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News Afghanistan » Culture: ‘Culture of impunity’ in Afghanistan: Why US is unlikely to face ICC for alleged war crimes

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

With the extensive presence of “warlords and human-rights abusers,” as well as a “culture of impunity” in Afghanistan, over a million victims of alleged war crimes may not receive ICC justice, analysts warn. The International Criminal Court (ICC ...

News Afghanistan » Culture: Feature: Afghan students celebrate Chinese New Year as cultural, educational ties deepen

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

KABUL, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- As millions of people around the world are gearing up to celebrate the Chinese New Year, Chinese-language learning Afghan students have come together here to share the joy and excitement of their neighboring folk. Held at the ...

News Afghanistan » Culture: Alumna helps military build Afghan-US relations

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Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Her job while in the country from 2010 to 2011 was to develop relations with Afghan villagers, particularly women, so that military leaders would better understand the local culture. The ultimate goal of this “hearts and minds” strategy was to create ...

News Afghanistan » Culture: Afghan woman director's 'A Letter To The President' wins prizes and attention at film festival in France

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

A love of cinema and a strong hope of change in Afghan society, especially through culture and with the advent of a younger generation give Sadat and Dildar the determination to continue. Their faith in cinema to help bring about change goes beyond their ...

News Afghanistan » Culture: Afghan Refugees In Delhi Are Cooking Their Way To A Better Future One Delectable Dish At A Time

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

#Twisted #kebab #chicken #monster #munch A post shared by Twisted (@jungletwisted) on Feb 9, 2018 at 5:49am PST This time, it's a group of women from war-torn Afghanistan. Using the magic of food, these women are now building an empire of hope, and a ...

News Afghanistan » Culture: Book review: Directorate S: The CIA and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016 by Steve Coll

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

President Trump’s first tweet of 2018, 12 minutes after midnight, took many people by surprise. He lashed out at Pakistan, a country he had previously described as “fantastic”. “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than $33bn in aid ...

News Afghanistan » Culture: Operation Afghanistan: Soccer bridges the cultural gap in Afghanistan

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

TACTICAL BASE GAMBERI, Afghanistan (KTUU) - On a small dirt field at Tactical Base Gamberi, surrounded by barbed wire, bunkers and soldiers standing guard, a whistle blows, and a soccer game begins. American soldiers, Afghan translators and Ugandan ...

News Afghanistan » Culture: Islamic State kills 41 in attack on Afghan cultural center

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Publication date: hursday 28 December 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Islamic State suicide bomber struck a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 41 people and underscoring the extremist group’s growing reach in Afghanistan even as its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and ...