Rahiba Rahimi started Afghanistan's first fashion label with designs using a combination of traditional handiwork and contemporary styles. She hopes her business will contribute to rebuilding her war-torn country, but not everyone supports her work.
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Donald Trump's plan to reduce US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq to 2,500 each by mid-January is a slap in the face of US allies and strengthens extremism.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says the hasty withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan could damage a budding peace process. But the Taliban have reportedly welcomed the US decision to reduce military presence.
At the Munich Security Conference, the Afghan leader refused to confirm the US-Taliban deal but said a proper announcement will be made in a week to ten days. He also said the US and Afghanistan are now on the same page.
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