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  1. Legacy of hardship

    Posted May 09th 2006, 12:00am by Rachel Morarjee

    ... Children are being denied a mother's love in the world's worst place for maternal mortality, writes Rachel Morarjee By the time chubby blond toddler Rahimullah can talk, he probably won't remember his dead mother. Last month, she became one ...

  2. Pakistan under pressure to crack down on Taleban

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... the perception is that foreign forces came not to occupy the land but to liberate it. Many Afghans are happy [with the Taliban's ousting].' He hinted that too much should not be read ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Opium Central

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Rachel Morarjee

    ... A drugs haven in the northeast is blossoming, aided by local police coerced on to smugglers' payrolls in order to feed their families, writes Rachel Morarjee Six months ago, Ghulam Myuddin threw in the towel. He could no longer see the point of tryin ...

  5. DP World reflects US national insecurity

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... the Afghanistan's Taliban regime prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and; (2) two of the hijackers on that terrible day were from the UAE. Unless you've been hiding under a rock ... Afghan Taliban for their fight against an invading Russian army seems to have escaped mention. The Taliban, of course, were referred to as 'freedom fighters' back in those days. ...

  6. Tehran bets on western backdown over nukes

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a Shi'ite-dominated government strongly supportive of Tehran. US military action also toppled the hostile Taliban regime in Afghanistan, while Hezbollah, which Iran backs, held up Israel's advance ...



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