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  1. Afghani women's cricket team suppressed by traditions and extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Nation

    The story of Afghan cricket is a rare bright spot in the troubled country's recent past, full of unlikely successes and glory that have helped unify a divided nation. Unless you're a woman player.

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  2. Threats, bombs and tradition obstructing Afghan women's cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Taliban threats and conservative beliefs are preventing women's cricket in Afghanistan, where it is believed that women should not compete in public. The story of Afghan cricket is a rare bright spot in the troubled country's recent past, full of unlikely successes and glory that have helped unify a divided nation.

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  3. Afghani women's cricket team suppressed by traditions and extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    The story of Afghan cricket is a rare bright spot in the troubled country's recent past, full of unlikely successes and glory that have helped unify a divided nation. Unless you're a woman player.

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  4. Obama Should Slow Afghanistan Drawdown to Ensure Country's StabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | US News & World Report

    On Dec. 8, the U.S. and NATO combat missions in Afghanistan officially ended, in keeping with the President Barack Obama's May announcement that just 9,800 troops will remain in 2015 to train the Afghan National Security Forces and support counterterrorism operations. In 2016, that number is slated to fall to 5,500, and America's presence in Afghanistan will be a "normal embassy presence in Kabul" by the time the Obama administration ends.

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  5. U.S. sends 4 Afghans back home from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Erie Times News

    The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Obama administration officials said they worked quickly to fulfill the request from Ghani, in office just three months, to return the four -- long cleared for release -- as a kind of reconciliation and mark of improved U.S.-Afghan relations.

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

    Saturday Dec 20 | 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. The Unspeakable in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Common Dreams

    Young girls in Afghanistan await a shipment of humanitarian aid in their village in the Gozorah district of Herat province in this ISAF photo. Sadly, writes Kennelly, " even basic humanitarian aid has become militarized and politicized" during more than thirteen years of war in the country.

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  8. Doing the Kabul DiscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Comic book writer, Nicolas Wild, finds inspiration in the Indo-European world, and has earned critical acclaim with titles such as the Kabul Disco series. Now, in the city for Mumbai Comic Con 2014, the writer chats with the guide about his craft, his love for India and his recent work on the Parsi community Travelling to new places changes my perception of the world and awakens my senses and imagination.

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  9. Japan, U.S. delay defense guideline revision due to collective defenseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Xinhuanet

    Japan and the United States announced Friday that they will delay the revision of their defense guidelines planned in the end of this year until the first half of 2015 so as to keep in step with Japan's legislation over the right to collective self-defense, according to local media. The guideline revision is expected to come in May or later in 2015 as the government here is likely to submit relevant security legislation to a Diet session after nationwide local election slated for April, Japan's Kyodo News quoted a government official as saying.

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  10. Revealed: Pentagon's 'Imprudent Spending' On Afghans Gem IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | International Business Times

    An Afghan vendor wears rings on his fingers to attract customers ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Fitr in Kabul September 9, 2010. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset, and will be celebrated in Afghanistan on Friday.

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  11. Murray takes it all in his strideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Yahoo!

    There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy St. Vincent - so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling - that is seemingly innocuous yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a performer. The film, about a gruffly comedic Vietnam vet and his unlikely friendship with a young boy, has ended, its drama complete.

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  12. Afghan bid 'act of self-delusion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

    Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles said ministers and military commanders engaged in an "act of collective self-delusion" about the chances of success in Afghanistan Ministers, military commanders and civil servants engaged in a "massive act of collective self-delusion" about the prospects for success in Afghanistan, a former UK diplomat said. Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, a former ambassador in Kabul and special representative for the foreign secretary in Pakistan and Afghanistan, also criticised civilian officials and ministers for lacking the "moral courage" to stand up to military top brass about plans for the country.

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

    Monday Dec 15 | 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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  14. 13:00 Afghan Chief Executive Officer invites Joomart Otorbayev to visit AfghanistanRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | AkiPress

    Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev met with Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah in the framework of the Council of the Heads of Government of the SCO Member States session in Astana . Abdullah Abdullah thus invited Joomart Otorbayev to visit Afghanistan, and noticed the positive experience in training Afghan specialists in universities of Kyrgyzstan.

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  15. Former German politician, Ernst Albrecht, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    Former German politician, Ernst Albrecht, has died aged 84. His daughter, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced his death during an official visit to Afghanistan. His daughter, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, confirmed he had died whilst she was on an official visit in Afghanistan.

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  16. US needs to show it's still top dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | BBC News

    Once upon a time the job of president of the United States seemed clear-cut: you knew who the enemy was, and you knew you had the economic and military measure of them. Compared with him, China's Xi Jinping looks like a decidedly local political chieftain with a big chequebook, but with nothing very serious in the way of firepower.

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  17. Hedvig Alexander outshines embattled spouse: GoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Toronto Star

    In a nation truly committed to gender equality, it wouldn't matter that Hedvig Alexander - an army captain with ISAF, a military observer in Georgia, a diplomat at the Danish embassy in Moscow, the manager of a large urban regeneration project in Kabul and a master's graduate of Yale University - is married to one of the most controversial ministers in the federal cabinet. In today's Canada, it does.

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  18. Hearing the voices and heeding the lessons of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Daily Republic

    Every so often it's worthwhile to listen to a voice from the past, especially when the words are still relevant and belong to a former government official discussing hard lessons. "Once we had committed our own manpower and our own blood and so on, we were into a quagmire there that was not only expensive in terms of human life but expensive in terms of U.S. prestige."

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  19. US says no longer has any detainees in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Yahoo!

    The United States has pulled out of all prisons in Afghanistan and no longer holds any detainees, a US official said Wednesday. Asking not to be named, the official confirmed to AFP that after a careful review by the Pentagon and the State Department, the last "third-country nationals" in US custody in Afghanistan had been transferred and the US military no longer operates any detention facilities there.

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    Wednesday Dec 10 | Al Bawaba

    Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is marking a successful year of service to Kabul, having carried more than 112,000 passengers on the route since flights began in December 2013. Over the past year, the Dubai-Kabul service provided an opportunity for many Afghans and expatriates living overseas to visit the country whilst experiencing Emirates' renowned service and product.

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