Afghanistan

Afghanistan heading towards collapse faster than expected, Swedish minister warns
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Afghanistan heading towards collapse faster than expected, Swedish minister warns

DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Afghanistan is heading towards economic collapse that risks spiraling the country into a new political…
Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo
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Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little…
Red Cross warns aid groups not enough to stave off Afghan humanitarian crisis
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Red Cross warns aid groups not enough to stave off Afghan humanitarian crisis

DUBAI, Oct 22 (Reuters) – The Red Cross on Friday urged the international community to engage with Afghanistan’s new Taliban…
From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting
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From exile, female former Afghan leader keeps fighting

NEW YORK (AP) — Two months after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, one of the country’s once-prominent female leaders…
For Afghan Hazaras, where to pray can be life and death choice
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For Afghan Hazaras, where to pray can be life and death choice

KABUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Each time Hussain Rahimi leaves his Kabul home for the mosque to pray, he recites…
Russia presses Taliban to open up government, calls for Afghan aid
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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
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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…
Rescuers: Last Jew of Kabul making his way to Israel
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Rescuers: Last Jew of Kabul making his way to Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing…
U.S. offers payments, relocation to family of Afghans killed in botched drone attack
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U.S. offers payments, relocation to family of Afghans killed in botched drone attack

Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed…
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