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VP Dostum to ‘Return Home within a Week’

First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum will return to Afghanistan within a week, after being in Turkey for medical checks-up, officials said on Tuesday. Dostum left for Turkey in May for medical treatment amid accusations of ordering his security guards to torture and rape a political rival, Ahmad Ishchi. “We are optimistic that …

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Dostum’s Office ‘Strongly’ Rejects Report on Vice President’s Return to Afghanistan

First Vice President’s Office has strongly rejected the report in which claimed a plane carrying General Abdul Rashid Dostum to Afghanistan from Turkey was forcefully diverted.  The report released earlier suggested that Dostum attempted to land in Mazar-e-Sharif airport in northern Balkh province and his plane was not allowed by the German military. The …

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Turkey Referendum: Erdogan Declares Victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country’s prime minister have declared victory in a Sunday referendum designed to hand Erdogan sweeping powers. The Turkish Election Commission has yet to release its official results, and the opposition promised to contest at least a third of the votes cast. But according to …

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