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During the large influx of asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants to Europe in 2015, it became apparent that most people started their journey without a clear understanding of what lay ahead of them.
"Now, everybody knows us in India and hopefully, things will improve further when we start playing Tests," the Afghan star further said.
The pictures in the book show the culture and aesthetics of the people of Afghanistan. Apparently, the tendency to mix their photos with beautiful nature is due to the dearth (of such an environment) in their home country which for decades has been at wa.
They are an important part of our culture and belong only to the Afghan people," said Mohammad Fahim Rahimi, the museum's director.
Kabul, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday reaffirmed China's consistent support for Afghanistan's efforts in national reconciliation and economic reconstruction. Wang made the remarks at a meeting with Afghan President ...
Kabul: Afghanistan has suffered its deadliest Ramadan since the US-led invasion in 2001 with over 200 killed and hundreds wounded, according to an AFP count based on official figures.
White said the Islamic State problem in Afghanistan is "not getting better." ... Some officials have said that the military will likely increase the number of forces for operations against al-Qaida and Islamic State in Afghanistan. ... On Thursday, a ...
The Afghan people's resistance to occupation is the main obstacle to what the US would call success there, said Richard Becker of the Answer Coalition, while Gordon Duff of veterans Today says there's little question US policy in Afghanistan is a failure.
"If such attacks had happened elsewhere in the world, the entire world would have been sad, but in Afghanistan, the blood of the people worth only a condemnation," said Lal Gul Lal, head of the Afghan Commission for human rights. Of those who lost ...
In one of the many practice rooms of the Afghanistan National Institute of music (ANIM), Zarifa Adeeb is playing the violin with admirable dexterity and concentration amid a group of students.
"Now, everybody knows us in India and hopefully, things will improve further when we start playing Tests," the Afghan star further said.
Rawalpindi: The Pakistani military has blamed terrorists "sanctuaries" in Afghanistan for recent bombings in the country, which claimed lives of nearly 50 ...
He urged the United States to accept the "legitimate demands of the Afghan people" and seek peace through diplomatic means but appeared to offer no concession on the Taliban's central demand that foreign forces must leave before peace talks begin.
The office of the special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, which once drew experts from nearly a dozen government agencies, will be folded into the State Department's Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, people briefed on the decision ...
Afghans need to see their government taking the reins for security in the country, delivering much needed services and creating jobs, says the United Nations ...
Last month, a US government agency issued an assessment of the United States' efforts to help Afghanistan recover from the devastation of 16 years of war.
When asked about the Afghan opposition to fencing along the border, the spokesperson noted that effective border management is necessary to stem cross border movement of terrorists and facilitate the movement of people and trade goods. In addition, he ...
Mumbai (Reuters) - While Afghanistan celebrate their lofty status as a test-playing nation, far away in Mumbai, head coach Lalchand Rajput is busy plotting how to instil a five-day temperament into a team more attuned to the hard-hitting nature of ...
Kandahar, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday at a bank in Afghanistan's Helmand province as Afghan troops and government workers waited to collect their pay ahead of a major Muslim holiday, killing at least 29 people, officials ...
Kandahar, Afghanistan (AP) - A huge suicide car bombing outside a bank in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Thursday targeted Afghan troops and government employees waiting to collect their salaries ahead of a major Muslim holiday, killing ...
Helmand province has been the site of intense conflict between the Taliban and Afghan and NATO security forces. Thousands of civilians and soldiers have died in recent years.
For more than 10 years, University of Virginia alumnus Kenneth Holland has played a significant role in rebuilding higher education in war-torn Afghanistan. Now, he is beginning a new challenge as president of the country's most prestigious university, ...
Just weeks after a spate of attacks in Kabul forced Germany to halt deportations to Afghanistan, plans for more flights are reportedly afoot.
21 June 2017 - Warning that the recent surge of violent attacks in Afghanistan could signal a much worse and more fragile period ahead, the United Nations envoy for the country today called for urgent action to strengthen stability, including through ...
The United States spent up to $28 million more than it had to on camouflage uniforms for the Afghan National Army because of the sartorial tastes of a single Afghan official, an American government watchdog said on Wednesday. A report by the Special ...
Kabul, June 20 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is continuing to assist the Afghan returnees and displaced persons at a time when the country has been suffering from armed conflicts and economic woes, an official ...
