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Rights group condemns killing of Baloch political refugee Razzaq Mandai in Afghanistan

Beijing News 23 Jan 2022
"According to our information, Razzaq was murdered in Afghanistan's capital Kabul by hired guns of Pakistani intelligence agencies ... They said that at the time of issuing this statement on January 22, the whereabouts of his dead body are still unknown and volunteers in Afghanistan are still trying to locate his dead body.
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7 killed in minibus bomb blast in western Afghanistan

People Daily 23 Jan 2022
22 (Xinhua) -- At least seven civilians, including four women, were killed and nine others wounded when a bomb blast hit a minibus in Herat city, capital of Afghanistan's western Herat province, on Saturday, ...
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Taliban warn against dissent, women's rights activism

Manila Bulletin 23 Jan 2022
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over the disappearance of two women activists ... The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, meanwhile, has deteriorated drastically since their takeover.
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Afghan NGO women ‘threatened with shooting’ for not wearing burqa

The News International 22 Jan 2022
Women in deeply conservative Afghanistan generally cover their hair with scarves, while the burqa -- mandatory under the Taliban’s first regime, from 1996 to 2001 -- is still widely worn, particularly outside the capital, Kabul ... In the capital on Friday, the Taliban staged a demonstration with around 300 men, who chanted “We want Sharia law”.
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1st LD Writethru: 7 killed in minibus bomb blast in western Afghanistan

China.dot.org 22 Jan 2022
22 (Xinhua) -- At least seven civilians, including four women, were killed and nine others wounded when a bomb blast hit a minibus in Herat city, capital of Afghanistan's western Herat province, on ...
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1630 GMT, Jan. 22

Jakarta News 22 Jan 2022
HERAT, Afghanistan -- At least seven civilians, including four women, were killed ...
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Taliban Warns Against Dissent, Women’s Rights Activism

The Algemeiner 22 Jan 2022
A Taliban fighter looks on as he stands at the city of Ghazni, Afghanistan August 14, 2021 ... i24 News – Afghanistan’s new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over the disappearance of two women activists.
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Taliban warn against dissent, women's rights activismDesperate for international recognition, the Taliban have largely refrained ...

Deccan Herald 22 Jan 2022
Afghanistan's new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over the disappearance of two women activists ... This week, women activists said two of their comrades were seized from their homes in the capital after taking part in a demonstration ... Afghanistan.
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Taliban warn against dissent, women’s rights activism

The Wire Network 22 Jan 2022
Afghanistan's new Taliban authorities warned on Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over the disappearance of two women activists ... This week, women activists said two of their comrades were seized from their homes in the capital after taking part in a demonstration.
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IPL 2022: Hardik Pandya will be motivated to show his worth as captain: Kirsten

Gulf News 22 Jan 2022
Apart from him, the CVC Capitals-owned team have roped in Afghanistan allrounder Rashid Khan and uncapped India leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi for Rs 15 crore and four crore respectively ... associated with Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
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Hardik Pandya will be motivated to show what he is capable of as a leader: Kirsten

Suryaa 22 Jan 2022
Apart from him, the CVC Capitals-owned team have roped in Afghanistan all-rounder Rashid Khan and uncapped India leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi for Rs 15 crore and four crore respectively ... associated with Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
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500K jobs lost, starvation looms as the US holds Afghan funds hostage

Alternet 21 Jan 2022
As a report published Wednesday revealed the loss of over 500,000 jobs since the Taliban retook control of Afghanistan last August, critics of the Biden administration's policy of economic sanctions and freezing billions of dollars in Afghan government funds renewed warnings of a "U.S.-fueled genocide" in the starving, suffering, war-torn nation.
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Brutal US sanctions worsen suffering of Afghan people

China Daily 21 Jan 2022
News reports about the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan in the past weeks are appalling and, at the same time, heart-wrenching ... This grave crisis has befallen Afghanistan within five months of the United States pulling its troops out of the country after almost 20 years of occupation.
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Taliban to hold meeting in Norway next week

Wtop 21 Jan 2022
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Taliban delegation will travel to Norway for talks with the Norwegian government, meeting with representatives of the Norwegian authorities and several allied countries but also with civil society activists and human rights defenders from Afghanistan.
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Afghan family fleeing Taliban finds friendship on flight to Tucson

Index-Journal 21 Jan 2022
Fayaz Ahmadi and his family are a world away from their war-torn native Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan ... They shared meals and festivities, including Hamidi cooking, an Afghanistan meal of dumplings with ground beef, vegetables and a cabbage salad ... Freshta was an artist and journalist in Kabul, Afghanistan, before having to flee with her family.
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