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Afghanistan elections: 'I want to fulfil my slain father's dreams'

Narinder Singh is the only Sikh candidate in the Afghan parliamentary elections.

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Afghan drought 'displacing more people than Taliban conflict'

The UN is allocating $34.6m to help 2.2m people estimated to have been affected by the drought.

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Taliban, US Agree to Sustain Direct Dialogue on Afghan Peace

The United States and the Taliban held a new round of direct talks this week in Qatar, where the two sides agreed to continue the dialogue process to ...

Deaths of civilians spike as US, Afghan air forces pound Afghanistan

The number of civilians killed or injured by airstrikes in Afghanistan has risen a startling 39% year on year, according to new UN figures, casting ...

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Rights Group Criticizes US-Led Coalition for Raqqa Deaths

The U.S.-led coalition's failure to adequately acknowledge and investigate civilian deaths in the Syrian city of Raqqa is “a slap in the face for ...

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US Service Member Killed in Combat in Southern Afghanistan

The U.S. service member killed Thursday in southern Afghanistan was conducting combat operations against Taliban forces, a defense official told ...

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US Diplomat: Syria Could Face Tough Sanctions If It Blocks Political Process

The United States will pursue "a strategy of isolation," including sanctions, with its allies if President Bashar al-Assad holds up a political process aimed at ending Syria's seven-year war, a top U.S. diplomat for Syria told Reuters on ...

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Afghan military officers 'go missing after training in US'

Two Afghan military officers on training reportedly failed to board their flight home from Boston.

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Northern California's 'Little Kabul' a Cultural Hub to One of America's Largest Afghan Communities

Alameda County in California, known as a retreat for hippies four decades ago, has become home to one of the largest Afghan American communities in America. VOA's Saba Shah Khan takes us to one area known as "Little Kabul," now a cultural hub for the Bay Area's rapidly growing Afghan American population.

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Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast

The children were playing near a police station when the bomb blast happened, witnesses say.

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‘Suicider!’ Came the Warning. For Afghans, Wrestlers’ Deaths Resound.

The Islamic State killed as many as 30 Afghan wrestlers in a suicide bombing at their gym. The survivors blame the government, too. Now they are ...

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My holiday with the Afghan mujahideen

A man's neighbour invited him on holiday to war zone in Afghanistan for an extraordinary experience.

Pakistan PM Khan vows to grant Afghan refugees citizenship

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees, a policy reversal that may affect over a million people.

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