15, 17 years later I still hadn't dealt with it, Afghan was the moment. I was like "right ... Once they realise 'Hang on I'm not the only person here - There are so many other people who have suffered and recovered - I'm going to go and sort this out ...
Tensions have been high in Kabul since a truck bomb on May 31 killed more than 150 people and wounded hundreds in the fortified diplomatic quarter, the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital since 2001. People enraged by rising insecurity had ...
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017, protesters sit under a tent as they listen during a long protest against insecurity in Kabul, Afghanistan. One person was killed and six were wounded when Afghan Security Forces on Monday night moved in to ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghans who scratch out a living by removing some of the country's countless land mines have long had to contend with rugged terrain, accidental explosions and the threat of kidnapping - but these days they face the added ...
This year, more than 136,300 people have fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is 25 per cent less compared to the same period in the previous year, in which 181,030 people were displaced. Displacements this year have reached the ...
A youth from Kerala who allegedly joined the Islamic State has been killed in Afghanistan, said a message received by an activist in Padanna in north Kerala on Monday.
When activists like me return from visiting the Afghan peace Volunteers in Kabul, Afghanistan, young seamstresses there often entrust each of us with about fifty sky-blue scarves.
Dozens of people have been killed or wounded after up to five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said. The attack, claimed by the Taliban, began at around 6:30am (2am GMT) when one bomber ...
"Our overall mission in Afghanistan remains the same; to train, advise and assist the Afghan forces so they can safeguard the Afghan people and terrorists find no haven in Afghanistan for attacking us or others." But Mattis argues that to be successful ...
American and Afghan officials said an Afghan commando killed the three 101st Airborne Division soldiers while they were conducting an operation in the Peka Valley, where U.S.
John McCain grumbled several times that Mattis had to do better in getting the strategy to the American people and needed to do more than not lose, which is what he said the Obama strategy was.
"Today's approval of new grants confirms the World Bank Group's strong commitment to the people of Afghanistan in helping them overcome the daunting development challenges facing the country," said Shubham Chaudhuri, World Bank Country Director for ...
Kabul // An Afghan teenager was killed in a bombing less than a week after being deported from Sweden, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.
Islamic State fighters have captured some territory around Tora Bora, the former stronghold of Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Wednesday. The push and capture of the giant cave complex that once housed the ...
An Afghan teenager was killed in a bombing less than a week after being deported from Sweden, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, calling on European nations to halt repatriations as "Kabul is not safe".
"This ensures the department can facilitate our missions and nimbly align our commitment to the situation on the ground. Our overall mission Afghanistan remains the same. To train, advise and assist the Afghan forces so they can safeguard the Afghan ...
... the Afghan people after a string of deadly terrorist attacks. Guterres said he hoped to "do everything possible" to ease tensions between Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan and "promote the cooperation between the two countries in addressing ...
Kabul (Reuters) - It took a pair of landmines that severed Malek Mohammad's legs for him to find his life's passion for swimming in land-locked Afghanistan. He was 11 years old when he stepped on the mines as he gathered firewood in a vacant lot in ...
"I decided to start this visit to Afghanistan by talking to the most vulnerable people, the people displaced by this terrible conflict that had to flee to Kabul, losing everything with members of the families killed, with houses destroyed and that ...
In 2015, about 200,000 Afghans - who according to the interviews conducted by the Afghanistan analysts Network (AAN) were mainly young men travelling alone along the land gateway known as Balkan route that goes from Turkey to Europe via the Aegean ...
On May 30, Sweden deported to Afghanistan 20 asylum seekers whose claims for protection had been rejected. Less than a week ... They do not contest that Afghan refugees from provinces like Ghazni are fleeing real and severe threats, but deny them ...
More than 150 people were killed in the Afghan bombings. The event was organized by the Afghan student Association at ASU.
This year, more than 126,000 people have fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is 28 per cent less compared to the same period in the previous year, in which 173,000 people were displaced. Displacements this year have reached the ...
family members told CNN affiliate WRAL he went to Afghanistan in October and was due back in August. Russell Holloman, the principal of Franklinton high school, said Baldridge, who graduated in 2012, was a kindhearted and giving person. "He made an ...


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