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File photo of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)

Pakistan assures support for Afghan peace process

By Sun, Nov 16, 2014 11:54AM UTC Comments Off File photo of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pledged his support to the Afghan President in his attempt to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table....

NATO says service member has died in Afghanistan

By Fri, Oct 31, 2014 8:28PM UTC Comments Off Afghan police officers stand guard at the scene of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday. Pic: AP.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says one of its service members has died in eastern Afghanistan from a non-battle-related injury....

World news: As Marines depart Afghanistan, legacy lingers

By Tue, Oct 28, 2014 11:16AM UTC Comments Off Afghan National Army soldiers stand in position, in the Sangin district of Kandahar province southern Afghanistan during a training exercise last week. Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Marines' handover of Camp Leatherneck to the Afghans is more than a signal that America's longest war is ending....

Last UK combat troops leave Afghanistan’s Helmand

By Tue, Oct 28, 2014 6:14AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

LONDON (AP) — Britain's defense ministry says the last U.K. combat troops have left Afghanistan's Helmand province, ending a 13-year war that cost more than 450 British lives....

Afghan mullah jailed for 20 years for rape

By Sun, Oct 26, 2014 4:30PM UTC Comments Off

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan court has sentenced a mullah to 20 years in prison after finding the religious teacher guilty of raping a 10-year-old girl....

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