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Afghan girl made famous by National Geographic photo arrested on corruption charges

If convicted, Sharbat Gula, photographed as a 12-year-old refugee in 1984, faces a possible 14-year jail sentence


The answer that took days: Monsef used her Afghanistan passport for 2014 Iran visit

Maryam Monsef, the Trudeau government’s minister for democratic institutions, visited Iran in 2014.

We know this because the minister herself talked about that visit in… 967 more words


ISIS kidnaps, kills 30 in Afghanistan

KABUL– ISIS militants have kidnapped and killed 30 people in Afghanistan’s Ghor province, according to a provincial spokesman.

The group was abducted as they entered the mountains of Ghor to collect wood for winter, Abdul Hai Khatibi, the spokesman for the governor of the province, told CNN. 250 more words


Militants Abduct, Kill 30 In Afghanistan

At least 30 civilians have been kidnapped and killed, by suspected Islamic State militants, in Afghanistan. 119 more words


Afghan Official Says Taliban Insurgents Abducted and Killed 20 People

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Taliban insurgents have killed at least 20 Afghan civilians after abducting them in the remote central province of Ghor the previous day, officials said Wednesday. 570 more words

First Steps: Hannah

I first started to volunteer when I was a teenager; I was being given smaller roles and easier tasks back then . At first, I admit that I volunteered mainly because my parents were involved wherever I’d be too. 661 more words