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- News24.com | UN says Taliban to announce plans for girls' education 'soon'The Taliban will announce a framework that allows girls to attend school in Afghanistan "soon," a senior United Nations official said, after four weeks in which Afghan boys have been allowed a secondary education but girls have not.
- News24.com | Taliban pledge to step up security as Shi'ite victims buried in AfghanistanTaliban authorities pledged to step up security at Shi'ite mosques as hundreds of people gathered on Saturday to bury the victims of the second Islamic State suicide attack on worshippers in a week.
- News24.com | J&J baby powder claims spur bankruptcy despite $25 billion in cashJohnson & Johnson has about $25 billion of cash and a $10 billion line of credit -- easily enough to set up the proposed victims’ trust fund.
- News24.com | US offers to pay families of Afghans killed in drone attackThe Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed in a botched US drone attack in Afghanistan in August during the final days before American troops withdrew from the country.
- News24.com | Colombia sterilizes 24 hippos on former estate of drug lord EscobarTwenty-four out of 80 hippopotamuses roaming on the former ranch of the late Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar were sterilized due to the "uncontrolled" spreading of this "invasive" species, authorities said on Friday.