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Bus Bomb Kills 7 People in Afghanistan; Taliban Officials Arrive in Oslo for International Talks

HeadlineJan 24, 2022

In Afghanistan, at least seven people were killed Saturday after a bomb went off on a bus in the western city of Herat.

Taliban leaders are holding three-day talks in Oslo with Afghan civil society representatives and officials from the U.S. and European nations. The parties are expected to discuss women’s rights, as well as access to billions of dollars in frozen assets and aid money. The U.N. warns foreign sanctions are leading Afghanistan to an even worse humanitarian disaster, with some 23 million Afghans facing extreme hunger and nearly 9 million at risk of famine.

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