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USDA to donate agricultural commodities for Tajikistan - USDA TO DONATE AGRICULTURAL COMMODITES FOR TAJIKISTAN - 2001-08-08

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Government of the United States of America Web relief site

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it will donate about 5,500 metric tons of U.S. agricultural commodities to the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) for use in Tajikistan under the Food for Progress program. AKF, a private voluntary organization, will directly distribute the donated commodities to an estimated 206,000 people in the Autonomous Oblast of Gorno-Badakhshan. The donation will include approximately 450 metric tons of whole dry milk, 850 tons of vegetable oil, 700 tons of corn-soy blend, and 3,500 tons of wheat flour. AKF plans to provide rations to about 206,000 people.

Vom Star geknipst - Die Begum und die gute Tat Inaara Aga Khan l

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Berlin Online

Es war schon ein ganzes Stück nach Mitternacht, als Bryan Adams Sabine Christiansen zum Geburtstag gratulierte. Und natürlich war das einer der emotionalen Momente bei der Gala

Prince Karim Aga Khan meets Shaukat Aziz - PRIME MINISTER SHAUKAT AZIZ ASKS HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN TO INVEST IN PAKISTAN - 2004-12-06

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www.geo.tv/main_files/pakistan.aspx?id=52972 Geo World

Spiritual Leader of the Ismailis, Prince Karim Aha Khan called on Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz here at the Prime Minister House on Sunday and discussed the regional and international situation.He congratulated the Prime Minister on his successful tour of SAARC countries.
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz briefed Prince Karim Aga Khan about his recent dialogue process with Indian leadership and said Pakistan wanted peace and stability in the region and willing to resolve all the disputes including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir peacefully in accordance with the aspiration of Kashmiris.

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 2003 - DALAKHANI TAKES ARC GLORY - 2003-10-05

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Belgian Jockey Christophe Soumillon (R), horse trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre (C) and the Aga Khan hold their trophies after their horse Dalakhani won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamps horse track, near Paris, October 5, 2003. The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, a group one race for three-year-old and upwards colts and fillies, run over one and a half mile (2.4 km). REUTERS/Philippe WojazerThe Aga Khan's Dalakhani ridden by Belgian jockey Christophe Soumillon is first past the post at Longchamp, to win the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, ahead of 25-1 outsider Mubtakerl.(AFP/Daniel Janin)

l' Aga Khan prêt à investir en Afrique - L'AGA KHAN PRET A INVESTIR EN AFRIQUE - 2003-10-17

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www.amadoo.com

Son Altesse l'Aga Khan, chef spirituel des musulmans ismailis chiites, a clôturé sa visite officielle au Mali le 13 octobre dernier avec la signature d'un accord au terme duquel le Réseau Aga Khan de développement (RAKD) s'attachera à lancer de nouvelles initiatives dans ce pays et en Afrique de l'Ouest.
A Tombouctou, il a été reçu par les imams des différentes mosquées de la ville et il a pu examiner la collection de manuscrits du centre Ahmed Baba et observer la procédure de numérisation de ces trésors.

LESSONS FROM THE DEVLELOPING AND THE DEVELOPED WORLDS - H.H. THE AGA KHAN TO RECEIVE U OF T HONORARY DEGREE - 2004-06-17

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cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2004/06/17/503551-cp.html

If University of Toronto education students get a 'holier than thou' feeling from their convocation speaker this year, it's only because it is his Highness, the Aga Khan, a direct descendent of the Prophet Muhammed.
The Muslim spiritual leader will be in Toronto on Friday to receive an honorary doctor of laws from the university for his 'outstanding contributions to community service, higher education and philanthropy,' university officials said.

His Highness the Aga Khan is the 49th hereditary Imam, or spiritual leader, of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.

Ismailis empower women - AGA KHAN HELPED BREAK PAK-INDIA IMPASSE - 2003-05-03

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www.indolink.com/News/International/news_050403-000701.php

Islamabad, May 4 (NNN) : It was the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community in Pakistan, Prince Karim Aga Khan, who led the backdoor diplomatic efforts to break the Indo-Pak impasse, according to newspaper reports here.
At least two knowledgeable ruling politicians and a few senior Pakistani officials are crediting intense background efforts of Aga Khan for the diplomatic breakthrough between Islamabad and New Delhi that in the past few days again ignited hope of a durable peace.

Jockey Walter Swinburn and Shergar race to one of their wins in January 1981 - NEW LIGHT ON SHERGAR MYSTERY - 2004-03-14

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www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/03/13/1078594614457.html

Previously unreleased evidence is to be aired in a television documentary about the disappearance of champion racehorse Shergar. Paul Kelso reports from London.The kidnapping of the champion racehorse Shergar was an ill-conceived and poorly executed shambles, according to previously unreleased evidence in a television documentary to be screened next week.
Shergar was kidnapped in 1983 by an IRA gang that demanded a

Destitute Afghanistan opens luxurious hotel - AFGHANISTAN OPENS LUXURIOUS SERENA HOTEL - 2005-11-08

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Mail & Guardian Online

08 November 2005 04:17http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4417072.stm
Mail & Guardian Online
Kabul, Afghanistan
President Hamid Karzai officially opened the most luxurious hotel in destitute Afghanistan on Tuesday, with the five-star Kabul Serena touted as a means to lure investors and dollar-spending tourists.

