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Austrian extremist released after months held in Afghanistan

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Feb 2024
... in the Qatari capital Doha after being freed by Taliban authorities ... The Taliban are entrenched in Afghanistan after 2 years of rule.
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The Taliban release 84-year-old Austrian man who was detained in Afghanistan last year

Stars and Stripes 25 Feb 2024
VIENNA — An 84-year-old Austrian man who traveled to Afghanistan last year and was arrested there was released by the country’s Taliban rulers, the Austrian government said Sunday ... This is a locator map for Afghanistan with its capital, Kabul.
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West: US Supporting Afghanistan’s Full Integration in Intl System

Tolo News 23 Feb 2024
The second Doha meeting hosted by the UNSG in the Qatari capital concluded on February 19, but a special UN representative for Afghanistan was not appointed in the meeting, as had been expected by some analysts.
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Another year of misery coming for the Afghan people

Arab News 23 Feb 2024
Special envoys on Afghanistan from more than 25 countries and organizations met in the Qatari capital at the behest of UN Secretary-General António Guterres ... with Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
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The Azadi Briefing: Public Executions On The Rise Under Taliban Rule

Radio Free Europe 23 Feb 2024
Welcome to The Azadi Briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter that unpacks the key issues in Afghanistan ... The Taliban held the public execution of two men accused of murder in southeastern Afghanistan on February 22.
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Ryan Walters claims 'Glass Castle,' 'Kite Runner' contain porn. What do experts say?

The Oklahoman 23 Feb 2024
Issues the committee had with "The Kite Runner," a fiction novel about a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Afghanistan's capital city Kabul, include the "explicit, graphic sexual ...
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Reconstruction of railway linking Afghanistan to Uzbekistan begins

Xinhua 22 Feb 2024
Although the war-torn Afghanistan does not have central railway networks to connect national capital Kabul to provinces onward to neighboring ...
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Taliban execute two murderers by machine-gunning them through the spine in front of thousands of...

The Daily Mail 22 Feb 2024
Taliban scholars in Afghanistan have employed one of the most extreme interpretations of the code, including capital and corporal punishments little used by most modern Muslim states.
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Drifting with purpose: sports car enthusiasts rally in Afghanistan

Victoria Advocate 22 Feb 2024
Mechanic Zabiullah Momand revs his sports car engine outside his garage in Afghanistan's capital Kabul before letting it settle back to a purr, the cherry red twin-turbo machine pristine in a dented Mercedes Benz skeleton.
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With Sights On Taliban, UN Experts Call For Declaring Gender Apartheid A Crime Against Humanity

Radio Free Europe 22 Feb 2024
Emphasizing the grave situation of women and girls under the Taliban rule in Afghanistan, the five-member panel of experts from Mexico, the United States, China, Serbia, and Uganda said the step is long overdue.
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Taliban Conducts Double Public Execution In Football Stadium, Thousands Gather Amidst Chilling Atmosphere

MENA FN 22 Feb 2024
(MENAFN - AsiaNet News) Two convicted murderers were publicly executed in a football stadium in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Supreme Court gave capital punishment and Taliban ... .
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Taliban authorities execute two convicted murderers in football stadium

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 22 Feb 2024
Taliban scholars in Afghanistan have employed one of the most severe interpretations of the code, including capital and corporal punishments little used by most modern Muslim states.
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Turkish aid agency builds day care center in Afghanistan

Daily Sabah 22 Feb 2024
The foundation of the nursery to be built by the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, was laid Thursday to facilitate the educat ....
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Taliban executes 2 convicted murderers in football stadium

Hindustan Times 22 Feb 2024
Taliban scholars in Afghanistan have employed one of the most severe interpretations of the code, including capital and corporal punishments little used by most modern Muslim states.

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