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2014-08-25 16:22:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg, who was expelled from Kabul last week but whom the two presidential candidates said they would allow back into Afghanistan, will speak at a Newsmaker News Conference on Wednesday, August 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Rosenberg will discuss both his own situation and the outlook for Afghanistan. He has been covering Afghanistan since 2008, first as the South...

2014-08-20 23:10:54

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview, with Eric Talbert on the Total Education Spotlight Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Education Spotlight Show, a Division of SimplyG Media Network interviewed Eric Talbert to find out the organizations services all over the world. Eric Talbert is Executive Director of EMERGENCY USA. EMERGENCY provides high-standard medical and...

2014-08-20 16:23:50

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club president raised questions Wednesday about the government of Afghanistan's expulsion of a New York Times journalist whose reporting had displeased Afghan authorities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Afghan officials on Wednesday ordered the reporter, Matthew Rosenberg, to leave the country and never return. It was the first expulsion of a Western reporter in Afghanistan since the 2001...

2014-07-21 16:26:03

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Figures release this week by international health insurance provider MediCare International show the potential cost of not having effective international health insurance cover in place can be very high, if you are one of the many voluntary NGO and other workers currently active in these conflict zones. MediCare International [http://www.medicare.co.uk ] highlights the case of freelance reporter John McHugh who was on an assignment...

2014-07-17 23:07:40

Unique healing retreats bring together proven psycho education work, EAGALA equine-assisted sessions with Accelerated Resolution Therapy to produce strong clinical results. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 For too many post 9/11 active duty military, veterans and the people they love, the effects of trauma can tear apart their lives, marriages and families. The long-term grind of Operations New Dawn, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom has exacted a profound emotional and physical...

2014-07-08 08:20:24

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Service, Sacrifice, Patriotism: war reporter, Alex Quade, gives you a unique, inside look at elite Army Special Operators as you've never seen at www.alexquade.com. Go along on a once in lifetime experience with elite Army Rangers in Alex Quade's video special: 9/11 Generation Rangers. These battle-hardened, Tier 1 warriors, rarely seen on camera, talk candidly with Alex, before deploying back to Afghanistan....

2014-07-01 12:32:10

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider, announced today that it received awards and special commendations at both the 2014 Asia Communication Awards (ACA) and the 2014 Financial Times/International Finance Corporation (FT/IFC) Transformational Business Awards. Roshan received the "Social Contribution Award" at the 2014 Asia Communications Awards for the social impact of its Telemedicine program, which leverages the...

2014-06-26 08:28:46

Grant will assist Invictus Foundation(TM) in raising awareness of behavioral health services provided to military members, veterans and their families. SEATTLE, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invictus Foundation(TM), a national nonprofit organization providing individual and family behavioral health counseling services with licensed behavioral health practitioners to military members, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their families, announces a grant from BNSF Railway to expand...

2014-06-25 12:23:31

KABUL, Afghanistan, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bayat Energy and Schlumberger today announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding detailing a collective plan to discuss a non-exclusive Agreement under which Schlumberger will sell and/or lease certain of its oilfield equipment to Bayat Energy for use solely within Afghanistan. According to Bayat Energy President Ehsannollah Bayat, "I am very excited to explore an agreement with Schlumberger to greatly...

2014-06-18 08:21:30

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging insiders, or employees of contractors, or subcontractors supplying any type of service to the United States Department of Defense to call them immediately at 866-714-6466, if they have well documented proof the contractor has overbilled the DOD for more than one million dollars in Afghanistan, Iraq, or anywhere on the planet. The Whistleblower Center wants to emphasize this can be any type of contractor...


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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