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News Afghanistan » Bamyan: EXCLUSIVE: Meet Afghanistan's first female SKIERS, who are learning to snowplough in an area that was once a Taliban stronghold

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

While some might be surprised to see the girls in such western-style garb, Bjorge, 38, explains that they're from the town of Bamyan which is populated by Hazaras - one of the more liberal groups in Afghanistan - and burkas aren't enforced. She adds ...

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: Taliban Rebels Impose Taxes on Media Outlets in Restive Ghazni

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In an effort to find new ways of financing their insurgency, Taliban rebels have turned to local media for taxation and threatened news outlets in central Afghanistan with punitive ... contributed to this report from Bamyan province.

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: Cultural ambassadors share differences to bring us closer

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Lyndon State College student Benafsha Sohail, a native of Afghanistan, spoke to students at The Riverside ... She came from a poor family in the central Afghan province of Bamyan. Her parents were determined to make a better life for their children ...

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: Kabul Artists Open Art Galleries

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The art of painting has a long history in Afghanistan and even some researches say the first oil painting was made in caves in Bamiyan province. In addition to paintings in Bamiyan caves, Afghan well-known artists such as Kamaluddin Behzad and Ghulam ...

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: From bombs to race bibs

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

“While I was on their website and saw the Marathon of Afghanistan, it didn’t take me a minute to know I would do it. “I right away signed up and there was no hesitation.” While they flew into Kabul, the marathon was held in the Bamiyan ...

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: Afghanistan- Bamyan's Chahl Burja fort nearing extinction

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Publication date: Saturday 25 November 2017

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) BAMYAN (Pajhwok): The Qala-i-Chahl Burja, a historic fort with 40 towers built around it in the Yakawalang-II district of central Bamyan provinces has been nearing extinction due to negligence on the part of the government.

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: ‘Help from India to recreate Bamiyan Buddhas welcome’

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Publication date: Saturday 30 December 2017

BHOPAL: We will welcome help from India to recreate "Buddhas of Bamiyan," said Afghanistan's ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali, here on Saturday. The 4th and 5th-century statues of standing Buddha carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan ...

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: Syracuse's Bamyan Kabab offers excellent Afghan dishes (Dining Out Review)

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Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Bamyan Kabab, particularly after our recent happy experiences at the area's first Iraqi restaurant, Sumer. We thought the Afghan cuisine might be similar, even though a friend whose family is from Iran, which lies between Iraq and Afghanistan, told us ...

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: Bamyan cafe gives Afghan women a safe space

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Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

BAMYAN, Afghanistan: Nasrin Hassily is busy discussing a classroom project with her friend Nusrat, in a cafe that she visits almost daily after university to hang out with friends. She is not alone. The Bamyan Women Cafe provides a space for females in a ...

News Afghanistan » Bamyan: Thousands attend literacy programs in C. Afghanistan's Bamyan province

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Publication date: Wednesday 13 September 2017

BAMYAN, Afghanistan, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Up to 16,000 people, mostly women, have attended more than 600 literacy centers to learn how to read and write, a local news agency reported Wednesday. Addressing a meeting to mark the World Literacy Day (WLD) held ...