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State teachers’ pension system set to award millions in staff bonuses amid losing year: Capitol Letter

Cleveland 17 Aug 2022
It’s the one-year mark of the Taliban overtaking Kabul and American troops and diplomats fleeing Afghanistan -- with about 67,000 Afghans ... Of those who settled in Ohio, about 75% of the Afghans have resettled in Columbus or Cleveland, Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

‘Give Afghans same help as Ukrainians’

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Aug 2022
Hundreds of Afghan refugees are ... Zazai told Good Morning Scotland on BBC Radio that the schemes for Afghans are “very restrictive” and applications are held up.

Yearning for Afghanistan, in one meal

Al Jazeera 16 Aug 2022
We are two Afghan-born women who have lived for decades – since we were toddlers – as diaspora on opposite sides of the world ... In 2016, she began travelling throughout the country, directing a children’s TV and radio series called Voice of Afghan Youth, a programme highlighting customs in the country through the eyes of marginalised children.

Afghan 2021 Media Evacuation Earns Praise, Complaints

Voa News 14 Aug 2022
Now, the Taliban recognize this Afghan journalist who survived their deadly attack ... Dozens of TV and radio channels and print media have gone out of business, and more than 2,000 of the estimated 4,000 Afghan journalists (pre-2021) have left the country, according to a report by the Afghanistan National Journalists Union in February.

The week in audio: Larkin Revisited; In Suburbia; Inheritors of Partition; Out of Afghanistan

The Guardian 13 Aug 2022
Elsewhere, the legacy of Partition and the thoughts of Afghan refugees in Britain Last week, Radio 4 marked the centenary of his birth by grappling with the contested legacy of Philip Larkin, one of England’s greatest and most problematic poets.

NEW REPORT: Afghanistan press freedom is in crisis as local journalists fight for survival

CPJ 11 Aug 2022
One year after the Taliban takeover, Afghan news organizations challenge restrictions and assaults ... The last year has seen a steep drop in the number of Afghan newspapers, radio stations and other news sources, as well as a collapse in the number of women journalists.

Inside an Afghan news network’s struggle to survive

CPJ 11 Aug 2022
Afghan American business executive and philanthropist Ehsanollah “Ehsan” Bayat had built the BMC, a five-story building roughly six kilometers (3.7 miles) from the Afghan presidential palace, in 2014 ... Thousands of Afghan reporters, including hundreds of women, worked for burgeoning numbers of newspapers, radio stations, and television outlets.

Girls' Schools Closed for 'Religious Issues': Mujahid

Tolo News 10 Aug 2022
Efforts are underway by the Islamic Emirate leadership to reopen girls’ schools, he said ... Mujahid made the remarks to RTA TV/ Radio in response to the remarks of the former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who has repeatedly voiced for the girls' schools to be reopened ... This is a religious issue and it needs Islamic cleric’s agreement,” he said ... .

Taliban's intelligence forces detain Afghan radio host

Beijing News 26 Jul 2022
The Taliban's intelligence forces on Tuesday detained radio host and senior reporter Alauddin Erkin, a media report said ... "Local sources told the Afghan Journalists Center that Irkin was investigated because of his procramme 'How to work in the media' and he was released after about 1.5 hours," the tweet added.

Taliban Intelligence Arrests a Salam Watandar Radio Correspondent in Northern Afghanistan

Khaama Press 25 Jul 2022
According to local sources in the northern Afghan province of Faryab, the Taliban’s intelligence detained Alauddin Erkin, a radio host and senior reporter for Salam Watandar ... Selagi Ehsaas, a female host of Dost Radio in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, was beaten ...

Data points

Dawn 25 Jul 2022
Stop self-sabotaging yourself ... 1) Crowing at the crack of dawn ... 2) Focusing on “the way it was” at a former job ... 3) Being overly agreeable ... Around 40pc of the country’s radio and television outlets and almost all newspapers have shut down, according to Nai, an Afghan nonprofit organization that trains journalists and supports media freedom ... .

In Malaysia, refugee Afghan actors find voice, solace on stage

Arab News 21 Jul 2022
Shortly afterwards, the 20-year-old Afghan refugee was back in the same scene as the rehearsal continued ... Sepas used to work for the BBC World Service Trust’s Afghan Education Project as a writer and director of the radio program “New Home, New Life.”.

Loya Jirga appeals for recognition of Taliban

China Daily 04 Jul 2022
At the gathering on Friday, the leader of the caretaker administration said that Afghans had expelled the ... Cleric Mujib-ul Rahman Ansari said the resolution urged the international community to give official recognition to the Taliban, Afghan broadcaster Radio Azadi reported.

Afghan Clerics' Assembly Urges Recognition of Taliban Govt

Voa News 02 Jul 2022
A three-day assembly of Islamic clerics and tribal elders in the Afghan capital concluded Saturday with pledges of support for the Taliban and calls on the international community to recognize the country's Taliban-led government ... It was believed to be his first visit to the Afghan capital since the Taliban seized power.

Afghan Clerics’ Assembly Urges Recognition of Taliban Govt

The Wire Network 02 Jul 2022
A three-day assembly of Islamic clerics and tribal elders in the Afghan capital concluded Saturday with pledges of support for the Taliban and calls on the international community to recognize the country’s Taliban-led government ... It was believed to be his first visit to the Afghan capital since the Taliban seized power.

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