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37 years after her piercing green eyes gripped the world, 'Afghan girl' starts new life in Italy

Sky News Saturday, 27 November 2021
An Afghan woman who achieved international recognition after a striking photograph of her was featured on the cover of National Geographic is starting a new life in Italy.
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The Afghan children's orchestra plays again [Video]

The Afghan children's orchestra plays again

β€œMusic is a powerful force for transforming lives. Music can teach children how to live in peace and harmony. They're responsible to get the necessary skills and knowledge to be able one day to help the country once again.”

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