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Afghans hail 'massive win' over Australia at T20 World Cup

Yahoo Daily News 23 Jun 2024
It's a great achievement." ... Politics has added some needle to their encounters with Cricket Australia withdrawing from bilateral series because of the "deterioration in human rights" for women and girls in Afghanistan.
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'Comfort women' statue set up for 1st time in Italy

Korea Times 23 Jun 2024
The girl statue represents the need to promote universal human rights of women, Stintino Mayor Rita Vallebella was quoted by the council as saying at a ceremony to unveil the statue.
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Deaths from Indian toxic alcohol rise to more than 50

Hong Kong Standard 23 Jun 2024
"The men work just to drink, and the women run the family", motorised rickshaw driver Shankar, who lives on a street where 23 people died, told the Indian Express ... "They start buying packets early in the morning," she said.
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Sarah Bacon, Alison Gibson, Carson Tyler qualify for Olympics at US diving trials

Newsday 23 Jun 2024
Sarah Bacon and Alison Gibson will head to Paris to compete in women's 3-meter springboard after claiming the top two spots at the U.S ... “We have a lot of very good women’s 3-meter divers in this country. It’s a very deep field," Bacon said.
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Israeli women rush to buy guns in October 7 aftermath

Hong Kong Standard 22 Jun 2024
It is "a strategy of far-right settlers to consider the arming of women to be a feminist act", a spokesperson for the group of 18 organisations told AFP. "The ... "Many women told me.
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Biden and allied Republicans are trying to rally GOP women in swing-state suburbs away from Trump

Newsday 22 Jun 2024
While Natale criticized Trump's rhetorical style — “It’s like he doesn’t have the words to speak directly to women" — she said she supported Trump's ideas on the economy and immigration.
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Stonebwoy drops video of “Your Body” to celebrate African beauty

Business Ghana 22 Jun 2024
The captivating music video for "Your Body" which officially dropped on Wednesday, June 19, was expertly directed by Kwaku Kwakye (KayStudios), Stonebwoy's creative director and filmmaker. .
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Russia Prosecutes Artists, Historian For Alleged 'Foreign Agent' Violations

Radio Free Europe 22 Jun 2024
... demanded that Russia's Investigative Committee open criminal cases against three women who have been on placed on the "foreign agent" register.
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Shanghai Film Festival: Kazakh Drama ‘The Divorce’ Takes Top Prize

The Hollywood Reporter 22 Jun 2024
The jury said Nira's performance allowed them "to see the perseverance and resilience of women and hear their powerful voices to fight back and defend themselves on the cold and barren ...
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American Regan Smith fired up for backstroke battles in Paris

Yahoo Daily News 22 Jun 2024
"I think 56 (seconds) is a possibility, for sure," Smith said. "Whether it's me or one of my competitors, who knows. But I';m not going to sell myself short, absolutely not." ... "I had no pressure on me.
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60 foreign nationals held in Afghanistan's jails

Xinhua 22 Jun 2024
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is holding the 60 foreigners, including 10 women, in prisons, Ariana News quoted Abdullah Hamdard, deputy head of the office of the prison ...
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Caeleb Dressel earns an individual race in Paris, winning 50 free at US Olympic swim trials

Newsday 22 Jun 2024
Olympic trials ... “This means everything," Casas said. "Since I was a kid, it's all I dreamed about ... I am an Olympian.". Kate Douglass turned in another strong performance in the semifinals of the women's 200 individual medley ... ....
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On NEET row, Rajya Sabha MP Sagarika Ghose says ’one-size-fits-all solution leading to erosion of systems’

Live Mint 22 Jun 2024
This resulted in several protests across the country, with protestors and political parties demanding to disband the NTA.In the past, the TMC government in West Bengal has also faced several ...
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No Afghan 'Reintegration' Without Progress On Rights, Says UN

Radio Free Europe 21 Jun 2024
Restrictions on women's rights continue to prevent Afghanistan's "reintegration" into the international community, a senior UN official said on June 21, ...
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'An absolute disgrace': Reading legend latest to speak out against women's rumours

Yahoo Daily News 21 Jun 2024
Reading legend Brian McDermott has labelled rumours surrounding the future of the women's team 'an absolute disgrace.' ... The women are playing for OUR club- it is just wrong on so many levels.".
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