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Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

Story by AFP Women television presenters on Afghanistan’s leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being forced by Taliban...

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Afghan women defend right to drive as Taliban curb licenses

Taliban officials in Afghanistan’s most progressive city have told driving instructors to stop issuing licenses to women, professionals from the sector told AFP....

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Malala Yousafzai reacts to Taliban’s ban on education in Afghanistan

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai spoke on the issue of Afghan girls being denied education, calling it a “devastating day for Afghan girls and for us.”...

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Does Afghan Taliban’s victory boost a radical group operating in Pakistan?

In Pakistans rugged tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan, a quiet and persistent warning is circulating: The Taliban are returning. Pakistans own Taliban...

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Pakistan stocks dip on US Senate bill to sanction Afghan Taliban

Pakistan stocks fell nearly 3% on Wednesday while the rupee dropped to a record low, as investors feared a U.S. Senate bill that is seeking to impose sanctions on the...

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Taliban order people to stop shaving beards in Afghan province

The Taliban banned barbershops in a southern Afghanistan province from shaving or trimming beards, claiming their edict is in line with Shariah, or Islamic, law. The...

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Pakistan wants Taliban to be given time to run government

Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Thursday said that the Taliban should be given time to form government and run country’s affairs. He said this in...

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Escaping Taliban, Afghan women’s soccer team arrives in Pakistan

Story by AFP Afghanistan’s women’s soccer team has left for neighbouring Pakistan, the information minister in Islamabad said on Sep 15, as questions linger...

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Doctored image showing US soldiers in Islamabad’s shelter home goes viral

A doctored image of American soldiers is going viral on Twitter, showing the troops sitting inside a shelter home in Islamabad, which was not the case. The fake share...

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Once a minister in Afghanistan is now a food delivery guy in Germany

Story by AFP He was once a minister in Afghanistan but quit, fed up with the corruption. Now in Germany, Sayed Sadaat is making a living delivering meals as a bicycle...