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Suspected Car Bomb Kills At Least 17 People in Afghanistan

31 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A powerful blast rocked the Afghan city of Puli Alam hours before a three-day ceasefire between the Taliban militant group and the Afghan government was set to begin for the Eid al-Adha festival, killing at least 17 people and injuring 21 others. Acc...

Teen Afghan Girl Kills Two Taliban Militants with AK-47

22 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

A teenaged girl in the village of Griwa, the Ghor province, Afghanistan, took the family's AK-47 assault rife and opened fire upon Taliban militants, and has been hailed on several social media sites for her "heroism". According to local officials in...

Afghan Government on Its First Application of Blockchain with Fantom

7 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

The Afghanistan government will begin applying blockchain technology to solve issues in its healthcare industry, according to a blog post published on July 6. The Afghanistan’s Ministry of Health will trial a blockchain-based smart medicine program b...

24 Killed in Afghan Maternity Ward Attack

13 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

At least 24 people are confirmed dead while 16 others were injured after militants attacked a maternity ward in the Dasht-e-Barchi hospital of Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan Ministry of Health alongside local media say that among the victims are moth...

Attack on Afghan Ceremony Results in Nearly 30 Deaths

6 Mar 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

Unidentified gunmen opened fire upon a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, marking the 25th anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari's death at the hand of the Taliban group, resulting in nearly 30 deaths and at least 55 injuries. At least a dozen of those injure...

Afghanistan continues to invest in the blockchain, now it is the turn of applications in the health sector

28 Nov 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Roberto D.

Afghanistan, in collaboration with the United Nations, several months ago, has launched a program aimed at developing blockchain solutions for land registration, aimed at favoring harmonious urban development; now, as reported by the local news agenc...