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PHOTOS: Women paragliders soar through Kabul's skies

PHOTOS: Women paragliders soar through Kabul's skies

‘When I went up to the sky, I thought I was a bird which had just been freed from a cage’ Afghan paraglider Leeda Ozori, 21, prepares to practice in Kabul. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters Zakia Mohammadi, a woman in Afghanistan's first national paragliding team, waited on a hilltop on the outskirts of Kabul for a wind to lift her craft into the sky, as dozens of watching teenagers clapped and cheered. She is one of a group of young Afghans taking to the skies of a capital ..., 2 weeks ago

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The man who stole India's past

'It was only relatively recently that Subhash Kapoor was able to secure the sources in India, Afghanistan and Cambodia, that allowed him to get the really highest level objects, and that helped propel him in recent years up the ranks.' 'The art market is a $50 billion market that is almost entirely unregulated. So people like Kapoor can operate without fear of being caught.' Jason Felch, who has investigated the antiquities trade for many years, discusses the Subhash Kapoor case and the ...
 Rediff.com14 hours ago

Mullah Omar's son who tried to take over as Taliban chief killed?

Mullah Yaqub, who was in his early 20s, was killed by Taliban who didn’t want him as their leader and Pakistan, says a top Afghanistan lawmaker The son of late Taliban supremo Mullah Omar has been killed in Quetta with opposing factions and Pakistan having a hand in his death, according to a top Afghan lawmaker. Mullah Yaqub, who had hoped to succeed his father as the leader of the Taliban, was killed while at a meeting in the city last Thursday, Afghanistan's Tolo TV reported quoting ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Will Mullah Akhtar Mansour's election as chief lead to Taliban split?  Rediff.com2 months ago Mullah Akhtar Taliban's new leader after Mullah Omar's demise  Rediff.com2 months ago Mullah Omar is dead, confirms White House  Rediff.com2 months ago

Images that will make you go WOW!

Here’s a glimpse of all that happened around the world last week, in 14 images    A model who poses for tips wearing body paint and underwear poses for a portrait in Times Square in New York. New York City created a task force to examine how it can rein in topless women and costumed cartoon and superhero characters who officials believe are aggressively soliciting tips after posing for tourists’ pictures in Times Square. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters   A ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'War is declared on us from Pakistani territory'

In a televised address, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani slammed Pakistan for failing to rein in the Taliban as peace talks falter and insurgents step up attacks that are a test for the beleaguered Afghan security forces. Ghani blamed Pakistan for what he described as Islamabad's support to the insurgents whose war against Kabul is now nearing its 14th year, and said he was sending a delegation to Islamabad later this week to demand a stop to this. reproduces the translation of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Chief of deadly Afghan terror group Haqqani network dead

Jalaluddin Haqqani, head of the dreaded Haqqani network behind some of the deadliest attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan, has been dead for over a year, militant sources said on Friday, two days after news of Taliban chief Mullah Omar’s death in Pakistan surfaced. Jalaluddin -- father of Sirajuddin Haqqani who was recently made deputy of Taliban’s new chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor -- died a year ago due to prolonged illness and was buried in Afghan province of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

For Immediate Use On the 9/11 anniversary, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai challenges the consensus view on al-Qaeda, Afghanistan and the so-called war on terror Says al-Qaeda is a myth

On the 9/11 anniversary, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai challenges the consensus view on al-Qaeda, Afghanistan and the so-called lsquo;war on terror rsquo; bull; Says al-Qaeda is a ldquo;myth rdquo;: ldquo;I don rsquo;t know if Al-Qaeda ...
 NigerianHerald.com4 weeks ago

European doctors often reject assisted-suicide requests

Suicide Bomber Attacks Kabul's Airport Checkpoint ChannelsTV (Today) - The Afghanistan Police says a suicide bomber has attacked a checkpoint near the entrance to it's international airport. According to security officials at the scene, the attack ...
 NigerianHerald.com1 month ago

Don't interfere in efforts to destroy ISIS: US warns Russia

Amid Russia's escalating military activities in Syria, the White House has warned it not to interfere in the United States-led international efforts to destroy the Islamic State in the strife-torn region. "The phas made quite clear that Russia should not be interfering with the 65-member international coalition that is seeking to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIS. We've made that quite clear," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told mediapersons on Tuesday. There has been at least one ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

REWIND: The best PHOTOS from the week gone by

Fourteen photos from events that defined the world in the week gone by. Tattoo enthusiast Lauren Brock poses to display her body art work during the International London Tattoo Convention in east London, Britain. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters The Moon, appearing next to a statue on the Alexander III bridge, in a dim red colour, is covered by the Earth’s shadow during a total lunar eclipse over Paris, France. Sky-watchers around the world were treated when the shadow of Earth cast a ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago A journey through the works of legendary photojournalists  Rediff.com1 month ago
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