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Where on earth is Jegdelak?

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It seems like the end of the world – miles from anything that I would call vaguely  civilised.  Yet here in a remote corner of Afghanistan, a dedicated team of workers show real love in action, serving a very hurting people with overwhelming needs, where life expectancy is a little over 45.  We met a […]

Peaceful Kabul

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Despite the regular news reports of violence and kidnappings in Afghanistan, the sense I got as I arrived in Kabul this morning, from conversations with local people, was that ordinary Afghans are really fed up with war. As if to underscore the point, a delegation from the Pakistan government is meeting at the Serena Hotel […]