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Taliban Reject Foreign Military Role in Guarding Kabul Airport After Troop Exit

The Wire Network 13 Jun 2021
“The presence of foreign forces under whatever name or by whichever country in our homeland is unacceptable for the Afghan people and the Islamic Emirate ,” the insurgent group cautioned Saturday in a policy statement sent to journalists.
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G7 backs Biden infrastructure plan to rival China’s belt and road initiative

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
Germany, often cautious about confronting China, has been reluctant to specify the monetary value of any infrastructure fund, and France has emphasised a reallocation of rich countries’ special drawing rights, foreign exchange reserve assets maintained by the IMF, towards poorest countries as a means of easing liquidity.
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Call to raise salaries in proportion to price-hike

The News International 13 Jun 2021
The government’s claim to increase exports also does not seem to supporting the economy because it would be forced to spend a large portion of its foreign exchange on cotton import due to less production of cotton in the country ... It said the government should not get foreign loans ...
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As the US pulls out, the Afghan war enters a brutal phase

The Independent 13 Jun 2021
... brutal phase of ground engagements, many on the edges of densely populated urban areas, as US forces’ airstrikes wind down ... By 1 May, the date marking the start of the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, the Taliban had massed hundreds of fighters in Helmand.
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At least seven killed in Kabul buses blasts

The Wire Network 13 Jun 2021
Blasts hit two buses in western Kabul on Saturday, killing at least seven people, according to police ... Also read ... Violence has been rising as foreign forces withdraw from the country by Sept ... ....
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Rain down, fishing up; ater levels falling, clearing across area

The Advocate 13 Jun 2021
What! We’ve been six days without rain! ... pickup ... Rep ... “From pandemic-related disruptions and record Spillway openings, to being forced to compete in markets rife with unfair foreign trade practices, Louisiana’s shrimp industry has been getting killed by an onslaught of challenges — this is the kind of help needed,” Graves said in the announcement. .
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Taliban Rejects Foreign Military Role in Guarding Kabul Airport After Troop Exit

The Wire Network 12 Jun 2021
“The presence of foreign forces under whatever name or by whichever country in our homeland is unacceptable for the Afghan people and the Islamic Emirate ,” the insurgent group cautioned Saturday in a policy statement sent to journalists.
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US envoy says security law threatens Hong Kong’s global standing

Irish Independent 12 Jun 2021
In unusually strident remarks to Reuters this week, US Consul-General Hanscom Smith called it “appalling” that Beijing’s influence had “vilified” routine diplomatic activities such as meeting local activists, part of a government crackdown on foreign forces “casting a pall over the city”.
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New arrests in Iraq point to ongoing struggle with militias and corruption

The National 12 Jun 2021
These include the ousting of US and other foreign coalition forces invited by the Iraqi government to help fight ISIS ... to fire rockets at foreign forces stationed within Baghdad international airport, and had been arrested at the scene by the state's Counter Terrorism Service.
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US Embassy in Kabul pauses visa services as coronavirus cases surge

Stars and Stripes 12 Jun 2021
before foreign forces fully withdraw ... In April, President Joe Biden announced that all foreign forces would be out of the country by Sept ... “And we think it will be even worse for us once foreign forces leave ... Michael McCaul, R-Texas, the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs ...
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Taliban says security of airports, embassies to be 'Afghan responsibility'

Hindustan Times 12 Jun 2021
Foreign forces should hold 'no hope' of keeping a military presence in Afghanistan after the US and NATO withdraw troops, the Taliban said Saturday, warning the security of embassies and airports would be the responsibility of Afghans ... special forces after it had left.
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Task force heralds migrant worker vaccination

Canada Dot Com 12 Jun 2021
The Workplace Wellness for Agri-Food Workers Task Force dates back to before the pandemic and has worked to facilitate the inoculation of ...
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Blasts on buses in western Kabul kill at least 7: Police

Straits Times 12 Jun 2021
Violence has been rising as foreign forces withdraw from the country by Sept 11 and efforts to broker a peace settlement between the Afghan government and insurgent Taliban have slowed ... Hamid Karzai International Airport after the departure of the rest of the US-led foreign force.
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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow released

Beijing News 12 Jun 2021
Hong Kong, June 12 (ANI) ... The law criminalises secession, subversion and collusion with foreign forces and carries with it strict prison terms. It came into effect from July 1, 2020. She was freed today morning ... Last August, she was arrested in connection with another case for allegedly colluding with foreign forces and endangering national security.
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Why businesses may have to ‘pick sides’ if China starts using anti-sanctions law

South China Morning Post 12 Jun 2021
China will soon start targeting foreign and Chinese businesses under its new law to counter Western ...
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