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  1. 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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  2. Feds gave $450,000 for defunct women's cricket league in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Fox News

    The State Department issued a $450,000 grant to support women's cricket in Afghanistan even as the Islamic nation was pulling its own support for the sport. It now apparently has no women's cricket league at all.

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  3. What lies ahead for U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | TwinCities

    At the end of President Barack Obama's sixth year in office, the commander in chief who once vowed to end America's longest period of war still maintains thousands of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq -- conflicts that refuse to conform to neat White House timetables. The end of this year marks an end to the official combat role for the U.S. in Afghanistan.

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  4. Feds gave $450,000 for defunct women's cricket in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The State Department issued a $450,000 grant to support women's cricket in Afghanistan even as the Islamic nation was pulling its own support for the sport. It now apparently has no women's cricket league at all.

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  5. Globe Trot: Taliban declares victory in Afghanistan amid U.S. exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | World Magazine

    AFGHANISTAN: Taliban insurgents today declared the "defeat" of the United States and its allies in the 13-year-old war, a day after the American-led coalition officially marked the end of its combat mission. With insurgents on the move as all but 13,000 coalition forces head for the exit, makeshift camps on the outskirts of Kabul are swelling with Afghans fleeing Taliban takeover of remote areas.

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  6. Taliban claims victory in Afghan War as NATO ends combat missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Russia Taday

    As the NATO combat mission in Afghanistan comes to an end and allied troops depart, the Taliban has proclaimed itself the victor in the protracted war. NATO's International Security Assistance Force combat mission will cease to exist on January 1. However thousands of NATO troops will stay in war-torn Afghanistan on a "training and support" mission.

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  7. What lies ahead for U.S. military in Afghanistan, IraqRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    U.S. military personnel load luggage as they prepare to leave Kandahar airfield at the end of their tour in November. The end of this year marks an end to the official combat role for the U.S. in Afghanistan.

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  8. Q&A: What lies ahead for the US in Afghanistan and IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    At the end of President Barack Obama's sixth year in office, the commander in chief who once vowed to end America's longest period of war still maintains thousands of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq - conflicts that refuse to conform to neat White House timetables. The end of this year marks an end to the official combat role for the U.S. in Afghanistan.

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  9. AirAsia: Contact with plane lost, search efforts in progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    This AirAsia plane, shown in a 2013 photo, was reported missing with 162 people aboard. Flight QZ8501 left Surabaya, Indonesia at 5:30 a.m. local time en route to Singapore, roughly a three-hour trip.

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  10. Santa Claus caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The United States and NATO will formally end 13 years of war in Afghanistan with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul. The war in Afghanistan, fought for 13 bloody years and still raging, came to a formal end Sunday with a quiet flag-lowering ceremony in Kabul that marked the transition of the fighting from U.S.-led combat troops to the... The pedestrian was struck around 2:20 a.m. in the southbound lanes near the South Lebanon exit in Warren County.

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  11. Afghan President Dismisses Officials In Western ProvinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Ghani was visiting Herat on December 27 and announced the dismissals of the provincial heads of the attorney's office, the oil, power, and customs departments and the director of education at a press conference in the city of Herat. Ghani had met with representatives from a broad sector of the local society during the first part of his visit to Herat.

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

    Dec 27, 2014 | 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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  13. How many countries' New Year celebrations could one attend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies It depends on what you mean by 'attend'.

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  14. Boxing Day Sales 2014 - Shoppers queue from midnight to grab a bargain as stores slash pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Thousands braced the cold weather in the early hours of this morning to grab a bargain in the Boxing Day sales - with some eager shoppers queuing from midnight.

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

    Dec 22, 2014 | 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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  16. U.S. sends 4 Afghans back home from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | 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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  17. Market MoverTIGER, Tiger, Burning Bright: Lessons from Carner and HoganRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | 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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  18. The Unspeakable in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  19. Doing the Kabul DiscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  20. Japan, U.S. delay defense guideline revision due to collective defenseRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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