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An extension of CPEC to Afghanistan would benefit both China and Pakistan, whose economic goals include exploiting the estimated $3 trillion in untapped Afghan mineral resources. The withdrawal of the ... It is an ethnically mixed transnational region ...
Leaders from the Jamiat-e-Islami Afghanistan party gathered in Kabul on Tuesday where they announced the party's interim leadership council and increased the number of its members to 64 from nine members previously.
Some of the women wanted to expand that conversation in a simpler way that matches how Afghan people live. Gellara did a first print run of 2,000 copies.
"I think the Afghan people and the country's genuine movements, which have been created to serve the people's will, want peace and stability for Afghanistan," he said, pointing to Afghanistan's National Welfare Party among other factions. The party, he ...
Athens, Greece - Around a thousand people march through the streets of the Greek capital, Athens, with flags and banners, eventually stopping in front of columns of baton and shield-wielding police in riot gear.
Afghanistan - Over 55000 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan between 1 January and 18 May 2017. This is double the number of returns during the ...
The UN Migration Agency (IOM) inaugurated a substantial expansion of its Torkham Transit Center in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province for undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan on Sunday. More than 55,000 ... IOM is committed to working in ...
Nearly 130,000 undocumented Afghan refugees have been forced by the Iranian government to go home this year, heading to an uncertain future with the resurgent Taliban now holding more than 40 percent rural territory in Afghanistan. Hundreds more are ...
A few years later, while getting their MBAs at Harvard, the pair decided to do something about it and started Rumi Spice, a Chicago-based business selling Afghan saffron. "People think that only war and opium and the Taliban come from Afghanistan ...
Nearly 130,000 undocumented Afghan refugees have been forced by the Iranian government to go home this year, heading to an uncertain future with the ...
"People couldn't afford food and clean water. Paper was something people didn't think about at that time and in that place," Dastgeer, who is set to receive her doctoral degree in mass communications at the University of Oklahoma this fall, said.
Myrady said there were many armed groups operating in northwestern Afghanistan -- "just in the Shortepa district, there are at least 10 [different] groups.
President Donald Trump has been largely silent on the issue of the Afghanistan war, but top advisers are planning to recommend an increase in the number of troops stationed there.
Miranshah: The Pakistan Army "has satellite images and ground reports that prove Afghanistan's involvement" in cross-border terrorist acts and infiltration of Afghan militants into Pakistan. "Satellite images show ... "A total of 94 per cent of the ...
An Afghan police officer has shot and killed five of his colleagues in the eastern province of Nangarhar, local officials say.
The national debate over refugees has people in the Seattle area and around the U.S. thinking about how they came to this country - from places like Nazi Germany, Vietnam, Afghanistan. Their experiences vary, but they have this in common: They want to ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) - A roadside bombing killed 11 people in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as they were traveling to a wedding in the country's east, a local official said.
Kabul, Afghanistan - In the dark of night and amid a Criminal Investigation into rape accusations against him, Afghanistan's embattled vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, left for Turkey on Friday in what Afghan and Western officials suggested ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) - gunmen stormed the local headquarters of Afghanistan's state media in the eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, setting off clashes that killed seven people and wounded at least 18, officials said. Interior Ministry ...
An extension of CPEC to Afghanistan would benefit both China and Pakistan, whose economic goals include exploiting the estimated $3 trillion in untapped Afghan mineral resources. The withdrawal of the ... It is an ethnically mixed transnational region ...
You already have a 300,000 person Afghan Security Force, but they fall down because they lack logistics, they lack the professional enabling functions because we rushed into this, into people that were largely illiterate and not capable of doing those ...
In August 2016, an attack led to the deaths of 13 people including students and staff at Kabul's American University of Afghanistan. In all, 3,498 civilians were killed and 7,920 injured in 2016 in Afghanistan, the UN Assistance Mission in the country ...
When the United Nations Committee against torture grilled Afghanistan's delegation last month about government efforts to curb torture, members asked about one person in particular: Gen. Abdul Raziq. That was no accident. Raziq, the Afghan National ...
