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Taliban eases stance as Iran condemns offensive in Panjshir

By AFP, published by The Straits Times Kabul – The Taliban today (Sept. 6) called on former members of the Afghan forces to integrate with the new hardline rulers, as Iran’s foreign ministry condemned the group’s military offensive in the holdout Panjshir Valley. “The Afghan forces who were trained in the past 20 years will

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Coronavirus

‘Pantries of sharing’ being set up in Bangkok to ease pandemic pain

THE Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has started setting up “pantries of sharing” at various locations in all 50 districts of the metropolis with these to be stocked with non-perishable food items to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic, TV Channel 7 said today (Sept. 6). BMA Governor Pol. Gen. Asawin Kwanmuang also invited companies,

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Coronavirus

Move to lift emergency decree on Friday

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee will consider revoking the emergency decree at its meeting on Friday September 10 which will evaluate the coronavirus situation in the country after the latest relaxation of restrictions, TV Channel 7 said today (Sept. 6). The CCSA executive panel chaired by Prime MInister Prayut Chan-o-cha

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