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War in Afghanistan

Update: Officials in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, say gunfire heard around airport is the result of a military drill - @EKohsar

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Heavy gunfire continues around Mazar-e-Sharif airport, residents say - @EKohsar

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Officials: 22-year-old Massachusetts soldier killed by small arms fire in attack in Afghanistan - @NECN

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Local government says 8 killed, 60 wounded in insurgent attack on court in Afghanistan's Balkh province; Taliban claims responsibility - @Reuters

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Update: 4 killed, 55 wounded in attack on attorney's office Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan - @HM_Kakar

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Photo: Smoke coming out of Attorney General's office in Balkh, Afghanistan as shooting continues - @tahirqadiry

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Officials confirm gunmen storm court complex in north Afghanistan's Balkh province - @AFP

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Violence at a court in Afghanistan's Balkh province leaves 7 wounded - @TOLOnews

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17 people killed, at least 50 others injured in suicide bombing during demonstration against corruption in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials say - @Reuters

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Suicide bombing in eastern city kills 16, wounds 40, Afghan official says - @AP

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Report: Explosion near the resident of the governor of Afghanistan's Khost province - @pressistan

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health

Study finds no connection between military suicide and deployment overseas in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; does not rule out combat exposure as a reason for increase in suicides - @nytimes

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Editor's note: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 28, was released by the Haqqani network in Pakistan last year. He went missing from his base in Paktika province on 2009. Per the Washington Post, he is believed to have grown disillusioned with the US mission in Afghanistan. - Tom

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At least 29 insurgents killed, 21 others injured during anti-insurgent operations, Afghan military says - @TOLOnews

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says US flexibility in troop drawdown will accelerate reforms, ensure forces are better trained - @ReutersLive

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanks American taxpayers for their support of his country, thanks service members' children for their sacrifice

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Photo: President Obama talks about US troop levels in Afghanistan in a joint press conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani - @jonkarl

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President Obama says trajectory of 2016 draw-down of US troops from Afghanistan will be determined at later date

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White House says President Obama will announce all 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan will stay through end of 2015 - @Acosta

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The White House, Washington, DC, US

President Obama to hold joint news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at 2:20pm ET from the White House - @JesseRodriguez

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