Afghan officials and Taliban talk despite wave of violence - AP

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Afghan officials are carrying out at least two tracks of talks with the Taliban, The Associated Press has learned, even after a month of brutal bombings and attacks by the militants that killed nearly 200 and despite President Donald Trump's angry rejection of any negotiations for now.

Remembering Gene Sharp, a Pioneer of People Power - Transcend Media Service

Monday, February 12, 2018

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Gene Sharp, who passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday [28 Jan], was not only a key figure in the development of a whole new field of study devoted to helping people realize their own power, he was a key figure in the lives of so many who found inspiration in his work and took it in new directions. It is no exaggeration to say...

Illegal Mining: Headache For Afghanistan Government, International And Local Investors – OpEd - EurAsia Review

Monday, February 12, 2018

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Afghanistan’s mining industry is extraordinary important for the country’s economy, setting up thousands of employments and contributing a broadly economic growth but mining can be immensely harmful if it is not regulated properly-as ran a vital range of abuses and disasters around the country. Also with range of harmful mix of poor policies, weaknesses in the institutions, bad governance and corruption which mess up mining industry and result is chaos.

To Stabilize Iraq After ISIS, Help Iraqis Reconcile - Relief Web

Sunday, February 11, 2018

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An international conference opens in Kuwait Monday to plan ways to rebuild Iraq and secure it against renewed extremist violence following the three-year war against ISIS. A USIP team just spent nine days in Iraq for talks with government and civil society leaders, part of the Institute’s years-long effort to help the country stabilize. The...

الخارجية تعقد ندوة عن المصالحة وبناء السلام - Bawabat Rosa El Youssef

Sunday, February 11, 2018

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عقدت وزارة الخارجية ندوة حوارية بشأن المصالحة وعملية بناء السلام، بمشاركة معهد السلام الأمريكي، وبحضور مدير معهد السلام الأمريكي نانسي ليندبيرج، وسفير العراق في واشنطن السيد فريد ياسين، وعدد من الدبلوماسيين العراقيين، وموظفي المعهد الأمريك

US honours commitment to Int'l religious freedom - United News of India

Friday, February 9, 2018

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The US Department of State has hosted an event honouring the US commitment to international religious freedom at the US Institute of Peace with remarks from Deputy Secretary of State John J Sullivan and Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Samuel D Brownback.