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  1. '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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  2. Armenian Peacekeepers Head To Germany, Then To AfghanistanRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Groong

    ARMENIAN PEACEKEEPERS HEAD TO GERMANY, THEN TO AFGHANISTAN Central Asia General Newswire January 13, 2015 Tuesday 2:14 PM MSK YEREVAN. Jan 13 A unit of 65 peacekeepers from the Armenian Armed Forces left for Germany last Sunday to undergo monthly training courses, and will travel on to Afghanistan afterwards.

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  3. Don't Let Burqas Fool You: Ghani Says Afghan Women Know CoutureRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Just because for decades many Afghan women have worn shapeless burqas that leave only their eyes showing doesn't mean they can't be fashion-forward. President Mohammed Ashraf Ghani thinks they can: He's pitched world leaders on the idea that Afghanistan is just the place to sew couturiers' latest designs.

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

    Jan 13, 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. Doughnuts, photo-ops denote today's US-Pakistan ties : January 14, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Congratulations to the prime minister who also moonlights as foreign minister of Pakistan that the old friend of Pakistan, John Kerry, visited the twin cities. Though there is little to celebrate in the long joint statement by the two top diplomats, his visit brought much-needed downpour to end the winter drought in the twin.

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

    Jan 12, 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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  7. 13:25 Uzbekistan's Nukus among 10 extraordinary destinations to travel to - " TelegraphRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | AkiPress

    Telegraph, a British newspaper has compiled a list of 10 exceptional destinations to travel to 10 Extraordinary Destinations You Have Probably Never Heard Of and included the capital of Karakalpakstan, Nukus...

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

    Jan 11, 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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  9. Watchdog: Afghanistan unable to properly track, pay policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Afghanistan is unable to adequately track personnel and pay within its police force despite more than 13 years and billions of dollars of outside assistance, a U.S. watchdog said Monday, highlighting concerns about security forces as the United States and other Western nations withdraw. In a new audit report, the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction , an independent U.S. government body, said the United States, United Nations and NATO also bear responsibility for failing to resolve persistent weaknesses in the Afghan Interior Ministry's management of police units across the country.

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  10. Q&A: Tamim Ansary On Life, Regrets, Travel, And The Last Book He'll Ever WriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Switched

    Sophia is a project to collect life lessons from fascinating people. Learn more or sign up to receive lessons for living directly via Facebook or our email newsletter .

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  11. 10:33 Kazakhstan, Russia most popular travel spots for KyrgyzstanisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | AkiPress

    Kazakhstan is the most visited by the Kyrgyzstanis place in 2014 as 902,983 Kyrgyz nationals have travelled to this country for vacation. The next in the list of popular vacation spots of Kyrgyzstanis is Russia - 193,983 people have spent their vacations last year, according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Information of Kyrgyzstan.

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  12. George and Barbara Bush on their wedding day in Rye, New York on January 6, 1945.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    CIRCA 1900: Mexico - Yucatan - Mayan archeological site of Uxmal . The ruins of the ancient capital of Xiu.

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  13. China Creates New Avenue for Afghan Peace TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Former Taliban militants talk with an Afghan Army official as they surrender their weapons during a reconciliation ceremony in Kandahar on Monday. China has taken the unusual step of a hosting a delegation of Afghan Taliban officials, creating a potential new avenue for peace negotiations between the insurgents and the government in Kabul.

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  14. U.S. Military Says No Change In Afghan Withdrawal TimelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    The U.S. military says the timeline for further decreases in troop numbers in Afghanistan has not changed after President Ashraf Ghani suggested the plans should be "reexamined." A Pentagon spokesman, U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, said on January 5 that the U.S. "plan remains in effect and there have been no changes to the drawdown timeline."

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  15. U.S. Spent $65 Mil to Help Afghan Women Escape Repression, No Clue if it HelpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Judicial Watch

    In the latest of many scandals involving U.S. aid for Afghan social issues, tens of millions of American taxpayer dollars have been wasted on programs to supposedly assist women in the Islamic country escape repression yet we have no idea if it's made a difference because there's no accountability or follow up. During a two-year period from 2011 to 2013 the U.S. blew $64.8 million on 652 projects, programs and initiatives to support Afghan women though details of how the money was spent and the effectiveness of the costly experiments aren't available, according to a federal audit.

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  16. Taliban sees opportunity to gain ground in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Fox News

    Even though NATO's mission in Afghanistan formally ended last week, there are growing indications the war there is far from over. Fox News National Security Analyst KT McFarland spoke to Ambassador James Jeffrey and James Carafano about the country's security outlook.

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  17. Ephesus' dream of entering UNESCO World Heritage List to come true this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The ancient city of Ephesus, one of the sites in Turkey that attracts the most tourist income, is expected to enter UNESCO's permanent list this year. The ancient city of Ephesus in western Turkey is expected to enter the UNESCO World Heritage List this year, after 22 years of efforts.

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  18. Uzbekistan: The Dedeman Hotel Rebranded as Wyndham TashkentRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Travel World News

    The Dedeman Hotel in Tashkent Uzbekistan, invested by Silk Road Tourism Investment Company in 2003, will start operating under the new brand of Wyndham Tashkent effective immediately.. Silk Road Tourism Investments in Uzbekistan has reached an agreement with Wyndham Hotel Group, the World's largest and with most diverse hotel brands.

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  19. Security beefed up at India airports after hijack alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Security has been beefed up at major airports in India following warnings of a possible hijack attempt after Indian intelligence agencies said militants could be looking to hijack Air India flights that are going from New Delhi to Kabul in Afghanistan. An Indian paramilitary soldier keeps vigil at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport in Ahmedabad on Oct 24. NEW DELHI: Passengers have been advised to reach airports in India, especially in the capital New Delhi, well ahead of departure due to the multiple security checks in place since the weekend.

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  20. Afghanistan's first lady steps into public eye with rural aid effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    To reach this remote district, a nine-person team from the Afghan presidential palace recently drove across rough, mountainous terrain where rock-covered paths turned to icy roads that repeatedly pushed their Toyota pickups to their limits. When they reached a high school in Ruyi Du Ab, a two-hour drive from the capital of the northern province of Samangan, hundreds of men lined up to receive flour, sugar, rice, cooking oil, dates, blankets and rugs.

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