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“Take Charge of Your Country”

“Take Charge of Your Country”

 KABUL  (Xinhua) — Afghan President Hamid Karzi, right, hands over a certificate to a newly graduated officer during the graduation ceremony at the National Military Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 22, 2012. The United States and the allied nations contributing troops in Afghanistan have agreed to support Afghan national security forces with 4.1 billion U.S. […]

New Year’s Day Celebration in Afghanistan

New Year’s Day Celebration in Afghanistan

KABUL – Afghan men dance outside the Sakhi Shrine during a ceremony as Afghanistan celebrates the start of Noruz, the Afghan new year, in Kabul, Afghanistan on March 20, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud> news@theasian.asia

Afghanistan on 16 Mar 2012

<Top N> Afghanistan on 16 Mar 2012

Afghanistan on 16 Mar 2012 <Outlook Afghanistan>: U.S. Afghan Strategy Won’t Change: Panetta

US Soldier Kills 17 Afghan Civilians

US Soldier Kills 17 Afghan Civilians

Local people gather outside the houses where 17 civilians were shot dead by a U.S. soldier in Zangabad village of Panjwayi district in Kandahar province, south Afghanistan, on March 11, 2012. A total of 17 civilians, including women and children, were killed in the wee hours Sunday when a U.S. soldier with the NATO- led […]

“I Can Feel Her Life”

“I Can Feel Her Life”

A visitor watches a photo during an exhibition held by the United Nations agencies at Kabul’s historic Babur Garden in Afghanistan, March 10, 2012. The photo exhibition highlights women’s situation in the war-hit country. <Photo: Xinhua/Yan Zhonghua> news@theasian.asia

Afghanistan on 9 Mar 2012

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Afghanistan on 9 Mar 2012 <Outlook Afghanistan>: EU Supports Gender Equality in Afghanistan

1 Dollar is Quite Big for Us

1 Dollar is Quite Big for Us

Afghan children get water from a public water pump at a slum area in Herat city west of Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on March 6, 2012. It is believed that some nine million Afghans live under poverty line on less than one U.S. dollar a day. <Photo: Xinhua/Sardar> news@theasian.asia

Afghan Women Thrown in Workplace

Afghan Women Thrown in Workplace

Two Afghan women work at a women bakery in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 5, 2012. Many women across the war-torn country who lost family members during the war have to work to support their families. <Photo: Xinhua/Maryam Khamosh> news@theasian.asia

Afghanistan on 2 March 2012

<Top N> Afghanistan on 2 March 2012

Afghanistan on 2 March 2012 <Outlook Afghanistan>: Afghan Forces Face Threat from Within news@theasian.asia  

Hot Water Shortage Leads Afghans to Public Bath

Hot Water Shortage Leads Afghans to Public Bath

Afghan men bath at a “Hamam” or public bathhouse in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan on March 1, 2012. Most local people come to public bathhouse daily in Kabul and across the country. The bathing fee here is some 50 Afghanis (about one U.S. dollar) per person. People come to public bathhouse due to shortage of […]

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