The $36,5-million hotel, opposite the heavily fortified presidential palace, is an almost-total overhaul of the once-famous Kabul Hotel that was badly damaged in the 1992-1996 civil war that destroyed much of the capital.

ENCOUNTER OF E.RAKHMONOVA With PRINCE OF AGAKHAN THE IV - TAJIKISTAN: AGA KHAN OPENS BANK, COMISSIONS BRIDGE, LAY FOUNDATION FOR UNIVERSITY - 2004-07-06

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khovar.tojikiston.com/index.php?CatID=0&id=4472

the President of Tadzhikistan Emomali rakhmonov accepted prince shokh karim Agakhan IV. In the friendly and sincere situation were examined series of questions, connected with the collaboration the governments of republic Tadzhikistan with the fund For agakhan. 'our two-way communications, noted the President of Tadzhikistan Emomali Of rakhmonov, are very fruitful. In particular discovery is bridge between the republic Tadzhikistan the state Afghanistan, strengthen the economic relationships of the countries of region and are the important basic factor of interrelations '.

Foreign agencies allocate 5m-dollar grant to improve Tajik education sector - FOREIGN AGENCIES ALLOCATE 5m-DOLLAR GRANT TO IMPROVE TAJIK EDUCATION SECTOR - 2003-08-22

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The Dushanbe [the Tajik capital] office of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will realize three projects to improve the educational sphere in Tajikistan, in cooperation with the Aga Khan Fund, Open Society Institute-Assistance Fund [of the Soros Foundation], Save the Children (USA), Save the Children (United Kingdom) and the Zdrav/Plus.

BBC MONITORING INTERNATIONAL REPORTS: TAJIK PREMIER RECEIVES AGA KHAN'S SON - TAJIK PREMIER RECEIVES AGA KHAN'S SON - 2000-03-13

Prime Minister Oqil Oqilov of Tajikistan received the head of the Aga Khan Foundation, Prince Amin Aga Khan [son of Karim Aga Khan IV, leader of the world Ismailis], today.During the talks, they mostly touched upon and exchanged views on issues of mutually beneficial cooperation with this foundation in Tajikistan. The prime minister said that the agreements are being implemented which were signed during Prince Karim Al Husayni's official visit to Tajikistan.

Dalakhani keeps unbeaten record - DALAKHANI KEEPS UNBEATEN RECORD - 2003-05-11

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www.ananova.com/sport/story/sm_779200.html

Dalakhani maintained his 100 per cent record with a smooth victory in the Prix Lupin at Longchamp.The Aga Khan colt, trained by Alain de Royer Dupre, came through with a perfectly-timed run inside the final furlong to beat another French-trained colt, Super Celebre, with Aidan O'Brien's Alberto Giacometti third.Pacemaker Balestrini was pushed into the lead of this Group One race after a few strides, followed by Dalakhani's stable companion Diyapour.

Aga Khan's gift is in good Kerry hands - AGA KHAN'S GIFT IN GOOD KERRY HANDS - 2003-12-18

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archives.tcm.ie/thekingdom/2003/12/18/story11795.asp

THE Aga Khan has been a great lover of Irish racing all through his life. He showed that love is no uncertain fashion with his amazing multimillion euro gift to Irish racing this month.
He bought a hotel at the back of the present Curragh stands for an estimated 15 to 20 million euro and presented the whole area occupied by that hotel to the Irish Turf Club, the owners of the Curragh racecourse. This purchase enables Horse Racing Ireland to make the Curragh one of the real gems of the sport in the world.

Agha Khan's visit to Chitral - CHITRAL - AGA KHAN'S VISIT WELCOMED - 2003-11-30

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H H Prince Karim Agha Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims and world-renowned philanthropist is scheduled to visit Chitral on the 4th Dec.This is his first visit in 16 years to the area where he has over 140,000 followers.

At The Race - DALAKHANI TAKES ARC GLORY - 2003-10-05

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Aga Khan praise for 'a real champion'Christophe Soumillon, jockey Dalakhani: 'It's a race I wanted to win throughout my apprenticeship and it's unbelievable to ride a horse like him. He's a real champion and I love him so much.'

Aus der Abstellkammer in die Tombola - Die Begum und die gute Tat Inaara Aga Khan l

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Berlin Online

Am Freitagabend wurde vor dem Deutschen Historischen Museum mal wieder der Teppich für eine Wohlt

Aga Khan Heads For Chitral - AGA KHAN HEADS FOR CHITRAL - 2003-12-04

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www.chitralnews.com/Latest%20News.htm Chitral News

As an overcast sky over Chitral clears up early morning, HH Prince Karim Aga Khan is to depart for Chitral from Islamabad to reach here at 0945 Hrs. From the Airport he would fly in a Helicopter to Garam Chashma where he would address a large gathering of his followers. He would then proceed to Booni where an even larger gathering of his faithful awaits him enthusiastically.

Aga Khan leaves Chitral 'Pleased' - AGA KHAN LEAVES CHITRAL 'PLEASED' - 2003-12-04

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www.chitralnews.com/Latest%20News.htm Chitral News

H H Prince Karim Aga Khan left Chitral in a satisfied disposition reports our correspondent. Our correspondents at Garam Chashma and Booni say the Aga khan told his followers to live with goodwill and in harmony with their other Muslim brethren. He asked his Developmental Organizations to work for the betterment of all Chitralis alike irrespective of their communal affiliations.He said if the present congenial atmosphere prevails, he would enhance the organizations working in the Health, Education, Agriculture and other sectors.


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