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Afghan negotiator: Nobel nomination nod to women’s campaign

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Afghan peace negotiator Fawzia Koofi is one of four women representing the Afghan government who have been sitting down at the negotiating table with members of the Taliban for talks that began last month in the Arab state of Qatar.

She was also one of 318 candidates – 211 individuals and 107 organizations – nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize this year, a nomination that Koofi said gave a boost to Afghan women seeking to claim their rightful role in shaping a peaceful future for Afghanistan.

The prestigious award on Friday went to the World Food Program for its efforts to combat hunger in regions facing conflict and hardship at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has driven millions more people to the brink of starvation.

Koofi, a 45-year-old women’s and human rights activist, former member of parliament and survivor of two armed attacks, said the

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women

Nobel nomination nod to women’s campaign

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan peace negotiator Fawzia Koofi is one of four women representing the Afghan government who have been sitting down at the negotiating table with members of the Taliban for talks that began last month in the Arab state of Qatar.

She was also one of 318 candidates — 211 individuals and 107 organizations — nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize this year, a nomination that Koofi said gave a boost to Afghan women seeking to claim their rightful role in shaping a peaceful future for Afghanistan.

The prestigious award on Friday went to the World Food Program for its efforts to combat hunger in regions facing conflict and hardship at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has driven millions more people to the brink of starvation.

Koofi, a 45-year-old women’s and human rights activist, former member of parliament and survivor of two armed attacks, said the

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Princess Beatrice’s Official Wedding Merch Has the Cutest Nod to Her Nickname

Photo credit: Benjamin Wheeler via Getty Images/Courtesy The Royal Collection
Photo credit: Benjamin Wheeler via Getty Images/Courtesy The Royal Collection

From Town & Country

Princess Beatrice tied the knot with Edoardo “Edo” Mapelli Mozzi in a picturesque ceremony on the grounds of Windsor Castle earlier this summer—and now, their royal wedding is being commemorated with some equally gorgeous merchandise.

The Royal Collection recently launched an official range of products celebrating the couple’s nuptials, featuring a very special design with the duo’s initials. “The beautiful and exclusive design shows the couple’s initials surrounded by a bouquet of pink roses, peonies, lemon blossom and thistles, secured with a York Rose,” the Royal Collection’s website explains.

That’s not all it features, though: above the “E” for Edo, there’s also an image of a bee. The emblem is a special nod to Princess Beatrice’s nickname, “Bea,” and adds a sweet personalized touch to the commemorative items.

Royal watchers can purchase items at a range

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