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End unilateral sanctions on Taliban, China urges G-20

ISLAMABAD — China’s top diplomat Thursday urged a virtual conference of G-20 foreign ministers to end economic sanctions against Taliban-ruled Afghanistan to help the country...

Afghanistan’s Health System on Verge of Collapse, warns WHO

The World Health Organization warned Wednesday that Afghanistan's health care system is on the verge of collapse and the nation faces a humanitarian catastrophe...

Last Kabul drone strike a ‘Tragic Mistake,’ US admits

A drone strike carried out during the waning hours of the U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan did not kill a terrorist bent on attacking the...

Taliban replaces women’s affairs ministry with ministry for morality

Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers apparently have closed the government’s ministry of women’s affairs and replaced it with a ministry aimed at promoting morality and...

20 years on, Afghan women rev their struggle for freedom

ISLAMABAD - Twenty-four-year-old Tamana Zaryab Paryani is too young to remember the last Taliban rule, from 1996-2001, but she recalls the horror stories her...

Afghan women WILL NOT study with men in classrooms: Taliban

ISLAMABAD - The Taliban government in Afghanistan said Sunday women can continue to pursue university and post-graduate studies in public and private institutions as...

Blinken due to testify about US withdrawal from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is due to testify Monday before a congressional panel examining the country’s chaotic military withdrawal from...

UN boss rings imminent and dire alarm over Afghan crisis

Kolkata, India: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donors to donate hundreds of millions of dollars for Afghanistan, claiming that the country's...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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