Afghan notebook: Downhill daredevils

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despite the heavy downpours creating the work of having to shovel gravel back onto paths from where it washed downhill. With cool, rainy mornings this week, I’ve retreated to my cozy nest on the wicker couch in the sunroom with my afghan, coffee in hand ...

These are external links and will open in a new window The BBC's Kawoon Khamoosh has been to Bamiyan province to see Afghans strap on skis and boards and tackle the white stuff. When our 40-seater plane landed at Bamiyan airport, I wondered how it might be ... Afghan notebook: Downhill daredevils

The BBC's Kawoon Khamoosh has been to Bamiyan province to see Afghans strap on skis and boards and tackle the white stuff. When our 40-seater plane landed at Bamiyan airport, I wondered how it might be possible to hold a skiing race in such a remote part ...

The classified assessment, described to The Associated Press by officials who have seen it, says the Afghan government hasn't been able ... where popular opinion of the U.S. appears to have gone downhill or remained unchanged after the spring 2011 ...

We are stopped once at a roundabout by Afghan police, not always known for their discipline ... It seems as if security in the Kabul is spiraling downhill. Hopefully, through a combination of troop increases and shifts in military and political strategies ...

This time downhill. Now we would put cameraman Pierre's axiom to the ... But he couldn't take chances and go charging forward, and he also couldn't follow his Afghan interpreters' wishes: "Don't go forward." We had to get near the next objective town ...

Source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26418560

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