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  1. US air-traffic control contract with Kabul ends in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Nation

    Kabul: The United States is to stop managing Afghan airspace by the end of June after its air-traffic control contract with the government in Kabul expires, a development that could see international airlines forced to cancel flights both into the country and over its territory. Unless a solution - even a temporary one - is found, Afghanistan would basically become a no-fly zone, which would cost the government millions of dollars in revenue and seriously damage its credibility with overseas donors and investors, officials and diplomats in Kabul warn.

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  2. Pashtun Pride, Israel DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Jewish World Review

    In recent years you may have seen sensationalist headlines proclaiming that the Taliban are descended from the Jewish People. Well, bin Laden was actually an ethnic Yemenite from Saudi Arabia; and the Taliban? It's not them per se, but the tribe they come from, that some researchers have put under the microscope in a quest to resolve the historical mystery of linkage to the Ten Lost Tribes.

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

    May 5, 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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  4. The Raft and the Shore - Crossing Borders to Abolish WarRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Kathy Kelly: - "The Raft and the Shore"-- Crossing Borders to Abolish War - During the war in Vietnam, two venerable peacemakers, Thich Nhat Hanh and Daniel Berrigan, SJ, exchanged ideas about nonviolent resistance to war in a book entitled: The Raft is Not the Shore. Drawing on experiences living alongside people trapped in war zones and in U.S. prisons, , Kathy Kelly will discuss what she as learned from people bearing the brunt of what Martin Luther King termed "the triple evils" of racism, militarism, and poverty.

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  5. Afghan Taliban stress preconditions for talksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Nation

    Taliban militants meeting Afghan officials in Qatar reiterated their hardline stance on peace talks Monday, ruling out negotiations until US forces leave the country and the insurgents are allowed to open a political office. A 20-member Afghan delegation over the weekend launched two days of "open discussion" with Taliban representatives in the Gulf emirate in their latest attempt to end Afghanistan's long war.

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  6. Afghan team leaves for Qatar to hold talks with Taliban representativesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Kabul: An Afghan delegation left for Qatar on Saturday where they will hold two days of "open discussion" with Taliban representatives aimed at ending Afghanistan's long war, according to an official. "A 20-member Afghan delegation, two from the High Peace Council, left to attend talks in Qatar on Sunday and Monday," Abdul Hakim Mujahid, first deputy of the council, told AFP.

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  7. Afghan delegation, Taliban representatives to hold open discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | The Nation

    Kabul: An Afghan delegation left for Qatar today where they will hold two days of "open discussion" with Taliban representatives aimed at ending Afghanistan's long war, according to an official. "A 20-member Afghan delegation, two from the High Peace Council, left to attend talks in Qatar on Sunday and Monday," Abdul Hakim Mujahid, first deputy of the council, told sources.

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  8. U.S. wasting billions of taxpayer money on Afghanistan security forces: IGRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Washington Times

    A government watchdog says the Obama administration has no idea how many Afghan soldiers and police are available to fight the Taliban, after nearly a decade of the U.S. paying for training and equipping those security forces. John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction , also told Congress Thursday that Afghanistan is still the "global leader in illicit opium cultivation and production," despite $8.4 billion from the U.S. for counternarcotics efforts.

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  9. Afghan security forces stand guard during a protest demanding justice ...Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Washington Times

    A government watchdog says the Obama administration has no idea how many Afghan soldiers and police are available to fight the Taliban, after nearly a decade of the U.S. paying for training and equipping those security forces. John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction , said in his latest audit of the $110 billion U.S. rebuilding effort that theft and waste of billions in U.S. aid is rampant.

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

    Apr 30, 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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  11. Kabul skateboarding school comes to JoziRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    What began in Afghanistan to inspire confidence in girls has landed in the parks and on the rooftops of Jo'burg's inner city. It started with four wheels, a deck and an Australian skating around Kabul.

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  12. India will always stand firmly beside Afghanistan: PrezRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Asserting that the cooperation between New Delhi and Kabul has neither an expiry date nor a timeline, President Pranab Mukherjee has said that India will always stand firmly beside Afghanistan as a friend and neighbour. President Mukherjee, who yesterday welcomed Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on his first state visit to India, said India supports an Afghan led and Afghan owned national reconciliation process within the framework of the Afghan Constitution.

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  13. Malpractices threaten Medical TourismRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Hard News

    When 31-year-old Shamshur Rahman learned that he had a brain tumour, the Afghan national booked a flight to India and a room in Kasturba Niketan Colony-South Delhi's "Little Kabul". "I chose to come to India because my friends had come to India and were very happy with the treatment they had undergone here," Rahman says through an interpreter.

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  14. Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Afghanistan's first female pilot Niloofar Rahmani, 23, sits inside a fixed-wing Afghan Air Force aviator aircraft in Kabul. AFP PHOTO / SHAH Marai Afghanistan's first female pilot Niloofar Rahmani, 23, sits inside a fixed-wing Afghan Air Force aviator aircraft in Kabul.

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  15. Ghani reassures India over relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Nation

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday sought to reassure his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that Kabul was committed to its close relationship with New Delhi despite warming ties with Pakistan. Ghani called for regional cooperation to defeat militants, saying he wants to "make Afghanistan a graveyard of terror" but needs help from India, Pakistan and other neighbours.

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  16. Afghan president reassures India over relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday sought to reassure his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi that Kabul was committed to its close relationship with New Delhi despite warming ties with Pakistan. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, shakes hands with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani before a meeting in New Delhi, India.

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  17. Sushma Swaraj calls on Afghan PresidentRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani here on Tuesday before the delegation-level talks between both sides. "Affirming a valued friendship.

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  18. Narendra Modi to hold bilateral talks with Afghan PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | India.com

    New Delhi, Apr 28: Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, who arrived in New Delhi last evening on a three-day visit to India, will have bilateral engagements with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The visiting dignitary would call on Prime Minister Modi at the Hyderabad House, which will be followed by delegation-level talks between both sides.

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  19. India- Afghanistan relations: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrives in India on three-day visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | India.com

    New Delhi, April 27: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in India on Monday night on a three-day state visit, his first after becoming president seven months ago. He was received at Palam airport by Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha.

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  20. Afghan President Ghani arrives in India on three-day visitRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in India on Monday night on a three-day state visit, his first after becoming president seven months ago. He was received at Palam airport by Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha.

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