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The Pashtun Express

A War As Harsh As The Country’s Dry Mountains

The eastern province of Afghanistan is Kunar. Its border runs close to Pakistan towns. Before signing the 1893 agreement with the British rulers, the region was part of Afghanistan. The Durand line divided Pashtun into two parts, on either…

Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad wins Nobel Peace Prize

A Yazidi woman just became the first Iraqi ever to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Nadia Murad, 25, an activist from the persecuted Yazidi religious minority in Iraq and a former captive of ISIS, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. She…

Love of life and her not wanting to leave it

South Africa: WELL-known Kimberley resident and former school teacher, Pat Crossley, died recently in the city at the age of 93. Crossley, nee Welsh, was born in the Eastern Cape and spent her childhood and youth there and in the Transkei,…