Latest News for: Afghanistan mining


Taliban’s finances will rely on drugs, ores and China

Asiatimes 21 Sep 2021
In the 1990s, Afghanistan was a very different country ... Afghanistan is said to be responsible for about 80% of global opium and heroin supplies.Mining ... Besides mining minerals, China is also interested in extending its Belt and Road Initiative – a global infrastructure development project – into Afghanistan.Western aid.

Garcia Holmes to again make bid for CD1

Albuquerque Journal 21 Sep 2021
Deb Haaland, who won the seat before being tapped as interior secretary ... The district leans Democratic. Stansbury won the special election over Moores 60% to 36% in June ... She said the president has mismanaged the Mexican border and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. “I think we need a strong voice in Congress like mine,” she said ... .

After Afghans fell from plane, families live with horror

The Bismarck Tribune 21 Sep 2021
16, hangs in his family's house in Kabul, 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 ... embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

BJP has put Jammu and Kashmir on sale for outsiders, divided people on religious lines: ...

Deccan Herald 21 Sep 2021
Accusing the BJP of “dividing” Jammu and Kashmir on religious lines, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday alleged that the Union Territory has been put on sale by the central government ... Also Read . BJP uses Taliban, Afghanistan, Pakistan to garner votes ... She claimed all big projects, including mining contracts, have been allotted to outsiders ... BJP.

Harnessing drones, geophysics and artificial intelligence to root out land mines

Phys Dot Org 20 Sep 2021
Armed with a newly minted undergraduate degree in geology, Jasper Baur is in the mining business. Not those mines where we extract metals or minerals; the kind that kill and maim thousands of people every year ... Over the last decade, mines have been deployed in at least 15 countries ... Those who lay mines rarely come back to clear them.

What China wants in AfghanistanBeijing wants stability in Afghanistan so that it can go about ...

Deccan Herald 20 Sep 2021
The geopolitical location of Afghanistan has been the focal point of Great Power rivalries ... Of late, China’s strategy towards the Taliban was to start warming up to it even before the US formally withdrew from Afghanistan ... After two decades of involvement in Afghanistan’s affairs, the US has called it quits ... Afghanistan ... Mines.

US Encircling China on Multiple New Cold War Fronts

GlobalResearch 20 Sep 2021
The US hasty pull-out from Afghanistan caused huge loss to India; Australia refused to make promise on coal mining for the climate change issue; Japan is now facing a chaotic political situation, and is being unwisely provocative toward China due to the Taiwan question.”.

Taliban’s troubles are canaries in the mines for Chinese investors

South China Morning Post 19 Sep 2021
Investing in mining projects in Afghanistan now entails weighing up security risks, poor infrastructure ...

Bush’s mercenaries profited from US war in Afghanistan: Report

Press TV 17 Sep 2021
It’s a bugbear of mine that Afghan corruption is so frequently cited as an explanation (as well as an excuse) for Western failure in Afghanistan,” Jonathan Goodhand, a professor in conflict and development studies at SOAS University of London, wrote in an email to the writer.

Pentagon admits error in Kabul drone strike that killed Afghan civilians

Ravalli Republic 17 Sep 2021
forces," he added, referring to the Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate ... 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.

Feature: Afghan man accuses American pilot's arrogance over brother's death, calls for investigation 16 Sep 2021
"The irresponsible pull out of the American troops from Afghanistan has caused many deaths and proved tragic to many families including mine as my younger brother Mohammad Zaki lost his life in efforts to leave the country by U.S ... occupation in Afghanistan, according to media reports.

Taliban Seeks Mining Cooperation With South Korea, China Upset

The Epoch Times 15 Sep 2021
Afghanistan’s newly ensconced Taliban regime has been looking to China for major economic support, but the Taliban’s lithium-mining invitation to South Korea has displeased the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

US war leaves behind devastated Afghanistan

China Daily 15 Sep 2021
The hasty withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the collapse of the Ashraf Ghani government, and the advance of the Taliban have put Afghanistan in the global spotlight ... China and Afghanistan signed an MoU on cooperation in the mining sector in 2009 and launched a copper mining project.

Rare Earth Prices Rising

Eweekly 15 Sep 2021
All of which, of course, makes eyes turn to Afghanistan and its allegedly $1-2 trillion worth of rare earth minerals.

Afghanistan - another Vietnam?

The Manila Times 15 Sep 2021
There are several points of similarity between the war in Afghanistan and the war in Vietnam ... In Vietnam an estimated 10 percent of US army deaths and almost 20 percent of injuries were due to booby traps and land mines. In comparison, in Afghanistan nearly half of deaths were due to IEDs ... Not much different from Afghanistan today?.