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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Ex-British Army captain Mike Martin says ministry tried to block book

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Soldier says ministry tried to block book A former British army captain has accused the nation's defence ministry of attempting to block publication of a book criticising the campaign in Afghanistan's Helmand province. Dr Mike Martin said on Wednesday that he was commissioned by the ministry to research the conflict in Helmand, where ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:18pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... government will struggle to control the country's substantial resource assets as it manoeuvres around political patronage and corruption at many levels. As with the former Soviet Union ... corruption. We are moving in transition from one conflict, a military conflict, to a resources conflict. We will be Congo." Afghanistan's mining sector "will be a crucial battlefield ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan's children suffer as US pull-out leaves deadly firing ranges

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 11:55pm by WASHPOST

    ... from Afghanistan, it is leaving behind a deadly legacy of about 2,000 square kilometres of land littered with undetonated grenades, rockets and mortar shells. The military has abandoned scores ... land — which is almost twice the size of Hong Kong — could take up to five years. US military officials say they intend to clean up the ranges, but because of a lack of planning, officials say, ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China’s MCC turns back on US$3b Mes Aynak Afghanistan mine deal

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:27pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... Kabul's plans to use revenue generated by its mineral resources to bankroll development. MCC has a US$3 billion deal to mine and process copper south of Kabul. With copper prices falling ... paid US$133 million, one source close to Kabul's ministry of mines said. It also wanted to cut the royalty payments, currently set at 19.5 per cent, about double the worldwide average. ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Third journalist shot dead in Afghanistan in four weeks by gunman in police uniform

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:30pm by AFP

    ... at the interior ministry in Kabul on Wednesday. Security was tight across Afghanistan ahead of the vote to elect a president to take over from Karzai, who is constitutionally barred from standing again. ...

  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Explosions, gunfire near Afghan presidential candidate’s home

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 06:28pm by Reuters

    ... “The attack was on an election office next to Dr Ashraf Ghani’s house. His house was also hit by the attackers. He is not at home but his family is there,” said the aide. The interior ministry ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    AFP reporter, family among 9 civilians killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told a news conference. Nine people were killed in the assault, five Afghans and four foreigners, he said, and the dead included four women and two children. RIP ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato airstrike kills five Afghan soldiers

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 04:18pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kabul An early morning Nato airstrike in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province killed five Afghan soldiers on Thursday, the coalition and Afghan defence ministry ... in the incident. Azimi said an investigation was underway and that “the defence minister and all the staff of the defence ministry were saddened by the incident.” A spokeswoman for the international forces ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan capital sees first polio case since 2001

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:12pm by AFP

    ... of the city was diagnosed after being admitted to hospital in neighbouring Pakistan, a spokesman for the Afghan public health ministry said on Tuesday. The spokesman, Kaneshka Baktash Turkistani said ... Afghan public health ministry spokesman The highly contagious polio virus remains endemic in both countries, but Kabul city has not had a reported case since the Taliban regime was ousted ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Hamid Karzai rejects law protecting abusers of Afghan women

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:51pm by GDN

    ... minister, who gave his name only as Popal, said the ministry would make amendments as ordered and then send the criminal prosecution code back to parliament. Conservatives in the law-making body had ... the new changes. Shortly before news of the cabinet order spread, a justice ministry official said that Western embassies had simply misunderstood the law. Allowing all relatives to decline ...




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