A Tuesday article on growing fears among women that the Taliban would restrict their access to education included several comments by an individual claiming to be Mohammad Ashraf Ghairat, the new chancellor of Kabul University, claiming that women would not be not allowed to go to work. or take college courses. The comments included those posted to a Twitter account on behalf of Mr Ghairat. Multiple appeals to the chancellor’s office and his main aide for confirmation were denied, with the aide saying the chancellor would not speak to the media and referring the questions to a senior Taliban spokesperson, who did not deny the claims. account statements. After the article was published, the authenticity of the account was questioned and the Times could not reach the chancellor of the university to confirm his position on the school’s policies. (The digital version of the article and accompanying title have been updated to reflect doubts about social media posts.)
An article published Thursday on a shortage of truck drivers in Britain incorrectly referred to a recruiting company. This is ideal recruitment, not ideal recruitment.
Due to an editing error, an article published Thursday on a shift to the center of the British Labor Party misidentified the party affiliation of Senator Bernie Sanders. He is an independent who caucuses with the Democrats. He is not a Democrat.
An article published Thursday on Al Franken misrepresented the number of senators who said they regretted calling on Franken to resign. It’s nine, not seven. Due to an editing error, the article incorrectly described Franken’s behavior as he delivered his resignation speech in the Senate. He was calm, not tearful.
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