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Afghan presidential spokesman says latest batch of Taliban prisoners released

Kabul, Sep 2 (Sputnik) The Afghan government has demonstrated its commitment to the domestic peace process by releasing another batch of Taliban prisoners, presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said on Wednesday, adding that Kabul is expecting the militant group to follow suit.
"The Afghan government has released another batch of the remaining Taliban prisoners and the work is still underway to move the prisoner exchange process forward … The Afghan Government delivers on its commitments in the peace process in line with the mandate given by the Consultative Peace Jirga. We expect the Taliban to live up to their commitments on the release of the remaining ANSDF [Afghan National Security and Defense Forces] captives," the spokesman wrote on Twitter.
Earlier in the day, Fraidoon Khawzoon, the spokesman for the chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, told Sputnik that the Afghan government is planning to release all remaining Taliban prisoners on Wednesday.
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B'desh Foreign Minister mourns demise of Brunei's Prince Abdul Azim

24 Oct 2020 | 9:06 PM

Dhaka, Oct 24 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen expressed his deep condolences over the demise of the Prince of Brunei Darussalam Haji Abdul Azim, who died on Saturday. He was 38.

In a message written to the Foreign Minister of Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Dr Momen expressed heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved Royal family, the government and the people of Brunei Darussalam for this unbearable loss. He wished that the bereaved family members would have enough fortitude to cope with this intolerable loss.

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COVID-19: Nepal registers 2,225 new infections

24 Oct 2020 | 7:20 PM

Kathmandu, Oct 24 (UNI) Nepal on Saturday reported 2,225 new cases of COVID-19, taking the cumulative national infection tally to 1,55,233.

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US Coast Guard ships to be deployed in western Pacific to tackle China

US Coast Guard ships to be deployed in western Pacific to tackle China

24 Oct 2020 | 7:19 PM

Washington, Oct 24 (UNI) The United States announced on Saturday that it will be deploying its Coast Guard patrol ships in the western Pacific to counter what it described as “destabilizing and malign” activities being carried out in the region by China.

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Japan estimates record low number of newborns in 2020

24 Oct 2020 | 6:40 PM

Tokyo, Oct 24 (UNI) The Japanese government disclosed on Saturday that it expects the number of babies born in 2020 to drop to around 845,000, hence hitting a new record low.

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COVID-19: Polish president tests positive

COVID-19: Polish president tests positive

24 Oct 2020 | 6:27 PM

Warsaw, Oct 24 (UNI) Poland's President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed his spokesperson on Saturday morning.

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