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5 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Afghanistan's Poppy Farmers Say New Seeds Will Boost Opium Output

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin. The plants grow bigger, ...

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19 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

The farmers of Kandahar and Helmand provinces, where most of Afghanistan's poppies are grown, say they were hand-delivered for planting early this year by the same men who collect the opium after each harvest, and who also provide them with tools, fertilizer, farming advice — and the much needed cash advance. Production hit a record high in 2014, up 17 ...

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MAY 04, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Taliban 'welcome’ Afghanistan peace efforts but attacks continue

KABUL — Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade on Monday expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues, an apparent shift that could eventually lead to peace talks. [...] despite those positive signs following two days of informal talks in Qatar, a wave of Taliban attacks ...

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MAY 04, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Suicide attack on Kabul bus kills one, wounds 15: officials

A Taliban suicide bomber struck a government bus in Kabul Monday, killing one civilian and wounding 15 others, officials said, following talks between insurgent representatives and an Afghan delegation in Doha aimed at ending the country's 13-year war. The bus was transporting employees of the attorney general's office to work in downtown Kabul when the attacker detonated his suicide vest, ...

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MAY 04, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Suicide bomber targets Afghan civil servants' bus in Kabul

A suicide car bomber targeted a bus carrying Afghan civil servants on their way to work in the capital on Monday, killing one civilian and wounding 15 people, officials said. Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack in the west of Kabul.

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