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  1. Afghan-born Yalda Hakim talks about reporting from the frontlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Star Online

    I don't take "no" for an answer," says BBC World News presenter and journalist Yalda Hakim, firmly. "When someone tells me something can't be done, I refuse to believe it.

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  2. Demolition derby at huge US base as Afghan exit quickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Nation

    First they remove the power supply, then they tear out fixtures by hand, before a mechanical digger destroys the roof in a cloud of dust - the US military is ending its war in Afghanistan and the wrecking crews are busy. At Bagram airfield, the largest US base in the country, 1,800 temporary buildings have been destroyed this year as the massive NATO-led fighting force pulls out after more than a decade battling Taliban insurgents.

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  3. NATO chief vows support while visiting AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The China Post

    The head of NATO paid an unannounced visit to Kabul on Thursday, where he vowed that the Western alliance would continue supporting the country after foreign combat troops withdraw at the end of the year. "We are ending the combat mission and are starting a new chapter in which the future of Afghanistan is in the hands if the Afghan people," NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

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  4. Farewell, AfghanistanRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | TrekEarth

    This is my last photo from Afghanistan, at least for this time, and probably forever. This is my 62nd upload from that very fascinating country, and I have also added about a dozen workshop photos.

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  5. Marine Corps Birthday MessageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | State Department

    Hello, everyone, and happy 239th birthday to the United States Marine Corps. The Marines were born in the midst of the War for Independence, even before the United States was a country.

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  6. As Afghan President, Ghani Continues Tech AdvocacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Voice of America

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has uses Skype, Google Hangout to chair "town hall"-style meeting, Kunduz, October 2014 . Prior to assuming Afghanistan's top political office, President Ashraf Ghani, as an academic and World Bank expert on state building, wrote about how technology could help weak states cost-effectively improve governance.

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  7. Multi-sector India Products Show launched in KabulRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    A first of its kind "India Product Show" has been inaugurated in the Afghan capital to boost economic cooperation between the two South Asian countries. The exhibition cum buyer-seller meet, organised by industry chamber FICCI in collaboration with India's commerce ministry, the Indian embassy and the Kabul and Afghanistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries, was inaugurated Sunday by Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, Afghan economy minister.

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  8. Afghans' plans for gear, buildings at Leatherneck unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Marine Corps Times

    After Scott Lang's tours in Iraq and Kuwait, you might think the last thing he would want to do is... Soldiers load 20-foot shipping containers onto an outbound convoy using a Rough Terrain Container Handler. In the final months Marines spent at Camp Leatherneck prior to their departure from Helmand province in late October, logistics officials took leaders from the Afghan National Army's 215th Corps on an eight-week walk-through of the base, signing over buildings and equipment to them as they went.

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  9. RAW: India's External Intelligence AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | CFR.org

    India's external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing , has long faced allegations of meddling in its neighbors' affairs. Founded in 1968, primarily to counter China's influence, over time it has shifted its focus to India's other traditional rival, Pakistan.

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  10. Saudi Arabia and the Future of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2010 | CFR.org

    Reports of Saudi-brokered talks between Afghan officials and the Taliban in late 2008 prompted a new round of speculation about the role Riyadh might play in the future of Afghanistan. Amid U.S. calls for a regional approach to the Afghan crisis, observers and politicians--including President-elect Barack Obama during the U.S. presidential campaign--have said Saudi intervention could shape the success of the Western-led mission, from fostering talk with militants to encouraging Pakistan to help stabilize Afghanistan.

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  11. Helicopter Crash Complicates Germany-Uzbekistan Base NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    The crash of a German military helicopter in Uzbekistan in July has complicated the negotiations over the renewal of the agreement allowing the presence of Germany's air base in Uzbekistan, newspaper Die Welt has reported . Recall that in July, a German NH90 military transport helicopter crashed near the base at Termez, Uzbekistan, just over the border from Afghanistan.

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  12. U.S. Halted Work on Half-Renovated Prison in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Government Executive

    A five-year-old State Department effort to upgrade Afghanistan's largest prison has been halted with only half the contracted work performed, a watchdog found. The Pol-i-Charkhi facility in Kabul Province -- designed in the early 1970s for 5,000 prisoners -- currently holds 7,400, according to a report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.

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  13. What it looks like in Afghanistana s largest -- and still incomplete -- prisonRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    An aerial view of Pol-i-Charkhi Prison, Afghanistan's largest correctional facility. Afghanistan's Pol-i-Charkhi Prison has had a reputation for brutality virtually since it was first constructed in 1973.

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  14. Afghan president seeks Chinese investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Afghanistan's new president is visiting Beijing to seek Chinese help in rebuilding his country and boosting regional stability. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday and also plans to urge potential investors to help bankroll Afghanistan's development, especially its mining industry.

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  15. Middle Eastern online internship available to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Beacon

    In an attempt to branch out beyond journalism, Olga Castro, a senior double majoring in international relations and journalism, completed a virtual internship with the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. From the comfort of her home, she was responsible for transcribing and organizing a huge archive of audio interviews from U.S. Embassy employees working in Kabul.

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  16. Your Tax Dollar at Work: Televising Headless Goat Polo in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2013 | Right Wing News

    Since Obama came to power, there has been no serious attempt to win the war in Afghanistan. So how is the government managing to spend so much of our money in that savage wasteland? One way is by televising headless goat polo : The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, the federal watchdog for rebuilding the war-torn country, says he has received information that the State Department paid $568,000 apiece for three Ford trucks, as part of a revised, $3.6 million contract in which they originally each cost $157,000.

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  17. UK formally ends Afghanistan missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | CNN

    A British soldier stands on top of an armoured vehicle as UK PM David Cameron visits Camp Bastion on June 29, 2013. -- Britain formally ended its combat mission in Afghanistan on Sunday, lowering the Union Jack for the final time before handing over its last remaining base to Afghan forces.

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  18. UK formally ends Afghan combat missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Britain formally ended its combat mission in Afghanistan on Sunday, lowering the Union Jack for the final time before handing over its last remaining base to Afghan forces. "I made a commitment that I would get our Armed Forces out of Afghanistan by 2015, and today sees the end of combat operations in the country," Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted on Sunday.

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

    Dec 13, 2009 | 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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  20. IG questions big US spending on TV trucks in Afghanistan to show goat carcass poloRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Fox News

    A U.S. inspector general has flagged a deal in which the State Department appears to have significantly overpaid for TV trucks in Afghanistan and is suggesting somebody cancel the check. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, the federal watchdog for rebuilding the war-torn Middle East country, says it has received information that the State Department paid $568,000 apiece for three Ford trucks, as part of a revised, $3.6 million contract in which they originally each cost $157,000.

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