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Iran, EU Discuss Afghanistan Peace in Tehran

The European Unions Special Envoy for Afghanistan, who is on an official visit to Tehran for political consultations, has met ...


Afghan Peace Talks Suspended Amid Conflict Over Delegates

Disputes over the size of delegations have roiled critical peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, with new ...


Official: Taliban, IS Deprive Afghan Kids of Polio Vaccine

Some information in this report came from Reuters. More than 1 million Afghan children, particularly in conflict-stricken regions of the ...


Qatar: Afghan-to-Afghan Talks Postponed Indefinitely

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - A first round of Afghan-to-Afghan peace talks that would have seen Taliban and government officials sit together ...


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U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...

Business

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Wall Street climbs ahead of Easter break

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. shares advanced on Thursday, the final trading day of the week, ahead of the ...

LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...

Greenback shines as stocks diop acfross Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks finished in negatiove territory across the board on Thursday. The U.S. dollar however was in demand ...

NFL releases schedule for 256-game 2019 season

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The NFL announced its season schedule for 2019 on Wednesday night. The 17-week, 256-game ...

G20 to meet in Riyadh in November 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The dates have been set for the G20 Leaders’ Summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia in ...

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Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...


Iran, EU Discuss Afghanistan Peace in Tehran

The European Unions Special Envoy for Afghanistan, who is on an official visit to Tehran for political consultations, has met ...


Afghan Peace Talks Suspended Amid Conflict Over Delegates

Disputes over the size of delegations have roiled critical peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, with new ...


Official: Taliban, IS Deprive Afghan Kids of Polio Vaccine

Some information in this report came from Reuters. More than 1 million Afghan children, particularly in conflict-stricken regions of the ...


Qatar: Afghan-to-Afghan Talks Postponed Indefinitely

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - A first round of Afghan-to-Afghan peace talks that would have seen Taliban and government officials sit together ...


Takeaways from Pakistan's World Cup squad

New Delhi [India], Apr 19 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced its national 15-man squad for the ICC Men's World ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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