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  1. A way in the dark: Meet Afghanistan's first female professional photographerRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 15 | The Indian Express

    Farzana Wahidy's childhood was pockmarked with interruptions. Under the Taliban regime in the '90s, life was, what the Kandahar-born-Kabul-based photographer calls, an interminable "dark state".


  2. Policy is changing in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Friday Nov 13 | The Messenger

    President Barack Obama may have begun doing the right thing in Afghanistan - but time will tell whether he will follow through. Pursuant to a promise he made while campaigning for the presidency in 2008, Obama quickly began withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan after he was sworn in.


  3. Former U of M student allegedly linked to Afghanistan car bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | CBC News

    Former University of Manitoba student Muhanad Al-Farekh has been housed in the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York since April. Court documents reveal U.S. prosecutors have evidence linking a former University of Manitoba student to a fatal car bombing in Afghanistan.


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

    Wednesday Nov 11 | 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.


  5. Life Goes On Under the Helicopters and the Terrible Cost of Avoiding the Dangers of KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Common Dreams

    When I arrived at the Kabul International Airport on November 4, I was unaware that the same day the New York Times published an article, " Life Pulls Back in Afghan Capital, as Danger Rises and Troops Recede ." My friends Abdulhai and Ali, 17 years old, young men I have known since my first visit five years ago, greeted me with smiles and hugs and took my bags.


  6. US official visits Pakistan to encourage Afghan peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A U.S. official is visiting Pakistan in an apparent effort to encourage Islamabad to host more peace talks between representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban. According to a foreign ministry statement, the U.S. acting special representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Laurel Miller, met Wednesday with the Pakistani prime minister's special assistant on foreign affairs, Tariq Fatemi.


  7. UConn Graduates Scott and Krista Yaglowski are Doing Double Duty OverseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | UConn Advance

    Walking the nighttime perimeter of his base in Kabul, Afghanistan, First Lieutenant Scott Yaglowski '12 may well be dreaming of wings. Wings from Wings Over Storrs.


  8. Afghanistan's first international marathon staged under heavy securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Daily Mail

    Fancy a stay in the sexiest bedroom in the world or at a luxe island that reuses its wastewater? The best boutique hotels revealed All creatures great and small: TV star Michaela Strachan encounters everything from hungry lions to tiny sicklebacks on her safari from Suffolk to Kenya Are these the worst Airbnb guests ever? Hosts reveal their most shocking and hilarious stories from finding faeces to encountering strangers in the nude Zip wires, a basketball court and the fastest water slides at sea: Norwegian Cruise Line reveals the newest addition to its fleet Heading for the beach? Climb aboard! What it's like to ride the original 1913 tram which takes passengers through a cross-section of Majorcan life A land peppered with pagodas and palaces: Why magical Myanmar is THE destination for travellers in search of fresh experiences Pedalling to Panama: Seeing Central America's fascinating ... (more)


  9. The NZDF cost of fighting a journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    In the case of the defamation action brought against the New Zealand Defence Force by war reporter Jon Stephenson, the answer is 15. In response to an Official Information request by the Herald, the Defence Force revealed it used 12 lawyers - including six senior practitioners - from the Government's legal arm, Crown Law, plus three external barristers. These expenses do not include a payment of an undisclosed sum - understood to be a six-figure amount - to Mr Stephenson in a settlement that included a statement by Defence expressing "regret".


  10. British mark Remembrance Day in KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Reuters

    British diplomats and military officials gather in Kabul, Afghanistan for a Remembrance Day ceremony to commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives in combat. Rough Cut .


  11. Not Your Grandfather's ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | Power Line

    The mass migration from Islamic countries including Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and others, continues apace. Around three-quarters of a million migrants have entered Europe in the current wave.


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

    Friday Nov 6 | 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.


  13. Afghan asylum seekers overtake Syrians on Arctic route to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | The Star Online

    Afghans have overtaken Syrians as the biggest group of asylum seekers crossing Norway's remote Arctic frontier from Russia, even though many risk being sent back to Kabul, Norway's top immigration official said on Thursday. Many other European nations have also seen a surge in arrivals from Afghanistan, adding to Europe's biggest migrant crisis since World War Two.


  14. Bullet-in-bag scam hits fliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | CNN

    "If the 7th Circle of Hell were a place on earth, it would be 'Paris' Beauvais-Tille," said one traveler who responded to the Guide to Sleeping in Airports' 2015 best/worst airport survey. Why all the hate? According to the travel site, grievances generally revolve around the absence of chairs, kind staff, sufficient toilets and hygienic standards.


  15. Rock the KasbahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 |

    Richie Lanz has lost that winner's grin. The veteran music manager, who claims to have named Madonna, advised Jimi Hendrix what to play at Woodstock and bedded Danielle Steele, has been reduced to booking cover bands for bar mitzvahs and cashing "managerial services" cheques from wannabe singers who he knows have limited potential.


  16. An F-16 fighter jet in Afghanistan might be Pentagon's most decoratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | Stars and Stripes

    While visiting this sprawling military installation north of Kabul last week, I visited the flight line of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing. And then I stumbled into a little history.


  17. The 13 must-read Clinton emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | Politico

    Beyond the bland day-to-day business of being secretary of state, the latest emails released by the State Department on Friday showed varying moments of candor, intensity and humor among the secretary, her staff and friends. Here are just a few of the more notable messages to pass through Clinton's inbox, from embassy security concerns to learning how to use a new BlackBerry and getting in touch with the likes of Ben Affleck and Lady Gaga: In an April 2009 email to Clinton, top aide Huma Abedin informed the secretary of state about increased security measures at embassies in Kabul and Islamabad.


  18. Hillarya s newest e-mail problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Hillary Clinton would like the final word on Benghazi and her e-mail scandal to be the House Select Committee on Benghazi hearing where her fortitude and Republicans' ineptitude were on full display. It will not be.


  19. Earthquake in South AsiaRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2015 | State Department

    In statements following the earthquake, the U.S. Embassies in Pakistan and Afghanistan extended condolences to the victims and those who lost loved ones throughout the region as a result of the earthquake. U.S. citizens in Pakistan who have been affected by the earthquake can contact the U.S. Embassy by emailing [email protected] or calling 208-0000.


  20. Indians in Kabul safe: OfficialRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 |

    New Delhi, Oct 26 : All Indians in Kabul are safe and there are no reports of damage to Indian owned property in the city in the wake of a devastating earthquake with its epicentre in Afghanistan that hit on Monday, an Indian embassy official said. "As of now, there are no reports of casualties or injuries among Indians," the official told IANS on the phone at 4.30 pm , adding that Indian Ambassador Amar Sinha was going around the city to assess the situation.