A young Afghan woman has been beheaded for refusing to prostitute herself. According to officials in Afghanistan’s Herat province, the woman’s mother-in-law and mother-in-law’s cousin tried to force the woman into prostitution. When she refused, the family recruited a cousin to behead her.
In a decision that makes little or no sense whatsoever, the Taliban leadership of Pakistan has officially forbidden polio vaccines in retaliation for U.S. drone strikes in the region. In other words, the Taliban leadership will adversely punish their own child population with crippling disease and death on account of a U.S.-led military action. The World health Organization says that 280,000 Pakistani children could be affected by the measure.
In the arduous road to peace talks in Afghanistan, discussions with the Taliban or the possibility of opening a political office is cause for controversy.Tags: Islamic Militants, Muslim Extreme, Political news, Taliban, Terrorist, US Was in Afganistan, US Was on Terror, Working with Taliban, world newsWorld News