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  1. Beauty from BattlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Coleraine Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Lance Corporal Chris McKendry from Bushmills who created beautiful pieces of trench art in Afghanistan for the Robert Quigg VC Memorial fund.

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

    Feb 9, 2015 | 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. Top nonprofit contractor for U.S. in war zones billed for Redskins tickets, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Two weeks after being suspended from government work, the leading development nonprofit for the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan has purged numerous long-time senior executives amid a widening investigation of allegations of "serious" financial misconduct. International Relief and Development, which is headquartered in Arlington, Va., allegedly used taxpayer money for Redskins season tickets, personal travel and meals as well as alcohol at company receptions and retreats, according to current and former government and nonprofit officials.

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

    Feb 8, 2015 | 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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  5. Monocle's Tyler Brule shares his style favouritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tyler Brule criss-crosses the globe weekly, logging up more air miles than some pilots. His home may be a first class lounge, but it's his pen that has earned him a global following as an arbiter of modern living.

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  6. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom Travel to AfghanistanRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Scoop

    Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom traveled to Afghanistan February 4-5. While in Afghanistan, the Deputy Secretary met with President Ghani and reviewed U.S. government operations and assistance programs.

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  7. Collected Department Releases: Deputy Secretary Higginbottom Travel to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | State Department

    Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom traveled to Afghanistan February 4-5. While in Afghanistan, the Deputy Secretary met with President Ghani and reviewed U.S. government operations and assistance programs.

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  8. Copper mining threatens Afghan site of ancient Buddhist pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Erie Times News

    An estimated 5.5 million tons of copper, one of the biggest deposits in the world, could provide a major export for a war-ravaged country desperately in need of jobs and cash. But the hoped-for bonanza also could endanger rare artifacts that survived the rule of the Taliban and offer a window into Afghanistan's rich pre-Islamic history.

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  9. 10 Things You Should Know Before You Go to TibetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Fodor's

    Everyone knows Tibet - at least, they think they do. The word alone conjures images of monks, meditation, and mountaintops; of blue skies, white ice, and red robes; of a spiritually pure Shangri-La.

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  10. MomentumIS Everybody Happy?Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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. Paved roads a positive legacy of Afghan war. But who fixes potholes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    A newly paved road between Sorobi and Jalalabad, Afghanistan is seen on April 30, 2005. The road is being paved by a Chinese firm and funded by the European Commission.

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  12. MomentumIS Everybody Happy?Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | 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. Despite setbacks, Marine's drive to form Afghan water polo team continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The U.S. combat role in Afghanistan may be finished but the highly unofficial drive by a Marine reservist to form an Afghan water polo team continues. Starting in 2008, when he was working as a civilian contractor in Kabul, Warrant Officer Jeremy Piasecki has had the quixotic dream of introducing his beloved sport to Afghanistan.

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  14. Australia Supplies Afghan Soldiers With Equipment To Counter Homemade ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | International Business Times

    Australia began delivering supplies and equipment to the military forces of Afghanistan to counter improvised bombs of the enemies. The equipment will be mounted on vehicles and used by Afghan soldiers.

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

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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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  16. MomentumIS Everybody Happy?Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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. Afghanistan anti-Charlie Hebdo protest draws 20,000, biggest rally yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  18. MomentumIS Everybody Happy?Read the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  19. Palm Beach Money: PNC Bank and "Women of Vision"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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  20. 'The Dogs' an unflinching account of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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