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, …

43rd UNHRC session: ‘Pakistani Army Epicenter of International Terrorism’ poster displayed at Broken Chair in Geneva

GENEVA: A banner with the slogan – ‘Pakistani Army Epicenter of International Terrorism’ – has been put up at the iconic Broken Chair during the 43rd session of the United Nations …

Lockheed Martin releases image of its super fast weapon

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has released the image of its super-fast or hypersonic weapon system, called the AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW. For the first …

US set to sign peace deal with Afghanistan's Taliban

Afghan security personnel gather at the site of bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Afghan officials says the bomb placed in a motorbike wounded nine people. The truce …

As India counts dead, brutality of Hindu-Muslim riot emerges

An Indian Hindu man, who was allegedly injured in communal violence, addresses a protest demonstration organized by Hindu organizations in New Delhi that in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. …

U.S. Expected to Sign Deal With Taliban to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan – The New York Times

DOHA, Qatar — The United States is expected to sign a peace deal with the Taliban insurgency on Saturday that for the first time after two decades of grinding warfare would …

Coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates – Al Jazeera English

South Korea urged citizens on Saturday to stay indoors as it warned of a “critical moment” in its battle against the coronavirus after recording the biggest daily jump in infections, with …

U.S. Navy awards Textron first production contract for Unmanned Influence Sweep System

The U.S. Navy awarded Textron Systems’ AAI Corporation its first low-rate initial production (LRIP) contract for the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) Unmanned Surface Vehicle Program, according to a statement issued Friday by …

The Driving Force in Irish Politics? Finding a Decent Place to Live

DUBLIN — After Ireland’s economy cratered in 2008, the friends and fellow activists watched a mass exodus of young people do what the Irish had always done in times of crisis: …