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<P>Afghanistan's wants to show the global community that its mining industry&nbsp;is free from corruption and stable enough to invest in.</P>

Last Modified: 1 Oct 2010 21:18

<P>It is entirely plausible government officials have examined NGO conduct in other disaster zones (the 2008 Sichuan earthquake comes to mind), and have found the work of grassroots organisations somehow wanting.</P>

Last Modified: 20 Sep 2010 11:09

<P>Follow the events as they unfold in Afghanistan's vote for a new lower house of parliament amid the threat of violence.</P>

Last Modified: 18 Sep 2010 05:46

<p>Thailand's anti-government protesters have taken to the streets of Bangkok again and are threatening to stage weekly demonstrations.</p>

Last Modified: 17 Sep 2010 12:21

<P>One of those groups is Jamaat au-Dawa. Its so-called relief wing Falah Insaniyat is active across the country providing much-needed assistance to flood victims. <BR><BR>Pakistan's courts have ruled that the group is not involved in illegal activities but the international community thinks otherwise.</P>

Last Modified: 10 Sep 2010 17:34

<p>Muslims across the world are furious that an American pastor would threaten to burn copies of the Quran. If such an act was committed in a Muslim country, the man would soon find himself shredded to pieces by uncontrollable mobs.</p>

Last Modified: 10 Sep 2010 14:35

<p>It's a huge risk meeting Taliban fighters, not just because they might turn on you after promising an interview, but because it's a good way to get noticed by Afghanistan's intelligence services.</p>

Last Modified: 7 Sep 2010 12:45

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