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2014-12-16 23:11:07

CharityHelp International and Think Renewables launched a new program to support education in developing countries.

2014-12-15 16:23:25

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the 66(th) anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Dr.

2014-12-10 23:00:44

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology graduating senior Ryan Brown has accepted a fulltime position in Mission Control at NASA Johnson Space Center, and will soon be working to support

2014-12-08 23:09:06

The 2014 Blossom Humanitarian Award recipients have been officially announced, and a special celebration gala at the Bagh-e-Babur Queen’s Palace, attended by hundreds of guests, marked the important

2014-11-17 23:01:06

As a part of Starkey Hearing, Audibel Hearing Center is proud to be contributing to the cause of helping to bring the gift of hearing to children in Afghanistan. Gainesville,

2014-11-06 16:20:49

WEINER AND ABAY REVEAL NO LOYALTY BY TRAINED FOREIGN TROOPS, YEARS OF ETHNIC CONFLICTS, DRUG FUNDING; ARTICLE TODAY, "THE MYTH OF 'TRAINING' TO FIGHT ISIS" WASHINGTON, Nov.

Siberian musk deer
2014-11-02 06:14:02

The Kashmir musk deer, a strange breed with vampire-like fangs, was last spotted in 1948. That is until now. The endangered, and presumed extinct, deer has been spotted at five different times in the forested slopes of the northeastern province of Nuristan.

2014-10-30 12:29:27

The Bayat Foundation and Starkey Hearing Foundation partner to bring the gift of hearing to conflict regions in Afghanistan. KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct.

2014-10-14 16:21:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.


Latest Afghanistan Reference Libraries

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2006-12-13 15:32:50

Mouse-like hamsters are a group of small rodents found in Syria, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. They are found in rocky outcrops and semi-mountainous area in desert regions. The mouse-like hamsters are not true hamsters, but represent an early split from the rest of the mouse-like rodents. They were once thought to be hamsters based on the shape of their molars. They lack the cheek pouches, sebaceous flank glands, and short tail of the true hamsters. The...

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2006-03-23 11:12:31

The Bay-backed Shrike (Lanius vittatus) is a member of the bird family Laniidae. This widespread resident breeder is found mainly in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, but has recently been recorded from Sri Lanka. It constructs its nest in bushes in scrubby areas and cultivation, laying 3-5 eggs. This small shrike measures an average of 17cm. It is maroon-brown above with a pale rump and long black tail with white edges. The underparts are white, but with buff flanks. The crown and nape...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.