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Body of Afghan veteran recovered from river near Thunder Bay

A Manitoba-based soldier who served in Afghanistan has died, the Canadian Press writes.

Here is the rest of the Canadian Press article:

Media reports say the body of Sgt. 215 more words

Defence Watch

Today in World History: January 14th

The Árpád dynasty of Hungary, which lasted about 600 years, ended on this day in 1301. With the death of Andrew III, the dynasty had no more eligible heirs. 54 more words


TEDxPrishtinaWomen is looking for speakers!

The date is set: the next edition of TEDxPrishtinaWomen will be held on May 28, 2015 – this time I’m lucky enough to be one of the team members! 29 more words


The family who cooks together, stays together.

One thing about backpacking around the world, you eventually begin to miss your family. You miss the mundane things, the normal things, like sitting around the T.V. 354 more words


The Spirit of Bosnia

When travelling around Europe I found myself in many countries I never would have thought I’d visit; Bosnia was one of those. When I was growing up “Bosnia” was associated with war, death, poverty; and tourists were unlikely to visit. 188 more words


Bosnian Burek... or Aussie Meat Pie?

This little beaut goes out to Ben, the Aussie who made sure I sampled the delicious burek when travelling throughout the Balkans, and who also barracks for the mighty Hawks. 318 more words



On July 17, 2003 after one last sentimental trip with my family on the Oregon Coast I left my home in Seattle for New York and then on to Europe for an adventure, not really knowing when I would move back. 858 more words