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The Last Glassblowers Of Herat

The Last Glassblowers Of Herat

07 Nov 2018 Radio Free Europe Radio Free Europe

Craftsmen in the Afghan city of Herat have been making glass for hundreds of years. But with few tourists traveling there, and locals buying cheap imports, the art of glassblowing may be dying out.

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Thousands Attend Funeral Of Pakistani Cleric Known As 'Father Of The Taliban'

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Thousands of people attended the funeral of Maulana Sami ul-Haq, a prominent Pakistani cleric known as the "father of the Afghan Taliban," in Pakistan's northwestern city of Noshera on November 3. Sami ul-Haq was killed in a knife attack at his home in the city of Rawalpindi, near the capital, Islamabad, on November 2. For decades, Sami ul-Haq ran an Islamic school that educated several key Taliban leaders. The funeral was held under tight security.

The Boy Who Crawls To School

The Boy Who Crawls To School

02 Nov 2018 Radio Free Europe Radio Free Europe

Mohibullah can't walk, and his parents can't afford a wheelchair for him. But this nine-year-old in Afghanistan's Uruzgan Province is determined to go to school, no matter what.