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· July, 2012

Stories about Afghanistan from July, 2012

Afghanistan as Seen by a Photographer

Kazakh photographer Oskar Shalmanov shares photos from his recent trip to Afghanistan. The photos come with insightful comments [in Russian] about the war-torn country and its past. The images can...

Afghanistan: Women Continue Suffering Violence and Abuse

On The Peace Cycle, Omid Bidar writes about a 16-year-old Afghan girl who was raped and murdered by a local strongman in the country's Bamyan Province. “We have forgotten many...

Afghanistan: Adultery Execution Video Sparks Outrage

A 22-year-old Afghan woman was recently executed publicly for alleged adultery in a small village not far from the capital Kabul. Her killing has sparked outrage both in the country...

Afghanistan: American-Handpicked President a “Terrible Idea”

In a recent op-ed piece in the Washington Post, American scholar Michael O’Hanlon (who also advises the CIA) argued that the US should pick the next president of Afghanistan. Ahmad Shuja, an...

Afghanistan: High School Student Discovers Math Formula

A high-school student in Afghanistan has discovered a mathematical formula for solving quadratic equations. Twitter users have welcomed the news as an indication of improvements in the country's education sector.

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