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2015-02-18 08:26:38

KABUL, Afghanistan, February 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Afghanistan Monitoring & Research (AMR), a Kabul-based market research agency, officially launched on 1 January

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

Iran Said To Have Launched Second Money Into Space
2013-12-14 12:16:02

On Saturday, Iran announced it had successfully launched a monkey into space and returned it safely to Earth – marking the second time the Middle Eastern country had made this claim.

2012-05-11 12:01:17

Despite the fact that military service means working long hours with unpredictable schedules, frequent relocations, and separations from loved ones due to deployment.

2012-01-05 16:27:51

Geologists carrying rock hammers and accompanied by Marines traverse the rugged expanse of the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan, searching for untold mineral wealth.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.