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An aid worker's courageous success

In April, I traveled around eastern Afghanistan with an extraordinary British aid worker, Linda Norgrove. I have a photo of her dressed in a long, black skirt and loose tunic, her hair under an enveloping shawl...
Brother: Slain aid worker trying to help people

ANCHORAGE - The twin brother of an aid worker killed in Afghanistan says he wasn't trying to spread religious views. Dr. Thomas Grams was among 10 workers gunned down last...
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My Turn: President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels is flawed

...our allies. We have seen evidence of this with the recent brutal beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, as well as countless other atrocities in the region.However, the President is wrong when it comes to arming unknown...
Today in history

...landmark accord to create a free trade zone of 19 nations by 1993.Ten years ago: In a wrenching videotaped statement, aid worker Margaret Hassan, kidnapped in Baghdad, begged the British government to help save her by withdrawing its troops from...
The genocide in Darfur: a call for Alaskan action

...frustrated. Why must we rely on a newspaper article about an aid worker being taken hostage by refugees to catch the attention...deaths of so many Africans, yet focus our attention on an aid worker taken hostage, well treated and peacefully returned...
This Day in History

...bombardment ended 12 days later.) In 2005, Vice President Cheney made a surprise visit to Iraq. Susanne Osthoff, a German aid worker kidnapped in Iraq, was freed after three weeks in captivity. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffered a mild stroke...
Video purportedly shows killing of U.S. hostage

...Pakistani contractors and Macedonians working for a U.S. company. On Monday, the German government said 43-year-old aid worker and archaeologist Susanne Osthoff - who was released a day earlier - was expected to leave Iraq soon. She had been held...
My Turn: Life in Afghanistan more hopeful than the headlines

...Afghans. Last year there was an incident where an Afghan aid worker was shot in his home in Mazar-I-Sharif by " papers. What didn't make the papers was the aid worker was sleeping with another man's wife and the incident...
Sudanese president defies indictment be arrested as soon as possible," Sidig said. An aid worker, who spoke under conditions of anonymity, confirmed...dangerous. "The situation is simply deteriorating," this aid worker said. "Attacks on (refugee) camps and aid workers...
Construction underway at UAS find alternate routes to their destinations. "It's a pain in the butt," said Michelle Moffitt, a financial aid worker. "It's nice, the new walkway's nice. But it's a pain to go all around and stuff. And especially when students...


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