23:19 AM)
Motorbike bomb kills six civilians in north Afghanistan
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed motorcycle in northern Afghanistan Thursday, killing six civilians and wounding more than 20 in a crowded market as shoppers bought supplies for the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, officials said.(7/24/2014 4:56:23 AM)
Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of stoking instability; suicide bomber kills Afghan policeman
The Afghan intelligence service accused Pakistan on Wednesday of stoking instability in the country by backing militants who stage attacks in Afghanistan.(7/23/2014 7:00:37 AM)
Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in ODI
Afghanistan cause a shock by beating Zimbabwe, only their second victory over a Test-playing nation, in a one-day international.(7/22/2014 11:48:03 AM)
Judges in Afghanistan sentence police officer to death for shooting, killing AP photographer
A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.(7/23/2014 1:49:02 PM)
Afghanistan turn the tables on Zimbabwe
Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by two wickets Tuesday in a thrilling one-day cricket international to keep alive hopes of squaring the series.(7/22/2014 11:34:18 AM)
China will not fill U.S. void in Afghanistan: official
By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - China does not seek to fill a void left in Afghanistan by the withdrawal of U.S. troops but will play a "huge" commercial role in helping rebuild the country, a newly appointed Chinese special envoy said on Monday. China, which is connected to Afghanistan by a narrow, almost impassable mountain corridor, has been quietly preparing for more responsibility ...(7/21/2014 8:34:58 AM)
Soldiers Reunite with Dogs They Served With in Iraq and Afghanistan
They’re the four-legged veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – military war dogs, doing everything from sniffing out explosive devices on the battlefield to providing companionship to soldiers during wartime. Three of these dogs traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday with the same service...(7/23/2014 8:01:45 PM)
Death sentence given in Associated Press photographer's killing in Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan — A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.(7/23/2014 11:02:20 PM)
Cricket-Afghan chief promises World Cup upsets
By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI, July 23 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's triumph over Zimbabwe on Tuesday was far from a surprise to the man who runs the game in the war-torn nation and he has warned cricket's establishment to brace itself for more shocks at the World Cup next year. The Asian greenhorns beat Zimbabwe by two wickets in Bulawayo for their second win against a test-playing nation in the 50 ...(7/23/2014 5:15:07 AM)
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