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  1. 15:42 Uzbekistan, U.S. sign inter-governmental agreement on Foreign Account Tax Compliance ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | AkiPress

    On April 3, U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Pamela Spratlen and Chairman of the State Tax Committee of Uzbekistan, Botir Parpiyev, signed the Inter-Governmental Agreement to improve International Tax Compliance with respect to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act . Uzbekistan is the first country in Central Asia to sign an IGA on FATCA with the United States.

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  2. Uzbekistan's Tuti Yusupova May Not Have Been the World's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Global Voices Online

    One of the most important world records there is, is undoubtedly the oldest person in the world record. The record is a vital marker for humankind, showing how people can live active lives for longer periods of time, reflecting advances in basic healthcare and our improving knowledge of the environments we live in.

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  3. Silk Road Treasure Tours Announces New Educational/Cultural/Experiential Tours to Central AsiaRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Sys-Con Media

    These include: Following the Central Asia Silk Road of Kukaldash in ; a tour of the Russian Cathedral of Holy Ascension, the largest wooden church in the world located in Samarkand; a jaunt through the Jewish Quarter and synagogue of Bukhara, one of the largest Jewish communities in since 2003, she now creates once-in-a-lifetime educational programs for international institutions and travelers. Zulya's Central Asia Silk Road and Uzbekistan Study tours are ideal for alumni associations, museum members, university students, and other affinity groups.

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  4. The most powerful passports in the world revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Daily Mail

    On the water with the sea gipsies: Intimate portraits capture life of Borneo's Bajau children who live their whole lives on the ocean King of your own castle! Imposing palaces and stately homes that tourists can stay in Blood-spattered windows, mould in the bathroom and filthy bed linen: Young mother leaves 500 Pontins trip early after disastrous first holiday with autistic son 'Are your tanks filled with orca tears?': SeaWorld Twitter campaign backfires as marine park hashtag #AskSeaWorld is hijacked by animal rights campaigners Terrifying machete stunts, breathtaking scenery and food poisoning! TV host David Brain reveals what REALLY happens when travelling the world to film talent show World's Most Talented The sunken treasures of Greece: From World War II wrecks to technicolour fish, some of the best sights in Messina sit beneath the waves Souk up the sun: Lose yourself in the hustle ... (more)

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  5. Central Asia: What's Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | State Department

    As a young Foreign Service officer, I was posted to Tashkent in 1993, just two years after Uzbekistan became an independent country. It was still very much a major outpost of the former Soviet Union with an emphasis on Soviet .

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  6. Once In A Lifetime Trip: Month Long Private Jet Journey Spans The GlobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Forbes.com

    I have been traveling the world as a journalist and passionate lover of all things fun for 20 years. I have had weekly columns in USA Today and Investors Business Daily, published thousands of articles in leading magazines from Playboy to Popular Science, and am the author of Getting Into Guinness.

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  7. The changing face of Kolkata's KabuliwalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Rediff.com

    I could not speak properly and remembered my mother's admonition that I shouldn't go to my village in Afghanistan," recalls Zaffar Khan, 29, of the time he was caught and frisked by the Taliban on a secluded highway on his way to Paktika, his village, 140 km from Kabul. Son of a quintessential Kabuliwala, an Afghan engaged in the business of lending money in Kolkata, Zaffar, then just 24, was in his country to promote the sport of rugby on the invitation of the Afghanistan government.

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  8. The place Aussies shouldn't visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    AUSSIES are warned away from this place, which is plagued by war and drugs. But as one traveller found out, there's a secret hidden in the dark.

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  9. Israelis part of int'l observers monitoring Uzbekistan electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Israel was among the first countries to recognize the Central Asian secular Muslim state soon after it declared independence in 1991 following the fall of the Soviet Union. A woman walks past an election board of Uzbekistan's President and presidential candidate Islam Karimov near a polling station in Tashkent March 29. A nine-person Israeli delegation was part of some 300 international observers who on Sunday monitored what the BBC called "one of the world's most predictable elections."

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  10. Obama's pragmatism, convictions collide in two warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | RecordNET

    First, on Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he would freeze U.S. troop withdrawals in Afghanistan, acknowledging that Afghan forces still lack the firepower and training to hold off the Taliban. Then on Wednesday, the Pentagon said it had begun dropping bombs in support of a stalled Iraqi offensive in Tikrit, edging the United States deeper into Iraq's largely sectarian war.

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  11. Market Report, "Soup in Uzbekistan", publishedRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    In 2014 sales accounted for only 1,400 tonnes generating UZS36 billion. The low total volume sales is a result of being an unconventional and uncommon product with Uzbekistani consumers.

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  12. Georgia: One of the World's Saddest Countries?Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    Forget the stereotypes about sun, wine and song. The Caucasus is a sad place and, in this region, Georgia is the saddest of all, according to a recent Gallup poll.

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  13. Afghans rediscover the Kabuliwalas of KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Afghans have travelled to India for centuries but it was in the 19th century that they were given a romantic, and lasting identity. This link was set into history when the iconic Bengali writer Rabindranath Tagore penned his story about the "Kabuliwala," or man from Kabul, recording the presence of a community of Afghans who had made a second home in Kolkata, in present-day West Bengal.

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  14. Obama's pragmatism, convictions collide in two warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    First, on Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he would freeze U.S. troop withdrawals in Afghanistan, acknowledging that Afghan forces still lack the firepower and training to hold off the Taliban. Then on Wednesday, the Pentagon said it had begun dropping bombs in support of a stalled Iraqi offensive in Tikrit, edging the United States deeper into Iraq's largely sectarian war.

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  15. Strengthening the Partnership of the US and AfganistanRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Scoop

    During the historic visit to Washington of President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah from March 22 to 25, 2015, U.S. and Afghan officials have reviewed the achievements of the last 13 years and discussed the actions each country needs to take to ensure that the social, economic, security, and human rights gains made over that period are sustained and advanced. Secretary of State John Kerry -- joined by Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew, and other senior U.S. officials -- held strategic dialogue sessions at Camp David with President Ghani and the Afghan delegation on March 23 to discuss a broad range of bilateral issues.

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  16. Obamaa s pragmatism, convictions collide in his handling of two warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    First, on Tuesday, President Obama said he would freeze U.S. troop withdrawals in Afghanistan, acknowledging that Afghan forces still lack the firepower and training to hold off the Taliban. Then on Wednesday, the Pentagon said it had begun dropping bombs in support of a stalled Iraqi offensive in Tikrit, edging the United States deeper into Iraq's largely sectarian war.

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  17. Taliban vows to fight on in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    US President Barack Obama's decision to slow the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan will hamper peace efforts, the Taliban says. Obama on Tuesday reversed plans to withdraw 5000 US troops from Afghanistan this year, an overture to the country's new reform-minded leader, President Ashraf Ghani.

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  18. Obama puts US troop drawdown in Afghanistan on holdRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    US President Barack Obama has announced no drawdown of the current 9,800 US troops stationed in Afghanistan will occur through the end of 2015. Noting that Afghanistan "remains a dangerous place," Obama said on Tuesday in a joint press conference with visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that given the upcoming spring war season with Afghan militants, it is worthwhile to grant flexibility requested by Ghani in terms of the US drawdown timeline, Xinhua reported.

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  19. US to delay troop pullout from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    President Barack Obama decides to maintain force of 9,800 through end of 2015 and stick to 2017 exit plan. US President Barack Obama has granted Afghan requests to slow the withdrawal of US troops from the country and said he would maintain a force of 9,800 through the end of 2015 while sticking to a 2017 exit plan.

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  20. Obama says no drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan this yearRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    U.S. President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that no reduction of the current 9,800 U.S. troops stationed in Afghanistan will occur through the end of 2015. Noting that Afghanistan "remains a dangerous place", Obama said at a joint press conference with visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that given the upcoming spring offensive season with Afghan militants, it is worthwhile to grant flexibility requested by Ghani in terms of the U.S. drawdown timeline.

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