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Pakistan says 'terrorists' inside Afghanistan kill officer

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:12:59 GMT2017-09-23T10:12:59Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's army says "terrorists" across the border in Afghanistan have opened fire on a newly built border post in recently cleared Rajgal Valley, killing a young officer....

Official: 4 children killed in Afghanistan road accident

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:04:40 GMT2017-09-23T08:04:40Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Authorities say at least four young children have been killed in an automobile accident in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province....

Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:29:54 GMT2017-09-16T16:29:54Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan are being recruited by Iran to fight with President Bashar al-Assad's forces in Syria, lured by promises of housing, a monthly salary of up to $600 and the possibility of employment in Iran when they return, say counterterrorism officials and analysts....

Afghanistan seeks speedy development of Iranian port

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:50:00 GMT2017-09-11T12:50:00Z

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Afghanistan's foreign minister asked India on Monday to expedite development of a strategic port in Iran to bolster a trade route for land-locked Central Asian countries that would bypass Pakistan....

US historian who spent decades in Afghanistan dies at 90

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 11:24:31 GMT2017-09-10T11:24:31Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country died Sunday....