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US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq withdrawn partially

On November 17, 2020, the US Government announced that the US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced. The US forces in Afghanistan is to be reduced from 4,500 to 2,500 and in Iraq from 3,000 to 2,500. NATO on withdrawal of troops According to NATO, by withdrawing forces, the United States is putting ..

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Buddhas of Bamiyan

In light of the recent observation of the World Heritage Festival, the ICOMOS highlighted the Buddhas of Bamiyan as an example of heritage items destroyed for what they symbolise. About the Monument The Buddhas of Bamiyan were located in the Bamyan Valley of central Afghanistan. These were 2 statues of Buddha carved into a rocky ..

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UNSC approves resolution on US-Taliban peace deal

United Nations Security Council has recently approved the resolution of United States, on the recent agreement between the US and the Afghan Taliban. The Security Council asked the Government of the Afghanistan to develop the peace process, and to participate in intra-Afghan negotiations through an inclusive negotiating team. As per the February 29- agreement, the ..

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US to sign peace deal with Taliban forces to end war in Afghanistan

The US President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States of America will sign a peace agreement with the Taliban forces on February 29, 2020. Highlights The US and the Taliban forces are to sign peace agreement to end the war of 18 years in Afghanistan. After the agreement, 12,000 US troops that are ..

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Terror Attacks in Afghanistan

An alleged terrorist attack by the Taliban killed at least 25 pro-government Afghanistan Forces in the province of Baghlan, located in northern Afghanistan. What is the Taliban? The Taliban is a fundamentalist religious and political movement which ruled most of Afghanistan between 1996 to 2001. The Taliban subscribes to a strict interpretation of the Sharia ..

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2019 edition of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed every year on May 21 to increase the understanding of issues around cultural diversity and development among governments, non-governmental organizations and the public. The day was created as a result of the destruction of the Buddha statues of Bamiyan in Afghanistan in 2001. ..

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