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Afghanistan’s Sesame Street gets proud brother muppet

Afghanistan’s Sesame Street gets proud brother muppet

Zeerak the bespectacled orange muppet is the latest innovation from Sesame Street in Afghanistan: a children’s TV character who reveres his educated older sister, brought on to screens to show a new generation that a woman’s place is beyond the home.

At least 80 people were killed and 350 wounded when a massive bomb tore through Kabul’s strongly fortified diplomatic quarter during the Wednesday morning rush hour, Afghan officials said.

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North Korea tried to sow fear in the hearts of everyone as it again flaunted its nuclear power for the world to see a few days ago.

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WITH two devastating air strikes in Syria and Afghanistan, the United States under new President Donald Trump has changed the world’s perception of it as a world power reluctant to get involved too deeply in disputes and hostilities involving many nations today.

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US drops ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ in Afghanistan

As many as 36 suspected Islamic State militants were killed in Afghanistan when the United States dropped “the mother of all bombs,” its largest non-nuclear device ever unleashed in combat, the Afghan defense ministry said on Friday.

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THE Philippines has suddenly become part of the American election campaign with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump naming us as one of nine “terrorist nations” whose people, he said, should not be allowed entry into the United States.

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