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Serena Hotels win four awards at World Travel Awards 2016

ISLAMABAD: The Serena Hotels in South and Central Asian region won four awards at the World Travel Awards (WTA) held in Danang, Vietnam.

According to reports, Serena Hotel, Islamabad, won in two categories, Pakistan’s Leading Hotel and Pakistan’s Leading Hotel Suite for the year, Serena Hotel, Kabul, was awarded Afghanistan’s Leading Hotel and Serena Hotel, Dushanbe, was awarded Tajikistan’s Leading Hotel for 2016. 193 more words


Afghanistan police tackle car theft by deflating tyres

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

KABUL: Police patrol the Afghan capital on a warm Sunday, but not to hunt extremists.

Instead, they are deflating the tyres of parked cars — a theft prevention tactic that is raising eyebrows as the country struggles to contain the growing menace of petty crime. 654 more words

Current Affairs

World Polio Day, Oct 24: ‘Any number more than zero is too much’

A slightly revised version of my article in The News on Sunday on Oct. 23… The world watches as the last three polio endemic countries strive to relegate the crippling virus to history… 1,183 more words


Opium crop increase

I see on Al Jazeera Int’l TV news, that the UN office of Drugs & Crime (UNODC) reports that the Opium poppy crop in Afghanistan is… 145 more words

A letter from the jungle

Dear Mum,

Just a quick note to let you and Dad know that I am fine and that you should not worry about what you saw on the news last night because I kept well away from the trouble and although a few bullets did come through my tent, they missed me. 728 more words


Marine Recipient Of Purple Heart Needs Help For Next Mission

By Kelly Werthmann

LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A Retired Marine living in Longmont is asking for help on his next mission.

Sgt. John Reid is headed to Traverse City, Michigan on Nov. 489 more words


Alex Popovic pens article about Phoenix VA scandal in Spotter Up

This piece was picked up by a friend of mine Michael Kurcina who founded SpotterUp.  It exposes the unbelievable ordeal that a good friend of mine, and fellow Marine, … 176 more words

Alex Popovic