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What the Taliban banned

The Taliban decreed that to predict the weather was to predict Gods will—an act that they denounced as un-Islamic sorcery.

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Afghanistan’s Only Pig Quarantined in Flu Fear

Afghanistan apparently has one pig. It lives in a zoo.

Afghanistan’s only known pig has been locked in a room, away from visitors to Kabul zoo where it normally grazes beside deer and goats, because people are worried it could infect them with the virus popularly known as swine flu.

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