Mujahedeen

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A Hazara militia member  on patrol in January against Taliban insurgents in Hisa-e-Awali Behsud district of Maidan Wardak Province. Photograph: Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images

The slaughter of students, mostly teenagers, at a tutoring centre. The deaths of young athletes in a suicide bombing at a wrestling club. Mothers shot(...)

Arran Henderson getting a word in edgeways in front of the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin

In the opening scene of the film Once, Glen Hansard’s busking character is framed against the backdrop of a dingy alleyway off Dublin’s Grafton Street(...)

Khaled Hosseini, UNHCR goodwill ambassador.

Like millions around the world, I have been moved by the recent public outcry and spontaneous acts of solidarity towards refugees in Europe. As an am(...)

Nigerians protest over the government’s failure to rescue the abducted Chibok school girls in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for abducting over 200 girls from their school in Chibok, Borno state, over two weeks ago. Photograph: EPA/STR

DAVID D KIRKPATRICKAs word spread like wildfire on Twitter and Facebook that Nigerian militants were preparing to auction off more than 200 kidnappe(...)

A man gathers shoes at the entrance to the Blue Mosque in Mazar-e Sharif. Photographs:  John D McHugh

Arriving in Mazar-e Sharif, it would be easy to think the pilot got lost, accidently left Afghanistan, and then landed in a different country altogeth(...)