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Afghanistan

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  • Afghan women stand to be counted as West begins to disengage

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Framed by her blue shawl, the solemn, bespectacled face of Serena Faizi peers out from an election campaign poster at a Kandahar city roundabout, while Afghanistan approaches its own crossroads as Western troops prepare to go home.
  • Ex-bin Laden ally turns key witness in U.S. terrorism cases

    Ex-bin Laden ally turns key witness in U.S. terrorism cases
    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A British shoe bomb-plotter-turned-government informant, who once conspired with Osama bin Laden, has become a key witness for U.S. prosecutors seeking to give American juries a taste of life inside al Qaeda, court...

    Pakistani Taliban end ceasefire with government but say talks still on

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have formally ended a 40-day ceasefire but are still open to talks with the government, a spokesman said on Wednesday. Government negotiators were not immediately available to confirm if...

    Afghan woman MP shot, deputy minister kidnapped in Kabul

    KABUL (Reuters) - A woman Afghan member of parliament was shot and wounded shortly after several gunmen kidnapped a deputy minister in separate incidents in the capital Kabul, officials said on Wednesday. The two attacks, along with a spate of deadly...

    Afghanistan official shot, another kidnapped in Kabul

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two security incidents within 24 hours involving Afghan government officials have taken some of the glimmer off of this month’s generally successful presidential election and renewed concerns about safety in Kabul. Hours...