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Russia holds high-profile Afghanistan talks with Taliban
Moscow calls for aid to avert refugee crisis but also demands more inclusive government in Kabul

Emma Graham-Harrison, and agencies in Moscow

20, Oct, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Colin Powell obituary
Former US secretary of state and highly decorated army officer who made the case for the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Harold Jackson

18, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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RAF plane to fly up to 40 Afghans to UK as evacuations resume
Flight carrying translators and others who have escaped Taliban to land at RAF Brize Norton on Friday

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

14, Oct, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Australian Islamic body cancels forum with Taliban officials after heavy criticism from Afghan community
Australian Federation of Islamic Councils says event due to feature two senior Taliban representatives was not intended to ‘legitimise any group’

Mostafa Rachwani and Ben Doherty

14, Oct, 2021 @5:11 AM

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Muslim foreign ministers to make women’s rights plea to Taliban
Ministers from Muslim-majority nations to travel to Kabul to discuss ban on girls going to secondary school

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

13, Oct, 2021 @12:07 PM

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Critically ill Afghans suffer as Taliban tighten Pakistan border
Shortage of specialised doctors in Afghanistan means patients seek lifesaving care in Pakistan, but conventions have changed

Betsy Joles in Peshawar

13, Oct, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Australia expresses ‘sorrow’ after Afghan army deserter Hekmatullah, who killed three ADF soldiers, set free
Hekmatullah, who is convicted of 2012 murders, was released from house arrest in Qatar after Kabul fell to Taliban

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @2:02 AM

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Afghans seeking Australian humanitarian visas say Taliban are ‘hunting us like animals’
Testimonies from those who fear for their lives are being compiled ahead of a Senate inquiry into Australia’s engagement in Afghanistan

Daniel Hurst

10, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The Boy With Two Hearts review – an Afghan refugee family’s story of fear and hope
The true story of a family forced to flee the Taliban and seek lifesaving health treatment in the UK brings the search for home movingly to life

Chris Wiegand

06, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Former British embassy driver badly beaten in Kabul
Man, one of 150 staff who applied to be evacuated to UK, suffers fractured skull and hand in attack

Amelia Gentleman

05, Oct, 2021 @3:05 PM

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UK officials return to Afghanistan to meet Taliban for first time since takeover
Diplomats visit Kabul to raise issue of ‘safe passage’ for Britons leaving Afghanistan and rights of women

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Oct, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Inside the CIA’s secret Kabul base, burned out and abandoned in haste
A Taliban commander invited the media to inspect the site where America plotted killing raids and tortured prisoners

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

03, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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