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Shamsia Hassani: Iranian born/Kabul, Afghanistan-based. Graffiti Artist

Shamsia Hassani was born in Iran to Afghan parents. Ms Hassni “returned to Afghanistan to pursue her education in fine art at Kabul University. (www. 180 more words

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A Reminder...

I am lucky. My friends are lucky. My family is lucky. Most of the people I know are lucky. The people in the developing world are not lucky. 306 more words


Move over Beijing, New Delhi has the world's worst air pollution

New Delhi has been dubbed the worst city for air pollution on Earth.

According to air quality levels measured in 2014 by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1,600 different cities around the globe, the Indian capital city of New Delhi was found to be the worst. 289 more words

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Taliban Kill 18 In Fighting In Northeast Afghanistan

At least 18 Afghan troops were killed in fighting with Taliban militants, after the attackers – supported by foreign fighters – overran and seized a number of Afghan military checkpoints in the country’s northeast. 302 more words


From Kandahar to Canada: Vancouver tribute pole shines a light on the journey of veterans

At Foster Eastman’s studio in Coal Harbour, a group of veterans are huddled around the early stages of a tribute pole.

Covering the surface are satellite images of Kandahar and Kabul, along with the names of military ranks, which the men are in the process of carving into the wood. 1,267 more words

Farkhunda: the woman who stood for the truth

Farkhunda, a young woman, one of the victims of yet another unjust killing, was beaten by a mob on March 19, 2015 in the streets of Kabul. 415 more words

Afghanistan's Female Prisons: Jailed For "Moral Crimes"

Hundreds of Afghan women are imprisoned for “moral crimes,” which include running away from forced marriages, domestic slavery or abuse, rape, involuntary pregnancy, having sex out of wedlock and prostitution. 348 more words