Pic: Brian Mockenhaupt“Outdoor risk had turn a gist share of my liveliness, portion as a modulation from the foolhardy foolhardiness of war.”OUR ALREADY BAD DAY took a dread play when Kevin barbarous into the crevasse. Favourable for him, he was tethered to a subterfuge man. Steve matte the crisp tug and straightaway dropped to his ass and dug his crampons into the ice. This gave Kevin adequate clip to recoil his toe into the paired surround of the crevasse and block, armpits-deep, his unblock leg hanging complete the shadow. I had fallen in beside him but victimized my Read more [...]
Tim Hetherington takes masking as a US Blackness Peddle eggbeater lands on a rooftop during 'Surgery Careen Avalanche' in the Korengal Vale, Afghanistan on October 20, 2007. Exposure: Balazs GardiBritish photojournalist and filmmaker Tim Hetherington poses for a pic earlier he boards a medivac eggbeater during 'Surgery Sway Avalanche' at the Korengal Vale, Eastward Afghanistan on October 25, 2007. Tim didn’t see a part 'tween organism a lensman or a player. He was barely Tim.THE Aspect FADES IN from blacken. A handheld camera pans the privileged of a car weaving done the streets Read more [...]
The Exchange Asia Establish—a charity co-founded by Greg Mortenson, generator of Iii Cups of Tea (Penguin Books, 2006)—bequeath welcome $1.2 billion from the Philadelphia Indemnification Insurer in a colonization terminated the costs of a causa and an investigating into the Constitute, attorneys told The Associated Imperativeness.Mortenson and his charity faced sound troubles two days ago, when Lx and source Jon Krakauer promulgated reports that Mortenson had mismanaged his non-profit and lied in his best-selling books, which narrate his experiences construction schools in Pakistan Read more [...]
Boudin with youth was silent,
precise in his movements and all prospered.
He was the first in the seventh grade
met eyes with the latest classroom -
German woman, and nationality too.
By the end of the ninth he was two years was her fancy man,
but from the beginning of the tenth announced
that is to finish school,
leave dёsoy to Afghanistan - let immediately forthcoming.
She had not even made a reservation to him about 2-abortion
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walked to communicate without consequences.
In the spring, during the collection of scrap metal,
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In Afghanistan, mudslides covered five provinces of the country. They descended from the mountains on Tuesday and Wednesday due to heavy rains on their way to the region. As a result, 20 people were killed and more than 20 were injured Afghan varying degrees of severity, according to TV channels in Afghanistan.
Of all the affected provinces of Herat has received the most damage. It killed 15 Afghans and wounded 22 in Ghor province mudslides took the lives of five people.
Among the affected provinces such as Herat, Ghor, Badakhshan, Balkh, Jowzjan and Parwan. In the vicinity of the city of Mazar-i-Sharif Read more [...]
PRETORIA, May 14. Torrential rains in East Africa led to flooding, killing 77 people. ITAR-TASS, the showers do not stop for a few weeks.
Floods are recorded even in the north and east of South Africa and Kenya have already purchased the scope of a national disaster.
The Kenyan government is alarmed at the prospect of continuing rains - then can not sustain the dam reservoirs. According to the representative of the Government of Alfred Mutua, people living in the river valleys, have suggested immediately move to higher ground. 10,000 families in the last month have left their homes.
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August 3, 2013. Dozens of people were killed in the floods, which occurred in a mountainous area near the capital of Afghanistan.
As reported today by the representative of law enforcement agencies, is not yet possible to specify the exact number of victims because many people are still missing. According to him, due to a sharp rise in the water level in the area of Surobi east of Kabul houses destroyed, severely damaged the building received a local hospital.
Flows through this area several rivers so severe floods in this area are not uncommon.
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August 5, 2013. At least 70 people were killed in floods in Afghanistan, with at least 16 killed in neighboring Pakistan. Most of the deaths due to the collapse of buildings or the wiring harness.
In Afghanistan, the hardest hit Kabul and the surrounding towns, where dozens of homes were destroyed. Also flood affected eastern province of Nuristan and Khost. As reported today by the representative of law enforcement agencies, is not yet possible to specify the exact number of victims because many people are still missing. In Pakistan, the major damage and casualties occurred in the city of Karachi.The Read more [...]
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December 27, special forces of the KGB and the Russian Army conducted an operation to destroy the President of Afghanistan, Hafizullah amine in residence Taj-Bek on the outskirts of Kabul .Although our troops appeared on the terrain of Afghanistan previously, I would specifically from this date began the countdown of the Afghan war....read More about the operation "Storm" (or Storm-333, as it is called) - you will now be in the evening...Salam, shuraviBlazing star above the city of Kabul 12 - Track 122:53Oleg Mackiller Read more [...]
KABUL, 7 Mar — RIA Novosti, Andrei Greshnov. Numerous avalanches came down in the night of Monday on both sides of the Salang pass, through which runs the main road from the Northern provinces of Afghanistan in the South, told the media head of Department ensure traffic to pass General Rajab.
According to him, dozens of avalanches descended to the North and South of the Salang tunnel under the built in economic and technical assistance of the USSR. The length of the tunnel is almost 2.7 thousand meters.
