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Afghan applying to resettle in UK asked to provide Taliban approval
Despite MoD assurances, applicant and former British Council worker still being asked for Taliban-stamped papers

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

30, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Former Australian soldier fears Taliban retribution in prison after being accused of war crime, court hears
Former SAS trooper, accused of killing Afghan man, has sought bail in a Sydney court after being arrested a week ago

Ben Doherty and Australian Associated Press

27, Mar, 2023 @8:10 AM

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UK begins inquiry into alleged SAS extrajudicial killings in Afghanistan
Lord Justice Haddon-Cave issues call for evidence, saying it is critical law-breakers be referred to authorities

Ben Quinn

22, Mar, 2023 @1:37 PM

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MoD apologises for asking Afghans to get Taliban’s approval to come to UK
Citizens who worked with British government or helped army told to get necessary documents stamped by the authorities

Danya Hajjaji

18, Mar, 2023 @9:47 PM

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Britain promised to move heaven and earth for all who helped us in Afghanistan. It wasn’t true | Dan Jarvis
The UK is shirking its responsibility – and by losing focus on that unstable country, is putting us at risk all over again, says MP and former soldier Dan Jarvis

Dan Jarvis

09, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Campaign calls for gender apartheid to be crime under international law
Prominent Afghans and Iranians say current laws do not capture the systematic suppression of women

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Pakistan crackdown on Afghan refugees leaves ‘four dead’ and thousands in cells
Asylum seekers in Karachi tell of terror of being sent back to the Taliban and despair at being shackled and held in Pakistani jails

Shah Meer Baloch in Pakistan

02, Mar, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Farzana survived rape, addiction and losing her children. Then the Taliban came – now she is missing
Exiled Afghan psychologist Mariam is desperately trying to trace 15 domestic abuse survivors she was helping before the Taliban seized control

Ruchi Kumar and Hikmat Noori

24, Feb, 2023 @7:45 AM

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Afghan women face further harm if donor funding is withdrawn – report
Aid agencies repelled by the Taliban’s harsh treatment should avoid moves that would leave women worse off, says thinktank

Kaamil Ahmed

23, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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At least four killed as Pakistani Taliban militants storm police HQ in Karachi
Officials say three attackers also dead as police and paramilitary forces clear building in gun battle

Staff and agencies in Karachi

18, Feb, 2023 @3:31 AM

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Iradj Bagherzade obituary
The publisher behind IB Tauris, adding a Middle Eastern perspective to western conceptions of the arts, culture and politics

Liz Thomson

17, Feb, 2023 @5:25 PM

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Taliban fighters stop chemists selling contraception
Reports that soldiers have threatened those issuing birth control medicines come as Afghan midwives and activists warn of impact on women’s health and rights

Haroon Janjua

17, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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