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A year of Taliban takeover: The missing women in Afghan workforce

Democratic Underground 13 Aug 2022
While the new regime has not directly fired female government employees such as Samar, it has restricted women from entering the workplaces, paying them a significantly reduced salary to stay at home, many working Afghan women told Al Jazeera ... send us away,” Samar told Al Jazeera.
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What will ‘referendums’ in occupied Ukraine regions look like?

Al Jazeera 11 Aug 2022
“I have a feeling that the level of coordination and planning of all of these steps has degraded even in comparison with February” before the invasion began, Pavel Luzin, a Russia-based analyst with the Jamestown Foundation, a think-tank in Washington, DC, told Al Jazeera.
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In Taiwan’s Kinmen, people hope for calm amid China tensions

Al Jazeera 11 Aug 2022
The skyline of the Chinese city of Xiamen is visible through the haze from Kinmen and its surrounding islets [Frederik Kelter/Al Jazeera] ... “I see what I make here as a symbol of peace at a time where we are heading dangerously close to war.” Wu crafts a kitchen knife out of an old Chinese shell [Frederik Kelter/Al Jazeera].
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‘Eat the Oil Money; We Take the Crude’

This Day 11 Aug 2022
In August 2012 (exactly a decade ago), Al Jazeera television did a report on this same issue ... We are here to protect the oil and gas sector of Nigerian economy,” Lieutenant Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, a spokesman for the task force charged with stopping oil theft at the time, reportedly told Al Jazeera.
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Calls to end criminal libel in Philippines after critic arrested

Al Jazeera 11 Aug 2022
His lawyer, Luke Espiritu, told Al Jazeera he intends “to have this case thrown out in the shortest possible time ... A court in 2020 found prominent journalist Maria Ressa guilty of cyber libel after a businessman filed a complaint against her in 2017, five years after the article had been published at a time when the law did not exist ... .
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Shrouded in secrecy for years, Russia’s Wagner Group opens up

Al Jazeera 10 Aug 2022
Mercenaries have no official status, so they don’t have the same rights or guarantees as an official representative of the armed forces, and payment is only after completing a mission,” Marat Gabidullin told Al Jazeera ... Russian military expert Pavel Luzin told Al Jazeera.
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A Sadhu, holy man, smokes marijuana at Rameshwar temple in Jammu,India, 12 July 2017
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Indonesian mothers fight for medical marijuana for their children

Al Jazeera 10 Aug 2022
“No one ever actually said the words ‘cerebral palsy’,” Warastuti, who worked as a fashion designer, told Al Jazeera ...Thailand legalised cannabis consumption in June this year and in Malaysia cannabis use for medical purposes has been legally regulated since last year,” she told Al Jazeera.
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US Special Envoy Stern to visit India, Nepal to advance human rights of LGBTQI persons

Beijing News 10 Aug 2022
Washington , August 10 (ANI) ... Stern will be visiting Nepal from August 10 to 14 and will travel to India from August 23-27 ... Stern is frequently quoted by the media, including by The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Washington Post, BBC News, and The Guardian ... (ANI) ....
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China’s gamers hit pause button amid few titles, tough economy

Al Jazeera 09 Aug 2022
“Most of my friends like playing competitive first-person shooter games,” Zhang, a university student in Beijing, told Al Jazeera ... “I spend less on games now than I used to, even though I earn more now than in previous years,” Jon, who asked to be referred to by his English first name, told Al Jazeera.
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NATO Summit Escalates Rhetoric Between China And NATO

OWP 09 Aug 2022
According to Al Jazeera ... In response to the NATO declaration, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian was quoted by Al Jazeera as saying that the document “disregards facts, confuses black and white smears China’s foreign policy”, adding that China was “firmly” opposed to NATO’s statements.
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The Israel-Gaza Truce Is Holding. But Another Deadly Showdown Looms

Time Magazine 09 Aug 2022
At least 53 Palestinians have been killed since March, including Palestinian American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh ... [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] ... Niece of Slain Al Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Justice for Her Family.
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Turkey resumes gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean

Al Jazeera 09 Aug 2022
Turkey has a long-term plan of being an energy hub in the region and playing an important role in EU energy security,” Umud Shokri, a Turkish senior foreign policy adviser, told Al Jazeera ...Cyprus will not stop the monetisation of reserves in the EEZ,” the analyst told Al Jazeera.
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Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Blaming Russia for U.S. War Crimes

GlobalResearch 09 Aug 2022
Saturday was the first time Guterres attended the Hiroshima memorial in person as UN chief. (Al Jazeera emphasis added) ... “I must raise my voice to appeal to the people around the world that the tragedy of nuclear weapons use should never be repeated,” (Al Jazeera *emphasis added).
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Int'l media has once again shown its true colors toward Israel - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 08 Aug 2022
Yet this effort to provide accurate information also exposed to the world that some media sources, such as Al Jazeera, aren’t concerned at all with the facts, only with the narrative of Israel being the aggressor and Palestinians being the victim ... At the time of this article, Al Jazeera has not issued a correction or apology.
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In Kenya, the youth lead the push for peace on eve of elections

Al Jazeera 08 Aug 2022
Kibera is like a small version of Kenya, because we have almost all the tribes living here,” Francis Omondi, a visual artist for a Kenyan nonprofit called Art360 Kibera, which organised Saturday’s event, told Al Jazeera ... “We paint the kids’ faces with messages of peace and the flag of Kenya,” Omondi told Al Jazeera.

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