A young Afghan refugee living in Portugal is attempting to achieve in 10 months what normally takes years of preparation - qualifying to box in the Olympics. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. is considering signing an agreement with the Taliban. He said they would only sign if the week-long reduction in violence is successful. According to CNN,..
A short drive from the Islamabad hotel where top officials are discussing their future, many Afghan refugees are fearful and uncertain about a peace deal that could see them repatriated. Lucy Fielder..
One of thousands of Afghans badly injured during years of conflict, Nilofar Bayat hopes for peace so that her wheelchair basketball team can take part in the Paralympics but fears a return to power by.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Afghanistan's government has agreed to postpone President Ashraf Ghani's inauguration to a second term, the United States said on Tuesday as it declined to recognize competing election victory claims.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
The United States wants Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his political rival and jeopardize U.S.-led peacemaking.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
Watch VideoA newly released U.N. report shows over 10,000 Afghan civilians were killed or injured in armed conflict last year. It brings the total number of civilian deaths and injuries in.. Newsy - Published
· For decades, the CIA used Swiss company Crypto AG, which it covertly owned, to spy on both adversaries and allies, according to leaked documents published last week.
· The CIA called it "the.. Business Insider - Published
Has Modi learnt to play Trump better? A look at possible deliverables beyond Motera.
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Briefing the media a few days ago, “government sources” said that the massive roadshow.. Eurasia Review - Published
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Backed by ‘all weather friend’ China, Pakistan again escaped the ignominy of being put into the ‘club’ of High-Risk Jurisdictions, commonly referred to as the ‘black.. Eurasia Review - Published
Cate Blanchett is hitting the small screen! The 50-year-old actress has teamed up with her school friend Elise McCredie and director Tony Ayres to create a six-part drama called Stateless from NBCU... Just Jared - Published
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U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday a seven-day partial truce with the Afghan Taliban has “been holding up” and it could eventually lead to his signing of a peace deal with the.. Eurasia Review - Published
Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces clashed in parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, a day after a week-long "reduction in violence" was announced, but the incidents did not… Japan Today - Published Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
Watch VideoU.S. forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan entered a week-long temporary truce which, if successful, could accelerate negotiations to end the longest war in American history.
Beginning.. Newsy - Published
A week-long, partial truce came into effect across Afghanistan on Saturday, with jubilant civilians celebrating in the streets to mark a potentially historic turning point in the war, even as isolated.. WorldNews - Published
Bollywood diva Zeenat Aman says she had an iconic journey as an actor and was fortunate to work with "some really wonderful directors". The actress was last seen on the big screen in a brief role in.. Mid-Day - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hopes for ending America’s longest war hinge on maintaining a weeklong fragile truce in Afghanistan that U.S. officials and experts agree will be difficult to assess and fraught.. Seattle Times - Published
By Frud Bezhan
(RFE/RL) — The United States and the Taliban are on the verge of signing a historic deal that could pave the way to ending America’s longest-ever war.
The deal due to be.. Eurasia Review - Published