Tag Archives: Peter Jouvenal

Afghan ex-president calls US order to unfreeze 9/11 billions ‘an atrocity’

Afghanistan’s former president on Sunday called a White House order to unfreeze US$3.5 billion in Afghan assets held in the US for families of September 11 victims an atrocity against the Afghan people.At a packed news conference, Hamid Karzai sought the help of Americans, particularly the families of the thousands …

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A ‘number’ of British nationals detained in Afghanistan, UK says

A “number” of British nationals are being detained in Afghanistan, the UK government said on Saturday, adding that it had raised the issue with the country’s Taliban authorities.The foreign ministry’s statement to Agence France-Presse came a day after the Taliban released two overseas journalists who had been detained, including a …

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