Posts Tagged ‘Afghan’

Afghanistan, Taliban Begin First-Ever Direct Peace Talks, Seeking End To Decades Of War

by Seun Adeuyion September 13, 2020
Yesterday, the Afghanistan government and the Taliban began their first direct talks to end nearly two decades of fighting. The negotiation was brokered by the United States (US), as part of its plan to withdraw from its longest war. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended the opening ceremony in Doha, Qatar’s capital, together with officials from the warring […]

Husband cuts off wife’s ear

by Breaking Timeson February 2, 2017
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. The woman – Zarina – is now in a sta­ble but traumatised condition in hospital. “I haven’t committed any sin,” she said. “I […]