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Talks start in Norway as Taliban delegation meets Afghan representatives

By Anadolu Agency Amid the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, the Taliban delegation on Sunday started three-day talks with Afghan civil society representatives, the Norwegian authorities, and officials from international community in Oslo. On the first day of the talks hosted by Norway, the Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi held

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UK lawmaker says she was fired from ministerial job for her ‘Muslimness’

MP Nusrat Ghani speaks during a session in Parliament in London, Britain May 12, 2021. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS Reuters By Michael Holden A British lawmaker has said she was fired from a ministerial job in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government partly because her Muslim faith was making colleagues uncomfortable, the Sunday Times

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‘Muslimness’ sacking claim should be investigated if complaint is made – UK’s Raab

Britain’s Justice Secretary Dominic Raab walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain November 30, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson/File Photo By Reuters A British lawmaker’s claim that she was sacked from a ministerial job partly because of her Muslim faith should be properly investigated if she makes a formal complaint, Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab said on

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Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader

File – A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. With tens of thousands of Russian troops positioned near Ukraine, the Kremlin has kept the U.S. and its allies guessing about its next moves in the worst Russia-West security crisis since the Cold War. (AP Photo, File)

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Gavin Williamson tied new school funding to party vote, says Tory defector

Christian Wakeford says Gavin Williamson leant on him not to back an opposition motion against a department whose favour he sought. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA The Guardian By Léonie Chao-Fong Bury South MP says former education secretary warned disloyalty over free school meals vote put new high school at risk Christian Wakeford has accused the former

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UK lawmaker says he will meet police over government ‘blackmail’ accusations

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the weekly question time debate at Parliament in London, Britain, January 19, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS By Reuters A British Conservative lawmaker said he would meet police to discuss his accusations that Boris Johnson’s government had attempted to “blackmail” parliamentarians who were suspected of trying to

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British Conservatives set to go for top job if Johnson falls

FILE – Liz Truss, Britain’s Foreign Secretary, leaves 10 Downing Street after a Cabinet meeting held ahead of the Budget being delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak in London, Oct. 27, 2021. Revelations that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff partied while Britain was in a coronavirus lockdown have provoked public

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Africa calls for permanent representation at UN Security Council

By Anadolu Agency Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni urged the UN Security Council on Thursday to enact reforms that would give Africa permanent representation there. Opening a meeting in the capital Kampala attended by officials representing 10 African Union member states, Museveni said the 1.3 billion people on the African continent deserve representation on the Security

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UAE is trying hard to influence the elections in Somalia

UAE uses ‘humanitarian diplomacy’ to mend fences with Somalia Diplomatic relations between Somalia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been at their lowest point since 2018, when Somalia accused the small Gulf country of interfering in its internal affairs and instigating chaos. According to Anadolu Agency reported. In 2018, Somalia’s National Intelligence and Security

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Ministers accused of intimidating MPs who oppose Boris Johnson

In this photo provided by UK Parliament, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, in London, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Johnson has apologized for attending a garden party during Britain’s first coronavirus lockdown, but brushed aside opposition demands that he resign for breaching the rules his own

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