1. Afghanistan profile

    An overview of Afghanistan including key facts, political leaders, historical timeline and notes on the media

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  1. Dog Mali awarded medal for Afghanistan bravery

    … as a "guardian angel" A military dog injured in Afghanistan in 2012 has been awarded…

    … as a "guardian angel" A military dog injured in Afghanistan in 2012 has been awarded… him as a puppy before he was deployed to Afghanistan, said: "I am extremely proud…

    … as a "guardian angel" A military dog injured in Afghanistan in 2012 has been awarded… him as a puppy before he was deployed to Afghanistan, said: "I am extremely proud… to achieve success in close combat." His handler during his time in Afghanistan cannot…

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  2. Wild Shepherdess with Kate Humble: Afghanistan

    … in Wales two years ago, treks for two days in Afghanistan to reach the wild and remote…

    … in Wales two years ago, treks for two days in Afghanistan to reach the wild and remote… on earth. The Wakhi shepherds of north-east Afghanistan are one of the world's last…

    … in Wales two years ago, treks for two days in Afghanistan to reach the wild and remote… on earth. The Wakhi shepherds of north-east Afghanistan are one of the world's last…

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  3. Afghanistan's child opium problem

    …Children as young as nine as becoming opium addicts in Afghanistan

    …Children as young as nine as becoming opium addicts in Afghanistan

    …Children as young as nine as becoming opium addicts in Afghanistan

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  4. How Mali the military dog saved lives in Afghanistan

    …A British military dog who helped save the lives of troops in Afghanistan

    …A British military dog who helped save the lives of troops in Afghanistan

    …A British military dog who helped save the lives of troops in Afghanistan

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  5. Intercontinental Cup: Ireland to play Afghanistan in three one-day internationals in December

    …Ireland are to play Afghanistan in a three-match one-day international series…

    …Ireland are to play Afghanistan in a three-match one-day international series…. Ireland and Afghanistan were both granted Full Member status of the International…

    …Ireland are to play Afghanistan in a three-match one-day international series…. Ireland and Afghanistan were both granted Full Member status of the International… in the table behind Afghanistan and will be looking to regain top-spot during the final…

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  6. One woman's journey from Afghanistan to Cambridge University

    …A young woman who escaped the Taliban, travelling in a refrigerated lorry with…

    …A young woman who escaped the Taliban, travelling in a refrigerated lorry with her family to come to London aged five, has now begun studying for a PhD at…

    …A young woman who escaped the Taliban, travelling in a refrigerated lorry with her family to come to London aged five, has now begun studying for a PhD at Cambridge University. Rabia Nasimi was one of four children brought up in Lewisham…

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  7. The World's Most Difficult Job: Afghanistan

    …The president of Afghanistan makes no bones about the scale of the challenges…

    …The president of Afghanistan makes no bones about the scale of the challenges…

    …The president of Afghanistan makes no bones about the scale of the challenges…

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  8. Witness: Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan: Part One

    …Thirty years ago Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan and overthrew the govermnent…

    …Thirty years ago Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan and overthrew the govermnent…

    …Thirty years ago Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan and overthrew the govermnent…

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  9. Witness: Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan: Part Two

    … of Afghanistan, Lucy Williamson brings together two people who lived through those events…

    … of Afghanistan, Lucy Williamson brings together two people who lived through those events…

    … of Afghanistan, Lucy Williamson brings together two people who lived through those events…

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  10. Afghanistan v Ireland (in UAE) 2017

    …December 5 1st ODI, Sharjah 7 2nd ODI, Sharjah 10 3rd ODI, Sharjah NB Fixtures…

    …December 5 1st ODI, Sharjah 7 2nd ODI, Sharjah 10 3rd ODI, Sharjah NB Fixtures and start times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any…

    …December 5 1st ODI, Sharjah 7 2nd ODI, Sharjah 10 3rd ODI, Sharjah NB Fixtures and start times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made…

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