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[Afghanistan] Beards, music, tobacco: the Taliban's morality police are back to smash 'vice' ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Jun 24, 2012 12:54
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[Afghanistan, UK] Durham University overruled ethics committee in accepting donation from tobacco firm

A UNIVERSITY overruled its own ethics committee, headed by a senior churchman, to accept a £125,000 donation from a tobacco company. Durham University took the money from a charity linked to British American Tobacco (BAT) to offer post-graduate scholars
Durham Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2012 11:36
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[Afghanistan] Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles

To many of those soldiers, Sergeant Bergdahl was viewed as standoffish or eccentric, smoking a pipe instead of spitting tobacco, as so many soldiers do, and reading voraciously when others napped or watched videos.
New York Times
added Jun 8, 2014 10:05
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[Afghanistan, Iraq, USA] More troops on smokeless tobacco after deployment

Reuters
added Feb 22, 2012 00:00
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Pakistan] Smuggled cigarettes causing Rs24b loss

Pakistan is losing billions of rupees in annual excise revenue due to large scale and organised smuggling of internationally popular cigarette brands into Pakistan via Afghanistan. A report by Tobacco Farmers Welfare Association (TFWA) estimates an annua
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:58
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[Afghanistan, USA] CRAIG BROWN: U.S. traitor - or Pipe Smoker Of The Year?

The modern face is ill-suited to a pipe. This was my first reaction on seeing the photograph of the flaky U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl posing with a pipe between his lips at an observation post in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. ... it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2014 08:44
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[Afghanistan, Asia] Kunduz Residents Live in Fear of Taliban’s Return

As a sign of their confidence, the Taliban recently issued an edict that they said applied to all of Kunduz Province and was a direct throwback to their harsh rule...They also insisted on an end to the use of tobacco, drugs and alcohol, and a ban on “vulg
New York Times
added Feb 7, 2016 16:09
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[Afghanistan, UK] Furore over Durham's tobacco funding for Afghan scholarship

Durham University's decision to accept award funding from tobacco firm causes a storm of protest
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 10, 2011 00:00
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[Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand] Judge gives tobacco exec probation, fine for bribery

Bobby Jay Elkin Jr. pleaded guilty in federal court to paying off Kyrgyz officials.
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Oct 22, 2010 00:00
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[Afghanistan, Pakistan] The Taliban diversify into tobacco

The National Newspaper (ae)
added Aug 23, 2009 00:00
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