Teachers' strike demanding higher pay shuts down at least 27 schools in Afghan capital

June 9, 2015 11:50 AM

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Teachers' strike demanding higher pay shuts down at least 27 schools in Afghan capital

Fazel Ahmad Fazel, first right, newly appointed head of the national teachers’ council talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, June 23, 2015. A teachers strike demanding higher pay has shut down at least 27 schools in Afghanistan's capital. Fazel Ahmad Fazel, said Tuesday that 80 schools were closed in Kabul alone, and that teachers are on strike in at least 18 of Afghanistan's 34 provinces. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini) (The Associated Press)

Afghan female teachers chat during a strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 9, 2015. A teachers strike demanding higher pay has shut down at least 27 schools in Afghanistan's capital. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini) (The Associated Press)

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