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Istanbul, formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural and historic center.
Maulvi Naik Mohammad, a key Taliban commander, was killed and two of his comrades were injured on Monday in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Andreas von Brandt, the EU ambassador in Afghanistan, on Saturday urged the Taliban to take the upcoming UN-led conference on Afghanistan seriously and hoped that the Taliban will not miss this opportunity offered to them at the upcoming Istanbul conference.
Taliban's spokesperson Mohammad Naeem Wardak said on Tuesday that the movement would refrain from taking part in any conference until foreign military presence in Afghanistan is ended.
The 10th summit of eight developing countries (D-8) began virtually in Iran on Thursday.
Terming India-Russia relations as ''time tested'', External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday said the partnership between the two countries is important for global peace, security and stability.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has shared the details of his three-phase roadmap to restore peace in Afghanistan with envoys of various countries, Tolo News reported citing sources.
The evacuation of passengers has started from the Warsaw Chopin Airport, Poland's biggest airport, over a bomb threat, Dagmara Bielec-Janas, spokesperson for the Polish Border Guard, told reporters.
Representatives from the UN, Turkey, Qatar and the US met the peace negotiating team of Afghanistan in Doha and discussed the agenda of the Istanbul conference on Afghan peace.