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Source: People’s Daily Online

April 5, 2010

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90777/90851/6940850.html

Nepal has cleared half the minefields laid during its 10-year conflict, helping the country secure lasting peace, local media reported on Monday. (more…)

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By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

Published: July 25, 2009

NAWA, Afghanistan — In three combat tours in Anbar Province, Marine Sgt. Jacob Tambunga fought the deadliest insurgents in Iraq. (more…)

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By Aziz Ahmad Shafe, Mohammad Ilyas Dayee and Aziz Ahmad Tassal in Khanshin, Helmand province (ARR No. 326, 14-July-09)

It is all too rare a phenomenon lately: local residents cheerful at the sight of foreign troops. But Operation Khanjar (Dagger Thrust), which the United States Marines launched in early July in southern Helmand, has so far delivered on its promise to put protection of civilians ahead of killing the enemy. (more…)

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By Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — Roadside bomb attacks on coalition forces in Afghanistan are blowing past previous records, causing a rising number of wounded as U.S. troops are waging a major offensive to stop growing violence from Afghan insurgents. (more…)

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updated 8:01 p.m. ET, Sun., June 28, 2009

AP
By PATRICK QUINN
Sunday, June 28, 2009
KABUL, Afghanistan

Kneeling in the hot morning sun, a few men carefully poke and prod at the baked earth on the outskirts of the Afghan capital. As cars and trucks drive past just a few yards away, one man unearths a deadly mine and puts explosives on it. (more…)

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