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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Defiant Afghans vote in presidential election despite Taliban threats

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 05:30pm by AP

    ... to tackle entrenched poverty and corruption. Men and women waited in segregated lines at polls under tight security. At a Kandahar hospital-turned-polling station, the men's line stretched from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465567/defiant-afghans-vote-election-despite-taliban-threats
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Ex-warlord and 9/11 mentor becomes Afghanistan's top presidential candidate

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:47am by AP

    ... that he had no shoes, pens or notebooks as a child, Sayyaf, a charismatic orator, said he had seen poverty firsthand and knows “the difficulty of the people”. Sayyaf first became known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1422753/ex-warlord-and-911-mentor-becomes-afghanistans-top-presidential-candidate
  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan president warns on immunity for foreign troops

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 02:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... of Nato forces, mainly through air strikes, have also caused deep resentment among Afghans. “Despite the fact our people are poor and living in poverty, they first want respect for national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1064840/afghan-president-warns-immunity-foreign-troops
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China digging into Afghanistan's treasure trove

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... forces. Success in developing the sector could bring the poverty-riven country full circle to meet a wealthy and powerful past built on its mineral riches. Until the destruction of two massive ... for influence in a country at the region's crossroads as it emerges from decades of war, poverty, aid dependence and- since 2001- a Taliban insurgency and a Western military presence. Although ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1190941/china-digging-afghanistans-treasure-trove
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan refugees shiver at another deadly winter

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 09:20pm by AFP

    ... in Kabul. Emergency relief was eventually shipped into the camps by the US military, international groups and charities. “Poverty, conflict and lack of development are longstanding problems which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1118476/afghan-refugees-shiver-another-deadly-winter
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Meet Soosan Feroz, Kabul's woman rapper seeking reason in rhymes

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by poverty. "My raps are about the sufferings of women in my country, the pains of the war that we have endured and the atrocities of the war," Feroz said in the office of a local company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1119206/meet-soosan-feroz-kabuls-woman-rapper-seeking-reason-rhymes

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