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Taliban hail China's new ambassador with fanfare, say it's a sign for others to establish relations

Sep. 13, 2023 10:02 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban on Wednesday hailed China's new ambassador to Afghanistan with fanfare, saying his arrival is a sign for other nations to come forward and establish relations with them. The Taliban seized power in August 2021 as U.S. and NATO forces withdrew...

More than 200 former Afghan officials and security forces killed since Taliban takeover, UN says

Aug. 22, 2023 07:32 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — More than 200 extrajudicial killings of former Afghan government officials and security forces have taken place since the Taliban took over the country two years ago, according to a U.N. report released Tuesday. The groups most targeted by the Taliban have been...

Two-year timeline of events in Afghanistan since 2021 Taliban takeover

Aug. 14, 2023 00:53 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Here is a look at key dates since the Taliban came back to power two years ago, as U.S. and NATO forces withdrew from the country: Aug. 15, 2021 — The Taliban march into Kabul as internationally backed President Ashraf Ghani flees the country. ...