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News Afghanistan » Government: Illegal Mining: Headache For Afghanistan Government, International And Local Investors – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/12022018-illegal-mining-headache-for-afghanistan-government-international-and-local-investors-oped/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Afghanistan’s mining industry is extraordinary important for the country’s economy, setting up thousands of employments and contributing a broadly economic growth but mining can be immensely harmful if it is not regulated properly-as ran a vital range ...

News Afghanistan » Government: 'Car bombs, mines and kidnappings': Australian adventurer who defied government advice and toured Afghanistan faced down rifles and watched a headless goat being thrown around ...

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5379941/Australian-man-treks-war-torn-Afghanistan.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Afghanistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world - a place so perilous the government is advising Australians to not travel there. But one Sydney adventurer has related how he defied the odds as he trekked a war-torn area in the north-east ...

News Afghanistan » Government: Taliban infiltrator kills 16 Afghan government militiamen

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/taliban-infiltrator-kills-16-afghan-government-militiamen/articleshow/62883523.cms
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The Taliban, fighting to re-establish strict Islamic rule in Afghanistan and drive out international forces backing the government in Kabul, control large stretches of the province.

News Afghanistan » Government: Afghan officials: Taliban killed 16 pro-government fighters

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/12/afghan-officials-taliban-killed-16-pro-government-fighters.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan local officials have confirmed an attack over the weekend in southern Helmand province, saying the Taliban there killed 16 pro-government militiamen. Two officials in Helmand say the attack took place on Saturday night.

News Afghanistan » Government: Afghanistan- Barmak says ministry provides a lucrative stream of government revenue

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096479880/Afghanistan-Barmak-says-ministry-provides-a-lucrative-stream-of-government-revenue?src=RSS
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The Ministry of Interior has received 4.9 billion Afghanis in half-yearly revenue this fiscal year, against 3.8 billion of the past year. Minister of interior Wais Ahmad Barmak on Sunday said the ...

News Afghanistan » Government: Taliban kills 16 pro-government fighters in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://home.bt.com/news/world-news/taliban-kills-16-pro-government-fighters-in-afghanistan-11364249935079
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The Taliban has killed 16 pro-government militia fighters in an attack over the weekend in southern Helmand province, officials confirmed. The attackers are believed to have targeted a checkpoint belonging to pro-government forces in the Gareshk district.

News Afghanistan » Government: Pentagon watchdog raises doubts about Afghan war progress

News channel or source: https://pilotonline.com/news/government/politics/article_c2a4142b-9c36-51b9-812f-f2b3e68046e1.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Just this week, Dan Coats, the director national intelligence, told Congress that militant groups based in Pakistan are using that country as a haven to conduct attacks in India and Afghanistan. He said the Pakistani government is likely to maintain ties ...

News Afghanistan » Government: Afghan officials and Taliban talk despite wave of violence

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/02/afghan-officials-and-taliban-talk-despite-wave-of-violence/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials are carrying out ... contacts reflects the desire to keep a door open for reconciliation even as the Afghan government and its top ally, the United States, fumble for a strategy to end the protracted war ...

News Afghanistan » Government: Sixteen Afghan Pro-Government Fighters Killed In Taliban Attack

News channel or source: https://gandhara.rferl.org/a/afghanistan-helmand-pro-government-militia/29035823.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Western-backed government in Kabul has been struggling to fend off ... under which Washington has deployed 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan to train, advise, and assist local security forces, and to carry out counterterrorism missions.

News Afghanistan » Government: UK helps rid war-torn Afghanistan of lethal landmines making thousands safer

News channel or source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-helps-rid-war-torn-afghanistan-of-lethal-landmines-making-thousands-safer
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Among Herat City’s historic sites cleared of landmines are the 15th century minarets of the Husain Baiqara Madrasa UK aid-backed The HALO Trust has, after a mammoth 10-year clear-up operation, handed back Afghanistan’s most deadly province for ...