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Russia presses Taliban to open up government, calls for Afghan aid
Middle East

Russia presses Taliban to open up government, calls for Afghan aid

MOSCOW, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Russia increased pressure on the Taliban on Wednesday to create an inclusive government representing a…
Top US envoy to Afghanistan stepping down
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Top US envoy to Afghanistan stepping down

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Top US envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is stepping down, the State Department said on…
The economy on the brink, Taliban rely on former technocrats
Middle East

The economy on the brink, Taliban rely on former technocrats

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban swept into power, they found Afghanistan’s economy fast approaching the brink and were…
Taliban want to help Afghans who fled to Turkey to return home, Turkish minister says
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Taliban want to help Afghans who fled to Turkey to return home, Turkish minister says

ANKARA, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Afghan Taliban leaders said they would do all they can to help Afghan migrants in…
U.S., Taliban had ‘productive’ talks on humanitarian aid – State Department
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U.S., Taliban had ‘productive’ talks on humanitarian aid – State Department

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The United States and the Taliban had “productive discussions” on the issue of humanitarian assistance…
Qatar diplomat emphasizes engagement with Taliban at forum
Middle East

Qatar diplomat emphasizes engagement with Taliban at forum

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar’s diplomatic point man on Afghanistan said Tuesday countries should engage the country’s new…
In northern Afghanistan, girls’ schools working despite ban elsewhere
Middle East

In northern Afghanistan, girls’ schools working despite ban elsewhere

KABUL, Oct 12 (Reuters) – While girls across most of Afghanistan remain at home while brothers go to high school,…
EXPLAINER: Can the Taliban suppress the potent IS threat?
Middle East

EXPLAINER: Can the Taliban suppress the potent IS threat?

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With the Taliban in power in Afghanistan, there’s a new enemy ascending. The Islamic State group…
A bird stars in rare feel-good tale about Afghan evacuations
Middle East

A bird stars in rare feel-good tale about Afghan evacuations

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The mynah bird squawks from a new cage in the French ambassador’s sunlit…
Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
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Taliban says US will provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The US has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to a desperately poor Afghanistan on the brink of…
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