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Women brutally flogged by Taliban in football stadium

Large crowds gathered in Afghanistan to watch the first public flogging gathered at a football stadium in the country since the Taliban were ousted more than two decades ago. In scenes described by one commentator as “just history repeating itself”, three women and nine men were beaten in front of hundreds of spectators at the […]

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‘We could not believe it’: Mother’s joy after Ronaldo’s armband, which he hurled after Serbia goal tantrum, is flogged at auction

The armband that Cristiano Ronaldo threw to the floor as he stormed off during a 2022 World Cup qualifier last week has been sold at auction in Serbia to support a campaign trying to raise around $ 3 million for a child’s care. Six-month-old Gavrila Djurdjevic, who lives in the village of Cumic, near to the […]