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Qatar sends envoy to Kabul to meet with Taliban

07-02-2023 Bureau Report + Agencies DOHA/ KABUL: An envoy for Qatar’s foreign affairs minister visited the Afghan capital on Sunday and met the Taliban administration’s acting foreign minister, according to an Afghan foreign ministry statement. The visit comes after the Taliban administration placed restrictions on women’s education and NGO work, …

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World Cup hosts ask FIFA to clarify Saudi deal

07-02-2023 WELLINGTON: Co-hosts Australia and New Zealand have asked FIVA to “urgently clarify” reports that Saudi Arabia’s tourism authority is to be named as an official sponsor of the 2023 Women’s World Cup. A deal with Visit Saudi is set to be announced and has already been criticized by human …

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Second balloon over Latin America is ours: China

07-02-2023 BEIJING: The Chinese government has admitted a balloon spotted over Latin America on Friday is from China but claimed it is intended for civilian use. Foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said the aircraft had deviated from its route, having been blown off course. A similar balloon was shot down …

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7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey-Syria kills thousands

06-02-2023 ISTANBUL/ DAMASCUS: A major earthquake of struck southeastern Turkey and northwest Syria, killing more than 1,400 people and injuring hundreds in both countries as buildings collapsed across the region, triggering searches for survivors in the rubble. The earthquake hit near the Turkish city of Gaziantep at 4:17am local time …

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