Karzai

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Oct 11th, 2012
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By: Zabihullah Noori Afghan President Hamid Karzai — an out of favour character, not only among the world leaders, but also among many Afghans — seeks ways to regain fame by bringing the Taliban around the negotiation table. Many Afghans consider Karzai’s second term as illicit because of scandalous ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Jan 6th, 2012
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In December 2011, Sahar Gul, a 15-year-old Afghan girl and underage bride, was freed by Afghan police after having been severely tortured for six months by her in-laws in an attempt to force her into prostitution. During her captivity, Sahar had been kept locked in a basement, tortured with hot irons...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 20th, 2011
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By Viktor KORGUN In March, 2009, US President B. Obama announced a plan to withdraw the US forces from Afghanistan in 2011-2014. In the meantime, though, the US troops in the country grew in size to reach 100,000 by the spring of 2011, and the actual preparations for the withdrawal began in February,...