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News Afghanistan » Places: BBC Minute: On Afghanistan's most stunning places

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Afghanistan is a country often in the headlines for bad news - but it’s also a nation that refuses to be defined by the security challenges and violence that it faces. In this BBC Minute series we’re exploring five things you might not know about the ...

News Afghanistan » Places: Afghanistan’s AREU secures 5th place among Central Asian Think-Tanks

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) has secured the 5th Place Ranking Among Central Asian Think-Tanks and 26th Among 145 Independent Think-Tanks in the latest Global Survey. The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) in a report ...

News Afghanistan » Places: Sen. Paul says the war in Afghanistan has outlasted its mission

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Senator Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, joins guest host Major Garrett to discuss the brief shutdown he forced and the spending deal that ended it.

News Afghanistan » Places: Afghanistan Ranks Among the Worst Places for Girls to Get an Education

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Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

Around 130 million girls don’t go to school every day. ONE, a global organization that fights extreme poverty, is trying to fix that by finding out where the problem is the worst. Their new report ranks the 10 worst nations in the world for girls to ...

News Afghanistan » Places: Afghanistan has become a better place for women, but there is a long way to go

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Publication date: Wednesday 03 December 2014

It would be impossible to deny that Afghanistan has made enormous progress on women’s rights over the last 12 years. During the time of the Taliban, many women were simply invisible. They had to be accompanied by men in public, and they could be punished ...

News Afghanistan » Places: Afghanistan: No Place for Children

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Publication date: hursday 09 July 2015

United Nations - No one will deny that when a child – any child – is killed, it is a tragedy. Imagine, then, the extent of the tragedy in Afghanistan where, in just four years, 2,302 children have lost their lives as a result of ongoing fighting in ...

News Afghanistan » Places: Afghans Avenge Florida Koran Burning, Killing 12

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Publication date: hursday 31 March 2011

Friday’s episode began when three mullahs, addressing worshipers at Friday Prayer inside the Blue Mosque here, one of Afghanistan’s holiest places, urged people to take to the streets to agitate for the arrest of Terry Jones, the Florida pastor who ...

News Afghanistan » Places: Afghanistan: new entente in place?

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Publication date: onday 23 March 2015

Pushed by Pakistan-China initiatives, talks look likely between the Taliban and Afghanistan. This could block India’s economic interests in the region Negotiations between the Afghan unity government and the Taliban appear likely, with the >Pakistan ...

News Afghanistan » Places: Afghanistan, a Dangerous Place to Be, to Have a Baby

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Publication date: Saturday 25 March 2017

“Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous and most violent, crisis ridden countries in the world,” where one third of the population needs help, according to the United Nations. A recent report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...

News Afghanistan » Places: 'Every attack is a massacre': Afghanistan's Shiite minority increasingly targeted in their places of worship

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Publication date: Saturday 21 October 2017

Dozens of men gathered in a dust-blown graveyard Saturday to pay their last respects to 83-year-old Karbalai Mohammad Anwar Noori, one of at least 50 people killed in a suicide bombing the night before at a nearby mosque in western Kabul. As Noori's sons ...