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  1. quote of the week

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'The Taliban and al-Qaeda have become symbiotic, each benefiting from the success and mythology of the other. Rolling back the Taliban is now necessary, even if not sufficient, ... to end the war in Afghanistan. Others fear if the US leaves the Taliban will take over. Last week Obama decided to send 30,000 more troops to Kabul to defeat the Taliban. The Taliban wants ...

  2. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Whatever you do in the absence of perfect data is a fake Archaeologist Luca Olivieri, on restoring a carving of Buddha (above) destroyed by the Taliban in Pakistan It is time to withdraw the restructuring proposal to help things return to normal again Filibustering pro-democrat lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip Mursi has no talents but he is faithful and obedient to the group's leaders, who ...

  3. Who said it?

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mainland vehicles, not mainlanders, are the locusts unleashed on Hong Kong Paul Zimmerman, Head of Designing Hong Kong [The] match was a big milestone for Afghanistan... so much so the Taliban sent a message of support Omar Zakhilwal of Afghanistan's cricket board after the national team lost its first one-day international I used a scale that will usually be used in a food ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan's secret parties push religious boundaries

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Elite have fun but are forced to tread lightly amid rising conservatism and Taliban threats Pakistan's secret parties out of step with religion Women in short ... of Islam is chipping away at this tolerance. A few hours' drive from Islamabad's party circuit, parts of remote tribal regions have fallen under the sway of hardline Taliban militants, ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan dad shoots daughter in public execution ordered by mullahs

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the Taliban. Police in the northwestern province of Badghis said Halima was accused of running off with a male cousin while her husband was in Iran, and her father sought advice from Taliban ... from behind with an AK-47 at a distance of about five metres. "We have learned that a Taliban shadow governor in the region asked the mullahs to issue the death penalty for her. The local ...

  7. News - World - MUSLIM PROTESTS

    Pakistan government distances itself from filmmaker bounty

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad Pakistan dismisses filmmaker bounty The Pakistan government distanced itself yesterday from a US$100,000 bounty offered by a cabinet minister for the death of the maker of an anti-Islam film that has sparked protests across the Muslim world. Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmed Bilour invited members of the Taliban and al-Qaeda to take part ...

  8. Signature Wound

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... leading to full or partial penis amputations. Al-Qaeda and the Taliban apparently favour mines that grievously injure rather than kill because taking out four men- one victim and three who aid ...

  9. Desperate Glory

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... is sometimes carried away with action and adjectives, writes about the Taliban's use of suicide bombers in rural areas, how war waits for poppy harvests, and that the soldiers know the war ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Malala shooting exposes a troubling double standard

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility and, more shockingly, threatened to shoot her again when she returns, while saying her family were also legitimate targets. All this because Malala wanted ...




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