Police remove flagpole at centre of Afghan, Taliban row




 
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Police remove flagpole at centre of Afghan, Taliban row
 
June 23rd, 2013  
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Police remove flagpole at centre of Afghan, Taliban row
By Hamid Shalizi and Amena Bakr KABUL/DOHA (Reuters) - Police have removed a flagpole from the Taliban's office in Qatar, an official said on Sunday, expunging the last visible sign of official decoration that riled the Afghan government and derailed nascent peace talks. The Taliban was due to hold discussions with U.S. officials in Qatar last Thursday - originally raising hopes the meeting could develop into full-blown negotiations to end Afghanistan's 12-year-old war. ...




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