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On behalf of 8th of March, a vandalism gift to poor Afghan women from Afghanistan Islamic Council and President Karzai

For separation of men and women we need two of each, two parliament two national council…

I hate to call myself as an Afghan as a vandalist as a discriminator and as a cruel, Afghanistan Islamic Council the first and high Islamic Council in Afghanistan call women as a pet to men under the hidden words, and order them that they can’t go anywhere without the ancestors. Afghanistan a country surrendered by bad tradition as always now…

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Added by Malik Faisal Moonzajer on March 8, 2012 at 7:44 — 2 Comments

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls for national unity to complete war criminals' trial

DHAKA, March 7: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asserted that the trial of the war criminals would be completed foiling all conspiracies of the main opposition BNP to protect them.                                                                                                                                                                                 …

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Added by Syed Shukur Ali (Shuvo) on March 7, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments

What has Mitt Romney got against Europe and the Europeans?

The unexpected (for some) and unfortunate (for the world) end of the 'American Dream' is driving the US politics to find a scapegoat for their crisis. 

US Elections' Republicans candidates are struggling for words to fight the inevitable interventions of the Social State in the life of Americans.

But some one like Mitt Romney seems to believe he has found that throwing the blame on Europe will be his 'Golden Fleece' that will protect him from more sensible and reasonable…

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Added by Lucio Menin on March 6, 2012 at 15:09 — No Comments

18 foreigners held with fake currency in Dhaka

DHAKA, March 05: A total of 20 people, including 18 nationals of different countries of Africa, were held along with a huge number of fake notes of foreign currency and drug in city.





On information, Uttara Thana police picked up them by conducting drives at different houses of Sector-12, Uttara along with a huge number of fake notes of foreign currency.



Officer-in-Charge of Uttara Thana Khandaker Rezaul Hasan said police picked up them…

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Added by Syed Shukur Ali (Shuvo) on March 5, 2012 at 14:43 — No Comments

Netanyahu and Obama's stand on Iran; release of an Israeli spy still ignored.

For the past 27 years, Israel has been trying to free Jonathan Pollard, a civilian American Naval intelligence Analyst.  Both US and Israel have kept him under a plea agreement. Years back, Jonathan found out about an undeclared intelligence embargo continuing in US under which Israel was not given information regarding vital information about Syrian, Iraqi, Libyan and Iranian nuclear weapons/ capabilities. Under ideological sense, Jonathan felt it was his prime duty to deliver these…

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Added by Shubhda Chaudhary on March 5, 2012 at 11:54 — No Comments

Language as Filter of Perceived Information

 

‘’The vocabulary we have does more than communicate our knowledge: it shapes what we can know’’ Evaluate this…

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Added by Leon Craats on March 5, 2012 at 11:49 — No Comments

A Different View of the World

Dear Reader,

 

Everyday the Media reports many facts, most of them, did not really exist at the moment they were reported. With lots of information available it is sometimes difficult to decide what to read and what is reality or fiction. One…

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Added by Eliana van de Craats Lima on March 4, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments

A community in the shadows

What is usually the first image that comes to our mind about the Hijras? It is almost sure that it is about people with confused gender asking for money and displaying different behavioural pattern or even misbehaving with people if anyone refuses to fulfil their financial demand. It is just a first sight image of most of the people but it is sure too that the history of Hijra is largely unknown to all.…

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Added by Abid Azad on March 4, 2012 at 14:51 — No Comments

گزارشات تازه عملیاتی صبح هنگام قوماندانی مشترک آیساف



گزارشات تازه عملیاتی 
صبح هنگام قوماندانی مشترک آیساف

 

کابل،…

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Added by Naweed Yousufi on March 4, 2012 at 13:39 — No Comments

A Brazilian in Berlin and Nuclear Powerplants.

