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  1. Rumi, India's parrots, German-Afghanistan puppets talk freedomRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Nerve News

    Kolkata, Feb 10 - A trio of German and Afghan students have created a contemporary puppet show featuring 13th century Persian poet Rumi's story about a caged parrot's message to the free birds in India to talk about peace across the globe. The Rumi-Balkhi Company founded by Berlin's Ernst Busch Academy students Nasir Formuli, Karoline Hoffmann and Sarah Zastrau in 2016, aims at intercultural exchanges between Afghanistan and Germany, countries that have rich puppet theatre traditions.

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  2. 14:09 Afghan Red Cross halts aid after 'despicable' attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | AkiPress

    The Red Cross is halting its work in Afghanistan following a recent attack on its workers which the aid agency said was despicable, BBC reported. Six workers were killed in an ambush of their convoy on Wednesday by suspected militants.

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  3. Afghan Red Cross pauses aid after 'despicable' attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | BBC News

    The Red Cross is pausing its work in Afghanistan following a recent attack on its workers, which the aid agency called "despicable". The International Committee of the Red Cross said they needed to temporarily suspend aid activity to understand what happened.

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  4. Six Afghan Red Cross workers killed by suspected IS gunmenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Newkerala.com

    London [U.K.], Feb. 9: Six Afghan Red Cross aid workers have been killed in an ambush in the country's north by a suspected Islamic state gunmen, while travelling to a remote area to deliver humanitarian aid. Three vehicles carrying eight International Committee of the Red Cross employees were travelling through Dasht-e Leili, a desert in Jowzjan province, when they came under fire, according to the provincial governor, Lotfullah Azizi.

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  5. Red Cross Says Six Workers Killed In Afghan AttackRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | UAport

    Follow @ZeeNews Balkh Province: Suspected Islamic State gunmen killed six Afghan employees of the Red Cross delivering relief supplies in snowbound northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said, underscoring the dangers faced by aid workers in the war-battered country.

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  6. Guard loses cool, kills Afghan diplomat in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Karachi: An Afghan diplomat was yesterday shot dead by a security guard following an altercation between the two inside the Afghan consulate in this Pakistani port city. Private security guard Hayatullah Khan opened fire on the third secretary, Zaki Adu, in the lobby of the consulate in the high-security Clifton area after a personal disagreement between the two, according to Deputy Inspector General South Azad Khan.

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  7. Pakistan: Afghan diplomat shot dead by security guard after argument at Karachi ConsulateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | DNA India

    Paramilitary soldiers gather outside the Afghan consulate, after an Afghan diplomat was shot dead on Monday in the consulate in Karachi, Pakistan An Afghan diplomat was on Monday shot dead by a security guard following an altercation between the two inside the Afghan Consulate in this Pakistani port city. Private security guard Hayatullah Khan opened fire on the third secretary, Zaki Adu, in the lobby of the Consulate in the high-security Clifton area after a personal disagreement between the two, according to the Deputy Inspector General South Azad Khan.

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  8. Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears seeks treatment abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Yahoo!

    Zarina, 23, and whose husband cut off both her ears in an attack, sits on a bed as she receives treatment at a hospital Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan on February 2, 2017 An Afghan woman whose husband cut off her ears said Thursday she was seeking donations for treatment abroad, as activists condemned the latest gruesome incident to highlight the abuse of women in the conservative country. Zarina, 23, was still hospitalised in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif Thursday, her mutilated ears bandaged and her face swollen.

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  9. Afghan man cuts off his wife's earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Star Online

    SHARIF, AFGHANISTAN: A man in northern Afghanistan has cut off his young wife's ears, the head of a hospital caring for her said Wednesday, confirming the brutal act of domestic violence. The 23-year-old victim, Zarina, was attacked on Tuesday evening in Balkh province, according to Noor Mohammad Faiz, the director of a hospital in Mazar-e-Sharif.

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  10. Child bride has ears hacked off in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The New Zealand Herald

    A former child bride has had her ears hacked off by her husband after he accused her of speaking to other men. Zarina from Afghanistan got married at the age of 13 and her husband is on the run having attacked her, according to the Daily Mail .

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  11. Afghan woman's ears cut off by husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Ghanamma.com

    A 23-year-old Afghan woman has described to the BBC how her husband tied her up and cut off both her ears in a domestic violence attack in the northern province of Balkh. She told the BBC that she got married at the age of 13 and that "relations with her husband were not good".

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  12. Former child bride has her EARS hacked off by her husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Daily Mail

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  13. Noor's relations with Ghani have been strained in the past, and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Times of Oman

    Atta Mohammad Noor, governor of the Balkh province, speaks during an interview in Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 25, 2017. Photo - Reuters Atta Mohammad Noor, governor of the Balkh province, speaks during an interview in Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 25, 2017.

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  14. Powerful Afghan governor pushes for role on national stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Reuters

    Atta Mohammad Noor, one of Afghanistan's most powerful regional leaders, is in talks with President Ashraf Ghani to join the central government, a move that could shake up the country's politics ahead of elections scheduled for 2019. Negotiations have been going on for weeks, and while the outcome is uncertain and it is unclear what role Noor would take if any, his ambitions have implications for the balance of power between Ghani and government co-leader, Abdullah Abdullah.

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  15. Canada stands by aid to Afghanistan as World Bank investigates fraud allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Ottawa Citizen

    The Canadian government is standing by its commitment to increase the number of Afghan children and girls in school as the World Bank investigates whether aid funds earmarked for the country's largest national education program were misappropriated. "We have to wait for the results of the investigation to better understand the scope of the problem," said International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau in a phone interview Wednesday.

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  16. Canada 'concerned' about aid funds after report points to alleged...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Canada.com

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau renewed $150 million per year in funding for aid projects in Afghanistan after meeting with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in July 2016. The Canadian government is investigating whether aid funds intended to help Afghan children return to school in a post-Taliban era were embezzled, following recent allegations of corruption inside the country's education department.

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  17. 2 killed in bomb attack on sport fans in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    SHARIF, Afghanistan, Jan. 20 -- Two persons were killed and five others wounded Friday evening after a bomb struck the ground of Buzkashi, a national game, in the Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh, provincial police spokesman said. "The initial information found two persons were killed and five others wounded after an Improvised Explosive Device was detonated at a Buzkashi ground in Khulm District.

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  18. .com | Blast near Afghan game kills threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | News24

    Mazar-i-Sharif - A blast hit spectators after a game of buzkashi, or polo with a carcass, in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least three people in the latest spasm of violence in the war-torn country. The explosion triggered by an improvised explosive device in Khulm district in Balk province apparently targeted an anti-Taliban militiaman attending the buzkashi match.

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  19. Car bomb in Afghanistan kills 2, including police commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Ynetnews

    An Afghan government official says two people, including a police commander, have been killed in an explosion in the country's north after a sticky bomb was attached to the commander's car. Local spokesman Munir Ahmed Farhad says the bomb went off on Friday in Balkh province as the car entered a stadium where the popular ancient sport of Buzkashi is played.

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  20. Blast At Afghan Buzkashi Match Kills Anti-Taliban Militia Leader, Two OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    An explosion in northern Afghanistan has killed at least three people outside a game of buzkashi - a popular, traditional equestrian sport in Afghanistan and Central Asia that is similar to polo but uses a goat or calf carcass instead of a ball. The explosion was to the east of Mazar-e Shariff, in the Khulm District of Balkh Province, as spectators were leaving the buzkashi match.

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