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Former hostage says his American wife was rushed to hospital

(AP) — Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there. 347 more words

News

The Recently Released Taliban Hostage Caitlan Boyle Has Been Rushed to Hospital

(SMITHS FALLS, Ontario) — Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there. 319 more words

Afghanistan Ranks Among the Worst Places for Girls to Get an Education

Around 130 million girls don’t go to school every day. ONE, a global organization that fights extreme poverty, is trying to fix that by finding out where the problem is the worst. 428 more words

The Cable

All drone strikes in last 2 days were 300 meters away from Pak border

PESHAWAR / PARACHINAR: Two suspected US drone strikes on Tuesday killed 11 people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, following a strike a day earlier that killed 20, government and militant sources said. 292 more words

SouthAsia

Afghanistan Strategy Is the Only Hope for Education Reform

The federal government is currently enmeshed in two gigantic, expensive reform projects, one domestic and one foreign. Both are failures even though the tactics couldn’t be more different. 758 more words

Culture Wars

Afghan officials: Taliban wave of attacks kills at least 74

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country’s south, east and west, and killing at least 74 people, officials said. 417 more words

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