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FIFA urges governments to rehome Afghan refugees after evacuating ‘mostly women and children’ in second rescue mission to Qatar

A chartered flight co-ordinated by football’s governing body has transported a group, include female footballers and basketball players, to Doha. A total of 57 people with links to sport, such as referees and coaches, fled their country, which came under Taliban control following the withdrawal of allied forces including the US …

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Pentagon offers unspecified ‘condolence payments’ for 7 Afghan children & aid worker murdered in botched drone strike

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby revealed the offer on Friday, stating that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made a “commitment” to the Akhmadi family for compensation following the August 29 drone strike, “including offering ex gratia condolence payments” and State Department assistance in relocating family members to the United States. The offer …

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