President Joe Biden's decision to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11 of this year was slammed by Russia and the Taliban on Wednesday, and was also criticized by the Afghan government. US troops have been in Afghanistan for nearly two decades following the 9/11 terrorist attacks committed by fundamentalist group al-Qaida. Russia's foreign ministry said the US withdrawal strategy violates an agreement with the Taliban. The US had previously agreed to withdraw all troops out of Afghanistan by May 1, under a February 2020 deal with the Taliban that was brokered in Doha, Qatar. The late exit could fan the violence, according to Moscow. Watch video 02:22 Share Afghanistan: An unfinished war Send Facebook Twitter reddit EMail Facebook Messenger Web Whatsapp Web Telegram linkedin Permalink https://p.dw.com/p/3s0mL Afghanistan: An unfinished war 20 years later "What is concerning in this … [Read more...] about Taliban, Russia criticize US over Afghanistan withdrawal
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TOM RHODES has been crowned MasterChef's 2021 champion. The Newcastle-based foodie put an incredible performance to win Wednesday's final. Who is Tom on MasterChef 2021? Tom manages a high-street chain restaurant. The MasterChef contestant said: “I am totally obsessed with cooking, “I am the kind of person who will spend three, four, five hours making dinner – just for myself a lot of the time, because I live alone." He impressed judges with his beer battered monkfish and yuzu mayonnaise. "I love this fella," Gregg Wallace said after he served up the plate. His food is, in the judges' own words, “bold, daring and interesting” and he has stormed his way into the semi finals. Tom showcases his extraordinary cookery skills on his Instagram, where he cooks everything from sushi, to pizza and sourdough. What has Tom said about being on MasterChef? Tom told BBC Radio Newcastle's Tom Campbell that he has been watching the show for over 15 years. He … [Read more...] about Who is Tom on MasterChef 2021?