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  1. Farmed and dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Afghan growers are ignoring Taliban threats and supplying Hong Kong importer and restaurateur Todd Darling with a wealth of organic produce F&B entrepreneur Todd Darling is a hardened traveller, but a recent trip to Afghanistan was even out of his comfort zone. While many organic food evangelists are willing to go far in search of produce, few are willing to travel in an armoured car with a security detail.

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  2. The Afghan girls forced to live as BOYS: Families make their...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The Afghan girls forced to live as BOYS: Families make their daughters dress, act and play like males - all for fear of being shunned because they have no sons With regular football matches to enjoy, a posse of cheerful sisters and a successful mother making a name for herself in the Afghan parliament, life for Mehran Rafaat, seven, is good. But though he might look like a happy little boy, Mehran is actually a girl and, like many others, has been made to live a lie in order to spare his family's blushes.

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  3. Gov. Haslam travels to Germany, Afghanistan with Council of GovernorsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam traveled to Germany and Afghanistan over the weekend, where he met with military leaders and troops. Haslam took the trip as a newly appointed member of the nation's Council of Governors.

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  4. Afghan Deal Rekindles Questions on U.S. Pace in LeavingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    The signing of a long-delayed security agreement marks both an end and a beginning for the U.S. in Afghanistan . While it ends months of uncertainty about whether the Afghan government would agree on ground rules for U.S. forces to remain in the war-torn country after this year, it also reopens a debate over how fast the remaining American troops should pull out.

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  5. TajikistanRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | State Department

    Tajikistan is a small land-locked country that borders Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, China, and Afghanistan and is home to some of the highest mountains in the world. Tajikistan is the poorest of the former Soviet republics in Central Asia.

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  6. Market MoverTIGER, Tiger, Burning Bright: Lessons from Carner and HoganRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2009 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires. Afghans are not just tenacious fighters, they are equally tenacious when it comes to corruption and playing every possible angle for fun and profit.

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  7. Press Releases: U.S.-India Cooperation on Promoting Women's EmpowermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | State Department

    The United States and India believe that the empowerment of women and girls is essential for sustained prosperity, peace, and progress in society. The two countries partner on a range of programs and joint initiatives to strengthen women's economic and political participation; to prevent and respond to gender-based violence; and through a new focus on adolescent girls, the two countries will work together to enable young women to lead lives as healthy and productive citizens.

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  8. Governor Haslam Travels To Afghanistan And GermanyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Chattanoogan.com

    Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam traveled to Germany and Afghanistan over the weekend, where he met with military leaders and troops.

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  9. Afghanistan, U.S. sign security dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KMBC-TV

    A fourth plane crashes in a field near the town of Shanksville, Pa., after passengers storm the cockpit. The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December deadline to withdraw.

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  10. Afghanistan signs Bilateral Security Agreement with U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Big News Network.com

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A day after Afghanistan's first democratically-elected president was sworn in, the new government signed a much delayed security agreement with the U.S. and NATO. Afghanistan's newly-appointed national security adviser, Hanif Atmar, and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham signed the Bilateral Security Agreement on Tuesday afternoon at the presidential palace in Kabul.

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  11. Afghanistan signs deal keeping U.S. troops beyond 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday | Valley News Live

    The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December deadline to withdraw. The deal was signed by Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham during a ceremony in Kabul.

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  12. We Finally Have a Security Agreement With Afghanistan- - What's Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | National Journal

    After almost a year of delays, U.S. and Afghan officials will sign a bilateral security agreement Tuesday that will allow nearly 10,000 U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan after the end of the year. Not all U.S. troops are coming home.

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Savannah Coffee Roasters has been manufacturing and roasting beans for more than a century in its namesake city, but it only re-emerged as a local coffee shop seven months ago. "In fact it was quite funny, because we ship our coffee all over America, and probably more people knew about the company in the last ten years than the local people," new owner Lori Collins laughed.

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  14. Ghani takes oath as new Afghan chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Peninsula

    Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani administers oath to Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah and his deputies Muhammad Khan and Muhammad Mohaqiq during Ghani's swearing-in ceremony as president in Kabul yesterday. KABUL: Ashraf Ghani, a one-time US-based academic, was sworn in as new president of Afghanistan yesterday and used his inaugural speech to call for Taliban insurgents to join peace talks after 13 years of war.

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  15. Afghanistan's New President Sworn InRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Sofia News Agency

    The swearing-in ceremony of Ashraf Ghani as Afghan President has marked the first democratic transfer of power in the country. "I am not better than anyone from among you.

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  16. Nevada Gov. Sandoval: Keep Military Force in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | News Max

    As a new president took control of Afghanistan on Monday, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged President Barack Obama to keep a military advisory force in the trouble-torn country to "ensure security in the homeland." The popular Republican, who's making a surprise trip to Afghanistan with other U.S. governors, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal by phone from Kabul that an American troop contingent must remain to prevent the Taliban terror group from gaining a foothold there similar to the Islamic State in Iraq .

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  17. Afghanistan's new government set to sign BSA on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Stars and Stripes

    John Podesta, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, speaks to reporters at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sept. 29, 2014, as U.S. Ambdassador James Cunningham, left, listens.

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  18. Afghanistan to sign US troop deal Tuesday: Ghani aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Under the deal, the US deployment in Afghanistan will be scaled back to around 9,800 by the start of 2015. Those forces will be halved by the end of 2015, before being reduced to a normal embassy presence by the end of 2016.

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  19. Afghanistan to sign US security agreement on Tuesday : September 29, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Daily Times

    Afghanistan on Tuesday will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the United States to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year, a US embassy spokeswoman said. The spokeswoman said that Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani would sign the agreement in the morning at the presidential palace in the capital, Kabul.

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  20. New Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's transformation and winning strategyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Los Angeles Times

    Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani at the Independent Electoral Commission in Kabul on Sept. 26. Ghani is to be sworn in on Sept.

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