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Sentences with the adjective Afghan

34 examples:

An Afghan girl and a driver were killed in the crossfire, officials said.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

An Afghan child was killed in the crossfire as police battled the attackers.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

How the tragedy of three Afghan girls inspired a US rocker to teach guitar in Kabul.
(BBC News - World News, )

An Afghan man had a pencil stuck in his head for years, the German doctors who removed it say.
(BBC News - Health, )

An Afghan girls' education campaigner has won the annual Wise Prize for achievement in education.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Afghan forces have begun efforts to try to retake the major Afghan city of Kunduz from the Taliban.
(CNN - World News, )

Gunmen launched an assault early Friday on the Indian consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Seven Afghan men are sentenced to death following a gang rape case that has sparked national outrage.
(BBC News - World News, )

A judge has sentenced four people to hang in brutal mob killing of an Afghan woman in Kabul in March.
(NBC News, )

Taliban insurgents said Sunday that they were on the verge of taking their first Afghan city, Kunduz.
(The New York Times - World News, )

An Afghan boy has told the BBC how he smuggled himself into Britain by hiding on a Channel Tunnel train.
(BBC News - World News, )

Near the southern gate of the Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in this Afghan city stands a guard post.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Azim, a woodcutter, tells how decades of conflict have left many Afghan people with few opportunities to prosper.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Taliban have captured the northern Afghan city of Kunduz in a massive assault involving hundreds of fighters.
(Rahim Faiez, Lynne O'Donnell in The Independent - World News, )

Relatives of an Afghan boy who died in Calais while trying to enter the UK have told the BBC of his last moments.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

At least 33 people are killed and 100 injured in an explosion in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
(BBC News - World News, )

Ghulam Hassan is in the mood to celebrate Eid, the biggest religious festival of the Afghan year, three months early.
(The Independent - World News, )

But he may have died as long as two years ago, and we do not know if it was in a Pakistani city or an Afghan village.
(The Independent - People, )

An explosion strikes near the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, followed by reports of shooting.
(BBC News - World News, )

Taliban militants have been repelled following a co-ordinated attack on the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, officials say.
(BBC News - World News, )

A U.S. airstrike in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz may have killed three Doctors Without Borders members early Saturday.
(Fox News - World, )

More than 2,000 people march in Kabul to demand justice for Farkhunda, 28, an Afghan woman beaten to death by a mob last week.
(BBC News - World News, )

Spring break is over and campus is bustling, but all Sonita Alizadeh can think of is the brutal murder of a young Afghan woman.
(CNN - World News, )

Suicide bombers target the Indian consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing at least nine civilians, police say.
(BBC News - World News, )

An Afghan girl tells the BBC how her family ordered her to wear a suicide vest and attack a police checkpoint in Helmand province.
(BBC News - World News, )

A young Afghan girl found wearing a suicide vest has told the BBC how her family tried to force her to attack a police checkpoint.
(BBC News - World News, )

A suicide bombing at the guest house of a local official has left at least 13 people dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

An Afghan man charged in Victoria over accessing child pornography has died after setting himself on fire at a WA detention centre.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

An Afghan man detained at a West Australian detention centre required hospital care amid reports that he tried to take his own life.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

An Afghan man who was injured in a crash involving two buses and a fuel truck was brought to a hospital in Ghazni Province on Sunday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Indian consulate in the Afghan city of Herat is attacked by heavily-armed gunmen, two of whom have been killed by security forces.
(BBC News - World News, )

Two Afghan women shrouded in black emerged from a campaign rally carrying bundles of sticks with pieces of torn posters still attached.
(Fox News - World, )

Afghan President Hamid Karzai tells BBC Newsnight that Nato has inflicted great suffering on the Afghan people, with insufficient gains.
(BBC News - World News, )

Sentences with the noun Afghan

3 examples:

As the country now turns a new leaf, our ambition is to give hope to each and every Afghan.
(Hamid Karzai)

Two others were wounded along with an Afghan.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

One person was killed and four injured when followers of the ethnic Tajik King Habibullah Kalakani, who briefly held the Afghan...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Questions

4 examples:

Are the Afghan Taliban ready to talk?
(BBC News - World News, )

Will deal unravel as Afghan vote audit begins?
(BBC News - World News, )

Can peace moves with the Afghan Taliban succeed?
(BBC News - World News, )

There are three questions worth asking about the Afghan mission, which lasted 12 years and claimed the lives of 162 Canadians — 158 soldiers, two aid workers, a diplomat and a journalist: Were we right to go?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Afghan security troops in Helmand Province on Saturday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Meet Zari, Sesame Workshop’s first Afghan girl Muppet.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

