May 18, 2013
Salem-News.com (Mar-31-2013 14:30)
Trading of Women Rife in East Afghanistan, Report ClaimsShakila Abrahimkhil TOLO News
"... women that have been sold three to five times and in some cases sold along with their daughters..."
The sale and exchange of women as goods is rampant in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province with as many as two women traded per day, according to the findings of a sociology researcher.
Salem-News.com (Mar-29-2013 15:54)
Pakistan Says Afghanistan `Overreacts` to Cross-Border ShellingAyaz Gul
Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin reportedly stated on Wednesday that “the depth of Pakistan’s complacency” in the Afghan peace process has “shocked” and “disappointed” his country.
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Pakistan criticized as an “overreaction” Afghanistan’s decision to cancel a military trip over alleged cross-border shelling by Pakistani troops.
Salem-News.com (Mar-29-2013 15:39)
Afghanistan Accuses Pakistan of Wrecking Peace HopesBen Sheppard
The Pakistani foreign ministry said its troops had responded to "some intrusions from the Afghan side"
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The Afghan government on Thursday accused Pakistan of wrecking efforts to end the Taliban's bloody 11-year insurgency, in the latest sign of worsening cross-border relations.
Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2013 12:32)
US Hands Full Control of Bagram Prison to AfghanistanSalem-News.com
The U.S. partly handed over the high-security prison and around 3,000 suspected Taliban fighters to Afghan control last year.
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Afghanistan has taken full control of a controversial detention center from the United States. Bagram military prison was handed over to Afghanistan in a ceremony Monday.
Salem-News.com (Mar-21-2013 13:00)
Karzai`s Ex-Chief of Staff Omar Dawoodzai to Run for PresidentArticle by Ghanizada
The report was also confirmed by Afghan president Hamid Karzai.
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Omar Dawoodzai, the current Afghan ambassador to Pakistan and former chief of staff in president Hamid Karzai’s office is the first major political figure to declare his intention to replace the President as Afghanistan’s leader.
Salem-News.com (Mar-16-2013 18:27)
US Refuses to Transfer High-Risk Prisoners to Afghan ControlArticle by Ghanizada
The Obama administration considers the detainee problem a short-term disagreement unrelated to the strategic negotiations on Afghanistan’s future security.
(KABUL Khaama Press) - A dispute between Kabul and Washington over the fate of about three dozen militants held by US forces in Afghanistan has disrupted negotiations over a long-term security agreement between the two nations, Washington Post reported.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2013 16:30)
911: `I held parts of uniforms from crew members in my hands, including body parts. Okay?`Tim King Salem-News.com
Two officially recognized statements on the September 11th Crash form one impossible truth.
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An article from seven years ago on the questions behind what actually crashed into the Pentagon September 11th 2001, prompted a good deal of feedback on Salem-News.com.
Salem-News.com (Mar-13-2013 18:06)
5 US Troops Killed in Afghan Helicopter CrashSalem-News.com
The cause of the crash is being investigated.
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U.S. officials say five American members of the NATO-led coalition force died when their helicopter crashed in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan.
Salem-News.com (Mar-13-2013 16:40)
Did a Plane Really Hit the Pentagon?Tim King Salem-News.com
I remember national news reports, or should I say accounts, of the plane having "bounced" off the lawn in front of the Pentagon before it struck. I remember just nodding my head, it wasn't something to question at the time...
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I had a friend ask the other day if I'd heard about the strange circumstances behind the crash of the Boeing 757 jet into the Pentagon on September 11th, 2001.
Salem-News.com (Mar-11-2013 21:54)
Karzai: U.S., Taliban Holding `Daily` TalksSalem-News.com
Karzai and Hagel were expected to meet in private.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that representatives of the Taliban have been holding talks "on a daily basis" with the U.S. government.
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