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The unifying effect of water

By Glen Hearns-There is no other substance that we know of that is as powerful and magical as water for humans. Water makes up about 70% of our body weight and is essential to our health. Physically, we humans need about 5-8 liters of water a day (consumed as water …

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Opinion: The AfPak tangle

By Afrasiab Khattak-The bloody summer this year in Afghanistan wouldn’t have been different from the last two years that saw a similar bloodshed had it not been for important political developments at the tail end of the fighting season. On August 21 US President Donald Trump declared a fresh strategy …

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Kabul’s Dangerous Water Problems

By Ambassador Dr. Zia Nezam,-A fundamental responsibility of a legitimately democratic government is to provide for the well-being of as many of its citizens as possible. There can be no well-being and sustainable economic development for Afghanis, if there is no or insufficient potable water. Any hope in modernizing Afghanistan …

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Taliban financial manager killed in Samangan

AT-KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Sunday said that a Senior Taliban financial maanager Killed in northern Samangan Province. In a statement MoI said that Mullah Ramzullah known as Zubair, a senior Taliban financial manager killed by Afghan forces in Daikundi village of Dara-e-Sof district, Samangan province. The financial manager …

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Afghanistan’s Peace Weavers 

By Tadamichi Yamamoto-Paradoxically, despite a horrific and seemingly endless war raging around them, there are brave citizens building peace across Afghanistan every day. The United Nations is doing its best to listen to each and every individual who stands up for peace. Indeed, the UN sees these actors as beacons …

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