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Turkey should pull troops from Afghanistan under 2020 accord -Taliban spokesman

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Turkey should withdraw its troops from Afghanistan under the 2020 deal for the pullout of US forces, a Taliban spokesman said on Thursday, effectively...

Top US commander in Afghanistan says steps to end military mission...

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The commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan, US Army General Scott Miller, on Sunday said an orderly withdrawal of foreign forces and the handing...

Germany will synchronize withdrawal from Afghanistan with US, minister says

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Germany will match US plans for the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said, adding she expected a NATO decision to...

International Mine Awareness Day marked

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Sunday past (4 April) was International Mine Awareness Day with the UN marking it for the 16th time, following the General Assembly declaring the...

Violence against civilians surges in Afghanistan after peace talks: UN report

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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan escalated sharply after peace talks began last year, the United Nations said in a report released on Tuesday, calling for...

Afghanistan peace talks under threat as major Taliban spring offensive takes...

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Unusually intense fighting in the winter by Taliban insurgents has spurred Afghan government preparations for more violence in the warmer spring, which international players...

NATO’s Afghanistan withdrawal depends on violence levels, Stoltenberg says

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Taliban militants in Afghanistan must do more to meet the terms of a 2020 peace agreement with the United States to allow for any...

US troops in Afghanistan now down to 2 500, lowest since...

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 The number of US troops in Afghanistan has been reduced to 2 500, the lowest level of American forces there since 2001, the Pentagon...

US Joint Chiefs chief meets Taliban

The United States’ top general met Taliban representatives this week in Qatar, urging them to reduce the level of violence and move swiftly to...

Afghanistan car bombing kills at least 30 security force personnel

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A car bombing in the Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni killed at least 30 Afghan security force members on Sunday, officials said, and casualties...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...
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