An Afghan policeman opened fire as they sat in their car.
(USA Today - World, )

2 Afghan student airmen missing from Moody Air Force Base.
(USA Today - National, )

Afghan youths playing soccer on a field in Herat province.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

A large explosion rattled the Afghan capital early Tuesday.
(USA Today - World, )

Casualties among Afghan security forces soared 28% in 2015.
(USA Today - World, )

Afghan Meet Singh Kapoor, 40, died during his 14-hour ordeal.
(Daily Mail - News, )

11 terrorists were also killed, according to Afghan officials.
(USA Today - World, )

Members of the Afghan Army trained in Helmand Province in March.
(The New York Times - World News, )

An Afghan security check post in Herat, in the country’s west.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A special visa was granted to the Afghan who worked with the U.S.
(USA Today - National, )

It put a two-star general with Afghan combat experience in charge.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Taliban militants killed after they attacked an Afghan spy agency.
(UPI - News, )

An Afghan security guard allegedly shot and killed three Americans.
(USA Today - World, )

Afghan president accuses U.S. in latest flare-up between the allies.
(USA Today - World, )

Marines cite progress of Afghan security forces in Helmand province.
(USA Today - World, )

In Kunduz, a U.S. team is training an Afghan unit to clear the roads.
(David Zucchino in Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The arms of an Austrian grandmother who was raped by an Afghan minor.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Alison Spann's father was the first American killed in the Afghan war.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

PM rallies round Marines in wake of Afghan prisoner murder conviction.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A tunnel collapsed in an Afghan coal mine, killing at least 24 workers.
(USA Today - World, )

NATO says two men in Afghan uniforms have shot dead two servicemembers.
(USA Today - World, )

Afghan soldier wounds three before he was shot dead by American troops.
(USA Today - World, )

In the well-meaning if melodramatic "Day One," a new Afghan American...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Afghan soldiers battled Taliban on Saturday on the outskirts of Kunduz.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Afghan forces need a stable government to help them overcome the Taliban.
(USA Today - World, )

Gilkey and Tamanna were traveling with an Afghan army unit near Marjah...
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

An Afghan businessman checked lapis lazuli at his shop in Kabul in March.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Nick Pugliese joined an Afghan telecom firm after graduating from college.
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

Afghan refugees living in Kabul camps battle deadly cold as winter sets in.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) cannot tackle the Taliban alone.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It was the deadliest single incident for the Afghan army in at least a year.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Pentagon says 3 Defense Dept. contractors killed by a man in Afghan uniform.
(USA Today - National, )

Afghan migrants at a temporary camp on the Greek island of Lesbos last year.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Additional Afghan Air Force pilots to receive training from Raytheon, others.
(UPI - Business News, )

Explosions and gunfire ripped through the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday.
(USA Today - World, )

The luxury hotel was considered one of the safest spots in the Afghan capital.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Afghan security forces responding to an explosion in central Kabul on Tuesday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Suicide bombers attacked a large demonstration in the Afghan capital Saturday.
(USA Today - World, )

Military does not intend to target detainees released by the Afghan government.
(USA Today - National, )

Afghan nomads in the pastureland of the Shomali Plain, north of Kabul, in 2005.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Explosion, gunshots reported near an Afghan intelligence office in Maidan Shahr.
(USA Today - World, )

IG report says Afghan security forces still can't read despite literacy program.
(USA Today - National, )

Tweets show how the attack on the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Monday unfolded.
(BBC News - World News, )

At least one person has been killed in an explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
(BBC News - World News, )

One big reason, Brian Stewart writes, is the growing strength of the Afghan army.
(CBC News - World, )

Several weeks ago, Afghan army Capt. Mohammed Naweed came across a roadside bomb.
(David Zucchino in Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The Afghan government has long demanded Pakistan free Mullah Abdul Ghani Barader.
(USA Today - World, )

Three senior Afghan militants killed, Pakistan police and security officials say.
(USA Today - World, )

The inspector general criticized the military for not visiting an Afghan hospital.
(USA Today - World, )

General in Afghan army in Kabul said two buildings have been taken over by gunmen.
(USA Today - World, )

One Afghan guard was killed and a total of 22 people were wounded, officials said.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

President Obama tells Hamid Karzai a new agreement will respect Afghan sovereignty.
(USA Today - World, )

