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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Thousands sign Nobel petition for Pakistan’s Malala

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 09:32pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... campaigners said on Friday. The 15-year-old is recovering in hospital in Britain after Taliban gunmen in her native northwest Pakistan shot her on her school bus last month for daring to campaign ... The Pakistani Taliban claimed to have targeted Malala because of her “pioneering role” in calling for girls’ education, and because of her general criticism of the Taliban. ...

  2. Villagers digging in against the Taleban

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

    ... In the final part of his series on the Taleban's resurgence, Maseeh Rahman finds villagers, helped by NGOs, are repairing homes and fields despite the militia's attacks With spade and gun, Afghans are rebuilding, now they need faith in governmen ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hope, a dream and chaos

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... Afghanistan faces the difficult task of getting children back into classrooms amid the fight against the Taleban, writes Brendan O'Malley FIVE YEARS AGO, the defeat of the Taleban and the end of their pernicious ban on girls and women teachers going ...

  5. 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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