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  1. Afghanistan signs Bilateral Security Agreement with U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Big News Network.com

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A day after Afghanistan's first democratically-elected president was sworn in, the new government signed a much delayed security agreement with the U.S. and NATO. Afghanistan's newly-appointed national security adviser, Hanif Atmar, and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham signed the Bilateral Security Agreement on Tuesday afternoon at the presidential palace in Kabul.

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  2. Afghanistan signs deal keeping U.S. troops beyond 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Valley News Live

    The United States and Afghanistan signed a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December deadline to withdraw. The deal was signed by Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham during a ceremony in Kabul.

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  3. We Finally Have a Security Agreement With Afghanistan- - What's Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | National Journal

    After almost a year of delays, U.S. and Afghan officials will sign a bilateral security agreement Tuesday that will allow nearly 10,000 U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan after the end of the year. Not all U.S. troops are coming home.

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  4. Colombian animal rights activists target horse-drawn carriagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Big News Network.com

    The traditional Spanish-style tours on horse-drawn carriages in the Colombian city of Cartagena have come under scrutiny in the wake of the collapse of four horses this year, with animal rights activists campaigning to shut down the popular tourist attraction. In less than one week, a horse collapsed while drawing a carriage with passengers and another suffered a heart attack and died in the middle of Bocagrande avenue, one of the main areas frequented by visitors.

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  5. Colombia: Animal Activists Move To Put Horses Out To PastureRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Malaysian National News Agency

    CARTAGENA, Colombia, Sept 30 -- The traditional Spanish-style tours on horse-drawn carriages in the Colombian city of Cartagena have come under fire in the wake of the collapse of four horses this year, with animal rights activists campaigning to shut down the popular tourist attraction. In less than one week, a horse collapsed while drawing a carriage with passengers and another suffered a heart attack and died in the middle of Bocagrande avenue, one of the main areas frequented by visitors.

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Savannah Coffee Roasters has been manufacturing and roasting beans for more than a century in its namesake city, but it only re-emerged as a local coffee shop seven months ago. "In fact it was quite funny, because we ship our coffee all over America, and probably more people knew about the company in the last ten years than the local people," new owner Lori Collins laughed.

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  7. Ghani takes oath as new Afghan chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Peninsula

    Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani administers oath to Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah and his deputies Muhammad Khan and Muhammad Mohaqiq during Ghani's swearing-in ceremony as president in Kabul yesterday. KABUL: Ashraf Ghani, a one-time US-based academic, was sworn in as new president of Afghanistan yesterday and used his inaugural speech to call for Taliban insurgents to join peace talks after 13 years of war.

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  8. Afghanistan's New President Sworn InRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Sofia News Agency

    The swearing-in ceremony of Ashraf Ghani as Afghan President has marked the first democratic transfer of power in the country. "I am not better than anyone from among you.

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  9. Nevada Gov. Sandoval: Keep Military Force in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | News Max

    As a new president took control of Afghanistan on Monday, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged President Barack Obama to keep a military advisory force in the trouble-torn country to "ensure security in the homeland." The popular Republican, who's making a surprise trip to Afghanistan with other U.S. governors, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal by phone from Kabul that an American troop contingent must remain to prevent the Taliban terror group from gaining a foothold there similar to the Islamic State in Iraq .

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  10. Afghanistan's new government set to sign BSA on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Stars and Stripes

    John Podesta, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, speaks to reporters at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sept. 29, 2014, as U.S. Ambdassador James Cunningham, left, listens.

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  11. Afghanistan to sign US troop deal Tuesday: Ghani aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Under the deal, the US deployment in Afghanistan will be scaled back to around 9,800 by the start of 2015. Those forces will be halved by the end of 2015, before being reduced to a normal embassy presence by the end of 2016.

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  12. Afghanistan to sign US security agreement on Tuesday : September 29, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Daily Times

    Afghanistan on Tuesday will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the United States to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year, a US embassy spokeswoman said. The spokeswoman said that Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani would sign the agreement in the morning at the presidential palace in the capital, Kabul.

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  13. New Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's transformation and winning strategyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Los Angeles Times

    Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani at the Independent Electoral Commission in Kabul on Sept. 26. Ghani is to be sworn in on Sept.

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  14. Karzai criticises US, Pakistan in farewell speech : September 24, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Daily Times

    KABUL: Outgoing President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for Afghanistan's long war in a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter. His farewell speech came days ahead of the swearing in of a new president, Ashraf Ghani, after months of turmoil over a disputed election that ended in a power-sharing deal, yet to be tested, with rival Abdullah Abdullah who will fill the role of chief executive.

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  15. Tim Peper, Mercedes Mason & Josh Pence Cast In AMC Pilot 'White City'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Deadline

    Tim Peper is set as the lead and Mercedes Mason and Josh Pence will co-star in White City , AMC 's geopolitical drama pilot directed and exec produced by Stephen Gaghan. The project, about Western diplomats and journalists living in Afghanistan, centers on Jon Liston , a war junkie who has spent the better part of the last decade in Kabul with a front-row seat to the carnage.

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  16. A Kabul crowdRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | TrekEarth

    I continue my journey from India back to Europe in the spring of 1973. I had started my long journey home by flying from Bombay to Karachi.

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  17. Ghani Says Goal is 'Peace;' Northeastern Staff Kept Away during Xi's...Read the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    In his first press conference as Afghanistan's president-elect, Ashraf Ghani told supporters in Kabul on Monday that the goal of the country's new national unity government is "peace," and that it will be a "government of accountability, justice, the rule of law and the implementation of the constitution . In his remarks, which were televised around the country, Ghani added that Afghanistan should celebrate its first democratic transfer of power from one president to another .

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  18. 16:36 Tashkent to host International Wine FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | AkiPress

    The first ever International Wine Festival and exhibition "Sunny grapes" will be held in Tashkent on October 6-8, reports the Uzbektourism's press service. The Wine Festival will allow to present potential of local wine industry and boost development of the wine tourism industry in Uzbekistan.

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  19. Three Missing Afghan Soldiers Found at Canadian BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    Three Afghan soldiers who went missing from a Cape Cod, Massachusetts military base over the weekend were found Monday near the U.S.-Canada border, a United States defense official told ABC News. Law enforcement officials said the men did not try to hide, but instead walked up to border patrol agents and presented themselves for asylum.

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  20. Missing Afghan soldiers tried to enter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Suria

    Three Afghan army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a US base have been found trying to cross the border into Canada, a Pentagon official said Monday. The Rainbow Bridge, crossing from the United States , into Canada near Niagara Falls, is pictured on June 4, 2013 - by John Moore The three soldiers disappeared on Saturday and were identified as they attempted to enter Canadian territory near Niagara Falls, the US defense official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP.

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