Bamiyan (Afghanistan)

Type: City
Name: Bamiyan (Afghanistan)
Country: Afghanistan
Latitude: 34.82
Longitude: 67.519997
population: 125,422
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Herald on Sunday editorial: Open justice the rule for all

The Battle of Baghak claimed the lives of two New Zealand soldiers.Throughout most of New Zealand's decade-long deployment in Afghanistan, the Defence Force benefited from largely uncritical reporting. The lack of media on the ground in Bamiyan province ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Save Syria's bombed buildings from the Unesco ruin fetishists | Simon Jenkins

'In 2005 Dresden's baroque masterpiece, the Frauenkirche, was reopened … Britain merely left the gutted shell of old Coventry cathedral.' Illustration by Simon PembertonI doubt if there are many "monuments men" in Syria just now. George Clooney is not ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Good fences, good neighbours

We left Kabul after an early dinner, driving in darkness dangerously through the mountains. This adventure happened nearly half a century ago. The world had not yet heard of the Mujahedeen, leave alone the Taliban, Afghanistan was friendly to Pakistanis ... [Published The Friday Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Thirty-two Taliban militants killed in Afghan operations

KABUL: At least 32 Taliban militants were killed and eight others were injured during counter-terrorism operations in Afghanistan.The Interior Ministry of Afghanistan issued a statement Tuesday saying that the militants were killed or injured during coordinated ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

More voters than ballots

Braving it all in Bamiyan AFGHANS have turned out in impressive numbers to vote in their country’s presidential election. The day itself, April 5th, was marred by sporadic violence, allegations of fraud, and other controversy, yet by some measures ... [Published Banyan - The Economist - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 3 reports

Voters overwhelm polling stations in Afghanistan

Afghan woman crowd a polling location in Bamiyan on Saturday to cast their ballots for the country’s next president. Despite fears of violence, millions of people came out to vote for President Hamid Karzai’s replacement. Credit: Shefayee/AFP/Thousands ... [Published PBS - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan Women Hopeful About Elections

With elections scheduled for Saturday in Afghanistan, women are finding new reasons to be hopeful about the potential outcome. Their history under the fanatical Taliban has left them so faceless as to warrant a saying that if an Afghan woman were kidnapped, ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Afghans line up for last-minute voter registration

KABUL — Afghans lined up by the hundreds yesterday up in a last-minute rush to register for voting cards, a sign that interest in national elections is high despite fears of violence.The Taliban have vowed to "use all force" to disrupt the balloting and ... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Monumental Data, Monumental Access Challenges

|  03/26/2014 Preserving world heritage in the age of open dataAbout The Author Justin BartonJustin Barton is an archaeologist specializing in terrestrial LiDAR applications for cultural heritage conservation and management. He is the chief technology ... [Published Quality Digest - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Countries divided over Bamiyan Buddhas fate

Bamiyan (Afghanistan): They were the picture-postcard view of a rural and mostly untouched Afghanistan: ancient, towering Buddhas that became a symbol of the Taliban's religious fanaticism and ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Centuries-Old Sport Comes to Life in Rural Afghanistan

Afghan horsemen and spectators gather on an arid patch of land near snow-capped mountains to play the traditional sport of Buzkashi near Bamiyan city in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan on Sunday.Reported by msnbc.com 1 minute ago. ... [Published One News Page - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Authorities divided on future of ancient Buddhas

Bamiyan, Afghanistan: They were the picture-postcard view of a rural and mostly untouched Afghanistan: ancient, towering Buddhas that became a symbol of the Taliban's religious fanaticism and intolerance.Now, about 13 years after the Bamiyan Buddhas were ... [Published WA Today - Mar 23 2014]

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"No further comment will be made in relation to this trial" the statement added...
...The author of In Ruins, Christopher Woodward, records how the relics of "war and violence, poverty and failure, natural disaster and neglect" can be elevated and awarded "if not beauty, then a kind of meaning"...
recently. "But we have to take the risk; otherwise we cannot achieve our"
...According to ECC head Abdul Satar Saadat, majority of complaints so far filed pertained to just five of the eight presidential candidates. "The complaints are mostly about Abdullah Abdullah, Ashraf Ghani, Zalmai Rassoul, Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf and Gul Agha Sherzai. But we have not collected all complaints, there are complaints against all candidates." he added

