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BBC News Bulletins Taken Off-Air in Afghanistan After Taliban Ruling

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The BBC's TV news bulletins have been taken off-air in Afghanistan after the Taliban "ordered our TV partners to remove international broadcasters from their airwaves".

The corporation has called on the Taliban to "reverse their decision", claiming the service reaches six million Afghans weekly.