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News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Afghan girls attend painting class in Kandahar city

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/22/c_136992000.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Afghan girls attend a painting class in Kandahar city, capital of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2018. More than 70,000 girls, according to provincial officials, are currently studying in schools in Kandahar, but few of them will ...

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Afghanistan: Alleged Summary Executions by Special Forces

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/21/afghanistan-alleged-summary-executions-special-forces
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

(New York) – The Afghan government and US military should investigate reports that Afghan special forces summarily executed civilians in Kandahar province during military operations from January 31 to February 1, 2018, Human Rights Watch said today.

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Kandahar egg industry meets 40pc of local demand

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096496788/Kandahar-egg-industry-meets-40pc-of-local-demand
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): With their number reaching 13 after inauguration of an advanced egg producing farm, the layer chicken industry in southern Kandahar province meets 40 percent of local demand. The newly-built ...

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Can Iran and Afghanistan cooperate to bring an oasis back from the dead?

News channel or source: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/can-iran-and-afghanistan-cooperate-bring-oasis-back-dead
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

But that was decades ago. In the early 1950s, Afghanistan built Kajaki Dam on the Helmand, upstream of Kandahar. The Helmand’s flow tapered, but the Hamoun oasis held on until Afghanistan dug irrigation canals in the 1990s, Iranian officials say.

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Two EPCs each bag 15MW solar projects in Kandahar, Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/zularistan-and-turkeys-77-each-bag-15mw-solar-projects-in-kandahar-afghanis
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Afghanistan government has signed an agreement with two EPCs, local firm Zularistan Energy for Afghanistan (ZEFA) and Turkey's 77, to set up a 15MW solar PV project each in Kandahar, in the south of the country. Naqibullah Hasanzai, procurement manager ...

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Afghanistan: Renewed Commitment – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/20022018-afghanistan-renewed-commitment-analysis/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Word and process are the words on paper; the Afghan nation wants clear practical action.” Presently, according to a survey entitled ‘Peace Stalemate and Solutions’ conducted in six Provinces including Kabul, Herat, Kandahar, Balkh and Kunduz ...

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Watchdog Accuses Afghan Forces of Summary Executions

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/watchdog-accuses-afghan-forces-of-summary-executions/4263941.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

A global watchdog is calling on Afghan authorities and the U.S. military to promptly investigate allegations local forces summarily executed civilians during recent counter-Taliban operations in the southern Kandahar province. The alleged abuses occurred ...

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: The Things We See but Don't Say in the Afghanistan War

News channel or source: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/things-see-dont-say-afghanistan-war/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

This was Pashmul, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan—the spiritual and geographic heartland of the Taliban. One morning, I and some of my officers awoke to the sound of outgoing gunfire from one of our allied Afghan National Army (ANA ...

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: Official: Taliban kill 6 local police in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/10/official-taliban-kill-6-local-police-in-afghanistan.html
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says at least six local police have been killed in a Taliban attack on their checkpoints in southern Helmand province. District police chief Amanullah, who goes by only one name, said Saturday eight others were ...

News Afghanistan » Kandahar: The Major Flaws in Afghanistan's Intelligence War

News channel or source: http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-major-flaws-afghanistans-intelligence-war-24472
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS), the ... a local militia leader was put in-charge of running the security directorate’s provincial office in Kandahar, the Taliban’s heartland. Meanwhile, the service suffers from mismanagement ...