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142 news items

Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:58:06 -0700

Hazarajat — the central part of Afghanistan where the ethnic Hazara people live — has witnessed an increase in violence. On the highways to Kabul, Hazara passengers are often singled out and abducted, to be ransomed off or even killed. Hazaras are ...

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:26:15 -0700

The Buddhas of Bamyan were two 6th century monumental statues of standing buddhas carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, situated 230 km (143 miles) northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2 ...

New York Times

New York Times
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:00:30 -0700

Often working or studying far from their Hazarajat homes, the Hazaras have had to travel long distances on dangerous roads to visit family members, making the recent attacks all the more disturbing for them. All of the attacks have been carried out ...

Haaretz

Haaretz
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 04:45:31 -0700

The Bamiyan Buddhas were two 6th-century monumental statues of standing Buddhas carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamiyan valley in the Hazarajat region ofcentral Afghanistan, 230 km northwest of Kabul. Built in 507 AD (the smaller one) and 554 AD ...

Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com
Wed, 13 May 2015 04:26:15 -0700

Stretching over 570 square kilometres, the park is located on the Hazarajat Plateau in the mountainous Hindu Kush. For more watch Afghanistan's Female Wardens. With its pristine lakes and limestone cliffs, Band-e-Amir gained national park status in ...

International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 04:36:56 -0700

A Chinese couple has brought the famous Buddhas of Bamiyan, destroyed by the Taliban, back to life. They used 3D laser light projection technology to fill the now-empty cavities in the cliff in the Bamiyan Valley in Hazarajat. The two statues were ...

Dân Trí

Dân Trí
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:52:30 -0700

Năm 2001: Hai bức tượng Phật có niên đại từ thế kỷ thứ 6 được tạc thẳng vào vách núi ở thung lũng Bamyan, vùng Hazarajat, Afghanistan từng bị quân Taliban đặt thuốc nổ phá hoại. Hai bức tượng có vị trí quan trọng trong đời sống văn hóa - tâm linh của ...

BBC News

BBC News
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:06:56 -0800

Beauty - and art - may seem unnecessary luxuries, but they are as essential to our survival as food and water, argues AL Kennedy. A while ago I was at my mother's house and - as I walked into the hall - there was a tray set out and on the tray was a ...
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