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    World US aims to cut troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq by mid-January | Vanguard News

    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/11/us-aims-to-cut-troop-levels-in-afghanistan-and-iraq-by-mid-january/
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    World Taliban chief who ordered Malala assassination ‘killed in airstrike’ – Yahoo News

    The head of the Pakistan Taliban has been targeted and is believed killed in a United States drone strike in eastern Afghanistan. Afghan officials said Mullah Fazlullah, who is one of the world’s most wanted militant leaders, had been killed in Kunar province, but Pakistan … Read more via...
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    World Taliban announce cease-fire over Eid holiday for 1st time – AP News

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier cease-fire announcement by the government. A statement released Saturday by the Taliban said that they...
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    Afghan voter centre blast kills dozens – BBC News

    A suicide bomb attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 57 people, officials say. The dead include 21 women and five children, killed when the blast hit the queue outside. A further 119 people were injured.… Read more via BBC News –...
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    World Afghan forces seek to end hotel siege – BBC News

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gunfire could still be heard eight hours after the assault began Afghan security forces have been fighting to gain control of a luxury hotel in Kabul after it was stormed by militants who killed several people. The gunmen burst into the Intercontinental...
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    World Afghanistan needs $430m to help most vulnerable citizens in 2018 – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Refugees Afghan government and the humanitarian community have appealed for 430 million dollars to help needy people in 2018, the Afghan Chief Executive Office said on Tuesday. “Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah together with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs on...
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    World Afghanistan: Deadly Explosion Hits Protesters In Kabul

    An explosion ripped through a demonstration of hundreds of people in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 31 people and injuring more than 160, according to Ismail Kawoosi, a spokesman for the Afghan Health Ministry. The blast happened where hundreds of people...
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    World Taliban Confirms Death of Former Leader, Announces Replacement

    The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. airstrike and named the group's chief justice as his replacement early Wednesday. Mansour was killed on Saturday in a U.S. airstrike in southwest Pakistan — the first time since the beginning of the Afghan...
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    World 60 School Girls Mysteriously Poisoned by Police

    Sixty students of a girl school were mysteriously poisoned in Rustaq district of northern Afghanistan’s Takhar province on Wednesday, The Nation reports. Abdul Asir, Police Spokesman in the province, said the grade seven to 12 of Mir Mulai Girl School in Rustaq district were mysteriously...
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