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  1. Champions League to be rivaled by Chinese tournament launched by China's richest manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Daily Mail

    Army reservist Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, who shot dead five cops at Dallas Black Lives Matter protest had bomb-making materials, ballistic vests, rifles, ammunition and a combat journal in his home Black Lives Matter protesters are sprayed with tear gas in Phoenix after rally spirals out of control as demonstrations break out across country in wake of Dallas shooting Tennessee gunman who shot postal carrier dead and wounded three others before shoot-out with cops 'targeted white people after police shot two African Americans' 'Cops need a taste of the life we fear': How sister of Dallas gunman threatened police online before he shot five officers dead - and then defended him afterward The making of a serial cop killer: How Afghanistan war vet Micah Xavier Johnson fell in with 'bad folks' after returning from conflict and 'went all Black Panther' EXCLUSIVE: Facebook refuses to remove sick ... (more)

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  2. Obama to deliver statement on Afghanistan: White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Reuters

    U.S. Army soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment take up positions while Afghan soldiers search motorists, during a joint U.S.-Afghan military patrol in a village in Arghandab Valley in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan October 22, 2012. A member of the Afghan National Army provides security with a soldier from the U.S. Army's Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment during a patrol near Command Outpost AJK in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province,... U.S. army soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, take up position during a joint U.S.-Afghan military clearing operations in Nagahan district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan October 17, 2012.

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  3. Open criticism, unruly militias add to Afghan government woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Star Online

    Afghanistan recently sent a team of officials to investigate alleged abuses by militias loyal to two rival strongmen in the country's north, underlining concern that tensions there are undermining the authority of the government in Kabul. Fighters under first vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum, a veteran of Afghan politics and war since the 1980s, have clashed repeatedly with those controlled by Atta Mohammad Noor, acting governor of the northern province of Balkh.

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  4. Rumification by Hollywood: Whitewash and BacklashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | OpEdNews

    Everybody became my friend according to their own consideration; none searched for my secrets from within me -- Rumi, Masnavi, Book 1: Prologue [Today] a film studio calls upon a person to portray some historical or legendary"[figure].. and then spends fantastic sums to market these heroes for advertising, embroider their lives, their marriages"divorces"struggles" Beginning a year or two before the film appears, the newspapers, radio, and television report this and the news reaches the ears of the media [everywhere].

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  5. Majlis Podcast: Turkmenistan's Afghan DilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Weekday Magazine

    The return of Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Rashid Dostum has brought a modicum of stability to parts of northwest Afghanistan. Turkmenistan's Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov made a rare and little publicized visit to three northwestern Afghan provinces at the end of June.

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  6. Rumi wasn't yours: Afghanistan's fury as Iran and Turkey claim Sufi poetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The China Post

    Who can lay claim to Rumi, the Sufi mystic who is one of the world's most beloved poets? A bid by Iran and Turkey to do so has exasperated Afghanistan, country of his birth eight centuries ago. Tehran and Ankara asked to list the work of Jalal ud-Din Muhammad Rumi as their joint heritage on the U.N.'s "Memory of the World" register in May. The register, falling under the U.N.'s cultural organization UNESCO, was formed in 1997 to protect the world's documentary heritage - archives, correspondence and writing - especially in troubled or conflict-ridden areas.

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  7. Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif sanctions Afghan refugee deadline extension on request of UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  8. Who can lay claim to Rumi?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Iol.co.za

    A bid by Iran and Turkey to claim Rumi, the Sufi mystic, has exasperated Afghanistan, country of his birth eight centuries ago. Tehran and Ankara asked to list the work of Jalal ud-Din Muhammad Rumi as their joint heritage on the UN's "Memory of the World" register in May. The register, falling under the UN's cultural organisation UNESCO, was formed in 1997 to protect the world's documentary heritage -- archives, correspondence and writing -- especially in troubled or conflict-ridden areas.

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  9. Rumi wasn't yours: Afghan fury as Iran, Turkey claim Sufi poetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Who can lay claim to Rumi, the Sufi mystic who is one of the world's most beloved poets? A bid by Iran and Turkey to do so has exasperated Afghanistan, country of his birth eight centuries ago. Tehran and Ankara asked to list the work of Jalal ud-Din Muhammad Rumi as their joint heritage on the UN's "Memory of the World" register in May. The register, falling under the UN's cultural organisation UNESCO, was formed in 1997 to protect the world's documentary heritage -- archives, correspondence and writing -- especially in troubled or conflict-ridden areas.

