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Solutions remain elusive in conflict-weary Afghanistan

By IHSANULLAH OMARKHAIL-Invaded many times throughout its history, Afghanistan has been a major battleground for successive empires. The Russians and the British used it as a buffer zone in a 19th-century geopolitical contest popularly described as the “Great Game.” On a map, Afghanistan appears inhospitable, but each encroaching empire used …

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Rashid Khan an inspiration for young Afghans

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad-Magic of Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s pride, continues in the world of cricket games, inspiring young Afghans to become athlete and champion. Rashid Khan Arman, 19-year old Afghan cricketer, was born in the land of cricket lovers, his hometown is Nangarhar province. He was not raised in a wealthy …

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Opinion: Election woes

By Afrasiab Khattak-Despite several bad omens, hiccups and uncertainties election season has finally arrived. Electoral machine has started rolling. Election Commission has announced schedule for the general elections of 2018 and count down for July 26, the polling day, has started. National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies have completed their constitutional …

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Black scorpion smuggling in Afghanistan is big business

KABUL: The trade of scorpion hunting in Afghanistan, though unregistered, has been around for years but has become a lucrative business in the past few months. A local dealer from western Herat province said Herat and neighboring Farah, with vast scorching deserts, have become the common hunting ground for shepherds …

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The role of education in Afghanistan

By Mujtaba Qasim Khan-As far as my views are concerned on the role of education in Afghanistan, Education is a weapon for every difficult war through which we bring triumphant and an immense victory towards the country. Furthermore, education is not only weapon for the country, but also as mentioned …

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Afghanistan towards economic growth

By Ahmad Sahil-Since the collapse of Taliban regime Afghanistan relied on donors like International Community, World Bank and International Monetary fund (IMF). Afghan Government received trillions of $USD funds for infrastructures, agriculture, education, development, reconstruction and industrial sectors particularly in enhancing the security sector. However, Afghanistan had not made enormous …

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What blows punch journalists in Afghanistan?

By Abdullah Abed-Afghanistan continues to remain in newsrooms, making headlines due to ongoing war, explosions, high-profile attacks, beheadings, record high civilians’ death toll, sever poverty, corruption, drugs, violence against women…and so on. But amid all these misses and wretches there are some success stories- but still struggling to handle the …

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The best way forward to tackle Afghanistan’s never-ending plight

By Elenoire Laudieri-Until the Soviet invasion in 1979, Afghanistan was little known outside Asia. In the West, it mainly attracted the interest of scholars of history and archaeologists as the landlocked country roughly coinciding with the ancient region of Central Asia called Bactria,which was invadedby Alexander the Greatin 329 BCE. …

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