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Afghan university students chant slogans during a protest against caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Pic: AP.

Afghans protest Charlie Hebdo’s prophet cover for third day

By Mon, Jan 19, 2015 6:44PM UTC Comments Off Afghan university students chant slogans during a protest against caricatures published in French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Pic: AP.

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Several hundred Afghans have burned the French flag as they chanted "Death to France" during a rally against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's latest publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, which devout Muslims deem an insult to Islam....

Afghanistan investigates rocket strike at wedding

By Fri, Jan 02, 2015 1:12PM UTC Comments Off

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says police are investigating a rocket strike on a wedding party that killed at least 28 people, many of them women and children....

Police: Rocket kills 26 at Afghan wedding party

By Thu, Jan 01, 2015 5:58AM UTC Comments Off

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan police say that at least 26 people have been killed by a rocket that hit a house during a wedding party in the southern province of Helmand....

Obama: Longest war in US history is ending

By Mon, Dec 29, 2014 12:45PM UTC Comments Off US President Barack Obama. Pic: AP.

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the longest war in American history is coming to a responsible conclusion....

World: US, NATO to mark end of mission to Afghanistan

By Sun, Dec 28, 2014 4:50PM UTC Comments Off Marines and sailors with Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan load onto a KC-130 aircraft at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. Pic: AP.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States and NATO will formally end 13 years of war in Afghanistan with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul....

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