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After 18 years of war in Afghanistan, the long-sought peace agreement could begin Friday with seven days of suspended violence. The deal will be signed Feb. 29.
Coronavirus’s human cost is evident. But another kind of challenge for China – economic and political – is beginning to take hold.
As Iranians head to the polls Friday, an increasingly dejected citizenry, and insecure leadership, are lowering projections for turnout.
UN asks Greece to fix bottlenecks for the largest influx of refugees since the crisis’ 2015-16 peak. Overcrowding hits locals and migrants alike.
Dogs compete during the traditional Sedivackuv Long dog sled race in the Czech Republic on Jan. 23, 2020.
A xenophobic attack in Hanau, Germany, which killed nine people, comes amid growing concerns about far-right violence. Chancellor Merkel said the shootings expose the "poison" of racism in German society. All nine people killed had foreign backgrounds.
Emboldened by President Donald Trump's support and new Mideast plan, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be charging ahead with construction. On Thursday, he announced plans for a "mid-sized city" in an area Palestinians want for themselves.
In Afghanistan, distrust and suspicions abound, but the U.S. and the Taliban are embarking on another search for a deal to end America's longest war.
E-commerce is thriving as coronavirus controls keep factories, restaurants, cinemas, offices, and shops closed across China. Shut-in Chinese are relying on the internet for food, entertainment, and shopping as delivery companies work overtime to meet demands.
Russia is adopting Keynesian economics and stimulus spending in an attempt to give its long-austere economy a boost.
After the city fell into rebel hands in 2012, domestic flights between the country's largest cities were grounded. President Bashar al-Assad has reopened the airport this week as government forces consolidate control in Idlib province, the last rebel-held areas.
Called Reconnect Brooklyn, this group helps young men who lack ties to either school or jobs. Learning to make T-shirts is a meaningful step up.
Coronavirus is only the most recent of several outbreaks that have originated in China. Why is that, and how is Beijing responding?
We hear the worried question frequently: Where is the world headed? ven amid deep uncertainty, many are trying to shape a path toward progress.
Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud, and accepting lavish gifts in exchange for regulatory favors. The timing of the March 17 trial against Israel's longest-serving prime minister could weaken his ability to form a new government.
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