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How an Afghan dressmaker became a policy-maker

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When Kamila Sidiqi was a teenager during Taliban rule in Afghanistan, she was not permitted to work, attend school or leave her house without a male chaperone. Today, she holds the powerful position of deputy chief of staff to Afghan President Ashraf Ghan Continue reading

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Yemen’s president flees country

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The collapse of Yemen’s government has raised concerns about the possible effects of a power vacuum in the country and ripples throughout the world. Continue reading

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Newly elected Afghan president visits U.S. to rebuild relations

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s first official visit to the U.S. underscored a changing relationship between the two countries and an increased focus on security. Continue reading

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is main character of new play

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A new play dives into the life of Antonin Scalia, the leader of the Supreme Court’s conservative wing and its longest-serving member. Continue reading

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry holds a negotiation meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif over Iran's nuclear programme in Lausanne

Are the U.S. and Iran close to a nuclear deal?

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Conflicting reports arose this week on the terms of a nuclear arms deal between the U.S. and Iran as the countries continue negotiations. Continue reading

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