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Who do the US-Taliban talks benefit?

Who do the US-Taliban talks benefit?

18 Feb 2020 TRT World TRT World

The negotiations appear to give the Taliban some degree of political legitimacy in Afghanistan following the complete withdrawal of US forces and in exchange the insurgent group is expected to stop harbouring 'terrorists'.

Avalanches in Afghanistan kill 21 people

Avalanches in Afghanistan kill 21 people

14 Feb 2020 TRT World TRT World

At least seven people remain missing following Thursday's avalanches in central Daykundi province, a local official said. The fatalities bring the death toll from avalanches and flash floods in the country in the past two months to 72.