Hillary Clinton speaks with Afghan girl hiding from Taliban – BBC News

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‘Lama’ spoke to Hilary Clinton from the safe house she now lives in after fleeing from the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan.

She shares with the former US secretary of state what her “beautiful life” used to look like before the takeover that overthrew he Afghan government.

Their conversation forms part of a BBC podcast series on women and war called ‘Women Building Peace’.

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

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In This Story: Taliban

The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a Deobandi Islamist movement and military organization in Afghanistan, currently waging war within the country. Since 2016, the Taliban’s leader has been Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada.

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