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· August, 2005

Stories about Afghanistan from August, 2005

Afghanistan: More women register to vote

More and more women, even in the war-torn southern provinces, are registering to vote in September's parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, reports Afghan Warrior.

Afghanistan: Taliban killed

Sohrab Kabuli reports a statement from the Afghan defense ministry, which says that Afghan and U.S.-led coalition forces killed 18 militants in the southern provinces of Kandahar and Uruzgan.

Afghanistan: Child scavengers

Sohrab Kabuli posts a photo of Afghan children apparently scavenging from a rubbish heap.

Travelling Afghanistan… With a Circus

Islamicate reprints an email from a friend travelling through Afghanistan as part of a circus.

Afghanistan: Women need protection

Human Rights Watch warns that the Afghan government and international monitors must take special measures to protect women from attacks and intimidation by the Taliban and regional warlords, ahead of...

Afghanistan: Bomb attack

Afghan Warrior covers the death of an Afghan policeman in a remote-control bomb attack in the southern city of Kandahar.

Afghanistan: Blogger at a U.S. hospital

Sohrab Kabuli blogs about his visit to an American-run hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Taliban fighters killed, captured

AfghanWarrior reports on continued fighting between the Afghan National Army and Taliban insurgents.

Kabul residents struggle for daily water

Afghan blogger Sohrab Kabuli has a photo of people, including children, in a poor district of the capital city, struggling with buckets on carrying poles (the luckier ones have donkeys)...

Afghanistan: Life Condition in Afghnaistan

Afghan Warrior writes about improvements in daily life in Afghanistan since the Taliban were driven out of power.

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