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Taliban faces backlash as ban on humanitarian agencies puts Afghans at risk

Taliban faces backlash as ban on humanitarian agencies puts Afghans at risk

Polio vaccinations and free help to those wounded in conflict are among the services provided by the now banned Red Cross and World Health Organisation.

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Premature blast kills 3 Taliban militants inside mosque in Takhar US urges Kabul, Taliban to return to negotiating table as Doha talks postponed Afghan forces kill 11 Taliban fighters in Faryab Afghan forces arrest fugitive Taliban commander in Farah ISIS kills 8 members of Taliban's Red Unit in Nangarhar Unexploded mortar shell kills 7 children in Laghman Afghan forces repel Taliban attack on Tashkan District, killing 6 militants Taliban announce ban on Red Cross, WHO in Afghanistan Defence Ministry dismisses Taliban's spring offensive claim as 'mere propaganda' NDS special forces raid Taliban top commander's hideout in Uruzgan Afghan forces seize Taliban hideout in Nangarhar Coalition air strike kills 7 ISIS fighters in Kunar

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