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It’s possible to end poverty in Afghanistan

By Annette Dixon-October 17 is the international day to end poverty. There has been much progress toward this important milestone: the World Bank Group’s latest numbers show that since 1990 nearly 1.1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty. Between 2012 and 2013 alone, around 100 million people moved out of …

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Health problems in Afghanistan

Some recent examples of maternal deaths in remote villages in four provinces Dr Harun Najafizada and Alia Rajai To inform the debate on maternal deaths in Afghanistan we wanted to take some snapshots of some recent deaths in remote villages. Two of us (Harun Najafizada and Alia Rajai) made brief …

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The only solution to the Afghan problem

By Hafeez Hassanabadi-Apparently America had a big gratitude on Russia by removing its missile shield program from Eastern Europe, because from the beginning it has been opposing it. However, there are two main reasons behind it which are generally ignored; no one is willing to turn the debate towards it …

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Troubling stories of street harassment (Part-II)

AT-KABUL: Street harassment has become a cancer in the society. Only the government cannot treat social diseases. Street harassment is everyone’s problem .There is need for collective efforts. Therefore, it is responsibility of all and sundry to discourage street harassment by changing their attitude toward girls and women. Impassion Afghanistan …

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Saffron production to increase: MAIL

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: The government plans to increase saffron products to 14 tons in the next five years, agricultural officials said Sunday. Lotfullah Rashed, spokesman for the ministry of agriculture said the ministry worked hard to increase the saffron products. Afghanistan has the capacity of producing of 70 tons of …

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Social media can empower women: Raziya Masumi

By M. Nadeem Alizai-Social media is becoming a powerful force in national politics. Issues that are ignored by the mainstream media are highlighted by the social media users. Once there was a time when major news channels and newspapers in Afghanistan served as major source of information for Afghans using …

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