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2014-01-21 12:28:32

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Ariana Television & Radio Network's (ATN) Chief Executive Officer Ehsanollah Bayat welcomed more than one hundred high-level members of Afghanistan's Cabinet, Parliamentarians, official dignitaries, and international representatives to the inauguration of The Bayat Media Center on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in Kabul. The 5-floor Media Center is the region's largest and most modern...

2010-11-20 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from NATO TV at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=dee6171f-c1dc-42f3-adce-9546ba7ad804 Video from the signature of the Declaration of Enduring Partnership between NATO and Afghanistan. Available video also includes soundbites from NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, as well as shots from the Press Conference. About...

2010-05-19 10:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of the challenges that remain in Afghanistan were highlighted last week during Afghan President Hamid Karzai's four-day visit to the United States. Yet as Karzai (http://www.president.gov.af) headed back to Kabul, observers could point to one of the country's greatest success stories since the fall of the Taliban -- the local Afghan media. Internews Network (http://www.internews.org), a U.S.-based nongovernmental organization, has helped bring free...

2008-11-06 11:17:37

A new report of Afghanistan civilian deaths in a U.S. airstrike fanned more furor Thursday, officials said. The report prompted Afghan President Hamid Karzai to call on U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to halt the attacks, CNN reported. Afghan and NATO-led forces were investigating reports of civilian casualties in the northwestern part of the country, the U.S. military said Thursday. News reports said seven civilians and 13 Taliban were killed in an airstrike. The U.S. military said...

2008-11-06 00:00:06

At least 40 Afghan civilians were killed and 28 more injured in a U.S.-led airstrike that hit a wedding gathering in southern Afghanistan, officials said. Xinhua reported Wednesday that U.S.-led coalition forces called in gunship helicopters Monday afternoon to retaliate against militants who had attacked them at Wech Baghtu village in the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar. Officials said the attack hit a wedding party in an area where the Taliban insurgents' firing came from earlier in...

2008-11-05 15:00:12

Civilians including women and children were killed in a U.S. air strike aimed at Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Kandihar province, Afghan officials said. A spokesman for the governor of Kandihar said "a huge number" of people were killed and injured Monday at a wedding party mistakenly targeted by U.S. forces after a firefight with Taliban militants in the same village, the New York Times reported Wednesday. Ahmad Wali Karzai, brother of Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai and...

2008-09-25 12:00:18

Text of report by privately-owned Afghan newspaper Payman daily on 24 September Can the attack on the Afghan consul general in Peshawar, his kidnapping and the shooting dead of his driver have an impact on the not-so-good relations between the two countries? What we know about Pakistan and its stance on Afghanistan during the past years does not suggest a good relationship between the two countries. Now and then there are voices raised that Pakistan is carrying out multilateral cooperation...

2008-09-24 21:00:02

By Sara Kugler NEW YORK - Sarah Palin met her first world leaders Tuesday. It was a tightly controlled crash course on foreign policy for the Republican vice presidential candidate, the mayor-turned- governor who has been outside North America just once. Palin sat down with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe. The conversations were private, the pictures public, meant to build her rsum for voters concerned about her lack of experience in world affairs. "I...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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