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  1. Taliban

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair Taliban by James Fergusson Bantam Press HK$221 Taliban, according to the author, is the plural of talib, which translates as 'one who seeks knowledge'. Which seems rather ironic given that the fighters have been known to burn books, ...

  2. Who said it?

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I didn't sleep in the past couple of days North Point driver Jagpal Singh, who won HK$44 million in Friday's Mark Six draw We should be vigilant what action the US may take against China on the issue of terrorism Major General Zhu Chenghu, a professor at China's National Defence University This is pure propaganda. This is not possible at all An Afghan Taliban ...

  3. Teaching in the shadow of death

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... will testify. A fourth letter, signed by the Office of Islamic Emirates, was addressed to both Fatema and a director of a district with 48 schools. It said: 'Close schools for the girls and stop what you are doing. It is your Islamic duty not to continue with these schools.' Four days after Fatema received the letter, the district director was killed. Before him, four officials ...

  4. Texan socialite who took on the Soviet empire

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Adam Piore

    ... An heiress who campaigned for the mujahedeen receives the Hollywood treatment, writes Adam Piore Joanne Herring doesn't look like a spy. The diminutive Texan socialite with the curly blonde locks and gold lame jacket is shooing her two fluffy black p ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Leader of Taliban Mullah Mohammed Omar urges militants to spare civilians

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Kabul Leader of Taliban urges militants to spare civilians Reclusive Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar has urged insurgent fighters, who he said had successfully infiltrated Afghan security forces, to avoid killing civilians after a sw ...

  6. Time for Afghans to take charge

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The US and its allies were right to go to war in Afghanistan in 2001 to deal with the al-Qaeda terrorists behind the 9/11 attacks and the Taliban government that was harbouring them. With the death of mastermind Osama bin Laden and the killing or capture ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Terrorism won't stop education of Pakistani girls

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by SHAHID JAVED BURKI

    ... to adopt a seventh-century version of Islam. Education, particularly of women, stands in the way of achieving this goal. But the attack on Malala will, most likely, have an effect that is opposite ... a fatwa, signed by 50 clerics, saying that the justifications cited by the girl's attackers were "deviant" and had no basis in Islamic law. The Taliban seem to have been taken aback ...

  8. Villagers digging in against the Taleban

    Posted Apr 26th 2007, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... doctors, engineers, teachers, journalists, government officials, even barbers and clerics opposed to its brand of Islam. In a report on the human cost of the insurgency, Human Rights Watch ranked ...

  9. Taleban feeding on poverty and prejudice

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... In the first of a three-part series, Maseeh Rahman looks at the Taleban's deadly new tactics and investigates the reasons for the group's resurgence in Afghanistan Islamist militia has harnessed hatred and desperation in renewed Afghan jihad Hig ...

  10. 9.11 voices

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ANISA SULAIMANKHEL is a 35-year-old physics teacher at a girls' school in Kabul. Fluent in Russian and with an MA in economics, she was director-general in the labour ministry when the Taleban seized power in 1996 and sacked all women. Under the Tale ...




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