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Afghan govt begins releasing high-value Taliban prisoners

Kabul Aug 14 (UNI) Afghan government has released 80 of the 400 high-value Taliban prisoners whose release the Taliban had demanded and which was approved by last week’s Loya Jirga, the National Security Council said on Friday.
The consultative Loya Jirga, the grand assembly of Afghan elders, last week approved the release of the 400 Taliban prisoners, a step that is being seen as a key push for the start of the intra-Afghan negotiations, TOLOnews reported.
The prisoners were released from Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul, according to the National Security Council.
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Beijing motor show commences, biggest of its kind since pandemic

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26 Sep 2020 | 6:54 PM

Beijing, Sep 26(UNI The Beijing motor show, kicked off on Saturday, this is the biggest auto show of its kind since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ghani, Imran  discuss Afghan peace process, agree on need for ceasefire

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26 Sep 2020 | 6:49 PM

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BRI, Mekong infrastructure projects detrimental for environment: US

BRI, Mekong infrastructure projects detrimental for environment: US

26 Sep 2020 | 4:52 PM

Washington, Sep 26 (UNI) The US State department in a statement has highlighted China's Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) and China's infrastructure projects along the Mekong river to be very harmful to the environment.

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Newly appointed Lebanese PM steps down amid obstacles in Cabinet formation

Newly appointed Lebanese PM steps down amid obstacles in Cabinet formation

26 Sep 2020 | 3:49 PM

Beirut, Sep 26 (UNI) Newly appointed Lebanese Prime Minister Mustapha Adib has announced his decision to step down due to his failure to form a new cabinet reported, said media reports on Saturday.

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