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Moscow in talks with Taliban to discuss visit to Russia: Report Moscow in talks with Taliban to discuss visit to Russia: Report
Moscow is discussing a possible visit by a delegation of the Taliban-appointed government to Russia with Kabul, the RIA news agency cited a Russian foreign ministry source as saying on ...
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Taliban appoint deputy ministers in all-male government Taliban appoint deputy ministers in all-male government
The Taliban announced a list of deputy ministers on Tuesday, failing to name any women, despite an international outcry when they presented their all-male Cabinet ministers earlier this month.The list ...
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Pentagon chief orders new review of mistaken US drone strike in Kabul Pentagon chief orders new review of mistaken US drone strike in Kabul
The review is to be completed within 45 days of the appointment of a reviewing officer, Kirby said.
Middle East 4 days ago
‘We were them’: Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees ‘We were them’: Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees
For parole, Afghans need the support of a US citizen or legal resident, and some Vietnamese Americans have signed up to sponsor people they have never met.
Middle East 4 days ago
In major drug bust, India seizes $2.7 bln of heroin from Afghanistan at port In major drug bust, India seizes $2.7 bln of heroin from Afghanistan at port
Nearly three tons of heroin with a street value of $2.7 billion from Afghanistan have been seized from a western Indian port in a major bust, officials said Monday.Two Indians were arrested after the ...
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The Taliban and ISIS: A history of their fallout The Taliban and ISIS: A history of their fallout
When ISIS claimed responsibility for a series of bomb attacks in Afghanistan which targeted the Taliban this week, the terror act marked the latest in the historical conflict between the two extremist ...
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Fear of beauty parlors spreads in Afghanistan as Taliban crackdown on women’s freedom Fear of beauty parlors spreads in Afghanistan as Taliban crackdown on women’s freedom
Afghan makeup artist Fatema Aaraa said on Saturday that women clients no longer come to her beauty salon because they fear the Taliban.“Until two months ago, many brides used to sit at this table ...
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Bomb targets Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad: Reports Bomb targets Taliban fighters in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad: Reports
A pickup truck carrying Taliban fighters was the target of a bomb in the Afghan city of Jalalabad Sunday, local media reported, a day after at least two people were killed in a series of blasts in the ...
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Taliban tell hundreds of women in Afghanistan to stay home, not report to work Taliban tell hundreds of women in Afghanistan to stay home, not report to work
The interim mayor of Afghanistan’s capital says many female city employees have been ordered to stay home by the country’s new Taliban rulers.Hamdullah Namony told reporters Sunday that only women who ...
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At least two dead, 19 injured in blasts in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad: Health official At least two dead, 19 injured in blasts in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad: Health official
At least two people were killed and 19 more were wounded in separate explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, according to a health official and local media.The attacks, which ...
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Taliban shootout in palace sidelines leader who dealt with US: Sources Taliban shootout in palace sidelines leader who dealt with US: Sources
The man the US and its allies hoped would be a moderate voice in Afghanistan’s Taliban government has been sidelined after a dramatic shootout in the presidential palace in Kabul, according to people ...
Middle East 1 weeks ago
Plane carrying 170, including US, European citizens, departs Kabul for Doha Plane carrying 170, including US, European citizens, departs Kabul for Doha
The third chartered flight bringing civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since US forces withdrew last month took off on Friday with around 170 passengers on board, including US and European citizens ...
Middle East 1 weeks ago
UN extends Afghanistan mission mandate for six months UN extends Afghanistan mission mandate for six months
The document stressed “the importance of the establishment of an inclusive and representative government,” although Afghanistan’s new rulers have formed a government made up only of Taliban members and no women.
Middle East 1 weeks ago
UN envoy of Afghanistan’s ousted government asks to keep New York seat UN envoy of Afghanistan’s ousted government asks to keep New York seat
The UN ambassador representing Afghanistan’s ousted government has asked to remain in the country’s seat at the world body in New York, a UN spokesperson said on Friday, setting up a showdown if the ...
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Taliban replace women’s affairs ministry with vice and virtue department Taliban replace women’s affairs ministry with vice and virtue department
The Taliban appeared Friday to have shut down the government’s ministry of women’s affairs and replaced it with a department notorious for enforcing strict religious doctrine during their first rule ...
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Putin says Russia needs to work with the Taliban Putin says Russia needs to work with the Taliban
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that a security bloc led by Moscow and Beijing should take the lead in ensuring the Taliban kept its promises on preventing terrorism and drug ...
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China’s President Xi: Afghanistan should eradicate terrorism China’s President Xi: Afghanistan should eradicate terrorism
China’s President Xi Jinping said via video that “relevant parties” in Afghanistan should eradicate terrorism and that China will provide more help to the country within its capacity, according to a ...
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Unfreeze Afghanistan assets abroad, neighbor Uzbekistan says Unfreeze Afghanistan assets abroad, neighbor Uzbekistan says
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev urged other nations on Friday to unfreeze Afghanistan’s assets kept in foreign banks to facilitate dialog with the Taliban government in Kabul.Following the Taliban ...
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Afghanistan G20 meeting to be held after UN assembly: Italy’s Foreign Minister Afghanistan G20 meeting to be held after UN assembly: Italy’s Foreign Minister
An ad hoc summit of the Group of 20 major economies to discuss Afghanistan will be held after the United Nations Assembly which ends on September 30, Italy’s Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said in an ...
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