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Posted on: May 13, 2009, Source: Independent UK

The incident is the third attack on a girls' school in three weeks, raising fears about increasingly vicious methods to terrorize girls.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2009, Source: Independent UK

"This cold-blooded assassination puts in question the direction that Afghanistan is heading," warns the director of the UN Development Fund for Women.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2009, Source: Independent UK

Some NATO countries have threatened to withdraw troops and withhold aid from Afghanistan unless the law is repealed.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2009, Source: Independent UK

Karzai rushed the new Shia Family Law through parliament in a shameless bid to win votes in advance of national elections.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2009, Source: Independent UK

In addition to more soldiers, Obama is ordering a "civilian surge" and increasing the number of U.S. officials by 50 percent.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2008, Source: The Independent UK

The campaign to save Sayed Pervez Kambaksh has now attracted more than 63,000 signatures -- and the pressure is working.