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Herald on Sunday editorial: Open justice the ru... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Voting against the Taliban [Published Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
Good fences, good neighbours [Published The Friday Times - Apr 18 2014]
Save Syria's bombed buildings from the Unesco r... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Conflict between Free Speech and Religious Sent... [Published Pakistan Link - Apr 12 2014]
Afghan Presidential election [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Apr 09 2014]
Afghanistan Elections: The Irreversible Journey... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Election Results Under Way [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 09 2014]
This Day in History (19-1-1393) [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 08 2014]
Thirty-two Taliban militants killed in Afghan o... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 08 2014]
"Afghan Men were cheering for a female candidat... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
Afghanistan: Women could make the difference [Published WDSU New Orleans - Apr 07 2014]
April 07, 2014 [Published Daily Outlook - Apr 06 2014]
More voters than ballots [Published Banyan - The Economist - Apr 06 2014]
Voters overwhelm polling stations in Afghanistan [Published PBS - Apr 05 2014]
In pictures: Afghans go to the polls [Published France24 - Apr 05 2014]
10 die in Afghan presidential election violence [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 05 2014]
Afghanistan Elections: The Stakes and the Possi... [Published US News & World Report - Apr 05 2014]
Live updates: An historic day for the Afghan pe... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
Afghanistan presidential elections – live [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 05 2014]
LIVE: Polls underway in historic Afghan elections [Published DAWN Group - Apr 05 2014]
Donkeys carry ballot boxes to village... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 04 2014]
6 Things We'll Be Watching During Afghanistan's... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 04 2014]
To Broaden Appeal, Afghan Candidates Make Surpr... [Published KCLU - Apr 03 2014]
Women: the New Face of Afghanistan [Published MSN News - Apr 03 2014]
Who will be Afghanistan's new president? [Published DAWN Group - Apr 03 2014]
Afghan Women Hopeful About Elections [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 02 2014]
Afghan presidential ticket offers a twist: a fe... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 02 2014]
Yes, the Afghanistan Election is Important — Bu... [Published AsiaSource - Apr 02 2014]
Women’s role in upcoming Afghanistan elections ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 02 2014]
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More voters than ballots [Published Banyan - The Economist - Apr 06 2014]
Braving it all in Bamiyan AFGHANS have turned out in impressive numbers to vote in their country’s presidential election. The day itself, April 5th, was marred by sporadic violence, allegations of fraud, and other controversy, yet by some measures ...
After Karzai: Do Afghanistan’s Presidential Ele... [Published Informed Comment - Mar 29 2014]
(By Julie Poucher Harbin for IslamiCommentary) March 19 Ashraf Ghani campaign rally in the Awden desert in northern Kunduz province, Afghanistan.Photo: Twitter feed of Habib Khan Totakhil (@HabibKhanT) Afghanistan Goes to the Polls First, the ...
Dividing the Field: Who shapes the electoral la... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Mar 17 2014]
In Herat, elders have divided a township into areas supporting different presidential contenders. They are motivated by financial and other benefits and a desire to end up on the winning side in any case. But they are also divided, mainly along political ...
Afghanistan: Past Crimes Haunt Afghan Progress [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 16 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Afghanistan KABUL, Mar 16 2014 (IPS) - As Afghanistan heads for presidential elections Apr. 5, people are asking if the country’s massive legacy of human rights violations will be swept under the carpet yet again by ...
Mullah Omar Carved in Stone [Published 3quarksdaily - Feb 17 2014]
by Maniza Naqvi Yes. Why not?  You paying?  Well then--- make it a double. So let me return the favor by telling you a story---something I've been holding on to for a while. Well—who knows, anyway--- I think it's interesting. Maybe you've already ...
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