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Taliban name new cabinet members, say working on reopening girls’ schools

Worldlink News Bureau:Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has announced the names of the remaining members of Afghanistan’s interim cabinet, and elaborated on some of the movement’s plans and policies. Kabul: During a press conference on Tuesday, Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced the cancellation of the inauguration ceremony scheduled for the new government, announcing that the new […]

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United States has announced the first American departures since the withdrawal from Afghanistan

Worldlink News Bureau: Four Americans left Afghanistan by land on Monday with Taliban knowledge in the first departures arranged by the US government since its military pullout, a US official said. The four US citizens left by land and were greeted by American diplomats, said a senior official, without specifying to which country they crossed. “The […]

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Taliban has postponed the formation of a government once again, with an announcement set for next week

Worldlink News Bureau: The Taliban have postponed the formation of a new government in Afghanistan for next week, their spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said on Saturday, as the insurgent group struggles to give shape to a broad-based and inclusive administration acceptable to the international community. The insurgent group was expected to announce on Saturday the formation […]

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Afghanistan’s situation is better under the Taliban than it was under previous governments: Russia

Worldlink News Bureau: Dmitry Zhirnov, the Russian ambassador to Afghanistan, has said that Kabul is safer under Taliban rule than it was under previous governments. “The situation is peaceful and good and everything has calmed down in the city,” he was quoted as saying by news agency Reuters. Zhrinov’s statement came soon after Moscow’s envoy […]