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60,000 women in Afghanistan lose their jobs
Jul 26, 2023

60,000 women in Afghanistan lose their jobs

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From the BBC World Service: The Taliban has fulfilled its threat to shut down hair and beauty salons across Afghanistan, leaving tens of thousands of women without work. The BBC's Caroline Davies explains. The CEO of NatWest, one of the UK's biggest banks, has resigned after the bank closed the account of a former politician due to his conservative right-wing views. Alison Rose had said Nigel Farage's account was shut down due to a lack of funds. In Germany, the government is suggesting that a siesta could help workers cope with uncharacteristic summer heat, and, finally, David Gressly, UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, gives an update on an operation to remove one million barrels of oil from a derelict tanker.

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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC