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Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS)

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) is an independent and autonomous company established under The Corporations and Limited Liabilities Law of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (IROA). 81 more words


Earthquake Kills Six In Rural China

An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.4, has struck rural China, killing at least six people, and injuring a further 50 others. 257 more words


Friday object lesson #35: rug

During the 1980s, when the Soviet Army was fighting in Afghanistan, Afghan rug makers began to produce carpets which depicted Soviet military equipment. This example (from 2007) post-dates the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan by almost 20 years, but the hardware shown is all Soviet/Russian rather than NATO (for instance BMPs, Mi-17 (Hip) helicopters, and Kalashnikov rifles).

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Afghan Fashion

A lot of people ask me what traditional Afghan clothes are like and I have to google images all the time to show them! Our traditional clothing are absolutely stunning but unfortunately very much underrated. 486 more words


Road in Guilderland to be named after local fallen hero

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (NEWS10) – One local road will now pay permanent tribute to a fallen hero in his own hometown.

On Friday Governor Cuomo designated part of State Route 146 in Guilderland as “Lieutenant Colonel Todd J. 50 more words


No, Obama Hasn’t Ended the War in Afghanistan

By Claire Bernish | ANTIMEDIA | July 2, 2015

Protests erupted north of Kabul on Monday after U.S. forces raided a local residence in search of a weapons cache—revealing that U.S.

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