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$103K for portrait of girl who was shot by Taliban

NEW YORK (AP) - A British artist's portrait of a young Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education brought in more than $100,000 at auction Wednesday.Christie's said the painting of...
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What will happen to Afghan women when the Taliban returns?

...happen to Afghan women? Will a resurgent Taliban return them to wearing burqas, withdraw...with the Afghan government and fears the Taliban could again leave women at a disadvantage...doesn't trust any agreement involving the Taliban: "I don't believe they would consider...

...prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan...S. special operations forces by the Taliban Saturday evening, local time, in an...officials said. In a statement, the Taliban said Bergdahl was handed over on the outskirts...

...following five years of captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan, he wasn't joined...Afghanistan in June 2009 and released by the Taliban on May 31 in a deal struck by the Obama administration in which five senior Taliban officials were released from detention...
Cal Thomas: Israel is not America

...of President Obama's release of five Taliban terrorists from the U.S. prison at...made. The exchange has now given the Taliban a victory that the U.S. can ill afford...resulted in America's continued bondage to Taliban extremism.Clearly the president used...
A deterrent for terrorism

...asking themselves. Do you remember the 132 schoolchildren murdered in December of 2014 at a Pakistan school by members of the Taliban terrorist group? We hear about Muslim's beheading Americans in other nations and even in America. Are we getting desensitized...
Cal Thomas: Why release a report on the CIA in wartime?

...blessings of freedom without ever having to pay its price. And America will again be diminished in the eyes of some while the Taliban, al-Qaida and ISIS - unrestrained by any laws or rules of engagement - continue to sever heads and kill those, including...

...Afghanistan - Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain Saturday, underscoring...president Afghans have known since the Taliban were ousted in the wake of the Sept...likely to be an intensified campaign by the Taliban to regain power.A security agreement...
Taliban opposition forces positioning to gain complete control in northern Afghanistan

...among Afghanistan's tunnels and caves. Taliban fighters surrendering Saturday in their...Pakistani territory Saturday during a raid on Taliban positions along the mountainous frontier...targets'' throughout Afghanistan as Taliban or al-Qaida forces revealed themselves...
No death penalty for U.S. Taliban

...20-year-old Californian who fought with the Taliban in Afghanistan, was charged Tuesday with...Afghanistan and a decision last year to join the Taliban. Friends have described Lindh as an intelligent...engaging in prohibited transactions with the Taliban, Ashcroft said. The Bush administration...


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