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A year of Afghan women's grief: A first hand account of being female under Taliban rule

ITV 15 Aug 2022
Now, Afghanistan is the only country in the world where women and girls are removed from active community involvement and half of the population is ignored ... Being a woman itself is a challenge in Afghanistan. Twenty-six years ago when the Taliban took over Afghanistan they banned all females from school ... Afghanistan.

Opinion | One Year Later, Life Under Taliban Rule is Brutal

Politico 15 Aug 2022
To the surprise of few, the Taliban has been unable to stabilize Afghanistan’s economy and the nature of the Taliban’s draconian rule has scared off both foreign aid and potential investors ... President Joe Biden has no regrets about withdrawing American combat troops from Afghanistan.

UNICEF: Taliban Decision to Keep Girls Out of School is Costly

Voa News 15 Aug 2022
UNICEF said Monday, “If the current cohort of three million girls were able to complete their secondary education and participate in the job market, girls and women would contribute at least $5.4 billion to Afghanistan’s economy.” ... UNICEF Afghanistan Representative Dr.

One Year Later, Life Under Taliban Rule Is Brutal

Political Wire 15 Aug 2022
“To the surprise of few, the Taliban has been unable to stabilize Afghanistan’s economy and the ...

Overcoming loss, settling in and forging a life in America: An Afghan refugee’s story one ...

NJ 14 Aug 2022
Mohammad Wazi is also a recent refugee from Afghanistan. About a year ago, Wazi was one of approximately 75,000 Afghans who fled their country to come to the United States as the American military withdrew and the Taliban wrest control of Afghanistan again after more than 20 years out of power.

Despite hurdles, these Afghan refugees successfully made transition to living in Pittsburgh area

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 14 Aug 2022
After three months of living in Pittsburgh, Ahmad Yousofzay yearned to return to his native Afghanistan ... In Afghanistan, Yousofzay was a man of importance ... He said most refugees still have family members in Afghanistan ... She is a research associate with the Afghanistan Project in the Center for Governance and Markets at Pitt.

Afghanistan is starving and the West is partly to blame

The Telegraph India 14 Aug 2022
More than a million children are severely malnourished and half of Afghanistan's population is going hungry ... Anything beyond humanitarian aid has been suspended; all development projects in the country have been suspended," he said, Afghanistan has been completely decoupled from economic and financial markets, Schetter said ... Afghanistan.

Local authors: Exploring the rhythms of change in society

Monterey Herald 14 Aug 2022
Edward O’Malley has something to say. His 40 years of international travel and residences on behalf of his career in the food-service industry have immersed him in the societies, economies and politics of more than 20 other countries ... Yet really, it’s just the next day ... I was in Afghanistan, working with farmers on value changes and going to market ... .

India may upstage China in number of overseas students in UK this year

The Times of India 13 Aug 2022
NEW DELHI ... Ellis said that from next year the plan is to go higher with more sponsors joining ... ” On the India-UK free trade agreement (), Ellis said it’s an opportunity for India to further its access to the UK market and build on the strategic relationship during the turbulent times, while making a mention of Afghanistan and the Russia-Ukraine war ... .

The Taliban still wants the $7 billion in frozen funds held by the US. Top ...

Business Insider 12 Aug 2022
1, 2022 shows a money exchange market in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo by Saifurahman Safi/Xinhua via Getty Images Top economists are urging the Biden administration to give Afghanistan its frozen funds back ... Without the funds, they said, Afghanistan's central bank cannot function and the population will continue to feel that burden.

Afghanistan: Taliban’s Catastrophic Year of Rule

Human Rights Watch 11 Aug 2022
(New York) – The Taliban have broken multiple pledges to respect human rights and women’s rights since taking over Afghanistan a year ago, Human Rights Watch said today ... Acute hunger is pervasive across Afghanistan, even though food and basic supplies are available in markets throughout the country, Human Rights Watch said.

Afghanistan: Helmand's forgotten youths risk their lives to scavenge for abandoned bombs and shell casings

Ruptly 11 Aug 2022
The scavenged items are sold in the market to buy food for their families. The Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan after the US ...

Afghanistan: Helmand’s forgotten generation risks life and limb to hunt for abandoned bombs and shell casings

Ruptly 11 Aug 2022
The scavenged items are sold in the market to buy food for their families. The Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan after the US ...

The Taliban Vowed to End Afghanistan's Heroin Trade. What Happened Next?

Vice 10 Aug 2022
Mansfield said Afghanistan’s meth market is “clearly concerned about future supply”.    ... Yet none of these fears or nervousness within Afghanistan’s drug markets has yet rippled along the supply lines, such as the main ‘Balkan ...

The killings of 4 Muslim men across Albuquerque have devastated family and friends — and ...

NBC News 09 Aug 2022
Sharief Hadi, a halal market and cafe owner, left Afghanistan in the 1980s and settled in the United States for what he thought would be a safer life ... .

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