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Fears in US of bad peace deal with the Taliban

In recent days several US officials have suggested that an accord could be imminent in discussions with the Taliban in Qatar.
August 18, 2019
At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said.
August 18, 2019
The Taliban denied any involvement in the attack.
August 18, 2019
US President Donald Trump will address the nation on Monday after two shootings left 29 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem.
August 05, 2019
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Hindu-nationalist party also moved a bill proposing to divide the territory into two regions to be directly ruled by New Delhi.
August 05, 2019
Calculated since 1986, the grim milestone has arrived earlier each year.
July 29, 2019
The protest was the latest in a wave of demonstrations calling for fair local elections in the capital.
July 28, 2019
The death toll in a landslide which buried a village in southwest China rose to 36, state broadcaster CCTV said Sunday, with 15 still missing days after the disaster struck.
July 28, 2019
The cricket-hero-turned-prime-minister faces growing anger as he chases an elusive target: how to right the South Asian nation's teetering economy.
July 24, 2019
The voting closes Monday in the contest to become Britain's next prime minister, with Boris Johnson expected to be confirmed as the winner charged with delivering Brexit.
July 22, 2019
None of the owners of the suspended accounts said they had been given any reason for the move by Twitter.
July 21, 2019
Britain on Saturday urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit.
July 21, 2019
Climate data showed June was the hottest month on record worldwide, with a heat wave across Europe smashing national records.
July 21, 2019
The attack happened at the entrance of a hospital in Kotlan Saidan village on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan.
July 21, 2019
He died in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court.
June 17, 2019
Technology may help train elderly workers as well as to assist them access necessary services like healthcare and to manage their finances.
June 09, 2019
The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported.
June 09, 2019
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday made an unscheduled stop at a Catholic church bombed during the Easter suicide attacks ahead of his official welcome to Sri Lanka.
June 09, 2019
The mortality rate was 29 percent less than when patients were given a placebo.
June 02, 2019
US President Donald Trump has told Fox News he is “very happy” with the trade war.
June 02, 2019
Millions of Indonesians were on the move at the weekend as they returned home to villages and towns across the world's biggest Muslim nation to mark the end of Ramadan.
June 02, 2019
The Kawasaki mass stabbing occurred during the busy early morning commute.
May 28, 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's embattled coalition will hold crisis talks Monday after a thumping at European polls that has reignited questions over its survival.
May 27, 2019
Trump played down recent belligerence from Pyongyang, which last month fired short-range missiles that raised tensions in the region.
May 27, 2019
India's enormous election took six weeks to hold, but organisers have alloted just one day to count all the ballots cast by some of the 900 million eligible voters.
May 22, 2019
Iraq's southern marshes are blossoming once more thanks to a wave of ecotourists picnicking and paddling down their replenished river bends.
May 22, 2019
Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency, which jointly produced the report, said the findings were a call to action.
May 22, 2019
Four days before Europe's 400 million potential voters are called to the polls, EU leaders hope to reverse the usual low turnout to avoid opening the door to eurosceptic forces.
May 19, 2019
Voting in one of India's most acrimonious elections in decades entered its final day Sunday as Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrambled to hang on to his overall majority.
May 19, 2019
The company did not indicate when it first became aware of the problem, and whether it informed regulators.
May 19, 2019

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