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  1. 40 Years from SaigonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | American Thinker

    Forty years ago, Saigon fell to communist North Vietnam. Images of terrified South Vietnamese clambering to the roof of the U.S. embassy, and Vietnamese helicopter pilots ferrying them to ships and then pushing the helicopters overboard to make room for more refugees are still heart-wrenching.

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  2. Pitch for place in Afghan-Pak transit pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, April 20: India has made its strongest pitch yet to join a key transit pact between Afghanistan and Pakistan that could connect Calcutta to Central Asia and isolate Islamabad on a strategic agreement it has so far opposed. Amar Sinha, India's ambassador in Kabul, has written to the Afghan foreign ministry formally stating that New Delhi is willing to sign on the agreement that would allow Indian trucks access to Central Asia through Afghanistan, senior officials said.

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  3. Author Nasir Shansab Writes of Afghanistan War TurmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PRWeb

    Silent Trees is an enthralling political and personal fiction that gives the reader what Shansab calls 'a glimpse inside the soul of Afghanistan and the dangers of the unchecked pursuit of power.' - Masatoshi Asaoka, Diplomatic Courier Nasir Shansab was once Afghanistan's leading industrialist before he was forced to leave the country in 1975.

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  4. A decade later, Qudrat's gift goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Indianapolis Star

    A decade later, Qudrat's gift goes on A tiny refugee's story - and his 'grandparents' in Brownsburg - inspired $300K in aid for his Afghan village. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1G5Qjo6 Qudrat Wardak says goodbye to host family Roberta and Jim Graham moments before boarding the plane headed to Dallas, then Germany and finally his homeland of Afghanistan.

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  5. His side, her side and 600 strangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    KABUL, Afghanistan>> When Shafiqullah walked into his wedding celebration, he was surprised to find 600 extra people in the room, none of whom he recognized. "If I didn't serve them, it would have caused me dishonor and taken away all happiness from my wedding day," explained Shafiqullah, a genial 31-year-old car salesman.

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  6. Kashmir's Heroin HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Slate Magazine

    A drug user demonstrates how "brown sugar," a smokable form of heroin, is inhaled, in Srinagar, India, in December 2014. Each Friday, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe.

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  7. Pakistan and Afghanistan Report Progress in Trade TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Voice of America

    Pakistan says it will build modern land ports this year at the two main border crossings with Afghanistan to speed movement of goods and people. After extensive talks with Afghan officials in Kabul, visiting Pakistani Commerce Minister Khuram Dastagir Khan said they made good progress on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Trade and Transit Agreement and "the progress is going to accelerate in the months to come."

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

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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. Visit of new Afghan president to Canada quietly scrubbed amid Iraq debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani listens to a question from the audience at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A series of diplomatic sources say Afghanistan's newly-elected president, Ghani, was prepared to stop in Canada following his recent trip to Washington, but the Canadian government quietly backed away from the plan before it was finalized.

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  10. Afghanistan aims to get access to Europe through AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Today.Az

    The relations between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan have been actively developing in recent times. The countries are examining the prospects for cooperation in various spheres of economy.

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  11. New Afghan president's visit to Canada quietly scrapped amid Iraq debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Globe and Mail

    Sources tell The Canadian Press a plan for a two-day stopover was sketched out by the Canadian embassy in Kabul and the Afghan foreign ministry, and that newly elected president Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzi had "responded positively" to the idea of a two-day trip for talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Sources tell The Canadian Press a plan for a two-day stopover was sketched out by the Canadian embassy in Kabul and the Afghan foreign ministry, and that newly elected president Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzi had "responded positively" to the idea of a two-day trip for talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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  12. New Afghan president's visit to Canada scrubbed amid Iraq debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | CBC News

    A series of diplomatic sources say Afghanistan's newly-elected president, Ashraf Ghani, was prepared to stop in Canada following his recent trip to Washington, but the Canadian government quietly backed away from the plan before it was finalized. Stephen Lecce, a spokesman for the prime minister's office, denied anything official had been prepared for the new president who was elected following a closely fought campaign last year.

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  13. Visit of new Afghan president scrubbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Chilliwack Times

    Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani listens to a question from the audience at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A series of diplomatic sources say Afghanistan's newly-elected president, Ghani, was prepared to stop in Canada following his recent trip to Washington, but the Canadian government quietly backed away from the plan before it was finalized.

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  14. Afghanistan aims to get access to Europe through AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Trend

    The relations between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan have been actively developing in recent times. The countries are examining the prospects for cooperation in various spheres of economy.

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  15. Chinese demands, rebels and Buddhist ruins stall Afghan copper dreamRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Reuters

    China and Afghanistan remain deadlocked over a stalled $3 billion copper mine five months after Beijing demanded royalties be slashed by almost a half, underlining Kabul's struggles to support itself as foreign aid dries up. The copper, lying beneath the ruins of an ancient Buddhist city, is one of the world's largest untapped deposits.

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

    Friday Apr 10 | 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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  17. When Ghani visits, India should welcome thaw between Kabul and Islamabad.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Indian Express

    Speaking in Kolkata last month, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit reportedly said: "We are glad that things are changing between Pakistan and Afghanistan in a constructive way. But we are not against India-Afghanistan relations."

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  18. The most powerful passports in the world revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Daily Mail

    On the water with the sea gipsies: Intimate portraits capture life of Borneo's Bajau children who live their whole lives on the ocean King of your own castle! Imposing palaces and stately homes that tourists can stay in Blood-spattered windows, mould in the bathroom and filthy bed linen: Young mother leaves 500 Pontins trip early after disastrous first holiday with autistic son 'Are your tanks filled with orca tears?': SeaWorld Twitter campaign backfires as marine park hashtag #AskSeaWorld is hijacked by animal rights campaigners Terrifying machete stunts, breathtaking scenery and food poisoning! TV host David Brain reveals what REALLY happens when travelling the world to film talent show World's Most Talented The sunken treasures of Greece: From World War II wrecks to technicolour fish, some of the best sights in Messina sit beneath the waves Souk up the sun: Lose yourself in the hustle ... (more)

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  19. The changing face of Kolkata's KabuliwalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Rediff.com

    I could not speak properly and remembered my mother's admonition that I shouldn't go to my village in Afghanistan," recalls Zaffar Khan, 29, of the time he was caught and frisked by the Taliban on a secluded highway on his way to Paktika, his village, 140 km from Kabul. Son of a quintessential Kabuliwala, an Afghan engaged in the business of lending money in Kolkata, Zaffar, then just 24, was in his country to promote the sport of rugby on the invitation of the Afghanistan government.

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  20. The place Aussies shouldn't visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | NEWS.com.au

    AUSSIES are warned away from this place, which is plagued by war and drugs. But as one traveller found out, there's a secret hidden in the dark.

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