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Five Months On: Is the Taliban Keeping Its Promises?

It's been five months since the collapse of the Ashraf Ghani-led government in Afghanistan and the subsequent takeover of the Taliban. The group made several promises that it has learned from its previous rule. But many in the international community are questioning if the Taliban is sincere. After the dissolution of the country's election commission, is there any hope left to have a free and fair election in Afghanistan? Guests: Huseyin Avni Botsali Former OIC Envoy to Afghanistan Omar Samad Former Afghan Diplomat

Taliban rule out peace talks with the Afghan government until prisoners are released

Taliban rule out peace talks with the Afghan government until prisoners are released

US and Taliban reach a week-long truce

US and Taliban reach a week-long truce

Is Iran supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan?

Is Iran supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan?

Hundreds killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Hundreds killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Somalia’s New President Praises Turkiye’s Past Support As He Looks To Tackle a Series of Challenges

Somalia’s New President Praises Turkiye’s Past Support As He Looks To Tackle a Series of Challenges

Erdogan Blasts Greece’s PM For Trying to Block F-16 Deal

Erdogan Blasts Greece’s PM For Trying to Block F-16 Deal

What Role Could the EU Play In a Multipolar Middle East?

What Role Could the EU Play In a Multipolar Middle East?

Turkish Foreign Minister Visits US to Discuss Ukraine, NATO, F-16s

Turkish Foreign Minister Visits US to Discuss Ukraine, NATO, F-16s

Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Weighs Heavily on Central Asian Countries

Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Weighs Heavily on Central Asian Countries

Türkiye Says It Opposes NATO Membership for Finland and Sweden

Türkiye Says It Opposes NATO Membership for Finland and Sweden

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

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