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    Afghan Taliban frees US, Australian hostages in prisoner swap

    Reuters. Peshawar | Updated at 05:34pm on November 19, 2019

    The Afghan Taliban released two Western hostages on Tuesday, Afghan government officials said, completing a delayed prisoner swap for three of the militant group's commanders...

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    UK government, military covered up war crimes: report

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:25pm on November 17, 2019

    The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation...

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    Reckoning with the costs of war

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2019

    IN 2008, when he was only 29, private Russell Madden enlisted in the army because he needed health insurance for his son, who was born...

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    12 killed in Kabul car bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 01:25pm on November 13, 2019

    At least 12 people, including three children, were killed when a minivan packed with explosives rammed into a vehicle carrying foreigners during Kabul’s morning rush...

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    Bangladesh return to int’l circuit in style

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    Bangladesh women’s volleyball team returned to international circuit in style when they beat their Afghanistan counterparts by straight 3-0 sets in the maiden Bangamata Asian...

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    Maldives team in city to play Asian Women’s Volleyball

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:03pm on November 06, 2019

    The Maldives Women’s team arrived here on Wednesday afternoon to participate in the Central Zone matches of the maiden Bangamata Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship’2019...

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    Bloody US hands in Afghan tragedy

    Viktor Mikhin | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    THE bloody war in Afghanistan has raged on for over 18 years, and there is no end in sight to this tragedy, no peaceful solution...

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    9 children killed in Afghanistan blast

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 10:17pm on November 02, 2019

    Nine Afghan children were killed on Saturday when a mine exploded as they walked to school, police said, the latest victims in a growing toll...

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    Peace in Afghanistan

    David Swansan | Updated at 12:00am on October 29, 2019

    THERE were whispers in the village, high up in the mountains of Afghanistan. There was a stranger here. He had made a friend and been...

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    China to talk with Afghan on withdrawing US forces

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:19pm on October 23, 2019

    China is organising talks among Afghanistan’s rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United...

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