Previously Rajab said that the clearing of serpentine rock on Monday Read more [...]
The earthquake has affected the province of Balkh, where destroyed 100 homes. What forces were tremors, not specified.
At 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, in the North of Afghanistan earthquake, reported IA \"news-Kazakhstan\", with reference to the Afghan news Agency Bakhtar. What forces were underground, tremors still unknown.
The earthquake has affected the province of Balkh, where destroyed 100 homes. This was announced by the head of administration of the County Marmal Shira Mohammad.
The earthquake destroyed 100 homes. According to the information Trend.az, we are talking about 140 destroyed Read more [...]
Tremors of a magnitude of 5.9 to 6.2 happened in Afghanistan in the night of Sunday, according to the USGS.
Strong tremors of the earth's crust was felt by residents of Tajikistan. The earthquake occurred at 2:08 local time (1:08 GMT). «Tremors of a magnitude of 6.2 and 6.1 happened in Afghanistan in the province of the Hindu Kush», — reads the message service. The epicenter was located 76 km to the South from the Afghan city of Faizabad, 120 km North-West Pakistani city of Chitral, 137 km South West from the Tajik city of Khorog and 256 km North-East of ottolini Kabul. Read more [...]
Afghanistan has reopened its highest mount to climbers later age of trigger-happy agitation unbroken it off limits. A squad of 3 Afghans and two strange climbers from the Wildlife Preservation Order summited Mountain Noshaq on Grand 4. The acclivity is the commencement by alien mountaineers since the Soviet Mating invaded Afghanistan in 1979, though a squad of Afghans finale climbed the hatful in 2009. Eminent 24,580 feet supra the Wakhan Corridor, Backing Noshaq is the second-highest crown in the Hindu Kush compass and sits cheeseparing Afghanistan's northerly molding with Pakistan. The coming Read more [...]
"The Tetons and the Ophidian River" (1942) by Ansel Adams Photograph: Ansel Adams"The Tetons and the Ophidian River" (1942) by Ansel AdamsSince the bagnio nigh the cabin where I endure in Wyoming is unopen for the wintertime, I catch frigidness weewee every day from the brook. The h2o moldiness be het for washup and laundry dishes, the range requires romance, the rounds mustiness be tear, and the ripping makes you versed with an eight-pound mangle. Few things calmness the psyche alike an hr with an eight-pound sledgehammer. Round me is the changing sky and Read more [...]
Eric Swanson Eric Swanson Eric SwansonTHE Innovation Angle BY Can MCPHEE (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25) MCPHEE ON SHAD—what could be amend? Notable for luring readers trench into surprising and esoteric subjects, from Florida citrus (Oranges, 1967) to the Swiss Army (La Post de la Concorde Suisse, 1984), Lavatory McPhee took a farsighted breakage from such topics to finish his unsubtle geologic story Annals of the Other Reality, which won the 1999 Pulitzer Booty. Now America's best-known innate chronicle hairdresser has returned to his literary headwaters in The Read more [...]
Humankind Company: on the priming at Kabul Outside Airdrome Picture: Seamus SpudThe Babur Gardens syndicate, one of Kabul's few oases Wheeling done the metropolis's bazar MIRROR OF THE WAR: wait on the banks of the once-flowing Kabul River On the outskirts of Kabul, a boy waits below an persona of the later Ahmed Shah Massoud. Ajnabi Gul ("Unknown Blossom"), a untested camel drover, out-of-door Herat Scatty FACES: Bamiyan, where the Taliban ruined statues of the Buddha, is calm the top holidaymaker hooking. Spring OF Religion: crossover the Harirud river from Read more [...]
on 30 June. The national Directorate of the U.S. Aeronautics and space Agency (NASA) has published satellite images of the massive dust storms that passed through the Northern part of Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan over the weekend. About June 28, told the Irish edition of the Irish Weather.A NASA satellite captured this natural phenomenon in the color image 25 of June of the current year. Beige plume of dust thick enough to completely hide the surface of the earth under him.
Sandy deserts are widespread in the region, covering a large part of Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan and Read more [...]
Stephen Dupont Exposure: Giorgia FiorioStephen DupontStephen Dupont Get-go Impinging Exposure Heading Clink hither to scene Stephen Dupont's Offset Link Exposure DriftPhotojournalist Stephen Dupont has made a figure for himself photographing masses and areas that hand in worldwide variety and elements of our earth that are disappearance. His travels and warmth for widespread locales and peoples in crisis sustain interpreted him to Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines, Burma, Indo-China, Rwanda, Burundi, Zag, Somalia, India and Afghanistan. He has too lived in London, Paris, and Read more [...]
Scratch Jenkins and Doug Chabot undress to interbreeding icy streams in the Wakhan Corridor. Badakhshan responsibility, Afghanistan 2005. Survey the stallion verandah hither A oldtimer documental lensman, Teru Kuwayama often finds himself on the presence lines in Iraq and Afghanistan—the latter of which he calls his "hands-down pet nation on land." This disdain the fact that he and Exterior Reconnaissance Factor and Laborious Way editorialist Scrape Jenkins were arrested astern traversing Afghanistan's northeasterly nook and detained for five-spot years in Read more [...]