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Current News in Afghanistan Today: Asylum Seeker Boat Tragedies

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Asylum policy is in focus in the wake of recent boat tragedies. Here’s a look back at the major documented incidents of asylum seeker deaths at sea and related boat incidents since 2001. The following is a list recording incidents resulting in asylum seeker deaths, and presumed deaths at sea...
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Female Taliban?! A group called RAWA – Local Afghanistan News

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It is obvious that the role of women as half part of the society is very crucial in any country’s development given that this potential is not misled in wrong directions that are rather harmful to the society than useful. The changes in Afghanistan in the last decade following the...
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Olympics Taekwondo: Afghanistan Hero Rohullah Nikpai Wins Bronze

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  Afghanistan taekwondo hero Rohullah Nikpai matched his achievement at the Beijing Olympics winning bronze in the mens -68kg category at London 2012. Nikpai overcame Britains Martin Stamper 5-3 in the bronze medal match.  The 25-year-old became a national hero after winning Afghanistans first ever Olympic medal four years ago. Of course, getting a...