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WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department slapped sanctions Thursday on an Iranian businessman and a network of banks and companies dealing with Tehran amid an international stalemate over Iran’s disputed nuclear program. The move targeted...
World NowMore than 40 gunmen and Tajikistan government troops were reported killed in one of the largest armed clashes in the Central Asian republic since the end of its devastating 1992-1997 civil war betwen Islamist militants and the autocratic pro-Russian...
Television Critic"The Diplomat," which premieres tonight on Ion, is one of those character-driven, complicated miniseries thrillers the British are so fond of, the kind of story in which a highly significant plot point is revealed by the way a person purses his mouth when...
Times Staff WriterKunduz, Afghanistan Like a frustrated hunter, the head of the local anti-drug squad keeps snapshots of the ones who got away. One photo shows a prisoner wearing a flat, round pakol hat, standing in front of 10 pounds of opium packaged in plastic bags...
Special to The TimesTourists often flock to towns to pay tribute to late, great residents — an author, perhaps, or a president — but the homage paid to one deceased man by this Rocky Mountain mining town is as bizarre as some of its residents. And that's the...
Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaIn conjunction with the 38th IDB Annual Meeting, the Dushanbe Business Forum 2013 was organized by the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank Group Business Forum (THIQAH)...
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Geoquiz question: The Central Asian nations of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan all border what landlocked country in the Hindu Kush Mountains?The Central Asian nations of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan all border what landlocked country in the Hindu Kush Mountains? Answer: Afghanistan
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The Associated PressThe list provided by the Pentagon of all current and former detainees at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, held between January 2002 and May 15, 2006; includes the names of the detainees, country of citizenship, and approximate age: 1. HICKS, DAVID --...
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BEFORE TUESDAY'S terror attack, the Bush administration had offended allies and others with unilateralist gestures over an array of issues. The message was that the United States is the world's only superpower, get used to it. Since Tuesday, the...
Chicago Tribune staff reporteraFour weeks into the bombing of Afghanistan, U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Sunday that the attacks had weakened the Taliban's hold on the country and the U.S. is making "measurable progress" in the war on terrorism. "The Taliban is not...
Tribune foreign correspondentThe Afghan pony's hooves sank into the first winter snows blanketing this strategic pass deep in the Hindu Kush, the awesome mountain wall that blocks the anti-Taliban armies facing Kabul from their vital supply lines to Tajikistan. Exhaling steamy...
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