26 noiembrie 2021

'Afghan girl' from famous National Geographic cover finds asylum in Italy


Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed Afghan woman immortalised decades ago on National Geographic cover, has been evacuated to Italy, Rome says.Gula Sharbat became a symbol of Afghanistan's war in 1985 with the famous picture of her captured by US photographer Steve McCurry.(AFP)Italy has given safe haven toSharbat Gula, the green-eyed "Afghan Girl" whose 1985 photo inNational Geographic became a symbol of her country's wars, PrimeMinister Mario Draghi's office said. The government intervened after [...]