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New contact lenses give telescopic vision to help eye problems

New contact lenses give telescopic vision to help eye problems

SAN DIEGO, July 2 (UPI) -- U.S. and European scientists says they have created contact lenses that, when paired with special eyeglasses, give telescopic vision to those who wear them.

ISAF admits errors in deadly February raid

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 5 (UPI) -- Reversing course, international forces admitted to killing Afghan civilians in a botched February raid on suspected Taliban targets in eastern Paktia province.

Afghan blasts kill, wounds scores

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A huge truck bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Tuesday killed tens of people and wounded scores of others, police said.

Taliban good behavior guidebook detached from reality on ground

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- A Taliban good behavior guide seized by NATO forces in Afghanistan bears no relation to the violent reality on ground, which is contrary to the insurgent group's advice to its fighters, a spokesman for the coalition forces said.

6 civilians killed in Afghan copter crash

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 14 (UPI) -- At least six civilians flying aboard a private helicopter were killed in a crash Tuesday in southern Afghanistan, NATO officials say.

Blasts kill 7 U.S. troops in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 6 (UPI) -- Militant attacks in Afghanistan Monday killed six U.S. soldiers, officials said.

Ultra-thin digital camera developed

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. engineers say they have built a powerful, yet ultra-thin, digital camera by folding the telephoto lens.
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