Afghan man and woman given 100 lashes in public for adultery

The two remained in a crouching position throughout and did not appear to cry out

Kabul: An Afghan man and woman found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes in front of a crowd who filmed their punishment, a media report said on Tuesday. The two remained in a crouching position throughout and did not appear to cry out The footage, taken in the western province of Ghor, showed a woman wrapped in a head-to-toe burqa and a man each More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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By Agencies On Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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‘US considered nuking Afghanistan post 9/11’

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By Agencies On Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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By Agencies On Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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IS executes 91 people in Syria

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By Agencies On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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