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The Taliban are expected to announce a new government

Top of The World: The Taliban are expected to announce their new government as early as Thursday. And, Cyprus is on alert over an oil slick creeping across the Mediterranean that could reach the northeastern tip of the island in the next 24 hours. Also, Malaysians watching their country’s shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli win gold on Tuesday were outraged after officials from the Paralympic Games disqualified the athlete for failing to show up on time for the competition.

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G-7 holds emergency summit on Afghanistan

Top of The World: The G-7 will hold an emergency virtual summit on Afghanistan on Tuesday, a week after the Taliban took over the country. And, US Vice President Kamala Harris has accused China of coercion and intimidation in the South China Sea. Also, the Paralympics have started in Tokyo — without spectators — at the National Stadium.