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Russian Billionaire Funds Search For Alien Life

21/07/2015

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Stephen Hawking NASA 50th, Photo by NASA HQ Photo

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 22:45 p.m. EST, 21 July 2015 RUSSIA – Yesterday, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced that he will spend $100 million to further the search for life beyond Earth. His plan, called “Breakthrough Listen,” uses radio telescopes and a handpicked team of scientists to conduct a ten-year search for […]

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Citizens of Turkey Put a Halt to Erdoğan’s Ascent

14/07/2015

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Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party, during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara February 1, 2011. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak should listen to the demands of his people, Erdogan said on Tuesday, as mass protests continued in Cairo against Mubarak's rule. REUTERS/Stringer (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS)

Elvan Katmer, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 01:33 a.m. EDT, 14 July 2015 ANKARA, Turkey – For the past 13 years, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party, also known as “JDP or AK in English and AK PARTİ or AKP” party had always won a majority in every Turkish election. Erdoğan initially won a historical […]

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Despite Presidential Legacy Goals, Obama Agrees to Slow Afghanistan Troop Drawdown

28/05/2015

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U.S. Army Spc. Alexander Oliveira, rifleman attached to Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team, pulls security at an intersection while Afghan Uniformed Police lead the way on a joint patrol in Mehtar Lam district, Laghman province, Sept. 26. The Police Transition Assistance Team attached to the PRT is responsible for the training and mentorship of the local Afghan police and routinely conducts training with side by side with them.

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 11:19 p.m. EST, 28 May 2015 AFGHANISTAN – In March, President Obama announced that troop levels in Afghanistan would not be reduced, despite the president’s pledge to decrease the number by half. In the following weeks a flood of diplomatic engagements, press conferences and speculation by world leaders unraveled […]

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The Radical Feminist, Afghanistan’s Sara Bahayi

28/02/2015

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Afghanistan's Northern Militia, Photo Courtesy of Faculty of Journalism Moscow State University, AP Photo - Ivan Sekretarev

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 03:01 a.m. EDT, 28 February 2015 AFGHANISTAN, Mazar-i-Sharif – Yesterday, U.S. citizens awoke to ‘news reports’ that a YouTube video of a dress that changed colors had received 25+ million hits. People spoke about it on elevators, argued their selection of colors in cafeterias, shared and watched the video on their […]

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Laughter a Threat to Chastity? Yes, Declares Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister

31/07/2014

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Turkey: Bursa, Laughing Muslim Women

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:50 a.m. DST, 31 July 2014 ANKARA, Turkey — Chastity has long been a source of contention and in fact has often been used as a justification for the domination of women throughout the centuries in various parts of the world. It is another means by which some men seek […]

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