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  1. Memo to Afghanistan: Don't forget RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    When Ashraf Ghani became the president of Afghanistan last September, he pledged to improve relations with all neighbours, mainly Iran and Pakistan. While he has focused almost entirely on improving relations with Pakistan, and on bringing China on board for his top priority of talks with the Taliban, Ghani has lost sight of another powerful neighbour in the north, namely Russia.

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  2. Pakistan, Afghanistan Sign Accord to Share IntelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Voice of America

    The spy agencies of Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to share intelligence and carry out "coordinated intelligence operations" against militants operating along their porous border, in the latest sign of improved relations following years of mistrust that undermined the fight against the Taliban. Pakistan's army spokesman Maj.

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  3. Omar KhayyamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Free Dictionary

    He also wrote treatises on mechanics , geography, mineralogy , music, and Islamic theology . Born in Nishapur , at a young age he moved to Samarkand and obtained his education there.

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  4. Almanac for Monday, May 11, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include Ottmar Mergenthaler, inventor of the Linotype typesetting machine, in 1854; songwriter Irving Berlin in 1888; dancer/choreographer Martha Graham in 1894; Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali in 1904; actor Margaret Rutherford in 1892; actor Phil Silvers in 1911; actor Winstead Sheffield "Doodles" Weaver in 1911; Nobel laureate physicist Richard Feynman in 1918; actor Denver Pyle in 1920; actor Bernard Fox in 1927 ; satirist Mort Sahl in 1927 ; Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam leader, in 1933 ; actor Doug McClure in 1935; singer/songwriter Eric Burdon in 1941 ; artificial heart developer Dr. Robert Jarvik in 1946 ; writer Mike Lupica in 1952 ; actor Natasha Richardson in 1963.

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  5. Arsonists carry out new attack on German asylum-seekers' refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Daily Star

    Female Afghan students from the Balkh university in Mazar-i-Sharif visit the memorial to fallen German soldiers on May 5, 2015 at the Defence Ministry in Berlin. AFP PHOTO / DPA / WOLFGANG KUMM/ GERMANY OUT BERLIN: Police in western Germany said Wednesday that unidentified arsonists had set fire overnight to housing being prepared for aslyum-seekers, causing 50,000 euros worth of damage, before fleeing the scene in a car.

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  6. Kublai Khan Becomes Ruler of the Mongol EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Free Dictionary

    Kublai was the second son of Tolui and Sorghaghtani Beki , and a grandson of Genghis Khan . He succeeded his older brother Mngke as Khagan in 1260, but had to defeat his younger brother Ariq Bke in a succession war lasting till 1264.

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  7. Over 200 killed in major Afghan attacks in April : May 03, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Daily Times

    KABUL: More than 200 people largely civilians have been killed and nearly 400 others injured in major attacks in Afghanistan last month, according to official sources. The statistics showed that militants launched about 30 bomb attacks within the last month, including seven suicide bombings, involving 11 suicide attackers.

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  8. Over 200 killed in major Afghan attacks in AprilRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Xinhuanet

    More than 200 people largely civilians have been killed and nearly 400 others injured in major attacks in Afghanistan last month, according to official sources. The statistics showed that militants launched about 30 bomb attacks within the last month, including seven suicide bombings, involving 11 suicide attackers.

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  9. Tajikistan Watches As Fighting Flares In Northern AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | EurasiaNet

    While heavy fighting has broken out in northern Afghanistan, near the border of Tajikistan, officials in Dushanbe say they have the situation under control. Last week, the Taliban formally announced the beginning of their spring offensive.

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  10. Dan Harris' Best-Selling New Book on Mindfulness is Focus of New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | PRWeb

    Today many people are finding themselves on stress overload with too many things to do, too many commitments, not enough time, and a nagging "voice in the head" that is not only distracting, but anxiety and even panic-inducing. Well that's exactly what happened to news anchorman, Dan Harris when he had a panic attack live in front of millions of viewers on the popular news show, Good Morning America.

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  11. Iran, Afghanistan interests intertwinedRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    The interests and the fate of Iran and Afghanistan are intertwined in the key areas, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said here on Sunday in a meeting with the visiting Afghani President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadza. "Iran considers the progress and security of Afghanistan as its own advancement and safety," Khamenei said, adding that the United States and some other countries are not pleased with the cooperation and intimate relations between the two neighbors.

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  12. Iran, Afghanistan join hands to fight drug trafficking, terrorismRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Iran and Afghanistan agreed to cooperate against illicit drugs trafficking and the perils of terrorism in the region, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday in joint press conference with his visiting Afghani counterpart Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. "Concerning the issue of narcotics, which is a menace beleaguering the region, including Iran and Afghanistan, we agreed to have intelligence and security cooperation to counter drug trafficking rings," Rouhani was quoted as saying by Press TV.

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  13. Afghan president in Iran for talks to boost mutual tiesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    The President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai arrived in Tehran on Sunday for talks to boost mutual ties and discuss issues of mutual interest with senior Iran ian officials, local media said. He is accompanied by Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, Finance Minister Eklil Ahmad Hakimi, Mines and Petroleum Minister Daud Saba, and Minister of Refugees and Repatriation Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi.

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  14. ISLAMABAD: Afghan leader seeks Pakistan's help for talks with TalibanRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has sought Pakistan's help in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table for the peaceful settlement of over a decade old conflict in Afghanistan for the sake of peace and security in the region. President Ghani was talking to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak during a one-to-one meeting at the Presidential Palace.

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  15. Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Ismail Khan, long dominant figure in Afghanistan's western province of Herat, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Herat city, west of capital Kabul. Afghanistan could face a war with the Islamic State group if the government does not resolve internal differences and improve the security situation, one of the country's most powerful warlords warned in an interview with the AP.

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  16. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Afghanistan coul... . In this Sunday, April 12, 2015 photo, An Afghan National Army soldier searches a civilian on a road in Herat city, west of capital Kabul.

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  17. Postcard from... Mazar E-SharifRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A massive portrait of a middle-aged man towers over the Ferris wheel and giant mushrooms at an amusement park here in Afghanistan.

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  18. What We are Leaving in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Sudarsan Raghavan, at Washington Post , has an article about the strongmen in Afghanistan. The article focuses on Atta Mohammad Noor, governor of Balkh.

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  19. Who will rule in Afghanistan, the strongmen protecting from the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Canada.com

    Highlights from Sakura Days Japan Fair Sat. April 11, 2015 at VanDusen Botanical Garden with musical performance by Koji Yamaguchi & Yoshihiko Fueki, Tsugaru Shamisen & Taiko from Japan.

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  20. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    E SHARIF, Afghanistan - A massive portrait of a middle-aged man towers over the Ferris wheel and giant mushrooms at an amusement park here. At night, the image is bathed in an ethereal light, visible from a quarter-mile away.

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