US-Taliban Talks in Doha
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Pakistan ‘Welcomes’ Second Round of US-Taliban Talks in Doha

Pakistan has “welcomed” a second round of talks between the United States and the Taliban since the latter’s takeover of Afghanistan earlier this year, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) spokesperson says. Addressing a weekly press…
Afghanistan’s Future
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Envoys from U.S., Russia, China Meet in Pakistan to Discuss Afghanistan’s Future

Pakistan on Thursday hosted talks with special envoys from the United States, Russia and China on the path forward for Afghanistan, where a deepening humanitarian crisis has forced many Afghans to migrate to neighboring countries since the…
Taliban's Success in Afghanistan
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Extremists in Pakistan Have Been Emboldened By the Taliban’s Success in Afghanistan

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has had a knock-on effect in Pakistan. Attacks by a group known as the Pakistani Taliban are on the rise. Last week, the government signed a one-month cease-fire with the group. But as NPR's John Ruwitch…
Weapons In Afghanistan
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Pakistan Buying Us Military Weapons In Afghanistan

Pakistan is buying US military weapons from the Taliban to strengthen the security against Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), according to news agency ANi citing a news report. Cross-border violence has escalated in Pakistan since the time the…
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India to Host Meeting on Afghanistan

India is planning to hold a high-level meeting of regional countries over the situation in Afghanistan late this week, Indian media reported. Russia, Iran and Central Asian countries expressed readiness to attend the conference, but Pakistan…
pakistan report
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Pakistan Reopens Chaman Border Crossing To Afghanistan

One of the main crossings between Afghanistan and Pakistan has reopened after being closed for almost a month, officials said on Tuesday, offering hope for an end to a standoff that has caused heavy losses to traders and left thousands stranded.…
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Russia to Take Part in Tehran Conference on Afghanistan

Russia will participate in the ministerial conference of Afghanistan’s neighbors scheduled for October 27 in Tehran, according to its special presidential representative for Afghanistan. Zamir Kabulov told Sputnik that Russian Foreign Minister…
pakistan airspace
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US Nearing a Formal Agreement to Use Pakistan’s Airspace to Carry Out Military Operations in Afghanistan

The Biden administration has told lawmakers that the US is nearing a formalized agreement with Pakistan for use of its airspace to conduct military and intelligence operations in Afghanistan, according to three sources familiar with the details…
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Pakistani foreign minister meets Taliban in Afghanistan

Pakistan’s foreign minister has visited Afghanistan for the first time since the Taliban takeover in August, amid continuing tensions about transport links between the neighbouring countries.Shah Mahmood Qureshi travelled to Kabul on Thursday…
Colin Powell
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Colin Powell dies, trailblazing general stained by Iraq

Colin Powell, the trailblazing soldier and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his faulty claims to justify the 2003 U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He…