Uzbekistan Travel Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Tajikistan: Pristine Nature and the Echo of HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Global Voices Online

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  2. 15:26 Uzbekistan to be provide Wi-Fi on territories of historical monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | AkiPress

    Uzbektelecom proposes a project providing Wi-Fi to the territories of historical and cultural heritage and tourism activity in Uzbekistan, reports the press service of the national telecommunication operator. Test operation of the Wi-Fi zones was launched in the historical city museum Itchan Kala in Khorezm region through organization of optical communication channels and setting the appropriate radio equipment in 2014.

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  3. Uzbekistan's representatives to monitor parliamentary election in Great BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Trend

    Uzbekistan's representatives, namely, Akmal Umirzakov and Shukhrat Sirojiddinov are the members of the observation mission for the general parliamentary election in Great Britain, the British embassy in Tashkent said. MP Umirzakov is a member of the Committee on International Affairs and Interparliamentary Relations of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis and Sirojiddinov is a member of the Central Election Commission , Vice-Rector of the National University of Uzbekistan.

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  4. Int'l flight chaos feared if US stops managing Afghan airspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Russia Taday

    The US is expected to stop managing Afghan airspace once its contract with the government in Kabul expires at the end of June, but international airliners are worried that development could create a no-flight zone over Afghanistan. The US military coalition's air traffic control contact, first begun in 2001, is scheduled to expire at the end of June.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Historic religious sites in Japan's Goto Islands considered for World Heritage statusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    From time to time, the calls of deer can be heard under the starry sky, with the only other sound on this remote island being the echoing of the waves against the shore. Nozaki Island in the town of Ojika is located north of the Goto Islands in Nagasaki Prefecture.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Central Asian Cold Warrior Ruzi Nazar Dies In TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Ruzi Nazar, who was born in the year of the Bolshevik Revolution and spent most of a long lifetime battling against Soviet domination of Central Asia, died in Turkey on April 30. He was 98. Eulogized by a Turkish newspaper as "probably the last of the Cold War warrior-spies," Nazar was probably less prominent in the West than his daughter, Sylvia Nasar, the author whose book A Beautiful Mind was turned into an Academy Award-winning film in 2001. The Uzbek-born Nazar's relative obscurity may not be surprising, since most of his life was spent in pursuits that demanded he keep a very low profile.

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  12. Climate Change Is Behind Russia's Shrinking Lake Baikal, Experts SayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Global Voices Online

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Terror Threat Prompts Uzbek Security AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Uzbek authorities have been on edge for months, especially since a black flag resembling that of the Islamic State militant group was hung on an overpass in Tashkent in September. Rapid reaction forces from Uzbekistan's National Security Service and the Interior Ministry have been deployed in the Parkent district, some 20 kilometers outside Tashkent, after threats were made to blow up several buildings in the area.

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  18. Pentagon Donates Patrol Boats, Vehicles To Uzbekistan Border GuardsRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    The Pentagon will provide Uzbekistan with patrol boats and vehicles worth up to $6.2 million to help the country in its counternarcotics efforts, the U.S. embassy in Tashkent has announced . The short announcement didn't detail the number or types of boats and vehicles, but it did say that they will be allocated to Uzbekistan's State Border Protection Committee of the National Security Service and the State Customs Committee.

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  19. 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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  20. 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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