The Taliban took credit for the attack at Afghan Defense Ministry which wounded 91.
(USA Today - World, )

Afghan commanders cutting local peace deals with the Taliban as U.S. forces withdraw.
(USA Today - World, )

U.S. general says Afghan forces winning the vast majority of firefights with Taliban.
(USA Today - World, )

Helmand is less violent than it was about four years ago when the Afghan surge began.
(USA Today - World, )

But many Afghan Shiites are beginning to wonder how long before they too are targeted.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Fleeing the Taliban, former Afghan soldier Wahid made his way, eventually, to Germany.
(CNN - World News, )

Afghan tribal elders met to debate allowing U.S. troops to stay past the 2013 deadline.
(USA Today - World, )

An Afghan official says a truck crash in northwestern Afghanistan has killed 32 people.
(Fox News - World, )

Multiple explosions have taken place around the Afghan parliament in the capital Kabul.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Anti-war activists say his leak of classified documents helped end Iraq and Afghan wars.
(USA Today - World, )

Afghan troops launched a counteroffensive days after militants stormed the northern city.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

State Department report warns of potentially fatal electrical currents at Afghan complex.
(USA Today - National, )

Dominic Rains plays an Afghan journalist trying to make sense of a small California town.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

The Taliban have claimed responsibility after a loud explosion rocked the Afghan capital.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The key: Without long-term foreign support and funding, the Afghan military will struggle.
(USA Today - World, )

Counting on Afghan soldiers to defeat the Taliban is wishful thinking, not foreign policy.
(USA Today - World, )

Afghan security personnel searched commuters at a checkpoint in Kunduz Province on Friday.
(The New York Times - World News, )

China is perhaps the only power that has the incentives to make Afghan ambitions a reality.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Sen. John McCain is spending Christmas in Kabul to meet with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
(Fox News - Politics, )

An Afghan military helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing all 17 on board, officials said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

An Afghan interpreter, center, with American soldiers in Pech Valley, Afghanistan, in 2009.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Afghan militants say they'll hand over captive U.S. soldier in exchange for Gitmo prisoners.
(USA Today - World, )

"Afghan Girl," which is 30 years old this year, is one of the most famous photos ever taken.
(CNN - World News, )

The U.S. said the men were connected to the killing of Afghan civilians and coalition forces.
(USA Today - World, )

An Afghan citizen is granted asylum in the UK for religious reasons, because he is an atheist.
(BBC News - World News, )

The mission turned into disaster when Afghan goat herders stumbled on the special forces team.
(The Independent - World News, )

The CIA paid a ransom to al-Qaeda through a secret Afghan fund, 'The New York Times' reported.
(USA Today - World, )

An Afghan official says a possible suicide bomber carried out an attack in Kabul, the capital.
(Fox News - World, )

Taliban fighters reached the center of Kunduz late in the day, and Afghan forces, including...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A group of female soldiers has been trained to join the Afghan military's elite special forces.
(BBC News - World News, )

For Afghan presidential candidate Qayum Karzai, name recognition is arguably his biggest asset.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Several explosions rocked the Afghan parliament in Kabul early Monday, officials told NBC News.
(NBC News, )

An Afghan official says the Taliban have seized a district in the northeastern Kunduz province.
(Fox News - World, )

Six Afghan soldiers and an American were also wounded when their vehicle struck the roadside...
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Hailey, Idaho, remembers the only known American soldier still held captive from the Afghan War.
(USA Today - World, )

Afghan election authorities set the second round of the country's presidential race for June 14.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A suicide bomber kills at least three members of the Nato-led force in the Afghan capital Kabul.
(BBC News - World News, )

Six MD 530F Cayuse Warrior Scout Attack Helicopters have been delivered to the Afghan Air Force.
(UPI - Business News, )

A humanitarian catastrophe is looming as thousands of Afghan refugees are sent home this winter.
(BBC News - World News, )

Afghanistan's president is on a visit to Pakistan to discuss peace talks with the Afghan Taliban.
(Fox News - World, )

At least four Afghan soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb attack on a bus in the capital.
(Fox News - World, )

An Afghan religious man was given 20 years in prison for raping a 10-year-old girl in his mosque.
(UPI - News, )

An outspoken female Afghan politician survived a suicide bombing attack on her vehicle yesterday.
(The Independent - World News, )

On paper, Pakistan’s war on terror is being fought in the tribal belt along the Afghan frontier.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Gen. John Nicholson says more aggressive targeting of insurgent leaders by U.S. and Afghan forces.
(USA Today - World, )

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