My first day in Berlin was peaceful. I visited the Postdamer Platz, the place where humans were separated by a wall of intolerance phisical and psychological, that limited freedom of movement, thought, freedom of speech, and only God knows which other limitations the war might have caused to the people of Berlin only, as the impact it had on mankind is yet, immesurable. Fortunately, instead of depression or devastation, a Japanese company gave Berlin, a wonderful place, where peace is…

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Added by Eliana van de Craats Lima on March 3, 2012 at 22:00 — No Comments

Thomas Friedman reveals the Detestable self through ‘There be Dragons’

When Samuel Huntington wrote the ‘Clash of Civilisations’ after the disintegration of USSR, he funneled the odious orientalism of Middle East, Africa and Asia. For him, it was just US and Japan that deserved to dominate. Ten years later, after the September 2001 attacks, Edward Said answered him back with his ‘Clash of Ignorance.’. The title promises the satire at Huntington who was now being judged by an occidentalist.



In 2012, Thomas…

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Added by Shubhda Chaudhary on March 2, 2012 at 16:04 — No Comments

Not interested for World Bank presidency: Prof Muhammad Yunus

DHAKA, March 2: Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus today thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for proposing his name for the World Bank presidency but said he was unwilling to be its head as he wanted to dedicate his life to social business, an idea he was propagating for the past several years.

"I have no interest in taking the responsibilities of the position of the World Bank chief," the 70-year old economist said in a statement adding that he wanted to dedicate his life to…

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Added by Syed Shukur Ali (Shuvo) on March 2, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments

Forget the commies, worry about the incompetent!

It took Romanian authorities 22 years to prevent the access of the Communist in general and especially of torturers and Political Police workers to leading positions in Romania. 

The Lustration Law, adopted by the Majority with the exceptions designed to give a safe shelter exactly to the leaders currently in power, comes too late for a society dazed by an incomplete transition and still looking for an identity. 

The adoption of the law in a form which makes it completely…

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Added by Rodica Pricop on March 2, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments

ISAF casualties KABUL, Afghanistan (Mar. 1)



ISAF casualties

 

KABUL, Afghanistan (Mar. 1) – Two individuals, one believed to be an Afghan National Army service member and the other in civilian clothing,…

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Added by Naweed Yousufi on March 1, 2012 at 15:06 — No Comments

گزارشات تازه عملیاتی عصر هنگام قوماندانی مشترک آیساف

 

گزارشات تازه عملیاتی عصر هنگام قوماندانی مشترک آیساف

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Added by Naweed Yousufi on March 1, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

ISAF Joint Command evening operational update KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 27)

KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 27)  Several insurgents were captured by an Afghan Provincial Response Company working with coalition forces during execution of a search warrant in Bala Boluk district, Farah province, Saturday. 

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Added by Naweed Yousufi on March 1, 2012 at 14:59 — No Comments

ISAF Joins President Karzai in Condemning Nangarhar Province Attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 26, 2012) -- General John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, joins President Karzai in condemning today's early morning suicide car bomb attack in Nangarhar province that killed 9 Afghans to include civilians, security guards and an ANA soldier.

 

“On behalf of the entire ISAF coalition, I…

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Added by Naweed Yousufi on March 1, 2012 at 14:57 — No Comments

Charges referred to general courts martial for Sgt. Travis Carden

KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - The Regional Command-South commander referred charges for Sgt. Travis Carden to general court-martial this past week. Sgt. Carden is charged in connection with the October 3, 2011 death of Pvt. Danny Chen, an infantryman assigned to C Co., 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Combat Outpost Palace. Chen was found in a guard tower with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Carden is currently…

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Added by Naweed Yousufi on March 1, 2012 at 14:56 — No Comments

Bangladesh needs US$5.7b to face cyclone, floods by 2050

DHAKA, March 1: Bangladesh needs about US $ 5.7 billion as adaptation cost to face the increased risks of cyclones and inland monsoon floods in a changing climate by 2050, says a World Bank report.



Of the total, the cost of adaptation for the railways, road networks, embankments and drainage infrastructure for inland monsoon flood due to climate change alone estimated at US $ 3.3 billion while US $ 2.4 billion to avert further damage and loss from cyclonic storm surge in a…

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Added by Syed Shukur Ali (Shuvo) on March 1, 2012 at 13:45 — No Comments

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