Chinese premier sends condolences to Afghanistan, Pakistan over earthquake

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese premier sends condolences to Afghanistan, Pakistan over earthquake 

BEIJING, Oct. 28 — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday extended condolences to the chief executive of the Afghan government, Abdullah Abdullah, and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif respectively over the recent powerful earthquake.

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Feature: Quake-affected Afghans seek humanitarian assistance

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KABUL, Oct. 28 — The quake-affected people in Afghanistan have been desperately seeking humanitarian assistance as the government is assessing the situation in hardest-hit areas to dispatch vital humanitarian aid.

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NAIA improves to 8th rank in 2015 online airport survey

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on NAIA improves to 8th rank in 2015 online airport survey 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 19 (PNA) — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 has improved its ranking from being 1st in the "World’s Worst Airport" list from 2011 to 2013 to only 8th in the "Worst Airports in Asia" list this year.

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Southern Africans urged to support investigation into US attack on MSF hospital

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CAPE TOWN, Oct. 20 — The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Tuesday urged people in Southern Africa to support its petition drive for an independent investigation into the U.S. attack on an MSF hospital in Afghanistan.

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20 killed in multi-vehicle collision in Iran

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on 20 killed in multi-vehicle collision in Iran 

TEHRAN, Oct. 19 — At least 20 people were killed and 10 others were injured in a multi-car accident on a road linking capital city of Tehran to Iran's religious city of Qom on Sunday, state IRIB TV reported.

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Belgian industries keen to offer work to Syrian refugees

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Belgian industries keen to offer work to Syrian refugees 

BRUSSELS, Sept. 10 — Belgium witnessed an "unprecedented" increase in refugees seeking asylum in August, and the country is facing a backlog of almost 6,000 requests yet to be processed, official data revealed on Thursday.

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78 killed in latest series of clashes in Afghanistan

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KABUL, Aug. 31 — Military operations and clashes across the country on Monday resulted in the death of 78 people.

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Feature: Innocent Afghan civilians increasingly becoming victims of terrorist attacks

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KABUL, Aug. 26 — "Enough is enough, we are fed up with the relentless killing and destruction, please stop the indiscriminate massacring of innocent civilians, please stop it for God's sake,"a crying boy exclaimed at the site of a deadly suicide car bomb that claimed 12 lives and injured more than 60 others in Kabul on Saturday.

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Taliban kill 25 civilians in N. Afghanistan: official

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Taliban kill 25 civilians in N. Afghanistan: official 

MAIMANA, Afghanistan, Aug. 28 — Taliban militants have killed 25 civilians in the northern Faryab province with Maimana as its capital 425 km northwest of Kabul over the past two days, a local official said Friday.

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War in Afghanistan costs America $ 4 million an hour – Study

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on War in Afghanistan costs America $ 4 million an hour – Study 

MOSCOW, July 15 — Nearly USD 715 billion has been spent on the US military campaign in Afghanistan since 2001, according to figures from a non-governmental organization that does research on the federal budget and US military spending.

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