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Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

Pak-Afghan border controls affect bilateral trade

For decades Afghan and Pakistani merchants crossed freely at Chaman, a dusty, wind-swept frontier town in Pakistan’s southwest, but an unprecedented bid by Islamabad to impose border controls is sparking fears for bilateral trade. Chaman is one of just two major crossings from Afghanistan into Pakistan, where until recently border controls were virtually absent along…

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The Story Behind China’s Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan

By Mohsin Amin – Nine years after Chinese companies took control of Mes Aynak, copper extraction has yet to start. One-third of the Afghan population lives below the poverty line (earning less than $2 a day) and a further 50 percent are barely above this line. With a per capita GDP of only $595, Afghans…

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NATO admits killing 33 civilians in Kunduz

A U.S. military investigation has cleared the U.S. forces of wrongdoing in fighting that left 33 civilians dead and 27 others wounded last year in Afghanistan’s Kunduz province, saying that they acted in self-defense. However, the investigation by the U.S. forces and Afghanistan determined that civilian casualties had taken place in an act of “self-defense”.…

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