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Biden has promised a new era of diplomacy in a speech delivered to the UN

American president Joe Biden promised an end to “relentless war” and the beginning of “relentless diplomacy” at a speech delivered to the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. In the speech, Biden described the withdrawal from Afghanistan in early September as a turning point in American international relations as America marks the “first…

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Students’ Union Shop Provides Support to Afghan Students and Families

Students’ Union (SU) Shop staff have been instructed to use a dedicated till account as part of UEA’s commitment to support returning, or new, Afghan students and their families. This covers all SU Shop items apart from alcohol, cigarettes, UEA clothing/merchandise, and lottery items. SU Officers released the following statement: “Afghan refugees are in urgent…

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The Taliban Continue Their Devastating Advance Through Afghanistan

The situation in Afghanistan continues to change rapidly as the Taliban take additional provincial capitals. In two weeks, the largely Pashtun-based Islamic fundamentalist force has gone from controlling no regional capitals, despite large territorial gains, to taking the south-western cities of Zaranj and Farah city and the northern cities of Aybak, Kunduz, Sar-e-Pul, Taloqan, Sheberghan,…

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