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PESHAWAR / PARACHINAR: Two suspected US drone strikes on Tuesday killed 11 people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, following a strike a day earlier that killed 20, government and militant sources said. 292 more words
The federal government is currently enmeshed in two gigantic, expensive reform projects, one domestic and one foreign. Both are failures even though the tactics couldn’t be more different. 758 more words
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country’s south, east and west, and killing at least 74 people, officials said. 417 more words
The hero son of former England Captain Terry Butcher died on Monday morning, his family confirmed.
Ex-Army captain Christoper Butcher, 35, was described as a hero by his brother Ed, in an emotional tribute posted to Facebook. 448 more words
From a report in the UN News Centre:
Much of Afghanistan’s newfound love of poetic expression – which has taken hold in Kabul and Kandahar as well – is coming from young Afghans seeking new ways to interact and express themselves.
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