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

    Sunday Mar 1 | 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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  2. U.S. military helps Afghan National Police recruit, train womenRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Washington Times

    Saying the effort plays a key role in the battle against Taliban insurgents, U.S. military and Afghan officials are moving ahead with the latest phase of a cash and training plan to recruit more women to serve in Afghanistan's national police force. In a heavily male-dominated culture, the Afghan National Police consists mostly of men, and the addition of female personnel would enhance the force while advancing the cause of women's rights, officials say.

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  3. Delhi taps neighbours, one by oneRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 1: Foreign secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar today launched Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second dash at an unprecedented outreach to India's neighbours, but his whirlwind tour bears distinct signatures of a government wizened by a cocktail of neighbourhood successes and setbacks nine months in power. Jaishankar landed in Bhutan, held a flurry of meetings, and will leave early tomorrow for Bangladesh, before also visiting Pakistan and Afghanistan and returning home on Wednesday evening.

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  4. U.S. ramps up program women cops in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Washington Times

    Saying the effort plays a key role in the battle against Taliban insurgents, U.S. military and Afghan officials are moving ahead with the next phase of a cash-and-training plan to recruit more women to serve in Afghanistan's national police force. In a heavily male-dominated culture, the Afghan National Police consists mostly of men, and the addition of female personnel would enhance the force while advancing the cause of women's rights, officials say.

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  5. Afghanistan seeks help after avalanche disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | RTE.ie

    Huge sheets of snow engulfed whole villages as they swept down from the Afghan peaks after days of heavy blizzards Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has pledged to set up a relief fund for the victims of avalanches that claimed over 280 lives, and called for international help with the relief effort. About 1,250 homes were also destroyed by the huge sheets of snow, which engulfed whole villages as they swept down from the Afghan peaks after days of heavy blizzards.

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  6. Track-II Islamabad Dialogue: Round-IV: Indo-Pak diplomats, MPs meet to discuss state of bilateral relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Senior diplomats, parliamentarians, policymakers and journalists from Pakistan and India met for the fourth round of the Track-II Islamabad Dialogue to discuss the state of bilateral relations, ahead of the much anticipated meeting between the Foreign Secretaries of the two countries on March 3. The two delegations discussed a range of issues including the resumption of bilateral dialogue, Jammu and Kashmir, opportunities for cooperation towards the stability of Afghanistan, the shared challenges posed by climate change and the role of the media in creating an atmosphere for conducive for improving bilateral discourse.

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  7. Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan intend to boost bilateral tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan exchanged views on the current level and the development of bilateral economic relations, Azerbaijani embassy in Uzbekistan told Trend. The discussions were held with Azerbaijan's Minister of Economy and Industry Shahin Mustafayev during his short-term visit to Tashkent.

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  8. The Taliban and the government: talking about talkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Al Jazeera

    The Taliban have been at war with the Afghan government for so long that few officials have been unaffected by the violence [AFP] Afghanistan's second-most powerful official, Dr Abullah Abdullah announced on Monday in an open cabinet meeting in Kabul that his government will hold peace talks with the Afghan Taliban. Predictably the news spread across the world quickly and the Taliban were forced to issue a statement - which is a great example of how not to say anything while still saying something.

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  9. 'Afghans showed great character'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: Sunil Gavaskar has found shades of former West Indian greats in the Afghanistan team. Speaking to a news channel, Gavaskar predicted a bright future for Afghanistan after their first ever World Cup win on Thursday, saying the players from the strife-torn nation come across as "natural cricketers", reminding him of West Indies' greats of the past.

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  10. Moulton: U.S. needs longterm political plan in Iraq, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lowell Sun

    U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, an Iraq War veteran, flies over Afghanistan last week. Afghanistan was one of five Middle Eastern countries he visited with several other congressmen.

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  11. Embassies 'on high alert' after Kabul suicide car bomb attackRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | UAport

    Kabul Credit: Google Maps Foreign embassies have been put on high alert in Kabul in Afghanistan after a Taliban suicide car bomb attack left at least one dead and another injured. The bomber drove their vehicle into a Turkish embassy car in the heavily fortified diplomatic quarter, the ministry of interior said.

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  12. Afghanistan edges Scotland by 1 wicket for 1st World Cup winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The Afghanistan cricket team brought tremendous joy to its far-flung fans when it beat Scotland by one wicket in the last over to claim its first win at the Cricket World Cup. Samuillah Shenwari scored 96 to bat Afghanistan to the threshold of victory Thursday as it chased Scotland's 210 - its highest-ever score in a World Cup match - but was out with 19 runs needed, 19 balls remaining and one wicket standing.

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  13. Kabul must share power with TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Nation

    Stating that Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani represents 'great hope', former President Pervez Musharraf has said that Kabul must share power with the extremist groups and block Indian influence if it wishes to see peace. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, he said that President Ghani's September inauguration presented a new opportunity for reconciliation between Kabul and the Taliban and related insurgent groups.

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  14. Uzbekistan launches 'morality' crackdown on Internet cafesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bangkok Post

    Authorities in Uzbekistan tightened control over Internet cafes in the capital Tashkent on Wednesday in a bid to stem the impact of "violent and immoral" web content and video games on children. Internet cafes in Uzbekistan have also been told to ensure computers are free of all materials promoting "promiscuity, religious extremism, nationalism, gambling" A municipal resolution obliges the popular hangouts to close at 9 pm and bans children in the city of over two million from visiting the cafes during school hours or without a parent or guardian in the evenings.

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  15. A Portrait Of The Silk RoadRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | China Daily

    When Hu Bin embarked alone on western China's Silk Road from Central China's Henan province as a college sophomore in 1990 - with a few hundred yuan and a camera - he had little inkling his journey would resume a quarter of a century later. He made it to the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region's Karamay city 25 years ago before his cash ran out.

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  16. Torture by Afghan forces declining, U.N. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    Torture of prisoners held by Afghan security forces has decreased, the United Nations reported Wednesday, praising the Afghan government for making "some progress" in reducing mistreatment of war-related detainees. The U.N. mission in Afghanistan, citing interviews with 790 prisoners over nearly two years, said 35% of detainees were subjected to some form of torture or abuse, down from 49% in its last report, in 2011.

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  17. U.S. Embassy reports threats to Americans in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Reuters

    The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan issued an emergency message on Tuesday warning of threats to Americans living in the capital Kabul. "As of late February 2015, militants planned to conduct multiple imminent attacks against an unspecified target or targets in Kabul City, Afghanistan," read the message posted on the embassy's website.

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  18. US Embassy reports threats to Americans in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan issued an emergency message on Tuesday warning of threats to Americans living in the capital Kabul. WASHINGTON: The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan issued an emergency message on Tuesday warning of threats to Americans living in the capital Kabul.

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  19. U.S. nears deal to slow military pullout from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Denver Post

    The United States and Afghanistan are nearing an agreement to rewrite key aspects of their plan for ending U.S. military involvement in the war against Taliban and al-Qaeda fighters here, U.S. and Afghan officials said Saturday. In a joint appearance, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said they are rethinking the pace of the U.S. military withdrawal, the scope and frequency of U.S. counterterrorism raids and whether they should keep U.S. bases open longer than projected.

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  20. Carter willing to reassess on U.S. exit from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Columbian

    Ashton Carter used his first visit to Afghanistan as the new defense secretary to promise a broad review of the U.S.'s mission that could include a slower withdrawal of troops from America's longest war. After a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, Carter said the Obama administration is willing to reconsider its plan to pull out almost all U.S. forces by 2017.

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