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To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go
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To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolize power, but they insist there won’t be peace in…
South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest
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South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest

South African authorities have announced that the country’s military is preparing to mobilize around 25,000 troops to help bring a…
Reuters journalist killed covering clash between Afghan forces, Taliban
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Reuters journalist killed covering clash between Afghan forces, Taliban

SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan, July 16 (Reuters) – Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed on Friday while covering a clash between Afghan security…
Palestinians shaken but steadfast as PA suppresses dissent
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Palestinians shaken but steadfast as PA suppresses dissent

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Nearly two weeks after he was severely beaten by Palestinian security forces, Akil Awawdeh is…
France urges compatriots to leave Afghanistan immediately
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France urges compatriots to leave Afghanistan immediately

PARIS (AP) — France on Tuesday urged all its citizens to leave Afghanistan immediately given growing security risks, and is…
Taliban warn Turkey against ‘reprehensible’ plan to run Kabul airport
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Taliban warn Turkey against ‘reprehensible’ plan to run Kabul airport

KABUL/ANKARA, July 13 (Reuters) – The Taliban warned Turkey on Tuesday against plans to keep some troops in Afghanistan to…
Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32
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Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military…
Top US commander in Afghanistan hands over command
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Top US commander in Afghanistan hands over command

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The top US commander in Afghanistan relinquished his command at a ceremony in the Afghan capital…
Violence spreads to South Africa’s economic hub in wake of Zuma jailing
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Violence spreads to South Africa’s economic hub in wake of Zuma jailing

JOHANNESBURG, July 11 (Reuters) – Shops were looted overnight and a section of the M2 highway was closed in Johannesburg…
India pulls officials from Afghanistan’s Kandahar as Taliban widens control
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India pulls officials from Afghanistan’s Kandahar as Taliban widens control

MUMBAI, July 11 (Reuters) – India said on Sunday it had temporarily brought back officials from its consulate in Kandahar,…
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