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  1. Nonwithdraw from Afghanistan Officially AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Kos

    After months of being telegraphed in the media, through a process of trial balloon, advocacy by anonymous quote, unofficial announcement, and hedged denial, the nonwithdraw of U.S. forces from Afghanistan, this year, has now been officially announced. The United States will halt the withdrawal of 9,800 troops from Afghanistan, half of whom were scheduled to leave in the months ahead, and instead keep them in the country through the end of 2015.

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  2. Five of the World's Largest Religious Manuscripts, from Devil's Bible to Buddhist LabyrinthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Hyperallergic

    The "largest book in the world," a visitor's register in the California Building at the 1909 Alaska Yuko Pacific Exposition, photographed by Frank H. Nowell Marcel Proust may have written a novel over 4,000 pages long , but there are other books out there of goliath proportions not in their length, but their size. Religious texts in particular have gotten the gargantuan book treatment, where often the spectacular labor of creating the tome is a spiritual act.

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  3. Thousands of Afghan refugees facing harassment flee PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Erie Times News

    "Whenever there was a bomb blast they would arrest us for it, beat us up, take our money," said Nezamuddin, who goes by one name like many Afghans. "Now I don't know how I am going to look after my old father, myself and my mother."

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  4. Pakistan-Afghanistan relations; new dimensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Examiner.com

    Pakistan 's Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif says terrorism is the common enemy of Pakistan and Afghanistan , requiring common endeavors to get it defeated. "Pakistan is determined to eliminate terrorism at the earliest by exploiting all available resources.

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  5. Terrorism common AfPak enemy: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Nation

    Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that building stable and cooperative relations with all countries of the region, including Afghanistan is part of his vision of a peaceful neighborhood. He said this while talking to Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi, who called on him at the PM House here on Thursday morning.

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  6. Building cooperative relations with Afghanistan is part of my vision: PM : March 13, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said building stable and cooperative relations with all countries of the region including Afghanistan was part of his vision of a peaceful neighbourhood. According to a PM house statement, he was talking to Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi who called on him here at the PM House.

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  7. Pakistan desires stable, cooperative relations with neighbouring countries: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Daily Times

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said that building stable and cooperative relations with all countries of the region including Afghanistan was part of his vision of a peaceful neighborhood. According to a PM house statement, he was talking to Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi who called on him here at the PM House.

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  8. 10 Things to Know for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Turnto10.com

    Clinton conceded that she should have used a government email to conduct business as secretary of state, saying her... . In this Tuesday, March 3, 2015 photo, taxi driver Sara Bahai, 40, right, waits for customers in Mazar-i Sharif city, capital of northern Balkh province, Afghanistan.

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  9. Afghan forces kill 25 Taliban militantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Newkerala.com

    Police backed by the army have killed more than two dozen Taliban militants during operations across Afghanistan, the interior ministry said on Wednesday. "Afghan national police in conjunction with the army and National Directorate for Security conducted series of operations in Parwan, Baghlan, Takhar, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Jowzjan, Balkh, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Paktiya, Herat, Farah and Helmand provinces over the past 24 hours during which 25 armed Taliban members have been killed," the ministry said in a statement.

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  10. Funds boost agreed to help Afghans returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Nation

    Afghanistan, Pakistan and UN refugee agency on Wednesday agreed to undertake joint fund raising campaigns for enabling Afghan refugees in Pakistan to return to their native country as Afghanistan alone cannot absorb tens of thousands of refugees. Representatives of the governments of Afghanistan, Pakistan and the UNHCR during the 25th Tripartite Commission held on Wednesday reaffirmed their commitment to the principle of voluntary repatriation but opined that the refugees needed to be financially sound once they return to native towns and villages.

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  11. Sole Afghan woman taxi driver steers changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The China Post

    SHARIF, Afghanistan -- Sara Bahai's decision to become Afghanistan's only known female taxi driver was motivated less by ideals of equality than by the need to support an extended family - and a love of driving that has confined her conservative detractors to the rear-view mirror. She still remembers her first time behind the wheel, shortly after the Taliban were driven from power in the 2001 U.S.-led invasion.

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  12. Pakistan to register 1.4 million Afghan refugees: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Daily Star

    An elderly Afghan refugee sits near her belongings after authorities razed her house in the slums of Islamabad, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan plans to register the 1.4 million Afghan refugees currently living in the country illegally over the next four months, a minister said Wednesday.

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  13. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Clinton conceded that she should have used a government email to conduct business as secretary of state, saying her... . In this Tuesday, March 3, 2015 photo, taxi driver Sara Bahai, 40, right, waits for customers in Mazar-i Sharif city, capital of northern Balkh province, Afghanistan.

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  14. Woman taxi driver steers changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Iol.co.za

    For Sara Bahai, becoming Afghanistan s first and only woman taxi driver in living memory was a pragmatic step rather than a brave one. Picture: Mustafa Najafizada Sara Bahai's decision to become Afghanistan's only known female taxi driver was motivated less by ideals of equality than by the need to support an extended family - and a love of driving that has confined her conservative detractors to the rear-view mirror.

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  15. 10 things to know for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Clinton conceded that she should have used a government email to conduct business as secretary of state, saying her... . In this Tuesday, March 3, 2015 photo, taxi driver Sara Bahai, 40, right, waits for customers in Mazar-i Sharif city, capital of northern Balkh province, Afghanistan.

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  16. Afghanistan's only woman taxi driver steers changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Erie Times News

    In this Tuesday, March 3, 2015 photo, Afghan taxi driver, Sara Bahai, 40, right, waits for customers in Mazar-i Sharif city, capital of northern Balkh province, Afghanistan. For Bahai, becoming Afghanistan"TMs first and only woman taxi driver in living memory was a pragmatic step rather than a brave one.

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  17. 2015 timeline for Afghans' return not to be extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Nation

    Pakistan has expressed satisfaction on Afghan government's efforts to develop a comprehensive plan for return of Afghan refugees from Pakistan within the agreed 2015 timeline which Islamabad says would not be extended. Talking to Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation Syed Hussain Alemi Balkhi here on Tuesday, Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz reiterated Pakistan's commitment to the principle of voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees.

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  18. 74 militants killed, 49 injured in Afghanistan: gov'tRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | Xinhuanet

    About 74 Taliban militants have been killed as security forces carried out cleanup operations in different provinces within the last 24 hours, said the Afghan Interior Ministry on Tuesday. "The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Parwan, Baghlan, Takhar, Kunduz, Badakhshan, Sari Pul, Jawzjan, Balkh, Kandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Logar, Ghazni, Paktia, Herat, Farah and Helmand provinces.

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  19. PESHAWAR: Islamabad, Kabul to document unregistered AfghansRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | Asia News Network

    Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to set up a joint committee to work out a mechanism for documentation of unregistered Afghan nationals. But Islamabad has made it clear to Kabul that it has no intention to grant further extension to the refugees beyond the December 31 deadline, a senior government official, who attended a meeting between the two sides on Monday, told Dawn .

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  20. Afghan minister in Islamabad to discuss - expulsion' of refugees : March 10, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation, Sayed Hussain Alimi Balkhi, opened talks in Pakistan on Monday about alleged arrests and expulsion of Afghan refugees. Authorities in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province had started a campaign against unregistered Afghan refugees after the Taliban attacked an army school in Peshawar on Dec. 16, which left over 150 people dead, including 135 children.

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