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Afghanistan Articles


First polio case in Kabul since 2001

11th February 2014

Three-year old girl diagnosed with polio in Kabul.

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Millions hit by drought in Afghanistan

22nd November 2011

Aid agencies are warning that children could soon be starving amid a huge shortfall in aid donations.

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Bionic arm demonstrated by soldier

5th April 2011

A 23-year-old solider is first to receive bionic arm.

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Veterans not benefitting from NHS rights

23rd September 2010

Service veterans are missing out on NHS treatment rights.

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Plea for more compensation for 'real hero' of Afghanistan

18th September 2008

A Royal Marine who lost two limbs serving in Afghanistan has been offered £161,000 in compensation

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Afghan opium fear

2nd May 2008

UK minister says legalising opium in Afghanistan for medical use could fuel drug industry.

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Pakistan anti-polio drive gets bumpy

27th February 2007

Some clerics voice suspicion of motives behind vaccination.

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AIDS on the rise in Asia

22nd November 2006

Not enough people are getting treatment, a new UN report says.

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War blocks Afghan polio effort

22nd November 2006

But for the fighting, the country might now be polio-free, say WHO, UNICEF.

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Last four countries fight polio

16th October 2006

The world's success in eradicating polio now depends on Afghanistan, India, Nigeria and Pakistan.

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