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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. Holidaymakers' misery as boat people from Syria and Afghanistan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Holidaymakers' misery as boat people from Syria and Afghanistan seeking asylum set up migrant camp to turn popular Greek island of Kos into 'disgusting' hellhole Migrants are descending on the Greek holiday island of Kos. Some 1,200 refugees have arrived in the last few days They've taken over a derelict hotel with makeshift beds, no running water and are washing with a hose on the street Summer break a 'nightmare' for British holidaymakers, who 'won't be coming back if it's a refugee camp next year' Boat people from Syria and Afghanistan and British holidaymakers have clashed on Kos - as migrants have turned the Greek island, popular with cheap package deals, into a 'disgusting' hellhole.

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  3. President Obama marks first Memorial Day in 14 years without major US warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    President Barack Obama on Monday honored soldiers who died in Afghanistan, during his annual speech at Arlington national cemetery on Memorial Day. Though troops remain stationed in Afghanistan , it was the first time in 14 years that the US had celebrated the holiday while not engaged in a major ground war.

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  4. NATO hopes to keep a base in Afghanistan, U.S. general saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Washington Post

    The leaders of the United States and other NATO nations are intensifying discussions about future support for Afghanistan, probably meaning at least some American troops will remain here well after President Obama leaves office, a U.S. Army general said Saturday. Gen. John F. Campbell, commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, said that NATO military commanders plan to establish a base in Kabul to help distribute aid, facilitate weapons sales and continue efforts to train Afghan security forces.

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  5. Link About It: This Week's Picks: Obama's own Twitter account,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Cool Hunting

    Award-winning photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson's powerful " Skate Girls of Kabul " series is currently on display at London's National Portrait Gallery and is set to be published in an upcoming book. Dobson traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan to capture the inspiring story of the organization Skateistan, which empowers young Afghan girls through the usually male-dominated sport of skateboarding.

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  6. Link About It: Songs That Make Us CryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Cool Hunting

    After asking listeners to send in songs that make them cry, NPR trawled through 7,000+ tracks and found that though some of the results were expected, others weren't. While "Adagio for Strings" sounds like it was composed to make people misty eyed, "Highway to Hell" perhaps doesn't.

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  7. Link About It: A Futuristic Flag for EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Cool Hunting

    When American astronauts first landed on the moon, it seemed natural to plant the flag of the United States. But what happens when an international team of space-explorers venture beyond our orbit? They'll be representing their own nations, but also the entire planet Earth.

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  8. Link About It: Mind-Controlled Prosthetic LimbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Cool Hunting

    The latest installation of The New York Times' video series "Robotica" examines the ongoing development of mind-controlled prosthetic limbs. The video follows the life of 59-year-old Les Baugh-who lost both of his arms in an electrical accident when he was a teenager-as he helps Johns Hopkins University engineers test the latest technological marvel, Modular Prosthetic Limbs .

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  9. Link About It: The Skate Girls of KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Cool Hunting

    Award-winning photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson's powerful "Skate Girls of Kabul" series is currently on display at London's National Portrait Gallery and is set to be published in an upcoming book. Dobson traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan to capture the inspiring story of the organization Skateistan, which empowers young Afghan girls through the usually male-dominated sport of skateboarding.

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  10. Russia flexes Central Asia military might amid Afghan fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | DefenceTalk News

    Russia has deployed hundreds of troops for drills in Central Asia with its ex-Soviet allies in a show of force as anxiety grows over a surge in fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan. Around 2,500 personnel from the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organisation are taking part in joint exercises due to run to Wednesday in Tajikistan.

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

    Sunday May 17 | 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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  12. Afghan Forces With Mock Rifles Threaten Obama's Withdrawal PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Bloomberg

    Afghan soldiers hold wooden mock-rifles during a drill at camp Shaheen, a training facility for the Afghan National Army, located west of Mazar-e Sharif, on Dec. 13, 2014. Photographer: John MacDougall/AFP via Getty Images When the Taliban attacked Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province last month, some police officers panicked, abandoning their roadside checkpoints without alerting nearby army units.

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  13. Gunmen storm Kabul hotel popular with foreignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Trend

    Gunfire has resumed as Afghan security forces have begun a clearance operation in the Park Palace guesthouse in Kabul attacked by gunmen, Sputniknew s reported. Earlier a guesthouse in Kabul popular with foreigners was stormed by gunmen armed with pistols and AK47, Afghan security officials said.

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  14. Leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan discuss bilateral ties, regional situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Daily Times

    KABUL Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday discussed at length bilateral ties and regional situation as they met here at the Presidential Palace. The meeting was aimed at further strengthening the positive momentum in bilateral relations and helps intensify common endeavors in the pursuit of durable peace, stability and prosperity in the region, a statement from the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul said.

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  15. The BurqaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Free Dictionary

    The face-veil portion is usually a rectangular piece of semi-transparent cloth whose top side is sewn to corresponding portion of the head-scarf, so that the veil hangs down loose from the scarf, and it can be turned up if the woman wishes to reveal her face . In other cases, the niqab part can be a side-attached cloth that covers the face below the eyes' region.

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  16. Pakistan's Sharif to Visit Afghanistan as Taliban Ramp Up AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Voice of America

    Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, together with his military chief and other top government officials, will travel to Kabul on Tuesday for talks with Afghan leaders. The visit takes place as concerns grow that the spike in Taliban-led violence in Afghanistan threatens a recent thaw in the traditionally troubled relationship.

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  17. Kate Humble's farm in Wales is a haven, but so is Afghanistan, she saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | IcNetwork

    It's been a year since TV presenter Kate Humble bought a run-down farm in Monmouthshire with a view to bringing it back to life. It's been a year since TV presenter Kate Humble bought a run-down farm in Monmouthshire with a view to bringing it back to life.

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  18. Int'l flight chaos feared if US stops managing Afghan airspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Russia Taday

    The US is expected to stop managing Afghan airspace once its contract with the government in Kabul expires at the end of June, but international airliners are worried that development could create a no-flight zone over Afghanistan. The US military coalition's air traffic control contact, first begun in 2001, is scheduled to expire at the end of June.

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  19. US air-traffic control contract with Kabul ends in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Nation

    Kabul: The United States is to stop managing Afghan airspace by the end of June after its air-traffic control contract with the government in Kabul expires, a development that could see international airlines forced to cancel flights both into the country and over its territory. Unless a solution - even a temporary one - is found, Afghanistan would basically become a no-fly zone, which would cost the government millions of dollars in revenue and seriously damage its credibility with overseas donors and investors, officials and diplomats in Kabul warn.

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  20. Pashtun Pride, Israel DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Jewish World Review

    In recent years you may have seen sensationalist headlines proclaiming that the Taliban are descended from the Jewish People. Well, bin Laden was actually an ethnic Yemenite from Saudi Arabia; and the Taliban? It's not them per se, but the tribe they come from, that some researchers have put under the microscope in a quest to resolve the historical mystery of linkage to the Ten Lost Tribes.

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