Life harder in Afghanistan as poverty worsens, but for some, Taliban's return to power is welcome

More people are venturing out at night in Shahr-e Naw in Kabul, which is home to rows of restaurants and stores. PHOTO: ALI M. LATIFI
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KABUL - Life may have become harder in Afghanistan in the one year under the Taliban as poverty worsens, but for some, its return to power is welcome.

Ms Sosan Rahmati, for one, is glad the endemic corruption of the previous government is being dealt with by the Taliban.

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