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Nasrat Haqparast gets second win in the UFC; defeats Thibault Gouti via Unanimous Decision

Abdullah Qazi AOPNEWS | October 27, 2018 Afghan MMA fighter Nasrat Haqparast picked up his second UFC win tonight by defeating France’s Thibault Gouti via unanimous decision. Haqparast went into the fight as a favorite to win; the Las Vegas odds were -950 for Haqparast and +575 for Gouti. In round 1, Haqparast’s speed allowed him to […]

October 27, 2018 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Afghan Sports News, Inspirational Story

Meet Afghanistan’s First Female Paraglider

Afghanistan’s First Woman Paraglider VOA News | June 29, 2018: Since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, women in Afghanistan have broken many taboos in the ultra-conservative, male dominated society. Sport is just one of the fields in which women are now actively participating. VOA’s Hedayatullah Noori recently spoke with the country’s first female paraglider […]

June 30, 2018 · admin · No Comments
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Afghan Woman Overcomes Disability, Becomes a Success in US

A young Afghan woman living in Florida is unable to use her hands. But that hasn’t stopped her from leading a successful and productive life. As VOA’s Khadija Homa Alkozai reports, sometimes sheer determination can transform a disability into a miraculous journey.

January 14, 2018 · admin · No Comments
Posted in: Inspirational Story