Uzbekistan Travel Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Afghan attorneys hone skills in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Recordpub.com

    When Habiburrahman Rahmani and Ali Shah Hasanzada return to Afghanistan after spending about 10 months at Ohio Northern University, they'll bring a sharpened desire to spread democracy in their home country.

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  2. Lawmakers vow to fight for more visas for Afghan interpretersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    When the U.S. troops with whom he had patrolled side by side for months left at the end of their deployment, Zia stayed behind. Zia was an Afghan translator who worked closely with U.S. forces during the war, accompanying them on patrols, talking to local residents and growing close to the American troops with whom he served.

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  3. Indian consulate in Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif attackedRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Nerve News

    The Indian consulate in Afghanistan's northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif came under attack on Sunday, media reports said. Afghan news agency Pajhwok Afghan News said in a tweet: Police confirmed blast in gun fires in PD4 near to #Indian consulate in #Afghanistan's Mazar-i-Sharif city.

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  4. Afghan Attorneys Honing Legal Skills At University In OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | TheCourier.com

    When Habiburrahman Rahmani and Ali Shah Hasanzada return to Afghanistan after spending about 10 months at Ohio Northern University, they'll bring a sharpened desire to spread democracy in their home country.

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  5. Afghan stint increases Marine's yen for stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | NWAonline

    Marine Corps Capt. Austin Booth rides in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on his way to training in Afghanistan.

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  6. Major blast takes place in Kabul near foreign embassy areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | India.com

    Kabul, January 1: Afghanistan capital was rocked with a loud blast that took place on Friday. As per to the reports, the blast took place near the a place where major foreign embassies and government buildings are located.

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  7. Qatar, Afghanistan Sign MoU On EducationRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Qatar and Afghanistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding Tuesday to cooperate in educational areas, Qatar News Agency reported. The MoU was signed by Qatar's Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al-Hammadi who is also Secretary General of the Supreme Education Council and Afghanistan's Minister of Education Dr Assad Hanif Balkhi who is on a several days' visit to Qatar.

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

    Dec 29, 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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  9. British troops deploy to Afghan province as Taliban advance KandaharRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | India.com

    Kabul, Dec 22: Military planes today dropped food and ammunition to besieged Afghan forces in Sangin after Taliban insurgents captured large swathes of the opium-growing southern district, as British military advisers were deployed to the region. The Islamists broke through the frontlines of the strategic district on Sunday after days of fierce clashes, tightening their grip on the volatile province of Helmand.

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  10. Andy Allen pictured while on duty in Afghanistan before he lost both legs in a bomb blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Fermanagh Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Northern Irish ex-soldier who survived a bomb blast in Afghanistan has questioned why troops were pulled out of Helmand last year, as news emerged of a UK team being dispatched to the region.

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  11. Why PM Narendra Modi's Kabul visit mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Indian Express

    When Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in Kabul later this month, he will arrive in a war-torn country facing its most serious crisis since 9/11. Large parts of the north-eastern Helmand region have fallen to the Taliban, adding to the reverses in Kunduz and Kandahar-leading more and more people to ask if the new Afghanistan born after 9/11 can survive.

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  12. See Traditions in UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Once a combination of Tartary and Turkistan what was also called as Transoxania is now known as Uzbekistan - "Land of Uzbeks" Since the 15th century the cities of Tashkent and Khiva and others in Uzbekistan have been important to merchants traveling the historic Silk Road connecting China and the Mediterranean Sea. Today visitors will find cotton is a major factor in the nation's textile market and they can find some of the most beautiful carpets made and sold here - carpets of silk, wool and cotton.

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  13. Americans Feared Dead in Afghanistan Suicide AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A provision in the bill prohibits the ... Running back Danny Woodhead helped the Chargers to a 30-14 win over Miami in what might have been the final NFL game in San Diego. Woodhead the native of North Platte, had his... - Here's the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEAtlanta 23, Jacksonville 17Washington 35, Buffalo 25Carolina 38, N-Y Giants 35Minnesota ... -- Republican presidential candidate Lindsey Graham is dropping out of the 2016 race for the White House.The South Carolina senator revealed the news in a video p... -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens continued to shatter box office records throughout its debut weekend.

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  14. Suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops north of KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | CBC News

    Brig. Gen William Shoffner, head of public affairs at NATO's Resolute Support base in the Afghan capital Kabul, said on Monday that three foreign troops were also wounded in the attack. He says the attack happened at around 1.30 p.m. local time in the vicinity of the base, which is the biggest U.S. military facility in Afghanistan.

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  15. Taliban take control of Afghanistan's Helmand provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | CNN

    Taliban forces have taken almost full control of a key district in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province after several days of fierce fighting, a police official told CNN on Monday. The Taliban took over the entire district except for the police chief's compound and another compound where a battalion of Afghan National Army is based in, according to Mohammad Dawood, the police chief of Sangin district in the province.

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  16. Helping Women SoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Before her first flight on an airplane several years ago, the idea of occupying a seat in the cockpit didn't seem possible. When it did, Shaesta Waiz was a recent high school grad.

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  17. Browne to challenge Chagaev for secondary beltRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | ESPN

    Ruslan Chagaev will defend his secondary heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne on March 5 at Akhmat Arena in Grozny, Russia, organizers announced on Friday. Although Browne has been the mandatory challenger since February, Chagaev was due to face Fres Oquendo in a rematch on Oct. 17 in Kiel, Germany.

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  18. For Young Afghan Women, Scaling Mountain Peaks Brings Highs And LowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | News 88.9 KNPR

    The moment on top of an Afghan mountain peak was one of bittersweet triumph for 20-year-old Shopirai Otmonkhel and her friend Zahra Karimi Nooristani, 18. The budding mountaineers from Kabul beamed with pride as they held up the Afghan flag after climbing to heights no Afghan woman had ever reached. Nooristani - a shy athlete who earlier this year would blush and mumble when asked a question - spoke eloquently about how she'd discovered women can learn to do or be anything, whether it's mountain climbing or becoming a physician or teacher.

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  19. US defence secretary to assess IS Afghanistan campaignRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    US defence secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to assess the fragile security situation, amid reports of increased violence and a growing campaign by Islamic State loyalists to gain a foothold in the eastern part of the country. Mr Carter's visit comes as his top commander there, General John Campbell, voiced concerns that foreign fighters from Syria and Iraq are joining with Afghans who have declared loyalty to IS in the east, near the Pakistan border.

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  20. Carter in Afghanistan to review security as violence risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Barriere Star Journal

    Defence Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to assess the fragile security situation, amid reports of increased violence and a growing campaign by Islamic State loyalists to gain a foothold in the eastern part of the country. Carter's visit comes as his top commander there, Gen.

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