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G7 calls on Taliban to stop restricting women’s rights

Paris (The Times Groupe)- The Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers said on Thursday that the Taliban's increasing restrictions on women and girls' rights in Afghanistan are isolating the country.

Blasts rock boys school in Afghan capital, 6 killed

Kabul (Times Of Ocean)- Three blasts shook a boys' school on Tuesday, April 19 in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, police said.

Taliban orders ‘strict’ ban on opium poppy cultivation

Kabul (Times Of Ocean)- A Taliban decree is outlawing the cultivation of opium poppy, in an effort to address international concerns related to drug abuse in the impoverished South Asian country.

Russia accredits Taliban, expresses concern over Islamists

Moscow (Times Of Ocean)- As Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted on Thursday, Russia has accredited the Taliban's diplomat to engage with the new Afghan government but is concerned about Islamist groups slipping over into Russia via Central Asia.

Taliban closes Afghan girls’ schools hours after reopening

Kabul (Times Of Ocean)- In Afghanistan, the Taliban administration has announced that girls' high schools will be closed, hours after they reopened for the first time in nearly seven months.

Afghan universities reopen with men and women kept apart | AFP

Some public universities in Afghanistan have opened their doors for the first time since the Taliban seized power last year. Attendance is low and...

Ryan Grim: How Many Afghans Are Democrats Willing To Starve To Death To Avoid A Bad Headline?

Ryan Grim criticizes Congressional Democrats' action, or lack thereof, on the U.S.-imposed famine in Afghanistan. About Rising: Rising is a weekday morning show...

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