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At Least 7 Killed At Afghanistan U.N. Compound Over Quran-Burning U.S. Preacher

Reuters | Mohammad Bashir | Posted 06.01.2011 | World

April 1, 2011 11:51:19 PM By Mohammad Bashir MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghans protesting the burning of a Koran by an obscure...

Afghanistan Security Deteriorates, Internal UN Maps Show

Wall Street Journal | YAROSLAV TROFIMOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Internal United Nations maps show a marked deterioration of the security situation in Afghanistan during this year's fighting season, countering the O...

United Nations: Corruption Forces Afghans To Pay Billions In Bribes

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Half of all Afghan adults paid at least one bribe to a public official over the course of a year to cut through red tape or get help wi...

Afghanistan UN Security Lapse Is Inexcusable: Foreign Correspondent

True/Slant | Michael Hastings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I try to avoid posts like this, weighing in with a strongly held opinion about something I have no first hand information of. The initial reports are ...

UN Plans Afghanistan Summit In Kabul For The First Time

guardian.co.uk | Jon Boone in Kabul | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations is planning to host an international summit on the future of Afghanistan for the first time in Kabul as an attempt to bestow credib...