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Urban Cowboy, Kandahar Street

Then you meet an urban cowboy rolling his own joint cigarette in the perfect location. In that moment, I do anything to get the shot.


Seven dead in suicide blast on Afghanistan government compound

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive car bomb attack on the governor’s compound in southern Helmand province on Wednesday killed at least seven people and wounded 43, officials said. 259 more words


Mending bond with veterans tough if Tories can't ensure ex-soldiers don't have repeatedly to prove injuries

OTTAWA — Making sure wounded ex-soldiers — most notably amputees — don’t have to repeatedly verify their injuries to retain their benefits is proving much easier said than done for Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole. 630 more words


Healing the Afghan Soul: Fighting for Peace in Afghanistan’s Young Minds

When a young man named Feroz of just 23-years of age burned himself in public outside the presidential palace in Kabul recently, it is a reminder that even if Afghanistan became a peaceful country, she will not have a population with a peaceful mind. 920 more words


Government gives legless Afghan vet a break – he will only have to verify need for a wheelchair every three years

A wounded soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan will have to verify his condition and the kind of support needed, including his wheelchair, to Veterans Affairs every three years, rather than annually under a policy change, the… 440 more words

Defence Watch

Southern Asia: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Jamhuri-ye Islami-ye Afghanistan

Capital: Kabul
GDP – per capita (2013 est.): $1,100
Largest Cities: Kabul, Kandahar, Herat


Gateway: Kabul International Airport (IATA: KBL, ICAO: … 82 more words


Gunmen kidnap 30 Hazaras in southern Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen in southern Afghanistan kidnapped 30 members of the Hazara ethnic community, authorities said Tuesday, in what appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks on Shiites in the predominantly Sunni country. 293 more words