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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

Boxing was banned in Afghanistan during the Taliban's previous rule in 1996-2001. Tens of thousands of Afghans, including athletes, have fled the country since troops from the United States and other foreign nations pulled out. The team has contacted several foreign embassies about securing humanitarian visas and asylum protection.
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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international championship tournament in Europe

1 month ago|United States
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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear.

1 month ago|United States
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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

By JOVANA GEC Associated PressBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international championship tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear. Nine Afghan boxers, their coach and a top boxing federation official remain in Serbia, where the AIBA World Boxing Championships finishe…

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By JOVANA GEC Associated PressBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international championship tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear. Nine Afghan boxers, their coach and a top boxing federation official remain in Serbia, where the AIBA World Boxing Championships finishe…

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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear. The Afghan boxers, their coach and a top boxing federation official remained in Serbia after the AIBA World Boxing Championships finished in early November, saying they could face…

1 month ago|Tacoma, United States
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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear. The Afghan boxers, their coach and a top boxing federation official remained in Serbia after the AIBA World Boxing Championships finished in early November, saying they could face retribution from the Ta…

1 month ago|Detroit, United States
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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear. The Afghan boxers, their coach and a top boxing federation official remained in Serbia after the AIBA World Boxing Championships finished in early November, saying they could face retribution from the Ta…

1 month ago|Jacksonville, United States
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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear. The Afghan boxers, their coach and a top boxing federation official remained in Serbia after the AIBA World Boxing Championships finished in early November, saying they could face retribution from the Ta…

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From Serbia, Afghan boxers seek refuge, careers in West

They practiced in secret and struggled to get to an international tournament in Europe. Now, members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear. The Afghan boxers, their coach and a top boxing federation official remained in Serbia after the AIBA World Boxing Championships finished in early November, saying they could face retribution from the Ta…

1 month ago|Miami, United States
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Afghan boxers seek asylum in Serbia after running away from Taliban

Afghanistanʼs team of nine boxers, their coach, and a top federation official remained in Serbia after the World Boxing Championship finished in early November, saying they could face retribution from the Taliban if they returned home.

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6 of these news sources are bias rated
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