Kyrgyz Republic refines emergency response

Kyrgyz Republic refines emergency response

UNIPATH STAFF Dealing with the aftermath of earthquakes, avalanches and mudslides is critical for the Kyrgyz Republic. In 2012, the country experienced 449 official emergencies,…

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WHY WE SERVE: Afghan colonel speaks of love for country

WHY WE SERVE: Afghan colonel speaks of love for country

PETTY OFFICER 3RD CLASS SEAN WEIR/U.S. NAVY Afghan Col. Mohammadi Shams directs planning and budgeting for the Afghan National Police (ANP), where he has served…

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Iraq benefits from police dogs

Iraq benefits from police dogs

UNIPATH STAFF Iraqi policemen and their dogs showed off their skills during a ceremony in February 2013. The event celebrated about 100 newly trained dog…

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Medical Staff Hones Skills

Medical Staff Hones Skills

BY SGT. DAVID DOBRYDNEY/U.S. AIR FORCE Even in the midst of conflict, it is important to keep an eye on the future. That’s why Afghan…

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Rail Network to Aid Economies of Landlocked Countries

Rail Network to Aid Economies of Landlocked Countries

REUTERS Landlocked neighbors Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan announced plans for a regional railway that will allow them to expand trade with former Soviet countries and…

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Oman Holds Cyber Summit

Oman Holds Cyber Summit

The Regional Cyber Defence Summit, hosted in Oman in March 2013, brought together public sector officials and industry experts to discuss cyber security. This summit…

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Promoting trade in Uzbekistan

Promoting trade in Uzbekistan

Central Asia Newswire The Uzbek government will invest $10.4 million in a new transport logistics center in the Surkhandarya region, a key component of the…

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Kyrgyz Republic fights drugs

Kyrgyz Republic fights drugs

U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime To combat the threat of illicit drug trafficking, the Kyrgyz Republic drug control and prison services signed a memorandum…

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Defense Ministry: Yemeni army makes reforms

Defense Ministry: Yemeni army makes reforms

Yemen News Agency (SABA) Yemeni Defense Minister Maj. Gen. Muhammad Nasir Ahmad Ali urged military commanders appointed recently by President Abd Rabuh Mansur Hadi to…

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Space Bound in Central Asia

Space Bound in Central Asia

Central Asia Newswire Turkmenistan will launch its first space communications satellite in late 2014. The satellite will improve telephone services and increase the number of…

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