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Ghani appeals Trump to hold US troops in Afghanistan

afghan issue KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan on Thursday sent a letter to President Donald Trump appealing him to keep the United States’ Army in...

China to play active role in settling Afghan issue

INP BEIJING China always believes that the Afghan issue should be settled through political means and firmly supports the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and...

US secretly ships Cold War-era plutonium to Nevada

The US court in Nevada has been considering an effort by the state of Nevada to stop planned shipments of a metric ton of plutonium from South Carolina Monitoring Desk...

Pompeo says team heading to Asia for 2nd Trump-Kim summit

News Desk WASHINGTON Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is sending a team “someplace in Asia” to set up a second summit between President Donald Trump and North...

Afghanistan talks ‘proceeding well’: Trump

United States and the insurgent group had sketched the outlines of an eventual peace deal NEWS DESK WASHINGTON Negotiations in Afghanistan are going well, U.S. President...

Stranded migrants to leave rescue ship: Italian PM

NEWS DESK MILAN Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said 47 migrants who have been blocked at sea off Sicily for 11 days on a rescue ship will be allowed to come...

Grenade attack kills two at southern Philippines mosque

News desk Manila A grenade attack on a mosque in the troubled southern Philippines killed two people early Wednesday, authorities said, just days after a deadly Catholic...

More than 130 migrants feared drowned in shipwrecks off Djibouti: UN

Monitoring desk GENEVA More than 130 migrants are missing off the coast of Djibouti after two overloaded boats capsized in rough seas, the United Nations migration...

Temperatures could hit -45°C as life-threatening cold grips US

News desk washington A blast of arctic-chilled air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, record-setting cold to a wide swath of the eastern United States on Tuesday,...

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog cloaks Bangkok

Monitoring desk Bangkok Toxic smog forced Bangkok authorities to issue an unprecedented order to shut nearly 450 schools on Wednesday, as authorities struggle to manage...