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Taliban Is the Winner at Moscow Conference

GlobalResearch 24 Oct 2021
... needs in Afghanistan ... “Afghanistan has strong development potential and is worthy of investmentthe country is rich in mineral resources if Afghanistan can rely on minerals mining to overcome fiscal challenges, it will be conducive to regional stability and serve China’s interests.
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Iran ready to invest in Afghanistan’s different sectors, envoy tells Taliban acting FM

Press TV 23 Oct 2021
Amininan said that economic challenge is our common enemy that creates turmoil, & Iran is ready to invest in energy, connectivity, mines, trade, and health sectors in Afghanistan,” the Taliban’s foreign ministry spokesman, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, announced via Twitter ... connectivity, mines, trade, and health sectors in Afghanistan.
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Moscow meet brings Taliban closer to international legitimacy

Asiatimes 23 Oct 2021
A recent commentary by China’s Global Times noted, “Afghanistan has strong development potential and is worthy of investment the country is rich in mineral resources if Afghanistan can rely on minerals mining to overcome fiscal challenges, it will be conducive to regional stability and serve China’s interests.
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The crazy stories about colours

Dawn 23 Oct 2021
The world is full of colours — wherever we see, whatever we have, has a colour. Everything from choosing your favourite dress, shoes, bag, to the colours of the food in our dinner plate, life is full of beautiful colours. Colours bring beauty in life ... Lapis lazuli/deep blue ... It was mined in north-eastern Afghanistan in the 14th and 15th centuries ... .
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We bet you haven't heard of these hidden gems of the world

The Times of India 22 Oct 2021
Mother Nature has swirled those colours together and thrown in a little yellow and brown for good measure ... Active mining of these gems occurs, in America, Brazil, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Australia, and in the continents of Africa, in Madagascar, Namibia, Tanzania, Nigeria, Mozambique, Nigeria, Congo, and most recently Kenya ... .
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Afghanistan is worthy of Chinese investment despite turmoil, says mouthpiece

Suryaa 19 Oct 2021
If Afghanistan can rely on minerals mining to overcome its fiscal challenges and get the country's peaceful reconstruction back on track, it will be conducive to the regional stability and serve the interests of China and all its neighbouring countries, the Global Times said.
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Sen. Chuck Hagel recalls harrowing 2008 trip to Afghanistan with Biden, Kerry

Lincoln Journal Star 19 Oct 2021
“We were a long way from Bagram (the American air base in Afghanistan) ... Jeremy Kuehl, 24, of Altoona, Iowa, from the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, who was seriously wounded when he stepped on an improvised mine near Command Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley of Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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Conflict-affected communities will be hit hard by the climate crisis – we can’t forget that

The Independent 17 Oct 2021
Leaders gathering for Cop26 from the end of this month know that climate change threatens us all ... But many key sources of those minerals are in places such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, where mines are vulnerable to takeover by armed groups seeking funds to pursue their campaigns. Afghanistan and Zimbabwe are also key lithium sources ... .
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US Dismisses Taliban Claims About Chinese Investment in Afghanistan

Voa News 16 Oct 2021
"One of the projects is Mes Aynak (the site of one of Afghanistan's largest copper mines and ancient Buddhist ruins), which is one of the important areas where they want to invest billions of dollars, and Afghanistan also needs this," Mujahid said ... presence in Afghanistan is over ... left in Afghanistan.
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The Taliban, Afghanistan and the Uyghurs

MinnPost 15 Oct 2021
Under President Barack Obama, the Pentagon set up a task force to try to build a mining industry in Afghanistan — a challenge that was stymied by rampant corruption, as well as security problems and the lack of roads, bridges or railroads.” President Donald Trump promised to pull out of Afghanistan, but he, too, was unwilling to abandon those REEs.
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Afghan women may die because of 'Taliban gender rules'

The National 15 Oct 2021
Halo charity plans to make Afghanistan mine-free within a decade ... About 5.5 million people are displaced in Afghanistan and “the vast majority of them” are women and children, Ms Rayburn said ....
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Halo charity plans to make Afghanistan mine-free within a decade

The National 14 Oct 2021
Chief tells ‘The National’ how the Taliban are co-operating in dangerous demining operation ....
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Taliban: China is Ready to Invest Billions in Afghanistan

The Wire 14 Oct 2021
It doesn’t have a significant presence in Afghanistan and needs to hide itself ... One of the projects is Mes Aynak (the site of one of Afghanistan’s largest copper mines which also holds ancient Buddhist ruins), which is one of the important areas where they want to invest billions of dollars and Afghanistan also needs this.
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Taliban isolated, silenced female population in Afghanistan and left them unprotected, says expert

Beijing News 14 Oct 2021
Nargis Nehan, founder of Equality for Peace and Democracy and a former Afghan Minister of Mines and Petroleum, stressed that the many gains made over the past 20 years, and the struggle by Afghanistan's women and youth, show that the nation is not a lost cause' or 'failed project', as so many think.
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Fortenberry hails Afghan evacuation effort led by Nebraska student

Lincoln Journal Star 14 Oct 2021
Following Afghanistan's arc from 9/11 to today ... Jeremy Kuehl, 24, of Altoona, Iowa, from the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, who was seriously wounded when he stepped on an improvised mine near Command Outpost Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley of Kandahar, Afghanistan.� AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File.

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