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2009-12-16 04:36:00

STRASBOURG, France, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the South Asia Peace Forum of the European Parliament met at Strasbourg on 16th December 2009 to review international developments of concern to the members and to plan the future activities of the forum. The members expressed considerable concern at the possibility that Afghanistan might once again be left with elements of the Taliban in power in Kabul.

2009-12-08 05:00:00

See http://www.mccaffreyassociates.com/pdfs/AAR_november_2009.pdf For Full Report WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four Star-Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Ret), a former Gulf War commander, SouthCom Commander, and U.S.

2009-08-26 09:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Former advisor to the Government of Afghanistan, Dr. Nadir Atash, announces the publication of his new book: TURBULENCE -- The Tumultuous Journey of One Man's Quest for Change in Afghanistan.

2009-07-23 16:00:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of nations around the world finds that most publics believe that the Afghan people want NATO forces to leave Afghanistan now.

2009-07-16 13:18:55

Insurgent groups like the Taliban can only be effectively engaged with timely and accurate military intelligence, and even good intelligence may only succeed in containing the insurgency, not defeating it.

2009-07-01 08:00:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most Pakistanis now see the Pakistani Taliban as well as al Qaeda as a critical threat to the country -- a major shift from 18 months ago -- and support the government and army in their fight in the Swat Valley against the Pakistani Taliban.

2009-06-29 14:55:20

The New York Times reported on Monday that it had collaborated with online encyclopedia Wikipedia to keep news of its kidnapped reporter in Afghanistan from going public for more than seven months.

2009-06-29 10:21:58

Archaeologists warn that the Cheshma-e-Shafa gorge in the northern Afghan province of Balkh, where traces of human occupation date back to the sixth century BC, is in danger of being lost due to the construction of a tar road.

2009-06-04 06:25:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Apostate Theory" (published by AuthorHouse), the new book from Mr. Pat, takes a look at how the election of a U.S.

2009-06-01 15:25:00

US military officials said on Monday that a Facebook page, a YouTube site and feeds on Twitter are being launched in Afghanistan as part of a new communications effort to reach readers who get their information on the Internet rather than in newspapers.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.