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Afghan families living in extreme poverty

A United Nations humanitarian coordinator says around 1.2 million children in Afghanistan are acutely malnourished, with half a million of those suffering from poor nutrition under the age of five. 249 more words

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Remarks by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the White House

Mr. President, thank you. Thank you for your generous words, your friendship and support, which I have always valued and will continue to value. To my not old but my longtime dear friend… 770 more words

Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Romanian Helicopter Crash

On behalf of the Department of Defense, I offer my deepest condolences to the families of the eight Romanian service members who lost their lives in a helicopter crash earlier today while en route to a joint exercise with U.S. 89 more words

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Confiscated drugs are seen burning in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan

Confiscated alcohol and drugs are seen burning in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan.

Asia

Afghan child Fatima, 8, with her disabled father

The girl from Herat Afghanistan

Afghan child Fatima, 8, (R) applies cream to her disabled father, Ab Zahir’s legs as she helps him fit his braces at their two-room rented house in western Herat.

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Afghan child Fatima, 8, fills up her ice cream cart

The girl from Herat, Afghanistan

Afghan child Fatima, 8, (C) fills up her ice cream cart as she prepares to head out into the streets of Herat to sell the pops.

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