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Gunmen kill 2 policemen, polio worker in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on Pakistani police escorting a team of polio workers Tuesday during a…

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Movies

Survivors dig by hand after Afghanistan quake killing 1,000

GAYAN, Afghanistan — Survivors dug by hand Thursday through villages in eastern Afghanistan reduced to rubble by a powerful earthquake…

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Asia

Taliban Posters Say Women Without Hijab “Trying To Look Like Animals”

Wearing burqa is mandatory for women under the Taliban’s first stint in power in Afghanistan. Kabul: The Taliban’s religious police…

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Europe

Taliban detaining and torturing civilians in Afghanistan, says HRW

Taliban security forces in northern Afghanistan have unlawfully detained and tortured residents accused of association with an opposition armed group,…

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Asia

Afghanistan: Chinese company demands revision of contract in Aynak Logar copper mining project

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 8 (ANI): A Chinese company has demanded the revision of the contract in the Aynak Logar copper…

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Sports

Women’s Test matches ‘not part of future landscape’ says ICC chief

Greg Barclay, the independent chair of the International Cricket Council, has cast doubt over the future of women’s Test cricket, saying the…

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Health

Pakistan reports 7th polio case of this year amid outbreak

Pakistani health authorities have confirmed the seventh case of polio so far this year, saying it was registered in the…

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USA

Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors: ‘non-negotiable’

ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country…

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Asia

After Taliban’s Diktat, Afghan Women TV Presenters Go On Air With Their Faces Covered

Women presenters had previously only been required to wear a headscarf. (File) Kabul: Women presenters on Afghanistan’s leading news channels…

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Movies

Heavy rain and floods in Afghanistan kill 22, destroy hundreds of homes

KABUL – Heavy rain and flooding has killed 22 people, destroyed hundreds of homes and damaged crops in Afghanistan, which is already facing…

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