Asia & Pacific

Taliban Say Ready to Announce Make-up of Afghanistan's New Government

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Taliban* spokesman Ahmadullah Muttaki said preparations for the announcement of the new Afghan government’s make-up have been…

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Islamabad Rejects Allegations of Pakistan's Control of Situation in Afghanistan

MOSCOW (Sputnik), Ksenia Shakalova – Islamabad rejects all allegations that claim that Pakistan controls the situation in Afghanistan, Pakistani Ambassador…

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Myanmar's National Untity Government Declares 'People's Defensive War' Against Military – Report

Following a resounding victory by the National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, in the general election…

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Afghan Resistance Forces Accuse Pakistan of Providing Air, Ground Support to the Taliban in Panjshir

Panjshir has emerged as the only Afghan province where the Taliban’s authority has been resisted by an armed movement. As…

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Afghan Constitution to Be Rewritten or Amended, Taliban Says

KABUL (Sputnik) – The Afghan constitution will be either rewritten or amended under the new government, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid…

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Afghan Women Stocking Up on Hijabs, Burqas to Have Access to Education, Work Under Taliban

KABUL (Sputnik) – The sales of hijabs and burqas have increased in Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban* announcing…

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Top US General Says 'Likely' Civil War in Afghanistan Could Prompt 'Reconstitution of Al-Qaeda'

The US completed its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan on August 30, just a day before the official deadline. While the…

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Auckland Attack: New Zealand Tried to Deport Terrorist for Years Without Success

Samsudeen walked to an Auckland supermarket on Friday and started stabbing random individuals, injuring seven before being shot by police. Three…

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New Zealand PM Reveals Why Supermarket Stabbing Spree Perpetrator Wasn't Jailed Before Attack

While the perp was followed by police surveillance team and a specialist tactics group, the law enforcement officers apparently had…

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China Bans Appearance of 'Womanlike' Men on TV

BEIJING (Sputnik) – China has banned the appearance of feminine-looking men on television, while media have been ordered to promote…

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