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...waited in segregated lines at polls under tight security. At a Kandahar hospital-turned-polling station, the men's line stretched...Mohammad, a 29-year-old mechanic in the southern city of Kandahar. "I want to be a part of this revolution and I want to fulfill...

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...Afghanistan should be tried in an Afghan court. That's very important," he added.Lawmaker Khaled Pashtun from southern Kandahar, where a Taliban insurgency flourishes, disagreed. He said Washington is right to demand jurisdiction over its troops...

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Wounded warrior returns home to Juneau

...they "pretty much pumped it out of one person and pumped it into me," McRae said. "But it kept me alive," he said. In Kandahar, doctors essentially cut open his skull, from his right eyebrow to the back of his head to let his swelling brain breathe...

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Army takes over, Marines leave Afghan base

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Bent under the weight...month in the bunkers guarding the base at Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan, the...Sea. For many of the Marines leaving Kandahar, the transfer of the base marked the...

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Many objectives achieved, challenges remain

...Huizenga (R-MI), we journeyed to Kabul and the Helmand and Kandahar provinces. We focused on the transition of security responsibility...improvised explosive devices and improved combat medical care. In Kandahar, I visited the military members from Alaska's 1-25 Stryker...

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Taliban opposition forces positioning to gain complete control in northern Afghanistan

...previous day's attacks. U.S. bombers and strike aircraft from Navy aircraft carriers hit 10 target areas near Kabul and Kandahar on Friday, spokesman Army Maj. Timothy Blair said. Also struck were ''emerging targets'' throughout Afghanistan as Taliban...

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Soldier accused in Afghan killings was family man

...mild-mannered." Bales departed with his unit on Dec. 3 and was assigned about six weeks ago to a base in the Panjwai District, near Kandahar, to work with a village stability force pairing special operations troops with villagers to help provide neighborhood security...

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Just having fun

...Arabic media that wanted information on the American presence. In May of 2010, Porter was shipped to the Zhari District of Kandahar Afghanistan for about a year. "We were in the heart of the Taliban hometown," he said. The Taliban were used to foreigners...

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...12/07/01Friday, December 7, 2001 Who should get to go fishing? Kenai plan coming together Taliban flee Kandahar; Omar's whereabouts uncertain Stop-and-go surrender: Handing over an Afghan city is often a messy affair...

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...power plant gets tested at BP Journey turns into more than a hike for Ray Ford Karzai works out new government in city of Kandahar NOW PLAYING: Ocean's 11 Huskers find way to reach Rose Bowl Origins of BCS Rams topple Niners for best in West...

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