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U.S. and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria

The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve before an agreement could be announced. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, addressing …

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UN strongly condemned Kabul terrorist attack

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and the head of the UN Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA), Tadamichi Yamamoto, have strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul that struck a peaceful demonstration, a statement released on Saturday said. On Saturday afternoon, at least 80 people were killed and more than 231 others …

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Afghan forces’ casualties high in 2016: US general

Afghan security forces are suffering rising levels of battlefield casualties this year and some of the Taliban’s finances have been disrupted after a U.S. airstrike killed their leader, top US commander in Afghanistan has said. Reuters has quoted U.S. Army General and the commander of NATO-led Resolute Support Mission, John …

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