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Qatar to host China-Afghanistan moot

ISTANBUL: China’s State Councilor Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet a delegation of Afghanistan interim government during his visit to Qatar on Oct 25-26, Beijing said on Monday. The two sides will exchange views on the situation in Afghanistan and other topics of concern for both sides, Chinese daily Global …

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Afghanistan hurtling towards collapse, Pakistan and Sweden say

DUBAI: Afghanistan will shortly collapse into chaos unless the international community acts rapidly, Swedish and Pakistani ministers warned on Saturday. Afghanistan plunged into crisis after the hardline Taliban movement drove out the Western-backed government in August triggering the abrupt end of billions of dollars in assistance to its aid-dependent economy. …

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TTP talks meant to ‘wean off reconcilable elements’: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: As mainstream political parties on Friday questioned the rationale and strategy for government’s dialogue with the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that the talks were meant to “wean off reconcilable elements” at a time when the group was at a weak point. He …

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