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Zalmai Latifi -- the director at Enikass TV -- said the women were killed in two separate attacks after leaving the station.

US special Zalmay Khalilzad envoy is in Afghanistan in order to talk about the US troops withdrawal and revive the stalling peace process

Al Qaeda appoints new leader dubbed 'Sword of Revenge'

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Al Qaeda appoints new leader dubbed 'Sword of Revenge'

He reportedly took over from al Zawahiri, after rumours that the leader since 2011 died last November.

Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Carl Bildt

Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Comment: If the Biden administration is to avoid a new spiral of violence after a US withdrawal from Afghanistan, it must first determine what ...

NATO holds post-Trump talks as Afghanistan decision looms

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NATO holds post-Trump talks as Afghanistan decision looms

NATO defence ministers held their first talks since US President Joe Biden took office, with the future of the organisation's 9,600-strong ...

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NATO eyes post-Trump reset as Afghanistan call looms

NATO defence ministers meet for their first talks since US President Joe Biden took over from Donald Trump.

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US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

Most Republicans in the US Senate voted to acquit Donald Trump in last week's impeachment trial, but the former president's woes are far from ...

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Biden aides “attempt to shut down” Guantanamo prison

This revives efforts undertaken by Barack Obama’s administration to close the high-security prison, referred to as “a stain on America’s global ...

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US House punishes lawmaker in QAnon storm

The US House voted to strip conservative Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of her assignments over her past social media conduct.

Seeking justice for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

Federica Marsi

Seeking justice for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

In-depth: Survivors of a 2013 shipwreck that killed 200 migrants say Italy failed to take appropriate measures to save their relatives. A new UN ...

Brooke Anderson

The Muslim travel ban is over. What happens now?

In-depth: Experts weigh in on the long road ahead to reversing the Trump administration's legacy of hardline immigration policies.

Iran's Zarif calls for 'all-inclusive' Afghan government

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Iran's Zarif calls for 'all-inclusive' Afghan government

The visit comes as peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban resumed in early January in the Qatari capital Doha, meant ...

US 'outraged' as Pakistan court upholds acquittal

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US 'outraged' as Pakistan court upholds acquittal

Following the failure of an appeal against the acquittal of the mastermind behind Daniel Pearls’ kidnapping and murder, the White House has ...

Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

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Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

Hundreds of protesters faced off against riot police outside the Tunisian parliament as lawmakers inside confirmed a cabinet reshuffle amid ...

Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

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Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

Hundreds gathered near the heavily-guarded parliament on Tuesday, as lawmakers held a debate inside on a list of new ministers for key ...

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Afghan government envoys accuse Taliban of snubbing talks

Afghan government negotiator Nader Nadery wrote on Twitter that no formal meetings had been held for nine days and that the Taliban were "not willing to engage in talks".

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'Snail's pace' peace talks due to Taliban: Afghan government

Afghan authorities criticised the Taliban for failing to actively participate in peace talks.

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US soldier charged with plotting attack on 9/11 Memorial

A US soldier was arrested for allegedly trying to help the Islamic State attack targets that include the 9/11 Memorial in New York.

Narjas Zatat

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic ...

Moroccan man's 'terror' death sentence commuted: lawyer

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Moroccan man's 'terror' death sentence commuted: lawyer

A Moroccan man stripped of his Danish citizenship had his death sentence over terrorism charges commuted to 25 years in jail.

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Amnesty seeks probe into civilian deaths in Karabakh conflict

Amnesty International urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to probe into civilian casualties during the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh ...

Iran denies Pompeo's accusations of Tehran-Al-Qaeda links

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Iran denies Pompeo's accusations of Tehran-Al-Qaeda links

Iran has vehemently denied an accusation made by the US Secretary of State claiming that Al-Qaeda has set up a 'home base' in the country.

Pompeo alleges Iran new 'home base' of Al-Qaeda

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Pompeo alleges Iran new 'home base' of Al-Qaeda

'Al-Qaeda has a new home base. It is the Islamic Republic of Iran', Pompeo said.

Afghan journalist-turned official killed in targeted Kabul bomb attack

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Afghan journalist-turned official killed in targeted Kabul bomb attack

A bomb attack in Kabul targeted Afghan journalist-turned security official Zia Wadan on Sunday.

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