Taliban to ban music in public places in Afghanistan

January 27, 2022

In his first Western media interview since then As the Taliban took complete control of Afghanistan, one of the group's leaders tried to present it in a new light — insisting that the Taliban had changed since they were last in power. «We want to build a future and forget what happened in the past,” spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an interview with The New York Times. During the conversation,…

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Blinken: Another 1,500 Americans need to be evacuated from Afghanistan

January 27, 2022

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Wednesday, that about 1,500 Americans remain in Afghanistan awaiting their evacuation. The Biden administration continues to make efforts to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies through August 31, the deadline set for a full exit from the country. Blinken said the US had evacuated 82,300 people, including 4,500 with US passports, since Aug. 14, the day before the Taliban captured Kabul and completed its…

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Supporters boo Trump for recommending COVID-19 vaccination

January 27, 2022

Former President Donald Trump booed at a rally in Alabama on Saturday after he told his supporters they should get vaccinated. “You know what? I fully believe in your freedoms. Truth. Trump said <…> But I recommend getting vaccinated. I did. The vaccine is working, take it.” After that, there were dissatisfied exclamations from the crowd, in which there were almost no masked people. “No, that's fine. Everything is fine….

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Biden plans to stick to deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

January 27, 2022

US officials told ABC that Biden decided to stick to the August 31 deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, despite pressure from European allies and calls to extend the evacuation time. Nevertheless, the president said contingency plans would be made unforeseen circumstances that could force troops to delay beyond Aug. 31 to complete the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies. A Taliban spokesman said earlier that the US should complete…

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Taliban to ban music in public places in Afghanistan

January 27, 2022

In his first Western media interview since As the Taliban took complete control of Afghanistan, one of the group's leaders tried to present it in a new light — insisting that the Taliban had changed since they were last in power. «We want to build a future and forget what happened in the past,” spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an interview with The New York Times. During the conversation, he…

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Biden plans to stick to deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

January 27, 2022

US officials told ABC that Biden decided to stick to the August 31 deadline for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, despite pressure from European allies and calls to extend the evacuation time. Nevertheless, the president said contingency plans would be made unforeseen circumstances that could force troops to delay beyond Aug. 31 to complete the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies. A Taliban spokesman said earlier that the US should complete…

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Blinken: Another 1,500 Americans need to be evacuated from Afghanistan

January 27, 2022

Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Wednesday, that about 1,500 Americans remain in Afghanistan awaiting their evacuation. The Biden administration continues to make efforts to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies through August 31, the deadline set for a full exit from the country. Blinken said the US had evacuated 82,300 people, including 4,500 with US passports, since Aug. 14, the day before the Taliban captured Kabul and completed its…

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Supporters boo Trump for recommending COVID-19 vaccination

January 27, 2022

Former President Donald Trump booed at a rally in Alabama on Saturday after he told his supporters they should get vaccinated. “You know what? I fully believe in your freedoms. Truth. Trump said <…> But I recommend getting vaccinated. I did. The vaccine is working, take it.” After that, there were dissatisfied exclamations from the crowd, in which there were almost no masked people. “No, that's fine. Everything is fine….

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