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Most high school girls are still banned from attending school in Afghanistan.The Taliban have yet to deliver a framework for girls to attend secondary schools.Girls can attend primary schools and women can attend private universities.Afghan teenager Amena saw dozens of classmates killed when her girls’ school was targeted by an Islamic State bomb attack in…

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Toufah Jallow’s name resonates deeply in Gambia as one of the few women who has taken a public stand against sexual assault in the small West African state.She gained fame at the age of 18 when she won a university scholarship in a national talent competition for young women. But in…

LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — The father of a man held for the fatal stabbing of a British lawmaker during a meeting with local voters has told British media that he was shocked and “traumatized” by his son’s arrest, as police continued questioning the suspect under terrorism laws. Harbi Ali Kullane, a former adviser to Somalia’s…

JERUSALEM (AP) — The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing to grant his estranged wife a religious divorce in a Zoom call — a precondition for smooth entry to the Holy Land.Zebulon Simentov, who fled Afghanistan last month after the Taliban takeover, landed Sunday in…

PARIS (AP) — A tribute march was organized on Sunday in Paris for the 60th anniversary of the bloody police crackdown on a protest by Algerians in the French capital, during the final year of their country’s independence war with its colonial power.The commemoration comes after French President Macron acknowledged that “crimes” committed on Oct.…

Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70% up on the number a month ago as the country faces a sustained rise in cases.The national coronavirus task force on Sunday said 34,303 new infections were recorded in the previous day, compared with the 20,174 reported Sept. 19.The death toll…

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of 17 U.S. missionaries including children was kidnapped by a gang in Haiti on Saturday, according to a voice message sent to various religious missions by an organization with direct knowledge of the incident.The missionaries were on their way home from building an orphanage, according to a…

0 of 4Charlie Neibergall/Associated PressIt was fun while it lasted, Iowa. But after ascending to No. 2 nationally, the Hawkeyes are plummeting in the B/R Top 25.Iowa’s anemic offense made another appearance in Week 7, and an ordinarily elite defense couldn’t pick up the slack. Purdue—carrying on a proud tradition of major upsets—won 24-7 and…

Intel is planning to offer an 8-core version of its hybrid Alder Lake chip—without efficiency cores—and will apparently offer AVX512 support too, according to a developer guide released by the company. The two tidbits were in a gaming software developer guide Intel released on its website to help game developers prepare for its 12th gen…

In August, QAnon conspiracy theorist Ron Watkins shared a video he claimed showed ballot machines from Dominion Voting Systems could be remotely accessed to tamper with the results of a vote. At the time, he said the information came to him from a “whistleblower.” This week, a Colorado judge barred Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters…