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US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

23 April, 2014

WASHINGTON: The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000, the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.

Since Afghanistan's general election on April 5, White House, State Department and Pentagon officials have resumed discussions on how many American troops should remain after the current US-led coalition ends its missi ... read more


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Afghan campaign worker shot dead outside his home

KABUL: A prominent campaign worker in Afghanistan´s presidential election was shot dead outside his home in the country´s east, officials said Tuesday. The Taliban denied they were involved in the killing.

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