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Chair of UNHCR Executive Committee visits Afghanistan to show solidarity and … – UNHCR (press release)


Chair of UNHCR Executive Committee visits Afghanistan to show solidarity and
UNHCR (press release)
UNHCR's Representative in Afghanistan, Maya Ameratunga, welcomed the visit of UNHCR's Executive Committee chairman, noting that "Ambassador Comissário comes from a country, Mozambique, which produced one of Africa's largest refugee …

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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 7:32 am

Viewpoint: Ghani is running out of options in Afghanistan – BBC News


BBC News

Viewpoint: Ghani is running out of options in Afghanistan
BBC News
Afghanistan is in dire crisis as the Taliban battle a weak government, and peace talks with the militants are put on hold, writes guest columnist Ahmed Rashid. The Taliban have captured most of Helmand province, including for several days a strategic
Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggleThe San Luis Obispo Tribune
Five Killed in Taliban Infighting in Southern AfghanistanAntiwar.com

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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 6:13 am

Metal Gear Solid 5 Guide: Nine Tips For Surviving Afghanistan – GameSpot


GameSpot

Metal Gear Solid 5 Guide: Nine Tips For Surviving Afghanistan
GameSpot
Dropped into the enormous open-world of Afghanistan, this time without the comfort of the series' iconic Soliton and Sonar radars, MGS5 leaves players more exposed than ever. No longer can you scout enemies by following dots on a viewfinder; everything …

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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 6:11 am

Afghanistan’s Electoral Reform Plan Is Met With Skepticism – New York Times


New York Times

Afghanistan's Electoral Reform Plan Is Met With Skepticism
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — Months late, Afghanistan's electoral reform commission has delivered a list of proposals, in a critical step to holding overdue parliamentary elections. The proposals, issued on Sunday, now head to the leaders of the national

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:36 pm

Afghanistan Airfields Set To Transform Country Into Aviation Hub – 9&10 News


9&10 News

Afghanistan Airfields Set To Transform Country Into Aviation Hub
9&10 News
Airfields built in Afghanistan for the war against the Taliban will soon belong to the Afghan government. American and Afghan officials say the change could transform one of the world's poorest countries into an aviation hub. The 8 airfields are
IS in AfghanistanDaily Times
Two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers killed in Afghanistan attackLedger Gazette
Afghanistan acknowledges struggle to tackle the Taliban after losing keyTV Newsroom
Fx Report Daily
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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:33 pm

Germany’s Steinmeier urges Pakistan and Afghanistan to ease tensions – Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle

Germany's Steinmeier urges Pakistan and Afghanistan to ease tensions
Deutsche Welle
"Close cooperation between neighboring countries, namely between Afghanistan and Pakistan is important for peace and stability," Steinmeier said. According to Sharif's office, discussions on Monday covered several matters of bi-lateral and regional
US, Afghanistan Still Doubt Pakistan's Commitment in Fight Against MilitantsVoice of America
Rice Condemns Pakistan-Based Militant Attacks in AfghanistanWall Street Journal
Germany's friendship vow to AfghanistanThe Local.de
The News International -Big News Network.com -Business Standard
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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:26 pm

Afghanistan: Normalization of Pain – International Policy Digest


International Policy Digest

Afghanistan: Normalization of Pain
International Policy Digest
It happens every time I come to Afghanistan. During my first days I am shocked by the amount of pain and poverty and I go out of my way to give money to the poor and the people on the streets. Even though it relieves me to know that I just gave someone …

Posted on 31 August 2015 | 7:31 pm

What’s Better For Afghanistan’s Future: Buddha Tours Or A Copper Mine? – NPR


NPR

What's Better For Afghanistan's Future: Buddha Tours Or A Copper Mine?
NPR
The U.S. Geological Survey has estimated that Afghanistan holds $1 trillion in mineral wealth but none of it has ever been developed. This could represent a huge and much-needed source of revenue for a country long dependent on foreign aid. But given …

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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 12:03 pm

School Poisoning? Dozens of Girls Fall Ill in Herat, Afghanistan – NBCNews.com


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School Poisoning? Dozens of Girls Fall Ill in Herat, Afghanistan
NBCNews.com
KABUL — Nearly 100 Afghan schoolgirls fell sick on Monday, prompting officials in the western city of Herat to investigate whether they were poisoned by Taliban militants. "Our initial finding shows some kind of spray was used by some of the students
100 children suffer gas poisoning at school in western AfghanistanRT
Afghanistan: Gas Poisoning Lands Over 100 Schoolgirls in Hospital in HeratInternational Business Times, India Edition
School Poisoning? Nearly 100 Girls Fall Ill in Herat, AfghanistanRAWA News
New Kerala -New York Daily News
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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 8:49 am

Afghanistan: Aid Donors Should Stress Accountability – Human Rights Watch


Afghanistan: Aid Donors Should Stress Accountability
Human Rights Watch
(New York) – Afghanistan's foreign donors should press the government to address the country's persistent human rights problems at a major international meeting of senior officials, Human Rights Watch said today in letters to representatives of a dozen …

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Posted on 31 August 2015 | 4:13 am