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Pakistan Not to Deport Iconic National Geographic 'Afghan Girl'

Provincial authorities in Pakistan have decided “on humanitarian grounds” not to deport the green-eyed Afghan woman globally known as the “Afghan Girl” for her appearance on a 1985 National Geographic cover. The announcement Saturday came a day after a court in Peshawar, capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, found 46-year-old Shartbat Gula guilty of fraudulently obtaining Pakistani citizenship identity and ordered authorities to deport her on Monday. The Afghan woman was taken...

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