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Daily Archives: September 25, 2021

Taliban Put Bodies on Public Display to ‘Alert All Criminals’

The Taliban hanged a body from a crane parked in a city square in Afghanistan on Saturday in a gruesome display that signaled the hardline movement’s return to some of its brutal tactics of the past.Taliban officials initially brought four bodies to th…

Refugees in Turkey Fearful as Sentiment Turns Against Them

Fatima Alzahra Shon thinks neighbors attacked her and her son in their Istanbul apartment building because she is Syrian.The 32-year-old refugee from Aleppo was confronted on Sept. 1 by a Turkish woman who asked her what she was doing in “our” country….

World Recognition of Taliban ‘Not on Table,’ Russia Says at UN

International recognition of the Taliban “at the present juncture is not on the table,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Saturday at the United Nations.Among the Taliban’s promises are ensuring an inclusive government; respecting human right…

Italians Come Out to Demand Support for Afghan Women

Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Italy on Saturday to support Afghan women and demand continued international pressure on the country’s Taliban leaders to let women participate in the educational and political life of the country.Among…