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  1. 5-year-old Afghan boy could get to meet Lionel MessiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Northern Michigan News

    A 5-year-old Afghan boy who made a splash on the Internet by wearing a homemade Lionel Messi jersey might get the chance to meet the Barcelona great. The Afghan Football Federation said it is planning to set up a meeting between Messi and Murtaza Ahmadi, who was pictured wearing an Argentina jersey made from a plastic bag with Messi's name and number on the back.

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  2. Milo Minderbinder is Alive and Well and Working in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Monday Feb 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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  3. Messi to meet up with kid in bag shirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The New Zealand Herald

    It's an adorable yet heartbreaking photo: A little sports fan wearing a tattered, striped plastic bag as a football jersey, with his idol's name scrawled across it in a marker pen. Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi has fast become an internet sensation after he was photographed in the handmade sports shirt to look like FC Barcelona player Lionel Messi.

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  4. The Land of the Enlightened': Sundance ReviewRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    Afghanistan's legacy of invasion, war and internecine conflict is imaginatively examined in The Land of the Enlightened , a hybrid documentary that strives for a dreamlike reality to convey the fundamental divergence in worldviews between the nation's current occupiers and the ethnic groups that have inhabited the region for millennia. Shot in striking Super 16mm, the film should travel well on the international festival circuit and appears suitable for broadcast and VOD formats, where it could appeal to viewers with a strong interest in the region.

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  5. Messi Wants To Meet Boy Who Made Shirt From BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | LBC 97.3

    Lionel Messi wants to meet a young boy who went viral after a picture emerged of him wearing a homemade shirt fashioned from a plastic bag in homage to his idol. Five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi worships the Argentinean football star, but a jersey of the Barcelona player is beyond the means of his poor family in Afghanistan's Ghazni province.

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  6. Football legend's incredible gift to young fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | NEWS.com.au

    TICK, tock. Tick, tock. We're counting down to Tuesday's transfer deadline at 10am EDT with all the latest transfer news as it happens.

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  7. Afghan security forces need 'years' of help: USA generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Echo

    He was the commander of Fort Drum's 3rd brigade combat team from 2004 to 2007, protecting 7 million Afghans and 570 miles of the Pakistani border. But one day later, Lt.

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  8. Lahore Literary Festival 2016 : LLF scheduled for February 19-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Daily Times

    'Audiences will have even more to choose from this year. We will have five parallel sessions happening at any given time, spanning fiction, film, music, architecture, urbanism, poetry and more' "This year's three-day, free and open-to-public event will also feature some of the most insightful voices from home and abroad in rewarding, thought-provoking discussions on the literary arts," LLF CEO & Founder Razi Ahmed said.

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  9. Envoys from 4 countries to discuss Afghan peace talks Feb. 6Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Pakistan's Foreign Ministry announced Thursday that representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will meet in the Pakistani capital Islamabad next month to discuss how to resume the stalled peace process between Kabul and the Taliban. The ministry spokesman, Qazi Khalilullah, said the Feb. 6 meeting would continue the ongoing efforts to lay out a roadmap to peace for the war-shattered Afghan nation.

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  10. Milo Minderbinder is Alive and Well and Working in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | 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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  11. Wikileaks Diplomatic CablesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | La Luchita

    DIY researchers and journalists are bouncing off the walls tonight, as Wikileaks has released hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables from US embassies around the world. About half are classified in some way.

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  12. Can 3D Scans Save Cultural Sites From War?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Live Science

    The medieval fortified palace in Aleppo is a UNESCO world heritage site, and the city itself is one of the oldest continuously occupied cities on the planet. In March 2001, the Taliban blew up the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan, two of the tallest Buddha sculptures in the world.

