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International relations

At U.N., dual camps but no takers for Taliban recognition

Afghanistan not represented and still sanctioned after week of deliberations

The United Nations headquarters building is seen from inside the General Assembly hall before heads of state begin to address the annual gathering.    © Reuters

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations General Assembly that closed Monday saw Taliban-controlled Afghanistan emerge as the "no man's land" of international relations and procedures, with questions looming about its legitimacy, economy and future.

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