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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…
EXPLAINER: Can the Taliban suppress the potent IS threat?
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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
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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…
US, Taliban to hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal
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US, Taliban to hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Senior Taliban officials and US representatives are to hold talks Saturday and Sunday about containing extremist groups…
Hundreds throng passport office in Afghan capital
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Hundreds throng passport office in Afghan capital

KABUL, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Afghans flocked to the passport office in Kabul on Wednesday, just a day…
Taliban-style security welcomed by some, feared by others
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Taliban-style security welcomed by some, feared by others

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — It wasn’t 7 a.m. yet and already the line outside the police station’s gates was long,…
Pentagon chief defends execution of final airlift from Kabul
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Pentagon chief defends execution of final airlift from Kabul

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first congressional testimony on the tumultuous US withdrawal from Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on…
The Taliban vowed no revenge. One Afghan family tells a different story
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The Taliban vowed no revenge. One Afghan family tells a different story

Sept 28 (Reuters) – When the Taliban won back control of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar last month, they…
Pentagon leaders to face Afghanistan reckoning in Congress
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Pentagon leaders to face Afghanistan reckoning in Congress

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s top military leaders are expected to face some of the most contentious…
UN and Afghanistan’s Taliban, figuring out how to interact
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UN and Afghanistan’s Taliban, figuring out how to interact

It’s been little more than a month since Kalashnikov-toting Taliban fighters in their signature heavy beards, hightop sneakers and shalwar…
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