Kafiri

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a Dardic language spoken by the Kafir in northeastern Afghanistan

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A spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, which Nuristani chaired, said he had resigned in the "national interest," declining to comment further.
Nuristani did not disclose further details regarding the figures of the votes each candidate secured following the conclusion of the audit and invalidation process.
In talks with reporters, Nuristani categorically said that the audit process of the ballot boxes will be concluded Sunday and the final results of the polls will be announced within days.
He told my teacher to inform him if I ever bunk school," says Soonara who is celebrated as the "first grammar writer" in Nuristani.
Nuristan governor, Tamim Nuristani confirmed the incident and said Muhammad Nabi Muhammadi was the son of Sher Muhammad, a former commander of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbadin Hekmatyar, and hailing from Noorgram district of Nuristan.
Nuristani said that while there are Pakistani fighters who have come over the border as well as Arabs and Uzbeks, the main dynamic in the area is a longtime rivalry between Taliban forces that control the rural areas and Hizb-e-Islami fighters who control the district centers and tend to be more allied with the government.
The data presented below will also show that the notion of "Dardic" is too narrow in this context: the impact on early Romani, in fact, comprises linguistic elements and features found in Nuristani, Dardic and West Pahari.
Tamim Nuristani, governor of Nuristan province, was fired hours after telling Al Jazeera that the US raid on July 5 was poorly executed and would inflame tensions.
Provincial governor Tamim Nuristani said 16 civilians were killed as they were travelling out of the area after security forces warned them to leave ahead of an operation against Islamic insurgents.
Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani, Afghanistan's minister of irrigation, water resources, and environment, told the BBC News for its 7 February 2003 online edition, "The report makes it clear how conflict causes environmental destruction" He noted interlocking forces: people fight over scarce natural resources, and their conflict depletes those resources further.
Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani, Afghan Minister of Irrigation, Water Resources and Environment, told environment ministers attending a Nairobi meeting of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Governing Council that 99 percent of the country's wetlands have dried up since 1998.
Karzai's spokesman, Yusuf Nuristani, said the leader would return with him tomorrow.
We believe the Taliban are going to collapse, so the way for the convening would be tabled,' said an aide to the monarch, Yusuf Nuristani.
The Nuristani (formerly known as Kafiri) languages of the isolated valleys of northeastern Afghanistan have long fascinated linguists on account of their archaic character and apparent status as an independent branch of the Indo-Iranian protofamily.
Faizan Nuristani told Pajhwok Afghan News women continued to be subjected to violence, a problem which could not be addressed due to insecurity and presence of rebels.