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Euromania put Afghans at risk

By M. Nadeem Alizai-When you go for over 70 hours without sleep, your body starts to do strange things. Your body will be panicking and shutting down. Fatigue will consume you. Ringing in your ears will be so loud that you cannot hear even your own voice. Your body will …

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What I saw in Kabul?

KABUL: AfPak Media Exchange delegates called on former President Hamid Karzai at his office. Karzai thanked the delegates of the media exchange program and wished for peace in the region. By Asma Gul Usually people from across the world shy away from going to conflict-riddled countries. And the reason is …

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Ghani and jihad on corruption

Good governance matters a lot. It matters because the country is mired in an endemic corruption. It matters because the government ministries are failing to utilize their budgets for hundreds of infrastructure projects. From land grabbing to the plunder of natural resources, from the pillage of national wealth to corruption …

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Ethnography: An important but unpopular subject

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-Ethnography as a subject is very important to understand culture and different ethnic groups but it failed to gain popularity in Afghanistan. Afghans still to know that ethnography is systemic study of cultures and ethnic groups where the researchers observe society. Ethnography is focusing on identification of the …

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2 civilians among 7 dead in Kunduz violence

Two civilians, as many policemen and three militants have been killed during separate security incidents in northeastern Kunduz province, officials said on Thursday. Amanuddin Quraishi, the Imam Sahib district chief, said two policemen were killed in a roadside bombing while they were patrolling in Pul Arbab Khalil area of the …

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TTP supports Afghan ulema’s fatwa against Pakistan

AT-KABUL:  The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has put weight behind Afghan ulema’s recent fatwa of jihad (holy war) against Pakistan. Terming the terror attacks in Afghanistan against Islam and condemning Islamabad for supporting terrorism and harboring Afghan militants, members of the Afghanistan’s Ulema Council on Thursday issued a jihad fatwa against …

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Smuggling of low quality fuel irks ANSA, AISA

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Afghanistan National Standard Agency (ANSA) and Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) on Saturday said that low quality fuel and construction material enter into the country in huge quantity due to open borders and affecting the growth of local products and environment. After signing a memorandum of understanding …

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