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  13. 4 nations meet Feb. 6 to discuss Afghan peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The China Post

    Pakistan's Foreign Ministry announced Thursday that representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will meet in the Pakistani capital Islamabad next month to discuss how to resume the stalled peace process between Kabul and the Taliban. The ministry spokesman, Qazi Khalilullah, said the Feb. 6 meeting would continue the ongoing efforts to lay out a roadmap to peace for the war-shattered Afghan nation.

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  14. Envoys from 4 countries to discuss Afghan peace talks Feb. 6Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Pakistan's Foreign Ministry says representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States will meet in the Pakistani capital Islamabad next month to discuss how to resume stalled peace process between Kabul and the Taliban. Foreign Ministry spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said Thursday the Feb. 6 meeting was part of the efforts aimed at laying out a roadmap to peace for the war-shattered Afghan nation.

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  15. Envoys To Discuss Afghan Peace Process Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Weekday Magazine

    Pakistan's Foreign Ministry says representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and the United States will meet in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, next month to discuss how to resume stalled peace process between Kabul and the Taliban. Foreign Ministry spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said the February 6 meeting was part of the efforts aimed at laying out a road map to peace for the war-shattered Afghan nation.

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  16. Preservationists race to protect cultural monuments using 3D images and dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Mashable

    In March 2001, the Taliban blew up the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan, two of the tallest Buddha sculptures in the world. This horrific attack on an important and beautiful example of the patrimony of central Asia shocked the world.

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  17. Taliban Sets Out Demands To Take Part In Afghan Peace TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Weekday Magazine

    The Taliban in Afghanistan has set out a list of demands that the militant group says must be met before they consider rejoining peace talks aimed at ending the 15-year war. The Islamist insurgents are demanding the release of an unnamed list of prisoners, to be removed from a UN blacklist freezing their assets and imposing a travel ban on its leaders, and to have a political office formally recognized.

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  18. Taliban want removal from U.N. blacklist before peace talksRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Afghanistan's Taliban want to be removed from a U.N. blacklist before considering rejoining peace talks aimed at ending a 15-year civil war, a senior member said, as its political wing met activists at an unofficial forum in Qatar. After months of worsening fighting, with the province of Helmand slipping out of government control and frequent suicide bombings in the capital, Afghanistan and its neighbours are trying to get troubled negotiations back on track.

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  19. From Perdition to RedemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    Modern-day Odysseus tale of danger and intrigue in new candid, compelling, and inspiring memoir: Without a Net: A True Tale of Prison, Penthouses, and Playmates SANTA MONICA, CA, September 24, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Writing duo Barry Hornig and Michael Claibourne pen the story of a young man from a middle class background who shoots for the stars and goes after things that aren't attainable, and when he thinks he has them, they get taken away. In the process, he winds up incarcerated, threatened with guns, and succumbs to addictions, but through a powerful series of visualizations he manages to manifest somebody who helps him change his whole life around through love and compassion.

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  20. Woodbridge man, Nick Hughes, on his 30 years of international aid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Woodbridge man, Nick Hughes, on his 30 years of international aid work - and the refugee crisis the world faces today 2010-2011: Afghanistan, Mines Advisory Group; 2009-2010: Sudan, War Child; 2009: Sudan, HelpAge; 2008-2009: Lebanon, Handicap International; 2008: Lebanon, Save the Children ; 2007: Zanzibar, STC; 2005-2007: Afghanistan, STC; 2005: Tajikistan, STC; 2004-2005: Afghanistan, STC; 2003-2004: Iraq, STC; 2002-2003: Tehran, Damascus, Amman, Doha, STC; 2002: Jerusalem, occupied Palestinian Territories, STC; 2002: Morocco, STC; 2001-2002: London, STC; 1997-2001: Morocco, Terre des hommes; 1996-1997: Afghanistan, Terre des hommes; 1995-1996: London, STC; 1992-1995: Cambodia, STC; 1991: Iran, STC; 1981-1985: Lebanon, Institute for the Deaf The 54-year-old returned to the town in which he grew up in April 2011 - but in the intervening years, his work in international development and ... (more)

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