4 Takeaways From the U.S. Deal With the Taliban

DOHA, Qatar — The agreement just signed by American and Taliban negotiators opens the way for direct negotiations between the insurgents and other Afghans, including the country’s government, on a political …

U.S. Signs Peace Deal With Taliban After Nearly 2 Decades Of War In Afghanistan – NPR

Members of the Taliban delegation gather ahead of Saturday’s signing ceremony with the United States in the Qatari capital of Doha. Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Giuseppe …

Protesters decry Cypriot crossing closures over virus

Protesters pull the barriers set up by the police as they demonstrate against the closing of a crossing point straddling a United Nations-controlled buffer zone in divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, …

The ‘Puppet Master’ of Putin’s Kremlin Is Out, but His Sinister Policies Are Still In

ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP via Getty Images More Trump’s Fury at Intel Briefing Shows Putin’s Bet Keeps Paying Off He also became Russia’s ruthless hand in rebellious eastern Ukraine through the last six …

The Taliban Peace Deal Might Have Been Had Many Years and Thousands of Lives Ago

John Moore More The end was closing in on them. Not two months after the U.S. invaded Afghanistan in 2001, the Taliban’s Kandahar stronghold was about to fall to its Northern …

REFILE-Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 43, 593 people infected

(Refiles with correct media tag) DUBAI, Feb 29 (Reuters) – Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has reached 43, a health official told state TV on Saturday, adding that the …

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 43, 593 people infected

DUBAI, Feb 29 (Reuters) – Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has reached 43, a health official told state TV on Saturday, adding that the number of infected people across …

Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Reports 800 New Cases – The New York Times

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe U.C.-Davis Medical Center in California, where a patient with the coronavirus is being treated.Credit…Max Whittaker for The New York Times New cases in three …

Coronavirus: Trump calls criticism Democrat ‘hoax’

US President Donald Trump has called criticism from Democrats over his reaction to the global coronavirus outbreak as a “hoax”. “The Democrats are politicising the coronavirus,” he said at a campaign …

Turkey releases video of missile strike on Pantsir-S1 in Syria

Turkish media released unique footage shows Turkey’s armed unmanned aircraft system destroyed a Pantsir-S1 self-propelled combined gun-missile system during its strike on Syrian Arab Army targets on Friday near Idlib. In …

Malaysia’s Muhyiddin named PM in shock that sidelines old rivals – CNBC

Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin shows a document after submitting an application for a new political party on August 9, 2016. Opponents of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak applied …