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New Afghan gov’t to be announced in days – Taliban spokesman

Kabul, Afghanistan | Xinhua | Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Monday that a new Afghan government will be announced in the next few days, after confirming that the group has taken over Panjshir, the only province that had remained out of Taliban’s control. Afghanistan might form a caretaker government as the …

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Taliban fully capture Panjshir province: spokesman

Kabul, Afghanistan | Xinhua | The Taliban armed forces have seized eastern Panjshir province following heavy fightings on Monday, gaining control over the last province of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed. “Our latest efforts to bring peace to the entire country succeeded as the Panjshir province is completely conquered …

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‘U.S, Europe going separate ways’

  London, UK | XINHUA |  The United States and Europe are going separate ways as U.S. President Joe Biden has established a pattern of ignoring the opinions of the European allies since assuming office eight months ago, the Financial Times said in an opinion article. The differences between the …

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Taliban chief bans aerial firing after 2 killed in Kabul shootings

Kabul, Afghanistan | XINHUA | The Taliban military chief on Saturday ordered Taliban members to avoid aerial gun firing after two people were killed and 10 wounded on Friday night in Kabul, a Taliban media official confirmed. Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob, military chief of Taliban movement, have instructed all provincial governors …

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Biden signs order to let some 9/11 documents go public

  Washington, US | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order directing his government to review and release some documents related to the FBI’s investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The order directs the Justice Department and other federal agencies to review documents …

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Abba are back after four decades!

  Stockholm, Sweden | XINHUA |  The Swedish band Abba is set to release an album with new songs, it announced on Thursday. The quartet, who parted ways in 1982, recorded the first two songs of the ten-track album titled “Voyage” in 2018. “When we had these two songs, it …

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Politicizing COVID-19 origins is unreliable: Putin

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Politicizing the origins of COVID-19 will only lead to untrustworthy conclusions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday during the plenary session of the sixth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). “Those who choose to politicize this issue are making colossal, catastrophic mistakes in the fight against the pandemic,” …

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Tracing origins of America’s war addiction

America’s addiction to the use of armed forces lies in its yearn to maintain hegemony Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Since its declaration of independence in 1776, the United States has been involved in warfare through most of its history. And Washington has been proactively engaged in military interventions or even …

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