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) - A number of insurgents have attacked a building housing a state TV station in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan, police tell CNN. ... other details. The town's main hospital confirmed it received six people who were injured in ...
USAID provides $20 Million to meet food assistance needs of vulnerable Afghans The contribution is designed to respond to the food-security and nutritional ...
The roadside mine killed two children and wounded another two. "The wounded children were taken to hospital and now they are in stable condition," Yaqoubi said.
gunmen stormed the local headquarters of Afghanistan's state media in the eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, setting off clashes that killed 10 people, officials said. Inamullah Miakhial, a spokesman for the provincial hospital in Nangarhar, said ...
In the middle of everything else, President Donald Trump is expected to decide on his strategy for Afghanistan soon. the Pentagon ... The Afghan security forces have fought bravely but lack adequate air power, leadership, retention rates and coalition ...
"The consulate general of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Istanbul is pursuing the issue with the police. They are in touch, they had a meeting today.
At least six people, including a police officer, have been killed after assailants wearing suicide vests stormed a national television and radio station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, government officials say. The attackers, carrying AK-47s ...
Rejected asylum seekers have been beaten by Afghan police in front of Danish officers on a deportation flight following repeated warnings over the risk of torture for migrants sent back to Afghanistan. Denmark is among European countries, including the ...
A group of people attacked an Afghan migrant in Istanbul's Fatih district on May 15 at the funeral of a man killed one day before, leading the police to calm the ...
WAUSAU - The author of "Shooting Kabul," an award-winning novel about an Afghan refugee family, will speak in Wausau alongside her husband, whose story inspired the book.
"In our culture, in our religion, we always feed poor people," said Dawar. On Thursday, May 11, Dawar and a number of other Afghan refugee women cooked traditional meals from their country to help feed the needy at Riverside's Palm Baptist Church ...
As well as the difficulty of persuading people to talk about such a sensitive subject, she also struggled to gain access to the legal and official documents needed to properly source the piece.
Kabul: An Afghan official said at least four people were killed when a police vehicle hit a roadside bomb in eastern Paktia Province.
A group of bereaved relatives have paid an emotional first visit to a war memorial, after many loved ones were controversially not invited to or told about its unveiling.
An Afghan police chief violently beat two asylum seekers who were rejected by Denmark and were being transported to Kabul on board a Danish National police aircraft, a police report says, as cited by the media, adding that Danish officers were present ...
Zarifa Adiba, the conductor of Zohra, the first female orchestra in Afghanistan, writes for The Pavlovic Today about the power of music, perseverance, and community in a time of conflict and violence.
The debate, which was the third in a series of similar events supported by the Herat regional office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), drew an audience of around 20 people, including community elders, religious scholars, civil ...
I know countless people are giving you countless pieces of contradictory advice on a countless number of issues, so I'll keep my advice short and simple: You should completely withdraw all American forces from Afghanistan as quickly as possible.
Without access to land, homes and property people are often deprived of their main source of physical and socio-economic security, including shelter, water, and food as well as the ability to earn a sustainable livelihood.
In this photograph taken on April 25, 2017, a mentally ill Afghan patient sits chained to a wall at the Mia Ali Baba holy shrine in the village of Samar Khel on the outskirts of Jalalabad.
WAUSAU - The author of "Shooting Kabul," an award-winning novel about an Afghan refugee family, will speak in Wausau alongside her husband, whose story inspired the book.
He points out the sad irony that the Taliban, ruthless and backward as they may be, nonetheless are more efficient, more honest and more true to their word to the Afghan people than any of the central governments that have been propped up by U.S. money ...
An Afghan official says at least four people were killed when a police vehicle hit a roadside bomb in eastern Paktia Province.
Afghanistan born Shaesta Waiz waves goodbye to friends and family at Daytona International Airport before taking off hoping to be the first civilian female pilot to circumnavigate the world in a single engine airplane Saturday May 13 2017.


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