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Third Blow for Millions in India’s Vast Informal Sector as Cities Impose Curbs

9 months ago tngadmin Comments Off on Third Blow for Millions in India’s Vast Informal Sector as Cities Impose Curbs
NEW DELHI — On a cold winter afternoon in the Indian capital, New Delhi, a group of auto rickshaw drivers huddled outside a metro station hoping to pick up passengers. Since the city shut schools, colleges, restaurants and offices to cope with a third ... Read More

Tajik IS Widows Say They’re Paying For Their Husbands’ Actions, But Courts Aren’t Convinced

9 months ago tngadmin Comments Off on Tajik IS Widows Say They’re Paying For Their Husbands’ Actions, But Courts Aren’t Convinced
The widow of an Islamic State fighter, Olima Kamolova had pleaded with the Tajik government for months to help get her out of Afghanistan, where she was imprisoned as the wife of a foreign militant.Tajik authorities eventually repatriated Kamolova and ... Read More

Afghan Tradition Allows Girls to Access the Freedom of Boys

9 months ago tngadmin Comments Off on Afghan Tradition Allows Girls to Access the Freedom of Boys
In a Kabul neighborhood, a gaggle of boys kick a yellow ball around a dusty playground, their boisterous cries echoing off the surrounding apartment buildings.Dressed in sweaters and jeans or the traditional Afghan male clothing of baggy pants and long... Read More