An Afghan internally displaced girl plays with a dog outside their shelter on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province on January 22, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/ Noorullah SHIRZADA)
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Kabul, increasingly at odds with Washington, is cracking down on advertisements that promote keeping U.S. troops in Afghanistan after 2014 and has already shut down a spot aired by the country's most widely watched broadcasters.All have pulled the advertisements off the air.Government figures show that more than 50 private television stations, 150 radio broadcasters and about 1,000 newspapers have sprung up since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 .Industry sources said Tolo TV paid $700-$1,000 a minute to air the spots several times over a 24-hour period.
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