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Factory Owners Complain of Power Shortages

Tolo News 26 Jun 2022
The Afghanistan Chamber of Industry and Mines (ACIM) said that the industrial parks need more than 1,000 megowatts of power ... Afghanistan imports more than 80 percent of its electricity from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. .
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Campaign Launched by Private Sector for Earthquake Victims

Tolo News 25 Jun 2022
The Afghanistan private sector has ... This comes as the Afghanistan Chamber of Industry and Mines (ACIM) said that the industrial factories have provided more than 16 million Afs in addition to the food materials to the people affected by the earthquake.
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Afghan national freed from Guantanamo Bay after 15 years

Press TV 24 Jun 2022
According to a statement released by Jouvenal's family at the time of his detainment six months ago, he had traveled in Afghanistan for decades as a freelance BBC cameraman and was visiting the country to discuss investments in the Afghan mining industry and to conduct family business when he was taken into custody by the Taliban.
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AP News Summary at 6:31 p.m. EDT

Caledonian Record 24 Jun 2022
Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided ... Hearing. Trump told Justice Dept ... Takeaways ... 24 ... +2 ... Feds issue draft assessment that could doom Minnesota mine ... GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Villagers rushed to bury the dead and dug by hand through the rubble of their homes in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake in eastern Afghanistan ... ....
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Old Buddhist city in Afghanistan faces threat by Chinese copper mines

Beijing News 23 Jun 2022
In November 2007, a 30-year lease was granted for the copper mine to the China Metallurgical Group (MCC) for USD 3 billion. Fifteen years later, the mine still does not exist -- insecurity and disagreements between Beijing and Kabul over the financial terms of the contract have caused delays.
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Taliban's release of British national rested all on 'words'

The New Arab 23 Jun 2022
Jouvenal was in Afghanistan visiting friends and conducting business related to mining investments last December when he was detained ... "This was a mistake," given the nationals travelled to Afghanistan against British government advice and were not associated with official UK missions ... "Afghanistan is now safe for all.
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Does genocide have a color, in U.S. consciousness and policy? Consider the various victims

MinnPost 23 Jun 2022
I hesitated ... We see the opening of hearts, homes and wallets, of military arsenals and aid budgets for Ukraine and Ukrainians — but what about the Uyghurs in China? The Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh? The millions at risk in Ethiopia, Syria, Darfur, Yemen and Afghanistan? ... They are not white. A Uyghur friend of mine sent me a poignant note ... So sad.
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The Fate of Ancient Buddhist Settlement in Mes Aynak in the Hands of the Taliban

Khaama Press 22 Jun 2022
The Mes Aynak Logar copper mine is currently the subject of negotiations between the new Taliban administration in Afghanistan and China’s state-owned China Metallurgical Group Corp ... of Mines and Petroleum, with total deposits of 5.5 million tonnes of high-grade copper ore.
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Afghanistan’s Ancient “Mes Aynak” City on the Verge of Disappearing for a Lucrative Mine Excavation Deal

Khaama Press 22 Jun 2022
The Mes Aynak Logar copper mine is currently the subject of negotiations between the new Taliban administration in Afghanistan and China’s state-owned China Metallurgical Group Corp ... of Mines and Petroleum, with total deposits of 5.5 million tonnes of high-grade copper ore.
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Kabul, Tashkent to Conduct Survey of Trans-Afghan Railway Project

Tolo News 22 Jun 2022
Afghanistan and Uzbekistan are set to conduct a ... “If Uzbekistan and Afghanistan reach an agreement over the railway which connects South Asia with Central Asia, this will benefit Afghanistan’s economy,” said Sakhi Ahmad Paiman, head of Afghanistan's Chamber of Industry and Mines.
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Global Mine Detection System Market Forecast to 2028: Opportunities in New Product Development & The ...

Eagle-Tribune 22 Jun 2022
Countries such as Afghanistan, the US, Iran, and India are facing immense threats from mines and are adopting various methods to decrease these threats, further driving the mine detection system market growth ... Factors such as a rise in border disputes and security threats are propelling the growth of the mine detection system market in Europe.
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White House to limit use of anti-personnel land mines

Jurist 22 Jun 2022
It places an obligation on state parties to refrain from using anti-personnel mines and to destroy anti-personnel mines ... The United States last used anti-personnel mines during the Gulf War.� There was a single incident around 2002 where a landmine was used in Afghanistan.
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Biden administration to reverse Trump-era rules on land mines

The Spokesman-Review 21 Jun 2022
In places such as Afghanistan and Yemen, land mines have remained a hidden peril following conflicts, sowing farmlands or mountain paths with invisible and long-lasting danger ... mines that are not deemed necessary in South Korea ... The United States has employed anti-personnel mines once since the Ottawa treaty came into effect, in Afghanistan.
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Afghan Taliban Free 5 British Nationals From Custody

The Wire Network 21 Jun 2022
A family statement at the time noted that Jouvenal had traveled in Afghanistan for decades as a freelance BBC cameraman and was visiting the country to discuss investments in the Afghan mining industry and to conduct family business when he was taken into custody by the Taliban in December ... “Afghanistan is now safe for all.
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Taliban release several British citizens held in Afghanistan

Arab News 20 Jun 2022
Jouvenal’s wife, Syed, an Afghan, had said her husband was in Afghanistan investigating business opportunities, including investment in lithium mining ... Jouvenal, who speaks both Pashto and Dari, Afghanistan’s two official languages, had held several meetings with the Taliban’s ...
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