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Lust, caution - hijab

Adventures in the ‘terror’ zone – and how the hijab does not keep you hidden.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Laughter in Kabul

If I got a pound for every time someone asked me to take care as Italked about visiting Kabul I’d be a millionaire by now. I do promiseto take good care of myself, and I mean it, but as soon as I reach mycityof birth I feelsafer than ever. This safety is not logical, ofcourse, because statisticallyKabul is getting more and more dangerouswith the rising number of suicide bombings, kidnappings and armedrobberies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bombs, bikes and handsome boys – Aghanistan gears up for election day

‘Even if there are 100 bombs on voting day, all Afghans should vote,’ President Karzairecently urged. From Kabul, Travis Beard surveys the – rugged andcharacter-rich – scene in the build-up to next week’s presidential elections:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hatred at first sight – my relationship with 'the perfect politician'

My relationship with Peshawar has been hatred on first sight. I was 6years old when I visited the city for the first time and confronted theheat, the pollution and the tense environment that compelled women tocover each inch of their body and stay indoors. It was 1989 and I vowednever to return.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Welcome to Afghanistan, drone-strike capital of the world

New arrival Ewa Jasiewicz discovers desperation and hope in a resilient people..…

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Human rights hang in the balance in Pakistan

Malala’s struggle is one of many in a country severely affected by violence, writes Sana Hashmi.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Practising peace in Afghanistan

Beth Tichborne speaks to Faiz Ahmed, a peace volunteer in Kabul who is helping to set up a unique multi-ethnic community.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why Pakistan's Taliban win as they lose

Pakistan's army offensive has wrongfooted the Taliban…

  • Tue Sep 1 03:59:00 2009
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‘It’s not who’s voting, it’s who’s counting’

Malalai Joya was one of the first women to be elected to Afghanistan’s parliament…

  • Tue Aug 11 05:34:00 2009
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Non-conformist

Even after their defeat in 2001, the strict Islamic conventions regarding the wearing of Burqa's the Talibanenforced are still around in Afghanistan today…

  • Fri Dec 5 00:05:00 2008
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