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a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares

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an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan

a coat made of sheepskin

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tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat

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of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people

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That will really be an Afghan First accomplishment: products made by Afghans, for Afghans, procured by Afghans
Summary: Kabul, July 20, 2010, SPA -- Two US civilians and two Afghan soldiers were killed Tuesday during a shooting by a suspected local army trainer inside a weapon training centre in northern Afghanistan, dpa quoted NATO as saying.
Summary: Four Afghan soldiers have died in an apparent friendly fire incident between Nato and Afghan troops.
There were very few Tajik, Hazara, or Uzbek Afghans in the Taliban ranks, as all of those groups had their own regional forces led by popular, often deeply loved leaders who stood in opposition to the Taliban.
In practice this means that Afghans and Iraqis enjoy unqualified freedom to submit ("Islam" means "submission") to Mohammed's religion.
Thus, widespread environmental degradation poses a threat to livelihoods and places the poorest Afghans at particular risk, wrote Zaidi and Belinda Bowling, UNEP's environmental law expert in Afghanistan, in the Fall 2005 issue of Sustainable Development Law & Policy.
According to Martin, this proved to be more acceptable to the Afghans, who had an inherent understanding of their former system.
The people-to-people tree-planting program, called the New York Partnership for a Green Afghanistan, is designed to help Afghanistan regain its historic position as the "orchard of Central Asia" and support Afghans as they rebuild their orchard, vineyard, and forestry businesses.
Indians and Afghans living in America, particularly women, must often strike a delicate balance as they grow up in a relatively freewheeling society, but with immigrant parents who are holding on to the customs of their homeland.
These items are not only already familiar to Afghans but more easily sustainable in the long run than high-tech, expensive military equipment produced by the West.
Yet these foreign volunteers, by stoking myths of epic battlefield exploits ordained by Allah, were able to hijack the mujahedeen victory for their own apocalyptic cause, which aroused little enthusiasm among combat-weary Afghans.
She has also travelled to the camps in Indonesia which hold Afghans who have been classified as refugees but not accepted for settlement by any country.
He said he convinced the Afghans he met that Afghanistan's interim administration, headed by Hamid Karzai, has made significant progress in boosting security in the war-torn country.
The Afghans have sacrificed their lives to get rid of the Taliban and al-Qaida, and in a way, the whole world owes the country a debt of gratitude,'' said Amini.