Daesh Kills Dozens of Civilians in Afghanistan – Official

HERAT, Afghanistan, Oct 26  – Gunmen in the remote central-western Afghan province of Ghor rounded up dozens of civilians and executed them on Wednesday in an attack that officials blamed on Daesh fighters retaliating for the death of one of their commanders. If confirmed as the work of Daesh, it would mark a major departure for

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Afghan Tourism Bring Reward as Well as Risk; Government Urges Caution

By Josh Smith and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Aug 5 – When police stopped a van that was travelling across centralAfghanistan to the western city of Herat, they were in for a big surprise: it was full of Western tourists. The visitors’ presence in one of the world’s most dangerous countries made headlines on Thursday after

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