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Extreme adventure from Afghanistan to Ecuador: the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns

The Banff Mountain film festival opens the door to the inspiring stories of people who simultaneously confront their physical and mental limits and the elements. And with this year’s festival featuring films on a lawyer running ultra marathons to help women in Afghanistan, a mountain-biking family living with disability, and …

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Afghanistan indefinitely bans female students from sitting for university entrance exam

 The Taliban-run Ministry of Higher Education in Afghanistan has ordered private universities not to allow female students to sit for university entrance exams next month, placing more strongholds on its anti-women education stand.   According to a Saturday, January 28 report by Reuters, a letter from the ministry was addressed …

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Prince Harry dragged into row over British-Iranian’s execution as regime says his ‘killing of 25 innocent people’ in Afghanistan means UK shouldn’t ‘preach’ about human rights

Prince Harry dragged into row over British-Iranian

The Iranian regime has used Prince Harry’s confession that he killed 25 Taliban in Afghanistan against the British government amid the escalating row over the execution of Alireza Akbari.   In a string of tweets criticizing Britain’s outrage over the killing of the British-Iranian dual national who was accused of spying, Iran claimed …

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Taliban tags Prince Harry a ‘criminal’ and calls for the British Prince to face international court after he confessed to killing 25 troops in Afghanistan

Taliban tags Prince Harry a

The Taliban on Friday, Jan. 6, called for Prince Harry to face trial for war crimes after he bragged about killing 25 troops in Afghanistan.   The fundamentalist group’s interior minister, Anas Haqqani, said on Twitter that sections of Harry’s memoir, “Spare,” were akin to him confessing to “war crimes.”   “Mr. …

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Three foreign aid groups suspend work in Afghanistan after Taliban bars female employees | CNN

Taliban orders NGOs to ban female employees from coming to work | CNN

CNN  —  Three foreign aid groups said Sunday that they were moving to temporarily suspend their operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban barred female employees of non-governmental organizations from coming to work. “We cannot effectively reach children, women and men in desperate need in Afghanistan without our female staff,” aid …

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Taliban suspends university education for women in Afghanistan

Taliban suspends university education for women in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Taliban-run education ministry has suspended university education for female students until further notice.   A letter published Tuesday, Dec. 20, by the higher education ministry instructed Afghan public and private universities to suspend access to female students immediately, in accordance with a Cabinet decision.   This comes after girls …

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I’m An Afghanistan Combat Vet. Biden’s Anniversary Statement About The Kabul Suicide Bomb Attack Is BS

I'm An Afghanistan Combat Vet. Biden's Anniversary Statement About The Kabul Suicide Bomb Attack Is BS

A year ago today, 13 American service members were murdered by a suicide bomber at Kabul Airport during the final days of the disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal. No doubt the Biden administration has been struggling to handle the one-year anniversary appropriately. The President released a statement that in no way marks …

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