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2009-05-14 15:58:27

A U.S. soldier serving in Afghanistan has become a media sensation after he was photographed fighting Taliban forces while stripped down to his skivvies. Army Spc.

2009-04-23 17:45:00

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of International Earth Day, the Director General of Afghanistan's National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) declared Band-e-Amir as Afghanistan's first national park.

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2009-04-22 10:25:00

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) applauded Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), which announced today the establishment of the country's first internationally recognized national park.

2009-04-15 17:19:00

ST. LOUIS, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- He was assassinated by Al-Qaeda operatives 48 hours before the attacks of 9/11, but few Americans even know his name. Ahmad Shah Massoud's life as a hero to the people of Afghanistan, a progressive advocate of women's rights and an ally to the U.S.

2009-03-01 10:18:00

Fareed Zakaria Writes, "It is crucial that we adopt a more sophisticated strategy toward radical Islam" Not All Islamic Fundamentalists Support Jihad or are Potential Terrorists NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In the March 9 Newsweek cover, "Radical Islam Is a Fact of Life.

2009-02-17 10:43:00

KABUL, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. power engineering company Symbion Power, in collaboration with Hart Security and AREVA Transmission and Distribution, announced today the final phase of their OPERATION WARM TOES initiative.

2009-02-11 07:00:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former decorated U.S. Marine Sergeant filed a 10 million dollar claim against the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) on Friday, February 6, 2009 for being harassed and targeted because of his faith as a Muslim. Sgt.

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2008-12-26 10:20:00

A CIA officer gave an Afghan chieftain Viagra in an attempt to obtain information about Taliban movements.

2008-11-24 22:43:15

The Pakistani military, claiming a major victory in the violence-wracked northwest region, said its security forces killed 25 militants and arrested 40 more. The security forces also seized large quantities of arms and ammunition during their operation in the Michini area, Dawn newspaper reported Tuesday.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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