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Germany takes back illegally expelled Afghan man

An Afghan man who was illegally expelled from Germany has arrived back in Frankfurt, a refugee rights group said Thursday, after a three month bureaucratic struggle. Hasmatullah Fazelpur, 23, had in September been sent from Germany to Bulgaria -- his first port of call in the European Union and which promptly put him on a plane back to Afghanistan. Show More Summary

Afghanistan wants the US to send the A-10 back to fight the Taliban

The US is expanding its military campaign in Afghanistan, increasing its troop presence there and targeting Taliban financing. The Afghan government has reportedly requested the US deploy A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft to support those efforts. The...Show More Summary

As CIA deepens its presence in Afghanistan, locals speak of constant fear and surveillance

KHOST, AFGHANISTAN — When his vehicle, an old Toyota Corolla 1998, finally arrived at the entrance of the Afghan province of Khost, Isaaq exuded a visible sense of relief — he, once again, managed the four-hour journey from Kabul to the eastern province without incident. The rideable road to Khost, which has been well built […]

The Walking Dead

As U.S. troops draw down, the Afghan military struggles to provide care for its countless wounded soldiers — on the battlefield and at home.

News Analysis: Afghan President’s Critics Losing Patience Over Delayed Vote

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Opponents of the increasingly isolated Ashraf Ghani are holding rallies, issuing ultimatums and calling for a tribal referendum on his performance in office.

Afghan forces to launch operation against IS in the north

Afghanistan's military plans to launch a major operation to stop the Islamic State group making inroads into the country's northern provinces, officials said Tuesday, after AFP reported that fighters including French nationals were present there. Show More Summary

Afghan Biscuits in

Every Kiwi kid knows that toasted cornflakes and rich chocolate wafting from the kitchen means Afghan biscuits. New Zealanders of all ages enjoy this classic treat at snack time, during holidays, at potlucks, and as after-school fuel. Show More Summary

Harassment All Around, Afghan Women Weigh Risks of Speaking Out

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Watching the “Me, Too” campaign, some Afghan woman are more willing to talk about assaults. But the danger to their lives if they do has not diminished.

Former US military interpreter in Afghanistan now in Houston

Mohammed Younus Yousafzoy last month walked off Lufthansa Flight 440, bleary-eyed and dizzy from the two-day trip from Kabul. The Houston Chronicle reports then the 24-year-old Afghan spotted his old … Click to Continue »

‘You have ignored the service I have done for this country’: British army interpreter seeks refuge in the UK

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“You have ignored the service I have done for this country, and the risks I have taken”. Those were the words of a former British army Afghan interpreter who’s seeking asylum in the UK. Simon Israel reports.

Madina, the young Afghan girl who will never see London

Madina will never know London, the city her Afghan family hoped to reach. The six-year-old's body lies in a Serbian grave after she was struck by a train at the Balkan country's border. The Husseinis left Afghanistan around two years...Show More Summary

Thousands of Afghans protest Trump's Jerusalem move

More than 1,000 Afghans staged protests after Friday prayers in Kabul to condemn the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The protesters, holding banners reading "Death to Israel" and...Show More Summary

'Breadwinner' celebrates the courage of young Afghan girls defying Taliban law to help their families

You could say it was bread that won over Nora Twomey. “Around 1999, I was driving in to work and had the radio on, and there was this report about Afghanistan and how they had these bakeries; there were so many widows because of the decades of war,” says the soft-spoken, award-winning Irish director...

The tragic death of a six-year-old refugee in Serbia

Family of Afghan Madina Husein was being deported by Croatia to Serbia in the dark when the child was fatally struck.

Al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders killed in Afghanistan: officials

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A senior Al-Qaeda leader on the Indian subcontinent and the head of the Taliban's "special forces" in southern Helmand have been killed in recent days in Afghanistan, Afghan and US forces said Tuesday. According to Afghan intelligence...Show More Summary

US, Afghan Forces Kill Droves of Terrorists, Including Several al Qaeda, Taliban Leaders

The Pentagon confirmed Tuesday that U.S. and Afghan forces have killed several top al Qaeda and Taliban leaders during raids the last few days.

German pilots have stopped more than 200 flights to deport Afghan refugees

Germany is still dealing with the overwhelming impact of the refugee crisis, as fresh government data reveals.  SEE ALSO: Before-and-after satellite images show massive influx of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh According to DeutscheShow More Summary

Al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders killed in Afghanistan: officials

A senior Al-Qaeda leader on the Indian subcontinent and the head of the Taliban's "special forces" in southern Helmand have been killed in recent days in Afghanistan, Afghan and US forces said Tuesday. "Both leaders are responsible for...Show More Summary

Afghan intelligence: Dozens of al Qaeda figures killed in joint operations with coalition forces

Among the dead is senior leader Omar Khetab, according to a statement by Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security

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