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Current News in Afghanistan Today: Asylum Seeker Boat Tragedies

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......

Olympics Taekwondo: Afghanistan Hero Rohullah Nikpai Wins Bronze

  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......