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Clinton to Host US-Afghan Women’s Council Celebrations

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. State Department says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will host a celebration Wednesday to mark the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council, in appreciation for its ongoing work to support women and girls in Afghanistan. A statement issued Tuesday says former first lady Laura Bush will be a special guest, while Afghan […]

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Libyan Council Head Talks of Post-Gadhafi Future

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the Libyan opposition Transitional National Council has congratulated the rebel fighters who advanced into Tripoli and said “we are now in the final stages of ousting Moammar Gadhafi.” Mustapha Abdel Jalil, speaking in Benghazi Monday, also appealed for the protection of civilians and property. He urged people to practice restraint and not […]

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US-Afghan Women’s Council Meets in Washington

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council has met at the White House to discuss ways to support Afghan women as Afghanistan moves toward taking full responsibility for its security by the end of 2014. Participants in the discussion Wednesday also focused on ensuring a meaningful voice and protection of rights for women in the Afghan peace and […]

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