Taliban

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Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers won backing from 10 regional powers at talks in Moscow on Wednesday for the idea of a United Nations donor conference to help the country stave off economic collapse and a humanitarian catastrophe. ...
Russia is seeking to stay on good terms with the new regime in Afghanistan while preventing an influx of refugees and the spread of a broader Islamist movement in what used to be the Soviet Union. ...
The chaotic American withdrawal forced individual soldiers, aid workers, and journalists to decide which Afghans would be saved. ...
What some U.S. forces thought would be 96 hours on the ground in Afghanistan evacuating U.S. embassy staff turned into 16 days. ...

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