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Funds will support humanitarian aid in the West Bank and Gaza, political and security reforms, and governance
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Lee and Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Germany has deported 26 Afghan migrants as part of the government's efforts to increase the number of rejected asylum-seekers leaving the country after an influx of more than 1 million migrants in the last two years....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The case, in which a political rival has accused the vice president of ordering his men to sexually assault him with a rifle, is a test of the government’s resolve to deliver justice.
From: New York Times | By: MUJIB MASHAL | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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"Global Trends" and the collective wisdom of the U.S. intelligence community
From: Salon.com | By: Tom Engelhardt, Tom Dispatch | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The new U.S. administration has been testing Beijing with provocative stances on trade, Taiwan and the South China Sea. But starting up a Cold War with China is a highly risky strategy...
From: Time | By: Charlie Campbell / Xiamen | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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"These photos represent the spirit of what I saw and felt in those days"
From: Time | By: Peter van Agtmael | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The world watched, throughout November and December 2016, as conditions in the rebel-held area of Aleppo became unbearable. There, amid heavy snowfall, thousands of residents were forcibly displaced from their homes. Most were sent to rebel-held Idlib,...
From: In These Times | By: Leila Al Shami | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The consequences of the Pompeo betrayal?
From: Hot Air | By: Ed Morrissey | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Threads connecting Trump to Russian business (and crime) go back decades, and could be the big secret he's hiding
From: Salon.com | By: Paul Rosenberg | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Every four years, the National Intelligence Council releases a not-so-groundbreaking Global Trends report
From: Salon.com | By: Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Guards at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad, where detainees were tortured while under American control, on Febuary 21, 2009. (Photo: Jehad Nga / The New York Times) Trump and his cabinet picks are on record defending torture as a legitimate form of interrogation,...
From: Truthout | Monday, January 23, 2017
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While women across America joined together to demand gender equality by participating in women’s marches across the nation, women in many other countries are pushed to the shadows unable to participate in such a public display of political activism....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tara West | Monday, January 23, 2017
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that any decision by the United States to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan would worsen the situation in the country, Interfax news agency reported.
From: The Star Malaysia | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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BERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported 26 Afghan migrants as part of the government’s efforts to increase the number of rejected asylum-seekers leaving the country after an influx of more than 1 million migrants in the last two years. The German news...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A group of rejected Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany has landed in Kabul following protests Monday night at Frankfurt Airport. More than 100 people had gathered to demonstrate against the forced repatriations.
From: Deutsche Welle | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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At least eight security personnel were injured in Balochistan's Panjgoor district when a military convoy was ambushed, security officials told DawnNews. "The security personnel were moving through the district's mountainous Gichak area to conduct a raid...
From: Dawn | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said over 90 per cent Temporarily Dislocated Persons (TDP) have returned to their homes in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)."When I took oath of office, the rehabilitation of IDPs to their...
From: Dawn | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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At least six security personnel were injured in a blast in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's Tank district on Monday, security sources said.The Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were on a routine patrol when their vehicle was targeted through an improvised explosive...
From: Dawn | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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His new commander-in-chief has repeatedly said he should be executed.
From: The American Conservative | By: Kelley Beaucar Vlahos | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Senator Schumer was measured and found wanting. The post Chuck Schumer Made The Mistake of Scolding Tom Cotton About Where He Was 8 Years Ago appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | By: Jay Caruso | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Federalist senior writer Mary Katharine Ham joined Jake Tapper on CNN’s “The Lead” to talk about anti-Trump protestors getting rowdy, attacking, and spitting on Gold Star families attending the American Legion Salute to Heroes Inaugural Gala Friday.Ryan...
From: Free Republic | By: The Federalist | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Senate has confirmed Mike Pompeo as CIA Director. The post Mike Pompeo Confirmed As CIA Director… And There Is A Report Of “Shots Fired” appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | By: streiff | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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South Carolina Rep. Mick Mulvaney has fought for years to chop defense spending.
From: Politico | By: Jeremy Herb | Monday, January 23, 2017
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A newly-launched United Nations-backed humanitarian response plan for Afghanistan is seeking $550 million in 2017 to support the most vulnerable and marginalized population of the conflict-torn country.
From: UN News Centre | Monday, January 23, 2017
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This post The Most Profitable Crisis of the Year Ahead appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The world’s growing water crisis will bring about ample opportunity for tech and biotech companies to solve water woes. Gerald Celente has more... The post The...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Gerald Celente | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Afghanistan ordered the arrests of nine of Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum’s bodyguards on charges related to the alleged abduction and sexual assault of a political rival.
