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Yes, there is good news coming out of Afghanistan. Use the FILTER function to see stories on Education, Culture, Women's Issues, the Economy and others. If you see something you like, please consider sharing.


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5km road being asphalted in Jalalabad

5km road being asphalted in Jalalabad | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
Nangarhar Municipality officials inaugurated the asphalting work on a 5km road in Jalalabad, capital city…
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Newly constructed airport terminal inaugurated in Uruzgan province

Newly constructed airport terminal inaugurated in Uruzgan province | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
A newly built airport terminal, funded by Netherlands, was inaugurated in central Uruzgan province. The…
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DABS signs transmission line contract with Indian company

DABS signs transmission line contract with Indian company | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Afghanistan’s national electricity company, inked the agreement on the construction…
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Skateistan opens second skate park in Mazar-e-Sharif city

Skateistan opens second skate park in Mazar-e-Sharif city | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
Another skate park was opened in northern Mazar-e-Sharif city of Afghanistan by the Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich.
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International Center for Afghan Women's Economic Development Opened In Kabul

International Center for Afghan Women's Economic Development Opened In Kabul | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The first Global Center for Economic Development of Afghan Women has started functioning in Kabul city.
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Afghan Doctor's Invention To Be Produced By An American Medical Instrument Company

Afghan Doctor's Invention To Be Produced By An American Medical Instrument Company | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The medical instrument that will be used in case the knee and elbow bone breaks has been invented by Dr. Mohammad Ismeal Wardak.
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'Afghan women increasingly adopting cell phones'

'Afghan women increasingly adopting cell phones' | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
KABUL (PAN): A late 2012 survey shows some 80 percent of Afghan women have regular or occasional access to mobile phones, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) said on Wednesday.
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Afghanistan catching up with the Internet and modern lifestyle - WORLD - Globaltimes.cn

Some 12 years ago, it was unthinkable to have Internet cafes in Afghanistan.  But today, Kabul, and some other cities and towns in the country, have Internet shops where Afghans, especially students, can surf and look for the information that they need.

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Tsongas: Afghan women have made great strides

Tsongas: Afghan women have made great strides | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
LOWELL -- When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, women could not attend school and were considered second-class citizens in the country.
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Afghan Air Force graduates first female pilot in 30 years

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The Afghan Air Force’s first female pilot to be trained inside Afghanistan in more than 30 years earned her flying wings on Tuesday, after graduating from Undergraduate Pilot Training.
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100,000 Afghans to receive job training during next 3 years to help boost employment: Afzali

100,000 Afghans to receive job training during next 3 years to help boost employment: Afzali | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it

Minister Afzali promised to provide skill-improvement training for those who are currently employed and vocational training for those who need to learn a vocation to become better job candidates.

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Rugby continues to grow in Afghanistan

Rugby continues to grow in Afghanistan | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The Afghanistan Rugby Federation looks to increase participation as it tries to unite the nation in a love of rugby.
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Afghan wins hearts of Indian football fans | Asia | DW.DE | 07.06.2013

Afghan wins hearts of Indian football fans | Asia | DW.DE | 07.06.2013 | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
When Indians talk about foreign footballers, they usually refer to Nigerians, Ghanaians or Brazilians. But the 26-year-old Afghan Zohib Islam Amiri has managed to change this and win the hearts of fans.
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Literacy and Networking for Afghan Women Through Texting

Literacy and Networking for Afghan Women Through Texting | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The use of text messaging opened up a wider world for the women and girls who participated in the program and would do the same for other women who had access to phones.
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Global Positioning System comes to Kabul

Global Positioning System comes to Kabul | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Information and Culture on Sunday announced the launch of the Global Positioning System (GPS) in Kabul.
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US home improvement chain to open branches in Afghanistan

US home improvement chain to open branches in Afghanistan | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur brothers will run franchise of Ace Hardware, gambling on country's return to peace and prosperity
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Afghan Athlete Wins Bronze in Bodybuilding

Afghan Athlete Wins Bronze in Bodybuilding | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The Committee for Afghan Athletes in Europe said that Osman Anwari, an Afghan athlete won a bronze medal in the Europe Bodybuilding Championship on Sunday.
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Over 4 tons of Afghan saffron exported to foreign countries

Over 4 tons of Afghan saffron exported to foreign countries | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock officials said over 4 tons of saffron were exported…
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80% of Afghan Women Have Access To Telecommunication Services: USAID Survey

80% of Afghan Women Have Access To Telecommunication Services: USAID Survey | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in a recently conducted survey found that over 80% of Afghan women have access to telecommunication services.
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Tourism to Afghanistan increases by 100% | News | Wanderlust

Tourism to Afghanistan increases by 100% | News | Wanderlust | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
Visitor numbers to Afghanistan have increased by 100% compared to last year
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Lion of Kabul recruited for 'clean and green' campaign

Lion of Kabul recruited for 'clean and green' campaign | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The BBC's Bilal Sarwary in Kabul says that the recruitment of a cartoon lion character to convey the importance of cleanliness and greenery has proved a roaring success.
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NATO - Afghan almond farmers get cracking

NATO - Afghan almond farmers get cracking | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it

The farmers of southern Afghanistan have the beginnings of a new local industry after recently attracting an international buyer for their locally processed, stone-shelled almonds.

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5 new factories opened in Kandahar’s Industrial Park

5 new factories opened in Kandahar’s Industrial Park | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
Five more factories have been established in the industrial park of Kandahar, where there are…
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School Officially Opens, Shows Dedication to Education in Arghistan

School Officially Opens, Shows Dedication to Education in Arghistan | U.S. - Afghanistan Partnership | Scoop.it
The District Education Representative (DER) Issa Mohammad celebrated the official opening of Amin Kalay School…
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