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A tentative agreement sets an initial trust-building goal of a seven-day “reduction in violence” between the Taliban and the U.S. Then difficult talks begin, supported by the Afghan people’s embrace of their democratic progress.
Both athletes and elected leaders deserve medals for recognizing the problems of online sports gambling.
Sudan’s move to submit an ousted dictator to international justice would also help reconcile a nation torn by mass atrocities.
Voters in the nation’s capital sent a message to the ruling party that anti-Muslim policies go against India’s secular tradition.
Months of demonstrations have challenged the regime and set a template for redefining community among Iraqis.
The governing party’s collusion with a far-right party sets off a reaction that signals Germans are still on the lookout for fascist tendencies.
Turkey faces the prospect of a massive wave of refugees from the battle for Syria’s Idlib province. It needs the world’s help to continue its generosity as a host to displaced Syrians.
Both the Chinese people and their leaders are debating the failings of top-down governance in dealing with the virus outbreak. That alone is a refreshing shift in leadership.
For the second time, a court in Africa has annulled a presidential vote over anomalies. Judges with high civic principles may be crucial for democracy on the continent.
A humanitarian airlift of ill civilians from Yemen signals a recognition that innocents must be protected during war.
In China’s isolation, Brexit, and American politics, those who offer a helping hand can lessen the decoupling of ties.
As the virus outbreak in China leads to distrust of its rulers, the rulers highlight the role of nurses. Worldwide, their professional qualities are trustworthy simply because they facilitate healing.
As they split, the U.K. and European Union are each striving to boost the talents of their people in science and technology. In that venture they are united in seeing the potential for creativity.
Even as the plane-makers face stiff costs for internal mistakes, they also seem bent on an audit of company culture.
The arrest of the leader of a Pakistani movement trying to end military killings of civilians only shows the legitimacy of pro-democracy protests in many Muslim countries.
Officials are learning how to avoid public panic as much as control a disease. The world can learn what China has had to learn about antidotes for undue alarm.
As the president is discovering, the process of negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians is as important as the details of a deal.
A U.N. tribunal orders Myanmar to protect the Rohingya minority as it weighs a charge of genocide. The decision hints at hope of reform within the country’s military.
Donations for charity or politics could hit new records even as concepts of giving are changing.
Compared with its reaction in past outbreaks of disease, Beijing shows a new willingness to adopt transparency as a rule for governance – and for social stability.
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