From: Wall Street Journal | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Greg Barker's documentary about Special Forces troops deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11 premiered Saturday as a part of Sundance's Documentary Premieres section....
From: Indiewire | By: Graham Winfrey | Monday, January 23, 2017
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— Two days after President Donald Trump took office, the Taliban asked him to remove all U.S. troops from Afghanistan but hinted at a willingness to work with the United States. The insurgent group posted a statement on its website Sunday calling on...
From: Free Republic | By: Stripes | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The Taliban has called on President Donald Trump to withdraw U.S. forces from the “quagmire” of Afghanistan, saying that nothing has been achieved in 15 years of war except bloodshed and destruction. The post Taliban tells Trump to withdraw U.S....
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The 117 CIA officers who have died in our service should not be used to score cheap political points.
From: Outside the Beltway | By: James Joyner | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Afghanistan could offer a good platform for cooperation between Moscow and the new government in Washington, Russian experts say. They explain what the country means to the Kremlin today.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, January 23, 2017
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KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban has called on President Donald Trump to withdraw U.S. forces from the "quagmire" of Afghanistan, saying that nothing has been achieved in 15 years of war except bloodshed and destruction.
From: The Star Malaysia | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa accepted Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani's invitation for "serious talks" with the intention to put an end to the allegations of cross border terrorism, a Pakistan media report said.
From: Times of India | Monday, January 23, 2017
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I recently received this shocking letter from a man who has served as a contractor in Afghanistan. It reveals the appalling extent of sharia compliance in the United States military. My name is John Craig. I have been a contractor in Afghanistan for...
From: Free Republic | By: American Thinker | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The artist duo Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, who have tackled subjects such as the war in Afghanistan and the terrorist attacks in London, are making their presence felt with a new exhibition at the Lisson Gallery in Milan and a commission for...
From: The Art Newspaper | Monday, January 23, 2017
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[…] Seven of the most memorable Irish moments on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs...
From: The Irish Post | By: Mal Rogers | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The roof of a shoddily constructed house in a refugee camp in Afghanistan collapsed as a family was sleeping inside, killing six family members, including two women and two children, an official said.
From: Irish Independent | Monday, January 23, 2017
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I recently received this shocking letter from a man who has served as a contractor in Afghanistan.
From: American Thinker | Monday, January 23, 2017
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the roof of a shoddily constructed house in a refugee camp in eastern Afghanistan collapsed as a family was sleeping inside, killing 6 family members, including two women and two children. Attaullah...
From: Seattle Times | By: The Associated Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the roof of a shoddily constructed house in a refugee camp in eastern Afghanistan collapsed as a family was sleeping inside, killing 6 family members, including two women and two children. Attaullah...
From: NewsOK | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The George W. Bush years were dark, no matter which side of the aisle you sat on. Less than a year into his first term came the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, and everything thereafter was haunted by the specter of war—first in Afghanistan and...
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by Maniza Naqvi A very decent, elegant, graceful and intelligent man, the kind who opens doors for his wife, and wins a Nobel prize for Peace just by being has for eight years occupied the White House, furthering and expanding...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Maniza Naqvi | Monday, January 23, 2017
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An Afghan official says the roof of a shoddily constructed house in a refugee camp in eastern Afghanistan collapsed as a family was sleeping inside, killing 6 family members, including two women and two children....
From: Fox News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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A-10A over Germany(click to view full) The Precision Engagement modification is the largest single upgrade effort ever undertaken for the USA’s unique A-10 “Warthog” close air support aircraft fleet. While existing A/OA-10 aircraft continue to...
From: Defense Industry Daily | By: Joe Katzman | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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A surge of refugees to the Sacramento area has transformed San Juan Unified into the local epicenter for students from Afghanistan, Ukraine, Iraq and Syria. As a result, the district has hired non-credentialed bilingual instructional assistants who speak...
From: Free Republic | By: Sacramento Bee | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Before he took office in 2008, Barack Obama vowed to end America’s grueling conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. During his second term, he pledged to take the country off what he called a permanent war footing. “Our systematic effort to dismantle...
From: Free Republic | By: Los Angeles Times | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who faces court-martial on a charge of desertion after walking away from his base in Afghanistan and spending five years in militant captivity, sought and failed to receive a presidential pardon by President...
From: Free Republic | By: WaPo | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The Taliban has warned President Donald Trump to reverse U.S. policy on Afghanistan or face a “historically shameful defeat,” a U.S.-based monitoring group reported Sunday. An article, which the SITE Intelligence Group said appeared on the Taliban’s...
From: Japan Times | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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We support India's endeavour to protect itself from extremists: UAE envoy
From: Khaleej Times | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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