Tuesday 19 November, 2019
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The Khaama Press News Agency
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The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group, is bolstering foreign direct investment into Afghanistan by insuring a cashmere scouring and disinfection facility in Herat. The MIGA-supported...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Sep 10th, 2013

Afghanistan has retained its position as the lead producer and cultivator of opium globally, with 74 per cent of the world’s illicit opium production in 2012, according to the 2013 World Drug Report, launched by the United Nations Office on...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 26th, 2013

A boat carrying at least 15 migrants reportedly sank off in Turkey and Greece waters. Afghan refugees association website reported that majority of the migrants were Afghans and were looking to travel to Greece from Turkey when the incident...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 9th, 2013

Georgia’s defense minister visited his troops in Afghanistan on Friday, a day after a suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives attacked an isolated base staffed by Georgian troops in Helmand Province on Thursday evening, killing...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 8th, 2013

All NATO member nations on Wednesday endorsed the new NATO Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan to train, advise and assist Afghan security forces. NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the alliance is getting prepared for the...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 5th, 2013

The Amnesty International ahead of the NATO meeting in Brussels urged to International and Afghan military forces must preserve the modest human rights gains of the past 12 years and ensure that the rights of the Afghan people are protected...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 5th, 2013

According to reports, the government of Afghanistan has arrested a senior army colonel for illegally handing over prisoners to a man working with a U.S. special forces team who was accused of torture and killings. Tensions escalated between...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 4th, 2013

The Afghan labors expressed concerns regarding unemployment issues and complain that the Pakistani workers are attracted in various projects instead of them in Khost Province. The Afghan labors also urged the government to provide working opportunities...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 1st, 2013

A delegation of the Turkmen officials led by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov recently met with the Afghan president Hamid Karzai in capital Kabul and delivered an invitation to take part in the...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on Jun 1st, 2013

US army staff sergeant Robert Bales accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in two rampages last year will plead guilty to avoid the death penalty. Robert Bales attorney John Henry Browne said, he is due to enter guilty pleas to charges of premeditated...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on May 30th, 2013

According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, at least three school students were injured following an explosion. Provincial governor spokesman Nabi Jan confirming the report said the incident took place around 11am...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on May 29th, 2013

Up to 85 Afghan nationals have been detained by British forces and are being kept illegally in a holding facility at Camp Bastion in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. According to the UK lawyers the detainees had been held for up to...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on May 29th, 2013

Another skate park was opened in northern Mazar-e-Sharif city of Afghanistan by the Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich. This was the second skate park opened in Afghanistan after a similar park was created in capital Kabul by Skateistan,...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on May 28th, 2013

An insurgent-emplaced improvised explosive device exploded, killing two civilians and wounding two others in the vicinity of Arowgh village, Khakrez district, Kandahar province, May 27. “The government of Kandahar and the Afghan government...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on May 28th, 2013

By: Omar Safa / Khost, Afghanistan Just before the sunset, they are heading back to homes desperate, tired, hopeless and sad. Visiting any open space but mostly central squares of major Afghan cities, your eyes will simply catch people gathered...

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By Sadaf Shinwari on May 27th, 2013