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  1. Australia should use its defence investment where it can make the best returnRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    A bingo of sorts can be played with the official statements, or indeed most times a member of Parliament rises to speak about Australia's longest war. Making progress? Tick.

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  2. Former US General calls for targeting terrorist havens in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Nation

    Washington- Observing that the terrorist safe havens inside Pakistan, including those of the Haqqani network, pose a major security threat to Afghanistan, a former top American general has called for targeting "terrorist sanctuaries." "We have got to step up to what two Presidents have failed to do and that is deal with these sanctuaries in Pakistan from which intelligence, support and training for operations inside Afghanistan comes," Gen John M Keane told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during a Congressional hearing.

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  3. Afghans arrest commander of group that claimed killing Swedish journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  4. The four Saudi princesses: Obama mum on plight of Muslim womenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New York Post

    President Obama, who chose not to join France's march for freedom, cut his state visit to democratic, nuclear India short in order to stop in Saudi Arabia Tuesday to pay his respects to the new king, Salman al-Saud, upon the death of King Abdullah . Is this an urgent state matter or a matter of Realpolitik? Not necessarily.

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  5. Will Abbott be rolled?Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Kiwiblog

    ... Bishop does not. As Abbott was announcing the knighthood of Prince Philip, the Foreign Minister was in Kabul, Afghanistan, wearing a helmet and ballistic vest, talking to the troops. This was just 24 hours after a huge roadside bomb went off near ...

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  6. From gardens to garbage for Afghan capitalRead the original story

    Monday | TurkishPress.com

    The first snow of winter laid a white sheet over Kabul on Sunday, providing a temporary cover for the pollution building in the Afghan capital. Kabul is a more than 4,000-year old city once known as a city of gardens; now it is among the world's five most polluted capital cities, according to the U.S.-based Environmental Performance Index.

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  7. Julie Bishop Meets Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan Urges West To Keep TroopsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop made a surprise visit to Afghanistan to meet its newly appointed president, Ashraf Ghani. The Afghan president asked the Western forces to stay in his country.

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  8. India flexing its muscleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Times

    Soon after becoming president in September 2014, Ashraf Ghani signalled changing the dynamics of Afghanistan's relationship with Pakistan from an adversarial one to one of friendship The Indian policy articulated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his National Security Advisor , Ajit Doval, ostensibly seeks to protect India's national interest regardless of what another power thinks, not to throw a lifeline to Pakistan or its leaders for its survival and not to worry about the sensitivities of Indian Muslims vis--vis their relationship with Pakistan.

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  9. Gates, UK take lead in $7.5 bln pledge for children's vaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  10. Swedish officer sparks Facebook debate over ISIS getting govt assistance over returning veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    A Swedish officer on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan wants to see more government consideration for his fellow veterans upon his return home than what is being planned for former Islamic State fighters. Fredrik Brandberg, an officer major at Resolute Support in Kabul, knows there is no job waiting for him when he returns to his native country after serving his third term in Afghanistan.

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  11. US suspends aid contractor for funding 'misconduct'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... receive winter relief assistance donated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kabul, Afghanistan, January 7, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it had suspended ...

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  12. Is it time for Abbott to go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    ... Bishop does not. As Abbott was announcing the knighthood of Prince Philip, the Foreign Minister was in Kabul, Afghanistan, wearing a helmet and ballistic vest, talking to the troops. This was just 24 hours after a huge roadside bomb went off near ...

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  13. Obama's Paris No-Show, Snubbing Sisi's Reforms: Two Messages to the Muslim WorldRead the original story

    Yesterday | Accuracy In Media

    Symbols matter throughout the world, but no more so than in the Middle East. So President Obama's no-show in Paris, where an unprecedented million-and-a-half people marched, with over 40 world leaders to show the world that they will not be intimidated by Islamic terrorism, was an embarrassment for all Americans, and one that's likely to cause more problems.

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  14. Julie Bishop hears 'compelling' case for Australian forces to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    About 400 Australian troops remain in Afghanistan and some in Kabul were visited by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop at the weekend. Australia will decide its future military presence in Afghanistan beyond a planned withdrawal in 2016 after negotiations later this year with Western allies.

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  15. Julie Bishop meets new Afghan presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    ROAD rage could be to blame for a man's sudden death following a minor collision in a suburban car park. A FATHER who thought his two daughters were fat and forced them to go on a diet and practice skiing has been sentenced to jail for abuse.

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  16. Julie Bishop visits military personnel in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    During the unannounced trip to the region, Ms Bishop also met with representatives of the newly formed government in Kabul. "We have made sacrifices here and we intend to continue to support the Afghan government as it seeks to restore peace and security and stability and ultimately prosperity for the people of Afghanistan.

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  17. Meet the Female CEO Making a Big Impact in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Forbes.com

    I manage Made by Many's New York office. Headquartered in London, Made by Many is an innovation company that helps global brands invent new digital products that result in stronger customer relationships and new revenue streams.

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  18. Afghan troops desperate for air supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Peninsula

    A member of the Afghan Air Force crew performs a system check on a helicopter before flight at the military airport in Kabul. KABUL: Afghanistan's armed forces are so short of combat-ready aircraft that, late last year, they began fitting machine guns and rockets to Russian-made Mi-17 transport helicopters, dubbed "flying tractors", to bolster their air power.

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  19. Quality junk food in Kabul? Harder to find now at the legendary Bush Bazaar.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Christian Science Monitor

    An Afghan vegetable vendor drinks tea at a bazaar in the city of Ghazni southwest of Kabul August 8, 2007. Just off one of Kabul's main thoroughfares and a short walk down a muddy alley sits a tiny, open-air market known as the "Bush Bazaar."

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  20. Wounded Warrior Project brings vets to Keystone for adaptive skiingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Grand Junction Free Press

    ... "Service Dog Do Not Pet" on Arthur's vest - it sits next to a patch for the Fabulous Bombay Lounge in Kabul, Afghanistan - the two girls ran their fingers through his fur, laughed, then got back to cinching their ski boots. Over the past two years, ...

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