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  1. Lesvos: Visiting the tiny Greek island receiving tens of thousands of refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Independent

    The overcrowded makeshift camp, lacking bathrooms, food and blankets, is not how the refugees imagined Europe. But Greece is struggling to cope with the tide of boats arriving on its islands from neighbouring Turkey.

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  2. Afghan warlord angry at being 'sidelined' by GhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Bangkok Post

    Ismail Khan played a major role in Afghanistan's struggle against Soviet occupation, but the powerful warlord now accuses his country's government of sidelining him just as it faces up to the Taliban's obstinate insurgency. Afghan warlord and former mujahideen leader Ismail Khan is photographed during an interview with AFP at his residence in Herat province on May 29, 2015 Khan was once one of the most important commanders of the "mujahideen" fighters who battled to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in the 1980s.

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  3. 13:02 Millions of U.S. dollars may have gone to 'ghost schools' in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | AkiPress

    Nils Kauffman, who served as an education officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Afghanistan, said he noticed irregularities at a vocational training institute the agency was funding during his visits to its campus in downtown Kabul in 2012 and 2013. He recalls being surprised not to see any students in the institute's laboratories, where volt meters and scientific equipment remained in their original packaging.

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  4. Bamiyan Buddhas in Hologram FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Neatorama

    The largest Buddha statues in the world stood against the cliffs of the Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan for centuries. Then in March of 2001, the Taliban dynamited the ancient artifacts.

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  5. 'Rock The Kasbah' Trailer Starring Bill Murray and Bruce WillisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Hypebeast.com

    As directed by famed director Barry Levinson, Bill Murray's latest role in the forthcoming feature film Rock The Kasbah features an all-star cast intertwined with the journey of rock manager Richie Lanz as he finds his way through Afghanistan. Bill Murray's act, played by Zoe Deschanel, has been convinced to travel to the other end of the world to perform in front of "2000 horny soldiers" in a comedy compilation that sees the duo doing everything from fighting war criminals to performing in skeptical dimly lit bars for Kabul's popular Afghan Star television show.

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

    Thursday Jun 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.

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  7. U.S. Adapts 'Lily Pad' Strategy to Defeat ISIS in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | TIME.com

    The top U.S. military officer likened the expanding American footprint in Iraq Thursday to "lily pads" that will sprout across the pond known as Anbar Province, where the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria seized the capital last month. "Our campaign is built on establishing these 'lily pads' that allow us to encourage the Iraqi security forces forward," Army General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters during a visit in Italy.

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  8. PM Modi to visit 5 Central Asian nations from July 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Hindustan Times

    In a bid to deepen strategic footprints and energy cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin an 8-day trip crisscrossing five Central Asian nations from July 6, besides visiting Russia to attend the Brics summit from July 8 to 10. Modi will begin the visit on July 6 from Uzbekistan and will conclude it on July 13. The visit is expected to give a roadmap for making India's connect-Central Asia policy into a strategic action plan at a time when China is focusing more on the region and US presence in Afghanistan, adjoining many Central Asian countries, is diminishing, sources said.

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  9. Exhibition of works by Italian conceptual artist Alighiero Boetti on view at Mazzoleni LondonRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | Art Daily

    Mazzoleni London presents an exhibition of works by Italian conceptual artist Alighiero Boetti from 5 June - 31 July 2015. Curated by Rinaldo Rossi - a friend and long-time collaborator of Boetti from 1967 until his death - and Corinna Turati, the exhibition presents an in-depth examination on the work of Boetti as well as the codes and mechanisms used in his work.

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

    Friday Jun 5 | 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. West Lothian war hero determined to be ultimate WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Daily Record

    Danny Hutchison survived a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan and is set to travel to the States for the Department of Defence Warrior Games for inured veterans. An ex-serivceman who survived a suicide bomb attack will be going for gold at the Warrior Games in America this month.

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  12. Lotus Circle Advisor Janet Montag: "Give Girls a Voice and the Tools to Change Their Lives."Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | PressReleasePoint

    Tonight in New York City, The Asia Foundation's fifth annual Lotus Leadership Awards will honor two acclaimed women leaders - women's rights advocate Ranjana Kumari, director of India's Centre for Social Research, and Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist and author Sheryl WuDunn. In anticipation of the awards gala, In Asia spoke this week with Lotus Circle Advisor Janet Montag, a philanthropist and community leader widely traveled in Asia and a former trustee of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh.

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  13. How India must counter Pakistan in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Rediff.com

    New Delhi must indicate to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that it has a long-term strategy for his country. It should point out that Pakistan's present Afgan policy will destabilise Afghanistan and help Islamic State, says Gautam Sen. akistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has just concluded a visit to Afghanistan accompanied by a high-powered delegation.

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  14. Pot Activist Wants to Help Heroin Epidemic... With an African Plant and the KardashiansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | High Times

    Long time marijuana activist and organizer of the Global Million Marijuana March, Dana Beal has set his sights on tackling a new problem-the growing heroin epidemic. And he has quite the plan to do it.

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  15. U.S. Efforts to Shore Up Afghan Economy Foundering, Watchdog FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Government Executive

    SIGAR John Sopko is seeking details on construction of a $43 million single compressed natural gas station with disappointing results . The Defense Department's business stability task force operating in war-torn Afghanistan has overlooked obstacles to a plan for a natural gas-powered automobile industry as well as commercial exploitation of the country's vast underground wealth of minerals, an inspector general found.

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

    May 27, 2015 | 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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  17. Holidaymakers' misery as boat people from Syria and Afghanistan...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Holidaymakers' misery as boat people from Syria and Afghanistan seeking asylum set up migrant camp to turn popular Greek island of Kos into 'disgusting' hellhole Migrants are descending on the Greek holiday island of Kos. Some 1,200 refugees have arrived in the last few days They've taken over a derelict hotel with makeshift beds, no running water and are washing with a hose on the street Summer break a 'nightmare' for British holidaymakers, who 'won't be coming back if it's a refugee camp next year' Boat people from Syria and Afghanistan and British holidaymakers have clashed on Kos - as migrants have turned the Greek island, popular with cheap package deals, into a 'disgusting' hellhole.

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  18. President Obama marks first Memorial Day in 14 years without major US warRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    President Barack Obama on Monday honored soldiers who died in Afghanistan, during his annual speech at Arlington national cemetery on Memorial Day. Though troops remain stationed in Afghanistan , it was the first time in 14 years that the US had celebrated the holiday while not engaged in a major ground war.

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  19. NATO hopes to keep a base in Afghanistan, U.S. general saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The leaders of the United States and other NATO nations are intensifying discussions about future support for Afghanistan, probably meaning at least some American troops will remain here well after President Obama leaves office, a U.S. Army general said Saturday. Gen. John F. Campbell, commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, said that NATO military commanders plan to establish a base in Kabul to help distribute aid, facilitate weapons sales and continue efforts to train Afghan security forces.

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  20. Link About It: This Week's Picks: Obama's own Twitter account,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Cool Hunting

    Award-winning photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson's powerful " Skate Girls of Kabul " series is currently on display at London's National Portrait Gallery and is set to be published in an upcoming book. Dobson traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan to capture the inspiring story of the organization Skateistan, which empowers young Afghan girls through the usually male-dominated sport of skateboarding.

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