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

    Monday Jan 26 | 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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  2. MomentumIS Everybody Happy?Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  3. Afghanistan anti-Charlie Hebdo protest draws 20,000, biggest rally yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Straits Times

    At least 20,000 people protested in the western Afghan city of Herat on Friday against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. The demonstrators burned French flags, chanted death slogans against France and demanded Paris apologise to Muslims in Afghanistan's biggest rally yet against the weekly.

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  4. Palm Beach Money: PNC Bank and "Women of Vision"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Palm Beach Daily News

    I was fortunate enough to attend a media sneak peek of the "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" exhibition at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre, today, Jan. 20. If at all possible, make it a point to find the time to visit this exhibition that showcases the extraordinary work of 11 award-winning female photographers.

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  5. 'The Dogs' an unflinching account of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    If the trend holds, there soon will be a shelf of books explaining why the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan was a misadventure or worse. Into that crowded field comes Graeme Smith's "The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan."

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  6. Armenian Peacekeepers Head To Germany, Then To AfghanistanRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Groong

    ARMENIAN PEACEKEEPERS HEAD TO GERMANY, THEN TO AFGHANISTAN Central Asia General Newswire January 13, 2015 Tuesday 2:14 PM MSK YEREVAN. Jan 13 A unit of 65 peacekeepers from the Armenian Armed Forces left for Germany last Sunday to undergo monthly training courses, and will travel on to Afghanistan afterwards.

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  7. Don't Let Burqas Fool You: Ghani Says Afghan Women Know CoutureRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Bloomberg

    Just because for decades many Afghan women have worn shapeless burqas that leave only their eyes showing doesn't mean they can't be fashion-forward. President Mohammed Ashraf Ghani thinks they can: He's pitched world leaders on the idea that Afghanistan is just the place to sew couturiers' latest designs.

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

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  9. Doughnuts, photo-ops denote today's US-Pakistan ties : January 14, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Congratulations to the prime minister who also moonlights as foreign minister of Pakistan that the old friend of Pakistan, John Kerry, visited the twin cities. Though there is little to celebrate in the long joint statement by the two top diplomats, his visit brought much-needed downpour to end the winter drought in the twin.

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

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  11. Watchdog: Afghanistan unable to properly track, pay policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Washington Post

    Afghanistan is unable to adequately track personnel and pay within its police force despite more than 13 years and billions of dollars of outside assistance, a U.S. watchdog said Monday, highlighting concerns about security forces as the United States and other Western nations withdraw. In a new audit report, the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction , an independent U.S. government body, said the United States, United Nations and NATO also bear responsibility for failing to resolve persistent weaknesses in the Afghan Interior Ministry's management of police units across the country.

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  12. Q&A: Tamim Ansary On Life, Regrets, Travel, And The Last Book He'll Ever WriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Switched

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  13. China Creates New Avenue for Afghan Peace TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Wall Street Journal

    Former Taliban militants talk with an Afghan Army official as they surrender their weapons during a reconciliation ceremony in Kandahar on Monday. China has taken the unusual step of a hosting a delegation of Afghan Taliban officials, creating a potential new avenue for peace negotiations between the insurgents and the government in Kabul.

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  14. U.S. Military Says No Change In Afghan Withdrawal TimelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Weekday Magazine

    The U.S. military says the timeline for further decreases in troop numbers in Afghanistan has not changed after President Ashraf Ghani suggested the plans should be "reexamined." A Pentagon spokesman, U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, said on January 5 that the U.S. "plan remains in effect and there have been no changes to the drawdown timeline."

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  15. U.S. Spent $65 Mil to Help Afghan Women Escape Repression, No Clue if it HelpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Judicial Watch

    In the latest of many scandals involving U.S. aid for Afghan social issues, tens of millions of American taxpayer dollars have been wasted on programs to supposedly assist women in the Islamic country escape repression yet we have no idea if it's made a difference because there's no accountability or follow up. During a two-year period from 2011 to 2013 the U.S. blew $64.8 million on 652 projects, programs and initiatives to support Afghan women though details of how the money was spent and the effectiveness of the costly experiments aren't available, according to a federal audit.

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  16. Taliban sees opportunity to gain ground in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Fox News

    Even though NATO's mission in Afghanistan formally ended last week, there are growing indications the war there is far from over. Fox News National Security Analyst KT McFarland spoke to Ambassador James Jeffrey and James Carafano about the country's security outlook.

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  17. Security beefed up at India airports after hijack alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Security has been beefed up at major airports in India following warnings of a possible hijack attempt after Indian intelligence agencies said militants could be looking to hijack Air India flights that are going from New Delhi to Kabul in Afghanistan. An Indian paramilitary soldier keeps vigil at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport in Ahmedabad on Oct 24. NEW DELHI: Passengers have been advised to reach airports in India, especially in the capital New Delhi, well ahead of departure due to the multiple security checks in place since the weekend.

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  18. Afghanistan's first lady steps into public eye with rural aid effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Los Angeles Times

    To reach this remote district, a nine-person team from the Afghan presidential palace recently drove across rough, mountainous terrain where rock-covered paths turned to icy roads that repeatedly pushed their Toyota pickups to their limits. When they reached a high school in Ruyi Du Ab, a two-hour drive from the capital of the northern province of Samangan, hundreds of men lined up to receive flour, sugar, rice, cooking oil, dates, blankets and rugs.

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  19. Peace campaigner Maya's Xmas visit to war zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Sussex Express

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  20. Wish you were in... KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Iol.co.za

    Despite the British Foreign Office advising against all but essential travel to the war-torn country, adventure trips to the region are becoming increasingly popular, specialist tour operators said. Wild Frontiers has seen bookings to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraqi Kurdistan double in the past year despite ongoing political turmoil.

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