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, …

Turkey opens gates into Europe as migrants gather on border

A man reacts as he arrives with other migrants at the village of Skala Sikaminias, on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, Saturday, Feb. 29, …

Turkey's Erdogan says Europe borders open as refugees gather

A man reacts as he arrives with other migrants at the village of Skala Sikaminias, on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, Saturday, Feb. 29, …

Turkish soldier killed in northwest Syria artillery strike

A Turkish military convoy drive in the east of Idlib, Syria, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. NATO envoys were holding emergency talks Friday at the request of Turkey following the killing of …

Boris Johnson’s Challenge: Narrow a 50% Productivity Gap With London

(Bloomberg) — Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world threatened by trade wars. Sign up here.  The challenge facing Boris Johnson to raise living standards in struggling regions …

Malaysia’s Mahathir says he has support to return as PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad indicated Saturday that he will reconcile with the former ruling alliance he led with rival Anwar Ibrahim in an about-turn that follows a week of …

U.S. shuts border bridge to stop migrants rushing across from Mexico – Reuters

CIUDAD JUAREZ/EL PASO (Reuters) – U.S. authorities said they closed the busy Ciudad Juarez-El Paso border bridge on Friday after more than a hundred mostly Cuban migrants tried to cross in …

Humiliated and abused, the women trapped in a country far from home

Lisa, a 25-year-old Ethiopian woman, survives on a dollar a day. She lives with three others in a cramped attic. Beirut, Lebanon — Wendy’s boss glared at her as she chopped …

US postpones ASEAN regional summit due to coronavirus: Official

WASHINGTON: The United States has delayed a regional ASEAN summit scheduled to take place in Las Vegas next month due to fears of the coronavirus, a senior administration official said Friday.“As …