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Taliban fighters hold their weapons before surrendering them to Afghan authorities in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Around 53 Taliban fighters laid down their weapons at a ceremony, as part of a peace-reconciliation program

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Taliban fighters hold their weapons before surrendering them to Afghan authorities in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Around 53 Taliban fighters laid down their weapons at a ceremony, as part of a peace-reconciliation program

A protester against an amnesty bill wears a plastic bag over her head in front of police barricades on the main road near the government and parliament buildings in central Bangkok

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A protester against a controversial amnesty bill wears a plastic bag over her head in front of police barricades near the government and parliament buildings in central Bangkok on Friday