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Kerry Seeks To Boost Afghan, Pakistan Ties
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has brought senior Afghan and Pakistani officials together for security talks aimed at improving relations between the two nations ahead of next year's withdrawal of NATO combat forces from Afghanistan...
Karzai: US Troops Immunity Up To Afghan Elders
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai says a national meeting of elders should be called to decide whether U.S. troops staying in Afghanistan after 2014 would be immune from prosecution under Afghan law.
Karzai spoke on Monday on his return from Washington, where he met with Presiden…
Panetta In Afghanistan To Meet With Karzai
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit to consult with top commanders and President Hamid Karzai.
The visit Wednesday comes at a difficult juncture in the Western coalition's efforts to shift more security responsibi…
Gen. Allen Resumes Command In Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for Gen. John Allen says the top U.S. and NATO commander of the war in Afghanistan has returned to Kabul to resume his duties, more than a week after the Pentagon announced it is investigating potentially "inappropriate" correspondence between th…
Injured Casper Soldier Returns Home
Spc. Colton Sasser, a Casper hometown Hero will be coming home on November 19, 2012, at 12:20 pm. He will be arriving at the Natrona County International Airport.
Spc. Sasser was serving in Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Division, the same unit his father had served in in Viet Nam...
Family Remembers Soldier Killed In Afghanistan
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Relatives of a Wyoming soldier who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan remember him as a man who was dedicated to the military and to his family.
The Defense Department said Thursday that 45-year-old Army Command Sgt...
6 Killed In Afghanistan Blast Were U.S. Troops
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO is confirming that the six troops killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan on Sunday were Americans.
Brig. Gen. Gunter Katz, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition, disclosed their nationalities at a briefing on Monday...
8 Afghan Civilians Killed In Roadside Bombing
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a mine laid in a road has killed eight civilians in the country's south, including women and children.
The governor's office in Helmand province says the eight were driving Monday in Musa Qala district when their car hit the explosives...

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