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Kabul :: Afghanistan | 12 months ago

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Hindu Kush mountains at 3,400 metres (11,150 feet), the Salang tunnel is an engineering marvel that connects Kabul to Central Asia...A leaky roof, rutted surface and failing ventilation and lighting systems leave those who use the 2.6km tunnel in

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | over 1 year ago

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Getting the Gear Out Bryan Denton for The New York Times Soldiers loaded up an armored vehicle as they prepared to leave a small base in Kandahar Province...As the military begins carrying out President Obama's order to cut force levels in

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Karāchi :: Pakistan | 2 years ago

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The issue is the mathematics of the stuff you need to move, the size of the pipe through which you're moving it, and how much time you're willing to take." He says that the troops will fly out on schedule, but their equipment might take a bit longer.

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Karāchi :: Pakistan | 2 years ago

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Pakistan shut down the supply route from its Indian Ocean ports to Kabul and Kandahar...Pakistan insists the U.S. failed to adequately apologize for those deaths, but now the impasse seems to have crystallized around money...But after the killings,

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | 2 years ago

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The New York Times For 20 miles north and south of the old Soviet-built tunnel at Salang Pass, thousands of trucks are idled beside the road, waiting for a turn to get through its perilous, one-and-a-half-mile length...There are other roads, but they

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | 2 years ago

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The New York Times For 20 miles north and south of the old Soviet-built tunnel at Salang Pass, thousands of trucks are idled beside the road, waiting for a turn to get through its perilous, one-and-a-half-mile length...There are other roads, but they

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | over 2 years ago

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The winter season has triggered avalanches in Europe and Japan recently, claiming lives and causing damage to property. At a time when more avalanches are predicted in mountain terrains, we bring you the pictures of the most devastating avalanches in

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | over 3 years ago

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Nishant Dahiya Any trip out of Kabul involves at least some white-knuckling. Head south and you may very well run into insurgents; go north or east and, at the sight of a paved road not clogged with traffic, you'll find yourself sharing the route

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | over 4 years ago

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Vehicles are half-buried in snow following deadly avalanches at the Salang tunnel in Parwan province in February 2010. At least 35 people were killed Wednesday when a bus crashed into a truck and then burst into flames on a treacherous pass in

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Kabul :: Afghanistan | over 4 years ago

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Police in Afghanistan say an avalanche has killed a small child and trapped more than 200 motorists in the country's northern mountains. Rescuers were able to save others who were stranded in Baghlan province. Provincial Deputy Police Chief Zalmai

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