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Turning back Pak delegation plane raises questions

Beijing News 11 Apr 2021
In the videos, Taliban deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the head of the Taliban political office, was seen holding a briefing with the Taliban cadre on the Afghanistan peace negotiations and acknowledging the presence of the Taliban's top leadership in Pakistan.
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Afghanistan launches second national polio vaccination campaign of 2021

Reliefweb 11 Apr 2021
© Ramin Afshar/WHO Afghanistan. Kabul, 29 March 2021 – The second national polio immunization campaign of 2021 was launched today by the Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan, in collaboration with UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) ... Currently, Afghanistan and Pakistan remain the only 2 polio-endemic countries in the world.
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Arizona congressional aide dies, wife rescued in Death Valley National Park

New York Post 11 Apr 2021
Grijalva, and his wife, Emily Henkel, 27, became stranded when their Subaru got two flat tires in the park in the Mojave Desert, according to the Inyo Creek Sheriff’s Office ... Grijalvas said Lofgren was an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and worked in his district office.
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Pentagon Chief to visit Middle East, Europe to discuss Russia, China

Malaysian National News Agency 11 Apr 2021
The visit comes amid heightened tensions in Eastern Ukraine and the South China Sea and attempts to revive the Iran nuclear agreement, continued deliberations over US global military posture, and, more specifically, the terms and timing of Washington’s intended withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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Ten years of lobbying: The Qatari lobby's operations before and after the blockade

Middle East Monitor 11 Apr 2021
Since its creation, the office had a budget of $20,569,000 ... In June 2013, Doha opened an office for the Afghan Taliban to discuss efforts to end the crisis in Afghanistan and hold negotiations between the Afghan High Peace Council and the authorised representatives of the Taliban.
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Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women's rights

The Citizens 10 Apr 2021
"Today women in Afghanistan have a very special place ... Michael Waltz of Florida, who serves as co-chair of the Women, Peace, and Security Caucus, said when he served in Afghanistan as a Special Forces officer he saw "girls schools machine gunned with the girls in them.".
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Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw said he'll be 'essentially blind' for a month after emergency eye surgery

Business Insider 10 Apr 2021
Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL, lost his right eye while serving in Afghanistan in 2012 ... "This is a terrifying prognosis for someone with one eye, and the nature of the injuries that I sustained in Afghanistan," Crenshaw said in a statement issued by his office on Saturday.
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Arizona Congressional Staffer Found Dead After Going Missing with Girlfriend on Camping Trip in Death Valley

Yahoo Daily News 10 Apr 2021
Henkel was airlifted for medical treatment, the sheriff's office said ... The sheriff's office did not provide details on what exactly had happened to the couple ... "After serving our country in Afghanistan, he came home to Arizona to serve veterans right here in Southern Arizona as a caseworker in my office.
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Congressional Staffer Found Dead, Girlfriend Rescued After Death Valley Camping Trip

The Daily Beast 10 Apr 2021
Alexander Lofgren, a caseworker in the office of Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva and a former U.S ... Army and worked in the district office of Grijalva, who represents Arizona’s 3rd district ... “After serving our country in Afghanistan, he came home to Arizona to serve veterans right here in Southern Arizona as a caseworker in my office.
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Rationale acquired at CDS will enable officers bridge gaps

Beijing News 10 Apr 2021
As per a statement, 159 tri-services officers including officers from friendly foreign countries successfully completed the HDM course at the CDS ... International participants included 12 officers from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kenya, Maldives, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
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Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw undergoes emergency surgery on his remaining eye, ‘terrifying prognosis’ for ex-Navy SEAL

Finger Lakes Times 10 Apr 2021
”This is a terrifying prognosis for someone with one eye, and the nature of the injuries that I sustained in Afghanistan,” the two-term Republican said in a statement issued by his office on Saturday.
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'Terrifying prognosis’: Navy SEAL veteran Rep. Crenshaw has surgery on remaining eye

Stars and Stripes 10 Apr 2021
”This is a terrifying prognosis for someone with one eye, and the nature of the injuries that I sustained in Afghanistan,” the two-term Republican said in a statement issued by his office on Saturday.
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Congressional staffer, 32, dies in Death Valley National Park while camping with his wife who ...

The Daily Mail 10 Apr 2021
Alexander Lofgren, 32, and Emily Henkel, 27, were found on a steep ledge near Willow Creek in the desert park, but Lofgren was dead, according to a statement from the Inyo Creek Sheriff's Office. Lofgren worked as a caseworker in the district office of Congressman Raul Grijalv, KGUN reported.
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Camper found dead, wife rescued from Death Valley National Park

WPXI 10 Apr 2021
The Inyo Creek Sheriff’s Office said Alexander Lofgren, 32, and Emily Henkel, 27, were both found on a steep ledge in a difficult to access part of the park ... The sheriff’s office said the note helped authorities direct their search efforts ... Lofgren was an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Arizona congressional aide found dead, girlfriend rescued in Death Valley National Park

Yahoo Daily News 10 Apr 2021
Inyo County Sheriff's Office rescuers reached district caseworker Alexander Lofgren, 32, and Emily Henkel, 27, about 11.40 a.m ... Lofgren was an Army a veteran who served in Afghanistan and worked in Grijalvas' district office, according to the southern Arizona lawmaker.
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