Midwife brutally murdered in Afghanistan Apr 03, 2022 0 0 12345 dpa IslamabadA young midwife has been kidnapped and brutally murdered in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif in the latest of a series of mysterious deaths that have increased since the Taliban returned to power.The midwife, Nafisa Balkhi, was called to work on Friday but did not return home during the night, local media reported, citing her family. Her body was found in the city’s hospital on Saturday morning.According to a Taliban official, the motive was a so-called “honour killing,” where someone - mostly a woman - is murdered usually by a family member for some perceived shame the victim is thought to have brought on the family. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Sri Lanka president declares state of emergency amid protests over economic crisis Apr 03, 2022 0 0 Will Smith resigns from Oscars Academy over slap Apr 03, 2022 0 0 Israeli forces kill three Palestinians in West Bank Apr 03, 2022 0 0 France is in political crisis ahead of elections, says poll dpa Paris France is in political crisis, according to a study assessing the nation’s mood ahead of presidential elections. Four-fifths of voters no longer have confidence in political parties and around 40% no longer .. Two-month truce begins in Yemen amid hopes for long-term solution dpa Amman A two-month truce has begun in Yemen, the United Nations special envoy Hans Grundberg said on Saturday, amid hopes that it could be a step towards a peaceful resolution to the conflict. The truce went into effect ..