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  10. Pakistan plans Afghan, UN talks with over refugees' returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Daily Star

    Pakistan plans talks with Afghanistan and the United Nations refugee agency to move longtime Afghan refugees to camps at home, the foreign office said yesterday, after the numbers of those returning plunged this year. Pakistan has the world's second largest refugee population, with more than 1.5 million registered, and about a million unregistered, refugees from neighbouring Afghanistan, most of whom fled the Soviet occupation of their country in the 1980s.

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  11. Smart Travel: KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Kabul, yes naturally. But the nondescrepit village Balkh, Afganistan's oldest town that has many claims to fame, including being the birth place of Rumi, is also worth a visit.

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  12. Pakistan plans talks with Afghanistan, U.N. agency over refugees' returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Star Online

    Pakistan plans talks with Afghanistan and the United Nations refugee agency to move longtime Afghan refugees to camps at home, the foreign office said on Thursday, after the numbers of those returning plunged this year. Pakistan has the world's second largest refugee population, with more than 1.5 million registered, and about a million unregistered, refugees from neighbouring Afghanistan, most of whom fled the Soviet occupation of their country in the 1980s.

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  13. Afghan fury as Iran, Turkey claim RumiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Daily Star

    The ruins of the house of Sufi mystic and poet Rumi in the Khowaja Gholak district of northern Balkh province, Afghanistan. Photo: AFP Who can lay claim to Rumi, the Sufi mystic who is one of the world's most beloved poets? A bid by Iran and Turkey to do so has exasperated Afghanistan, country of his birth eight centuries ago.

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  14. 11:00 Turkmen Foreign Minister visits Afghanistan's provinces bordering with TurkmenistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | AkiPress

    Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov visited Faryab, Jowzjan, Balkh Provinces of Afghanistan from June 26-28, reports the Chronicles of Turkmenistan.

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  15. $2.2M grant to UNO will benefit Afghanistan universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KLKN

    The University of Nebraska at Omaha has received a $2.2 million federal grant to help establish courses of study at two universities in Afghanistan. The grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development will allow UNO's Center for Afghanistan Studies and School of Communication to help establish bachelor's degree programs in communications studies at Kabul University and Balkh University.

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  16. Strategic Reversal in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | CFR.org

    Since 2001, the United States and its international partners have expended substantial resources to secure, stabilize, and rebuild Afghanistan. Recent developments, however, indicate that progress toward these strategic goals is slipping.

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  17. The message in a bottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Daily Star

    The call of 100,000 alems, to denounce terrorism, is important on many counts, and its significance is manifold. It is interesting to notice the rather diverse amalgam of scholars that their endeavour brings under its umbrella - from Awami League slanted Maulana Fariduddin Masud to Hefazat-e-Islam approved scholars and Ahle Hadith Shyakhs, it has been successful in incorporating a wide spectrum of different shades of belief under its fold.

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  18. Strategic Reversal in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | CFR.org

    Since 2001, the United States and its international partners have expended substantial resources to secure, stabilize, and rebuild Afghanistan. Recent developments, however, indicate that progress toward these strategic goals is slipping.

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  19. Hope amid war: Why some young Afghans refuse to fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    On World Refugee Day, Afghan's chief executive tweeted about the 60,000 refugees who voluntarily repatriated so far this year. Others, from an IT worker to an Afghan Olympic committee official, explain why they're determined to never leave.

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  20. Who Was the mystic Jalaluddin Rumi, and Whose Rumi Is He?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Juan Cole

    As all the countries that call the work of Jalaluddin Rumi their own rise up against the idea of Leonardo Di Caprio playing the poet and scholar in a Hollywood epic, social media users in Afghanistan are pushing back against Iran and Turkey's reported joint claim to the poet's 800-year-old masterpiece Mathnawi Ma'nawi . On May 31, Iran's Iranian Students' News Agency released a report quoting the country's chair of National Documents Organization on Iran and Turkey's agreement to jointly register Rumi's Mathnawi Ma'nawi collection of verses as joint cultural heritage with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization .

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