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Afghanistan Ranks Among the Worst Places for Girls to Get an Education

Around 130 million girls don’t go to school every day. ONE, a global organization that fights extreme poverty, is trying to fix that by finding out where the problem is the worst. 428 weitere Wörter

The Cable

All drone strikes in last 2 days were 300 meters away from Pak border

PESHAWAR / PARACHINAR: Two suspected US drone strikes on Tuesday killed 11 people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, following a strike a day earlier that killed 20, government and militant sources said. 292 weitere Wörter

SouthAsia

Afghanistan Strategy Is the Only Hope for Education Reform

The federal government is currently enmeshed in two gigantic, expensive reform projects, one domestic and one foreign. Both are failures even though the tactics couldn’t be more different. 758 weitere Wörter

Culture Wars

Afghan officials: Taliban wave of attacks kills at least 74

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country’s south, east and west, and killing at least 74 people, officials said. 417 weitere Wörter

National / World

War hero son of Ex-England captain Terry Butcher dies suddenly at 35

The hero son of former England Captain Terry Butcher died on Monday morning, his family confirmed.

Ex-Army captain Christoper Butcher, 35, was described as a hero by his brother Ed, in an emotional tribute posted to Facebook. 448 weitere Wörter

UK

Young Afghans are turning to poetry to defy the burden of conflict

From a report in the UN News Centre:

Much of Afghanistan’s newfound love of poetic expression – which has taken hold in Kabul and Kandahar as well – is coming from young Afghans seeking new ways to interact and express themselves.

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