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Afghan ministry puts 7 large-scale stone mines for bidding

Xinhua 23 May 2022
KABUL, May 23 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of the Afghan caretaker government has announced bidding on the extraction of seven large-scale stone mines, the ministry confirmed on Monday ... The economic situation in Afghanistan has been worsening with higher unemployment and rising poverty.
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Collier electrocuted in Duki coal mine

Urdu Point 21 May 2022
According to Levies sources, the victim identified as Shams Dad resident of Afghanistan was working in the coal mine when he ...
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Blast kills Afghan child, hurts another in eastern Ghazni province

Xinhua 21 May 2022
Unexploded ordnances and devices including anti-personnel mines left from wars in Afghanistan often claim civilian lives. ■. Blast kills Afghan child, hurts another in eastern Ghazni province. .
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GLOBALink | Mine museum showcases peril of war in Afghanistan

Xinhua 20 May 2022
The OMAR Mine Museum in the Afghan capital Kabul displays a variety of landmines and explosive remnants of war, highlighting the danger of the "hidden enemies." ... Comments ... Send ... Mine museum showcases peril of war in Afghanistan. .
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Mine museum showcases peril of war in Afghanistan

Xinhua 18 May 2022
"If you ask about the outcome of the war and conflicts in Afghanistan, please visit the mine museum in Kabul," he said ... Then it was shifted to Kabul aimed at upgrading the mine awareness to the public," he said, adding that the ... Mine museum showcases peril of war in Afghanistan.
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Blast claims child's life, wounds 2 others in Afghanistan's Farah province

Xinhua 18 May 2022
FARAH, Afghanistan, May 18 (Xinhua) -- One child was ... Unexploded ordnances and devices including mines left over from the past wars in the war-torn Afghanistan often claim lives in the country, mostly of children.
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Iran, Afghanistan to cooperate to improve nation’s mines

MENA FN 18 May 2022
(MENAFN) Deputy Industry Mining and Trade Minister Reza Mohtashami-Pour, who took a trip to Afghanistan for a two-day visit, stated that Afghan administrators have urged on Iranian mining firms to ... .
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Afghanistan keen on enhancing coop. with Iran: Official

Irna 17 May 2022
... made the remarks in the meeting with mining and mineral experts of Afghanistan in Kabul.
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Afghanistan offers China an opportunity to prove itself

Asiatimes 17 May 2022
Afghanistan ... As stated in the March 31 agreement, “China supports its enterprises in investing and starting businesses in Afghanistan when the security situation permits, and in resuming projects such as the Aynak copper mine and the Amu Darya oilfield in due course.” ... Clearly, Beijing is poised to lead global efforts to re-engage in Afghanistan.
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Afghanistan calls on Iranian firms to develop its mines

Tehran Times 17 May 2022
TEHRAN – Deputy Industry Mining and Trade Minister Reza Mohtashami-Pour, who traveled to Afghanistan for a two-day visit, said Afghan officials have called on Iranian mining companies to develop the country’s mines ... .
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Central Asia Caught Up in Power Play Between US, China

Voa News 17 May 2022
China "does not want terrorism or extremist activity to spill over from Afghanistan into China ... Murtazashvili does not see China rushing to invest in Afghanistan, adding that some of its business projects, including the Mes Aynak copper mine, "have been plagued by problems and have mostly been on hold for years.".
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To survive, some Afghans sift through deadly remnants of old wars

The Mercury News 15 May 2022
TANGI VALLEY, AfghanistanThe father of six knew that where he was digging could kill him ... The scrap-metal economy and casualties from buried munitions are inextricably linked, long a part of Afghanistan’s history as one of the poorest and most heavily mined countries in the world.
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Taliban’s first annual Afghan budget foresees $501 million deficit

FX Empire 14 May 2022
KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan faces a budget deficit of 44 billion Afghanis ($501 million) this financial year, the country’s Taliban authorities said on Saturday without clarifying how the gap between expected revenues and planned spending will be met.
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'Crying, crying, crying': Burnaby family grieves daughter's death in dump truck collision (BC)

Castanet 12 May 2022
“When you come from Afghanistan, with the thinking that I will be living peacefully, I will be living longer because there will be no mine explosions, no suicide bombers, and when you come to Canada and those terrible things happening to you, it’s the saddest, the saddest moment.”.
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Zelensky awards medal to Patron, a Ukrainian bomb-sniffing dog

Union Leader 09 May 2022
... land mines "is now one of the most urgent tasks." ... Bomb-detecting dogs have been used around the world including in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Colombia, where aid groups say land mines continue to pose a risk even long after a conflict has ended, hampering reconstruction efforts.

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