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Young Taliban dancing to a different tune

As the setting sun turns the Arghandab river violet, seven young Taliban turn in a circle on the bank, singing and dancing in traditional Afghan style. The scene would have been unimaginable 20 years ago, when the hardline group were first in power and banned music outright. And just months …

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Iranian exiles demand prosecution of president-elect

BERLIN: Supporters of Iran’s exiled opposition rallied in Berlin and elsewhere on Saturday to demand the prosecution of the Islamic Republic’s newly-elected president, Ebrahim Raisi, whom they accuse of crimes in opposition to humanity. Flag-waving demonstrators rallied at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate and different places as a part of a Free …

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