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Taliban ban long-distance road trips for solo women

The Taliban (the movement banned in Russia) have said Afghan women seeking to travel long distances by road should be offered transport only if accompanied by a male relative. The latest directive, issued by the Taliban's Ministry …

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Taliban to protect forests

The Taliban movement (banned in Russia) has established a military unit under the name of “Green Unit” to prevent deforestation in the country, the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock said. Deputy …

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Taliban releases decree on women's rights

Afghanistan's Taliban (movement banned in Russia) government on December 3 released a decree on women's rights that said women should not be considered "property" and must consent to marriage but failed to mention …

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Afghanistsan on verge of economic collapse

IMF predicts economy could shrink 30% or more in coming months as withdrawal of foreign aid and sanctions drain national coffers Ever since the Taliban*’s military takeover of Kabul, the Afghan economy has gone from bad …

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U.S. envoy on Afghanistan to hold meetings with Taliban

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan will visit Doha next week for two weeks of meetings with leaders of the Taliban movement (banned in Russia), U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price said. "They’ll discuss …

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Taliban ban use of foreign currency in Afghanistan

The Taliban radical militant group (outlawed in Russia) announced a complete ban on the use of foreign currency in Afghanistan on Tuesday, a move sure to cause further disruption to an economy pushed to the brink of collapse by the abrupt …

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Roadside bomb kills 2 in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb struck a patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two people and wounding three, witnesses said. Wednesday’s bomb went off in the city of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. The …

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