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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

March 12, 2015 To provide the American community in Afghanistan additional security, the U.S. embassy will begin to post (and occasionally send to registrants) precautionary messages about public gatherings and demonstrations to the Travel & Security Information portion of the U.S. Embassy Kabul website. The messages will follow the template with the applicable and known information: U.S. Embassy Kabul informs ...
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Afghan Air Force Pilot wins International Women of Courage Award (March 8, 2015)

March 8, 2015 In honor of International Women’s Day, Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom hosted the ninth annual International Women of Courage Awards ceremony on March 6, 2015 in Washington, D.C.  The Secretary of State’s Award for International Women of Courage recognizes women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for ...
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Remarks at the International Women of Courage Ceremony (March 6, 2015)

March 6, 2015 Catherine M. Russell – Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Heather Higginbottom – Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Ms. Nadia Sharmeen Washington, DC Staff: Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the 2015 International Women of Courage award recipients, the Deputy Secretary of State Heather Higginbottom, and Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

March 2, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports of militants planning unspecified attacks in Kabul City, Afghanistan against locations and individuals with potential American connections, including Afghan and U.S. government facilities, foreign embassies, foreign guest houses, the airport, civilian institutes, and educational centers. The potential also exists for protests to occur ...
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